Ann Marie Whitton



Art Bio

Studio Practice Year Long Course, Newlyn School of Art, Penzance, Cornwall July 2022 -June 2023

Open College of the Arts BA; Drawing and Printmaking 2018-2020

Oaklands College, Access to Art and Design Diploma, 2000 to 2001

University of Hertfordshire. Art Therapies Foundation 1999

City and Guilds. Life Drawing 2000

City and Guilds. Black and White Photography 1998-1999

Traditional Printmaking Techniques at The University of Hertfordshire 2012-2015 

I have worked with printmaking artists Lisa Hall and Carry Ackroyd

Clay Heads Ceramic Course, 1998

Chinese Brush Painting 1991

Book Making 1991

Oaklands College, Print Making, June-July 2018

Pottery Course, Oaklands College, December 2023. Jan to March 2024

Newlyn School of Art, Cornwall, drawing and painting Cornish seascapes and landscapes 2019
Working with landscape artists Anita Reynolds, Imogen Bone and Jack Davis
Experimental Life Drawing Online Course Kate Walters 2024

Jewellery Making Course, University of Hertfordshire 2019

Find Your Joy 2020 Art Course July-September 2020 with Louise Fletcher
Spark Art2Life October 2020 with artist Nicholas Wilton
Sue Bulmer Creative Soul Discovery Abstract Book Making Course 2024

St Ives School of Painting 20th and 27th August 2020. Abstraction with artist Liz Hough
St Ives School of Painting 4th January 2021. Ways of Abstraction with artist Liz Hough
St Ives School of Painting. Abstraction. A Sense of Place  May- July 2021 with Liz Hough
St Ives School of Painting. Abstraction. A Closer Look. Jan-March 2023 with Liz Hough
St Ives School of Painting. Deeper Dive Into Abstract Landscapes with Natalie Day 2023
St Ives School of Painting. Exploring Alla Prima Painting with Iona Saunders 2023

Newlyn School of Art. Abstracting the Landscape with Anita Reynolds 2021
Newlyn School of Art, Studio Practise Year Long Course 2022-2023

Shown Art Works
The Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans 2001
Hemel Hempstead Old Town Hall 2000
Maynard Gallery, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City 1999 2015 2018
Dragon Art Studio, St Albans 1995 to 2009
Island of Art Website
Paintings I Love 2000
Graphic Plus, St Albans 2009
Rose & Dylan Gift Shop St Albans 2010
St Paul's Church Christmas Crafts 2010
Hatfield House, Living Crafts 2011
Verulam School Arts Craft Fair Dec 2011-2012
Brewsters Café, Mittagong Australia 2012
Museum of St Albans, 2012 2018
School of Creative Arts Exhibition. My Print Work at The University of Hertfordshire June 2012-2014
The Society for All Artists 2012-2015
Seahorse Cottage Cromer 2011-2021
Coconut Café, Lowestoft 2014-15
St Albans Clock Tower, Alban Weekend Event 2015
The Lodge Surgery commission St Albans 2016
St Pauls Church commission in the lobby St Albans 2018
New Maynard Gallery WGC April to June 2018
The New Museum of St Albans, St Albans Museums, 29th September 2018
St Albans Arts Festival. The Vintry Gardens, St Albans 30th April 2022
St Albans Rainbow Trail. Jubilee Weekend 3rd -5th June 2022. St Albans Abbey Drawing displayed in St Peter's Street on a tree.
Shine A Light. St Albans Rainbow Trail on the railings of St Albans Museum from 3rd November 2023 to 28th February 2024

Stevenage Exhibitions
Stevenage Museum, New Town Talking Project 2015
Stevenage Museum Art Prize, New Town Project 2015
Stevenage Museum Leaflet 2015
Stevenage New Town 70th Anniversary Website 2016
Stevenage Market, Frames A Plenty Stall 2015-2024
Stevenage Lego Mosaic Community Project April 13th 2019 and May 31st 2019

Norwich Exhibitions
Art-of-Norwich, 'Where the Art is', St Margaret's Church Norwich 18th Sept to 1st October 2016
Art-of-Norwich December 2016
Art-of-Norwich February 2017 
Art-of-Norwich July 2017
Art-of-Norwich September 2017
Art-of-Norwich December 2017
Art-of-Norwich July 2018
Art-of-Norwich April 2019

COP26 Climate and Ecological Emergency Exhibition November 2021
Wood Cock Hill Pink Sky 2020 mixed media painting exhibited at Dacorum Creatives Gallery, 
Marlowes Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead

Ken Bromley Art Cover Competition
Shortlisted for the Ken Bromley Art Supplies Cover 2019

Herts Visual Arts
Open Studios 1998 1999 2001 2002 2004 2015 2018 2020 2021
Herts Visual Arts 2020. Virtual Open Studios September 2020
Virtual Open Studios 2021
Herts Visual Arts. Open Studios September-October 2023

The Show
Part of Herts Visual Arts I curated my own show at Marshalswick Community Centre 2002

St Albans Art Society
St Albans Art Society Summer Exhibition 2019. Commended painting of St Albans Abbey
Summer Exhibition 2021. Highly Commended Experimental Abstract Painting, My Garden

The Brooklyn Art Library New York
I have two sketchbooks stored in the library. There people are able to view a wide variety of sketchbooks and also see them online. 
The Brooklyn Art Library is a charity based in New York (now closed)

Tremenheere Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall
Studio Practise Show Year Long Course, June 2023

Rapture Tremenheere Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall
Copper Sheds exhibited as part of Rapture Show, June 2023

The Royal West of England Academy Bristol 170
Three Coppers Sheds in exhibition from September 2023 to January 2024

The Society for British Artists Annual Exhibition February to March 2024 at the Mall Galleries, London 
Copper Shed No 1

Dragon Art Studio, St Albans. Art Classes for children and adults 1995-2009
Oaklands College. Art classes for adults 2001-2009
Sandringham School Consortium Art courses for adults 2009 - 2020

Art of the Possible leaflet. St Albans and Harpenden Libraries 1997

A Visual Celebration to SNAPSHOT 450 commemorate 450 years of St Albans receiving its charter in 1553 exhibition catalogue. Created by St Albans City Council 2003

St Albans Observer 2002. My Paper Bed part of The Show Exhibition

Review Newspaper Welwyn Hatfield Edition 2003. Open Studios at The New Maynard Gallery WGC

St Albans Observer. HVAF Open Studios event 2004

Hertfordshire Life Magazine 2011. Architectural Interpretations article

SAA Magazine 2016. Seeing is Believing. World Art Record

Garden Fields School Newsletter

Herts Visual Arts. Love Art Magazine, Issue No 13 Spring 2024
Featured artist Ann Marie Whitton