Anne Davies

Artist, Author and Teacher

About Me

The Beginnings:

I love to create. Since childhood I have always enjoyed making doll's clothes, sketching birds, printing paper and using processes that relate to Nature, whether it be dyeing with plants, creating twiggy weaves or even painting with sticks. 

Formal Qualifications:

  • 1987 Degree in Clothing and Design, Manchester
  • 1988 Diploma in Fashion/Textiles, Salford
  • 1991/2 City & Guilds Teacher Training & Assessor Awards
  • 2001 ECDL in Computing

Artistic Work and Teaching:

  • 1988 - 90: I worked in the fashion industry.
  • 1990 - 2000: I taught fashion design, textiles and costume history in the adult/further education sectors; during this time I discovered my passion for sharing skills and knowledge with others.
  • 2001 - Present: I run arts workshops in my local community.


Featured Artist:

  • June 2011: I was  featured on Artella Picture Prompt. Artella is an online community for writers and artists; periodically it publishes images that serve as prompts for those members involved in art journaling.

Continued Professional Development:

To help me develop as an artist, I regularly attend arts master classes at:

Professional Organisations: