(1895 - 1988)
Kay Nixon was active/lived in United Kingdom. Kay Nixon is known for painting.
Biography Kay Nixon
ay Nixon was a talented British animal illustrator noted for an orientalist approach and sharp clarity to the subject, reminiscent of Japanese woodblock prints. She lived in India for 25 years, where she illustrated for the Time of India Press, designed 30 nature posters for the Indian State Railways, painted horse portraits and a mural of wild ducks for the Bombay Natural History Museum. After returning to England, she wrote and illustrated numerous children's animal stories and painted animal portraits. Kay's best know illustrations were Brer Rabbit and furry farmyard friends. She was the recipient of many awards and medals and was made an 'Academic of Italy with Gold Medal' in 1980. She exhibited in 1920-26 in Birmingham and Coventry. Sh
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