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Anna Youngers: Painting in the Classical Tradition | Guild Presentation

Anna Youngers, Kitchen Still Life painting
Anna Youngers, Kitchen Still Life, 2017
oil on stretched linen
On display Jan. 25-April 20, 2019 at South Dakota Art Museum

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Art Museum Guild Program: Talk by Sioux Falls artist Anna Youngers. Anna's work has been featured in South Dakota Art Museum exhibitions including, Women at Work: South Dakota, the South Dakota Governor's 7th Biennial Art Exhibition and the current South Dakota Governor's 8th Biennial Art Exhibition (on display through April 20, 2019).

Anna's talk begins at 10:00 a.m. with coffee served at 9:30. This is free and open to the public; Art Guild membership not required.

BATA Bus transportation is available. Call or email Pam Adler by noon on Monday, Feb. 25 to make a reservation (605-688-5423).


From the South Dakota Governor's 8th Biennial Art Exhibition catalog:

Driven by an innate curiosity and love of discovery, Anna Youngers (b.1985) uses her brushes and canvas to investigate a deeper understanding of the natural world. Her sensitive and timeless depictions reveal beauty in both the common and the extraordinary. Youngers began her professional training early in life when at the age of sixteen she undertook a four-year classical apprenticeship at Pantura Studios with painters Hans-Peter Szameit and Sanna Tomac. She credits her classical atelier training and apprenticeship with providing her a strong foundation in draftsmanship and the technical craft of oil painting. Her working methods today continue to evolve, but remain strongly rooted in the classical tradition. Upon completion of her training in 2006, Anna opened her studio in downtown Sioux Falls, SD, where she currently paints and teaches private classes.

Anna has received many honors for her work including acceptance to the prestigious Hudson River Fellowship 2010, ACOPAL 2011 Finalist, ARC International Salon 2006, tuition scholarships from the Scottsdale Artist School (2007-2010) and South Dakota Artist Fellowship Grant (2008, 2012, 2018). She has also been featured in “Southwest Art,”“Plein Air Magazine” and “American Art Collector.”

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 9:30 am – 11:15 am South Dakota Art Museum

Parking Information

Parking is available without a pass in the Museum's reserved parking just west of the Museum on Harvey Dunn Street (in front of Scobey Hall) and on the street on Harvey Dunn Street. Handicapped parking is available on the north side of Harvey Dunn St. just west of Medary Ave. and in the Art Museum parking lot.

BATA Bus transportation is available. Call or email Pam Adler by noon on Monday, Feb. 25 to make a reservation (605-688-5423). 

Anna Youngers' website

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