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1987-90 University of Oxford, Ruskin School of drawing, BA Fine Arts
1990-92 Royal College of Art, MA Printmaking

Selected Solo Exhibitions :
2017 'Palimpsest', Portland Gallery, London
2015 'Springlines', Glyndebourne Opera House
2014 'Place and Memory'', Portland Gallery, London
2012 'Michaelmas Journey', Portland Gallery, London
2009 'Thinking Places', Portland Gallery, London
2006 'Stargazing', The London Art Fair and Portland Gallery, London
2003 'Everyman's Journey', Portland Gallery, London
2001 'Art 2001', The London Contemporary Art Fair with Portland Gallery, London
2000 'Earth mountain Rivers', Portland Gallery, London
1998 'Visions of a Legend', Portland Gallery, London
1997 'Recent Paintings', Portland Gallery, London


Selected Group Exhibitions :
2017 Capture the Castle British Artists and the Castle from Turner to Le Brun, Southampton City art Gallery with accompanying publication
2016 Contemporary Painting - The Arborealists, St. Barbe Art Gallery, Lymington with accompanying catalogue
2016 The Thread of Romanticism in British Art, Southampton City Art Gallery with accompanying catalogue
2015 The Arborealists, Mottisfont Abbey
2014 Lyn Painter Stainers Exhibition, London
2014 The Arborealists, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
2012 Sunday Times Watercolour Competion, London
2009 Lyn Painter Stainers Exhibition, London
1996/2000/2001/2007 BP Portrait Award, London
Hunting Art Prize
1999 Discerning Eye Art Prize, London

Scholarships and Awards include:
2006 Official tour artist for HRH Prince of Wales for his visit to Nigeria and Sierra Leone
2001 Official tour artist for HRH Prince of Wales for his visit to Canada
2001 Official tour artist for HRH Prince of Wales for his visit to Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Jamaica
1999 The Discerning Eye ABN AMRO Award, First Prize
1994/1996 Scholarship to the Frans Masereel International Print Making Centre, Belgium
1992-1993 Erna Plachte Fine Art Fellowship, Rusking School of Drawing, University of Oxford
1991 Scholarship to Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris

Mary Anne has been represented by Portland Gallery, London since 1997 with her work in collections worldwide (www.portlandgallery.com)



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