top of page

Ana  Pollak



Ana Pollak lives and works on Dangar Island on the Hawkesbury River.

She began her art studies at the Byam Shaw School of Painting and Drawing in London in 1976.

From 1977 - 1983 Pollak created a sculpture program for children at the North Rocks School for Blind Children, Sydney.

From 1978 - 1980 she studied at Alexander Mackie School of Art and went on to make the animated film "Cathedral Forms” between 1981 - 1983.


Since 1988 Pollak has been involved in community groups to care and protect the living environment and coordinated several community art projects, sculpting in stone and timber.

From 1993 - 2014, she and her partner and painter David Collins went on extended drawing and painting trips across Australia

In 2007 she was awarded the Dobell Prize for Drawing which allowed her to work full time on her drawing.

From 2009-2011 she made the animated film “Flux”.

From 2015 to the present, Pollak has been painting with clay slips and oxides on plywood.

In 2017 Pollak was granted an arts residency in Hong Kong with the Nock Art Foundation where she met traditional and contemporary Chinese calligraphers. Since then she has been on several residencies in NSW, Australia.

In 2019 Pollak created the animated portrait “r”.

Currently, Ana is carving and painting.

About Ana

Sales Enquiries: Defiance Gallery 

Thanks for your message

bottom of page