Jeremy Annear is a British abstract artist, born in 1949 in Exeter, UK. He was influenced by other artists during his family holidays to Cornwall, specifically those from the modernist community of West Penwith in the 1950/60’s.
During the mid 60’s he attended Exeter Collage of Art. It was at this same time his began exhibiting his works. In the 80’s he moved to Cornwall to paint full time and early signs of an assured ‘language’ of painting began to form. Annear has been exhibiting regularly and widely throughout his career in both solo and mixed shows throughout the UK and abroad. He is also an active committee member of the historic Newlyn and Penwith Society of Artists (1989-93) and sat on the Management Committee of the Newlyn Orion Gallery. He also formed the Cobalt Group, created in 1994 with other contemporary artists Ralph Freeman, Roy Walker, Carole McDowel, Russ Hedges with the aim of working cooperatively and experimentally. He was also a member of Group10 (1999) which was started by the legendary Bob Devereux of the Salt House Gallery St Ives.