Margaret Peart

Artist, Lecturer / academic

Concepts I have always used landscape imagery in my work as a means of representing those human conditions and emotions reflected in the elemental forces and cyclic changes found in nature. Although my paintings are concerned with the darker elements of Mans psyche, I continue to convey a sense of optimism.Influences My mixed media works on paper, drawings and oils on canvas refer to culture i.e. Etruscan, Anasazi (New Mexico). Influences: Edward Burra, Helen Chadwick, Ken Kiff, James Turrell, Paul Nash.Career path Foundation course - Sheffield College of Art 1968-69 BA Degree - Falmouth School of Art 1969-1972 PGCE Art and Design - Liverpool 1972-1973 Full time teacher of art untill 1991. Became a sessional lecturer till 2003, now a 0.6 Senior Lecturer in Art and Design at Liverpool John Moores University. Balsdon Fellow at The British School in Rome 1987 Margaret Wethered Travelling Scholarship 1991 read full statement

Location Norley, North West