Observational drawing and a fascination with pattern and detail in the natural and man made world form the basis for the paintings and prints Meg Dutton produces. She lives and works in London but frequently travels abroad to collect source material for her work, and to absorb the essence and culture of the places visited.
Meg Dutton studied painting at the Chelsea School of Art and became involved with etching and printmaking some years later.
In 2001 Meg was granted membership of The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (RE) where she served on the council for many years most notably as Vice President from 2009 - 2013. She also currently holds the position of Vice President of the Royal Society of British Artists to which she was elected in 2014.
Besides a large number of private collectors Meg’s work has also been acquired by The Victoria and Albert Museum, The British Museum, The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and is held in The Collection of Her Majesty The Queen.
In recent years Meg has won awards for both her watercolour paintings and printmaking from The West of England Academy as well as printmaking prizes from The Bankside and Mall Galleries.
The images for her prints and paintings are often constructed from a compilation of various photographs and drawings. She has a particular fascination with Moorish Architecture as well as with the history, intrigues and legends of past times in those places visited.