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Whimsical Blended Media Collage by Ann Schwartz I Artsy Shark

Artist Ann Schwartz creates pleasant blended media collages, every a tiny advanced world of its personal. See extra of her artwork by visiting her website.

 

figurative and cat collage by Ann Schwartz

“Feline Fantasy” blended media collage, 30″ x 26″

 

Receiving my B.A. from the College of Florida, I married and moved to New Jersey to show. Throughout this time, I continued to color and exhibit my artwork in my free time.

 

hot air balloon scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“Up, Up and Away” blended media collage, 26″ x 32″

 

As soon as I had my two kids, Wayne and Denise, I moved away from educating and have become a realtor. At one level, I had per week’s trip which I used to take a sculpture workshop. I started exhibiting and offered my sculptures for a few years as a result of it was straightforward to stability artwork and promoting.

 

beach scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“Escape to the Seashore” blended media collage, 24″ x 29″

 

My husband, Don, and I moved again to Florida in 1997. I joined Girls within the Visible Arts to satisfy different artists. Instantly I turned concerned with the board. I labored my method as much as turn into President for a number of years, in addition to Exhibition Chair. I used to be additionally on the Board of the Boca Raton Museum of Artwork’s Artist Guild and served as interim President.

 

“Contemplation” blended media collage, 26″ x 32″

 

In 2003, I turned a vacation spot lecturer on historic and modern artwork on cruise ships, conducting hands-on artwork and design workshops on over 95 sailings.

 

tubing scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“Tubing Down the River” blended media collage, 20″ x 16″

 

For over seventeen years, I managed to stability promoting houses, exhibiting and promoting artwork and profitable awards, in addition to giving over 450 lectures and workshops till Covid compelled me to be on lockdown.

 

museum scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“Museum Reminiscences” blended media collage, 24″ x 30″

 

I made one in all my visitor rooms into an artwork studio and started to create acrylic collages by reducing up journal papers with tiny scissors and a magnifying mild. I used to be all the time experimenting with totally different mediums. My work was so well-liked with my members of the family that even whereas the canvas was nonetheless moist, they got here and took them.

 

tide pool scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“The Tide Pool” blended media collage, 23″ x 29″

 

After I switched to stone, it was a lot simpler to avoid wasting sufficient to exhibit. I had nice success in New Jersey, however after we moved to Florida it was like beginning another time. I’ve participated in over 100 group exhibitions, and was delighted to win first place for my collage “Contemplation” on the Lighthouse Heart for the Arts of their exhibit The Artwork of 16 Associations.

 

ode to Matisse collage by Ann Schwartz

“Ode to Matisse” blended media collage, 22″ x 26″

 

I’m most pleased with the three exhibitions I did as collaborations with my husband, who took up pictures when he retired. We had been chosen to characterize the USA on the Farindola Worldwide Artwork Pageant in Italy with eight different artists from all over the world.

 

underwater scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“Underwater Adventures” blended media collage, 20″ x 44″

 

Whereas there, I performed collage workshops for youngsters. Regardless that they spoke little or no English and I spoke solely just a little Italian, we in some way managed to speak. The workshops had been a hit.

 

park scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“The Artwork of Springtime” blended media collage, 21″ x 24″

 

I thank my husband of 58 years who all the time supported my efforts and the modifications in my artwork world. He carried my work to exhibitions, mounted my sculptures, photographed and framed my artwork, and applauded each time I received an award or offered an art work! I’m delighted my artwork may be present in collections in England, Italy, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Missouri and Florida.

 

Artist Ann Schwartz invitations you to observe her on the National Association of Women Artists web site.

 

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