WATT, Louise Millar

1963 - ?

Louise Millar Watt

Born at Kuala Lumpur, in what is now the capital of Malaysia, in 1963, granddaughter of John Millar Watt [q.v.] and Amy Millar Watt [q.v.] and the daughter of Mary Millar Watt [q.v.]. She received instruction from her grandfather, but initially concentrated upon gaining a business degree and working for the Kings Lynnn Festival in Norfolk. She later attended evening classes at the Cass department of Art at London Metropolitan University and further evening classes followed when she took up a Visual Arts degree at Chelsea College of Art & Design. A graphic artist, designer and a painter notably of still life and portraits who, on the death of her father, painted her first oil with a starter set given to her by her parents, 'Flowers for my Father' which was exhibited at the Church Street Gallery in Lavenham prompting Colin Moss [q.v.] writing in the 'East Anglian Daily Times' of a 'prodigious talent'. She also exhibited at the Royal Society of Miniature Painters. She has lived lived in France, London and in Lavenham, Suffolk. www.millarwatt.com







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