Mary Fedden OBE RA LG

Mary Fedden is one of Britain's finest and best loved contemporary artists. She was born in Bristol and was married to the artist Julian Trevelyan. She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and taught painting at the Royal College of Art. She was elected to the Royal academy in 1992.

She has exhibited every year since 1947 and her work hangs in many private collections including HM The Queen for Windsor Castle, Prince Hassan of Jordan, the Tate Gallery, Bristol City Art Gallery and The Royal Academy. In 1997 she won the prestigious Mother Goose Award for Children's Book Illustrations. She married the artist, Julian Trevelyan in 1951, he died in 1988. Mary Fedden lives and works in London, her subjects are executed in a bold, expressive style with vivid and contrasting colours. Now ninety she remains a prolific and popular painter.