Ann James Massey

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Ann James Massey

ARC Living Master TM

21 artworks

American 21st Century Realist artist

Born 1951

http://www.annjamesmassey.com

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Eliza Ann Harker Bennion

1990

Wax Pencil

30.5 x 26.7 cms | 12 x 10 1/2 ins

Collection of Imogen James, , United States

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Reuben McDaniel

1990

Wax Pencil

24.1 x 20.3 cms | 9 1/2 x 8 ins

Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Reuben McDaniel, , United States

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Caught!

1991

Wax Pencil

15.2 x 16.5 cms | 6 x 6 1/2 ins

Collection of Sandra Wade, , United States

Day's End

1991

Oil on mahogany board

20.3 x 30.5 cms | 8 x 12 ins

Fisherman Mending His Net

1991

Oil on mahogany board

40.6 x 30.5 cms | 16 x 12 ins

With Some Strings Attached

1991

Oil on mahogany board

33 x 48.3 cms | 13 x 19 ins

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Good Boy or Bad?

1992

Wax Pencil

25.4 x 19.1 cms | 10 x 7 1/2 ins

Collection of Providence Memorial Hospital, , United States

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Henri Berenger

1995

Wax Pencil

24.1 x 19.7 cms | 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 ins

Riquewhir, France

1995

Oil on mahogany board

20.3 x 25.4 cms | 8 x 10 ins

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The Flautist

1995

Wax Pencil

24.1 x 30.5 cms | 9 1/2 x 12 ins

Collection of Martha G de Chavez, , United States

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

Biographical information
Contact

  • 4, rue Auguste Chabrières · 75015 Paris · France · Tel (33) 6.12.24.53.12
  • add 011 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. France in 1994; teaches occasional workshops and gives private consultations & critiques. talks, lectures, judge competitions 1976 - present

    Selected Memberships
    (Invited or juried, USA unless otherwise noted):
  • Mensa
  • The Society of Women Artists – London, England (Signature Member)
  • American Artists Professional League - New York (Fellow Maxima Cum Laude)
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club - New York
  • Colored Pencil Society of America - (Charter & Signature Member)
  • United Kingdom Colored Pencil Society (Charter, Signature & Silver Member / First President / awarded life membership)

    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 – 144th, 146th - 148th Annual Exhibitions, Westminster Gallery, Westminster Central Hall, London, England to the 141st, thereafter the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, *Barbara Tate Awards for an Oil Painting 140th and 141st Exh.
  • American Artists Professional League 62nd, 63rd, 65th, 67th- 69th, 71st, 73rd, 74th, 78th, 80, & 90th 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 for Graphics (74th Exh), *The Frank C. Wright Jr. Medal od Honor in Pastel & Graphics (78th Exh), *Leila Gardin Sawyer Memorial Award (80th Exh), * John Angelone Award for Excellence in Oil (90th exh)
  • Knickerbocker Artists Annual 40th and 41st National Open Exhibitions, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, 105th National Arts Club * Silver Medal of Honor in the Graphics & Drawing (40th Exh),
  • Allied Artists of America 77th, 87th & 105th Annual Exhibitions, National Arts Club, New York, NY *National Arts Club Award for Graphics (77th Exh), *The Len G. Everett Memorial Award (105th Exh)
  • Academic Artists Assc, 43rd Nat’l Exh. of Contemporary Realism, First Church Gallery, Springfield, Mass.
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 99th, 102nd – 105th, 107th, 112th, 121st, & 122nd Annual Exhibitions, National Arts Club, New York, NY *Katherine A. Lovell Memorial Award for Oil (102nd Exh.), *Frank B. and Mary Anderson Cassidy Memorial Award for a Human Family Theme (107th Exh), *Lawrennce von Beidel Memorial Award (121st), *Nora Roth Memorial Award (122nd Exh)
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Member’s Exh 2002 & 2008, Broome Street Gallery, NYC *1st Place in Graphics (2002), *2nd Place in Oil (2008)
  • The Miniature Art Society of Florida’s 20th,, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 25th, 27th, 30th & 35th 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), *2nd Place in Figure (30th 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.), *Third Place in the International Category (71st 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)
  • 2nd-4th, 8th, 10th Aunnual UK Colored Pencil Society International Exhibitions, respectiveley Patchings Farm Art Centre, Calverton, Nottinghamshire I2nd & 3rd), The Stble Gallery, Kington, Herfordshire (4th), Royal Birmingham Scoiety of Artists Gallery, Birmingham (8th) Stamford Art Centre (Stamford (9th), Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London (10th) UK, *Special recommendation "for uniqueness and originality" (2nd exh), *The Derwent Award (3rd exh), *The Lyra Award, a Highly Commended award, and The People's Choice Award (4th exh)
  • 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 Premier Exhibition, The Prince Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • Coppini Academy of Fine Arts '75, '76', '77, '80, and '84 Garden Exhibitions, San Antonio, Texas, *1st Place in Mixed Media ('77), *1st & 3rd in Mixed Media ('80), *1st Place in Mixed Media ('84)
  • ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2008, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, UK
  • The Third & Fifth Worldwide Exhibition of Fine Arts in Miniature, respectively The Smithsonian Institue, Arts & Industries Building, Washington, DC, Gallery of Russian Academy of Art, Moscow, Russia
  • EXPORTE '95 and '96, Fine Arts Museum of the Pronaf, Ciudad Juaraz, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • American Drawing Biennial III, Muscarell Museum of Art, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

    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, Strokes of Geniius 2, Colored Pencil Society of America Signature Showcase, Dixonary, Making Georgia Howl: The 5th Ohio Calvary in Kilpatrick's Campaign and the Diary of Sgt. William H Harding (cover)
  • 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, Opening Shot June 18), The Art Calendar (Mar 99, Dec 99), Manhattan Arts International (March/April 2000), InformArt Magazine (Spring 2002), International Artist (April/May 2005), El Paso Life (March/April & May/June 2002), Ventanas Magazine (Fall 2006), El Paso Inc. Magazine (Summer 2018)