Annabel Gosling - New Paintings
24th Oct - 9th Nov 2012
NEW e-catalogue available of the show
Born in Overbury, Worcestershire, Annabel Gosling has been a full time painter since the age of sixteen. She studied at the Ipswich School of Art, The Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting, and Angers Beaux Arts in France. She was awarded Scholarships by both the Leverhulme Foundation and the Byam Shaw.
Since the age of 20, when she first exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, she has held regular solo exhibitions in London. She has also shown regularly in mixed exhibitions, including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the Royal Society of British Artists and the New English Art Club. She was awarded the Meynell Fenton Prize at The Discerning Eye.
Her commissions have included those from the Savoy Hotel, the royal family of Abu Dhabi, and a large fresco ceiling for Pavilion Opera. As well as her many private collectors her work is held in the public collections of the Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, the Scottish Education Authority, Allen & Overy and The Ritz.
She has journeyed extensively, through India, Spain and the Mediterranean, in search of the distinctive light that permeates her paintings. Her commitment to working in front of her subject is rare in today's art market.
Her studio is in Suffolk.