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Anna Keen is a British artist, born on the Isle of Wight in 1968 and brought up on the remote Scottish island of Arran. She studied six years at the art school in Paris L’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, where she obtained her diploma with distinctions. She has lived and worked as an artist in cities such as Rome, Venice, London and Amsterdam, where she has had over ten solo shows, participated in seventy collective shows, won several prizes and is represented in important private collections. Anna Keen has now returned to the UK and is currently painting the Babylonian-type London skyline, which mutates constantly.

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ANNA KEEN C.V.
Born: Isle of Wight, UK (1968)
Art School: l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris. Atelier Carron
Diploma: With Distinctions (Felicitations du jury) (1986 -1992)
Awards: Paul-Louis Weiller/Salon des Artistes Français/Andre et Berthe Noufflard/Morlotti/Bordighera/Sulmona
Publication: London The Metamorphosis, Unicorn Publishers (2020)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021On Red, Rough, Shivering Sands The Thames Estuary Forts. (Whitstable Museum & Gallery, UK)
Dark Shades of Wight. (Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Isle of Wight, UK)
Wandering the Wilderness. (Estuary Festival Multiple location outdoor event Essex & Kent, UK)
2020Lockdown Landscapes and Pandemic Portraits Oxo Tower, London, UK
London The Metamorphosis. Totally Thames Festival, Oxo Tower, London, UK
2018Porto Piccolo. Wolland Art Gallery, Trieste, Italy
Portraits. Ceylon Gallery, Dimbola Museum, Isle of Wight, UK
Open Studio Show. Freshwater, Isle of Wight
2017From the Isle of Wight to London. Kendalls Fine Art, Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK
2011Open Studio Show Ak9shed, Amsterdam, NL
2009Open Studio Show Ak9shed, Amsterdam, NL
Castle 9 Collection H.A. Swets Amsterdam, NL
2007‘Consolations and Desolations’ Galleria Il Polittico, Rome, Italy
2005‘Retrospective’ The Burnside Gallery, Isle of Arran, Scotland UK
2001‘Summer Show’ Gallery Davies and Tooth, London, UK
2000‘Venezia Invernale’ Galleria Il Polittico, Rome, Italy
1999‘Viaggio in Italia’ Galleria Jannone, Milan, Italy
1997‘Fuori les Mures’ Galleria Il Polittico, Rome, Italy
1995‘Dessins’ Gallerie la Regle d’Or, Paris, France
1991‘Les Buveurs d’Alcohol’ Connolley’s Corner, Paris, France
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021Estuary Festival 2021. Essex & Kent, UK
2020Totally Thames Festival. London, UK
2018Contemporary British Art. Black Swan Gallery(Černá labuť). Prague, Czech Republic.
2016Be on the Way. Orsini Hall of Palace Chigi. Fornello, Italy
Seascapes & Isle of Arran. Whiting Bay Gallery. Isle of Arran, UK.
2015Iconic Interior painting. Fruscione Palace. Salerno, Italy
2014Dark Green Bright Green. Galleria MoCA. Rome, Italy
2013Roma Silenziosa, St Regis. Il Polittico Eventi. Rome, Italy
Calendario 2014, St. Regis. Il Polittico Eventi. Rome, Italy
Dark Green Bright Green. Encounter Palace. Rome, Italy
St. Francis and the places of His Spiritual way. Art Gallery le Logge, Assisi, Italy
2012Calendario 2013. St Regis.Il Polittico Eventi. Rome, Italy
2011Calendario 2012. Galleria Il Polittico. Rome, Italy
