Annam Butt; Born June 3rd 1988 is a London based classically trained artist. Her work explores themes of the Orient, still-lives with narrative and figurative work often all painted from life. Her British Pakistani heritage often influences subtle themes in her work as well as collecting macabre objects of curiosity and antiquity she uses these objects to build narrative in her paintings.
Annam was consecutively awarded the De Laszlo scholarship in 2018-2019 to help aid her exploration in her craft, it is through the scholarship that she discovered the works of The Orientalists which sparked her obsession with representation of all kinds. Her preferred medium is oil paints and charcoal but is not limited to them. Annam Often experiments with different painting surfaces such as aluminium and copper which adds an element of contrast to her work.
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Wimbledon Art Studios, Riverside Yard, London SW17 0BB, United Kingdom
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