Anna Grima

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Anna Grima
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Born1958 (age 62–63)
Malta
NationalityMaltese
EducationMaster of Fine Art in Digital Arts
Alma materAccademia di Belle Arti in Perugia
University of Malta
Websiteannagrima.com

Anna Grima (born in 1958, Malta)[1] is a Maltese artist whose works have been exhibited in Malta and Internationally.

Early years

Her earliest formative influence started when she was around nine years old through her aunt Blanche Ellul Sullivan (1907-2002), artist and artisan who studied under Edward Caruana Dingli.[2]

Grima started her career as an Illustrator and Graphic Artist. Here she focused her studies on the nude where she was tutored by the late Professor Bruno Orfei.

Career

Her first solo exhibition was at the Galerie Ripard in Fontainebleau, in 1984.[1]

She gained a Master of Fine Art in Digital Arts degree from the University of Malta. In 2017 she was asked to contribute to the University of Malta's B.A. Programme in Digital Arts as a visiting assistant lecturer with Prof. Vince Briffa.[2]

In 2015, Grima's abstracts formed part of the Berlaymont Summa Artis II House of the European Commission in Brussels[3]

Her work forms part of the permanent collection at St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valletta, Malta.

In 2018 and 2019, her works were exhibited as part of the Art+Feminism Exhibition[3] held at Spazju Kreattiv, Malta.

Solo & Collective Exhibitions

Between 1984 and 2020 Anna Grima participated in a variety of solo and group exhibitions, including: Maltese Landscape and Still Life - Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta in 1992, Earth & Sky - International Woman's Day, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland in 1995, Marine Life - Watercolour Esplenade Plaza Hotel, Fremantle, W Australia in 1986, Sacred Footprints - Neolithia Foundation and Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University, UK in 2005., 70/2000, The Road to Meikel Seiggie - DEA Foundation - Gallery Vilnuis, Lithuania in 2001, Temples Malta - N. Foundation - Californian Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, USA in 2000, The Scottish Rites Temple, Oakland, and the Bade Gallery University of California,Berkeley, USA in 2000. Sacred Journeys - DEA Foundation - Matthew Gallery, Edinburgh Arts Festival, SCOTLAND in 1999 among many others.

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lija villa becomes art gallery". Times of Malta. Retrieved 2020-03-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The language of spirit - The Malta Independent". www.independent.com.mt. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Union, Publications Office of the European (2013-12-17). "Berlaymont summa artis II ." op.europa.eu. Retrieved 2020-03-27.

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