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Ann James
Massey
ARC Living Master™
American artist
born 1951

Nationality:
American


Biographical Information

ANN JAMES MASSEY, SWA, CPSA
Realism, b. 1951

Biographical information
Contact

  • 4, rue Auguste Chabrières · 75015 Paris · France · Tel (33) 1.42.50.72.45 · Fax (33) 1.40.43.90.38
  • add 01 in front of the numbers when calling from the US or Canada
  • Website: www.annjamesmassey.com
  • Email: ajmassey@annjamesmassey.com

    Education
    Courses or instruction taken at each of the following:
  • University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Art, Academy, Ramon Froman School of Art (Cloudcroft, New Mexico), Paris American Academy (Paris, France), Schuler School of Fine Art (Baltimore, Maryland)

    Professional
  • Owned & operated The Montwood Gallery (El Paso, Texas 1974-1978) and Massey Fine Arts (Santa Teresa, New Mexico 1992-1994); taught private drawing lessons 1975 – 1994; moved to Paris in 1994; teaches occasional workshops and gives private consultations & critiques 1976 - present

    Selected Memberships
    (Invited or juried, USA unless otherwise noted):
  • Mensa
  • The Society of Women Artists – London, England
  • American Artists Professional League - New York (Fellow)
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club - New York
  • Colored Pencil Society of America, (Signature Member)

    Partial Listing Exhibitions, Shows, *Awards & Honors
    (Juried or Invitational – all USA unless otherwise noted)
  • From Here to There, 1996 retrospective of 26 years of drawings & paintings by Ann James Massey, Chamizal National Memorial, El Paso, Texas
  • The Society of Women Artists 136th – 141st Annual Exhibitions, Westminster Gallery, Westminster Central Hall, London, England, *Barbara Tate Awards for an Oil Painting 140th and 141st Exh.
  • American Artists Professional League 62nd, 63rd, 65th, 67th- 69th, 71st, 73rd & 74th Grand Nat’l Exhs., Salmagundi Club, NY, NY *AAPL Award for Graphics (62nd Exh), *The Director’s Award (69th Exh), *John R. Grabach Memorial Award for Oil (71st Exh), *The Allied Artists Award (73rd Exh), *The President’s Award (74th Exh)
  • Knickerbocker Artists Annual 40th and 41st National Open Exhibitions, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY * Silver Medal of Honor in the Graphics & Drawing (40th Exh)
  • Allied Artists of America 77th & 87th Annual Exhibitions, National Arts Club, New York, NY *National Arts Club Award for Graphics (77th Exh.)
  • Academic Artists Assc, 43rd Nat’l Exh. of Contemporary Realism, First Church Gallery, Springfield, Mass.
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 99th, 102nd – 105th Annual Exhibitions, National Arts Club, New York, NY *Katherine A. Lovell Memorial Award for Oil (102nd Exh.)
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Member’s Exh 2002, Broome Street Gallery, NYC *1st Place in Graphics
  • The Miniature Art Society of Florida’s 20th,, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 25th, & 27th International Miniature Art Shows, Clearwater, (20th – 24th), St. Petersburg Museum of Art, St. Petersburg (25th) & Dunedin (27th), Florida, *1st Places in Drawing, Pastel & Scrimshaw (20th & 25th Exhs), 2nd Place in Drawing, Pastel & Scrimshaw, (24th Exh),
  • The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC 61st, 63rd & 64th Annual Intl. Exhs. Art Club of Washington, Washington DC *Honorable Mention in the Int’l. Category (61st Exh.)
  • Royal Scottish Academy 176th Annual Exhibition, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Open Exh 2001, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham, England 1993, 1994, & 1995 In’l Colored Pencil Exhibitions, Birmingham, MI; Portland, OR; & Cleveland, OH
  • Women Reflect, three woman exhibition, Carlsbad Museum of Art, Carlsbad, New Mexico
  • American Drawing Biennial III, Muscarell Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
  • Sierra Medical Center’s Annual El Paso Art Assoc.at the El Paso Museum of Art 1991 & 1992, El Paso,TX *Best of Show $6,500.00 Purchase Award (1991), Huthsteiner $3,500.00 Purchase Award (1992)
  • 33e & 34e Salons National d’Art de l’Automne, Issoudun FRANCE * Grand Prix du Salon (Best of Show 33e Salon), Invité d’Honneur (Invited artist of honor - 34e Salon)
  • Finalist in the Portrait Categories, The Artist’s Magazine 1993 and 1995 Art Competitions
  • Women Artists of the West Fourth International Juried Competition, Biloxi, Mississippi *Second Place in Oil or Acrylic in and Oil Technique and the same painting was chosen as the show poster
  • Inducted into the El Paso Artists’ Hall of Fame in 2001, El Paso, Texas
  • Oil Painters of America, The Prince Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

    Publications (listing, article or artwork included in – all USA publications)
  • Books: Who’s Who in American Art; Best of Colored Pencil 1, 2 & 3; Portrait Inspirations; Colored Pencil Basics; Exploring Colored Pencil; Getting the Word Out: The Artist’s Guide to Self Promotion
  • Magazines: The Artists Magazine (May & Sept. 93), American Artist Magazine (March 94), Dog Fancy Magazine (Mar 94), Southwest Woman Magazine (Jan 93), Mensa Bulletin, The Magazine of American Mensan (April 99 & April/May 02 – covers), The Art Calendar (Mar 99, Dec 99), Manhattan Arts International (March/April 2000), InformArt Magazine (Spring 2002), El Paso Life (March/April & May/June 2002)

  • The Connoisseur

    2000
    Oil on canvas
    40.64 x 50.8 cm
    (16" x 20")
    Collection of Helen of Troy (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    The Connoisseur
    La Maison de Poupees

    1999
    Oil on canvas
    50.8 x 40.64 cm
    (20" x 16")
    Collection of Sharon Verlander (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    La Maison de Poupees
    The Marionette Shop

    1996
    Oil on canvas
    50.8 x 40.64 cm
    (20" x 16")
    Collection of Gail Darling (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    The Marionette Shop
    Christmas in Paris

    1997
    Oil on canvas
    50.8 x 40.64 cm
    (20" x 16")
    Collection of Mike Verlander (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    Christmas in Paris
    Fisherman Mending His Net

    1991
    Oil on canvas
    40.64 x 30.48 cm
    (16" x 12")
    Collection of Sylvia Galatzan (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    Fisherman Mending His Net
    The Grape Path

    1995
    Oil on canvas
    30.48 x 20.32 cm
    (12" x 8")
    Collection of Imogen James (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    The Grape Path
    Riquewhir, France

    1995
    Oil on canvas
    20.32 x 25.4 cm
    (8" x 10")
    Collection of Shirley Leavell (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    Riquewhir, France
    Day's End

    1991
    Oil on canvas
    20.32 x 30.48 cm
    (8" x 12")
    Collection of El Paso Museum of Art (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    Day's End
    With Some Strings Attached

    1991
    Oil on canvas
    33.02 x 48.26 cm
    (13" x 19")
    Collection of Imogen James (United States)

    Added: 2002-10-08
    With Some Strings Attached
    Henri Berenger

    1995
    Wax Pencil
    24.13 x 19.685 cm
    (9½" x 7¾")
    Collection of the Artist

    Added: 2002-10-08
    Henri Berenger