Ann Dunbar

"The effect of the light plays an important role in my creations. I add the enchantment of embroidery to my paintings usually prepared with watercolor and/or mixed media. The textural effect of the stitchery brings the compositions alive with rich decorative detail and color. I am inspired by travel."

Rousing Reef - Mixed media and embroidery 76 x 56 cm

Ann Dunbar is an award-winning mixed media artist, born and educated in Hampshire, England. She obtained a teacher's Diploma in Home Economics and then graduated with an Honours Degree in Textiles and Art at Farnham, Surrey. After teaching in schools and colleges for twenty years in England, she became an artist in her own right in 1994. She lives and works in France and exhibits worldwide. Her unique signature work is a rare combination of embroidery and painting on paper. She is represented by Shoalhaven Fine Art gallery, NSW, Australia.

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