2022 Artist Applications are CLOSED!

The July 8th deadline for Artist Applications has passed. Please email jnixon@cbhinc.org to request being put on the waiting list for consideration.


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Plein Air Brandywine Valley Schedule of Events

Opening Reception

November 11, 2022

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Annie Strack
Annie Strack is a professional artist whose classical training included advanced studies of numerous artistic mediums. She’s an experienced expert in many artistic mediums subjects and styles. Her commercial work has been used by hotels restaurants retailers and other businesses and she created architectural renderings for dozens of architects and contractors. She’s been published in The Artist’s Magazine Plein Air Magazine Watercolor Magazine Southwest Art The Crafts Report Wooden Boat International Country Roads Gallery Insider House & Home Louisiana Life Junxion Gulf Coast Arts & Entertainment Review Louisiana Homes & Gardens Fig Covington Magazine and dozens of newspaper and television interviews. Her work has graced the covers of Art Calendar Magazine Harmon Homes Magazine Inside Northside Magazine and Northlake News Magazine. She’s won hundreds of awards and grants and had 22 solo shows. She’s the author of The Artists Guide to Business & Marketing and contributing editor for Professional Artist Magazine. Her DVD Painting Seascapes in Watercolor is broadcast on TV worldwide. She earned Signature Membership in dozens of artist societies including the International Society of Marine Painters and International Plein Air Painters and she’s an Official Authorized Artist for the USCG. She serves on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations and she’s chaired a countless number of juried shows plein air events workshops programs and fundraising. She’s an expert in the uses and properties of artist materials and works with manufacturers to test and review new products and she demonstrates at artist organizations and art supply stores. Her art is in over 1 000 public and private collections worldwide including: USCG Navy Senate Pentagon VA and many more. She travels around the world to teach workshops and curate exhibits and recently juried the Dinard International Plein Air festival in Brittany France.