Maggie Micklewright has lived in the South West for over 17 years.
Her work is simply a response to weather conditions and landscape around her. She prefers to work outside in the landscape, allowing interference or adaption from weather conditions at that time. She is influenced by the Cornish coastline, especially around St Just, the Levels, coast and Moors near her home, the Quantock Hills and more recently Dartmoor. She uses acrylic and handwriting ink and also oil paint usually with a wet surface to start and often throughout the making of the piece.
A graduate from Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen (BA Hons Fine Art), she has painted mainly on a part-time basis, but exhibiting regularly in Somerset:
1982 Student Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh;
1983 Student Exhibition, Melbourne City Art Gallery;
2008 - Somerset Landscape Artists - Trowbridge Gallery, Castle Cary;
2009 - Built Environment Exhibition, Bridgwater Arts Centre;
2011 - The Human Figure - Bridgwater Arts Centre;
2012 - at the Bay Restaurant Gallery, Hotel Penzance, Penzance 9 September - 5th October;
September 2012-17 Somerset Art Works participant.
Clevedon Arts Club Open exhibiton August 2016: Selectors Choice Award
Somerset Art Works Exhibition at the Royal United Hospital, Bath 2015/2016;
Bath and West Show Art Exhibition June 2016;
Clifton Arts Club Open Exhibition: People's Choice Award 2016
A2 Gallery Wells Open Exhibition 2016;
Somerset Art Works Imagined World: Kubla Khan Exhibition 2016-2017;
In the Brutmidwinter - Winter exhibition at the Bruton Art Factory Dec 2016;
North Somerset Arts Week, Claverham Meeting House May 2017;
Bath Society of Artists Open Exhibition, Victoria Gallery, Bath May-July 2017;
Bath and West Show Art Exhibition - Chairman's Award May/June 2017;
Clevedon Arts Club Open Exhibition August 2017;
Somerset Art Works Prospect 2017 - Old Brick Workshop, Wellington/Chandos Art Society
Clevedon Arts Club - Artist's Talk Nov 2017;
Bath Society of Artists Open, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath March-May 2018.
Exhibits also at the Artists' Gallery, 4 Borough Mall, Wedmore, Somerset
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