2024: Annie is now in a new studio at Wivenhoe and taking part in the popular Wivenhoe Art Trail on 17/18/19 May.

More details to follow.

Summer 2023Summer 2023: Photos from Annie’s 2023 Summer exhibition (1 July – 5 August) held at The Quilt Association Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes, Powys

Summer VibesACAVA on Instagram: “Our open studios season is coming! Watch this space for dates and details of open studios in Essex, London and Stoke-on-Trent, with events…”

Summer Vibes2nd – 30th July 2022
Summer Vibes
Annie and colleagues from ACAVA Studios in Ardleigh have been selected to take part in this first Summer Exhibition at The Sail Loft, Manningtree.

Grace (Bendith)27th May – 5th June 2022
“100th Anniversary Celebrations”
“Grace, The Suffering of Women at a Time of War”
will be shown from 27th May – 5th June 2022 at Criccieth Memorial Hall, (Neuadd Goffa) at the 100th Anniversary Celebrations of the 1922 Opening by The Prime Minister, David Lloyd George, MP (Caernarfonshire).


Kaleidoscope1st July – 5th August 2023
“Retrospective Exhibition”
Retrospective Exhibition of Quilt Hangings and framed Fine Art Textiles from Annie’s Personal Collection at The Quilt Association,
Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6 BY



Spring 2022
The Colchester and Ipswich Art Societies explore their mutual border, the River Stour, in an exhibition that celebrates the thriving creativity of the region, the joy of making and the enjoyment and well-being gained through experiencing art. The exhibition features Annie’s “Boudicca”, from 14th May until the 19th June 2022. Ipswich Art Gallery, High Street, Ipswich, Suffolk.


Painting with textilesJune 2021
“Wivenhoe Art Trail”
Review of the 2021 Wivenhoe Art Trail, featuring Annie’s work, by Gallery Tart Reviews.

landscapes and lightShort show, 2 days only on 11/12th September 2021
Landscapes and Light
‘Landscape and Light’ Exhibition with Elin Bielecka.

stained glassFine art textiles and stained glass.
The Nottage Maritime Institute, The Quay, Wivenhoe CO7 9BX.



May 2020
Virtual Summer of Art
For the past 10 years Essex Summer of Art has supported over 160 art trail and open studio events throughout the county. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Explore Essex are pleased to be hosting the first ever Essex Summer of Art Virtual event, which features Annie’s Compassion painting, representing the best of human responses to tragic events.


ArtShareLove Magazine

March 2020
Art Share Love magazine Read all about Annie’s work in the March edition of Art Share Love magazine


15th September – 3rd November 2019
Oriel  Brondanw, Llanfrothen, Penrhyndeudraeth LL48 6SW
Open Exhibition, Susan Williams Ellis Foundation.


6th September 2019
Talk at St. Mary’s Church, Wivenhoe:
The making of the altar frontal.


20/21 September 2019
Open Studios, ACAVA, Old Maltings, Ardleigh CO77RT



August 2019
“Beyond Plastics”, Minories Gallery, Colchester




August 2019
‘The Creative Incident at Criccieth”
  – Y Digwyddiadau Creadyddiol. LL52 ODW


15th – 30th November 2018 10am-5pm
Shared Art and Ideals
74 High Street Colchester CO1 1UE
Minories Galleries

Exploring familiar and new themes from Central and Eastern European Artists living and working in our community. (Painting illustrated was made by Annie  in Warsaw during the fall of the Berlin Wall.)

October 26th – November 11th 2018 9:30am-5pm
War, Art and Reconciliation
74 High Street Colchester CO1 1UE
Minories Galleries

An exhibition to mark the centenary of the end of The Great War.

6pm Thursday 3rd May 2018
Colne Radio Interview

Annie Bielecka in conversation with Nat Young on Colne Radio (106.6FM) 2018/05/03.