I live and work on the Suffolk coast.  The area’s history, farming, the sea and the effects of tidal currents all feed into aspects of my work.

Mostly I return time and again to the stretch of coast near my home, but working with the other artists in the group has taken my out of my comfort zone and made me experience new areas of our coast, which all experience the same East Anglian weather conditions.

I have a BA in art and design and have exhibited mainly in East Anglia.

I have run workshops for children and the elderly and have illustrated five children’s books.

(www.margaretwyllie.co.uk)

Tidal Marging 002

Sizewell, watercolour

Felixstowe Dip, oil

East Lane, guache on paper

Dunwich, pastel

Margaret Wyllie is a freelance painter and conceptual artist.  She has run art workshops with Suffolk Artlink and Suffolk County Council.  In 2003/4 she was part of the ‘Making Art Work’ project.  She has been Artist in Residence at Otley College 2004-5 and at Christchurch Mansion 2005-6.  She has a BA in Art and Design.

 

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