Ann Sutton studied at Cardiff College of Art. She has travelled, lectured and exhibited internationally, and was appointed as a Professor by the University of Arts London in 2005. She was appointed as an MBE in 1991 for services to textiles. Her work can be found in many public and private collections, including 16 prints on paper and aluminium commissioned and purchased by the Victoria & Albert Museum, for a solo show 'Textile Images on Paper'.
Ann Sutton is known, internationally, for her innovative work in woven textiles, and has written nine books on the subject. Ann Sutton is a weaver, prolific writer and active educator who specialises in the use of computerised looms. A vocal pioneer of new technology, she has ventured into innovative making practices within an arena where traditional processes are usually employed.
Ann Sutton's works are on display in the gallery and Artists House as part of 'The Most Real Thing: contemporary textiles and sculpture' at the New Art Centre from 15 September - 4 November 2018.