Mimi was President of Driffield Art Club from December 2013 until September 2016.
Of her background in Art Mimi writes: “Although I went to Hull College of Art, studying Ceramics and Lithography, then to Leeds College of Art for my Teaching certificate, I didn’t really do any painting. Four children and part-time teaching meant that it wasn’t until I moved to Leven in 1988 that I had time to think – what now?
I also went to Adult Education classes in painting with Jill Carter and joined
Under the watchful eye of Doreen (Chairman) and then Hector Fraser (Driffield Art Club’s previous President until his death early in 2013) I served my time on the DAC committee, organised visiting tutors for the monthly winter workshops and became Chairman when Doreen had to stand down due to Geoff’s ill health
Mimi continues: “Hector has been a very hard act to follow as he had so many contacts in the local area and knew so much about the history of Driffield Art Club. He was a very keen Painter and Pastelist and had work exhibited in the Mall Galleries in London. He spread his enthusiasm to us all.
We are very lucky to have such a thriving club and a membership which is still
As well as being a member of Driffield Art Club, I am
I like being out in the landscape, although on a recent visit to the Summer Isles off the
Last year Mimi ran a painting workshop for DAC members which gave us all an insight into her working practices and the opportunity to try our hand at being free with colours and mark making – something which is an ongoing challenge to most artists but which comes as second nature to Mimi with stunning results, as you will see when you view the samples of her work here.
Her latest work was created using an iPad under the tuition of her art teach run Croatia at a recent art holiday. This has already inspired many members to ‘have a go’!
To Contact Mimi:
Tel: 01482 863316