Anita Davies

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Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist, Tutor, Illustrator & Columnist
Location The Fens, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Introduction Born on 5th April 1968, Anita spent her childhood in Hertfordshire where she acquired 'O' level and 'A' level in art, before moving to the Fens in 1991. In 2003 Anita began her "artistic journey". Self taught, she currently works in a veriety of media, her inspiration drawn from a passion of light and vision; seeing the "hidden treasures" in everyday life and each subjects beauty, seeking to capture character and emotion in her work. Anita's work is held in private collections worldwide. She has carried out commissions on a variety of subjects, particularly portraiture, and has also written a monthly column in the Fenland Citizen and a weekly illustrated column in the Cambs Times & Wisbech Standard newspapers. Workshops with March Watercolour Group and private groups. Therapy art sessions with Askham Village Community Artist in residence at Askham Village Community 2017-2020 Illustrated Journal Workshops with Ramsey Neighbourhood Trust 2017
Favorite Movies The Godfather, The Last Samurai, Snatch, Good Will Hunting, Schindler's List, Shawshank Redemption, Fried Green Tomatoes, Sleepers, Murder in the First, Road to Perdition...
Favorite Music Otis Redding, Randy Crawford, Barbara Streisand, Bon Jovi, Thomas Newman, Barry White, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Guns n Roses, Metallica, Ed Sheeran, Ray Lamontangue, ...among thousands!
Favorite Books The Hobbit