Joe Anna Arnett

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Joe Anna Arnett
Judge For: January 2010

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            Joe Anna Arnett is a master artist on “Passport & Palette” the art instruction and travel series airing on PBS stations across the country. She not only appears on the show, but also produces and writes for the program.  

            In 1997, she became a Master Artist of the Artists of America Show at the Denver Historical Society Museum. She has also exhibited at the Albuquerque Museum of Fine Arts, The Tucson Museum of Fine Arts, The National Cowgirl Museum in Fort Worth, The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the Cincinnati Museum Center, and Art Asia in Hong Kong.   She is a 14 year veteran of the Prix de West Invitational show at The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. In 2006 she was honored by the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma as one of their featured artists in the Rendezvous exhibition.

            Arnett has written articles for The Artist’s Magazine, American Arts Quarterly, and ART Ideas. Australian Artists Magazine and has been featured in The International Herald Tribune, Southwest Art, Western Art Digest, and the North Light books, Painting with Passion, The Best of Flower Painting, and The Best of Flower Painting II.   In 1999 and again in 2005 she judged The Artist’s Magazine National Still Life competition.

            She authored the North Light Book“ Painting Sumptuous Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers in Oil “, which was first published in 1998 and went into a second edition as well as a Chinese language edition in 1999.

            A passionate traveler, Joe Anna enjoys painting wherever she goes, often combining the experience with teaching plein air workshops. England, Ireland, France, Canada, Italy, and Guatemala have been workshop destinations.