Kim Anno is active/lives in California. Kim Anno is known for abstraction-cultural identity.
Biography Kim Anno
Kim Anno was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in the 1970's. The struggle her family experienced to be homogeneous Americans was likely challenging, but later became fertile ground for making art. Her father is half-Japanese, half-Polish; her mother is half Native American, half Irish.
Anno earned her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1985.
Her oil paintings on wood blur the boundary between fine art and cultural artifacts, and reflect her ideas about ritual and cultural identity. In many of these works she uses hollow wood shapes that she paints with oil glaze.
She has worked with unusual materials, such as aluminum and wood. Part of a new generation of painters committed to illuminating personal
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