About the Artist

Ann Stewart Anderson

2140 Bonnycastle Ave. #8C
Louisville, KY 40205



Galerie Hertz
Louisville, KY



1957 Wellesley College, B.A. (History of Art)
1961 The American University, M. A. (Painting)



2017 Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship, Kentucky Arts Council
2002 Individual Grant, The Kentucky Foundation for Women
1998 Professional Development Grant, Kentucky Arts Commission
1998 Sallie Bingham Award, Kentucky Foundation for Women
1991 Southern Arts Federation, New Forms Regional Initiative Grant
1988 Purchase Award, Kentucky Graphics
1987 Individual Grant, The Kentucky Foundation for Women
1986 Charles Logan Memorial Prize, Water Tower Art Association, Water Tower Annual
1985 Robert Cooke Enlow Memorial Purchase Award, Evansville Museum of Art and Science
1975 Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship, Wellesley College



1996 The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts


LECTURES (selected)

2009 University of Louisville, Ekstrom Library, The Nine Muses
1996 University of Nebraska at Omaha, Images of Menopause, an Artist’s Viewpoint
1995 University of Virginia, Images of Menopause
1994 University of Kentucky Art Museum, Recent Work
1994 University of Kentucky, Arts Professionals
1993 University of Louisville, Art Department, Working with Fabric and Pattern
1992 Women’s Caucus for the Arts, Ladies Lunch Project



Adjudicator: National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Visual Art, Miami, 1995,1996 Project conception and creation: Reject Project, 2000, final exhibit at Louisville Visual Art Association, March 2001



2008 The Nine Muses, University of Louisville, Ekstrom Library, Bingham Poetry Room



Drake Hotel, Chicago
Turtle Wax Company, Chicago
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Louisville
Brown Foreman Distillers
Atlantic Richfield Corporation
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science
Alabama Power Company
Central Bank, Lexington
Hilliard Lyons, Louisville
Cleveland Clinic
Makers Mark Distillery



2017 Sisters: A Family Resemblance, Galerie Hertz, Louisville, KY
2016 Group Exhibition #1, Galerie Hertz, Louisville, KY
2015 Collage and Assemblage, Galerie Hertz.Louisville, KY
2014 Gallery Artists, Galerie Hertz
2014 Infinite Perspectives, Mayor’s Gallery, City Hall, Louisville
2013 WOW : Wonderful Old Women, PYRO Gallery,Louisville
2011 Women and War from Troy to Terrorism Actor’s Theatre of Louisville
2011 Women and War from Troy to Terrorism. PYRO Gallery, Louisville
2010 Mythic Women Juxtaposed, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY
2008 Mosaic Ladies, Dolfingers, Louisville
2007 Immortals: Icons/Images, Pyro Gallery, Louisville
2007 Mortal Sin/Mitigating Virtue. Pyro Gallery, Louisville
2005 Mythic Women Juxtaposed, Actors Theatre of Louisville
2003 Helen and Clytemnestra, Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey
2002 Mythic Women, University of Kentucky Art Museum
2001 The Box, Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
2001 Inequitable Conditions, Montgomery Gallery, Mt. Sterling, KY
2000 The Mythology of Womanhood, Indianapolis Art Center
1998 Mother and Daughter Series, Pegasus Gallery, Louisville International Airport
1998 New Works, Houchens Gallery, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green KY
1997 Woman-Talk, Jewish Community Center, Louisville
1995 New Paintings, Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
1994 The Shopping Experience, Liberty Gallery, Louisville
1993 Dixie Darlin’s, Artswatch, Louisville
1992 Ladies Lunch, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art
1990 Fanfares, Headley Whitney Museum, Lexington
1989 Ladies’ Room, McGrath Gallery, Louisville
1988 Fanfares, SOHO 20 Gallery, New York
1985 Vanities, Swearingen Gallery, Louisville
1981 J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville
1979 Huff Gallery, Spalding University
1973 Montgomery Gallery, Rockville, MD
1963 Art Center, Louisville,
1960 Olney Gallery, Olney MD



2017 Gridworks Revisited, New Editions Gallery, Lexington, KY
2013 Breakfast Group Show, Jewish Community Center,Louisville
2012 New Work, New Location, PYRO Gallery, Louisville
2012 Breakfast Group Show , Firehouse Gallery, Louisville
2011 Signature Dish, PYRO Gallery, Louisville
2009 Partnership: Art From the Heart of Pyro, The Weber Gallery
2009 White, PYRO Gallery, Louisville
2009 Art Spirits, Zurkuhlen Gallery, Louisville
2009 Story Artists, Zurkuhlen Gallery, Louisville
2009 Work by Food For Thought Artists, Louisville Art Association
2008 The Garden, PYRO Gallery, Louisville
2007 Earth, PYRO Gallery, Louisville
2006 I do, I do, Louisville Visual Art Association
2003 Here and There, Brunz-Rosowsky Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2001 By Invitation, Belknap Gallery, University of Louisville
2001 Inequitable Conditions, Montgomery Gallery, Mr. Sterling, KY
2000 Mary Anderson Center Exhibit, Actor’s Theater of Louisville
2000 Nature Revisited, Tower Cerlan Gallery, Lexington
1999 Made in Kentucky, II, University of Kentucky Art Museum
1998 Americans: A Satirical Parade, J.B…. Speed Art Museum, Louisville
1998 Birdie II, Indiana University Southeast
1997 Original Stories, Louisville Visual Art Association
1995 The Education of the Artist, Capitol Arts Center, Bowling Green, KY
1992 Refiguration, Gallery 10, Washington, DC
1991 Kingman Gallery, Quito, Ecuador
1991 Collective Contrasts. Zephyr Gallery, Louisville
1989 Dolls by Artists, Louisville Visual Art Association
1988 Thanatopsis, Louisville Visual Art Association
1988 ME: Artists’ Self Portraits, Liberty Gallery, Louisville
1988 The Experienced Eye, Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts, Kentucky
1987 State of Mind, Traveling show by Kentucky artists
1986 Todd Capp Gallery, New York
1985 Collaborative Effort “Hot Flash Fan” (with Judy Chicago) Martha White Gallery
1982 Winter Regional Show, Martha White Gallery, Louisville
1962 La Boheme, Arlington VA
1960 LaRue Gallery, Washington, DC
1960 Pyramid Gallery, Richmond VA



