Barbara Rae CBE RA RE (b.1943) is a Scottish painter and printmaker whose acclaimed work is exhibited worldwide. Her landscapes are conveyed through her vivacious use of colour, composition and line.
Barbara Rae studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1961 to 1965 where she was awarded a travel scholarship, taking her to work in France and Spain in 1966. She attended Moray House College of Education and taught in Edinburgh until 1972.
She went on to lecture in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking at Aberdeen College of Education from 1972 to 1974 and lectured in Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1975 to 1996.