Local artist Ann Stockdale is a colorist, painting in oils since the 70’s. She considers the Creative Spirit, which is in each of us, to be the door to self-knowledge and happiness.
Her paintings have been seen at the Corcoran in D.C and her work has been the focus of a One Woman Show at the Frye Museum in Seattle. Her paintings can be seen in many hotels throughout Florida, California and Mexico.
Born in Miami, Florida, she lives with her husband Don in Gig Harbor. Ann has lived the major portions of her life in Miami, California, London, England, and the Pacific Northwest. She moved from her hometown of Miami when her father was appointed US Ambassador to Ireland under President Kennedy. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, where she emerged in such shows as the "Establishment Review", and on Broadway in "Hail Scawdyke", directed by Alan Arkin. She also worked with Jonathan Demme, Director of "Silence of the Lambs" in his first movie. Ann is also a singer /songwriter recording 3 CD's of original music.