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Mary Michael Shelley

Folk Art Americana Painted Wood Carvings

Specializing in one of a kind and original artwork.


Guarantees and Return policy

Your satisfaction is guaranteed.  I want you to be happy with your purchase.

When you buy a piece from my art portfolio page and it's been shipped to you,  you have thirty days to return it for a full refund or exchange. You pay all shipping charges incurred.

For commissioned items there are no exchanges or returns.

Regarding repairs, my work is very durable. I use only the highest quality materials- high quality acrylics, gold leaf that will never tarnish, clear #1 white pine. With my larger pieces the top and bottom frames stick out beyond the face of the picture in order to protect the piece in case of a fall. Sliding support battens on the back allow the work to expand and contract without splitting or cupping. I want to produce a quality product that lasts long past my lifetime. Over the years I have had to repair only a few items out of a total of 1500 completed. I take great pride in being a trustworthy and good craftsperson. Wood is a living product long after the tree has been felled. Depending on humidity and heat wood wants to move and check with changes of seasons. If you have a problem that you think is due to my workmanship, please contact me so we can talk and I can repair the item. 

My work is hand produced with unevennesses, rough edges, and imperfection being included as a part of its look. Please be aware when you buy my work that it is for its expressiveness and not for photo realism.

Protect your art work. When choosing where to hang your purchase, remember that all artwork ages more slowly when not exposed to direct sunlight and temperature/humidity changes. Never choose to hang to hang your artwork outdoors where it is exposed to the elements.


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