Anita Hunt is a visual artist based in Massachusetts. She was born in rural, southwest Ohio and studied art at Antioch College before moving to Boston to attend the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Trained in traditional printmaking processes, she transitioned her practice to safer and non-toxic methods in the 1990s. Anita was among the first wave of artists to join Zea Mays Printmaking studio, where she taught workshops for twelve years. Her recent work comprises etchings, engravings, monoprints, drawings, collages, photographs and artist's books. She maintains a private studio and exhibits internationally.
Anita's work has shown at the Print Center New York, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, the Print Center Philadelphia, BIEC de Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Danforth Musuem of Art, Janet Turner Print Museum, Butler Institute of American Art, the Tokyo Print Triennial and in dozens of printmaking exhibitions around the world. Her images are featured in professional journals, textbooks and literary publications. She is an elected member of the Society of American Graphic Artists, the Boston Printmakers, the Los Angeles Printmaking Society and a Past President of the Monotype Guild of New England. She has received numerous awards and honors throughout her career.
Her work is held in many private and public collections in the US and aboad.
Permanent collections include: the New York Public Library; Smith College Museum of Art; Yale University Art Gallery; Boston Public Library; Portland Museum of Art; University of the Arts, Philadelphia; Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo; DeCodova Sculpture Park and Museum; Hood Art Museum at Dartmouth College; Wheaton College Art Museum; Douro Museum, Portugal; San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba; Tsinghua University, China; Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis; Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas; Syracuse University Art Galleries; Newark Public Library Special Collections; Blick Art Collection; L'Association Mouvement d'Art Contemporain, Chamalieres, France; and others.
A selection of current work is available through the Zea Mays Printmaking Flat File Project.