Annie Cattrell is a Tutor in Ceramics & Glass at the Royal College of Art, where she has been a tutor since 2000. Cattrell has lectured in many art colleges including Edinburgh School of Art, Wimbledon School of Art, University University of Ulster and Australian National University in Canberra. Cattrell exhibits widely both nationally and internationally and has undertaken art commissions, including recently at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
Cattrell was born in Glasgow and studied Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art and the University of Ulster, and Ceramics & Glass at the Royal College of Art. Cattrell is Reader in Fine Art and Research Group Leader in Fine Art and Photography at De Montfort University. Since 2014 she has been Lead Artist for the New Museum Site at Cambridge University a ten year major redevelopment. Recently she completed a large scale sculpture commission called Resounding for the new award winning John Henry Brookes building designed by Design Engine for Oxford Brookes University.
Cattrell works closely in dialogue with specialists in neuroscience, meteorology, engineering, psychiatry and the history of science. This cross-disciplinary approach has enabled her to learn in depth about these fields and informs her cutting-edge research. She is particularly interested in where art, science and the poetic meet.