Anna Wainright [RA 2016]

First name: Anna ;
Middle name: ;
Last name: Wainright ;

Member: Resident artist member ; 
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Education/Training: Self Taught; B.A. Rutgers, Urban Studies; A.A. Brookdale, CC, Graphic Design.  Workshops and private lessons with Master Pastellist’s Brooke Allison, Richard McKinley, and the late Marge Levine.  Other artistic influences, all of the Impressionists, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, William Turner, George Inness, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent.

Galleries: The Artful Deposit in Bordentown, NJ; Beacon Fine Art Galley, Red Bank, NJ; Camilla Richman Fine Arts, Cape Cod/Osterville, Ma.

Awards: 2019- Art Institutes Award of Distinction-PSA Enduring Brilliance 47th Annual; Salmagundi Club Premier Open Pastel Exhibition Best in Show; Pastel 100 Second Prize:Pastel Journal Award of Excellence, 2 Honorable Mentions; 2018-Salmagundi Club Show March 2018-Rosemary Brushes Award; 2017- PSA 45th Enduring Brilliance NY Great American Artworks Fuller Monty (3rd); CPS Renaissance in Pastel, Member Award; PSWC Guerilla Painter Award in Pastel USA International Show; 1st Place JFrancis Murphy Award at Salmagundi Club Landscape Show, NY, NY; 3rd Place UArt Online Show; PSWC 1st Place Gen Memb online; One of 10 winners in the Over 60 Artist Magazine Competition published in the March of 2017 issue for “In the Rain” oil on canvas; 2016 – Salmagundi Martin Hanson Memorial Award. Thumbox Show – CPS Renaissance in Pastel/Art Spirit Foundation Dianne B Bernhard Award (4th place); PSA 44th Enduring Brilliance/Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Award;Salmagundi Club Non-Members Show/PSA Award;IAPS 28th Juried Show/Salmagundi, NY – Bronze Award; 2015 – PSA 43rd Enduring Brilliance, Richeson Bronze Award ; Pastel Society of the West Coast Holbein Award 2015; 26TH Pastel World IAPS Honorable Mention; PSNJ Studio 7-Best In Show/Landscapes; 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 Pastel 100 – Pastel Journal – Honorable Mention; IAPS 25th Exhibition 2014- Honorable Mention; Connecticut Pastel Society 2014 President’s Award (3rd Place); Pastel Society of America 41st Enduring Brilliance “Allied Artists of America Award” 2013; Artist Magazine Finalist, December 2011, 2014, 2015 issues; Pastel Society of Tampa Bay, 2nd Place 2013/2014, Merit Award 2012, First Place 2007; Pastel Society of New Jersey Merit Award 2011, 2012, & 2013; Connecticut Pastel Society Dick Blick Award 2013; 1st Place Lrg Works – PAPJC 2011; Merit Award – 2010 & 2011 Bayonet Farms; 2nd Place 2008/3rd Place 2007 Annual NJPPS Show; Sovereign Bank Award – 1st Annual NJ Open Juried Pastel Show at the Guild of Creative Arts 2009.

Associations: Master Pastelist-Pastel Society of America; Master Circle of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS); Signature Member of the American Tonalist Society; Resident Member of the Salmagundi Club, NY, NY; Member Oil Painters of America; Signature -Pastel Society of New Jersey; Signature/Emeritus Pastel Society of Tampa Bay.  Signature-Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod; Signature Member Connecticut Pastel Society, and member Pastel Society of West Coast,  American Women Artists.

