Biography
 

Anne Mavor is an artist and writer based in Portland, Oregon. Her work combines storytelling, research, performance, visual imagery, and collaboration to illuminate social issues. Originally from Massachusetts, in 1976 she moved to Los Angeles to join the Feminist Studio Workshop at The Woman’s Building. Anne received a grant from the John Anson Kittredge Fund for her book Strong Hearts, Inspired Minds: 21 Artists who are Mothers tell their Stories, published in 1996 and a writing residency from The Mesa Refuge. Since 2010 paintings from her Mounds and Stones series have been exhibited in Oregon, Washington, and Massachusetts. The touring installation I Am My White Ancestors: Claiming the Legacy of Oppression premiered in 2016 and has been supported by The Puffin Foundation, the Regional Arts and Culture Commission, and the MRG Foundation. Anne has a BA in art from Kirkland College and an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University, LA.

 

 Anne with her mother, Mary Mavor, painting together in Maine.

Anne with her mother, Mary Mavor, painting together in Maine.