Anne Slaughter’s “At the Edge of the Night” depicts the artist’s escape from occupied France during World War II. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Layers of emotion: Artist Anne Slaughter builds up to self-discovery

Anne Slaughter has been a familiar presence on the Charlottesville art scene for many years, her oeuvre being most notable for its heavily worked surfaces. Slaughter spends enormous effort on these, building them up with layers of pigment, “Many, many layers,” she emphasized. She’s constantly tinkering, applying paint and then sanding it down, reapplying paint […]