Anne Blenker

Artist + Anne Blenker

Take a look at a tree with its full body and ascending branches. Feel the grooves in the bark and study the texture. Now fly above the land and look out to see a sprawling forest and the complexities of its surrounding terrain. You will start to see a communion between the Earth and all its formations. I am inspired by this relationship as well as the colors, textures and patterns of the natural world. Through abstraction (form, line, and color) I like to transform these elements into emotional landscapes. I am interested in the perception of space and the interchange between positive and negative. Through observation I like to understand a landscape and the complexity of its transformation through natural or man-made processes. Most recently I use aerial photography that I layer and manipulate in Photoshop to create designs that I then paint. My work utilizes technology, but is balanced with the handmade.

Blenker has been developing and evolving a personal aesthetic in her artistic endeavors since childhood. Growing up outdoors in Northern California, she began engaging in color and texture through pastels, drawings, and paintings. She later honed her skills under Kathy Reed at the Lafayette Parish High School Arts Academy in Louisiana, where she learned a solid foundation in design principles and techniques. This heavily influenced her decision to attend Pratt Institute in New York City. After leaving the Institute, she moved back to Louisiana to begin her artistic pursuits. She now lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans. She spends most of her time painting at her studio and moving through the city, embracing the culture.

Instagram: @bl_nkr



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Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Really Bad Night Out
Leroy Miranda Jr. Painting
Leroy Miranda Jr.
Notable Increase Reception
Patty West Elstrott Painting
Patty West Elstrott
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Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Star Struck
Mike Williamson Painting
Mike  Williamson
Infinite Sadness
Jeremy Paten Mixed Media / Painting
Jeremy Paten
Naturia Piper
Leeaux 3 Illustration / Painting
Leeaux 3
Pioneer Portrait of Alvin (Barna Black series)
D. Lammie-Hanson Painting
D. Lammie-Hanson
Pineapple 49
Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
Flying Fish I
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
Landscape Layers
Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
Seekers of Light
Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
Flag Boy
Jamar Pierre Art by J. Pierre
Jamar Pierre
Blow Pop
Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Jessica Strahan
Pidgeontown Steppers
Stephanie Reed Painting
Stephanie Reed
Tropical Oasis
Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
Jolene (perfume ad)
Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
The Kiss
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly Gator Girl Art
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly
Print - "Butts"
Kersey Barrett-Tormey Painting / Drawing
Kersey Barrett-Tormey
Orange Shotgun
Lyla Clayre Illustration / Painting
Lyla Clayre
New Dress
Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
Mississippi River Run
Ellen Macomber Ellen Macomber Studio
Ellen Macomber
Cypress Bayou
Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
The Water Garden
Tim Rowland Painting
Tim Rowland
Daya Naef Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Daya Naef
Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
Shotgun in Treme
Queen Hope Parker Queen Hope Poetic Art
Queen Hope  Parker
Early Sainthood (Limited Edition Print)
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
Rock the Boat II
Kris Muntan Painting
Kris Muntan
Devin De Wulf Folk / Outsider Art / Painting / Photography
Devin De Wulf
Jean Lafitte's Land
Meghan Methe Painting
Meghan Methe
Louisiana Swamp
Therese Baldo Painting
Therese Baldo
Let Go
Bryan Brown Art by Bryan Brown
Bryan Brown
Darlene Langendonk Art Impressions
Darlene Langendonk
Fern Geomety: Primaries
Emma Fick Painting
Emma Fick
Habana Chevy
Gabriel Flores New Orleans Paint and Design
Painting / Street Art
Gabriel Flores
Muddy Waters
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
Mixed Vision
Brett Henderson Painting
Brett Henderson
Faubourg Marigny
Nurhan Gokturk Illustration / Painting
Nurhan Gokturk
Band Storm
Tony Hollums Painting
Tony Hollums
Lori Sperier Mixed Media / Painting
Lori Sperier
Untitled #1
Ceaux . Ceaux Artwork
Ceaux .
Continuing to Unfold
Rebecca Birtel Madura Painting
Rebecca Birtel Madura
Metropolitan Glide
Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
Lee "Scratch" Perry - autographed by LSP
Jeff Morgan Painting
Jeff Morgan
Naomi - Holocaust Memorial, Berlin
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
The Only Hill on Chartres
Sarah Nelson Sarah Nelson Fine Art
Sarah Nelson
"Bright Mississippi" homage to Allen Toussaint
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Lionel Milton Elleone
Painting / Street Art
Lionel Milton
Tattoo Lady
Keith Eccles Keith Eccles Illustration & Design Studio, LLC
Keith Eccles

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