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Card Sets for Sale

Card Sets for Sale

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Set of 6, 4x6" card sets with envelopes showcasing 6 different images of Mary Jane's paintings.

Shows and Events

Card Sets for Sale

Card Sets for Sale

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One-woman show coming Spring 2020! Watch this space for details. Join our mailing list and be the first to hear of art shows, exhibits, readings, performances and more.

Inspirations

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Installation: Last Apartment

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"Making art depends upon noticing things — things about yourself, your methods, your subject matter."  Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking  

Installation: Last Apartment

Installation: Last Apartment

Installation: Last Apartment

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Last Apartment, an installation exhibited at ArtPrize 2018  illuminates my conflicting feelings over my mother's move from independence in her last apartment to an early dementia facility. I admired her indomitable spirit, endless energy and sometimes reckless pursuit of her dreams but mourned  her increasing confinement by limitations, both real and imagined.

Medium and Materials

Installation: Last Apartment

Medium and Materials

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  Mary Jane paints primarily in acrylics and oils. Her improvisational approach to life and art results in works that are energetic, surprising, and emotional. A colorist by nature, her bold use of hue and playful approach to form, reveal her influences from Abstract Expressionism and Fauvism.   

FAQs

Installation: Last Apartment

Medium and Materials

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 Mary Jane studied art at Bennington College, Savannah College of Art and Design, learned from Mary Bentz Gilkerson, Carolyn Fehsenfeld and Tony Couch. completed an Artist-In-Residence in Petosky, MI in 2015, and have exhibited locally at the Shibui Gallery, Grand Valley Artist's Gallery, Marywood Center, Celebration of the Arts, ArtPrize, All Art Works and Salaan Magazine.  

FAQ's

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Do you offer workshops?

Yes and I love to teach so contact me for more information.

How tall are you?

5'2" on a good day.

What are your favorite artists whose last names start with "M?"

Matisse, Miro, Modigliani

Where can I buy your art?

Right here. On this site. You've arrived. Go to the store and, if you don't find it there, contact me. I also have work for sale at the All Art Works Online Gallery.

Do you do commissions?

I'm willing. Yes, let's talk. Contact me.

Do you write about art?

Yes, I contribute to the All Art Works Newsletter. Go to allartworks.net and sign up!

Who is that in the painting to the left?

No idea.