Anne lives a varied life focused around her two artistic passions : painting and writing.
Her travel writing and photography has been published in a variety of publications, including the Los Angeles Times, UK's Opera Now, Tahoe Quarterly. Anne has contributed the quarterly art trails column for the online ezine, AmericanRoads.net since 2006 to date. Other publications include The Tribune Group in South Africa, The Lake Oconee News, the Greensboro Herald Journal in Georgia, the Milford Chronicle, MilfordLive.com in Delaware and Lake Tahoe Bonanza, the Nevada Appeal of Carson City in Nevada.
Anne currently writes and paints in Milford, Delaware. She mostly paints large size acrylics impasto style with a palette knife - always full of vibrant color and movement, and charcoal or watercolor sketches.
Anne was awarded the 2013 Delaware Division of the Arts Established Fellowship Award - Folk Art-Visual Arts discipline. She also spent 3 weeks in Colorado in 2009 an artist in residence. During her stay she worked with a well-known print maker in the San Luis valley.
An award-winning self-taught artist, her acrylics and watercolors can be found in many private collections in Europe, Japan, South Africa, Canada, all over the United States. Among her corporate clients are HBO and Universal Studios, Hollywood, California; Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee, GA.; Datacert Inc., Houston, Texas; TravelTalk Radio, San Diego, CA., and Entergy Power Company, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Previously she owned The Point of Art gallery & studio in Georgia. The Point of Art Gallery received the honor of the Greene County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year 2008. Anne was a guest speaker at the Georgia Governor's Conference on Tourism in 2007 and was also awarded the Georgia Governor’s Award of Distinction for 2008-2009.
Among many other things Anne has been a reporter, photographer, banker, English teacher, housecleaner and a truck driver. She and her husband, Lee, also spent five years on a sailboat in the Mediterranean; many months in a VW van in Central America, Canada and Alaska; months touring Asia on a shoestring budget, plus a couple of crazy years driving a big rig around the Lower 48 and Canada.
Anne’s main interests are art, writing, animals, music, travel and good food enjoyed with wine and friends.
Her mission statement simply put is: To have fun and beat the starving artist rap.
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The Toe Terrorist
by Anne Jenkins
Meet Chaussettes and Geordie, two cats who had a rough start in life but now live a pampered life. Enjoy their antics and tall tails on life, travel and family. This is an illustrated book on living with cats, and cats with special needs, humorously written from the cat's point of view. The Toe Terrorist is book one in a projected series of ongoing adventures.
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