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Celebrating the Arts in North Devon
Wednesday, 14th June, 8pm
Born in Norfolk in 1951 and not expected to do anything other than get married, Antigone Neaum followed a traditional course into secretarial work and office management. She always had an interest in drawing and painting but purely as a hobby, combined with strong making and craft skills and began teaching in the 1990s, both privately and through Adult Ed.,eventually operating in South Somerset with a variety of textile and design courses.
She returned to full time education as a mature student in 2000 gaining a 1st class honours degree in Print and Interior Textile Design, followed by an MA in Design Textiles. During these studies she became fascinated with the theoretical side of design - the social history, the effect of art and design on our lives and through this gained employment as a lecturer in Visual Culture for the University of Plymouth, followed by a position as Senior Lecturer in Visual Culture at the Arts University Bournemouth. She retired in December 2015 and moved to N Devon in order to pursue an interest in the theoretical and practical aspects of painting and drawing.
Currently she is Artist in Residence at Portland Art in Ilfracombe for
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