Marion Elmes - 1965 to '69 gained a BA in Art and
Design at Winchester College of Art and did a foundation course at
Stourbridge College of Art.
In 1998 to 1999 gained her teaching certificate in Further and Adult
In 1999 did an ‘Earth Materials’ module of Geology degree course at The
University of Gloucestershire.
In 2001 studied abstract art with Patrick Jones.
Over the years Marion has worked as a painter of landscape and seascape
and the underlying geological formations of the land hold a continual
fascination for her. She has developed a style using mixed media to
illustrate these geological structures. She lived in the Middle East for
some years and has travelled extensively, but now lives in Devon. She has
exhibited in many of the more prestigious society exhibitions and has had
numerous one-man shows.