Mabel Anderson Blair (born 11/09/1901) attended the Glasgow School of Art between 1918 and 1925. While studying evening classes in Drawing and Painting, Mabel was also undertaking a Design Apprenticeship which she completed in 1923, becoming a Designer in her own right. For the 1922 and 1923 session, Mabel specifically studied Black and White Drawing and Painting, which included, among other things, learning to draw for lithographs and illustrations in books, as well as in magazines. Between 1924 and 1925, she studied design. Mabel was awarded the Haldane Trust Bursary for Drawing and Painting for the years 1918 -1919 and 1919 to 1920. This bursary was awarded on the basis of artistic merit. During her time at the GSA, Mabel lived on Crow Road in Jordanhill.
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