Anji graduated from the Jamaica School of Art in 1982, with a diploma in Graphics and Illustration. Until 1992 she worked as a Free Lance Graphic Artist and did Book Designing and Illustrating. She also painted Tee shirts, did wall treatments and Murals in childrens' rooms, Portrait painting and sketching at fairs.
Painting Portraits in her Studio in Stony Hill Jamaica
Anji has participated in many ART EXHIBITIONS and ART AUCTIONS across the island of Jamaica. She has had three successful Solo Exhibitions of Watercolour Paintings at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Gallery. She has participated in many group exhibitions and art auctions. Her paintings and portraits are in private collections all over the world.
"At Anji Worton's art exhibition at the Pegasus Gallery last week friday, Erica Allen (left) declared the show opened. Here gallery manager, Vera Ennis ( center) and Anji Worton enjoy comments made by the guest speaker." June 30, 1995
Jamaica National Gallery of Jamaica Biennial Exhibition 2017
At the National Gallery 2017
With my favorite student Annie.
Anji started TEACHING ART as a teenager. She ran summer camps as an art student. After graduating from the Jamaica school of art she took a Montessori Nursery diploma course. She ran a Montessori/Art Preschool called THE PLAY SCHOOL (1989-1992) and taught art camp in the holidays. In Montego Bay she taught Art at Mount Alvernia Prep and St James College in Montego Bay (1992-1998) and at the Cultural Arts Center there. In Kingston (1998-2006) she taught at Hopefield Prep and Hillel Academy Prep School and taught ART extra lessons after school. She now teaches Art at Hillel Academy High School and gives private lessons.
Anji is currently painting Live Models, Portraits and Landscapes in Oils or Acrylics.
In between paintings she makes one of a kind Jewelry and Ceramic pieces.