Margaret Merry grew up in Falmouth, beginning her art training at Falmouth School of Art. She subsequently obtained a diploma in Art & Design from Hornsey College of Art in London and gained her teaching qualifications at the University of Bristol. She lived in Truro for over thirty years, painting and writing.
She has lived in Spain since 2002. Her paintings have been exhibited in London, New York, Tokyo and Paris and have been bought by collectors world-wide.
Books: 'T'he Natural History of a Westcountry City'; 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook'; 'Sea & Sail'; Tidal Reaches
Books for children: 'The Wise Old Boar'; 'The Lonely Digger'; 'The Adventures of Princess the Pony'