Marion Drummond Paints for Royal Blind

Posted: 11/02/2014 |

Glasgow-born artist Marion Drummond has donated a piece of art to the Royal Blind Week art exhibition and sale, which will take place at Gallery Seventeen, Edinburgh, between 20 February and 1 March.

Name: Marion Drummond

Studio/ Workplace Location: Killearn G63

How do you work? Type of Art created? Fine Artist in Oil

Describe your artistic style in 10 words! Created from life with fingers and rags –no brushes

Where do you get your inspiration? Nature

Who is your favourite artist? Rembrandt

When creating a piece of art what couldn’t you do without? Indian Yellow paint

Why did you decide to support Royal Blind? What does Royal Blinds’s work mean to you? As a visual artist I cannot begin to comprehend a life without sight and as my own sight begins to fail I am starting to be challenged by this visual world.

What’s the best piece of advice you have been given? To look for the light

And finally, if you were a superhero, what superpower would you have and why? Flying –the power of flight.

Marion Drummond’s artwork will be available for sale at the Royal Blind Week art exhibition and sale which will run from Thursday 20 February to Saturday 1 March at Gallery Seventeen in Edinburgh as part of Royal Blind Week 2014. 

To learn more about Marion Drummond and her art, visit www.mariondrummond.co.uk

For more information about Royal Blind Week art exhibition and sale please contact our Marketing and Fundraising department on 0131 229 1456 or to request a copy of the exhibition catalogue (available form 15 February) please email alisdair.caulfield@royalblind.org

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