This oil on board was painted in 1985-86, we are particularly drawn to her use of colour.
Ann Finlayson was born in Glasgow in 1943. She trained at Glasgow School of Art, Kingston School of Art and the Royal College of Art where she graduated with a first class M.A.
Solo exhibitions were held at the New Art Centre in Sloane Street, the Oxford Gallery and Thornton Bevan Arts in London. Ann was the winner of the Watercolour Prize at the Royal Academy Summer Show in 1984.
Ann taught at different art schools including latterly Kingston and the Sir John Cass. In the early years after graduating from the RCA she was an assistant to Bridget Riley and Peter Sedgley, Alistair Grant and also Leonard Rosoman on the execution of large murals.
Ann’s paintings and drawings reflect her great love of nature, and Scotland where she travelled each Summer. Her work is in various collections including the RCA, Glyndebourne Opera House, Bolton Museum of Art and Hamilton Education Centre, Scotland.
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