HEALEY, Penelope [Penny] K

1950 - ?

Penny Healey

Born at Ware, Hertfordshire in 1950, daughter of Dennis Alfred Healey and his wife Winifred M. née Fossey, who married at Hemel Hempstead in 1949. A psychiatric nurse, NHS, Suffolk Mental Health Services 1972-1981 and Art Therapist, NHS, Suffolk Mental Health Services 1982-2002. She then studied at Ipswich College of Art 2003-2007 completing a BA Hons Fine Art and subsequently joined The Sudbourne Park Printmakers Studios in Suffolk, learning about and experimenting with a wide range of printmaking methods. In residence at the Suffolk School of Art as part of the AA2A scheme 2008-2009, which concluded with Parameters, an exhibition held at The Waterfront Gallery at University Campus Suffolk, alongside three other artists on the scheme. Her work took the form of a large monoprint installation, which explored the merging of the new university with the old Ipswich dock area resulting in the architectural being echoed by the presentation of the re-configured prints. Penny exhibited at the Suffolk Art Society from 35 Orford Road, Ipswich in 1997 'Pears in a Blue Bowl II' and in 2006 a mixed media on slate 'Early Things 3' and is also a founding member of ANON, a new Suffolk-based collaborative art group. She has exhibited at 'Drawings for All' Gainsborough's House Sudbury 1996; Cultural Differences Academy of Art Uherske Hradiste Czech Republic and Ip Art Chelsea Building Society, Ipswich, both 2004; 'Echoes' Sutton Hoo Woodbridge and 'Situation' Centre Noroit Arras, France, both 2005; AA2A Parameters Waterfront, Suffolk New College Ipswich 2008 and Print to Edge Reunion Gallery Felixstowe 2009, also regular exhibitor at Sudbourne Printmakers Peter Pears Aldeburgh, Suffolk.







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