A graduate of the highly regarded Design Crafts course at Hereford College of Art, Anita has been making decorative art and jewellery for over 15 years.
Her art work draws on the decorative fragmented surfaces of ancient jewellery, reliquaries, frescoes and tiled surfaces. Museums and Art Galleries fuelled her obsession from an early age. As a child she enjoyed piecing things together in her mind and learnt to appreciate highly decorative, elaborate surfaces that had been time worn and broken.
This has shaped the way Anita designs. She prefers abstractions and incomplete images and textures and although her work has no direct narrative it does have a language of pattern, texture and colour. Anita likes to capture the idea of buried treasure in her work, fragments of artefacts that were part of something bigger, which now no longer exist.
Anita Davies - b Gallery