Anthea Williams

About Anthea

I studied Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art UAL and went on to complete a MA at the Royal College of Art. Whilst at the RCA I was awarded the Henry Moore Scholarship and was invited by Keir Smith to exhibit with The London Group, and selected by Helen Chadwick for the Whitworth Young Contemporaries.

Combining art practice with gallery administration and education, I have worked at Camden Arts Centre, Chisenhale Gallery, and in adult education, universities and schools.

My Work

My work is based on drawing or painting from observation. Some of my paintings are created by using observational studies as a starting point, to be developed in colour, or combined in a larger painting.



  • Life on Venus: The Tub
  • Postcard exhibition: Highgate Contemporary Art


  • Winter Showcase: Arts Depot, London
  • Close Up: Phoenix Cinema, London
  • EFOA Open House, London
  • Primavera: The Barbican Library, London
  • Park Life: Stephens House and Gardens, London


  • RCA Secret (every year since 2007): Royal College of Art, London
  • 50:50: Highgate Gallery at the Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution
  • Open House: EFOA
  • Hampstead Artists Council: Central St Giles, London


  • Group exhibition: The LOCAL Gallery, London


    • Little Women: Fairground Gallery, Hampshire


    • Inside Out: Link Gallery, Winchester


    • Solo exhibition: Queen's Lodge, London
    • MADE 07 Group Show: Morley Gallery, London


    • Whitworth Young Contemporaries: The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
    • Guest artist, The London Group: Morley Gallery, London


    • Warrior Studios Open Weekend, London
    • Gillingham Open Art: Space Frame Gallery, Kent
    • Women in Action, The Nicht Gallery, Buckinghamshire


    • Leicester City Bus Card Project: Leicester
    • Women in Action: The Nicht Gallery, Buckinghamshire

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