See Through
an Artist’s Eyes!

Come along with me as I chase light, color, and clouds across the landscape.

In my latest adventure I’ve been deep in the SC Lowcountry, creating a new collection of paintings.

Join me on this journey and get sneak peeks (~ 3x/ week) and a special VIP preview of the new collections when they're released!

Welcome! I’m Mary Gilkerson, an artist obsessed with capturing color & light in my paintings.
My fascination for the way that light moves through the natural world keeps me deeply connected to the spaces and places I move through on a daily basis.
Learn more here.
The Smalls Collection
I’ve pulled together a selection of the small paintings, some of my favorites.
These paintings range in size from 4 x 6″ to 8 x 10″, and a few long ones, one of my favorite formats to work with since it emphasizes the strong horizontals of the flat country I love to paint.
A small painting makes the perfect gift for family and friends.
Happy Holidays! ~ Mary

Learn From Me

Three Myths About Being Successful As An Artist

There are three keys to consistently making art that you love, that feeds your soul, as well as having an impact on the world.

So in order to have that sustained, sustainable, creative practice, you need to build a solid painting practice. You need to develop an engaged audience and you need to nurture a sustainable creative mindset.

I talked about the first a good bit last week.

The second is what I’m going to talk about today, and that is to build an engaged audience.

I’m going to be focusing entirely on that engaged audience component.

There are three myths about being successful as an artist that I want to debunk because they lead directly to a lot of people not being able to do that.

A Painter’s Life

See Throughan Artist’s Eyes!Come along with me as I chase light, color, and clouds across the landscape.In my latest adventure I’ve been deep in the SC Lowcountry, creating a new collection of paintings.Join me on this journey and get sneak peeks (~ 3x/...

Why Drawing Is the Foundation: An Interview with Sandra Angelo

I have a special guest with me today for a live interview. Sandra Angelo is an artist who focuses on drawing in her own work, and helping others make drawing a part of their lives.

Making Art You Love (part 1)

There are three keys to consistently making art that you love, that feeds your soul as well as having an impact in the world. And the impact of your art is directly related to the strength, passion, and originality of your painting.

Avoid the Myth of Perfection

Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Find beauty where you are. Have you ever had an idea, and things just didn’t work out the way you planned? Well, that happened to me this past Friday when I drove out to the Savannah Wildlife Refuge right outside of...