garden collage by Ann Schwartz

Artist Ann Schwartz creates delightful mixed media collages, each individual a tiny complicated globe of its individual. See more of her artwork by checking out her web site.

 

figurative and cat collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

Receiving my B.A. from the University of Florida, I married and moved to New Jersey to educate. All through this time, I continued to paint and exhibit my artwork in my absolutely free time.

 

hot air balloon scene collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

After I experienced my two young children, Wayne and Denise, I moved away from training and became a real estate agent. At a single place, I had a week’s family vacation which I applied to get a sculpture workshop. I began exhibiting and marketed my sculptures for several many years for the reason that it was simple to balance artwork and offering.

 

beach scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“Escape to the Beach” combined media collage, 24″ x 29″

 

My husband, Don, and I moved again to Florida in 1997. I joined Ladies in the Visible Arts to fulfill other artists. Instantly I grew to become involved with the board. I labored my way up to come to be President for many yrs, as very well as Exhibition Chair. I was also on the Board of the Boca Raton Museum of Art’s Artist Guild and served as interim President.

 

garden collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

In 2003, I grew to become a place lecturer on historical and present-day art on cruise ships, conducting palms-on art and style workshops on above 95 sailings.

 

tubing scene collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

For more than seventeen many years, I managed to equilibrium promoting properties, exhibiting and offering art and profitable awards, as very well as giving above 450 lectures and workshops till Covid pressured me to be on lockdown.

 

museum scene collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

I created 1 of my visitor rooms into an art studio and started to make acrylic collages by reducing up journal papers with little scissors and a magnifying mild. I was normally experimenting with distinct mediums. My get the job done was so well known with my loved ones customers that even even though the canvas was nevertheless moist, they arrived and took them.

 

tide pool scene collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

When I switched to stone, it was a great deal much easier to conserve sufficient to show. I had fantastic results in New Jersey, but when we moved to Florida it was like beginning all more than again. I have participated in more than 100 group exhibitions, and was delighted to acquire very first position for my collage “Contemplation” at the Lighthouse Middle for the Arts in their exhibit The Artwork of 16 Associations.

 

ode to Matisse collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

I’m most very pleased of the 3 exhibitions I did as collaborations with my partner, who took up images when he retired. We had been selected to symbolize the United States at the Farindola Worldwide Artwork Pageant in Italy with eight other artists from all over the globe.

 

underwater scene collage by Ann Schwartz

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

 

Although there, I done collage workshops for little ones. Even though they spoke pretty small English and I spoke only a minimal Italian, we by some means managed to talk. The workshops ended up a results.

 

park scene collage by Ann Schwartz

“The Art of Springtime” combined media collage, 21″ x 24″

 

I thank my husband of 58 several years who often supported my attempts and the adjustments in my art planet. He carried my operate to exhibitions, mounted my sculptures, photographed and framed my art, and applauded just about every time I gained an award or bought an artwork! I am delighted my art can be uncovered 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 Affiliation of Women Artists website.

 

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