Elaine Johnston was born in Glasgow and graduated with honours from Glasgow School of Art in 1997, with a further BA degree from the Royal Academy of Art and Drama in 2004.
During her ongoing career, she has specialised in both design and fine art. In these particular areas Elaine has worked with the Department of Trade and Industry, the British Embassy and the Royal Family of Monaco to name but a few. Articles can be found in various publications ranging from The Dubai News, to closer to home, the Glasgow Herald and the Caledonia magazine.
Amongst the various awards she has obtained are The Young Achiever's Award for Scotland presented by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace and the Design for Diplomat's, presented by the then Prime Minister Tony Blair at Downing Street.
In 2005, this accomplished artist relocated to the village of Sorn, Ayrshire, in order to combine both family and work commitments in a rural environment. Elaine has continued to concentrate in oil paintings for both the private and public sector, as well as galleries throughout the United Kingdom and abroad.
This latest body of work embraces the strong rural animal paintings for which she has become renowned.