A new start after 60: ‘I’ve finally become the artist I always felt I was inside’
Anne Henriksen, 67, ran a crafts shop, worked in the theatre and spent 20 years driving taxis. But she only found her role in life after seeing some stone carvings in an Indonesian temple
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A new sculpture symbolising the impact of the Covid pandemic and lockdowns has been unveiled in Totnes’ Lamb Garden.
A sculpture titled ‘Locked down world’ has been unveiled in Totnes. The Bath stone sculpture symbolises the Covid virus holding the world imprisoned.
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Pop up exhibition in Babbacombe raises money for good causes
One of the two artists who received the most votes was Anne Henriksen for her locally inspired stone carving art works. Anne asked for her £250 donation to be made to the art department at King Edward VI School Totnes, where she now lives, having grown up in Sweden and graduated from Plymouth College of Art and Design in 1999. Anne chose the art department at the King Edward VI school because of its support of the artistic development of children, including those with autism.
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