Folk Art Mary - Carved and Painted Folk Pictures
Email update sent October 4, 2010
Coming right up, 2010 Art Trail Open Studio Weekends. Bring yourself and your visiting guests to my studio during the Art Trail open studio weekends, October 9-10 and 16-17 (open 11 AM to 5 PM each day). My home studio is located at 109 Park Place, Ithaca, NY. If you are lost, call my cell (607-592-4900) for directions.
All who come my studio on the arttrail weekends can put their names in a hat for a prize drawing, first prize being a 11x17 print of your choice and second prize being a five pack of my assorted notecards.
In October, State of the Art Gallery will host the Greater Ithaca Art Trail Preview Exhibition, a show of paintings, prints, sculpture, fiber art, ceramics, jewelry, furniture, collage, and glass made by participating art trail artists.
December 4-5, 2010, vist my booth at the Syracuse Plowshares craftshow.
I continue demonstration carving at the Ithaca Farmers Market on Saturdays and Sundays. Sunday market continues until end of October. Starting in November, Saturday market begins at 10 AM. Note, on arttrail weekends (see above) I won't be there but a friend will run my booth.
Blog, blog, blog. Please tell others about my blog. Check it out for recently completed work.
Below, two recent pieces (click to enlarge), which one is your favorite?
Freestanding Rooster, #12. 450.00 19.75 x 8.75 x 2.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, glass eye
Yes, Rise Above #1. $450.00. 16 x 10 x 2.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, plywood
Other ways to find me-
Sign up to my Facebook fan page, where I regularly post my blog entries.
My website www.maryshelleyfolkart.com
My Etsy Shop, mostly reproduction type items but some original work (including drawings) as well.
You Tube Videos page
Link to an article on my work in Voices, the journal of New York Folklore society.