Annabel Ossel is an abstract artist, working in acrylics, oils, collage, pastels and printmaking. Her first career was as a picture researcher, finding photographs and illustrations for books and other media. After doing a degree in art history, she started painting and then joined the Eagle Gallery in Bedford in 2012. She has a teaching diploma (PGCE PCE) and has taught French for Bedford Adult Education. She was also an Additional Support tutor at Bedford College. She has been teaching art to adults for the past 4 years and is currently studying for an MA in Fine Art.