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Anne B Schwartz

"The enemy of good is better. "

Anne B. Schwartz is a dedicated abstractionist whose painterly imagination remains grounded in the world of places and things. Approaching art history with a flair for abstract expressivity, Schwartz wields a palette knife and brushes to animate prismatic color stories in thickly applied paint. Her largest body of work, "Ricordi d'Italia," merges her explorations of color, light, and surface.

Schwartz creates work in several different series, all of which show her love of rich color and texture. She begins her paintings by applying a texture medium so the paint has something to hold on to. Then the fun begins! Her pieces have many layers of paint, which add more texture and richness to her canvas. Layers of color continue until the piece is complete.

Anne B. Schwartz has been an artist all her life. While studying graphic design at the University of Oregon and jewelry design at the Gemological Institute of America, Schwartz always maintained a painting practice, which she kept up during her twenty-five-year career as a couture jewelry designer. Eventually, she rededicated herself to her painting studio, and today, her canvases have been shown in numerous group shows and are represented in collections around the world.

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Tuscan Fields
Oil Painting

$ 5,850
Orange Sun
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Crystalline Forest
Acrylic Painting

$ 9,100
Via Positano
Oil Painting

$ 9,100
Hidden Gems ll
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Hidden Gems l
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Piazza di Spagna
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Around the World
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Above the Sea
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Going for a Spin
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Coming From Space
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,250
Falls Fury Diptych
Acrylic Painting

$ 6,550
Cosmos
Acrylic Painting

$ 4,000
Pompeii V
Oil Painting

$ 2,400
Pompeii VI
Oil Painting

$ 2,400
Galaxy Dance
Acrylic Painting

$ 5,700
Sandstone
Acrylic Painting

$ 5,900
Whirling
Oil Painting

$ 4,700
Sea in Sorrento
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,500
Gratta Azzurra
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,500
Dusk
Oil Painting

$ 4,000
Dawn
Oil Painting

$ 4,000
Another Time
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,800
Another Place
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,800
Building Rome
Oil Painting

$ 4,500
Tuscan Fall
Oil Painting

$ 8,700
Aspen Trees Allure
Acrylic Painting

$ 9,300
Raining Sapphires
Acrylic Painting

$ 3,700
Aura
Acrylic Painting

$ 3,000
Mount Vesuvius
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,500
Evolution
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,750
Moonscape
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,750
Villa Tiberius
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,950
Reflections 2
Oil Painting

$ 3,900
Reflections I
Oil Painting

$ 3,900
Daylight
Oil Painting

$ 4,000
Evening
Oil Painting

$ 4,000
From the Sky
Oil Painting

$ 4,900
Capri's Blue Grotto
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,400
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
2018 invitational, George Billis Gallery, Culver City, Ca, 2018
The Next Best Thing, Channel Islands Art Gallery, Camarillo, Ca, 2018
Bunker Hill , West Hollywood Cultural Center, West Hollywood, Ca, 2018
The Thunder of Meaning, Gallery 825, West Hollywood, Ca, 2017
VS, Gallery 825, West Hollywood, Ca, 2017
A Window Between Worlds, Arena Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca, 2017
Symbolic Gestures, Castelli Art Projects, Los Angeles, 2019
In Gold We Trust, Ashton Gallery Art on 3rd, San Diego, Ca, 2019
Collections
Brushstrokes , San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, 2019