Ann is an Adelaide artist who has always had a passion for painting which was fully realised while a teenager living in the Northern Territory. Ann has travelled extensively throughout Australia and overseas and is also a keen photographer.
She paints in various mediums - watercolour, oils, acrylics, pastels and pen/ink drawing. Her subject matter is varied – landscapes, still life, life drawing, portraiture and the medium she uses is greatly influenced by the subject matter. When travelling she always has a camera and sketching gear on hand. Her inspiration comes from the visual world around her and she is fascintaed with capturing people in their everyday life.
Throughout her painting career Ann has received tuition from well known and highly regarded Adelaide artists - Liz Gartner, Trevor Newman, John Lacey. Ann has attended workshops from interstate artists e.g. Joseph Zbukvic, Ross Patterson, Maxwell Wilkes, Catherine Lawrence & John Wilson.
Ann is a member of the Adelaide Art Society (has been on the selection committee), the Pastel Artists of South Australia, Top of the Torrens Gallery, the Port Adelaide Art Group And the Royal SA Society of Arts.
To view her work please check the following websites:
Year Title Medium Type Event
2011 Inquisitive Minds acrylic 3rd Prize Adelaide Royal Show
2011 Outdoor Man pastel 3rd Prize Adelaide Royal Show
2011 Carousel watercolour 3rd Prize Adelaide Royal Show
2010 Inquisitive Minds acrylic merit award Rotary Pt Adelaide
2010 Natasha’s Journey watercolour 3rd prize Adelaide Royal Show
2009 Stirling Markets acrylic merit award Royal Soc of Artists
2009 One Fine Day acrylic 1st Prize Dragan’s Prize
(Painting is on display at the Stirling District Hospital)
2009 Port Yacht Club w/colour merit award Rotary Pt Adelaide
2008 Sturt Pea oil 1st prize Evoke Showcase
2008 Fun at the Show acrylic 4th prize Adelaide Royal Show
2008 Sideshow Alley w/colour 1st prize Adelaide Royal Show
2008 Port River Sunset w/colour people’s choice award Adelaide Art Society
2007 Golden Glow w/colour highly commended Tea Tree Gully
2007 Sunlit Room w/colour 2nd prize Adelaide Royal Show
2011 Invited Artist – Yangoora Estate – Winery Lenswood
2010 Invited Artist for SALA – Nuriootpa Winery
2009 Tea Tree Gully Library
2010 Port Adelaide Community Arts Centre
2011 Hindmarsh Library
2010 Hindmarsh Library
2009 Port Adelaide Community Arts Centre
The Weekender Herald – Dragan’s Art Prize 2009
Adelaide Hills Media – interview
Updated as at September 2011