Anna Keen is a British artist, born on the Isle of Wight in 1968 and brought up on the remote Scottish island of Arran. She studied six years at the art school in Paris L’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, where she obtained her diploma with distinctions. She has lived and worked as an artist in cities such as Rome, Venice, London and Amsterdam, where she has had over ten solo shows, participated in seventy collective shows, won several prizes and is represented in important private collections.Anna Keen has now returned to the UK and is currently painting the Babylonian-type London skyline, which mutates constantly.

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Born: Isle of Wight, UK (1968)
Art School Paris: l’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts de Paris Atelier Carron
Diplôme (felicitations du jury) (with distinctions) (1986 -1992)
Publication: London – The Metamorphosis (2019)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021 ‘Wandering the Wilderness’ – Estuary Festival 2021 – Essex & Kent, UK
2020 ‘Lockdown Landscapes and Pandemic Portraits’ – Oxo Tower – London, UK
2020 ‘London The Metamorphosis’ – Totally Thames Festival 2020, Oxo Tower – London, UK
2018 ‘Porto Picolo’ – Woland Art Gallery – Trieste, Italy
2018 ‘Portraits’ – Ceylon Gallery, Dimbola Museum – Isle of Wight, UK
2011 Gallery Ak9 shed ‘Studio Show’ (Amsterdam)
2009 Gallery Ak9 shed ‘Studio Show’ (Amsterdam)
2009 Gallery Castle9 ‘Collection – H.A. Swets’ (Amsterdam)
2007 Galleria Il Polittico ‘Consolations and Desolations’ (Rome)
2005 Gallery Arran ‘Retrospective’ (Scotland)
2001 Gallery Davies and Tooth ‘Summer Show’ (London)
2000 Galleria Il Polittico ‘Venezia Invernale’ (Rome)
1999 Galleria Jannone ‘Viaggio in Italia’ (Milan)
1997 Galleria Il Polittico ‘Fuori les Mures’ (Rome)
1995 Gallerie la Regle d’Or ‘Dessins’ (Paris)
1991 Conolleys Corner ‘Les Buveurs d’Alchool’ (Paris)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020
Totally Thames Festival – London: The Metamorphosis, focusing on London and the river Thames.

2019
Published book: London: The Metamorphosis

2018
Contemporary British Art – Gallery Černá labuť (Black Swan), Prague, Czech Republic.

2017
From Isle of Wight to London – Kendalls Fine Art, Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK.

2016
Be on the Way, Formello (Rome), Orsini Hall of Palace Chigi (September)
Seascapes & Isle of Arran – Arran Art Gallery, Broddick, Isle of Arran, UK.

2015
Iconic Interior painting – Salerno, Fruscione Palace – November 2015 / January 2016

2014
Dark Green Bright Green – Rome, Mo.C.A. Office – March / April

2013
Gallerie MOCA, Rome
St Regis, Il Polittico Eventi ‘Roma Silenziosa’
St. Regis, Il Polittico Eventi, ‘Calandario 2014’ Rome
Dark Green Bright Green – Rome, Encounter Palace – December
St. Francis and the places of His Spiritual way – Assisi, Art Gallery le Logge – August 2 / October 4, 2013

2012
St Regis, Il Polittico Eventi ‘Calandario 2013’ Rome.
Gallerie MOCA, Rome

2011
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Calandario 2012’ (Roma)

2010
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Calandario 2011’ (Roma)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Un Cibo senza tempo, Invito a cana con le Artisti’ (Roma)
Citta di Labro. ‘Un Cibo senza tempo, Invito a cana con le Artisti’ (Labro, Umbria)

2009
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Calandario 2010’ (Roma)

2000
Centre Culturel Francais, Palazzo delle Stelline ‘Misure Uniche per una collezione Part 2’ (Milan)
Teatro dell’Opera ‘Tosca’ (Roma)
Chiesa di Santa Lucia in Gonfalone ‘Stations of the Cross, Via Crucis (Roma)
Olympia Art Fair (London)
The London Art Fair (London)

2008
Palazzo Incontro, Il Vittoriano ‘Per Amore, La Recolta Caggiano (Roma)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Calandario 2009’ (Roma)

2007
Chiesa di Santa Lucia in Gonfalone ‘Pala d’Altare St. Edith Stein’

2006
Chiesa di Santa Lucia in Gonfalone ‘Job’ (Roma)
Aldo Brandini per l’Arte ’15 anni (Frascati, Roma)

2005
Book Presentation ‘Storia molte volte narratta’ (Roma)
Gallery Flowers East ‘Chiaroscuro’ (London)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Filosofia dei Fiori (Roma)

2004
The Frissiras Museum, European Painting Award (Athens)
Museum. ‘Per Amore, La Recolta Gaggiano’ (Salerno)
Premio Morlotti (Imbersago)

2003
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Citta di Terra, Citta di Mare’ (Roma)
Rome St. Regis Grande, ‘Arte in Hotel’ (Roma)
Hotel Regis Grande Rome, the Keen Suite

2002
Flowers East Gallery ‘Small is Beautiful’ (London)
Museum ‘Artists of The Ideal, Nuovo Classicismo’ (Verona)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Figlio Prodigo’ (Roma)

1999
Museo Internazionale del Imagine postale Belvedere (Ostrense, Ancona)
Premio Bordighera (Italy)
Premio Morlotti (Imbersago, (Italy)
Galleria Reginella ‘Dessins’ (Roma)
Galleria Il Gabbiano ‘I corpi e le Mure’ (Roma)
Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento, Il Monumento Vittoriana ‘ La Pittura Ritrovata’ (Roma)

1998
Sedia Bulgari. La Pittura della Gioa’ (Rome)
Villa Strohl-FernLa casa della vita’ (Rome)
Museo Young. ‘Misure Uniche per una collezione Part 2’
Palazzo Ducale, (Rovere, Mantova)

1997
Institut de France,Paul-Louis Weiller (Paris)
XXIV Premio Sulmona (Italy)
Galleria Don Chisciotte ‘I Buddenbrook e Roma’ (Rome)

1996
Galleria Il Polittico Itinerante ‘Misure Unique per una Collectione’ (Rome,Lyon,Lisbon,Brussels,Grenoble)
Italian Cultural Institute (Brussels)
Italian Cultural Institute (Grenoble)

1995
Institut de France,Paul-Louis Weiller (Paris)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Lungotevere’ (Rome)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Dodeci per Dodeci Mesi’ (Rome)

1994
Art Fair Trevi (Italy)
Galerie France T (Paris)

1993
Institut de France, Paul-Luis Weiller (Paris)
Galerie Catherine Guerard (Paris)
Gallerie Phillipe Fregnac (Paris)

1992
Colas (Paris)
Travaux des Diplomes de L’ENSBA (Paris)

1991
Institut de France, Paul-Louis Weiller (Paris)
Fenetres sur l’art (Paris)
Institut de France, Andre et Berthe Noufflard (Paris)
Pignat Transport (Paris)
Lafuma (Paris)
Singer (Paris)
Citroen (Paris)
Mascarade Gallery (Villiers-sur-mer)
Dessins d’après Poussin (Paris)

1990 Institut de France, Andre et Berthe Noufflard (Paris)
Fenetres sur l’art (Paris)

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Collection BVLGARI
Collection Cerasi
Collection Rutelli
Collection Caggiano
Collection Swets
Collection Eaton

 

 

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London – The Methamorphosis – Edward Lucie Smith
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