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Mavis Cheek

Mavis Cheek was born and grew up in Wimbledon. Her first job was with contemporary art publishers, Editions Alecto - working with artists such as David Hockney, Allen Jones, Patrick Caulfield, Gillian Ayres, Bridget Riley - where she learned about modern and contemporary art. After twelve happy years at Alecto, Mavis left to study at Hillcroft College for Women from where she graduated in Arts with distinction. When her daughter Bella was born shortly after graduating she began her writing...See more