Market Street Art Spot’s newest resident artist is Anne Richeson Scanlon, a third generation artist who grew up under the wings of two professional artists – her mother, a potter and art teacher; and her grandmother, a printmaker.
Photography was her first medium beginning in middle school, and followed later by jewelry, glass and pastel. Being able to flow between the different mediums is natural for Scanlon.
“The principles of black and white photography are the foundation of any of my projects and color is the emotion,” noted Scanlon. “The layering of sheer over opaque glass for a jewelry pendant can impact the colors I use to blend in a pastel painting. Then, a pastel painting may influence the colors and textures I use in a necklace. I’ll begin a piece with one idea and then my subconscious