Annabel Ridley lives and works in her London studio in Richmond upon Thames. Much of her time is spent travelling the world painting fresh, brightly coloured oils and sensitive watercolour scenes of local life. She studied art at the Sir John Cass Department of art, Chelsea College of Art and design, Richmond Adult College and South Thames College. She is a member of the Chelsea Arts Society. Among her many commissions has been a 17’ x 12’ mural for Rio Bec Dreams Hotel, Mexico in 2002. She has exhibited in Washington DC, in Yemen for the British Council, Wisconsin USA, Muscat Oman, the Mall Galleries, Sothebys, Kufa Gallery London, the gallery in Cork Street La Galleria Pall Mall, Art For Youth and The Affordable Art Fair.