Chris Ann Ambery is a New York based multi-disciplinary artist and educator. She received a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design, studied with the Passalaqua School of Drawing and Illustration, and received an MFA in printmaking from LIU Post.
Chris Ann has been focusing on less toxic methods of printmaking and, has been exploring the incredible versatility of solarplate etching. For the past 10 years she has been teaching drawing, painting and printmaking classes to adults and teens. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and magazines throughout the United States and in Korea. She currently teaches printmaking at St. Joseph’s College and has been teaching solarplate etching workshops at the Art League of Long Island for the past two years.
One of the most important things Chris Ann focuses on is student’s ability to express their own creative voice while learning process. She is passionate about teaching the technical aspects of printmaking while encouraging students to explore the versatility of the various mediums.Chris Ann finds it incredibly exciting and inspirational that each student/artist is given the same technical instruction yet each applies that knowledge in their own unique way.