Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Anne began studying oil painting at an early age in Newport, Rhode Island. she received a BA from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. While at MWC, Anne pursued independent studies in Painting with noted colorist Julien Binford and was awarded the Emil R. Schnellock Award for the most promising painter in her class.
Anne currently lives in Frederick County, Maryland where she has been a long time contributor to the community. Anne has worked as an art educator, a gallery owner, a framer and an art consultant.
“Plein air” events are a special interest of Anne’s. She founded and co-chaired the first “Easels in Frederick”. Anne has been selected to participate in “Paint Annapolis”, “Mountain Maryland” and “Easels in Frederick”.
“After many years of refining my portable painting kit, now I can paint wherever and whenever I see the colors that take my breath away.” Her work in progress can be seen at www.annegibsonsnyder.com