Anne Buckwalter is an artist currently based in Philadelphia, PA and Galveston, Texas. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Hewnoaks Artist Colony, and the Vermont Studio Center, and she received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant in 2016. Her work has been exhibited in Boston, Montréal, Toronto, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, New York, and Rome, and has been featured in Create Magazine, The Jealous Curator, and New American Paintings. She is currently an artist-in-residence at the Galveston Artist Residency in Galveston, TX.
She explores female identity and the coexistence of contradictory elements. Inspired by the historic tradition of allegorical painting, her work arranges disparate objects in ambiguous rooms and uncanny spaces. By imagining obscure narratives that embrace paradoxes, her paintings delve into questions about the female body, intimacy, and gender roles.