annaboland
painting | sculpture | community art | public art | curriculum vitae

annaboland@hotmail.com

EDUCATION

MA Contemporary Visual Arts - Falmouth College of Arts, 2004 -2005.

BA (hons) Fine Art - Southampton Institute, 1996 - 1999.

EXHIBITIONS

2008 - Newblood Art online Gallery.

2007 - Newblood Art online Gallery.

            Icetwice Gallery, Onley, Buckinghamshire.

2006 - Colour and Chemistry "Full Spectrum"- Sherborne House, Dorset.

            Mixed Exhibition -Brownston Gallery, Modbury, Devon.

            Christmas Exhibition -Jelly Leg'd Chicken Art Gallery, Reading.

2005 - "HyperMArt"- MA Show Falmouth College of Arts.

2004 - Mixed Exhibition -Courtyard Gallery, Hertford.

2003 - "Prime"- 5 Artists. The Arts Pavilion Gallery, Mile End, London.

2001 - "Solo Show"- The Curzon, Soho, London.

            Summer Show - Jelly Leg'd Chicken Art Gallery, Reading.

2000 -Mixed Show - Jelly Leg'd Chicken Art Gallery, Reading.

           Mixed Exhibition - Circles Design and Art Gallery, Portsmouth.

           "Graduate Show"- Jelly Leg'd Chicken Art Gallery, Reading.

1999 -"Towards the Millennium"- Artsway. The New Forest, Hampshire.

           "Fusion'- BA Show. Southampton Institute.

           "Ambition"- The Millais Gallery, Southampton.

1998 -"Inside Out"- The Millais Gallery, Southampton.

AWARDS

Unltd Millennium Award Winner 2004

Epping Forest District Council Bursary for Sport and the Arts 2002

COLLECTIONS

Ernest and Young

Work also in private collections in the UK and France.

 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

In the past 9 years I have worked on some 50-60 Community and Public Art Projects with 5 -80yrs, the majority of the time with 5 -25yrs from mainstream education, infant to secondary, A level, Foundation and Degree. Also with alternative education, pupil referral units, life skills and young offenders.

"Taking Part" - Education workshops for the PM Gallery Ealing. May - June 08.

"The Good, The Bad, The solution..." - Presentation for Engage. May 08.

"Garden Project"- Feb - Aug 08. Working with Ealing Youth Offending Service, 14 young people aged 7-13 and Groundworks to create a mural, functional seating, mosaics and animal scultpures for the Youth Offending Services back garden.

"Southwark Playhouse"- Jan - March 08. A 12 week project working with 2 infant schools in South London combining Art, Drama and Geography.

"Summer Art College"- Ealing Youth Offending Service. London. July - August 2007. A six week project taking 11 young offenders through a programme of visual art. photography, video and sculpture, to achieve their bronze art award.

"Temple of Imagination"- Kew Gardens London. April 06. Working with artists and A level students to create a temple of imagination for Kew Gardens.

"Corner Pocket" July- September 2004. I worked in collaboration with another artist and we designed and made a 20metre long site specific sculpture for the grounds of Harlow Sports Centre Essex.

"What a dainty dish" The Tower of London June -July 2004. An interactive exhibition working with other Artists and Degree students from London Metropolitan University.

"Moving through Time" Epping Forest Arts. May 2004. I worked in collaboration with another artist and 5 Primary Schools to create an animated film.

"Piecing Together" Harlow Arts. September 2003 -March 2004. Working with Pupil Referral Units, Integrated support units and young offenders to create site specific Public Art.

'Imaginarium" Royal Festival Hall, September 2003.Working with A level students to create book birds for the imaginarium exhibition.

'Kangaroos to Kingcups"- Kew Gardens. June -July 2003. I worked with other artists and yr 10/12 students to create 5 large animal sculptures for Kew Gardens.

"Piecing Together"- September 2002 -July 2003. Public Art Regeneration Project for Harlow Council. Working with young offenders, life skills, and BTEC National diploma students, to create permanent public art.

"Charabanc"- Epping Forest Arts. June -July 2002. A site specific performance and exhibition. I was involved at all stages from design to making, and the installation of 6 cars into two sites within the Epping Forest district.

"Mentor Scheme' May -August 2002. I was a mentor to a final year community art student from the University of Hertfordshire.

"Creative Arts Partnerships"- London Arts, June 2002.I worked with year 7 pupils at Stormont House Special needs school, to create 3d self portraits.

"National Portrait Gallery" Authors exhibition. April -May 2002. I worked with other artists to create an interactive tree for the exhibition.

"Greenwich and Docklands Festival - Mile End project". June -July 2001. Community Art project, involving metal embossing, lantern making and the construction of a large tower and 25ft tall puppets.

"Waltham Abbey Festival" April -June 2001. Community Project with Epping Forest Arts and King Harold School pupils making a large whale, dragon, wind man and worm for a procession.

"Greenwich and Docklands Millennium Project.The Tower of Tales"  May -July 2000.Community project which involved  the making and installation of a 20ft tall tower into the Tower of London.

OTHER PROJECTS INCLUDE: China & Brazil Workshops March 07."Timeline project" Cornwall.Sept -Dec 06."Day Services"Cornwall. November 05."Stained Glass". June 2004. "Ongar Carnival" April- June 2004."Oak Leaf"- Piecing Together Project, Harlow Arts. August 2003."Epping Art Club" July -August 2003. "Occasio House Garden Project' Feb - July 2003.'Mural Project" Feb 2003."Wells Park Project" February 2003"Summer University" August 2002. "Epping Art Club" August 2002. workshops for 6 -11 year olds."Ongar Art Club" March 2002."Inside An Essex Girls Wardrobe" Jan -Feb 2002. "Festival of lights" The National Theatre.  November 2001. "Car project" September 2001. "Royal Opera House" Back Garden Project August -September 2001. "Ongar Art Club" April -June 2001."Willow Dome" Feb 2001. "Elemental Journey" Oct -Dec 2000. "Sandy Lane Hotel" St James Barbados Sept- Oct 2000. "National Portrait Gallery" Garden of Eden. Aug -Sept 2000.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

 "Web Design for Beginners". University of Hertfordshire. Sept -Dec 2003

"Metal -Sculptural and functional". Welding Course, Morley College, London, 2002.

"Willow Weaving Course"Waltham Abbey Country Care March 2001.

"Photoshop for Artists" Kensington and Chelsea College London. Nov -Dec 1999.