August 11, 2022

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Narrative Oil Paintings by Mary Strange Blossom I Artsy Shark

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Artist Mary Peculiar Blossom paints considered-provoking images that offer visible commentary on the human problem. See much more of her perform on her web site.


oil painting by Mary Strange Blossom

“Light in the Darkness” oil, 20″ x 24″


My expertise emerged at the youthful age of eleven, which provides my portray and drawing working experience to practically 60 several years. Despite the fact that I have been painting for lots of yrs, I take into account myself to be an emerging skilled.


watercolor still life by Mary Strange Blossom

“Setting in Yellow” watercolor, 30″ x 36″


Watercolor was my initial painting media and is even now a preferred. The other favorite is oil. I under no circumstances went to art school or faculty until finally my late 50’s and that is exactly where I identified my really like for artwork record. I was encouraged to pursue a second degree in Art Heritage together with my B.F.A. in Wonderful Art. Artwork historical past has absolutely motivated my compositions, particularly the use of symbolism in a even now lifestyle to express a narrative.


still life painting by Mary Strange Blossom

“Keep an Open up Mind” oil, 10″ x 8″


Most of my function is possibly reasonable or surrealistic in type and a lot of of my compositions are narratives or statements employing symbolism, color, texture and environment to portray suggestions and/or actions in the human arena. I attempt to make my visible commentaries surpass the composed phrase, a limitless supply of assumed-provoking photographs.


floral painting by Mary Strange Blossom

FGM (Woman Genital Mutilation) oil, 24″ x 24″


The inspiration at the rear of most of my compositions usually will come from my personalized ordeals of triumph and tragedy—painting has been my most effective therapist! I also discover a lot of inspiration from our culture (current and historic), faith, technological know-how, sociology, to name just a couple of.


still life painting by Mary Strange Blossom

“Time Traveler” oil, 20″ x 16″


Various artists from history have motivated my design and style and content material this kind of as Dali, Magritte, Georges De La Tour and the Dutch Masters of the Renaissance. I have a good enjoy for realism and surrealism, which I come across the most complicated in ability and material.


still life painting by Mary Strange Blossom

“Toying in the Realm” oil, 24″ x 36″


My aim is to hold the observers’ consideration prolonged enough that they will figure out the symbolism and speculate about the narrative introduced. I want the viewer to question the indicating and kind their possess conclusions. Each interpretation is exceptional.


floral painting by Mary Strange Blossom

“Purple Rain” oil, 12″ x 12″


I love to listen to what my paintings convey to my viewers. It’s so enlightening, normally relaying strategies I in no way regarded.


still life painting by Mary Strange Blossom

“Balance of Nature” oil, 16″ x 20″


In the previous decade I’ve had occurrences of well being connected challenges that influenced my development in my artwork job. I at this time have strategies for new paintings for competitions.


oil painting by Mary Strange Blossom

“Ode to Michelangelo” oil, 36″ x 36″


For far more exposure, I also desire to pursue a path to gallery illustration and extra speak to with collectors. I also appreciate to educate and hope to produce some workshops in the upcoming.


Artist Mary Bizarre Blossom invitations you to adhere to her on LinkedIn and Saatchiart.


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