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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.
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Paintings Are Never-Ending Stories

Paintings tell stories. Even when they’re not narratives.

I know that sounds odd coming from someone whose main subject is landscape, but here’s what I mean.

I’ve had a small stash of my daily paintings pulled out for the last month as I get my piece ready for Art Fields…

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Day 5 – The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge

Welcome to Day 5 - The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge page! You can add your painting and blog link below starting January 18, 2018 1am ET. To register to receive the daily prompts, go here. Here's the Day 5 Video. If you haven't registered for the...
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Day 4 – The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge

Welcome to Day 4 - The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge page! You can add your painting and blog link below starting January 18, 2018 1am ET. To register to receive the daily prompts, go here. Here's the Day 4 Video. If you haven't registered for the...
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Day 3 – The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge

Welcome to Day 3 - The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge page! You can add your painting and blog link below starting January 20, 2018 1am ET. Here's the Day 3 Video. If you haven't registered for the prompts yet,  go here.   An InLinkz...
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Day 2 – The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge

  Welcome to Day 2 - The ART + WORK + LIVING 5 Day Painting Challenge page! You can add your painting and blog link below starting January 19, 2018 1am ET. Here's the Day 2 Video. If you haven't registered for the prompts yet,  go here. An InLinkz...
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