Using Rural England as her stage Pollyanna Johnson strives to create an atmosphere of unsettling silence, in which we get a sense of something just happened, as if of a memory we cannot quite reach.
There is a beauty in the skies of the Fens and the curves of the Downs which currently threaten us in her images. Defying easy categorisation, working across landscapes, still lives, and portraits, pencil proves a powerful medium for capturing these echoing moments.
2011 - 2012 Camberwell College of Art & Design - Foundation Diploma.
2012 - 2015 Chelsea College of Arts - BA Fine Art
2015 - 2016 The Royal Drawing School - MA-level Drawing Year (full scholarship)