August 13, 1941
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, UK
|Education||Rotherham School of Art
Bromley College of Art
|Notable work||Hurry Up Dad, Morning Milk, Our Convenience, Busy bodies, Tin Baths|
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. 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. Clarkson is a member of the Fine Art Trade Guild and was a finalist in their Best Selling Published Artist awards in 2006, 2007 and 2008.
- Christabel Burniston (illustrated by Margaret Clarkson). Smith Settle. 2nd revised edition (November 1995). ISBN 1-85825-056-0