Elisabeth Koster,
A.R.C.A. (Associate of the Royal College of Art, London),
A.R.B.S. (Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors)



Born 4/8/1926

1942- 45 Kingston School of Art, Kingston-upon-Thames
1945- 47 Royal College of Art, London, Diplomas in Sculpture
1947- 51

Assistant to Barney Seale FRBS, FRSA, working for the Festival of Britain

1953 Ottilie Helen Wallace Prize, Royal Scottish Academy
1953- 57 Qualified Teacher of art in Scotland
1957- 75 Principal teacher of Art
1965- 67 Member of the Working Party for VI th Year Studies in Art
1968- 71 Member of Working Party for Art in Secondary Schools
1966- 75 Member for O Level and VI th Year Studies in Art
1967- 70 Member of Art panel to the Scottish Examinations Board
1973- 80 Part-time lecturer in wood carving, Edinburgh College of Art
1979- 83 Lecturer in ceramic sculpture, Adult Education Classes
1979- A. Cameron Miller Award, Scottish Society of Women Artists
1979 Elected Assiociate of the Royal Society of Women Artists
1982 Vice President of the Scottish Society of Women Artists
1986 Worked with George Mancini restoring the orinal plaster cast of Eros by Alfred Gilbert
1987 Worked with George Mancini restoring plaster casts from the Duke of Clarence's tomb, St-George's Chapel, Windsor



Royal Scottish Academy SSWA
1979 Henderson Gallery
1979- 82 Chessel Group, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
1980 R.B.S. Scottish Members Exhibition, Art Space Gallery, Aberdeen
1983 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1988 R.B.S. Members Exhibition, New College, Oxford
1989 R.B.S. Members Exhibition, West of England Gallery, Bristol
1990- 91 Work Shop Gallery, Sutton Bonington
1991- 92 Leicester Gallery, Leicester
1992- 93 Ferrier Gallery, Staunton Harrold
1996 Penn Club, London, Inlaid Lino Panels
1997 Bartlemas Chapel, Oxford, Inlaid Lino Panels
2002 FIDEM, Paris, Apocalypse Medals



1961 7'x16' inlaid lino mural, Ellon Academy Primary School
1964 8'x16' inlaid lino mural, Ellon Academy Secondary School
1968 Stations of the Cross, St. Kentigern's Edinburgh
1976 Main Tabernacle, St. Kentigern's Edinburgh
1978 Relief Statue of St. John Olgilvie, St.Kentigern's Edinburgh
1982 Carving presented to Pope John Paul II, by St. Joseph's Hospital Rosewell
1985 Bronze St. Anthony for Edinburgh Cathedral
1985 Leaping Salmon presented to the Secretary of State for Scotland by N.A.S.C.O.
1986 Reliquary to hold St.Andrew's relics, Edinburgh Cathedral
1991 Main Tabernacle for Edinburgh Cathedral
1997 Tabernacle for Maryvale, Surrey
1997 Four lino panels, Nottingham University
2002 Statue of St. Leopold Mandic, Franciscan Church