Anna McKay

by Friday, January 30, 2015

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Anna McKay is an artist and illustrator based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Her distinctive digital style blurs the lines between painting and design, resulting in work that is beautifully graphic and highly emotive.

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Women as subject matter has always interested Anna, and in each piece she endeavors to represent the multi-faceted aspects of the fairer sex.

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A thinker and a feminist, each piece is designed to evoke feminine power and strength, while issues like contemporary gender interactions, male dominance and relationship imbalances also make appearances in her diverse portfolio. Pattern is a new area under exploration.

Passionate about art and all things visual, Anna operates the creative blog The Visual Female, where she showcases and comments on all subject matter relating to women.

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Exhibitions
– 2014 –
Gift It, group show at In Good Company Space
Four pieces included in The Christchurch Art Show
INK, group show at Matchbox Studios

Publications
Stolen – Volume Three
Semi-Permanent 2015 (pending release)

Education
2012 – 2011 – Diploma in Graphic Design (Design and Arts College of New Zealand) 
2010 – Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cinema Studies
2009 – 2007 – Bachelor of Arts (Cinema Studies and Mass Communication)

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