Jeremy Annear

Mixed Media
25 x 35

Born in Exeter, UK, in 1949. Following schooling Jeremy went to Exeter College of Art in the late sixties where he studied painting, printmaking and subsequently trained to be a teacher at Exeter University Rolle College.

During the seventies and eighties taught art at all levels whilst raising a family and exploring early language as a painter.

In 1987 moved to Cornwall to paint full time. Also became a member of the Newlyn Society of Art (NSA) and the Penwith Society of Artists. Subsequently became a committee member of the NSA and served on the council of management of the Newlyn Gallery.

During 1991/92 he lived in Germany having been awarded a DAAD stipend. A formative period of work was followed by several solo and mixed exhibitions in Berlin, Leipzig, Worpswede and Bremen. Also chosen at this time to mount a solo exhibition at the international Celtic Festival in L. Orient, France.

In 1993 he spent an extended period painting in Sydney, Australia, followed by a return to the UK where he now lives with his wife, Judy Buxton, and his youngest daughter.