Friday, January 29, 2016

Anna Wainright

Mist on the Field © Anna Wainright
Name: Anna Wainright
Bio : Anna Wainright graduated from Rutgers with a B.A. in urban planning; then an A.A. from Brookdale, CC in Graphic Design. She is a self taught Pastellist, having taken workshops and private lessons with Master Pastellists Brooke Allison, Richard McKinley, Stan Sperlak, and the late Marge Levine.
A Master Circle member of the International Association of Pastel Painters (IAPS), Anna is also a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, the Pastel Society of New Jersey, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod and Signature/Emeritus Pastel Society of Tampa Bay. She is also a member of Connecticut Pastel Society, Pastel Society of West Coast, and American Impressionists Society.
Anna Wainright has won numerous awards for her work, including the Jack Richeson Bronze Award and competition honours in the Pastel 100 in 2011, 2014, 2015, & 2016. Anna was the subject of an in-depth article in the 2016 January/February issue of the Pastel Journal.
Medium: Pastel ; oil
Subjects: Landscape. Anna works from memory with the help of photographic references.
Style: Since her artistic influences are all of them Impressionists - Whistler, William Turner, George Innes, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent – it’s not surprising that Anna’s paintings are moody and impressionistic. Her work carries on a tradition that goes all the way back to the celebrated master James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), considered to be the founder of Tonalism, the evocative influence of which is strongly present in Wainright’s work.
Navigation: A FineArtStudioOnline site.
Gallery: Pastel and Oil Paintings Portfolio.
Image View: Thumbnails enlarge in a viewer and may be scrolled. Paintings are labelled with both medium or dimension, and may be saved. Mist on the Field is 16 x 20 ins, 50 x 439, 247 KB.
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