Jessie Marion King
Born in New Kilpatrick, Scotland, Jessie Marion King was a watercolorist, author and illustrator of books; a designer of costumes, jewelry, fabrics, batik. She married the artist E. A. Taylor and worked and lived in Scotland and Paris. She exhibited her work actively from 1897-1940 at the Royal Scottish Academy, the Institute of Fine Art and the Bruton Galleries. She studied with Charles Rennie Mackintosh and designed the murals at the Glascow Tea Room. Her numerous awards include the Gold Medal for drawings and watercolors at the Turin International Exhibition of Modern Decorative Art in 1902.