HUGHES, Glynis

1954 - ?

Glynis Hughes

Glynis Mary Hughes was born in July 1954, daughter of Ivor Glyn Hughes (28 September 1923-2004) and his wife Mollie Jessie née Amey (11 April 1923-27 August 2005), who married at Halstead, Essex in 1948. Glynis completed her Art Foundation at Braintree College, which is now known as Braintree Campus as part of Colchester Institute, and studied textile print and design at Bristol Polytechnic and Somerset College of Art, qualifying as a textile designer in 1975. A lecturer in Art & Design at Braintree College 1999 and 2005, this is now known as Braintree Campus as part of Colchester Institute, and taught drawing, painting, printing textiles and ceramics and co-runs life drawing classes in Earls Colne, Essex. Glynis has a keen sense of colour and design and works in all media and, with her love of animals, is well known for her humorous and quirky paintings, which can also be purchased as greetings cards and prints. Her extensive range of subjects for these cards and prints include Hares, Cats, Dogs, Pheasants, Poppies and many more. A committee member and exhibitor at the Suffolk Art Society and a member of the Clare Art Club also exhibiting at Lavenham and Long Melford Churches in Suffolk and at Clavering Village Hall and at The Pheasant Inn, Gestingthorpe in Essex. Her work is on show at the Victory Inn and at Spencer's Farm Shop Café, both in Wickham St Paul, Essex also at the Cherry Lane Garden Centre Café in Long Melford. She works from her studio at her home at Castle Hedingham, Essex.

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