Born & brought up in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Aileen learned Sandblasting techniques in Crieff from Stuart Strathearn & was taught the Art of Hand Engraving Glass by the late Artist Andrew Lawson Johnston in Strathdon from 1982 – 1990.
Aileen lives in Moray & has restarted Glass Engraving creating new designs & has discovered a new talent in watercolour painting. You can find her on facebook under Ailash Designs. She is Master Engraver to The Lonach Highland & Friendly Society & Personal Engraver to Avva Gin.
You can view her work at Crafted in Moray in Elgin; 1896 Gallery in Boat of Garten & High Street Merchants in Grantown on Spey.
Aileen became a Craft Member with The Guild of Glass Engravers in May, 2009.