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Folk Art Mary - Carved and Painted Folk Pictures

Email update sent November 30, 2017

 

I'm hoping you will consider my art in this gift giving time of year.

My studio will be open to walk ins - no need to make an appointment- 11 AM to 3 PM for the next three Saturdays: December 2nd,  9th and 16th. The address is 109 Park Place, Ithaca - my studio is in the garage in back of the house. Remember I have notecards, postcards, prints, and tiles. Feel free to browse or buy.

 

You are welcome to arrange a studio visit at other times as well. Please call/text 607-592-4900 or email maryshelleyart@gmail.com in order to reach me. For those of you who live out of town, my website is always open.

 

With cold weather closing in, my time at the Ithaca Farmers' Market is done for the year. From now until April I can be found by appointment at my downtown Ithaca studio. Over the winter months I'll be finishing up a number of commissions, painting carvings worked on at the market last summer and starting new work for the next market season.

 

My deepest and heartfelt thanks to those who stepped up to purchase original work in 2017.

It is this support, in addition to the encouragement of many others, which has kept my work going over the years. Thanks to the following people who made it happen for me as an artist in 2017: Kurt W, Luke B, Gib and Wendy, Scott and Tricia, David L, Betsy and Tom, Sarah and Michael, Mary D, Kathryn M, Kaaron and Randy, Charmaine H, Keith B, Rob K, David and Denise, Moira K, Stephanie and Anne, Eve M, Susanne M, Judy B and the many people who cheered me on this year.

I was surprised and pleased to learn that Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) owned a piece of my work - it sold at an auction of her estate this past fall.
 

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 return to this email. If you have a particular piece that you are interested in, please speak up.

Diners press this link to go to Diner section of my portfolio:

Two Waitresses, Two Customers. $850.00. 11.5 x 17.5 x 1
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine

See this piece at my BLOG
We Need Coffee

 

Farms press this link to go to the Farm section of my portfolio:

NEW! Amish Farmer Harnessing Team. $2700.00. 22.5 x 17.75 x 1.5
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
See a link to my struggles working on this piece, at my BLOG
Buy Me

 

Vacation/Outdoors press this link to go to the Outdoors section of my portfolio:

NEW! Horizontal Sailing 2016, Rounding the Buoy.  $3500.00. 19.5 x 24 1.5. 
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
Sail Me Away

 

Dreaming press this link to go to the Dreaming section of my portfolio:

 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

 

Other press this link to go to the Other section of my portfolio:

NEW! Adam and Eve, Number Fourteen. $450.00. 11.75 x 9.75 x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
Buy me

 

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 - search for me on the internet as Folk Art Mary

 Facebook fan page and Facebook Friend Page where I regularly post updates

Instagram: @folkartmary

Website: www.maryshelleyfolkart.com

You Tube Videos page

 

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

Email: BMEZ@lightlink.com

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