Arts & Culture

Art in the Park - From the HeART

5 Jul - 28 Jul

Saumarez Park




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Maggie Le Conte was born in Natal, South Africa and came to Guernsey as a teenager.

From an early age she developed a great love of drawing and painting. She is self-taught but mentored by her artist parents. In her final year at school Margaret Waller FIAL taught her and over the years has been tutored and encouraged by various talented professional artists and attended several painting trips and workshops.

Her love of nature, history, dance and fantasy is reflected in her "eclectic" art. She loves to paint and sketch "en plein air" as well as using her imagination to create her art. She regularly attends Life Drawing sessions to hone skills depicting the human form. She also has a passion for plants and studying their forms.

Finding the beauty in nature also inspires her whether in Guernsey or in the many places she has visited in the world. Maggie likes to paint widely different genres using many different mediums to suit the subject and mood.

Maggie's exhibition will be on view at the National Trust of Guernsey’s Art at The Park Gallery, The Folk and Costume Museum, Saumarez Park from Wednesday 5 to Friday 28 July. 

Open 10am – 5pm seven days a week. Admission is free. The Museum is access-friendly. ­We look forward to seeing you!

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