Artist Anna Wainright

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Largely self taught, Anna, known as AJ, is a National and International award-winning gallery represented artist.  Driven to paint images that evoke a sense of weather and emotion as well as place, she is known for her atmospheric paintings. A resident member of the Salmagundi Club, NY, Signature member of the American Tonalist Society, and an Associate  member of Oil Painters of America, NOAPS, and American Impressionist Society. She also has Master designation in the Pastel Society of America and International Association of Pastel Societies. Recently featured in the Jan/Feb 2021 issue of the Pastel Journal in the article "Conjuring the Landscape" and April 2019 Pastel Journal for her Second Place awarded painting in the annual Pastel 100. She is also recently included in the art book, Pure Pastel: Contemporary Works by Today’s Top Artists. Her works have shown in museum exhibitions including the Butler Institute of American Art, OH, Slater Museum, Norwich, CT, and Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA.
 B.A. Rutgers University; A.A. Brookdale, Graphic Design.  Workshops with Master Pastellist's Brooke Allison, Richard McKinley, and the late Marge Levine.  Other artistic influences, all of the Impressionists, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Emil Carlsen, William Turner, George Inness, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent.
Galleries: The Artful Deposit in Bordentown, NJ; Beacon Fine Art Galley, Red Bank, NJ; Camilla Richman Fine Arts, Cape Cod/Osterville, Ma.
Awards: 2021- Macowin Tuttle Memorial Award for Landscape, Salmagundi Club, NY; 2020- George Inness Award - Salmagundi Landscape and Seascape Show; 2019- Art Institutes Award of Distinction-PSA Enduring Brilliance 47th Annual; Salmagundi Club Premier Open Pastel Exhibition Best in Show; Pastel 100 Second Prize:Pastel Journal Award of Excellence, 2 Honorable Mentions; 2018-Salmagundi Club Show March 2018-Rosemary Brushes Award; 2017- PSA 45th Enduring Brilliance NY Great American Artworks Fuller Monty (3rd); CPS Renaissance in Pastel, Member Award; PSWC Guerilla Painter Award in Pastel USA International Show; 1st Place [...]

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