Anna Marris is an artist working between traditional and contemporary modes of print, often extending into sculpture and installation, to test the potentials of research-based creative practice.
Anna graduated from Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton in the summer of 2021, achieving a first-class honours degree in BA Fine Art. In September 2021, Anna began postgraduate study in MA Print at the Royal College of Art.
She was awarded a Distinction in her Critical and Historical Studies dissertation titled ‘Exploitative Extraction and Perspectives of Power: An essay investigating perspective through archives, contemporary art practice, and fictional narratives in the representation of resource extraction’.
In April 2023, Anna exhibited with Boiling Point Artist Collective in a collaborative group show and series of public events. The exhibition took place in Openhand Openspace, 571 Oxford Road Gallery in Reading and was awarded an Arts Council England Project Grant.
Anna is a member of ZEST Arts Collective, based in Southampton. Their latest exhibition ‘Polymer Waves’ explored sustainable practice and collaborative workshops that utilised recycled materials to incite positive change in our attitudes towards the climate crisis.
Other recent exhibitions include ‘Snappy Title’ at the Winchester Gallery, ‘Two-Fold’ at Southwark Park Galleries, London, ‘Novum Citri’ in Southampton, and ‘Pull over and take a cig’ in Espacio Gallery.