Master Signature Focus on Joe Anna Arnett of Santa Fe
Joe Anna has been an active member of Plein Air Painters of New Mexico since 2016 and a Master since 2020. Joe Anna is the recipient of the Plein Air Magazine’s Life Time Achievement Award and will be honored at this month’s PACE at Buffalo Thunder Resort in Santa Fe.
A little bit about this amazing talent and wonderful friend and colleague: Joe Anna Arnett earned a BFA degree from the University of Texas. She then worked for Young & Rubicam Advertising in New York as a senior art director working on such accounts as Merrill Lynch and the US Postal Service. She continued her studies in fine art at the Art Students League of New York for several years. In 1997, she became a Master Artist of the Artists in America Show at the Denver Historical Society Museum. She has also exhibited at museums around the country and in 2006 she was honored by the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, OK as one of their featured artists in the Rendezvous exhibition. Arnett exhibited in the Prix de West show at the national Cowboy Hall of Fame for 14 years. Arnett is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America, Signature member of Laguna Plein Air Painters and Master Signature member of Plein Air Artists Colorado, Master Signature member of Plein Air Painters of New Mexico and an elected member of The Salmagundi Club. Arnett has participated in Plein Air Maui, Plein Air Southwest, En Plein Air Texas and Paint Grand Traverse.
Arnett has written articles for The Artist’s Magazine, American Arts Quarterly, ART Ideas and Australian Artists Magazine and has been featured in The International Herald Tribune, Southwest Art, Western Art Digest, Art of the West and the North Light books Painting with Passion, The Best of Flower Painting, I and II and North Light’s Sketchbook Confidential II. She authored the North Light Book “Painting Sumptuous Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers in Oil”.
She is represented by Zaplin Lampert, Santa Fe, NM from 1989 to present.
Check out Joe Anna Arnett Fine Art at https://www.joeannaarnett.com.