1950 - ?

Penny Healey

Penelope K. Healey was 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, N.H.S., Suffolk Mental Health Services 1972-1981 and Art Therapist, N.H.S., Suffolk Mental Health Services 1982-2002. Penny then studied at Ipswich College of Art 2003-2007 completing a B.A. (hons) Fine Art and subsequently learning and experimenting in a wide range of printmaking methods. In residence at the Suffolk School of Art as part of the Artist Access to Art Colleges [AA2A] scheme 2008-2009, which concluded with 'Parameters', an exhibition held alongside three other artists, at The Waterfront Gallery at University Campus Suffolk. 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 Ipswich 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'. She has also 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; 'Echoes' Sutton Hoo Woodbridge and 'Situation' Centre Noroit Arras, France; AA2A Parameters Waterfront, Suffolk New College Ipswich and at Print to Edge, Reunion Gallery Felixstowe, also a regular exhibitor at Peter Pears Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

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