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Ann-Marie Brown

Artist member since 2020
Sunshine Coast, British Columbia

Ann-Marie Brown is a Canadian artist currently working on the west coast. After completing studies in Europe and a Cultural Studies degree at Trent University, she began an artistic practice which led her to her chosen medium of encaustic & oil painting. She's continued to develop her skill in this notoriously difficult medium though a dedicated studio practice and residencies, most recently a 6-month residency at the Artsu Studio in Helsinki Finland.

"She paints from the eyes of compassionate experience, witnessing life in its raw infallible beauty" - Joanna McKenzie Enga curator Gibsons Public Art Gallery

Ann-Marie's oil and encaustic paintings have been exhibited in Canada & the United States, and included in private, public and corporate collections. Her paintings have been featured as cover art for literary journals including Crannog, Ottawa Arts Review, and Pulp Literature, and in films, most notably in Dan Zukovic's award winning Dark Arc "A tale about love,lust,art, and the power of the charged image"

Encaustic Works 2012 curated by Joanne Mattera, authour of the seminal book The Art of Encaustic Painting:Contemporary included her as one of the most exciting artists working in encaustic today.

"Brown's art is like that: the longer you look, the less certain you are of what you see"--Joseph Rosen-Blank Spaces magazine December 2018


Inside the Studio


Q+A

Favourite artist(s) right now

Francis Bacon, Heike Ruschmeyer

Describe your home in 3 words

forest wood water

Favourite movie

Being John Malkovich

In a previous life I was (a) ...

blade of grass

Describe the person your work appeals to in 3 words

sensitive intelligent curious

Why is it important for people to have art in their home or life?

It connects them to something larger

Select Past Exhibitions
2019

Orange Art Gallery, Ottawa
Texture of Our Loss (solo)

2019

Buckland Southerst Gallery, West Vancouver
Anthropocene Fire Gardens (solo)

2018

Galerie d'Avignon, Montreal
The Storm & I (solo)

2017

Galerie d'Avignon, Montreal
Figures (solo)

2015

Orange Art Gallery, Ottawa
Boxer Boys (solo)

2011

Galerie d'Avignon, Montreal
Stumbling Towards Manhood (solo)

2008

Linda Lando Fine Art, Vancouver
Monologues (solo)

2007

Galerie d'Avignon, Montreal
Play (solo)

2002

Atelier 31 Gallery, Seattle
Emergence (solo)

2001

Atelier 31 Gallery, Seattle
Figures (solo)

2000

Deborah Worsfold Gallery, Vancouver
Into the Light

Press
2019

Pulp Literature-Issue 25
Cover Art

2019

HCE Review-University College Dublin
Artist Feature

2019

Qwerty Magazine-University of New Brunswick-issue 40
Artist Feature

2019

Understorey Magazine Issue 17
Artist Feature

2019

Into the Void Magazine- Issue 11
Artist Feature

2018

​Blank Spaces Magazine - Issue 0302
Cover Art & Review

2018

Crannog Magazine - Issue 49
Cover Art

2018

Genre Urban Arts No.5 Print
Artist Feature

2018

North American Review-May 2018
Artist Feature

2018

Existere:A Journal of Art &Literature :York University Issue 37.2
Artist Feature

2017

Antigonish Review Issue 191
Cover Art

2017

The Guardian
Image Reprint

2013

PoetsArtists- April 2013: composed CORPSES  EXQUISITE
Artist Feature

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