Anastasia Pollard

Biography and work of Anastasia Pollard



Anastasia Pollard has been teaching at LARA since it’s conception and played an important part in LARA’s development and reputation of excellence in drawing and painting. Anastasia won The Ondaatje Prize for portraiture plus the gold medal awarded for the most distinguished painting in the Royal Society of Portraiture’s annual exhibition.

She is a member of The Royal Society of Portrait Painters exhibiting a number of times at their annual exhibition as well as the BP Portrait Awards at The National Portrait Gallery.

"Students learn as much from each other's critiques as from the tutors. It's the atelier way."