Acclaimed Artist Donates Large Painting to Chelsea Brookfield.
By: Chelsea Senior Living – February 11, 2016
(Belvidere, NJ) Ann Reeves, a well-known New Jersey artist who recently move to the Chelsea at Brookfield assisted living residence here, donated one of her larger works to the Chelsea and plans to continue painting.
The painting of Port Murray, NJ, done in acrylics in 1994, was unveiled February 8, 2016, in the Chelsea’s activity room in the presence of Chelsea residents, administrators and Mrs. Reeves’ daughter, Cindy.
Mrs. Reeves, a native of Newark, has won acclaim from many organizations including the Trenton Artists Workshop, which selected her painting Helping Hand to tour Russia in 1990, and the Deutsches Historishes Museum in Berlin, the permanent home of her oil painting Berlin Wall Comes
Down. She has received numerous awards and citations for her lifetime of work. She began painting when she was a little girl.
At the Chelsea, she named as her chief inspiration Grandma Moses. Mrs. Reeves, 82, has 3 children, 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.