Mary Dalton

Mary trained at the Royal College of Art, graduating with an MFA in Printmaking. She has been
teaching since 2008, including running the lithography studio at the famous Curwen. Her work is in
the collections of the Imperial War Museum and the Tate Library as well as international museums.

Describe your approach to teaching
My approach is engaging and lively, encouraging the individuals expression whilst using methods
benefiting the group. I ensure students understand the technique so they can develop it into their
own expression.

What inspires your own work
My work is inspired by human interaction with their environment - from anthropological studies to
narratives. I use lyrical abstraction to communicate a message without restrictions upon the viewers

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