Ann Trask has taught art for 30 years while developing a career as an artist. She is retired from the University of Houston/Downtown where she had taught Art Appreciation and studio courses, and was Director of UHD’s O’Kane Gallery. She has a studio in Colorado and La Porte, Tx where she works in a wide variety of media, often addressing social issues. Her work is included in private collections across the U.S. She has exhibited in group and one-person shows and has won awards in national competitions for the past 30 years. Ann was an artist in residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts from March to June, 2006.





2007 -

(Sep) Collages by Ann Trask , a one-person invitational show at the Nave Museum in Victoria, TX.

2006 - (July, Aug) Craft Houston 2006, Suzanne Ramljak, juror.
2006 -

(Dec) participated in theBibelot Show, Kanon Gallery, Denver, Co at the invitation of gallery owner.

2006 -

(Oct) Ubiquitous-Collages by Ann Trask. One-person invitational show at Angelina College, Lufkin, TX.

2006 -

(May, June) All Around the Neighborhood. One person invitational show at the Neighborhood Centers Inc building, Houston, TX.

2003 -

(June-Sep) Halpert Biennial, Appalachian State U, Boone, N.C. Juror: Jeff Fleming, curator. Des Moines Art Center.

2002 -

(April) Threads of Memory, two-person exhibit by invitation at the Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Nassau Bay, TX.

2002 -

(March, April) Texas National 2002 at Stephen F. Austin State U, Nacogdoches, TX. Juror: Sandy Skoglund, photographer.

2002 -

(March). The Dishman Competition, at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX. Juror: Volker Eisele, Director ArtScan Gallery, Houston.

1999 -

(Aug, Sep). 1999 Central Texas Competition, Waco, TX. Juror: Ben Woitena, artist; art educator, conservator. First Place.

1990 -

Texas Art Celebration, '90 - Cullen Center, Houston. Juror: Neil Printz, Adjunct Curator, 20th Century Art, de Menil Collection, Houston.

1981 - Small Works National - Zaner Gallery, Rochester, N.Y. Juror: Betty Parsons, Director


M.F.A . (Painting) - Stephen F. Austin State University.

M.A . Humanities (printmaking) - UH/Clear Lake.

M.Ed. (Art Education) – University of Houston.

B.F.A . - School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Fulbright Scholarship to The School for Applied Arts, Hamburg, Germany.




Contact Information


303-567-0196, Colorado
281-773-3758, Mobil