Day (Mary Day) McKillip
(1876 - 1960)
Day (Mary Day) McKillip was active/lived in England, Ireland. Day McKillip is known for landscape and figure pastel painting.
Biography Day (Mary Day) McKillip
(Mary) Day McKillip, born 28 Nov 1876, was the third child of Welsh parents Richard and Helen Griffiths. She was born in Chelsea and grew up in Ealing, London.
She studied art at South Kensington Art School, which became the Royal College of Art in 1896, around the time she graduated. She was taught life drawing by Borough Johnson and went on to set up a studio in London painting children and adults. She went on sketching holidays with Bertram Priestman.
In 1907, Day married an Ulsterman, John McKillip, who built a lovely house for her with a large studio in Derry. She exhibited at the Royal Academy (Blakney Key 1910 and March Sunlight in 1934) and in Belfast. She loved t
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