Ann Farley Artist and Maker

Born 1958, Cuckfield Sussex

Architect Father and Blacksmith grandparents

1970-1971:  Did not go to school but lived on an out island in the Bahamas

1972: Lived in Paris

1979 -1983: First 3 children born

1985-1989: Studied Medicine at Bristol University 

1990: 4th child born. Started to make work professionally.

1996-1999: 5th and 6th children 

Ann Farley is a self taught Artist who has made work since she was a child .

EXHIBITIONS

2019: “ Song “ Churchgate Gallery 

2018: David Harrison curated exhibition Churchgate

2016-2018: Churchgate Gallery. Spring / Autumn mixed exhibitions 

2015-2018: Contains Art and Stogursey Arts Festival mixed exhibitions

2002: St Nicholas Kilton the Wayfarers Church 

1994-1999:  Cambridge Contemporary Art 

1994-1999: Rooksmoor Gallery, Bath

1994-2002: Somerset Art Weeks

1976-1979: Ceramic Reliefs produced to commission and sold to clients in UK, Europe and the USA , including the Study Society and The British Falconry Society and Stix Baer and Fuller and the Chase Manhattan Bank .

CAREER

2015-2019: Teaching various groups and workshops , sculpture , printmaking, painting and drawing .

2011-2012: Curator and Organiser of Quartz Arts Festival at Queens College Taunton

2006: Lottery Funded Art Festival at Danesfield School 

1992-2000: ran Art Workshops for children 

1996-2002: Somerset Art Works. Exhibitor, Area Rep and Director 

1985-1989: Studied Medicine at Bristol University 

1974-1977: studio assistant for the potter Bryan Newman 

PUBLICATIONS

2019: Illustrations for ‘Heartwood’ By Tino Rawnsley. Waterland Press

2016: Illustration for Contains Arts Publication ‘The Tempest’

2015: Illustration for Contains Arts Publication ‘The Ancient Mariner’ 

1992-1998: Work published as Cards by Paperlink 

PRIZES

1999: Prize winner in Black Swan Arts Frome Drawing Competition 

1988: Prizes for Anatomy and Anatomical Drawing including the Edward Fawcett and Dorothy Fielding