About Us

Anita fresh air painting in Rangeley Maine

The artist is a proud Franco-American who was born into a family of self taught artists. She has lived in Maine all her life and loves what the state offers to the creative mind.  “ If an artist is patient, the State of Maine provides painting opportunities beyond expectation! Maine has it all!” Her art work and photography is influenced by the natural beauty of the State of Maine and its amazing four seasons. “With a brush in hand, Maine is the state an artist wants to visit and if lucky enough, live in.” 

Background

Sun JournalGraphic Artist for 15 years

Entrepreneur: AP Graphics and Fine Arts of Maine since 1996

Awards

Portland Sidewalk Art Show – Purchase Prize Award

Androscoggin Valley Art Association Sidewalk Art Show – Purchase Prize Award (3 yrs)

USM – Atrium Art Gallery Juried Art Exhibition – Area Artists 2013

 

Teaching Experience

Private lessons in her home studio for the past 30 years.

Schooner Estates Senior Residential Complex: Learning to Paint with Acrylics – Beginners

University of Southern Maine Senior College – Learning How to Draw 2011– Learning to Paint with Acrylics – 2012-2013-2014

University of Southern Maine Senior College – Computer Photo Editing

Adult Education: Learning how to create your own Family Heirloom Book

Community involvement

Sherwood Heights Grammar School “Creating the World We Live In”

Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce

University of Southern Maine Senior College – Board of Directors

Oxford Middle School : Portrait Workshop

Red Cross blood drive

The artist accepts commissions for specialty paintings as: pet portraits, house portraits and creating a painting from your favorite scenic photograph. She invites you to browse her website to see samples of her original paintings as well as a variety of graphic work she can create for you, as: logos and hand painted vinyl spare tire covers.  The artist is versatile, creative and affordable. If you would like to have something unique created for you, you may reach the artist by clicking  CONTACT US  at the top of the page under the header.