Born 1941 in the U.K. Anselm grew up in Scotland and Venezuela. In the sixties, Anselm studied art in London at Chelsea College and Slade School of Art.
For several years, Anselm taught art and had numerous exhibitions in the U.K. after which in 1978, he lived and worked in India for a year. During this period, his work and life was profoundly influenced through the practice of yoga, meditation and Eastern philosophy.
Anselm has been teaching and painting in Australia since 1980, settling in Melbourne. His chosen mediums are oils, acrylic and watercolours.