Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators


Anni Matsick

Anni’s watercolor paintings focus on the portrait and figure. She has over 30 years of experience as an illustrator for children’s publications. (Fun fact: Anni was the illustrator for Highlights for Children’s magazine feature “Goofus and Gallant” for nine years, through 2004.)

Anni holds a BFA in Painting from Carnegie Mellon University. Two of her watercolor paintings are included in Splash 19: The Illusion of Light published by North Light Books. Her paintings have been juried into many shows and have won numerous awards. Most notable among recent ones are:

- Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Award & People's Choice Award, Baltimore Watercolor Society Juried International 2022
-Sponsor Award, Fallbrook Signature American International Watermedia Exhibition 2021, 2023
-Watercolor Honor Society Fabriano Award, Springfield Art Museum Watercolor USA 2021
-M. Graham Award, Baltimore Watercolor Society Mid-Atlantic Exhibit 2020
-3rd Place, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto Biennial 2020
-Best of Show, Art Association of Harrisburg International Juried Exhibit 2020
-Juried Artist, Pennsylvania Art of the State 2018, 2020, 2023

Signature memberships: Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (PWS) Pittsburgh Watercolor Society (PWSA), Baltimore Watercolor Society (BWS), Watercolor Honor Society (WHS)

More art can be seen on her website www.annimatsick.com


Boalsburg, Pennsylvania 16827

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  • Advertising
  • Children
  • Portrait
  • Book
  • Editorial
  • Humorous


  • Books
  • Children
  • Education
  • Ethnic
  • Line Art
  • Watercolor
  • Food & Drink
  • Conceptual
  • Greeting Cards