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BORN England

1968     Higher Diploma in Art, Chelsea  School of Art, London
1963-66   Central School of Art, London  (B.A.)
1962-63   Brighton College of Art  (Foundation Year)

1982         National Endowment  for the Arts, Individual Artist's                         Fellowship, Washington DC
1965         Phoebe Llewelyn Smith prize for Painting

Los Angeles Printmaking Society

2013 “Beehive” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station Arts Complex, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 New Paintings, Rumba, Santa Monica,CA
2002 Canal Club, Venice, CA
1999 Hiromi Paper International, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
1997  Deanna Izen Miller Gallery, Venice, CA
1995 Deanna Miller Fine Art, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
1992 Valerie Miller Gallery, Palm Desert,CACitrus Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School , Santa Monica, CA
1991 Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
1991 West Beach Cafe, Venice, CA
1989 Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA
1989 Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach, CA
1988 Royce Gallery, Miami, Florida
1987 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1987 Irene Drori Inc., Los Angeles, CA
1985 Ochi Gallery, Boise, Idaho
MGM Commissary, Culver City, CA
1982 Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1981 West Beach Cafe, Venice, CA
1981 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1980 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1979 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA



kelCher, A Mosaic Recognition, Franco Moragrega Gallery, San Diego, CA


Los Angeles Printmaking Society, New Members Show, L.A. Print Space, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA.

“Venice Under The Influence”, James Beach, Venice, CA


Small Works Show , Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA   

“3” Fresh Paint Art Advisors


2012 December Group Show,Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station Arts Complex, Santa Monica, CA


“Entering Abstraction”,Painting , Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

Art Seen  Gallery Opening Show, Los Angeles, CA


“Britweek”, Chryssanthou Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


“Driven to Abstraction ll”,Abstract Painting in Southern California in the 1980’s curated by Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum

“It’s Gouache and Gouache only”,Andrea Meislin Gallery,Chelsea, New York
California Dreamin’, Nu’uanu Gallery, Honolulu, HI


“Master Printers”,Ed Hamilton Press,Curated by Jean Clad, Project Room,Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles,CA ( Dec 2006- Feb2007)
Modernism Today, Bradley Terminal LAX


“All  in the Family”, George Billis Gallery, Culver City, CA

“ WA:Art of Japanese Papermaking”,Japanese American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, curated by Hiromi Katayama


Hamilton Press, Group Show

“Hand Pulled”, Prints from Josephine Press, Santa Monica


10th Annual Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica,CA

3 Painters,I-5 Gallery, The Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
“Nine”, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA

“Masters of Venice”,6 1/2  Rose Avenue, Venice, CA
including Moses,LJDill,Bengston, Evans.


“Cross Currents” Two Person Show at Christopher John Gallery,         
Santa Monica, CA.

“Tinseltown”, Group Show, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA(Dec).

“Black and White”, Group Show, BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.


"The New Minimalism", Gensler  & Associates, Santa Monica

"Update 2000", Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA


"Screens & Totems", Molly Barnes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


"Coastal  Abstractions Transcendence", California State
University at Los Angeles,Los Angeles, CA

"Thornycroft  and Levin", Toomey/Tourell Fine Art, San
Francisco, CA

"Faculty Show, S.M.C.D.A.A.", Gallery  258, Los Angeles, CA
  1997 “Women’s Work”, Alexis Deutsch,  Santa Monica, CA

“Forms of Abstraction”,  Deanna Izen Miller Gallery, Venice, CA


“L.A.  Current: The Full Spectrum”, UCLA/Hammer Museum
Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“L.A.  Current: The Female Perspective”, UCLA /Hammer
Museum Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


“4”, L.J. Dill, Herms, Katselas, & Thornycroft, Gallery 258,
Los Angeles, CA

“L.A. Current: Works on Paper”, UCLA/Hammer Museum


“Moves West”, Gensler & Associates, Santa Monica, CA


“Retrospective/Prospective”,  Art Rental Gallery, L.A.C.M.A.


L.J.B. Gallery, Newport Beach, CA


Two person, Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho

Thornycroft and M.Hayden at Bistango, Irvine, CA

“Art for All Seasons”, Gensler & Associates, Century City, CA

10th Anniversary Exhibit, Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica High School, CA


“Explorations 11”, Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA

Group Show, I.S.D. Inc., Los Angeles, CA


Two Person  Show, Pink’s Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

“Printed in California”, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, L.A., CA

“The First  Show”, Doolittle Theater, Hollywood, CA


The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Contemporary Watercolors, San Diego State University, CA

Olympic Show, L.A.C.M.A. Rental Gallery,Los Angeles, CA

Contemporary Printmaking; College of the Mainland, Texas.


