Audrey Frank Anastasi is a prolific artist, curator, gallerist, educator and arts advocate, working in painting, drawing, collage, mixed media, & printmaking. Most of Ms. Anastasi's figurative works are painted with her non-dominant left hand. She has created large bodies of works of birds, animals and birch trees.
She has had 20 solo & 200 group shows. Her "ref-u-gee" series is slated for exhibition in 2019 at Valentine Museum of Art, Brooklyn with an accompanying monograph with over 180 images. Her collage series was exhibited at Welancora Gallery, Brooklyn, in May, June 2019. In 2018, ten paintings were in "Painting to Survive," curated by Yale critic Jonathan Weinberg.
Public art includes a portrait of Jo Davidson at the Trailside Museum & Zoo, Bear Mountain State Park, NY, and the Stations of the Cross in the auditorium of Our Lady of Angels RC Church, Brooklyn.
Her work is in Valentine Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica, NY, Museum Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Pfizer Corporation, NY, Avon Corporation, St. Vincent's Hospital Collection, NYC & MoMA Photography Archives..
Publications include "Stations of the Cross", SPQR press, “COLLAGE,” catalog introduction by Giancarlo T. Roma, BREUCKELEN magazine, “Audrey Frank Anastasi, catalog essay by Cindy Nemser.
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J Anastasi - Persistence of Vision
J Anastasi - Sculptures
Crowded Raft, oil on Sintra, 96” x 48”- from the Forced Migration Series
exhibition “ref-u-gee” March 1, 2018
Valentine Museum of Art and Medger Evers College
Audrey Frank Anastasi