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Folk Art Mary - Carved and Painted Folk Pictures

 

Email update sent September 5, 2017


Time has gotten away from me. Less than two weeks from now, I will be at the Bedminster Traditional Artisan Show.

You could think of me as a modern day itinerant folk artist - I have come to display and sell my work at a show near Philadelphia every year for the past 20 years.

Or you could think of me as a squirrel. I've had a recent run of sales, which is good since this is the time I'm gathering nuts to last me over the winter months like any good squirrel. I hope to extend these sales at the show.

This exciting talent and treasure filled show of 40 plus traditional artisans takes place near Doylestown, Pennsylvania - my home town - on Saturday 9/16/17 (10 am to 5 pm) and Sunday 9/17/17 (10 am to 4 pm).

Those on my US mail list who live near the show have been mailed a free ticket to the show. If you want one but have not gotten a free ticket, perhaps I have lost your U. S. mail address. If so please reply to this email and let me know your current postal address.

Friends and supporters outside of Pennsylvania – please tell your friends about my work and the show.

Normally this is the time of year when I often to take on winter commissions. I may take on a few especially if they fit into a theme that I usually do and you are not in a rush.

Below see images of available work in each of the 5 major categories in my website portfolio. Click on each thumbnail image and it will enlarge. Press the back arrow to navigate back to this email. If you click on the blue highlighted text (other than the titles of artwork) it will take you to a website link outside of this email.

Diners:

 

Waitress Icon 13. $395.00. 10.5 x 10.5 x 1.5
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine, plywood

Please see this piece at my BLOG
Time to Eat

 

Farms:

NEW! Dancing Cow with Frolicking Farmer. $2900.00.  21.25 x 21.25 x 2
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
Lots of joy in this one!
Take me Home

 

Vacation/Outdoors:

Canoeing, Guys across the way.  $2900.00. 16 x 24 x 1.5. 
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine. 
See a BLOG posting on this piece!

I'd Look Good on Your Wall

 

Dreaming:

Desert Dogs Howling, Number 38$495.00. 8.5 x 14.5 x 2.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

Inspired by trips to Moab, Utah.
Woof Me

 

Other:

Smile and Don't Expect so Much, Number 8. $750.00. 16.5 x 13 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
See a BLOG posting on this piece

Smile Me Now

 

Commissions

General portfolio link to see other pieces for sale at my website!

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After 44 years of making my carved and painted pictures, artwork keeps flowing out of me. There's never a problem in coming up with ideas. Instead there's just not enough time.

 

 

Picture taken about 10 years ago at a late fall Ithaca Farmers' Market, all the pictures shown have been sold.

 

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Support the arts, buy artwork!

Consider a gift to you or someone else - anniversary, wedding, Christmas, birthday or other special event. Discounts apply to some older pieces, please enquire. Buy on time, I do payment plans. And yes, I ship.

 Sales are applause - they encourage an artist to produce more work!

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Blog, blog, blog. Don't be timid, please open the link.

Thanks for reading. Please pass this email on to any interested friends, Mary

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Short self made videos of my work: Wind blowing the Hat off my Head,
and Adding Sparklies to my Artwork.

Other ways to find me-

 Facebook fan page, where I regularly post my blog entries. Become a fan! Or go to facebook, search for my name and ask to become a friend.

Website: www.maryshelleyfolkart.com

You Tube Videos page

Instagram: @folkartmary

Link to an article on my work in Voices, the journal of New York Folklore society.

Email: BMEZ@lightlink.com

I recycle bubblewrap.

If your email or US mail address has changed, please let me know!