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Painter in oil and acrylic on canvas, born in Flint, Wales. Won a higher national diploma at Wrexham School of Art, 1980–4; attended St Martin’s School of Art, 1986–7; gaining a master’s degree at Glasgow School of Art, 1988–90. Participated in many group exhibitions, including Speed, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, 1991; Aperto, Venice Biennale, 1993; Redefining the Art Icon, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, 1994; and in 1995–6 both SWARM Scottish Arts Council Travelling Gallery and British Art Show 4, and tour. Had solo shows at James Hockey Gallery, Farnham, and Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, both 1992; Interim Art, 1993; and in 1995 both Interim Art and Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris. Roberts had a keen interest in medical subjects, which was reflected in her appearance on the 1997 BBC2 Television programme A Date with an Artist, in which she produced commissioned pictures for three Glasgow doctors.

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

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