Emma Anna

Born Sydney, Australia 1975. Emma Anna is a visual artist, creative producer and writer whose work draws upon a diverse range of professional and personal experience. Emma holds a BA (Communications) from The University of Technology, Sydney and a Diploma in Graphic Design from the Sydney Institute of Technology. She completed a Masters of Art (Art in Public Space) at RMIT University Melbourne in late 2009.

Prior to establishing her independent practice ANAGRAM in 2007, Emma worked as a senior designer and communications specialist within the design and architecture industries in Sydney and Melbourne. Emma specialises in creating public projects with an emphasis on text, colour, modes of communication and the idea of ‘the mass’. She uses the tools of language, popular culture, humour, universal symbolism and everyday technologies to help define both place and community.

Emma has held several solo exhibitions since 2005 and exhibited as a solo practitioner and in group shows internationally. Her work is held in a number of public collections and private collections in the USA, South America, Europe and Australasia. She currently lives and works between Australia and the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Emma Anna has produced delightful signs with Waverley's Community Garden volunteers. She’s working with dog walkers, rangers and parks management to produce ephemeral signage that humours the different users of the coastal walk to consider each other.

Communal Garden Sign Waverley Park  IMAG NE Emma Anna at Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2008


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32-48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction

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