Piece description from the artist
It's long been expected that Long Island City will develop into a second Manhattan. The Citigroup building was completed in 1990 and still towers over everything nearby; waiting quietly for development.
Annie Patt is a painter based in Astoria, New York, who works primarily in India ink and oil paint. She has studied at The Art Students League of New York and at Parsons the New School for Design, in addition to holding a B.A. in Medieval and Renaissance Studies from New York University. Much of her work depicts the urban and industrial areas around New York and her home state of New Jersey.
Annie is currently a junior member of the Salmagundi Club of New York, one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. There she serves as Vice Chairman of the Art Committee and as a member of the Coast Guard Art Program Committee.