Annette Sykes was born 1952 in Northamptonshire.
1970 studied Art & Sculpture at Coventry College
1972 worked as a screen print designer
1990 gained FHE at Northampton and taught in Adult Education
1998-2001 studied Textile Design and Embroidery then 2 years design study with Mr John Allen at Waterloo
2015 Work accepted for the Archive and Permanent Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.