Anne Marie Bratton is a photo-real artist, who works in oil, graphite, and watercolors. She was raised in New York City, where she lived for 30 years. Currently, she is a resident of Fort Worth, Texas, and of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. After graduating from Rollins College, she worked as the Director of Advertising and Public Relations for the Ralph Lauren Corporation in New York City.
Anne Marie’s art career began with her art studies at Rollins College, and continued with renown art teacher Helen Silvestry focusing on photo-real drawing in Fort Worth. She continues mastering her skills with Laert Aleksi at Sabka Studio, as well as having studied at the Texas Academy of Figurative Arts. Anne Marie has done many commissions for the Kimbell Art Museum, The Amon Carter Museum, The Van Cliburn Competition (where she was featured as the sole artist in Bass Hall), the Fort Worth Zoo, the Fort Worth Dallas Ballet, Artists Against Aids, the Fort Worth Country Day School, The Fort Worth Garden Club where her oil painting “White French Tulips” was commissioned for that year’s invitations, notecards and programs. Anne Marie has also completed many commissions for private homes and patrons.