overheard in a conversation between two strangers. "Some
of the messages are profound, others simplistic, but nevertheless
they hold great power for me."
painter and collage artist, Anne chose the medium of assemblage
for this show. "I am fascinated by vintage items," she
explains. "A sepia photo, an earring, a few handwritten lines
from a letter, the the stories of those who have lived with these
items. They whisper their thoughts, their joys and tragedies as
I imagine their lives and work their spirit into my art."
Anne studied fine art at New York City's Parsons School of Design,
and later at the Taos Art Institute. After moving to Santa Barbara
in 2000, she found the local collage and assemblage art vibrant,
and was inspired to study the medium as an addition to her artistic
work is intimate, like a secret language," she shares. "Each
piece evolves slowly, unfolding a story as special objects are
manipulated into unity and balance/" While the assemblage
boxes may remind the viewer of alters,, miniature theatrical stages
or shadow boxes, Anne prefers the visionary artist Joseph
Cornell's description, "Cabinets of Delight."
member of the Santa Barbara Art Association, this is Anne's first
solo show. Her work has been featured in numerous galleries and
juried group exhibitions and is in several private collections.
She has recently served as
President of the Santa Barbara Visual Arts Alliance
and is a trustee of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Anne's
work may also be seen in "Collage and Assemblage: Objects
Transformed into Art" at the Fielding Institute through
You can fly
7" x 16"
When the student is ready,
the teacher appears
13" x 17"