Biography

1915 Born in Bristol
Attended Badminton School
1932-36 Attended Slade School of Art
1949 Travelled with Julian Trevelyan to Sicily
1951 Married Julian Trevelyan
Commissioned to produce a mural for the Festival of Britain
1953 First exhibition at the Redfern Gallery
1956 Taught at the Royal College of Art for eight years
1965-70 Taught at the Yehudi Menuhin School, Surrey
1984-88 President of the Royal West of England Academy
1988 Retrospective exhibition at the Royal West of England Academy
1992 Elected Royal Academician
1997 Made an OBE
2012 Died

Selected Exhibitions

1947 Mansard Art Gallery, London (Heal's department store)
1953 Redfern Gallery, London (also 1956, 1959, 1962, 1967)
1962 Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
1965 Mansard Art Gallery, London
1969 Oxford Gallery, Oxford
1970 Hamet Gallery, London (also 1971)
1974 Hambledon Gallery, Blandford Forum 'Mary Fedden'
1975 New Grafton Gallery, London (also 1977, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986)
1984 Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames (also 1986, 1989)
Beaux Arts, Bath
1986 The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
1988 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol (also 1996)
1989 Christopher Hull Gallery, London
Beaux Arts Gallery, London
1991 Glyndebourne Opera (also 1992, 1994)
2004 Redfern Gallery, London 'Mary Fedden RA: A selection of oils, gouaches and prints'
2008 Portland Gallery, London (and others)
2013 Richard Green, London 'Mary Fedden, 1915-2012'
2015 Bohun Gallery, London 'Mary Fedden: A Centenary Celebration'
2016 Jerwood Gallery, Hastings '100 Modern British Artists' (mixed exhibition)
2017 Portland Gallery, London 'Mary Fedden: A Life in Art'

Publications

Gooding, M., 'Mary Fedden', Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1995
'Mary Fedden', Gloucestershire: Windrush Press, 1999
Amoore, S. and Fedden, M., 'Motley the Cat', London: Puffin, 1999
'Durham Wharf: Mary Fedden & Julian Trevelyan: paintings', Henley-on-Thames: Bohun Gallery, 2003
Andreae, C., 'Mary Fedden: Enigmas and Variations', London: Lund Humphries, 2007
'Mary Fedden', London: Portland Gallery, 2009 (ex. cat.)
Manser, J., 'Mary Fedden and Julian Trevelyan: Life and Art by the River Thames', London: Unicorn Press Ltd., 2012
'Mary Fedden: a celebration', London: Portland Gallery, 2012
'Mary Fedden, 1915-2012', London: Richard Green, 2013

Collections

Bath University Collection
Bristol City Art Gallery
Contemporary Art Society
Durham University
Falmouth Art Gallery
Jerwood Collection
HM The Queen's Collection
Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge
National Gallery of New Zealand
Pallant House, Chichester
Tate Gallery
York City Art Gallery