J. Anna Roberts started out as a potter, then as an oil painter and finally found her home with watercolor. Anna has won numerous awards as a Watercolorist, and she is well on her way to becoming a master painter as she only needs a few more requirements to be awarded this honor from the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.
Anna is a Cardinal Fellow of the American Watercolor Society and joins only a select few in the state of Indiana who hold this title.
Anna is also a signature member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.
Anna's painting “Fire Extinguisher” is published in Splash Retrospective: 20 Years of Contemporary Watercolor Excellence(2013). This same painting was accepted into the National Watercolor Society Membership Show and was on display in California. Her work is also featured inSplash 13: The Best of Watercolor: Alternative Approaches . These books feature the best of watercolor paintings from around the world.
Anna was accepted to the National Watercolor Society’s International Show in 2017 and got to go to the opening in California. She has also been accepted again in 2019 and hopes to attend the opening.
Anna has won Best of Show in the Indiana Artists held at the Minnetrista Art Venue and first place in the Indiana Artist’s Club show that hangs at the IMA. She won a Best of Show in Illinois and Outstanding Watercolor at the Hoosier Salon this year (2019) for the second time in a row.
Anna says, "I love to paint in watercolor!"