Rena Gardiner Artist and Printmaker (1929-1999)

A talented artist and illustrator with a distinctive style and approach which would become recognisable to many through her commissions for the National Trust during the 1960s and 70s when she illustrated guides to many of their  properties. She was prolific in her output of guides to cathedrals, historic properties and places. She produced watercolours, pastels and linocut prints of outstanding quality,and occupies a unique place in post-war British illustration, creating a legacy which is now being fully recognised, appreciated and collected.