Hello and welcome

“Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.” Marc Chagall 


I'm an artist who writes and a writer who makes art. I've lived and/or taught (art/English), exhibited, in and around the UK, Dubai, Grand Cayman, France and the US.  

“The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.” Piet Mondrian 


Natural dyeing/eco printing
Book Arts


Making Marks


“In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.” Ralph Waldo Emerson 

BA(Hons) (First Class) Fine Art

TEFL Certificate (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)

A number of proofreading/editing courses
Experience in both digital and hard copy proofing/editing

Fluent in French (having lived in France for over 10 years).

Classical voice training (ABRSM and Vaccai Method)
Sung with a number of choral societies/choirs in the UK and in France and solo a couple of times for charity. 


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso

Born and raised in Northumberland, England


“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.” Pablo Picasso 

Presently living in Norfolk where I walk and wander physically and metaphysically. 


WordPress blog Poetic Mapping : www.annisikarts.com

mail: ann.isik@annisikarts.com