BRINGING MY MOTHER BACK TO LIFE THROUGH HER ART
In 1980 my Mother, Doris Ivy, attended art school at the age of 63. She died 5 years later. When recently clearing the attic I found her portfolio of watercolour paintings. I have kept many to pass to my family and have now decided to do something my Mum was never able to do.
THE DORIS IVY DIGANCE ART EXHIBITION
Doris Ivy Digance 1917 - 1985
Doris Ivy was born in Botha Road, Canning Town in The East End of London. At the age of 63, whilst working as a cleaner at a sweet factory in Romford Road, she decided to take up art for the first time with remarkable success as you see. Her dream lasted just 5 years until she died in The London Chest Hospital in 1985. Just five years with a desire to have her very own art exhibition, here it is.