b. 1915 in Bristol, U.K.
Mary Fedden studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London, England, between 1932 and 1936. Upon the completion of her studies, she taught painting at the Royal College of Art in London, England between 1958 and 1964 where she was the first woman to teach in the painting department. Between 1965 and 1970, Fedden taught art at the Yehudi Menuhin School in Surrey, England.
Every year since 1950, Fedden has had a solo show in the U.K; these include exhibits at Redfern Gallery in London, England, and New Grafton Gallery in London, England. A major exhibition of her work was held at the Royal West of England Academy in 1996, of which she was president between 1984 and 1988.
Fedden received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bath. She has also received an O.B.E. and an honorary degree from the University of Durham in 2009 for her work. She continues to live and work in London, England.
Etching Table, not dated
22 1/2” x 30 1/2”
Gift of Dr. Pellayo and Mrs. Caroline Cabrera