Jean Anness has been painting seriously since 1990 after a series of painting holidays in France. She prefers pastels but does increasingly work in other media too. She tries to bring to her work how she feels about the landscape, atmosphere and light.
She was a teacher for over 30 years with age groups between 5 and 18 including special needs children
She has exhibited in the Mall Galleries in London and Leicestershire and Derbyshire open exhibitions.