Margaret Clarkson

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Margaret Clarkson
Born Margaret Clarkson
(1941-08-13) August 13, 1941 (age 76)
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, UK
Nationality English
Education Rotherham School of Art
Bromley College of Art
Known for Art
Notable work Hurry Up Dad, Morning Milk, Our Convenience, Busy bodies, Tin Baths
Movement Nostalgic Art

Margaret Clarkson (born August 13, 1941) was born in Rotherham England and trained as an artist at Rotherham School of Art and Bromley College of Art. Later she became an art teacher in South Yorkshire.[1] Clarkson works mainly with water colours and is best known for nostalic scenes set in 1940s and 1950s England.

She is known for her paintings, limited edition prints and greeting cards which have been exhibited in galleries and art retail outlets throughout UK, including the National Trust in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Commissions of her work have included book illustrations such as in the autobiography Life in a Liberty Bodice. Random recollections of a Yorkshire childhood.[3] Clarkson is a member of the Fine Art Trade Guild[4] and was a finalist in their Best Selling Published Artist awards in 2006, 2007 and 2008.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ MargaretClarkson.co.uk
  2. ^ "Tin Bath Nights". Wigan Evening News. November 2nd 2002
  3. ^ Christabel Burniston. Smith Settle. ISBN 1-85825-056-0
  4. ^ Fine Art Trade Guild membership
  5. ^ Fine Art and Trade Guild past awards

References[edit]

  • Christabel Burniston (illustrated by Margaret Clarkson). Smith Settle. 2nd revised edition (November 1995). ISBN 1-85825-056-0

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