Artist - Marianne Muggeridge

Marianne Muggeridge specialised in life drawing and painting at Elam School of Fine Art, where she gained her BFA in 1973. Traveled in Europe throughout the 1970's returning to NZ in 1979.

In 2000 Marianne won the NZ Portrait Gallery’s inaugural National Portrait Competition, and in 2002 won the Adam/NZ Portrait Competition.

Her work is held in numerous private and public collections throughout New Zealand: Te Papa, Massey University, The Royal Society and The Reserve bank.

Marianne is a full-time working artist whose creative impetus is to always work from life in a variety of media. Currently living in South Taranaki with partner/artist Roger Morris.