Anna Ludwig is a young Bay Area artist whose subject matter ranges from the socio-political to the supernatural. In May 2010, she received her M.F.A. from California College of Arts in San Francisco, where she has also worked as a teaching assistant for undergraduate art classes.
In the VES department at Harvard, where Anna received an A.B. in studio art while studying with Nancy Mitchnick and Annette Lemieux, Anna's subject matter responded to global concerns. Her 2004 senior thesis exhibition, Channeling, which examined the phenomenon of and belief in hauntings and spirits, was featured in Uneasy, a group thesis show, at the Carpenter Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Anna is a regular contributor to the annual group show at Lee Hansley Gallery, in her hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina. She received national recognition in 1999 and 2000 from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and her paintings were exhibited in the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. and in galleries in New York. Eleven of her paintings and drawings were exhibited at a group show at the North Carolina Museum of Art in 2000.
Anna studies the Brazilian martial art of capoeira at the Capoeira Mandinga Academy with Mestre Marcelo. She loves working with kids, teaching drawing, painting, mixed media, and sculpture.