Exhibits: 2007-2018

~2019 34th Annual Online IAPS Exhibition
~47th Enduring Brilliance PSA Exhibition at National Arts Club, NY, NY Sept 2019
~Premier Pastel Exhibition – June Salmagundi Club, NY, NY
~Inaugural Exhibition of the American Tonalist Society – May 1-10 Salmagundi Club NY, NY
~International Association of Pastel Societies Pastel World Masters Circle – June 2019|
~Pastel Society of West Coast online Feb 2019
~Pastel 100 Pastel Journal Magazine April 2019
~46th Enduring Brilliance PSA Exhibition at National Arts Club, NY, NY Sept 2018
~IAPS 33rd Online Juried Exhibition Nov 2018
~Salmagundi Annual Show and Salmagundi Show 2018
~45rd Enduring Brilliance PSA Exhibition at National Arts Club NY, NY Sept 2017
~Connecticut Pastel Society “Renaissance In Pastel” 2017
~Salmagundi Club Landscape Show June 2017
~Salmagundi Club Black & White Feb 6- March 3 2017
~2nd China (Suzhou) Biennial International Pastel Exhibition.  The exhibition runs from Oct 22 2016-Nov 22 2017.
~44rd Enduring Brilliance PSA Exhibition at National Arts Club NY, NY Sept 2016
~Connecticut Pastel Society “Renaissance In Pastel” 2016, Slater Museum, Norwich, Ct|
~Salmagundi Club Non-Members Exhibition, New York City – July 2016
~IAPS 28th Juried Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club in New York City June 2016
~Air, Land, Sea – Solo Exhibition, Painted Frame Atlantic Highlands, NJ- April 2016
~ Pastel 100 – Pastel Journal April 2011, 2014, 2015, & 2016.
~ 43rd Enduring Brilliance PSA Exhibition at National Arts Club NY, NY Sept 2015.
~ Modern Tonalist – Solo Exhibition, Connoisseur Gallery, Bedminster, NJ Nov-2015
~  Connecticut Pastel Society at UConn Stamford, November 2015.
~ Pastel Society of the West Coast, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA,  2015.
~  IAPS 2015 Pastel World Convention Show, Albuquerque, NM.
~  PSNJ Member Show at Studio 7 –  2015.
~  Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, National Arts Club, NY, NY, 2014.
~  25th Exhibition of International Assoc of Pastel Societies – Honorable Mention.
~  42nd Enduring Brilliance PSA Exhibition at National Arts Club NY, NY  2014.
~   Annual Renaissance In Pastel 2013 & 2014, Connecticut Pastel Society, Slater Museum, Norwich, Ct.
~  “Pastels Only” Cape Cod, June-July 2014, Yarmouth Ma.
~  24th Juried Exhibition of International Assoc of Pastel Societies, at the Vose Galleries in Boston, MA, 2014.
~  Butler Institute of American Art – 2014 Pastel Society of America Exhibit
~  41st Annual Pastel Society of America exhibition, New York, NY, 2013.
~  Painting New England, Pastel Society of Cape Cod, Duxbury Museum, MA, Oct-Jan 2013
~ Tampa Bay Pastel Society Possibilities in Pastel,2007-2014; 2007 1st Place, 2012 “Merit Award”, 2nd Place 2013/2014.
~  Pastel Society of New Jersey – Annual Exhibit “Merit Award” 2011, 2012, 2013.
~  Canterbury Arts Festival Rumson 2012-2015; 2013/2012.
~  Degas Pastel Society Annual Membership Exhibition 2011.
~  Pastel Society of New Mexico National Exhibition 2011.
~   “25 Years of the Artful Deposit,” Trenton City Museum, Ellarslie Mansion, 2011.
~  2nd Annual Hammonton Paint Out (Juried), Noyes Museum at Hammonton 2011.
~  NJPPS “Annual Open Juried Exhibition” (2011 3rd Place -2010, 2009).
~  The New Jersey Chapter American Artists Professional League” 2010.
~  NJPPS “The First Annual Open Juried Pastel Exhibition” (2007) Third Place award; 2008.

Publications: Pastel Journal Magazine, 2nd Place Award and Feature; April 2019 “Found and Imagined” feature for 2nd Place in Pastel 100- Pastel Journal;  Pure Pastel:Contemporary Works of Today’s Top Artists;  Hard Cover publication by FW Media/Anne Hevener; Art Journey-Abstract Painting:A celebration of Contemporary Art; Feature; Hard Cover publication by FW Media/Jamie Markle; Pastel Journal Feature Article, “Traces of Memory’s” Jan/Feb 2016 – & 2016, 2019, 2015, 2014 & 2011 April Issues – Pastel 100 Honorable Mention; Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine – IAPS Feature 2016; Feature in Southwest Magazine, May 2014; Finalist “Artist Magazine” December 2011, 2014, 2015; Featured artist in Princeton Packet article ; Three Pastelists June 2014, Winter Gala 2014, “Art Show: The Artful Deposit: Celebrating 25 Years” July 6, 2011.





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