Artist: Anna Church

Artist Profile

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Anna Church Hope & Glory

Anna Church makes a living out of her talent for an aesthetic arrangement. As a freelance interior stylist working for a number of leading New Zealand magazines and homeware brands, she has carved a niche for herself as an expert in creating the visual manifestation of an idea. Church has taken her art a step further, imposing neither restraints of time nor the wishes of a client on herself to create the picture in her mind.environment. It can be unnerving, but when I look at the finished product it is immensely satisfying,"

Anna’s work explores New Zealand culture and history through sculptural assemblage. Iconic objects form iconic images; Vintage Crown Lynn ceramics, a Jackie Howe singlet, vintage wallpaper all emerge and create unique artworks.

The prints have been digitally printed by Opticmix using the latest Epson large format 11880 64in. printer with Ultrachrome K3 pigment inks onto a Fine Art acid-free cotton rag paper. This process, often referred to as Giclee has been available for more than

a decade and is widely accepted as the highest level of archival quality fine art printing. Independent testing by Wilhelm Imaging Research has stated a light fastness of 60-100 years dependent upon display conditions.

 

"It has been a discovery. In my work I start with a brief - sometimes only a rough idea - but there are parameters to work to. Here I found the idea I had to come up with was entirely mine, and the work is somehow laid more bare for all to see than in a professional

Artist Gallery

Artist Exhibitions

Anna Church,  Lester Hall

Friday 5 Oct 2012 - Wednesday 31 Oct 2012