Local Annapolis Artist Deirdre Tanton

Local Annapolis Artist Deirdre Tanton

“When I do artwork, I like to make positive images that lift up the spirit — especially through the use of color. My intention is to evoke a sense of joy.”

Like you, local Annapolis artist Deirdre Tanton loves the longstanding traditions of Annapolis. As an Annapolis native, she is inspired by living near the water and loves to capture the spirit of the coast & the charm of the Chesapeake Bay in her colorful artwork. 

Deirdre illustrated your Annapolis stories for Mayor’s new Annapolis Ahead button-down. Deirdre’s wearable artwork radiates the essence of the Annapolis you love wherever you wear it. 

In a digital watercolor, Deirdre chose a large repeat style for the painterly sailboats, turquoise surf and golden starfish of the Annapolis you love so the repeating pattern is visually secondary to the painterly line to release the emotions of your story with unparalleled detail, as if you are there, in the story: 

Hoisting the sails of the Woodwind at sunset for another season of the Annapolis Yacht Club’s legendary Wednesday Night Races through the Chesapeake Bay, a local tradition since 1959. Parading the narrow brick streets lined with American flags from wedding ceremonies in Church Circle to harborside receptions for toasts & crab cakes. Posting up on the deck of Pusser’s, Painkiller in hand, watching the boats stream into Ego Alley.

Mayor’s Annapolis Ahead Button-Down

 

Share how much you love Deirdre's artwork in the comments below!



18 Responses

mike
mike

June 11, 2020

nice colors

Allan
Allan

June 11, 2020

the print is cute, fun, and classic

Zack
Zack

June 11, 2020

great traditional Hawaiian print feel

Ben
Ben

June 11, 2020

classic

Alex
Alex

June 11, 2020

colors are spot on; Pattern is very fresh

Felicia
Felicia

June 11, 2020

Coolest. Unique pattern that would fit anyone!

Blake
Blake

June 11, 2020

looks cool

John
John

June 11, 2020

Gives off a 90s vibes to me which I love haha

Steve
Steve

June 11, 2020

I really like the nautical pattern and colors

Mason
Mason

June 11, 2020

I dig this Annapolis shirt, being a lifelong Annapolitan it definitely captures a lot of the vibe here. Good stuff!

Julie
Julie

June 11, 2020

unique patterns + bright vibrant colors

Terry
Terry

June 11, 2020

reminds me of the northeast since I go up there every summer

jeff
jeff

June 11, 2020

I’m a big fan of the colors that all seem to blend really well. Good beach shirt

Monica
Monica

June 11, 2020

Very cute! Love the bright colors and beach vibe, very summery!

Amy
Amy

June 01, 2020

Oh, this version is beautiful too!

Wren
Wren

June 01, 2020

I’m out the door! (Inspired to relax.) I hope you paint many more of these scenes!

Kim
Kim

June 01, 2020

Outstanding work! And so full of life…

Heather
Heather

June 01, 2020

so pretty I want to go to the beach!

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