Monthly Archives: June 2021


6–8 PM

Please join us Thursday, June 24th, 6–8 pm for the opening reception of WAVELENGTH, featuring new work from Stuart Coleman Budd, Bethanne Kinsella Cople, Jeff Erickson, Thomas Hager, Allison Luce, and Dean West. The works are inspired by the connective properties of water—our intrinsic draw to the sea, the surf, and the great oceanic expanse.

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Jun 1, 21

With Father’s day approaching the search for the perfect gift begins.

This year, give him a piece of artwork that will be remembered and enjoyed for many years to come. When you purchase from Anne Neilson Fine Art, not only are you giving the gift of original art but also giving back to the community.

We’ve gathered a variety of artists, ranging in style and medium, who have the perfect Father’s Day gift under $1,000:

  1. Case Baumgarten graduated with a BFA from the lauded Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C. in 2018. Demonstrating talent from a young age, Case is the son of the late artist/ sculptor/ teacher/ genius Lee Baumgarten, mentor to thousands of burgeoning minds over the decades before his unexpected passing in 2019. Case is currently a professional, emerging artist working in Charlotte, NC. 
Amethyst Agate, Acrylic, stain, and resin on paper, 8.50 x 10.50 in
Moss Agate, Acrylic, stain, and resin on paper, 8.50 x 10.50 in

2. Alex Beard is an American painter and author best known for his elaborate wildlife compositions created in his signature style of gestural painting, which he has coined “Abstract Naturalism.” Alex has traveled extensively around the world and diverse cultures, colors, and climates of Africa, India, China, the Americas, and Australia influences can be seen within his work.

The Emeril Fish (10/50), Giclee on Paper 18 x 27 in
The Wave, Giclee on Paper, 19 x 24 in

3. Heather Blanton is an American painter and photographer living and working in St. Augustine, Florida. She known for her graphite and acrylic works depicting the art of motion while celebrating competition and the human spirit. Her small sports paintings influenced by Abstract Expressionism and conflicted by a blend of animation and whims

Spring Training, Acrylic on canvas, 10″ x 10″
Fore Study, Mixed Media on Canvas, 8″ x 8″

4. Michael Haun is an artist and writer living in Charlotte, Nc. Humor, hospitality, and storytelling have always been a part of his past and inspire his work, along with family values, eccentric personality, and fishing.

Fly Fishing II, Watercolor, Ink on Paper, 4.50″ x 6″
No Fish Out Here… I’m Calling It a Day, Watercolor, Ink on Paper, 8″ x 6″

5. Dawne Raulet is a stockbroker turned artist, when she accidentally discovered her love for art on a weekend retreat. The Atlanta native, animal lover and avid traveller reflects her travel experiences through her work, which most recently includes a body of work focused on the wild animals of East Africa.

Sunrise, Watercolor and resin on board, 8″x 8″
Billy Goat, Acrylic, wax and photography on panel, 12″ x 12″

6. Stephanie Strange was born in Dallas, Texas, and lived her early years throughout the Metroplex. She has a BFA in Graphic Art from Sam Houston State University and professional experience in marketing, publishing, and advertising. Collected internationally, artist Stephanie Strange has work in private and public collections. She lives and works in Bastrop, Texas where she continues to develop her art language.

Rosette, Typewriter on paper, 6″ x 6″
The Hull, Typewriter on Paper, 6″ x 6″

7. Adam Vettriano pursued a BFA in drawing and painting from Kennesaw State University. Following graduation, he traveled the world as both a domestic and international flight attendant. While abroad, Adam continued to translate his world into his work. Upon his return in 2014, Adam began painting full-time and has showcased pieces in both the Cashiers Designer Showhouse and the Atlanta Homes & Lifestyle Magazine. Focused on preserving a sense of timelessness, his subject matter ranges from still-lives to nature.

Rope Mill North, Watercolor on paper, 7″ x 10″
Rose Creek, Watercolor on paper, 7″ x10″

— Landon Sule, intern