Barbara McGirr – Preview Evening
Having studied textile design at Belfast College of Art and Reading University, Barbara has worked as a freelance designer for Sandersons, John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, Colefax and Fowler, Textra and Liberty’s, as well as producing wallpaper collections for New York. In 1976 she moved to Ely and began illustrating children’s books for Dinosaur Publications, Longmans, Cambridge University Press, and Collins, on mostly Natural History subjects. Her botanical painting commissions include a plan of Marjorie Fishes Garden in Somerset and portraits of new species for Blooms of Bressingham and is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists.
Exhibiting in the sitting room from Oct 3rd – Nov 3rd 2019.