Anne Brenner is a Paris-based artist.
Though educated in France, she was born in Canada, where she spent her early childhood. The experiences of the natural wide open spaces of Canada and the classical painting of European culture became profound influences in her art practice that reflects a realistic and poetic approach of ecological issues.
After graduating from the École des Beaux Arts in Paris and from Fine Arts University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, she was awarded the Villa Medicis Hors-les-Murs Grant. This grant has allowed her to work one year and a half in Africa where she undertook a project about animal tracks. This series eventually led to the work she is doing today.
I work in series where I deepen my interests: nature, the human being, the animal, the wild life. Through my paintings, I seek to interpret the timeless feeling of connection between human, animal and nature. I like to stand on the edge of realism and a form of poetry. For me, a painting is always the result of a reflection and a succession of hazards that I use.