Anne Peretz

Artist Biography

Anne Peretz studied painting at the Académie de la Grande Chaumiére in Paris, when she was 13. At Smith College she worked with Mervin Jules and Leonard Baskin. Later she did printmaking with Seong Moy at Pratt Institute and painting with Anthony Toney at the New School.

Peretz’s subject is landscape. She has painted mostly on Cape Cod when the images are sometimes tough and sometimes calm, seductively calm. She goes back from time to time to the same spots, to the same subtle crevice in the sand, to the same windswept tree on the dune, to the same pond either rippled or