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Margarita Williams studied at the Glasgow School of Art. Her work there using dyes in textile design led to her interest in using the transparent medium of watercolour.
Acrylic and mixed media ..some 3D paperworks and Japanese woodblock printing feature in her recent work.
After art teaching in scottish schools and bringing up family, Margarita returned to her roots in Quidinish in the beautiful Bays of Harris where she now has her studio/gallery, open to the public for six months of the year.
The inspiration for her work is the unique landscape of Harris and the Hebrides, it's crofting environment, sea and wild flowers of Machair and Bogs.
In 2014 She was awarded the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Assoc/France residency in Collioure Roussillon.
She exhibits in the Hebrides and occasionaly on the mainland. People visiting Harris find their way to her studio in a remote location and buy artwork to take to countries all over the world.
2019 Morven Gallery with other artists, Lewis. Holmasaig Gallery, Talla Na Mara , West Harris
2018 Holmasaig Gallery, Talla Na Mara, West Harris
2018 Uist Arts Assoc 'Small is Beautiful' exhibition
2017 Morven Gallery Holmasaig and Talla Na Mara
2016 Scottish Society of Watercolourists at Lillie Gallery Milngavie
2016 Uist Arts Assoc mixed exhibition, Taigh Chearsabhagh ,Holmasaig Gallery
2015 Holmasaig Gallery
2014 Awarded the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Assoc/ France residency in Collioure, Roussilon
2013 Society of Scottish Artists at Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2012 Contemporary Scottish Artists at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2011 Wild flower exhibition at SEALLAM Northton Harris
2011 Uist Arts Association Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy
2011 Morven Gallery Japanese woodblock prints
2010 Garyvard South Lochs,invited along with RSW artists (Rendevoux Gallery)Aberdeen
2010 St Kilda work at Seallam Northton Harris
2009 Holmasaig and Seallam Northton
2006 An Lanntair group
2005Crosskeys Gallery, Perth
2005 Plockton Gallery summer exhibition
2005 Seallam Northton solo exhibion 'Machair'
2005 Skoon Art Gallery, Geocrab, Harris
2004 Morven Gallery group exhibition
2003Plockton Gallery Christmas Exhibition
The Amazing work of Gavin Donald Williams 1980- 2014 Archive
(see new exhibitions sub page for unseen work by this artist.)
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