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About Annemie

About Annemie

Annemie CurlinI experience the physical world as heartbreakingly beautiful and feel compelled to celebrate it through the creation of art. This joy and reverence are laced through with sadness, personal sadness about mutability and death and larger sadness about the state of Earth.

My subjects are for the most part nature, women, and the opposing poles of celebration and catastrophes. I paint in an intimate, detailed, somewhat fantastic style, inspired by the early Renaissance.

I am always drawing and painting and in my travels, I record the various landscapes in small watercolors or oils.


  • Rhode Island School of Design, MA, 1981
  • Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont
  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, France
  • University of Vienna, Austria.

Art Faculty

  • Vermont College of the Union Institute, Montpelier, Vermont
  • Trinity College, Burlington, Vermont 
  • Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center, Essex Junction, Vermont


  • Art of Action, Lyman Orton & the Vermont Arts Council, 2009
  • Public Art Award, Vermont Arts Council, 2005
  • Northern Arts Council Award, 2002
  • Best of Show, Addison County Art Exhibit, 1996
  • Arts Alive Prize 1995

Selected Solo Exhibits

  • Charlotte: A Heavenly View, Charlotte Library, Charlotte, Vermont, 2012
  • Burlington City Arts, Vermont "Art in Business" Multiple Exhibits, 1993-2012
  • Traveling Exhibition of Selected Works, Charlotte, Shelburne, Hinesburg, Vergennes, 2008
  • Aerial Paintings of the Champlain Valley, Vermont Life Insurance Gallery, 2007
  • Aerial Paintings, Rutland County District Courthouse, Vermont, Permanent Exhibtion, 2006
  • Selected Works, Vermont State House, Montpelier, Vermont 2005
  • Bread and Puppet Theater, Vermont State House, Montpelier, Vermont 2003-2004
  • McAuley Art Center, Trinity College, Vermont, 1991

Selected Group Shows

  • Art of Vermont, The State Collection Traveling Show
  • Art of Action, 27 Vermont Locations
  • Basin Harbor Reflections, Basin Harbor, Vermont
  • Bennington Center of the Arts, Bennington, Vermont
  • Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Blue Mountain Gallery, New York City
  • Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, Vermont
  • Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, Vermont
  • Creative Space, Vergennes, Vermont
  • Eidetikon Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, Vermont
  • Furchgott and Sourdiff Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont
  • Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont
  • Northern Arts Council, Nicolet College, Rhinelander,Wisconsin
  • Poet-Artist Collaboration, Fleming Museum, Burlington Vermont
  • Shelburne Farms: In A Pastoral Setting, Shelburne, Vermont
  • Sterling College, Craftsbury Common, Vermont
  • Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • U.S. Senate, Washington, DC
  • Wood Art Gallery, Montpelier, Vermont