About Ann Hanson
grew up in rural Wyoming and still enjoys the country lifestyle.
She and her husband Steve built a new home with a panoramic view
of the BigHorn Mountains outside of Shell, Wyoming. The best
part of the move is the large new studio.
Hanson paints with oils and pastels and is noted for her very
realistic and highly detailed paintings. She paints her friends
and neighbors doing what they do every day.
Ann has been in several national western art shows, including
Cowgirl Up! at the Desert Caballeros Museum in Wickenburg, AZ;
the 2003 Prix de West at the National Cowboy and Western
Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, OK; the Buffalo Bill Art Show
in Cody, WY since 1990, when she won the William E. Weiss
Purchase award; the featured artist at the Cattleman's Show in
Paso Robles, CA in 2003; the Settlers West Miniature Show in
Tucson, AZ since 2004; Cheyenne Frontier Days Art Show; Heart of
the West at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort
Worth, TX and the Mountain Oyster Club Art Show in Tucson, AZ..
Ann has been featured in Art of the West, Western Horseman, U.S.
Art, American Artist, and InformArt Magazines. Ann's painting
titled "Sharpshooter" was on the cover of Southwest Art Magazine
in March, 2006 and her work was featured in Southwest Art in
March, 2007. Her work was also featured in the summer 2008
edition of Horses In Art Magazine. Hanson's painting "Cayde and
Company" was featured on the February cover of Western Horseman
In 2009, Ann, along with over 100 artists worldwide of different
genres, was invited by George Lucas to create new work inspired
by the StarWars saga. Her work entitled "On The Hunt" is
included in the newly released book (Oct. 2010) STARWARS Art:
"I'm having a great time doing what I love. I feel truly
Anne Hanson Fine Art
About Ann Hanson