Born and raised in Hyde Park, NY, Anne spent her summers as a child in Provincetown. Packard Studied at Bard College and later studied with the late Phil Malicoat . She moved to Provincetown year round in 1977 after raising her five children. Packard shares a kindred relation to the sea with her grandfather Max Bohm. Bohm, was a highly acclaimed Romantic Impressionist at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. He studied at the Cleveland Art School as well as the Acadamie Julien in Paris. Bohm was one of the original founding members of the artist colony in Provincetown. A self taught artist, initially her art was painted on wood panels and weathered shingles. For over fourty years, Packard’s inimitable paintings of Provincetown, the Outer Cape, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Mexico have been collected by art collectors from around the globe.
Selected One Person Shows:
1986- present: The Packard Gallery, Provincetown, MA 2014 The National Arts Club, N.Y.C.
2010 The Walker Cunningham Gallery , Boston, MA
2001-2012: The Gallerie Sono, Norwalk, CT 2009 The Reign Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island
1998-2008 The Arden Gallery, Boston, MA
2008 Brilliance in Color, St. Augustine, Florida
2005 The Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA
1995 to 1996 The State Street Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1993 to 1996 The Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
1993 to 1994 The Collector's Gallery, Longboat Key, FL
1981 to 1983 Hell's Kitchen, Provincetown, MA
1980 to 1983 The Blue Heron Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
Cape Cod Life-January 2010 “All in the Family: The Packards share love of creating art”.
Coastal Living- January 2010 “Seeing the Sea”.
Design New England-April 2010 – “The Queen of Tides”
American Art Collector - 2014
Anne Packard Introspective: Published 2008 by Skylark Press
Anne Packard: Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award: Published 2005 by Charles Fields
Film and Television:
Anne Packard “An American Painter” Documentary Film 2008
Anne Packard “Portrait of a Painter” Documentary Film 1984
Channel 7 Boston Anne Packard “Homes of Cape Cod”
Home and Garden 1999
Anne Packard “Scenes from a Cape Cod Spring”
Chronicle New England Cable News Selected Collections:
Robert Motherwell Diane Sawyer & Mike Nichols Cape Cod Museum, Dennis MA Kemper Museum, Kansas City Jack Connors Bank of Boston, Massachusetts Scudder, Stevens, & Clark, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Suffolk School of Law, Boston Oglethorpe University Museum, Atlanta, GA Albrecht Museum, Saint Joseph Polo Inc, Ralph Lauren, Inc. Smith Barney, Inc Federal Bank of America US Rep. Gerry Studds, Massachusetts Provincetown Art Association & Museum Pilgrim & Telephone Smith & McCafferty, Inc. Hale & Dorr, Inc. Maurice Tempelsman Deloitte & Touche Newton Welsey Hospital Cancer Center