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Artist Anne Johann


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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.annejohann.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $300.00 - $14,000.00
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Biography


Welcome to my artist website. I'm glad you're here!
 
A little bit about me and why I create the art that I do:I always ‘knew’ that I was an artist. As a child, I drew all the time. My mother was my first teacher. She had considered studying art, but in her native Scotland, there weren’t many jobs for artists at that time, apart from teaching. By the age of twelve I had painted my first oils, and was allowed to venture into Manhattan on my own to visit my father (also an artist) at the advertising studio where he worked. Afterwards I would explore the Museum of Modern Art located nearby. I always started on the top floor with Picasso’s Guernica, and then to Monet’s Water Lilies, and Matisse’s The Dance. I was enthralled by the BIG paintings!
 
Growing up in New York’s Hudson Valley, the majestic Hudson River, the fjords of the Hudson Highlands, and miles of reservoirs made a great impression on me and no doubt planted the seed for landscape painting in my psyche. Vacations in Maine at an early age left a lasting love of the Maine seashore. During these vacations my father would take some time to go off on his own to paint watercolors. Just as Maine was a muse for my father, so it continues for me.
 
I majored in Art and French in High School; it was no surprise that I decided to study Fine Art. Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, is my Alma Mater and where I earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Highest Honors. While I was living in Eastern Long Island after Pratt, my roommate from college days told me about a figure painting class at the National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts in Manhattan. The teacher was [...]

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