About Ann Dowker
Ann Dowker is a painter, draughtsman and printmaker. She has taught at Chelsea School of Art and the Byam Shaw School of Art for 10 years, is a freelance tutor at the National Gallery and has tutored at The Prince’s Drawing School since it was founded in 2000. She printed for many years for and with Leon Kossoff and was involved in the curating of his show at the National Gallery. Ann has exhibited with Theo Waddington, Angela Flowers, Art Space Gallery and been in many mixed shows. She now works between London and Egypt.
Karina by the Window 
Oil on canvas, 123 x 112 cms
Donated by the artist 1992.
This work is a painting of Ann Dowker's daughter studying for her A-levels in their North London home. It was originally a pink landscape, made over a period of several months, but eventually the artist scraped off the surface and painted this portrait over the top.