Art Adventure Gallery


Shirley Ann Anderson and Susan Marmolejo Kipp

Opening Reception Thursday May 5th, 5:30-7pm

Reception 5/5/2016

Shirley Ann Anderson

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Aqueous Media Artist

A degree in Art Education from the University of Minnesota led me to begin a career of teaching for 30 years in Vancouver Washington. With a master's degree from Lewis and Clark College in Portland Oregon I was able to share my skills and my love for unique creations with students in kindergarden through Grade 12, as well as with teachers earning college credits at Portland State University.

Upon retiring from teaching, my desire to broaden my skills while traveling has led me to painting workshops in China, Italy, France, Croatia, Mexico and the Greek Isles, as well as Canada, Hawaii, and many vibrant locations in the U.S.

Sharing my love of nature, and interpreting feelings through the use of colors, values, textures, shapes and patterns has been a major focus, whether working in watercolors, acrylics, or inks, on a variety of materials. I am not defined by any one "style" as I thrive on the opportunity to intensely express the world around us with variety.

S. Ann Anderson

Susan Marmolejo Kipp

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Susan Marmolejo Kipp is a retired art teacher. While the visual arts teacher at Beach School in Portland, she was presented a national award in Washington D.C. by the Rauschenberg Foundation for her work with high risk children.

Ms. Kipp does work in watermedia, calligraphy, book arts and collage. She has exhibited and sold her work in the Portland/Vancouver and Puget Sound areas.

Ms. Kipp holds a B.S. from Cal State University at Los Angeles and a B.A. from Portland State University.

Susan Marmolejo Kip