Anna Columbine

Anna (b.1991) is an artist based in Manchester. She works with a range of media including photography, drawing and installation.

Anna has exhibited at Cornerhouse, The Portico Library and Penthouse Galleries in Manchester, The Merz Barn in the Lake District, Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art in Coventry, and in Hjalteyri/Akureyri, Iceland. Her work has also been published in Cluny and Confingo Magazine.

Anna also works at Bury Art Museum, North Manchester and HOME in central Manchester.

She was a Writer in Residence for the Fourdrinier, an online contemporary arts magazine, part of PAPER Gallery Manchester and recently completed a Masters Degree in the History of Art - visit the writing and research page for information on related projects.

For a more information please contact agcolumbine (@) gmail (dot) co (dot) uk.

Instagram: @annacolumbine
Twitter: @anna_gracie

2021 MA History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London, Distinction
2014 BA(Hons) Textiles in Practice, Manchester School of Art, First Class Honours Degree
2011 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Manchester School of Art, Distinction

2022 Micro-commission, Bury Art Museum and Bury Town of Culture (January-April 2022)
2020 The Manchester Open, HOME (January - March)
2019 TIME after [ ( ) ] after TIME, The Briggait, Glasgow (November)
2019 The Twin, at The Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry Biennial 2019, (October 2019- January 2020)
2018 Greater Manchester Art Prize exhibition, at Stockport Art Gallery, Manchester (May)
2018 Bathroom Darkroom Project, Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester School of Art, Manchester (April)
2017 In Nothing Flat, StudioBook 17 Group Show, Old Granada Studios, Manchester (3-15th November)
2016 Pushing Paper, Bury Art Museum (November 2016 - January 2017)
2016 Free For Arts Festival, Nexus Cafe (April) 
2016 Helpful Change, Havas Lynx Photography Exhibition, Manchester (April)
2016 MAFA Spring Exhibition. Portico Gallery, April
2016 Wonder Women Bury Art Musuem, March 2016
2015 Bathroom, Gallery Fridge, Akureyri, Iceland (June)
2015 Blackburn Print Festival, Blackburn, Lancashire (May)
2015 Delta Total, Hjalteyri, Iceland (May)
2015 Etalage III, Iris Artistic Photography Platform, Awol Studios, Manchester (May)
2015 MAFA Spring Exhibition, Portico Library Gallery, Manchester (April)
2015 Full Stop: Cornerhouse Projects, Cornerhouse, Manchester (February-April)
2014 Drawn Together, Artwork Atelier, Salford (December)
2014 Constructing Landscape, Merz Barn/The Shippon Gallery, Elterwater, Lake District (July)
2014 Benzie Buidling - Vertical Gallery Commission, Manchester School of Art Degree Show (June- September,)
2014, Textiles in Practice Showcase, Manchester School of Art (June)
2014 Skin, Penthouse Gallery NQ, Manchester (May)
2014 Irregularities, Stockport Art Gallery (March-May)
2014 L’Aguille en Fete, Paris (January)
2013 Blue Sky Thinking, Bench Self Made Gallery, Northern Quarter, Manchester (May)
2012 Textile Innovation, Blank Space, Hulme Street, Manchester (May)

2015 Dune Repair Work, Artists Book/Photo Book (May)
2015 Ambiguous Spaces (Cinemas), 8 Page Beak Book Zine, in Collaboration with Henry Press (February)

2018 Cluny Magazine, Colour Mapping:Verisions for The Other Issue, Issue 7 (June)
2016 Confingo Magazine, Photography Editorial, Spring, Issue 5 (April)

2019 Commissioned to make new work for Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art 2019 - Colour Mapping - Twin Cities (October 2019 - January 2020)
2018 Selected for PAPER Gallery’s Writer in Residence Scheme (until Dec 2019) 
2018 Shortlised for the Greater Manchester Arts Prize 2018 (May)
2017 Selected for StudioBook 2017, Mark Devereux Projects (May-December)
2017 Collier's Yard Mural, Trinity Way/Greengate, Salford, Group Commission.
2014 Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, School of Art Graduate Award (June)
2014 Tactile Transmission II, Commission for the Vertical Gallery Spaces at Manchester School of Art (May/June)
2012 Tim Curry, Permanent Installation, Font Fallowfield, Manchester (December)

2019 Writer in Residence - The Fourdrinier online arts magazine, part of PAPER Gallery (November 2018 - present)
2015 Gamli Skoli, Old School Art House, Hrisey, Akureyri, Iceland (May)

2019 Cam Girls and Boiler Cupboards: A Peek Inside Paola Ciarska’s Miniature Floating Rooms, feature review for the Fourdrinier (September 2019)
2019 Architecture Now at Bury Sculpture Centre review for the Fourdrinier (June 2019)
2019 Drawing Biennial 2019 at Drawing Room, London review for the Fourdrinier (March 2019)
2019 Marie Jacotey: Menstruation, Satin Bed Sheets and Henry Miller feature review, for the Fourdrinier (January 2019)
2018 Living Space, Work Space, New Space longform essay for the Bathroom Darkroom Project exhibition catalogue
2016 Proof reader and Editiorial Assistant for Aleksandra Jalas, Museum of Lodz, Poland
2015 Editorial Assistant, Yorkshire Art Journal

© Anna Columbine 2022