1969 - ?

Mary-Anne Bartlett

As Felicity Mary-Anne Bartlett, she was born at Ipswich in April 1969, second daughter of Martin H. Bartlett and his wife Penelope A. née Allwood, who married at East Dereham, Norfolk in 1962. Mary-Anne trained at Ipswich School of Art and studied at University of Exeter 1989-1993, graduating B.A. in French & Fine Art; at Ecole des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg 1990–1993, graduating Diplôme National Supérieur d'Expression Plastique in Fine Art and at the Chartered Institute of Marketing 1996–1998, gaining a diploma in marketing. An artist who works under the name of Mary-Anne Bartlett and also runs two travel companies 'Art Safari' an independent travel company specialising in destinations worldwide, for anyone wanting to paint wildlife, people and landscapes, with expert guiding and art tuition, and 'Close Encounters Africa' a tour operator offering tailor made safaris and holidays in Africa and beyond. She travels with her sketchbook, taking in the detail of the world around her while painting and drawing, and teaching others to observe, look, learn and enjoy the wild places and animals, cultures and languages. She is also a co-director of Thornicroft Lodge, a safari lodge set on the banks of the Luangwa River in Mfuwe, Zambia. An artist in oil, watercolour and pencil and a Member of Suffolk Open Studio from Art Safari, Harbourmaster’s Office, Ferry Quay, Woodbridge, Suffolk but travels widely both in the UK and Africa.

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