Elizabeth Dempster

British (1909 - 1987)
Elizabeth Dempster Cock About 1946

Biography

Born 1909
Died 1987
Nationality British

Elizabeth Dempster was born in Greenock, Scotland and studied at Edinburgh College of Art. Specialising in sculpture, Dempster continued her training at Regent Street Polytechnic in London and at Munich Academy in Germany. She was commissioned to create and contribute to several public works including an organ case for St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, roundels at the National Library of Scotland, and she designed and carved one of five monoliths of the Royal Scots Monument in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. In 1960 Dempster was elected an associate of the Royal Scottish Academy and regularly exhibited her work at the Academy's annual exhibition.