MEET THE ARTIST
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Annie Strack earned Signature Membership in 15 artist societies including the International Society of Marine Painters and International Plein Air Painters, and she is an Official Authorized Artist for the U.S. Coast Guard. As a commercial artist, her designs have been used by hotels, restaurants, retailers, and other businesses for decades. An experienced drafter, she has created architectural renderings for dozens of architects and contractors and her renderings have been published in numerous publications. Her paintings are exhibited throughout the world, and have been featured in 22 solo shows. She’s the author of The Artists Guide to Business & Marketing, and since 2005 she’s been a contributing editor for Professional Artist Magazine. She is the producer and host of the incredibly popular Painting Seascapes in Watercolor, which is broadcast on television stations worldwide and also available on DVD. She teaches painting at Artists Network University, and she travels around the world to teach workshops, jury art exhibits, & paint en plein air. She is an expert in the uses and properties of artist materials and she is in highly in demand to present programs and demonstrations. Her artwork has received hundreds of awards and hangs in over 1,000 collections worldwide including USCG, U.S. Navy, U.S. Pentagon, U.S. Senate, Veterans Administration, and many more. She volunteers on the Boards of various national artist societies and organizes juried shows, plein air events, workshops, programs, & fundraising.