TheNancyYewellCollection,BaxterArtGallery,  Caltech,Pasadena, CA

Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin (catalogue)

L.A. Pattern Painters, ARCO Center for  Visual Art, L.A.CA


Selections from the Collection of  Security Pacific Bank at
the Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Hollywood, CA

Carson/Sapiro Gallery, Denver,CO

The Michael & Dorothy Blankfort  Collection, L.A.C.M.A. (cat)

“Drawings by Painters”,Long Beach Museum of Art, curated by Richard Armstrong


Two Person Show, Ivory/Kimpton  Gallery, San Francisco, CA


“Venice, California”, Palos Verdes Community Arts Assoc. CA


“Traditions/Five Painters”, Artist’s  Space, New York City

Linda Cathcart (catalog)

Rental Gallery, L.A.C.M.A. Group Show, Los Angeles, CA


“Women In Art”, Volume 2, Selected Works of Contemporary Female Artists. Edited by Reinhard Fuchs,published 2013

October 1, 2012  New York Magazine, Kelly Wearstler Renovates Tribeca Triplex. Photo of Sankhara V, 1987  10/1 Winter Issue

November 2010: The California/International Arts Foundation’s new encyclopedia “L.A.Rising:SoCal Artists Before 1980 (compiled by Lyn Kienholz)

artltd. December 2008,  Painting in Southern California,the 1980’s Driven to Abstractionll,by PeterFrank

Lifescapes,November 2006,”Culver City:Chelsea West?”, photo of painting Page 30

L.A.Weekly, August 31, 2006, Pick of the Week

Hamilton Press Editions.Lithographs 1998-2005

California Homes,May/June2003,Vol.7#3:Kevin Barry Fine Art p.131

Better Homes &  Gardens,June2003,The Blanchard-Becker House,photo of painting

Veranda, May 2002,The Kreiss House, photo of painting

Lombino,Mary-Kay, "Ann Thornycroft at Deanna Izen Miller Gallery", Artweek, December, 1997.

Barnes, Molly, “Ann Thornycroft”,  Venice  Magazine, February 1992.

McDonald, Robert, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, April 7, 1987

“Explorations 11”, Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica High School, catalogue

Venice Art Walk, Evening Outlook, May 27, 1986

Gardner, Colin, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, July 26, 1985

Geldzahler, Henry, “California as Art World Capital”, California Magazine, April 1984

Harrington, Bev, “Contemporary Images in Watercolor,1983”, (catalog)

Ballatore, Sandy, “Los Angeles Pattern Painters”, ARCO (catalog)

Muchnic, Suzanne,  “The Galleries”,  Los Angeles Times , November 13, 1981

Art in America, May 1981, page 43, illustration

Wilson, William, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times,  February 1980

Wilson, William, “The Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, January 26, 1979

Cathcart, Linda, “Traditions/Five Painters”, Ann Thornycroft, 1978, (catalog).

Smith, Michael, Baxter Art Gallery, Caltech, 1977 (catalog)


Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, estate of Judd Hammeck
Children's Hospital, Orange County, CA
Western Asset Management, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Yukevich, Calfot & Cavanaugh
Korn/Ferry International
ARCO Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Ashton Tate, Torrance, CA
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
The Blankfort Collection,LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
The Bren Company, Irvine, CA
Cedars Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care Center, Los Angeles, CA
Cedars Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA
Century Cable,Los Angeles, CA
Computer Science Corporation,Los Angeles, CA
Disney Studios, CA
Equitable Life, Los Angeles, CA
Financial News Network
Gibraltar  Savings,Los Angeles, CA
GTE Headquarters, Thousand Oaks, CA
Hallmark, Kansas City, MO
Hillman Properties, Irvine, CA
Hofstedler, Miller, Carlson & Beardsley,Los Angeles, CA
Home Box Office, New York
Kaiser Permanente,Los Angeles, CA
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, U.K.
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Marshall Fields, Chicago, Ill.
McKenna, Conner & Cuneo, Los Angeles, CA
Mercedes Benz, Las Vegas,  NV
New World Pictures, Los Angeles, CA
The Northern Group, Seattle, WA
Pep Boys, Los Angeles, CA
Pepsico, New York
Plymouth City Art Gallery,Plynouth, U.K.
Portsmouth City Art Gallery, Portsmouth U.K.
Price Waterhouse,Los Angeles, CA
Robinsons,Santa Monica, CA
Royal Caribbean, Miami, FLA
Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles,CA
Sitmar Star Princess, Dawn Princess & Crown Princess, Florida
Transamerica, Los Angeles, CA
20th  Century Fox,Los Angeles, CA
Vesti Trust International, Boston, MA
Weisberg & Aronson, Los Angeles, CA
Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, CA
Westin Hotel, San Francisco Airport
Arthur Young
Fidelity National Title, Irvine
Tokyo Park Tower, Tokyo, Japan
Four Seasons Hotels
UCLA Medical Art Association, Center for Advanced Surgery & Interventional Techniques  & Robotics Surgery Center/Minimally Invasive Surgery Center


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