2010Calendario 2011. Galleria Il Polittico. Rome, Italy
Un Cibo senza tempo, Invito a cena con le Artisti. Galleria Il Polittico. Rome, Italy
Citta di Labro. Eventi Il Polittico. Labro, Umbria, Italy
2009Galleria Il Polittico ‘Calandario 2010’ (Roma)
2000Centre Culturel Francais, Palazzo delle Stelline ‘Misure Uniche per una collezione Part 2’ (Milan)
Teatro dell’Opera ‘Tosca’ (Roma)
Chiesa di Santa Lucia in Gonfalone ‘Stations of the Cross, Via Crucis (Roma)
Olympia Art Fair (London)
The London Art Fair (London)
2008Palazzo Incontro, Il Vittoriano ‘Per Amore, La Recolta Caggiano (Roma)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Calandario 2009’ (Roma)
2007Chiesa di Santa Lucia in Gonfalone ‘Pala d’Altare St. Edith Stein’
2006Chiesa di Santa Lucia in Gonfalone ‘Job’ (Roma)
Aldo Brandini per l’Arte ’15 anni (Frascati, Roma)
2005Book Presentation ‘Storia molte volte narratta’ (Roma)
Gallery Flowers East ‘Chiaroscuro’ (London)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Filosofia dei Fiori (Roma)
2004The Frissiras Museum, European Painting Award (Athens)
Museum. ‘Per Amore, La Recolta Gaggiano’ (Salerno)
Premio Morlotti (Imbersago)
2003Galleria Il Polittico ‘Citta di Terra, Citta di Mare’ (Roma)
Rome St. Regis Grande, ‘Arte in Hotel’ (Roma)
Hotel Regis Grande Rome, the Keen Suite
2002Flowers East Gallery ‘Small is Beautiful’ (London)
Museum ‘Artists of The Ideal, Nuovo Classicismo’ (Verona)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Figlio Prodigo’ (Roma)
1999Museo Internazionale del Imagine postale Belvedere (Ostrense, Ancona)
Premio Bordighera (Italy)
Premio Morlotti (Imbersago, (Italy)
Galleria Reginella ‘Dessins’ (Roma)
Galleria Il Gabbiano ‘I corpi e le Mure’ (Roma)
Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento, Il Monumento Vittoriana ‘ La Pittura Ritrovata’ (Roma)
1998Sedia Bulgari. La Pittura della Gioa’ (Rome)Villa Strohl-FernLa casa della vita’ (Rome)
Museo Young. ‘Misure Uniche per una collezione Part 2’
Palazzo Ducale, (Rovere, Mantova)
1997Institut de France,Paul-Louis Weiller (Paris)
XXIV Premio Sulmona (Italy)
Galleria Don Chisciotte ‘I Buddenbrook e Roma’ (Rome)
1996Galleria Il Polittico Itinerante ‘Misure Unique per una Collectione’ (Rome,Lyon,Lisbon,Brussels,Grenoble)
Italian Cultural Institute (Brussels)
Italian Cultural Institute (Grenoble)
1995Institut de France,Paul-Louis Weiller (Paris)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Lungotevere’ (Rome)
Galleria Il Polittico ‘Dodeci per Dodeci Mesi’ (Rome)
1994Art Fair Trevi (Italy)
Galerie France T (Paris)
1993Institut de France, Paul-Luis Weiller (Paris)
Galerie Catherine Guerard (Paris)
Gallerie Phillipe Fregnac (Paris)
1992Colas (Paris)
Travaux des Diplomes de L’ENSBA (Paris)
Salon des Artistes Francais, ENSBA students
1991Institut de France, Paul-Louis Weiller (Paris)
Fenetres sur l’art (Paris)
Institut de France, Andre et Berthe Noufflard (Paris)
Pignat Transport (Paris)
Lafuma (Paris)
Singer (Paris)
Citroen (Paris)
Mascarade Gallery (Villiers-sur-mer)
Dessins d’après Poussin (Paris)
1990Institut de France, Andre et Berthe Noufflard (Paris)
Fenetres sur l’art (Paris)

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Collection BVLGARI
Collection Cerasi
Collection Rutelli
Collection Caggiano
Collection Swets
Collection Eaton



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