Ann McMillan is an oil painter and art instructor and in Northern California. Ann McMillan began oil painting in 1997 after studying drawing, science illustration and watercolor painting since childhood. Ann always looks for strong and unusual compositions and color combinations. She tries to create art that reflects the vibrancy of nature and her love of close observation of the subject.
Ann's still-life paintings are grounded in the colorist and impressionist tradition. Her work spans a range of styles and methods, where sometimes she uses brushwork, and other times palette knife to paint. Stone-fruit season is her favorite painting time of the year.
University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts, 1996