Anne Blair Brown was born in North Kingstown, Rhode Island and currently resides in Nashville, TN. Her work centers on both rural and urban landscapes, people, and interior spaces. While she enjoys the quiet solitude of her studio, she delights in painting “en plein air” when possible. Brown says, “Painting on location creates an intimacy with the subject that informs my studio work. It heightens my sense of spontaneity, and that energy is translated to the canvas.”
Groups & Organizations
Anne Blair Brown is an active member of The Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society, Plein Air Painters of the Southeast, The Cumberland Society of Painters, and The Chestnut Group, a nonprofit group of artists dedicated to preserving endangered ecosystems, historic locales, and aesthetically and environmentally significant places.
2nd Place, Oil Painters of America Online Summer Showcase Still Life Award of Excellence, 23rd Annual Oil Painters of America 2014 National Exhibition 1st Place,Plein Air Magazine Award of Excellence, American Impressionist Society 14th Annual National Juried Exhibition, 2013 Artists’ Choice Award, 2013 Los Gatos Plein Air Festival 22nd Annual Oil Painters of America 2013 National Exhibition
Ms. Brown’s paintings are featured in the Tennessee State Museum’s permanent collections, and in various private collections worldwide. She has been featured in such periodicals as Carmel magazine, The Provincetown Banner, The Times-Picayune, and Nashville Arts Magazine.
Brown received her training from University of Georgia and Watkins College of Art & Design.