WATT, Louise Millar

1963 - ?

Louise Millar Watt

Louise Millar Watt was born at Kuala Lumpur, in what is now the capital of Malaysia, in 1963, daughter of George Millar Watt (16 June 1931-29 December 1988), she was the granddaughter of John Millar Watt and the niece of Mary Millar Watt. Louise, who spent most of her childhood in Lavenham, Suffolk, received instruction from her grandfather, but initially concentrated upon gaining a business degree. She later attended evening classes at the Cass Department of Art at London Metropolitan University and further evening classes followed when she took a Visual Arts degree at Chelsea College of Art & Design. Publicity officer at the Fermoy Centre in King's Lynn, Norfolk and in 1988 she opened an art and craft studio in Church Street, Lavenham, Suffolk. 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, Suffolk prompting Colin Moss writing in the 'East Anglian Daily Times' of a 'prodigious talent'. She also exhibited at the Royal Society of Miniature Painters and at the Lavenham Art Festival in 2014. She has lived in France, London and in Lavenham, Suffolk.

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