Anna Rose Bain (b. 1985) Accomplished fine art painter and commissioned portrait artist Anna Rose Bain is especially known for her award winning paintings of women and children. She is a Signature member of the Oil Painters of America, Out of State Artist member of the California Art Club, and a Signature faculty member of the Portrait Society of America. Her award-winning work can be found in numerous private and public collections around the world. Anna studied fine art at Hillsdale College from 2003-2007, and in 2006 she took a figure painting course at the Florence Academy of Art. After graduating from Hillsdale with honors and distinguishing herself as the first student in the school's history to have a solo senior show, she continued her education by studying with several renowned artists including Judith Carducci, Clayton J. Beck, III, Nancy Guzik, and more. Anna now resides in Arvada, CO with her husband Steve and their two children. She works full time as a fine art oil painter and commissioned portrait artist. She also teaches workshops, and is actively involved in local arts communities. Having had such inspiring teachers and role models in her own life, she firmly believes in sharing her passion and knowledge of classical art with other aspiring artists, as well as showing practical ways to stay up to date in today's changing art market. Anna's style employs a direct painting method (alla prima) while drawing from classical roots. She gains inspiration from the joys and struggles of life, seeking to make the world a better place through her art.