Anna Hymas

About Anna

Anna is a painter and illustrator who also writes stories. Since leaving Central Saint Martins College of Art in 2000 she has been represented by New Division & Kids Corner illustration agency and has a list of clients including: The National Portrait Gallery, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian, Soho Create, Penguin Books, DK Books, Oxford University Press, Thomas & Rosenthal ceramics, Terrence Higgins Trust, Science Photo Library, card range for The Art File and posters for the London Underground.

She has also designed rugs for Loomah, the bespoke carpets and rugs company.

Anna’s studio is in East London where she also lives. Her paintings have been shown across the UK and abroad. If you would like to keep up to date with new works and exhibitions please join the mailing list on the Contact page. Here’s a list of a few future and past exhibitions:

Currently exhibiting at:

Public Gallery – Solo exhibition of paintings
Hackney Downs Studios
17 Amhurst Terrace
E8 2BT
open 11 – 7pm everyday except Sundays & Mondays.

Poster Girls – London Transport Museum, Covent Garden
Two of the posters I designed for the London Underground are included in this wonderful exhibition celebrating a century of women artists who have designed posters for London Transport.

London Underground
Illustrated posters displayed over the tube network for TFL. 4 scenes of evenings in London.

Gallerina – 1 Victoria Road, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL1 5SJ 

Frequently featured in Saatchi Art’s curated collections


Exhibitions –

Writing and illustrating books is Anna’s new venture and her first book series, ‘Lighty Faust the Lion’, ‘Bedtime with Lighty Faust the Lion’ and ‘Where is Lighty Faust the Lion’ has been published by The Five Mile Press and is available in many good bookshops (if not please just ask). A new story ‘Wanda and Dragonfly’ is just out now!