is an artist with many years of experience of
painting, not only in this country but also overseas.
Her career in agriculture and human nutrition
has taken her to Uganda, Fiji and the South Pacific
and, following her marriage, she has lived in
Singapore, Turkey and Botswana.
retiring to Suffolk, she and her husband have
travelled to South America, India and around the
world. Her images, therefore, are colourful (she
is a great admirer of Gaugin's colour and depiction
of the South Pacific) and are often based on rural
life, cattle, horses and other animals. She does,
though, enjoy painting still life and some more
paints in a number of different media: oils, acrylics,
pastels and watercolour and, for many years, concentrated
on batik painting. Apart from four months at the
Nayang Academy of Fine Art in Singapore, her art
training has been informal. She has
£100 - £350
the benefit of such tutors as Elizabeth Andrews,
Ken Cuthbert and Ken Back as well as attending
evening classes and workshops.
being a member of the Southwold Art Circle, she
is also a member of the Ipswich Art Society and
she exhibits with these groups and with the Five
Blyth Painters. She has been shown at the Artists
and Illustrators exhibition at Olympia as a finalist
in the over-65s competition.
paintings are held in private collections worldwide.