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Folk Art Mary - Carved and Painted Pictures

 

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Email update sent September 9, 2020

Despite my resolve to send emails more often in the age of COVID, it has been more than three months since the last one. Likewise, I have been slow to update my website.

Luckily all is relatively stable for me despite the many unknowns. I keep myself busy and structured around my artwork, and that certainly does help. I’m so glad for the people I love in my life and I keep them close as I can. My old dog has turned 17. My mother is 99. Everything I do seems to take longer, but perhaps this is just how it is to get older.


My retrospective for 2021 at Fennimore Art Museum has been delayed into the fall of 2022.  My plan of making a few larger new works for that show is keeping me focused. I have had a string of sales of smaller works this summer and that has certainly been an energizer - most of them have sold through social media (instagram or facebook- look me up under the name “folkartmary”) soon after I finish them, so their pictures never get posted to my website and will not appear here. Also I have been selling some older pieces at a discount, please inquire.

 

I continue to do Farmer's Market (mostly Saturdays) for the present but I also meet people at my studio by appointment (socially distancing of course). I am willing to do a facetime or skype video tour at your request.


As usual fall is a time when I line up orders for winter commissions, so please be in touch if you want to know if I will take a project on. Your support now and over the long 47 years I have been making my art means so much and is dearly appreciated. 

BELOW, TO MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU, ARE PICTURES OF AVAILABLE WORK, more images at my website portfolio page.  
Click on each thumbnail photo below and it will enlarge into a bigger picture.

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Lady Liberty Number 13 on the Lookout.  $750.00. 19.5 x 10.5 x 3
Carved white pine, acrylic paint
Buy a Liberty Figure

 

Twins.  $175.00. 8.75 X 4.75 x 3
 Carved white pine, acrylic paint
Buy, perfect as a gift

 

In Truth We Trust.  $295.00. 9.75 X 7.5 x 1.5
 Carved white pine, acrylic paint, tacks
Get Some Truth for Your Wall

 

Hello Woman Statuette.  $150.00. 8.5 X 4 x 1.5
 Carved white pine, acrylic paint, tacks
Buy to Start your Collection

 

Sheepbabes Number 29 $475.00. 13 x 12 x 1.5
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
Baaaa-aaay Me

 

Bunch of Crows 4, Red Eye Special.  $550.00. 12 X 15 x 2
 Carved white pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, glass eyes
Crows for Sale

 

 

Wind 11, Woman Hanging on in the Wind.  $450.00. 11.5T x 14W x 1.5D
Carved white pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf
Stands on a surface!
Buy Me Now

   

Wind #6, Woman in a Red Dress.  $475.00. 13.75 x 9.75 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, sheet copper sun, gold leaf

Blow Me Away and Buy Me!

 

   
Protective Dogs, Number 43
. $700.00. 15.25 x 15.25 x 1.5.
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

Buy these Doggies Now


Wind Three, Woman, Yes, Pushed by the Wind.  $1050.00. 17 x 11.5 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

Please view this piece being made at my BLOG
Hang me on your Wall!

 

 

Wind #7, Women with Boiling Wind.  $425.00. 11.5 x 11 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, sheet copper sun, gold leaf

Buy Me!

 

 

 

Sail Team Practice, Cayuga Lake, Number 37.  $2500.00. 18 x 22 1.5. 
Acrylics, gold leaf, sheet copper, brass tacks, carved pine.
Buy Me

 

 

Bunch of Crows 3, There's a Party Going On.  $600.00. 12 X 18 x 2
 Carved white pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, glass eyes
Buy Us

 

Gardening by the Lake with Curvy Path. $2700.00. 22 x 18 x 1.5
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
See this piece in the process of being made at my BLOG
Plant Me at Your House

 

Li'L Rooster 2 $295.00. 10.5 x 5 x 3
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
Buy Me For Your Wall

 

We the People, Number One.  $1200.00. 16.75 x 11 x 3.
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

Buy These People Now

 

We the People Number 3.  $1800.00. 23T x 13 x 6
Carved willow branches, carved white pine, acrylic paint.
Buy Now, Twig Figure series

 

 Lady Liberty Observes, Number 12.  $395.00. 12T x 6 x 2.5
Carved white pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf
Buy This Lady Now

 

Cow and Farmer Reunion. $1050.00. 13.75 x 15 x 1.5
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
Buy Me MOO

 

 

 Sailing Icon Number 36, Curly Waves.  $450.00.12.5 x 11 1.5. 
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
Buy Me

Rooster with Red Eye, #21  $395.00. 13 x 9 x 3
Acrylics, gold leaf, glass eye, carved pine.
Buy Me for Your Wall

  

 Rise Above, Yes, Number 5$425.00. 13.5 x 8.5 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.

Hang me on Your Wall

 

NOTE: the pieces shown below are ones I am more willing to discount, please make an offer if interested!

At One with Nature 5, Number 5.  $460.00. 20 x 9.5 x 3. 
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
See this piece in progress at my BLOG
Buy Me

 

Waking Woman, Dreaming Women. $1500.00. 13 x 23 x 3
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
Buy Today

 

Guard Dogs with Copper Stars #31, $1200.00. 13.75 x 18.5 x 4.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf
, copper stars
Take me home!

Guard Dogs, Yes, #16  $500.00. 15 x 11 x 1
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf
, brass tacks
BUY NOW

Diner at Closing, Guy with Mop, $2500.00. 25 x 17 x 1.5
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.

BUY NOW

Wind #8, Woman with Striped Dress.  $450.00. 15 x 11.5 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf,
plywood backing
Buy Me for your House!

 

Cow Icon Number Eleven. $475.00. 10.5 x 16.5 x 2.5
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
See this piece in the process of being made at my BLOG
Buy Me Now

 

Skeleton Stick Figure in a Box.  $495.00. 14T x 7W x 4D
Carved white pine, acrylic paint, brass tacks
Stands on a surface!
Buy Me Now

 

Cat and Dog Share a Food Bowl, $950.00
14.5 x 12 x 1.5

Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf
, brass tacks
The struggle of getting along!

we'd like to come to your house

 

Glorious Mermaid Number 11.  $475.00 17 x 13.5 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

Buy This Mermaid

 

My website is always open, check it out to see other pieces.

 

After 47 years of making 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.

 

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Support the arts and artists, buy artwork!
Sales are applause - they encourage an artist to produce more work!

Consider a gift to you or someone else - anniversary, weddings, Christmas, birthday, death, grandchildren or for other special events. Discounts apply to some older pieces, please enquire. Buy on time, I do payment plans. I do credit card sales. I do commissions, usually in the winter months. And yes, I ship.

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Thanks for reading. Please forward 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 - search for me on the internet as Folk Art Mary

You Tube Videos page

 

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

Email: BMEZ@lightlink.com

I recycle bubblewrap.

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