Anna Gibb is interested in cities and their development; she looks at walls, towers, cityscapes and skylines, exploring layout, structure and geometry of cities in detail. Her inspiration lays in history, old maps and city panoramas, creating complex artworks, she combines architectural experience and passion for hand drawing. She reconstructs past urban environments, as if they were never destroyed or altered over the course of time.
Anna is an architectural assistant and illustrator, based in Scotland. After graduating in 2009 from the Robert Gordon University, she was awarded the John Kinross Scholarship to study in Florence for three month. Anna also spent seven month in Australia, undertook an artist – in- residency at the Wasps studios in Glasgow and this year she was chosen to take part in the Venice Takeaway project.
She transfers her travel and cultural experiences into architectural drawings, being enthusiastic about history and context, she creates her visions of the past, bringing old towns and cities back to life. Her portfolio of elaborately executed drawings shows vast selection of numerous cities, including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Moscow, Melbourne, Florence and Venice. The featured video represents the development of her drawing of Paris urban scenery from day 1 until finish.
To find out more about her works and to check out her latest artwork for “365 drawings” that stands for her personal challenge of making a drawing every day for a year, visit this website: www.annagibb.com