Anne Ierardi is a painter and writer. Anne studied fine arts in Boston, California, Florence, and Provincetown. Influenced by expressionist artists including Matisse and Gauguin, she creates abstracts of the inner landscape, as well as the landscapes on Cape Cod. She sees her work as a “landscape of the imagination” beckoning viewers to enter their own inner spaces.
Anne created a series of women jazz singers. Her latest portrait of Nina Simone appeared in a juried show at the Cape Museum of Art. Her memoir "Coming Alive" was published by Shanti Arts in 2022 with stories about her life as artist and ordained minister. Anne illustrated the book, Walking with Grief: A Healing Journey with 21 paintings,