Anne McCormack RI SWA


Anne McCormack is a prominent artist who transitioned from a successful career in advertising and teaching to full-time painting. Primarily self-taught, she has honed her skills through courses at Central St. Martins, The Slade School, and the Royal Drawing School. Her artistic journey includes teaching graphics, art and ceramics.

Anne’s work spans various subjects and media, mainly featuring water-based mediums. Inspired by her travels, her subjects range from interior scenes to everyday encounters with people.

Her artwork has been widely recognised and exhibited across the UK in independent galleries and prestigious art societies. Anne is an elected member of the Society of Women Artists (SWA), where she served as Vice President, and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI). Her work has also been selected by the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS), and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

Anne's achievements include the Best Work in Exhibition (1996), Best Body of Work (2020), and Editor's Choice Award (2023) from the SWA. She has received multiple awards from the Hertford Art Society Open Exhibitions, including the John Goss Award and the Bill Dale Award.

Anne also contributes to the art community through publications in The Artist magazine and by conducting workshops, such as a four-day residential course at Dedham Hall. Her commitment to art continues to resonate with critics and art lovers alike.