Anne Curran is a visual artist based in Co Wicklow, Ireland. Anne was born and grew up in Dublin and was greatly influenced by her father who imported textiles and fabrics from around the world, where her love of creativity began. Anne has graduated from The National College of Art and Design with Visual Arts Practice, where she was awarded The Grand Prize for her installation in her final year of sculpture in the graduate Exhibition. Her other studies have embraced sculpture, drawing and most noteworthy Encaustic Painting. Her practice now is around paper sculpture, painting, monotype printing, and each of her disciplines involves Encaustic.
Anne has exhibited in Solo and Group shows, and her most recent works that have been selected include The National Botanical Gardens, Dublin “Sculpture in Context 2020”, The Gallery of Modern Art, Waterford 2020, and has been preselected for Royal Hibernian Academy 190th Annual Exhibition in Dublin in 2020.
Anne is also selected for The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts 139th RUA Annual Exhibition in October 2020.
Also in 2020 Anne received a scholarship to attend The International Encaustic Conference 2020 in Provincetown Cape Cod Massachusetts ,USA, which was awarded by The International Encaustic Organisation. Anne is a recipient of a Jurors Award from The International Encaustic Artists Organisation, United States, with her selected piece for an Exhibition in 2020 in USA.
Anne is working on a number of collaborations where her practice is expanding and evolving with new projects to be exhibited in 2021.
Anne’s work is held in private and corporate collections across Ireland and Europe.
Anne is a member of Visual Artists of Ireland, Artnet Dunlaoghaire, Co.Dublin, Signal Arts Centre Co Wicklow, Gallery of Modern Art Waterford, and a member of Outpost Studio Artists Salon and Film meetings Bray, Co Wicklow. She also is a member of The International Encaustic Artists Organisation, California, United States.