Margaret Mellis a life in colour is a documentary completed in 2008 to coincide with a major exhibition of Margaret’s work at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich.

 

“The film is a beautiful depiction of an artist ... and a fitting tribute for the great contribution which she has made to both Scottish and British art.” Scottish Art News

 

“This film reveals the deeply creative and intelligent woman behind the art. It movingly chronicles an artist’s life that has been quietly rich in both its external and inner aspects" Mel Gooding - art critic

 

|  65 minutes  | Read by Susannah York | Composer Andrew Lovett | Producer Jules Hussey  |  Director Sue Giovanni  |

Margaret Mellis 1914 - 2009

Studio at Syleham, Suffolk, circa 1969

Buffalo, 1990

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