Lot 295 - Annabel Dover - Roman necklace found in the Ancient Agora, Athens I
Ink, Watercolour, Silver and Gold Leaf on Fabriano Paper
A6 (10x15cm) original artwork
Signed on verso
Annabel Frida Dover, was born at Liverpool, daughter of John Dover and Kate Eade, Annabel's great uncle was Sir Stanley Robert Marchant [q.v.]. Annabel Dover works in a variety of media, including painting, photography, video, cyanotype, and drawing, and engages the viewer in untold tales of wonder. Her work ranges from archaeological illustration, archaic scientific techniques and the enthusiasms of a Victorian lady to the theories of Freud and anthropological research.
She studied BA Fine Art at Newcastle University 1994-1998
MA Fine Art, Central St Martins College of Art & Design 2000-2002
Cambridge University 2002-2003, awarded a PGCE in Art & Design
Wimbledon College of Art 2006, gaining a Ph.D Fine Art.
She has had solo exhibitions at Persimmon Gallery, Los Angeles; Rosy Wilde, London; Transition Gallery, London; Coexist and Transition Gallery, London. She has had many mixed exhibitions including locally at University Collection Showcase, Ipswich; Ipswich Art School Gallery and University Campus Gallery, Ipswich and many others throughout the U.K. and abroad including Santorini, Greece; Los Angeles, USA and The Hague, Netherlands. Artist in Residence at Aldeburgh International Poetry Festival; Bury St Edmund's Library, Suffolk and Kettles Yard, Cambridge and more recently a residency at the British School in Athens.
Annabel is a Critical and Historical Studies Lecturer at the Royal College of Art and has work in the collections of University of the Arts. London and Imperial War Museum.
She is represented by Transition Gallery, London.