Meryl Watts BC, RA.
1910 - 1992
Meryl Watts was born in Blackheath, London in 1910 and attended Blackheath School of Art. After her fathers' printworks was
bombed in 1940, the family left London and rented a house in Borth-y-Gest, Porthmadog, where they had spent many happy
family holidays in previous years. It was here, that they became friends with the Williams-Ellis family of Portmeirion.
Most of her known artwork is from the period when she lived in Wales, the 1940's-1969. She was best known for her skills as
a woodcut artist, although she also produced scultures and paintings in both oil and watercolour.
Meryl exhibited at The Royal Academy and all around the world, for The British Council.
Woman`s Head (c1960)
Mixed Media Monoprint
29cm x 18.5cm (11.4" x 7.3")
Number of exhibition labels verso, Monoprint, Framed size 53 x 43 cm
Rooftops, Town North Wales. (c1960)
39cm x 45cm (15.4" x 17.7")
Signed with studio stamp verso
Still Life with crockery (c1950)
Oil on canvas
34.5cm x 44cm (13.6" x 17.3")
Signed with studio stamp verso, Framed size 50 x 60 cm