MOTT, Miranda Jane Marie

1934 - ?

Born at Westminster, London on 6 July 1934, daughter of Tom Mott and his wife Marie Marguerite L. H. née Baumann (22 March 1905-1991), who married at St George's Hanover Square, London in 1931 and in 1939 Maria was living with her parents, Alfred and Marie Baumann at Hunters Hill, Godstone, Surrey. Miranda studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools in the 1950's. Artist, printmaker and illustrator in oil, watercolour, intaglio and relief. A member of the Printingmakers' Council 1981-1986; the Society of Wood Engravers from 1991; Twelve Printmakers i.e. 12PM, and Gainsborough Printmakers, being chairman of Gainsborough's Print Workshop from its opening 1979 until 1982. Has had solo exhibitions at Bury St Edmund's Gallery 1985, Quay Theatre, Sudbury 1995, St John's Smith Square 1996 and 'Roots & Origins' at Cambridge Arts, Fordham in 1999. Also mixed shows at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions; Royal Society of Etchers Open; The Print Consortium in America and others. She married at Kensington, London in 1956, Sir John Austin Hungerford Leigh Hoskyns (1927-1914) and they had two sons and a daughter. Miranda signs her work M. J. Mott. They lived at 'Windrush', Great Waldingfield, Sudbury, Suffolk. www.mjmott.co.uk




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