|Blurbarian Since||January 2008|
|My Web Site||www.annporterstudio.com|
|Location||Sandpoint, Idaho & Spearfish, South Dakota|
|My Occupation||Artist, Associate Professor at Black Hills State University|
Ann Porter is Associate Professor in the Art Department at Black Hills State University. She began teaching at BHSU in the fall of 2003. She has taught a broad range of classes, from Art History to Sculpture to Art and Technology.
She earned her BA at Reed College in Portland Oregon in 1975, and her MFA in sculpture at Washington State University in 2002. Ann has taught at North Idaho College, Washington State University and was a commercial art director and illustrator. Ann was also a freelance designer in the areas of jewelry, printing, illustration, as well as screen-printing and embroidery. She has had commercial clients including the Central Park Zoo, Yellowstone National Park, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Grand Old Opry, and the Lawrence Welk Show.
Ann has had a number of solo exhibits and has also been involved in many juried and invitational shows. Recent shows include a solo exhibition, “Twins”, at the Kraisler Gallery in Sandpoint, Idaho, a three person show, “Strange B