Hay, Peter Alexander RI, RSW, RBC (English) 1866 - 1952,
Born Edinburgh, studied RSA Schools, Paris and Antewerp. Known as a portrait painter in oils and watercolours in the style of Sholto Douglas and A. E. Borthwick, he also painted landscapes, often in Perthshire, but also in France in the 1920s. His firm drawing is combined with sparkling colour. RSW 1891, RI 1917. - from Scottish Watercolours 1740-1940, by Julian Halsby.
Kerr, Henry Wright RSA, RSW (Scottish) 1857-1936
Henry Kerrwas a "Painter of portraits and figure subjects in watercolour. Born in Edinburgh, educated at Dundee, and studeid art at the R.S.A. Schools, Edinburgh. Worked largely in Scotland but also spent some time in Holland where he came under the influence of Israels, Maris and Mauve. Elected R.S.W. 1899," A.R.S.A. 1893 and R.S.A. 1909. Lived in Edinburgh. - from Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950 by Grant M. Waters.
Bailey, Bill (American) Contemporary
Bill Bailey was a career engineer until he retired and rediscovered his love for painting. In his 50s, Bailey began traveling and capturing locations on film - converting the images into bold, colorful watercolors. He has exhibited widely throughout the South, winning many awards including prizes at the annual exhibitions of the Tennessee Watercolor Society. Resting Place won the Mabel Larsen Collection Award in the 30th Tennessee Watercolor Society Exhibition. The artist is also winner of the 2007 Best in Show at the 2007 Memphis/Germantown Art League Star Artist Show for Lone Fisher