Ysgol Treferthyr, Criccieth
Ysgol Eifionydd, Porthmadog.
Ruskin College, Oxford.
University of Essex
Colchester School of Art and Design
Textiles at the Open College of Art
Fine art short courses at Rudolf Steiner House, London and Findhorn Community, Scotland.
Goldwork courses at Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court,London.
Member of Colchester Art Society
Women’s Arts Association Wales
CASW, Contemporary Arts Association Wales
26th May – 9th June 2018
The Nottage Maritime Institute
‘Land and Sea’
An exhibition of new work including prints and textiles.
Interview for Justhands-on TV
This month Annie was interviewed by Valerie Nesbitt for crafts channel Justhands-on.TV. She talks about the landscapes of Wales and East Anglia as reflected in her textile work.
8th August – 30th September
Senedd, Cardiff Bay.
Women, War and Peace
Annie’s painting ‘Bendith (Grace): The Suffering of Women in a Time of War’ featured in this new exhibition at the Welsh National Assembly.
Photo: Lee Karen Stow
The Nottage Institute, Wivenhoe
Exhibition at The Nottage Maritime Institute of textile work by Beth Atkinson, Annie Bielecka, Janet Harker, Eliza Kentridge, Lesley McCabe and Susan Rhodes.
Caffi Oriel Gallery, Croesor
Môr a Mynydd
In 2017 the Caffi Oriel Gallery presented ‘Môr a Mynydd’ (‘Sea and Mountains’), an exhibition of textile work by Annie, inspired by the mountains of Snowdonia.
An Exhibition of decorative textiles, sea and landscapes sponsored by Icelandic Air, with a catalogue designed by Catherine Dodds.
List of Exhibitions, commissions, works in collections and installation pieces
2018 September Colchester and Tendring Open Studios at the ACAVA Studios, The Old Maltings, Ardleigh.
2018 July Harwich Festival Essex Summer of Art, Old Bank Studios, Harwich.
2017 8th August – 30th September ‘Women, War and Peace’ group exhibition and events programme at the Senned, Cardiff Bay.
2017 8th – 23rd July ‘Threads’ at the Nottage Maritime Institute, Wivenhoe
Group show of textile work: Beth Atkinson, Annie Bielecka, Janet Harker, Eliza Kentridge, Lesley McCabe and Susan Rhodes.
2017 28th May – 18th June ‘Môr a Mynydd’ (‘Sea and Mountains’)
Caffi Oriel (Gallery), Croesor, Llanfrothen, Gwynedd
2012 /2016 Embroiderers Guild Group Projects
London Cultural Olympics. “Norway” exhibitor.
St.Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square.
Ickworth House, National Trust.
Capability Brown 300th Anniversary
Mayoral Banner for Colchester Town Hall.
2011 – Oriel Rob Piercy, Porthmadog
2010 – 2016 Colchester Art Society Open Exhibitions at the Minories and Firstsite.
2009 Commission, New York. Embroidered Chasuble
St. John the Divine Cathedral, Manhattan.
2008. “Two Wivenhoe Artists” Exhibition – with James Dodds
Nottage Maritime Institute, Wivenhoe.
2006 ‘Glimpses’ Solo Exhibition, Reykjavic City Hall, Iceland
2005 “Story Tellers Tent” with Eliza Kentridge, Wivenhoe.
2003 “Shakespeare’s Women” Costume Design Exhibition (with Martyn Jezerski) at Mercury Theatre, Colchester.
2002 “The Brighter side of Life” art school group exhibition Ottowill Gallery, Suffolk. Michael Young Gallery, Yorkshire.
2001 “Art on a Budget” Installation at Zloty Taratzy, Warsaw, Poland
1999 “Mother Goose” Mercury Theatre, Colchester.
1998 “The Sea” and “All that Jazz” Digby Gallery/Hay Gallery, Colchester.
1996 – 2000 Mad Dogs & Englishmen Theatre Company UK Tours
Design and costume
Comedy of Errors/ Taming of the Shrew/Midsummer Nights Dream
Black Shuck/Into the Light/Collector of Women
2003 – 2016 Annual Over the Sofa Exhibition at Wivenhoe Bookshop.
I show new work with the Colchester Art Society at the Minories and Firstsite Open Exhibitions.