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British painter. She was born in Aspatria, Cumberland, and studied at Carlisle School of Art, 1947–9, and *St Martin's School of Art, London, 1949–51. Although she lived in London for most of her later life (she taught at Chelsea School of Art from 1958), she often visited her family in Cumberland, and in 1977 she wrote: ‘My main concern is landscape (although I have painted several portraits) and I have mostly drawn and painted in Cumbria, Yorkshire and Wales.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)