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— Biography of Ann Thomson

Ann Thomson is an Australian artist who lives and works in Bronte, Sydney.  Her studio-based practice consists mainly of painting and works on paper, though she has also made sculpture and worked with ceramics over her 60 year career.  
Thomson completed studies at the National Art School in 1962 and began exhibiting nationally and internationally soon after.

Major prizes include the Wynne Prize in 1998, the Geelong Contemporary Art Prize in 2002, and the Tattersall's Art Prize in Brisbane in 2016, and major commissions include Australia Felix, the central sculptural installation at the 1992 World Expo in Seville.

Major Publication:  Anna Johnson, Ann Thomson, Tim Olsen Editions, Sydney, 2012

"Physical exuberance is innate to her, and it is expressed more strongly than ever in her recent work.  Her feeling for pulse and rhythm, for irrepressible physical energies projected into space, imbues her pictorial conceptions with a great vivacity."
Terence Maloon, 2015
Director, Drill Hall Gallery

Visit Ann Thomson's website: www.annthomson.com.au


Ann Thomson CV

Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.