ABOUT

Anna Calleja is a 22-year-old Maltese multidisciplinary artist working in paint, print and sculpture.

 

Calleja's work is a bridge to home; revolving around her family and thoughts about Malta. Her current body of work explores melancholy in the domestic space, using the process of painting to create quiet moments of introspection.

Calleja has exhibited in the UK and Malta, in locations such as the Wignacourt Museum in Malta, Porthmeor Studios in Cornwall and at Tate St. Ives in a group exhibition, Environments

Current Show:

Extraordinary Postcards for Extraordinary Times, Newlyn Art Gallery, 19th September 2020 - 2nd January 2021

Upcoming Exhibitions:

February 2021
‘Launch exhibition’, group show. Morgans, Falmouth, UK.

4th - 25th March 2021
Solo Show at the Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta, Malta.​

 

6th - 20th July 2021

Exhibition: Anna Calleja and Will Calver at Porthmeor Studios, St. Ives, UK.
 

Interviews/Conversations:

Interview on BBC Spotlight about Extraordinary Postcards for Extraordinary Times, an exhibition at Newlyn Art Gallery

A Fortnight in Quarantine: Interview with Anna Calleja - The COVID Arts Project

Touch: A Conversation between Dan Howard-Birt, Catalina Maria Ungureanu, Anna Calleja and Elizabeth Langley.

Interview with Anna Calleja, Margerita Pule, Malta artpaper.

Interview with Emerging artist Anna Calleja, ARTZ ID 

 

Experience:


Extraordinary Postcards for Extraordinary Times, Newlyn Art Gallery, 2020 - 2021

Falmouth ShowcaseDegree Show, Falmouth University, Falmouth, UK. 2020

Interalia, Painter’s Network Southwest Instagram takeover, @paintersnetwork_sw, 2020
Postcard Exhibition, Highgate Art Gallery, London, UK. 2020  
Spring Show, The Old School Gallery, Alnmouth, UK.  2020

Celebrating Women, The Wignacourt Museum, Rabat, Malta. 2020

Emerging artists Anna Calleja and Sophie Perkins in Conversation, Tate St. Ives, UK. 2019

Tate Collective Producer at Otobong Nkanga: Ustudio, Tate St. Ives, UK. 2019

Environments: A Tate Staff Exhibition, Tate St. IvesUK. 2019

Exhibition: Anna Calleja and Will Calver at Porthmeor Studios, St. IvesUK. 2019

Exhibition of local artists at Farsons Beerfestival, Ta Qali, Malta. 2019

Proposals for Change Exhibition with Krijn de Koning, Falmouth, UK. 2019

Outside-In Exhibition, FalmouthUK. 2019

Woodlane Windows Exhibition, FalmouthUK. 2019

Tate Collective Producers Ustudio - Performance in Film by Isabel LimaUK. 2018

Sculptural Installation for Limbo, Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta, Malta. 2016

b.1997

Awards: 

Emerging Young Artist Call, ARTZ ID in collaboration with ARTPAPER and Lily Agius Gallery, 2020

C-A-S-T Residency, HelstonUK. 2019

Midas Award at the Newlyn Art Gallery and the ExchangeUK. 2019

 

Education:

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Falmouth University, 2017-2020

Thank you to @tatestives! Can’t wait to

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