About the Artist
Anderson earned her Master's of Art Education at Memphis College of Art, and her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Memphis. She began her career as a graphic designer and served as the Director of Advertising for Catherine's Stores Corporation for many years before finding her true calling as an art educator. Anderson is currently a high school art teacher, painter, and dog advocate living in Arlington, TN.
Why I paint dogs ...
"Dogs are gifts wrapped in spontaneity and freshness. A dog's experience is always new, even when catching the Frisbee for the fifty-seventh time. With open hearts and soaring spirits, they brightly color our world. My paintings represent the pure nature of liberation that dogs embody. They remind me to be fully present and free. I am lucky enough to have two willing subjects of my own to inspire me daily. Their antics provide me with an endless amount of subject matter."
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