Anne Corless works in the creative arts as an artist and designer, illustrator and writer from her studio in the North West of England. Anne also enjoys working in a variety of roles on 'art journeys': as an Artist in Residence, Art Instructor or Guest Lecturer. Anne teaches and demonstrates at events, on art holidays and for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines. She works in all media and in different genres...although creating art of the natural world and wildlife remains a passion. Anne is an experienced digital artist, photographer, videographer and editor, working with Adobe Creative Cloud.

Over the years Anne has enjoyed returning to favourite venues to teach and demonstrate art.  She has been a regular visitor, as Artist in Residence at Derwent’s “magical” Pencil Museum in the Lake District, at Patchings' Art Festival in Nottinghamshire and at Nature in Art in Gloucestershire.  In her role as Resident Artist at BBC Radio Lancashire Anne has run art workshops/ taught art live on air, including a BBC Arts Master Class on portraiture, and worked on outside broadcasts. She has taught art workshops for Derwent and Leisure Painter/ The Artist magazines.  More recently Anne taught a live art workshop and separately filmed an art demonstration video, for John Lewis & Partners, in collaboration with Derwent and the National Trust.

A keen writer, Anne enjoys writing about the world of fine art for art magazines and blogs. With an interest in the ‘business side of art’ Anne has given talks for the Fine Art Trade Guild; at the Spring Fair International at the NEC, at Art and Framing Conventions and Making Pictures events and has represented the Guild at Wessex Art and Framing Roadshows.

Anne is a member of the Fine Art Trade Guild and sat on the Fine Art Committee of the Guild for ten years (five years as Chair). She also served as North West Branch Master of the Guild for 3 years. In May 2022 she was honoured to be inducted into the Fine Art Trade Guild Hall of Fame. She is a founder member, former Chair for four years and Honorary Life Member of the Association of Animal Artists (UK), a Signature member of Artists for Conservation and a professional member of the Association of Illustrators (UK).

Anne has also enjoyed a career as a Registered Medical Illustrator and is on the Academy of Health Sciences Register accredited by the Professional Standards Authority. With a background in nursing and midwifery (Registered Nurse/ Registered Midwife), a B.A. (Hons) Degree in Design (specialising in scientific and natural history illustration) and a postgraduate qualification (MAA) in medical art she works with clients from around the world. She is a professional member of the Medical Artists Association (UK) and the Association of Medical Illustrators (USA).

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