ABOUT THE ARTIST
Ann Christensen attended Colby College, majoring in mathematics. She had graduate design training with Dietmar Winkler at Southeastern Massachusetts University and enjoyed an award-winning career as a graphic designer for 20+ years.
Ms. Christensen studied studio art with Albert Alcalay at Harvard University from 1978-1980 and with Miroslav Antic and Gerry Bergstein at the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts from 1987-1989.
In 1992 Ms. Christensen won the National Faber Birren Color Award for expressive use of color; in 1997 she received the Faber Birren Founder¹s Award and in 2001 she received the Faber Birren Revington Arthur Foundation Award.
A resident of Cambridge, MA from 1975-2003, Ms. Christensen received a City of Cambridge Commendation in 1991. In 2003 she relocated her home and studio to Chelmsford, MA where she paints full-time and teaches painting.
The artist is a member of the Cambridge Art Association, the Concord Art Association and the Arts League of Lowell. In 2006 she was awarded Best in Show in the open competition "Blue" at the Cambridge Art Association.