Besides being Artist Anne, I am Chef Anne in my home kitchen studio/workshop. After decades of making do with various (highly imperfect) solutions to keeping myself and my clothes protected in the kitchen, I recently upgraded my Chef Anne culinary activities with a pair of new executive chef coats. It turned out to be one of the most emotionally powerful and deeply meaningful experiences of my life. Find out why in this picture filled post.
Woman Made Gallery’s annual holiday event, the Small Works Members Show, includes my colorful oil painting, Emergence. Get the story behind this kinetic, vibrant painting in person at one of the gallery openings – or visit the online shop for easy viewing and purchases. Just in time for the holidays – art makes a wonderful gift.
I never knew how much anger erupts during loss and grief until a series of 15 deaths in 17 months reopened my life’s original loss: my mother’s death in childbirth when I was born. My latest artwork helped me realize my feelings 60 years after the fact and move along in my healing journey.