Maggie Feeny has been a teacher and professional artist for over 30 years. She trained in Bristol, London and Brighton and has taught painting and ceramics. She curated exhibitions in her Artist's Open House, Brighton, attracting artists from London, Cornwall and neighbouring counties. Maggie's work is exhibited nationally in both private and public spaces.
Describe your apporach to teaching:
I encourage students to experiment with colour and texture, using unusual tools and approaches, to unleash a sense of freedom and unbounded mark making. This facilitates a greater enjoyment and playfulness, building confidence to push the boundaries of practice.
What inspires your own work?
I am inspired by colour and form, particularly the emotional resonance I experience when absorbed in the landscape. I work intuitively, allowing all that I have seen and captured to memory find its own way onto the canvas.