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About my work


The works on this website represent my studio practice of the past 30 years.

The still-life works were created while I was a graduate student at the University of Iowa in the 1980’s and while a fellow with the Glassell School of Art ‘s Museum of Fine Arts in Houston Texas. 

The monotype prints and paintings on panel address primarily two themes. When I was first teaching, I worked on imagery about beauty and the feminine. These included hairstyles, diets, weight, body image, and observations  on physical attractiveness. Later, when I became a mother, my worked shifted to issues of parenthood, domestic life, and the changing  view of childhood. 

My most recent pieces are the multi-frame paintings on canvas. These works continue to consider parenting issues both large and small. 

I have been an art professor for the past 20  years. First at Earlham College, and now at Elon University. I have taught courses in drawing, painting, book arts, design, paper making, printmaking  and  Italian art and architecture in a variety of venues .

Some of my work is available for exhibition, presentation, or purchase.

Please contact me for further information.

Anne Simpkins


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