Lavender Field, watercolor, 10" x 14", 2014

Winter Reflections, oil, 18" x 24", 2014

Partners on Many Levels, monotype 1/3, 5 7/8" x 7 7/8", 2018

Annie Shaver-Crandell portrait

“Like many other people, I worry about what humans are doing to one another all over the globe. Painting and drawing can be a form of meditation. I like to think my images can make a difference by reminding us of the spaces in our hearts reserved for peace and quiet.”

— Annie Shaver-Crandell says of her work

Current and Upcoming Shows

Colors of Spring, Paintings and Drawings

New York Public Library, Mulberry Street Branch

10 Jersey Street,

New York, NY 10012

3 March 2020 - 31 August 2021

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Artwork for the show

The Healing Power of ART In Honor of Nature Exhibition

The Healing Power of Art - Online

20 May - 20 July, 2021

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2021 SCNY Open Cityscapes Exhibition

Salmagundi Club of New York

47 Fifth Avenue @ 12 St

New York, NY 10003

06 June - 24 June, 2021

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Forever Young

Islip Art Museum - Online

01 July - 15 August, 2021

Artwork for the show

“I aim to make my work a counterweight to
destructive forces operating in the world.”

— Annie Shaver-Crandell

About Annie

Annie Shaver-Crandell artist at work

Before the recent disruption of most travel because of the COVID 19 pandemic, the artist traveled extensively, working en plein air in the American Rockies, the Provence region of France, Italy, along the Delaware River in New Jersey and on the north shore of Long Island. In her local environment, she paints and draws extensively in the community gardens of Manhattan's Lower East Side. Annie is attracted to boundaries -- the garden wall, the water's edge, the place where the cultivated field, pasture, vineyard or orchard gives way to the woods or hills.

In her studio, where light and climate can be better controlled, Shaver-Crandell often turns to floral still-lifes. These indoor pieces are frequently studies in color, offering possibilities for exploration of more of the full spectrum than the typical landscape.

Her figurative work includes studies of animals, either singly or in groups. As an avid dancer of Argentine tango, she is fascinated by the play of energies among beings -- whether tango partners, or the ways that herds will dispose themselves in a pasture.


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Custom ready-to-wear and home goods available at Annie’s VIDA shop.

Hydrangeas and Adirondack Chair, watercolor, plein air version, 5 1/8 x 17 1/8", 2013

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