Madison Art Society and Clinton Art Society Demonstration by Anne Heywood

Beverly Schirmeier

The Madison Art Society and the Clinton Art Society are co-sponsoring a pastel demonstration by Anne Heywood on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at the Scranton Memorial Library inthe Community Room, Madison Ct at 2:00 pm. It is located at 801 Boston Post Road, Route One, Madison, Ct and the public is invited. Nominal donations are appreciated. Anne Heywood is a signature and founding member of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, signature member of the Pastel Society of America and the Connecticut Pastel Society, and artist member of the Copley Society, the Salmagundi Club, and the National Association of Women Artists. Her educational background includes a B.A. summa cum laude in art. She is listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Women.

Heywood works in her studios in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and Waldoboro, Maine. She accepts commissions for custom paintings and pet portraits and offers workshops, lectures, and demonstrations. Her works can be found in both national and international corporate and private collections; she is represented by the Wilson & Heywood Gallery in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Anne paints both modern and traditional subjects in realistic yet simple terms, thereby provoking thought while creating a sense of mood and character. Her paintings and drawings are noted for their strong compositions and natural color palettes, as well as their beauty—a reflection of her life spent in New England and Italy.

Heywood is author and illustrator of the book Pastels Made Easy (Watson-Guptill, 2003). She has over 25 years’ experience painting, offering workshops, lectures, and demonstrations. Her paintings and drawings are in private, corporate, and public national and international collections. Heywood is a recipient of the International Association of Pastel Societies’ prestigious Masters Circle Award, along with the Pastel Society of America'sHolbein Award, and the Salmagundi Club's George Inness, Jr., Memorial Award. Her paintings, drawings, and writings