Marjorie was born and raised on an isolated farmhouse high on the Yorkshire moors above Hebden Bridge.From an early age she was inspired by the wild landscapes and stunning views over the vast expanse of the Pennines.Marjorie is completely self taught and won her first accolade aged just ten winning first prize in the Brook Bond Tea competition!
Her introduction to working in art was designing rugs for a Hebden Bridge based company.
Later in life she obtained a teacher training diploma and went on to teach watercolour painting for the local Calderdale Authority. After moving to Cumbria 20 years ago she has taught workshops, private tuition and also exhibited in many local galleries.
Marjorie has now expanded her painting style to include; Semi abstract with contrasting bright colours in acrylic and oils. Marjorie’s time growing up surrounded by the vastness of the Pennines and the freedom to roam is replicated in her paintings.