Profile

Acclaimed figurative artist Anne Farrall Doyle creates ethereal figurative images informed by her interest in fashion and design. In her distinctive artworks beautiful fabrics swirl around elegant female figures, lit from above by an invisible spotlight. She cites the influence of many individuals on her work including Gauguin and Cezanne, but most importantly Spanish artist Joaqiun Sorolla who excelled in the portrayal of light in relation to shape.



Anne was born and educated in Cheshire. After studying at Stockport College of Art, she worked first in an advertising agency and then as a freelance illustrator with a top London agent. During this time she built up a formidable reputation as a figurative and fashion artist.



Having travelled widely in the course of her career, Anne has lived and worked in Spain, Paris, Munich and Los Angeles, and all over the UK and Ireland. Her wide ranging career in the arts has encompassed forming a successful interior design company, opening an art department in a school and running a variety of workshops. She now lives and works in Devon as a full time fine artist.



Highlights of Anna’s career an invitation to exhibit at the Florence Biennial, the publication of six of her images as designs for a set of award winning postage stamps, and in 2008 winning the SAA professional Artist of the Year award.