Chaos in Color, where the cats are alive and the people are not.
Chaos in Color is the work of one person, contemporary artist Annie Dunn.
Being a night owl who grew up across the street from an old small-town cemetery in northwestern Iowa, Annie's paintings reflect the dark from a cheerfully macabre point of view. Her artwork features misunderstood creatures, dark shadowy forests, lively graveyards, and starry night skies. In a way she has become reacquainted with her childhood love of writing spooky stories, except this time with pictures instead of words.
Annie was born vision impaired. She competes in a highly visual field of work because she wants people to experience the altered perceptions of a vision impaired visual artist. She also likes to defy expectations.
Annie's medium is freehand digital painting, with tools consisting of a pressure sensitive tablet and stylus connected to a color accurate computer workstation. Production pieces take about a month to complete and are printed as limited editions using archival materials. Annie also creates a smaller more experimental painting every single week.
People frequently want to know why she focuses on cats and skeletons. In Annie's own words: