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Airs Light Inclinable to Calm
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: RWA (Royal West of England Academy)

Airs Light Inclinable to Calm

Margaret Gregory (1927–2011)

RWA (Royal West of England Academy)
Painter in oil and acrylic of richly coloured abstract/figurative works, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Graduated from the Guildhall School of Music, 1945, in 1955 attending evening classes in art under Kulwant Aurora. Music, Samuel Palmer, Odilon Redon and Buddhism were cited as influences. Between 1956–75 Gregory was in the Royal Opera House chorus, taught drama and was a member of Edward Lucie-Smith’s poetry group, in 1975 moving to Bristol to paint. Exhibited at RWA, Cleveland Bridge Gallery in Bath, Plumbline Gallery in St Ives and Beatrice Royal, Eastleigh. Fuji Art Museum holds her work.

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

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