Anne Remmer Thompson CSPWC
Watercolour and Acrylic
ANNE REMMER THOMPSON , born and brought up in the Glebe, is a watercolour and acrylic painter and teacher. Her simple, peaceful style reflects tranquil beauty.
In 1999, she was elected as a member of the prestigious Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour (CSPWC) and is a Past Regional Director for Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.
As a child she was chosen to study at the National Gallery. Later she studied Art History extensively at Carleton University, oil painting at the Ottawa School of Art, and watercolours with Morton Baslaw, Jack Reid and John Bennett. Her local mentor was Brodie Shearer.
She is a Past President of the Ottawa Watercolour Society, of which she is a Fellow, and currently an Executive Advisor; Past President of Art Lending of Ottawa; and a Past President of the Nepean Fine Arts League.
Anne is called upon annually to critique paintings for the art associations of Ottawa, Nepean, Kanata, and others of Eastern Ontario.
Having received wide recognition in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario, Anne has won numerous awards and prizes. Her several solo shows in local galleries have been most successful. She has participated in many 2 and 3 person shows in Ottawa and Toronto. Gallery Group Shows have been continuous.
Being a teacher by trade, Anne has taught art-related subject matter for the Ottawa Board of Education, has given adult painting classes for many of the local art associations, and has conducted private watercolour instruction.
Anne exhibits annually at OTTAWA ART EXPO, THE NEW ART FESTIVAL, the Glebe Fine Arts Show, and the KANATA CIVIC GALLERY amongst others. She took part in the Rideau Valley Art Festival for its entire existence, as well as Art Lending of Ottawa.
Her paintings are in the permanent collection of the Corporation of the City of Ottawa; the City of Gatineau; the Family Care Workers of Ontario; and in hundreds of public and private collections throughout Canada, the USA, and Europe.