Anna Stump is an artist and arts educator living in San Diego and Los Angeles. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Occidental College and her Master of Fine Arts at San Diego State University. She was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to the Fine Arts Department at Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey in 2006-2007 and was recently awarded residencies at Cill Rialaig, Ireland and Centre Pompadour, France. Anna teaches studio and art history courses at San Diego City College and Grossmont College. She also teaches drawing and painting at Donovan State Correctional Facility.
Anna is the founder of the San Diego Feminist Image Group. She is one-half of the painting team Hill & Stump. She is co-owner of the Moonhuts, a photo and events studio in Los Angeles. The artist is represented by Sparks Gallery and Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance in San Diego.
“My work as a painter, performance artist, and curator is intimately connected. Interest in body politics, feminism, and physicality is grounded in community building and education, which I challenge personally by cultural risk-taking. My job is to both please and provoke.”