Anne Petty



b. 1982 St. Louis, MO; Lives and works in Seattle, WA

Anne Petty was born in St. Louis, MO. She currently lives and works in Seattle, WA.


2009 MFA, magna cum laude, Painting and Drawing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2005 BFA, summa cum laude, Painting and Drawing, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO



Prographica, Basic Needs, Seattle, WA


Prographica, Things that Kill, Seattle, WA

North Seattle College Art Gallery, Portrayal: Contemporary Portraiture, Seattle, WA


Prographica, White Cup, Seattle, WA


Koplin Del Rio, LA/Seattle: I-5 Connects II, Los Angeles, CA

Prographica, Laura Hamje & Anne Petty, Seattle, WA

South Seattle College Art Gallery, Being Human, Seattle, WA

Blindfold Gallery, Painters & Poets, Seattle, WA, Anne Petty/Laura Hamje, Seattle, WA

Rainier Club, Gage Teaching Artists, Seattle, WA


Sand Point Gallery, Landscape After Nature, Seattle, WA

Linda Hodges Gallery, Peggy Washburn & Anne Petty, Seattle, WA

Blindfold Gallery, Inside & Out, Seattle, WA

Koplin Del Rio, I–5 Connects, Los Angeles, CA


Prographica, The Back View, Seattle, WA

Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Invitational, Tangible Competitive Intangibles, Seattle, WA


Prographica, The Human Figure or Parts Thereof, Seattle, WA

Prographica, Studies: Preparatory Work that Stands Alone, Seattle,WA

Gage Academy, Invitational, Portrait Exhibition, Seattle, WA

Sandpoint Gallery, Solo Show, New Works by Anne Petty, Seattle, WA


Componére Gallery, ViewPoints, St. Louis, MO

Wichita Center for the Arts, juried show, National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita, KS

Sand Point Gallery, Works by Anne Petty + Hugo Shi, Seattle, WA


Gallery Notebleu, solo show, Caught in the Moment, Seattle, WA

SAM Gallery, Works on Paper, Seattle, WA

Henry Art Gallery, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Seattle, WA

Sand Point Gallery, MFA Painting Exhibition, Seattle, WA


Sand Point Gallery, Open Studios, Seattle, WA

Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Works in Progress, MFA show, Seattle, WA


Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition, juried show, Mount Vernon, IL


Wichita Center for the Arts, juried show, National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita, KS

Missouri State University, Senior Exhibition, Springfield, MO

2004 Missouri State University, Painting & Drawing Exhibition, Springfield, MO


Thomas Walton, “PageBoy Interview”, Pageboy, 2015, p. 25-35. 2015

Jake Uitti, Monarch Review, 2014, p. 9, 28, 36. 2014

Jake Uitti, “An Interview with Anne Petty”, The Monarch Review, March 31, 2014. 4:44pm. http://

Nancy Worssam, “Oils that are different, yet complementary, at Prographica”, The Seattle Times, April 4, 2014. 8:16 am. complementary-at-prographica/

Jeffrey Carlson, “Buildings and Figures: Painting Humanity’s Presence in Nature”, Fine Art Connoisseur, March, 2014. Presence/18676057

T.S. Flock, “Ending Soon: Painters and Poets at Blindfold Gallery”, Vanguard Seattle, Feb 07, 2014.

2:57 pm. blindfold-gallery/

Jen Graves, “Currently Hanging: Anne Petty’s People in Awkwardly Elegant Poses”, The Stranger, June 23, 2012. 9:21 am. pettys-people-in-awkwardly-elegant-poses

Robert Ayers, “The human figure in all its beauty, at Prographica”, The Seattle Times, December 30, 2011. 7:31 am. prographica/

Joey Veltkamp, “ UW MFA 2009”, Best Of (blog), May 25, 2009. 5:30 pm.


2011  Artist Trust Grants for Artists Projects

2009  Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation International Grant

2009  University of Washington, de Cilia Teaching in Excellence Award

2009  Artist Residency: University of Washington, Sandpoint Studios

2007  Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation International Grant

2007-09  Scholarship Package for the University of Washington

2006  Honorable Mention, Wichita Center for the Arts, National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, juried show

2001–05  Awarded the SMSU Art & Design Scholarship


Prographica, Seattle, WA




Seattle Preparatory School, Seattle, WA; 2017- Present

Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA; 2010-2016

University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Summer 2009, Spring 2010, 2012, Fall 2008, 2009

Highline Community College, Des Moines, WA; Winter 2011

Curriculum Advisor:

Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA; 2011-2016

UI Design + Illustration Freelance

Amazon Alexa, Seattle, WA; 2017-present

Select Projects; 2016-present

Painting and Drawing Events Coordinator/Visiting Artist Facilitator:

Events Coordinator, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 2010-2015

Painting + Drawing Visiting Artist Facilitator, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 2008-2010


2016 Gage Academy of Art, Conversation with a Painter, Seattle, WA

2014 “Painting, Drawing, & the Figure: Five Day Painting Workshop,” Kathy Gore Fuss Studio, Olympia, WA, July 2014

2015 North Seattle Community College, Visiting Artist Lecture, Seattle, WA

2013 Institute of Art Seattle, Lecture and Panel Discussion, Discussion with Artists, Seattle, WA

2012 Jordan Wolfson Workshop, Conversations with Painters, Olympia,WA

Prographica, Panel discussion, Concept into Form; From the Idea to the Painting,

Seattle, WA

2011 Gage Academy of Art, Figure as Storyteller, Lecture Series, Seattle, WA