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Anna Wimbledon

Nausica Return to Ithaca 2am Penelope, Glasnevin, Ireland's Eye
     
oil, 2013, 11.75 x 9.75in 30 x 25cm oil, 2013, 11.75 x 9.75in 30 x 25cm oil, 2013, 11.75 x 9.75in 30 x 25cm
     
oil, 2009, 15.5 x 15.5in 40 x 40cm oil, 2007, 17.75 x 17.75in 45 x 45cm oil, 2008
     
The Dry Salvages I (Laurie's Den) The lament of the bride Into the rose garden
     
oil, 2011, 23.5 x 21in 60 x 53cm oil, 2008, 27.5 x 23.5in 70 x 60cm oil, 2011, 18 x 16in 46 x 4cm
     

Price range £2,500 - £12,750

Anna Wimbledon

Apart from her highly original figurative compositions, Anna Wimbledon creates portraits to commission, working mostly in oils, with a remarkable accuracy in likeness characterised by brilliant handling of hair and skin tones as well as an exceptional sense of animation. Her portraiture has featured a wide range of backgrounds in both her group and individual works. The artist travels for brief sittings with her subject, both in the UK and oversea, completing her works in the studio. In scale, portraits range from around 40 - 60cm (16 - 24in) square while for larger scale commissions, sometimes with full length figures, they can measure up to 190 x 110cm (75 x 43in)

For more information on commissioning a portrait by Anna Wimbledon, please contact Francis Kyle Gallery at

franciskylegallery@gmail.com

 

Biography

ANNA WIMBLEDON was born in Swansea in 1974 and educated at Central St. Martin's College of Art and Edinburgh College of Art. In 1996 she participated in Yale University Summer School of Music and Art, going on to win Andrew Grant Travel Scholarship to the United States. Subsequent prizes include John Kinross Travel Scholarship and Sir Robin Phillipson Memorial Medal. Esteemed since graduating as a portrait painter, with many commissions of single and group portraits to her credit, Anna Wimbledon sees herself as a painter of figures in the broadest terms, working with energy and bravura preferably on a large scale to create compositions around friends and acquaintances characterised by a sense of drama and latent tension and sometimes an ironic homage to master painters of the past. Represented by Francis Kyle Gallery since 2001, she has participated in many of the Gallery's theme exhibitions, including Roma (2003), Lair of The Leopard: twenty artists go in search of Lampedusa's Sicily (2005), Everyone Sang: a view of Siegfried Sassoon and his world by contemporary artists (2006), Родина: Twenty five artists from the West winter in Russia (2008) and Jumping for Joyce (2013). First one-person exhibition with Francis Kyle Gallery 2004.

 

 

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