Marie is a professional artist who graduated in 2000 from Sheffield Hallam
University, England with a Bachelor's
in Fine Art.
Her work is centered around the exploration of the feminine psyche. It is her
belief that a woman is inherently sensual and sexual and that these aspects
of her nature are linked inextricably
to her other feminine
virtues, such as wisdom, love, intuition and nurturing, and as such,
these qualities should be celebrated and venerated.
The models in her photographs are often placed in provocative and sensual
positions but are done in such a manner as to represent power rather
And many times her work references
contexts, which Annette attributes to the inspiration she's taken from
studying the masters of the art world such as Titian, Reubens and Fragonard,
and in particular the images of Mary Magdalene.
is a practitioner of Karuna Reiki, which is spiritual healing
using divine, universal
energy. She also teaches life drawing classes and is co-director
of a new publishing company that recently put out a board game
called Gift of Enlightenment.