California artist Anne Ward is dedicated to creating paintings that inspire rooms. She loves to make paintings that create calm, provide hope and resonate with enthusiasm. Anne always dreamed of becoming a painter and decided to pursue painting after working for a Hollywood writer/director on several films. It was while living in France that Anne discovered the thrill of painting outdoors with an easel and returned home fully devoted to the pursuit of painting. Anne is primarily self taught and has been painting and showing her work for the past 20 years. Anne is an Artist Member of the California Art Club and the Oil Painters of America. Her paintings reside in many private collections. Plein Air magazine and the periodical 101 Contemporary Painters have profiled Anne’s work. She lives and paints in Los Angeles with her husband, writer/painter Ian Roberts.