Artist born in Ayr, sister of the painter James Wright. She studied at Glasgow School of Art, 1902–8, and in 1919 visited France and joined the Glasgow Society of Lady Artists. She exhibited extensively with the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and RSA, also with Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. Wright contributed to the Pilgrim Trust’s Recording Scotland project. She lived for many years in Gourock, Renfrewshire, where she died.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)
Gourock from Tower HillMargaret Isobel Wright (1884–1957)
Children in a SandpitMargaret Isobel Wright (1884–1957)
Paisley Museum and Art Galleries
The Strutted Close, Clydeside, 1941Margaret Isobel Wright (1884–1957)
McLean Museum and Art Gallery
Families on the PierMargaret Isobel Wright (1884–1957)