About Anne Beffel
She is an artist and Associate Professor at Syracuse University. As an artist, she offers opportunities to project participants to pay attention to their surroundings and one another. Since earning degrees from the University of Michigan, and the University of Iowa, and participating in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Studio Program in New York City she has worked within contexts as diverse as the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan; Saint John’s Benedictine monastery in rural Minnesota; and New York Downtown Hospital and surrounding streets, offices, and community centers. Her most recent projects have been at the Everson Museum in Syracuse, New York; the Gandhi statue in Union Square, New York; and Occidental Square Park in Seattle, Washington. Currently she is at work on a project at the intersection of kindness and color.