Tammy Anderson's work focuses primarily on emotive imagery designed to elicit a response from the viewer. Many of her paintings serve as social commentary. Inspiration is derived from contemporary issues as well as from the provocative works of the Expressionist painters artists such as Van Gogh, Munch, and Schiele. Her painting style, however, tends toward realism.
JURIED COMPETITIONS, INVITATIONAL SHOWS, AWARDS
Anderson has been accepted into many juried competitions and has received numerous awards for her paintings in acrylic, oil, and watercolor.
DELTA TECHNOLOGIES, Invitational
PROMINA NORTHWEST HEALTH SYSTEM, Permanent Collection
CORNUCOPIA OF ART BY WOMEN, Mable House Arts Center, Invitational
SOUTHERN COLORS, Mable House Arts Center, First Place Award
CORPORATE HOLIDAY CARD CONTEST, Winning Design
MASTERPIECE BALL, Marietta Country Club
Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Solo Exhibit
ALUMNI INVITATIONAL, Kennesaw State University
10TH NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION, Mable House Arts Center, Second Place Award
LABOR DAY EXHIBITION, Marietta / Cobb Museum of Art
CENTRAL SOUTH ART EXHIBITION, The Parthenon
ANNUAL DOGWOOD SHOW, Atlanta Artists' Center, First Place Award
Georgia State Capitol Gallery
34TH ANNUAL JURIED COMPETITION, Creative Arts Guild
RESOLUTIONS, Atlanta Artists' Center, Second Place & Honorable Mention
PUBLICATIONS & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Book cover, "Death by Design: Capital Punishment as a Social Psychological System", Professor Craig Haney, Dept. of Psychology, University of California
Article, "Choosing an Art Web Site", The Artist's Magazine
Demonstration, "Rendering Glass", Artists' League of Cobb County
Art Teacher, Marietta City Schools, GA
B.S. in Art Education, Kennesaw State University
"Portrait Painting", Kennesaw State Continuing Education
My paintings are often introspective... yet they enable me to outwardly express myself and connect with the viewer.
I strive to find subjects which speak to me, and allow my empathy toward each one to guide my work, rather than adhering to a particular style, medium, technique, or palette.