May. Jessie and Margaret – Women of the Arts and Crafts Movement

May Morris (1862–1938) was an English artist, designer, and influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement. She was the daughter of William Morris, a leading figure in the movement, and was actively involved in the artistic and social aspects of the time.
 May Morris was a skilled embroiderer and designer, specializing in textile arts. She played a crucial role in the development of the Morris & Co. decorative arts firm, founded by her father.
May Morris also advocated for women’s rights and was involved in various social and political causes during her lifetime.
 Jessie Marion King (1875–1949) was a Scottish artist and designer known for her significant contributions to the Arts and Crafts movement. She worked in various mediums, including illustration, ceramics, and jewelry.
King’s work often featured intricate and detailed designs influenced by Art Nouveau, and she played a notable role in the Glasgow Style, a distinctive design style developed in Glasgow, Scotland, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
 Margaret Macdonald (1864–1933) was a Scottish artist and a prominent figure in the Arts and Crafts movement, as well as the Glasgow Style, a design movement in Scotland. She was married to Charles Rennie Mackintosh, another influential figure in the movement.
Macdonald was known for her contributions to various art forms, including textiles, metalwork, and graphic design. Her work often featured symbolic and dreamlike elements, and she collaborated closely with her husband on various projects. Margaret Macdonald’s innovative and distinctive style left a lasting impact on the art and design of the early 20th century.


celebrating the women from the arts and crafts movement in the U.K.
 “May, Margaret and Jessie – women of the Arts and Crafts Movement”
 60cm x 90cm
24” x 36”
 Acrylic on box canvas