Marian Tumelty VPRMS

Marian qualified as a teacher at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, Wiltshire in 1965.
She began painting professionally in the eighties, concentrating on botanical subjects and becoming a member of the Society of Botanical Artists ( SBA) in 1988.
In 1992 her first miniature paintings were accepted for exhibition by the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers.(RMS)
She was made an Associate member in 1993 and a full member in 1998. In 2010 Marian accepted responsibility for the Society's Diploma Collection and in 2011 was made a Vice President.
Awards for her work include:
1988 Silver Gilt Medal ( Royal Horticultural Society)
1993 Certificate of Botanical Merit (SBA)
1998 Second Prize Fairman Award (RMS)
2001 Llewellyn Alexander Award (RMS)
2007 Llewellyn Alexander Masters Award
2009 Gold Bowl Honourable Mention (RMS)
2010 The President's Special Commendation for a Large Work (RMS)
2011 The Peter Charles Booth Memorial Award (RMS)
2016 RMS Group Award