Annamarie Dzendrowskyj – United Kingdom
Annamarie trained as a classical ballet dancer followed by a career as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor/Examiner. She holds a BA Hons in Philosophy, Lancaster University, UK and a BA Fine Art with Honours in Painting, National Art School, Sydney, Australia, where she was awarded the Hospiz Residency, Reg Richardson Travelling Scholarship, St. Vincent’s Hospital Acquisitive Prize, Parkers Fine Art Award, William Fletcher Foundation Award.
As finalist in the Arte Laguna Prize 15th, 13th, and 10th Editions, awarded Special Prizes: Caudan Arts Centre Exhibition, Singulart Prize, Biafarin Honours Award, Fallani Serigraphy Residency. Recipient of 2020 Circle Arts Foundation IDEAL Magazine back cover and 2020-2018 Finalist of the Year Awards. 2016-2014 Art Gemini Prize finalist, awarded 2nd Place in 2015 and 2016, 2014 Lynn Painter Stainers Prize finalist. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is held in public and private collections.
In her work, Annamarie seeks to explore fleeting moments of a world in constant flux. Moments in time she sees as suggesting rather than defining a space, one that exists between what is seen and unseen, reflecting the indeterminate nature of the world we live in.