CV

Education
2014 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2014 M.F.A. Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
2005 B.A. Liberal Arts, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Solo / Two-Person Exhibitions
2019 Two Views and One Fall, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Mishandle Mishap, Phoenix Center for the Arts Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2013 Encroaching Space, two-person exhibition with Anh-Thuy Nguyen, Studio One, Tucson, AZ

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 h Club Presentation, curated by Shirley Morales, ltd los angeles at h club, Los Angeles, CA
2019 The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
2019 Ecydsis II, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2019 Ecdysis, CASSTL / Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerp, Belgium
2019 Act I – Play as Production, ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL
2018 Studio Systems II, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (upcoming)
2016 Contemporary Forum Grant Recipients, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2015 Looking Glass: Exploring Self-Portraiture, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN
2015 Therapeutic Drawing, Haunt Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
2015 Cringe, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA
2015 Frontier Delay, Harry Wood Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2014 Arizona Works, Florence Quarter Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition, The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2013 Confluence, Night Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2013 Heat Wave: Desert Photography, (traveling exhibit) John Sommers Gallery, Alburquerque, NM, Northlight Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Selected Video Screenings
2019 Forms and Figures, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA
2019 Seed, xix studios, organized by Femmebit, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Fair.Play, Fair., Brickell City Center, Miami, FL
2017 Femmes Video Art Festival, The Situation Room, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Beacon Sacramento, Beacon Building, Sacramento, CA
2016 Traces of Transformation, NOVO Artspace, Cologne, Germany
2015 Deep Breaths, Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014 Filmideo, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
2014 Screen Shots: Experimental Performance, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA
2013 Fabricated Traces, Loft Cinemas, Tucson, AZ

Selected Awards and Residencies
2019 Art OMI, Artist Residency, Ghent, NY
2019 McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Artist Residency, Charlotte, NC
2018 ACRE, Artist Residency, Steuben, WI
2016 Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Artist Residency, Omaha, NE
2015 Contemporary Forum Artist Grant, Phoenix Art Museum
2014 Anderson Ranch Artist Residency, Snowmass Village, CO

Bibliography
2019 Jenkins, Mark, “Portraits that bend the rules of portraiture, in ‘The Outwin 2019’”, The Washington Post, December 12
2019 Kennicott, Phillip, “A new generation of portraits asks: Can you see these people?”, The Washington Post, November 19
2019 Billing, Karen, “Crashing through: Artist and RSF native puts vulnerability on display at National Portrait Gallery”, Rancho Santa Fe Review, December 12
2018 Gipe, Larr, “Final Round Up: Studio Systems 2 at TAM”, Art and Cake, published August 8
2016 Yumang, Jade, “Slapstick Minimalism: Anna Garner in conversation with ArtFile Magazine’s Jade Yumang, ArtFile, October
2016 Trimble, Lynn, “Arizona Artists Tackle Consumerism and Terrorism at Phoenix Art Museum”, Phoenix New Times, May 16

Lectures
2019 McColl Artist-in-Residence Panel, panel discussion, UNC Charlotte School of Art and Architecture, Charlotte, NC
2019 Stimulus: Space, Place, and Body, panel discussion, McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC
2019 Exhibition panel discussion, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Art Now Lecture, Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ
2015 Exhibition Panel for Therapeutic Drawing, Haunt Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014 Graduate Student Lecture, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Baltimore, MD
2014 Anderson Ranch Artist in Residence Lecture, Basalt Wyly Art Center, Basalt, CO