Artist and picture conservator, born in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, daughter of the sculptor Hazel Alexander. She studied at Hornsey College of Art, 1954–9, then Central School of Arts and Crafts, her teachers including Alfred Daniels. She was apprenticed to the chairman of the British Picture Restorers’ Association, of which she became a member, for five years, and went on to do work for government and private Old Master galleries. Showed at RA, Mall Galleries, ROI of which she was a member, NEAC, RBA and RP plus provincial municipal galleries. Solo shows included Ben Uri and Seen Galleries and Paintings in Hospitals, The Sheridan Russell Gallery, 1997. There was a retrospective at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery in 2000. In 1997, Alexander had a residency at Chatsworth, her work entering the Duke of Devonshire’s collection, and while there painted 40 attic room interiors unseen by the public.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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