"a Quiet Place" Art Exhibit

"a Quiet Place" Art Exhibit

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Mass Audubon's Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary

10 Juniper Road, Belmont, MA 02478, USA Plan

Anne Smith's solo exhibit, "A Quiet Place", will be on display at the Mass Audubon Habitat gallery from April 1st to April 30th.

Anne Smith's solo exhibit, "A Quiet Place", opens April 1st and runs through the end of the month. This collection of work features landscapes from Ireland, Scotland, Boston, the Berkshires, France, Italy, and Guatemala. Sales from this show will go to Xela AID in Guatemala to help the women and children in a rural Mayan village in the highlands.

Come to the opening reception of "A Quiet Place" at the Mass Audubon Habitat on Sunday, April 7th from 1pm to 3pm.


Based in Belmont and Lenox MA, Anne has been developing her oil painting since 2005. Prior to painting, she wrote, produced, and directed videos and films for more than 20 years. Initially trained in classical studio painting for the first five years, she went on to training with some of the best painters throughout the US, developing a style that expresses her attachment to the beauty and serenity of the natural landscape.

She has painted all over the US, Europe and Guatemala. Anne is currently a member of The Berkshire Artists Guild, and an associate member of Oil Painters of America. Her work has been in a number of solo and group shows in Lenox and Stockbridge MA. She has been in shows at the Belmont Gallery, Twist Gallery in Lexington, MA, and the Canal Street Gallery in Vermont.


I am inspired to capture the mood of a place, whether it's the quiet found in the subtle tones and shifts of color or the vibrant energy in a scene with its sharp, contrasting patterns of lights and darks. When I was producing a film, I was working under tremendous pressure of time, working with a group of artists developing one scene at a time with multiple elements. For me painting is the opposite, a slow and solo journey of deleting some or most of the details and creating a single frame to tell a whole story.

On Monday April 1, 2019 at 9:00 am (ends Tuesda

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