Ann Christopher RA (b. 1947)

Ann Christopher attended Harrow School of Art from 1965 to 1966 and went on to study sculpture at the West of England College of Art from 1966 to 1969. Christopher’s first solo exhibition was held in 1969, with subsequent solo exhibitions throughout the 1970s. In 1989 she was given a retrospective of work produced between 1969 and 1989 at the Dorset County Museum and Art Gallery. Christopher has completed numerous public and private commissions both in the UK and USA (see image above) and has exhibited in numerous group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include: All the Cages Have Open Doors, Pangolin London (2016); The Lines of Time, Tennant Gallery, Royal Academy (2016); Marks on the Edge of Space, Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough (2014); To Know Without Remembering, Pangolin London (2013); The Power of Place, Sir Hugh Casson Room, Royal Academy (2007); Still Lines, Jubilee Park, Canary Wharf, London (2004). She was awarded Silver Medal for Sculpture of Outstanding Merit by the Royal Society of British Sculptors (1994) and the Otto Beit Medal of Sculpture of Outstanding Merit (1997).

Christopher was elected a member of the Royal Academy in 1980, becoming a Royal Academician in 1989 and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1992. She is represented by Pangolin London and lives and works near Bath.


Royal Academician


Born: 1947 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Nationality: British

Elected ARA: 21 May 1980

Elected RA: 7 December 1989

Elected Senior RA: 1 October 2023

Gender: Female

Preferred media: Sculpture and Printmaking

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