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Celebrating Townsville Exhibition - The Artists

Educational resources regarding the artists participating in JCU Library's "Celebrating Townsville" exhibition for the T150 project

Anneke Silver

Anneke Silver, photograph by Michael Marzik

Michael MARZIK
b.1961 Switzerland
Anneke Silver 2016
Giclée digital print on Archival
Hahnemuhle PhotoRag 308gsm
49 x 64 cm
Edition 1/5
James Cook University Art Collection

Anneke Constance Silver (nee Strik)
b.1937, Netherlands.

BA JCU, GDipEd DDIAE, MCA JCU, PhD JCU.

Painter, Anneke Silver, first studied Cultural Anthropology at Amsterdam University then Arts and Crafts teaching before travelling extensively. Arriving in Brisbane in 1959, Anneke moved to Townsville in 1961 where she ran a private art school, conducted children’s art classes, taught at the College of Advanced Education and TAFE.  Anneke later joined JCU lecturing full-time in creative arts before retiring as an Adjunct Associate Professor. Anneke has participated in an exhaustive number of solo and group exhibitions, is represented in numerous local, national and international collections, has enjoyed several artists’ residencies, been involved in theatre design and curating, delivered public lectures, runs workshops all over Queensland for Flying Arts, created public art works and researched and published extensively.

Anneke Silver's website: http://www.annekesilver.com/welcome/anneke-silver-cv/

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