Tib H Beament

House and Years at Fettes:
Carrington – 1954-59

Qualifications and career:
Fettes College, Edinburgh, Scotland on a Crerar Scholarship, 1951-1959
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Montreal, 1959-1963
Accademia dei Belle-Arti, Rome, on an Italian Government Scholarship,
Studied printmaking in Aspremont, France 1964
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Montreal post-graduate printmaking, 1964-1966 and Specialist Diplomat Art Education, 1966-1969
Sir George Williams (now Concordia) University, M.A. Art Education 1972

Awards, Exhibitions, and Collections:
Two Greenshields Grants, two Quebec Government Grants, and a Canada Council Grant in the 1960s and 1970s.
Exhibited solo and in group shows in Canada, the United States and Europe, winning various awards for printmaking, drawing and painting.
Represented in public, corporate and private collections in Canada, U.S.A., Europe, Japan and South America.

Taught art at McGill, Concordia Universities and various other institutions between 1966 and 1983.

Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation since 1980.

What is your most cherished memory from your time at Fettes?
I would be hard pressed to find one.

And your least?
As a constant, the food and the weather would rank high.

If relevant, what did being a scholar at Fettes mean to you?
It gave me an extremely good education and it taught me how to survive.

What event or personality left a lasting impression on you?
Mr. E. Gage, Art Teacher

Were you a conscientious student?
Not particularly, except in Art.

Outside the classroom, how did you spend your free time at Fettes?
There wasn't that much, but it was spent in the Art room.