Anderson, a nationally recognized artist, is an accomplished pastelist and
oil painter. Born and raised in the Chicago area, Anderson attended
school at Illinois State University. She joined the Vista program
(Volunteers in Service to America) in the early 70's and was assigned to
work on an Indian reservation in Montana, She eventually returned to
Montana and now lives in Havre, a small community in north central Montana
near the Canadian border.
is a Master Artist with the American Impressionist Society and a member of the Northwest Rendezvous (NWR), participates in many of the
nation's largest shows, and has had her work featured in numerous
publications, including Southwest Art, Art of the West, and
American Artist. The Big Sky Journal, Awards include the C.M.
Russell Artists' Choice. several NWR Award of Excellence, two CM Russell
Best of Show Awards and most recently the 2010 Master Award of
Excellence for AIS.
teaches numerous painting workshops across the country. She has
taught for the Frye Museum in Seattle, Walt Disney Imagineering, The
Scottsdale Artists School, and the Fechin Artists School. Her work
is in the collection of many well-known artists, and also in the
collection of the Montana Historical Society.