Biography: Anne Stine

Anne Stine Fine Art

Artist Statement

My artwork expresses the celebration of nature and the renewal of life with the intention of drawing attention to the preservation of our planet. I want people to view nature through the eyes of a child, full of awe and wonder, to help recapture the often forgotten connection to Mother Earth.

Encaustic allows me to express the intensity, fluidity, and varied textures found in nature more realistically than any other medium.  By combining oils with encaustic medium, I am able to add a luminous and sensual quality to my work. Wielding a blowtorch and letting my creative intuition lead the way; I gouge, scrape, burn, and drip the wax into impressionistic images of landscapes, waterways, and other natural scenes.

 It is the unpredictable qualities of the encaustic process and of nature itself that really inspire me to push the limits of my medium and bring my subjects to life.

Step into the studio and experience my painting process from start to finish in this VIDEO.

 

Artist Biography

American artist Anne Stine is best known for her encaustic mixed media paintings that reflect an intimate, human connection with the natural world. She adds a contemporary twist to landscape painting by combining oils with encaustic beeswax medium, then fuses each layer using heat onto a wood panel. Visually, her paintings are lively and instantly recognizable, capturing the aesthetics of serene environments through her brilliant use of color and texture. “I want people to see nature through the eyes of a child, full of awe and wonder, to help recapture the often forgotten connection to Mother Earth.” After a career in arts marketing, Anne followed her long-time passion for painting, and now exhibits her work all over the world, including the permanent collection of the Museum of Encaustic Art in New Mexico.

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • Artists in Middleburg Gallery, Artist in Residence, Middleburg, VA, November 2020
  • Tryst Gallery, Leesburg, VA (December, 2018)
  • North Gate Vineyard, Artist in Residence, Purcellville, VA (July – October, 2018)
  • Purcellville Town Hall, Purcellville, VA (January, 2018)
  • Art Sweet Art Gallery, Leesburg, VA;  (Sept – Oct., 2019)

SELECTED GROUP JURIED EXHIBITIONS

INTERNATIONAL

  • Manhattan Arts International, “HerStory” Exhibition 2020-2021, NYC, NY, Jan. 2021
  • The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS, Manhattan Arts International, “Spirit of Resilience” Exhibition, NYC, NY. Sept. 2020
  • Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Exhibition, Chongqing, China, 2016

NATIONAL

  • Maryland Federation of Art, August 2020
  • The Art League, Alexandria, VA, December 2019, June 2020, July 2020, August 2020, December 2020
  • Gross-Downing Cultural Arts Center, Newport News, VA: Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Celebration Exhibition 2016

REGIONAL

  • Art of the Piedmont Invitational, Upperville, VA, May 2021
  • Art at the Mill, Millwood, VA, May 2021
  • Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA, July 2020 (awarded prize)
  • 868 Estate Vineyards, Hillsboro, VA, December 2019
  • Loudoun Sketch Club, VA,  Barns of Rose Hill 2019, Gallery One 2019
  • Artists in Middleburg Gallery, Middleburg, VA:,2017-2020
  • Tryst Gallery, Leesburg, VA: 2017-2019
  • Bluemont Fair Artist Exhibition, Bluemont, VA, 2016 – 2019

PRESS COVERAGE

PROFESSIONAL 

Member, Art Table, Washington DC, 2021

Founder, Purcellville Art Gallery, Purcellville, VA, June 2019 – April 2020

Founder, Purcellville Artisan Tour, 2018 to present

Marketing Director in the public and private sectors, 1988 – 2000

AWARDS

Award of Excellence, “Spirit of Resilience” Exhibit, Manhatttan Arts International, September 2020

Best in Show, “Journeys” Exhibit, Franklin Park Arts Center, July 2020

REPRESENTATION

Museum of Encaustic Art permanent collection, Cerrillos, NM, May 2021 to present

District Arts Gallery, Frederick, MD, Jan. 2019 to present

Manhattan Arts International Artist Showcase Gallery, NYC, May 2020 to present

Gallery 75, the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA, July 2020 to present

EDUCATION

BA, Communications; Minor, Fine Art; Virginia Tech, 1984-88

Continued Fine Art instruction, Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC, 1990 – 92