Biography for Anita Klein PPRE

Anita Klein studied at Chelsea and Slade Schools of Art in London. In 2003 she was elected president of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers. Her paintings, like her prints, are often autobiographical, incorporating reoccurring themes such as angels and wine or humorously celebrating the small moments in everyday life. She has enjoyed more than 40 one-woman shows in the UK, the USA and Australia, with paintings, drawings and prints in many private and public collections including the Arts Council of Great Britain.

1978-9 Foundation Course, Chelsea School of Art, London
1979-83 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Slade School of Art, London
1983-5 MA (Higher Diploma) Printmaking, Slade School of Art, London
1992  Elected Associate of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers
1995  Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers
2003-6 President of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers
 

Recent Exhibitions

2009 Bankside Gallery London – ‘Italian Angels’ – 52 angels painted in Italy  
         Boundary Gallery London – New paintings and stained glass
2008 Advanced Graphics London – new monoprints
         Bircham Contemporary Arts – prints
         Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Arts – prints
         The Fine Art Partnership, Sussex – paintings, drawings & prints
2007 The Royal Commonwealth Society, London – Australian paintings
         Fine Art Partnership, Nottingham – paintings, drawings and prints.

Public Collections

  • Arts Council England
  • University of Wales Aberystwyth
  • University College London
  • Picture club
  • Ashmolean Museum Oxford
  • Paintings in Hospitals permanent collection
  • Leicestershire County council
  • Bundanon Trust, Australia
  • British Museum
  • British Library