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Edith Pargh Barton
Please describe your practice for us in 3 adjectives
What is your earliest memory associated with art?
Please could you tell us who or what has had the most significant influence on you as an artist?
My Aunt Muriel who was a professional artist, having a mentor, attending various art classes and being part of artists groups
What’s the best thing about being an artist?
And the worst..!?
When we can travel again, what international art destination do you most want to visit?
What work of art would you most like to own?
Please could you tell us about the piece of artwork you are most proud?
If you weren’t an artist what would you be?
What advice would you give to those aspiring to make a living out of art?
Be part of a group, believe in yourself, don’t give up and do work that makes you happy.
What is the most important thing to know about you?Perspicacity (good observational skills) and having a sense of humour.
Please tell us one unexpected thing about yourself.
I am accident free in spite of the Brits driving on the wrong side of the road.