Visual Arts

Anne Tallentire

Anne Tallentire was born in Co Armagh, N. Ireland in 1949. She studied at The School of Visual Arts, New York (1983) and The Slade School of Fine Art, London (1986 – 1988).

Tallentire works in a range of media including film, video, performance, photography, drawing, assemblage and text. In 1999 she represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale. Other major solo exhibitions include Void Gallery Derry (2005), IMMA Dublin (2010), Grazer Kunstverein Graz (2016),  Nerve Visual Derry (2016), The MAC Belfast (2021) and John Hansard Gallery Southampton (2022). She has exhibited in group shows at IMMA, Leeds City Art Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, PS1, New York, Tulca, Galway, Dallas Museum of Art and Frankfurter Kunstverein.

In 2018 she was recipient of a Paul Hamlyn Artist award, is a Professor Emerita, Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, runs the art project Hmn with writer Chris Fite-Wassilak and has worked with John Seth as the duo work-seth/tallentire.  Her work is held in public collections such as The Arts Council of Ireland and Arts Council England and IMMA. She lives in London and is represented by Hollybush Gardens.

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