Belmont Uniting Church

Margaret Muffet – Botanical Artist Senior’s Month Event

The Belmont Uniting Church will be presenting the artworks of Margaretat the 2019 Geelong Seniors Festival at our church on Tuesday 8 October to Saturday 12 October from 10.00am – 3.00pm daily.
Margaret will demonstrate her technique daily, at 11.00am and again at 1.00pm.

There will be approx. 60 beautiful botanical watercolours on display.
The art display will be advertised by the City of Greater Geelong in the festival event program.Margaret was awarded ‘Silver-Gilt’ medals in three RoyalHorticultural Society of London exhibitions in 2002, 2004 and 2006 for two series of Protea and one of Eucalyptus paintings.Her drawing, watercolour painting and acute observational skills have enabled her to achieve great accuracy is capturing the essence of the chosen subjects.Working in botanical art from 1997 has been a great joy and her passion.The Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation has Margaret’s Protea cynaroides ‘White Crown’ inits prestigious collection. As an award-winning artist, her paintings are held in private collections and Margaret is a well-known Victorian tutor.

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