Mary Martin, Dip AD (1972); Postgraduate (Painting) Royal Academy Schools (1975); Bard of Cornish Gorsedd.

Born: St. Dominic 24 May 1951.

Educated: Callington Grammar; West of England College of Art, Bristol; Gloucester College of Art, Cheltenham; Royal Academy Schools, London (under Peter Greenham).

Work in public collections: National Trust; National Maritime Museum, Greenwich; Plymouth City Museum; Hotel de Ville, Lorient, France.

Documentary film: BBC1 "Daffodils, Bullions and Steam", first shown in 1984.

Early morning light on mountain lavender (14x11in)

Sea pinks on a hedge and St.Ives Bay (18x24in)

Narcissi wood - cold dewy morning (12x15in)

Copyright Mary Martin 2019

Publications see

Other interests: with her husband James Evans, Mary has collected and rescued from extinction cherry and apple varieties that were once widespread in the Tamar Valley. They now tend an orchard of Cornish fruit trees and the National Trust at Cotehele has replicated their collection of over 200 cultivars of cherries, apples, plums and pears.

Western Morning News Biography - March 2016