Anne Carlisle OBE | Table IV [Taperecorder]
Artist: Anne Carlisle OBE
Title: Table IV [Taperecorder]
Medium: Pencil, Felt Tip Pen and Acrylic on Paper
Framed Size: W140.5cm x H104.5cm
Signed: Signed bottom right
Notes: Due to the age of the work and the materials used, some fading has occured, although this in no way detracts from the piece.
Irish born academic and artist Anne Carlisle studied painting at the Ulster College of Art, Belfast, and subsequently at Chelsea College of Art, London where she received an MA in 1980.
Throughout her career Carlisle has served on the management committee of Art and Research Exchange and was a founder member of the editorial panel of Circa Art Magazine. She is also a founder member of the Artists Collective of Northern Ireland. She has received many awards including a Bowen Mullally Award in 1982, a Hydrocurve Award, EV+A, Limerick, and the Guinness Peat Aviation Award in 1983. More recently Carlisle has held the post of Head of Department of Art & Design at the University of Wales College, Newport before moving to the University of Falmouth where she became Vice Chancellor in 2009. She was awarded an OBE in recognition of her services to higher education and the regional economy in 2018.
Today her work is represented in the collections of the Arts Council of Ireland and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland although she no longer makes work for exhibition. Her work from the 1980’s range from the lyrical and abstract, to sophisticated drawings of everyday objects.
This painting comes from the collection of artist Jean Duncan and was purchased in 1981 from the Octagon Gallery, Belfast, where Anne Carlisle and Jean and Roderick Duncan were founder members.