MARION LANGTON awssa fsasa – Born in Paarl South Africa and resides in Hout bay with her Daughter. Her artistic career began in 1984 studying with Len Thomas. Additional studies under Derric van Rensburg, Dale Elliott and Stephanie Watson gave Marion sound technical watercolour knowledge, and further creative workshops have given her an unsaturated desire to create in the medium.
She has a passion for watercolours and enjoys sharing her unique approach. With her technical abilities, she experiments with the medium creating innovative works which are often started randomly involving design and colour, allowing the paintings to develop into a resolved experience. Her paintings often depict the role that women play in the life of South Africa.
In 1969 she was made an Associate of the Watercolour Society of South Africa and in 2007 she became a Fellow of the South African Society of Artists. In 2010 was awarded a medal of appreciation for promoting art locally and nationally by the South African National Association of the Visual Arts. Marion enjoys depicting flowers, landscapes and figures. Has participated in many group exhibitions throughout South Africa and has held 4 successful solo exhibitions.
Her work is represented in private collections in many countries. Through actively taking part in various groups such as the SA Society of Artists, Western Cape Watercolour Group, Somerset West Art Group and the Stellenbosch Art Association, Marion has achieved numerous awards for her watercolours over the years. Marion lectured at the Andrew Owen School of Art & Design and now conducts her own classes, workshops, critiques and demonstrations. Has been teaching adults for 24 years encouraging her students to derive as much pleasure from painting as she does while discovering their individual creativity.
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