Anne Labovitz is a full-time practicing, professional artist who was born in Duluth, Minnesota and now lives and works in St. Paul, MN. Exhibited within and outside the U.S., Anne has international gallery and museum representation including galleries in Spain and Germany. Her paintings are part of the permanent collections at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN, the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla, CA and the International Gallery of Portrait in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Additionally, she is frequently commissioned and has paintings both abroad and in the U.S. in hotels, hospitals, banks, salons and private corporations.
Anne graduated with a degree in art and art education from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN with Honors. She has trained in studios in Italy, Santa Fe, New York, Massachusetts and North Carolina. Her passion for art education both in schools and in the community keeps her teaching within both public and private schools and offering workshops to artists of all ages around the Twin Cities. She is active in the art community in the metro area and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Walker Art Center and formerly on the Colleagues Advisory Board at the Weisman Art Museum on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
Both Anne’s portraits and landscape pieces have been published in Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 19, New American Paintings Midwest 2010, the Penang International Printmaking Exhibition 2010 and International Contemporary Artists, vol II and III. She has co-authored several books on portraiture with Australian artist, Carole Best, and provided illustrations for the children’s book, Honoral & Zarina. Additionally, her artwork was selected to be the cover art for two books and the program cover at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla, California for their 2011-2012 music season. Her artwork has been written about in the Chicago Sun Times, the Duluth Tribune and the Taos Review amongst others. She recently has been named 2013 Artist of the Year in Duluth.
Recent exhibitions include solo portraiture exhibitions at both the Burnet Art Gallery in Minneapolis, MN and the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, and a landscape exhibition at Charles Harris Library Gallery in Wise, VA. Coinciding with her exhibition in Virginia, Anne taught workshops on portraiture to local high school and college students. She has exhibitions planned at the Art Center Highland Park in Chicago, IL in 2014 and at the Janet Carson Gallery in Eau Claire, WI in 2015.