2018   Art for the View-An Exhibition Celebrating Artists with Physical Disabilities, Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, Schenectady, NY
2018   Brand 46 Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper, Glendale, CA
2018 Kentucky Visions at the Capitol, Frankfort, KY
2018 Americas: 2018, Paperworks Northwest Art Center, Minot, N.D.
2017 Artists in Our Midst, Kaviar Forge and Gallery, Louisville
2016 Mazin Annual Art Exhibit, Jewish Community Center, Patio Gallery
2016 58th Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Art and Science
2015 Kentucky Artists, Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz, Ky
2009 Visions at the Capitol: Derby Exhibition, Frankfort , KY
2009 Artist Members Show , Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft.
2008 The Mark of Great Art, Maker’s Mark Distillers
2005 Women of Wisdom, Bernheim Gallery, Louisville
2003 Water Tower Annual, Louisville Visual Art Association
1996 Woman, the Artists’ View, Bennington Center for the Arts, VT,
1996 What I Ate and When. Art Center of Douglas County, Castle Rock, CO
1994 Opening Doors, Art Center of Douglas County, Castle Rock, CO,
1994 Wise Woman, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago
1994 Red Clay Exhibit, Huntsville Museum of Art, Alabama
1991 Art Festival, Decatur Georgia
1990 Transformations: Feminist Art by Louisville Artists, Louisville Visual Art Association
1989 Regional Exhibit, Indianapolis Art League
1989 The Human Figure, Atlanta Festival
1989 Water Tower Annual Louisville, Visual Art Association
1988 Kentucky Graphics, Headley-Whitney Museum
1988 Mid America Biennial, Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts (Kentucky)
1987 Water Tower Annual, Water Tower Art Association
1986 Showcase ‘86, Water Tower Art Association
1986 Women’s Sensibilities, WARM Gallery, Minneapolis
1986 Kentucky Show, J.B. Speed Museum
1985 38th Annul Midstates Annual Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Art and Science
1984 Water Tower Annual, Art Center Association, Louisville
1983 Kentucky Art, University of Kentucky Art Museum
1982 Mid America Biennial, Owensboro Fine Arts Museum (Kentucky)
1981 Southern Exposure II, Art Center Association, Louisville
1977 Hyatt Regency Exhibition, J.B. Speed Museum
1975 New Horizons, North Show Art League, Chicago
1967 National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibition, Ball State University
1966 National Show of Drawings, Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, KA
1962 15th Area Exhibition, The Corcoran Gallery of Art
1961 Religious Art Exhibit, Smithsonian Institution
1958 13th Area Exhibition, The Corcoran Gallery of Art



Women Who Have Made a Difference, Portraits of Grace,Marian Call and Joan Zehnder, 2007

“Mythic and Contemporary Women” by Carrider Jones, Arts Across Kentucky, Winter, 2005

Mythic Women Juxtaposed, Card Brochure, 2005

Mythic Women, Folder Brochure, 1998

Kentucky Women:Two Centuries of Indomitable Spirit and Vision, ed Eugenia Potter, Big Tree Press, 1997

The Best of Oil Painting, Rockport Publishers, Inc., 1996

“Visible Difference, Women Artists and Aging” by Joanna Freuh, New Feminist Criticism, Harper Collins, New York, 1994

“Fighting Prejudice with a Paint Brush” by Anna H. Bedford, Horizons, March/April, 1993

“Creating a Visual Image of Menopause: The Hot Flash Fan” by Ann Stewart Anderson, Menopause, a Midlife Passage , ed. Joan C. Callahan, Indiana University Press, 1993

“Woman Artists Look at Aging” by Linda Factor, The Creative Woman, Volume XIII, Number 1, 1993

“Fanfares: An Artist Looks at Menopause” by Ann Stewart Anderson, Women of the Fourteenth Moon, ed. Dena Taylor and Amber Coverdale Summrall, The Crossing Press, Freedom, CA, 1991

“Candid Cameo”, Louisville Magazine, October, 1985

“Always There is Daylight : The Artist, Her Studio, and Her Work in the Journals of Ann Stewart Anderson, by Bob Gottleib, Beaux Arts Magazine, Summer, 1984

“Hang Ups” Ann Stewart Anderson, by Jan Arnow, Fiberarts, January/February, 1980