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Annette Pugh

Birmingham based artist Annette Pugh uses a diverse range of media to investigate the point at which, and how, a photograph becomes more than just a copy. She sources imagery from a range of archives and often references subjects and locations which are at once both familiar and yet anonymous. Drawing upon the lives and aspirations of the working classes, Annette creates new narratives, imbuing original photographic sources with a powerful sense of place.

Annette writes, 'I seek to engage with lost identities and uncertain moments, drawing upon a notion of collective memories, of watching and being watched'.

Over the course of her career Annette Pugh has exhibited extensively, published articles and received various grants and funding for the development of her own practice and teaching initiatives. Her work has been purchased for public spaces and private collections and she has been awarded an MA in Fine Art and an MA in Art and Design Histories. She is also a council member for the RBSA.

Most recently, Annette has been a prize winner in the Coventry Drawing Show, curated an Arts Council funded exhibition of emerging artists and exhibited at the RWA in Bristol. She has also completed a series of University residencies, placing a focus on printmaking and photography and the significance of their impact upon her painting. Alongside her studio work, Annette has been involved in a series of site specific photographic installations.  Her solo show, 'Somewhere Never Travelled', was hosted at Reuben Colley Fine Art in 2017.
Balustrade
Balustrade
30 x 24 cm
Oil on Canvas
Second Week
Second Week
80 x 60 cm
Oil on Canvas
We Were Never Really There
We Were Never Really There
25 x 30 cm
Acrylic, photographic transfer and oil on linen
Seated
Seated
24 x 30 cm
Acrylic, photographic transfer and oil on linen
The Jump
The Jump
24 x 30 cm
Acrylic, photographic transfer and oil on linen
Park Railings
Park Railings
77 x 97 cm
Oil on Canvas
Lakeside Promenade
Lakeside Promenade
46 x 30 cm
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
Garden Lake and Palm
Garden Lake and Palm
46 x 30 cm
Acrylic and oil on linen
Not So Exotic I
Not So Exotic I
61 x 46 cm
Oil on Canvas
Not So Exotic II
Not So Exotic II
61 x 46 cm
Oil on Canvas
Winter Garden Midday Sun
Winter Garden Midday Sun
60 x 80 cm
Ink & Oil on Canvas
Winter Garden Dusk
Winter Garden Dusk
60 x 80 cm
Ink & Oil on Canvas
Hotel Garden Night
Hotel Garden Night
41 x 41 cm
Oil on Canvas
Waterfall (Fairy Glen)
Waterfall (Fairy Glen)
92 x 122 cm
Ink & Oil on Canvas
Moorland Waterfall
Moorland Waterfall
92 x 122 cm
Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Secret Garden
Secret Garden
25.5 x 25.5 cm
Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Verdant
Verdant
116 x 152 cm
Ink & Oil on Canvas
Twilight Cascade
Twilight Cascade
26 x 30 cm
Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Cascade
Cascade
26 x 30 cm
Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Waterfall (Rock Garden)
Waterfall (Rock Garden)
26 x 30 cm
Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Waterfall Twilight
Waterfall Twilight
26 x 30 cm
Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Pleasure Garden I
Pleasure Garden I
117 x 152 cm
Oil on Canvas
Park Fountain
Park Fountain
77 x 97 cm
Oil on Canvas
I Remember Your Smile I
I Remember Your Smile I
21 x 30 cm
Monotype on Paper - Unique
Always You
Always You
28 x 31 cm
Monotype on Paper - Unique
I Watched You From Afar
I Watched You From Afar
26 x 34 cm
Monotype on Paper - Unique
By The Garden Fence
By The Garden Fence
29 x 29 cm
Monotype on Paper - Unique
The Watcher
The Watcher
21 x 29 cm
Monotype on Paper - Unique