Mary Fedden OBE RA
Mary Fedden was an English painter who is best known for her vibrant still life and landscape paintings. Born in Bristol in 1915, Fedden studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and went on to have a long and prolific career as an artist.
Fedden's work is characterized by its bold use of color and its playful, whimsical style. She was particularly skilled at capturing the essence of everyday objects and scenes, infusing them with a sense of magic and wonder. Her paintings often depict flowers, fruit, and other objects arranged in charming and unexpected ways, and they convey a sense of joy and celebration.
In addition to her paintings, Fedden was also an accomplished printmaker and illustrator. Her work was widely exhibited during her lifetime, and she was awarded numerous honors and accolades for her contributions to the arts.
Fedden's legacy as an artist and teacher continues to inspire new generations of artists. Her work remains highly regarded for its technical skill and its ability to capture the beauty of the natural world. Her influence can be seen in the work of many contemporary artists, and her legacy as one of the great painters of the 20th century is secure.