Anne Faith Nicholls is an American contemporary artist recognized for her Neosurrealistic paintings. In her works, she explores the subconscious with works that are layered and mysterious, creating symbolic narratives on the human condition.
Basically, Anne is a passionate painter who’s kind of a big deal and she has a lot to say about the state of contemporary art and what it takes to make it in the brutal, brutal art world. She’s absolutely married her passion to her career, and it hasn’t always been easy.
In this great conversation, we explore:
Anne’s new work
The Palm Springs art scene
Advice to new artists
The state of the lowbrow/pop surrealism movement
The power of the pacific northwest
A life-changing “Take On Me” moment
Frisco or San Francisco? Which is it and why?
The power of travel to rejuvenate
A neat idea for old art books
And, of course, human hair bookmarks
So listen in and listen up!