there's something about mary
Mary is not just the most popular name for a female baby everywhere in the world, it is the hope and aspiration of tens of millions of parents, perhaps more, that the little angel born into their life will have the character, the honesty, the wisdom, and charity of the Blessed Mother. Regardless of a name, there is something of Mary in all of humanity - God’s gift to women in particular. These are images of the women I have observed or known or admired, in whom I see Mary personified, images co-created with God. Please take time to try to see Mary in each of them as you view the work.
My research for this painting exhibition included an extensive study of the Renaissance painters in Italy with art historian, Suzanne Chouteau. I have looked for inspiration through the guidance of St. Louis de Montfort, St. Maximillian Kolbe, Blessed Mother Teresa, Blessed John Paul II, Caryll Houselander, Fr. Michael Gaitley, and Judith Dupre. The work is the product of prayer, research, and countless hours of meditation.
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Mother of All Nations 18"x24" oil on canvas
Seat of Wisdom 20"x24" oil on canvas.
Tabernacle of the Lord 36"x48" oil on canvas
Holy Virgin of Virgins 9"x12" mixed media on canvas
Treasure House of God's Graces 18"x24" oil on canvas.
Our Lady of Fatima 36"x48", oil on canvas
Mother Guadalupe 24"x48", oil on canvas with thread
Urban Mary 36"x48" mixed media on canvas.
Madonna and Child in Abstraction 8"x10" Mixed Media on canvas.
Mary the Dancer 24"x36", oil on canvas
A Mother's Kiss 30"x30", oil on canvas
Queen of Sorrows - Commissioned 30"x40" mixed media on canvas.
Comforter of the Afflicted 36"x48" mixed media on canvas
After the Darkest Hour (Study from Michaelangelo's Pieta): 20"x24"
Annunciation (Study of Fra Fillipo Lippi): 11"x14"
Cause of Our Joy: 15"x21"
De Christiana Amore: 40"x40"
Gate of Heaven: 24"x36"
Mary's Cross: 5"x5" each
Mother and Child (Homage to Abraham Brueghel): 22"x28"
Mother Most Pure: 24"x36"
Mother Most Pure (Study of Pietro Perugino): 20"x24"
Mother of Eternal Glory (Study based on Pompeo Isatoni): 20"x20"
Mother of Golden Light: 18"x24"
Our Blessed Bridge: 36"x48"
Our Lady of the Way: 66"x68" oil on canvas
Our New Adam & Eve: 24"x30"
Spiritual Journey Board: 16"x16"
Spiritual Journey Board (Study based on Raphael): 16"x16"
Witness, Queen of Peace: 16"x24"