Anne Michael is from the north coast of Ireland. A multi-disciplinary artist, her work diverges between abstract painting and conceptual installations such as audio, video, sculpture and text.
Her paintings springboard from the intimacy of 'self', the internal dialogue and search for connection.
The 3D, audio, video and text are investigations into the absurdities or authenticity of life. Often using social constructs as a starting point she will identify a narrative and question the purpose that it serves.
These parallel themes dealing with internal and external existence, share significance in navigating a shifting sense of place.
In addressing each project, Anne may employ a range of crafts, or no craft, current technologies or 'ready mades', random actions or accepted procedures, that result in a body of work, which defies authorship.
anne michael C.V.
Belfast School of Art, University of Ulster, Belfast, N.Ireland. B.A. Honours Fine Art.
UAL, London College of Fashion, London, HND, Theatre Studies.
2016 '30 mins, Gas Mark 5' Exhibition, Tartine Restaurant, Bushmills, Northern Ireland.
2015 ‘A Curious Eye' Exhibition, Tartine Restaurant, Bushmills, Northern Ireland.
2014 ‘Saltwater Series’ Exhibition, Arcadia Gallery, Portrush, Northern Ireland.
2013 'Sucre Bleu' sculpture installation, University of Ulster, Belfast Campus.
2018 Leitrim Sculpture Centre, North West Xmas Open, Co. Leitrim, Ireland
2017 People's Palace Museum, 'Billy Connolly: Portrait of a Lifetime' exhibition, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
2016 Leitrim Sculpture Centre, NW Open, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.
2014 BA Fine Art Degree Show, University of Ulster, Belfast.
2013 Ulster museum, Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Belfast, N.I.
2013 Catalyst Arts Gallery, II Sight, Belfast, N.I.
2013 University of Ulster Gallery, Professional Practice Exhibition, Belfast, N.I.
2012 Gallery 54, Evolution, Mayfair London,
2011 Emer Gallery, Summer Exhibition, Belfast, N.I.
2011 Flowerfield Art Centre, Identity, Portstewart, N.I.
2010 Belfast City Hall, Tuesday's Child Exhibition, Belfast, N.I.
2016 ‘A Voice Arose’ painting, Lizard Manor Estate. Ireland.
2003 ‘Still Life 'Lilies', painting, Mills Selig solicitors, Belfast.N.I.
1996 ‘Add a Little’ commissioned paintings for Ramore Restaurant, Portrush.N.I.
2002, 'The Trumpet Player'. Oncology Centre, City hospital, Belfast.
2015, 'Teasing It Out'. Ballysally Primary School. Art project In collaboration with P7 pupils.