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Mary Michael Shelley

Folk Art Americana Painted Wood Carvings


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Cityscape.  $525.00 11" x 16.5" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, sheetcopper, gold leaf

Buy me

 

 

Horizontal Cats, Feed Us Now #18.  $600.00 11" x 19" x 2.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, copper wire, gold leaf, plywood backing

Buy Me, Meow

 

Murder of Crows Diagonal Background, 2018.  $2900. 19.75" x 22" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

Caw me Available, Buy

 

 NEW! Waking Woman, Dreaming Women. $1500.00. 13" x 23" x 3"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
Buy Today

 

Horizontal Cats, Feed Us Now #17.  $600.00  9.5" x 20.5" x 2"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, copper wire, gold leaf,
plywood backing


Buy Me, Meow

 

 NEW! Horizontal Crow (or Raven, Take your Pick) with Copper Feet.*  $395.00. 8.5" x 20" x 3"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, glass eye, copper wire and tubing, gold leaf
 
Caw me Yours!
 

*Regarding Horizontal Crow with Copper Feet, I’m going to making some close duplicates of it, each one done by hand, with the one  pictured above being the first in the series. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 Horizontal Crow/Raven have been sold. I am currently working on #6 and #7.

I usually make only one of every piece, but I’m going to try doing something different, just with this crow and maybe with a few other very simple pieces. Each piece in the Horizontal Crow/Raven series has individual variation, but overall the design of each is the same.

 


Wedding. $950.00. SALE price of $750.00.
15.5" x 12" x 1.5"

Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

Personalize this one by having me carve your names and date in the top and bottom white spaces!
See this one at my Folk Art BLOG
BUY NOW

 

Mary Michael Shelley's Frankenstein. $2500.00. SALE price of $2200.00.
20" x 16.5" x1.5"

Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf. See this one at my Folk Art BLOG.
BUY NOW

 

 
Gas Station, Auburn, New York.  $4500.00.
SALE price of $3500.00.
35" x 23" x 1.5".

Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
BUY NOW

 

Smile and Don't Expect so Much, #10.  $425.00 11"x 9.75" x 1.5"
My Mother's Advice.

Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

SOLD, Germany bound! Thanks Anke. Can't wait until you get this!

Mr. Hole in the Head. $125.00  8" x 4" x 4"
Carved oak, glass eyes, acrylic paint
 
SOLD
So many thanks to Phil of Cane Farm Furniture.


Lady Liberty Icon, Number 8. $495.00. 10" x 10" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
SOLD, Thanks Stephanie - my old friend! This is one strong Lady Liberty and you are the perfect one to have her.

 

Small Smile with Blue Earings, # 9. $395.00. 9.25" x 9.75" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
SOLD - thanks so much Carol
, I hope this helps you through a hard time!

 

 NEW! Miss Liberty #9. $425.00. 10" x 10" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf, brass tacks
SOLD. Thanks Jody, she's glad to be a part of your collection!

 

Adam and Eve, Number Fourteen. $450.00. 11.75" x 9.75" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf 
SOLD, Texas bound, thanks so much Charlotte!


Smile and Don't Expect so Much, Number 8. $750.00. 16.5" x 13" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
See a BLOG posting on
this piece!
SOLD, happy birthday Michele!

 


Guardian Angel with Birds and Loved Ones. $475.00. 15
" x 9" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

See a BLOG posting on this piece
SOLD and Utah bound. This piece has special meaning to Kaaron!

 

Feed Us Now Cats, Number 15. $395.00. 8.25" x 13.25" x 1.5".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper wire.

SOLD. Thanks Stephanie and Anne, it's been too long!


Livingroom Accordian. $2500.00. 16.5" x 19" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
See a BLOG posting on this piece.

SOLD! Thank you so much David and Denise!

Lady Liberty Icon, Number 7. $395.00. 13" x 8" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint,
gold leaf
SOLD! This wild Lady Liberty will now live in California. Thanks Charmaine!

 

The Old Couple. $750.00. 10.75" x 16" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf
 
See this piece in the process of being made at my BLOG
SOLD and Pennsylvania bound to my loyal supporters Scott and Tricia in celebration of their anniversary!

Feed Me Solo Cat, Number 16. $295.00. 7.35" x 8" x 2.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper wire.
SOLD, Hope your Cat enjoys this one, Phil and Rebecca!

 

 

Feed Us Cats, Number 14. $395.00. 9.25" x 10.75" x 1.5".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper wire.
SOLD. Thanks to Tom and Pat
, gift for a child

Mermaid Icon, # 10. $550.00. 15" x 10" x 1.5".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.

See this work at my BLOG!

SOLD! to a new buyer. thank you Jackie

 

Three Hungry Cats at the Table. $2500.00. 20.25" x 17.25" x1.5"
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf. See this one at my Folk Art BLOG.
SOLD a gift to a child

 

Adam and Eve, Adam's Torment,  #13. $495.00. 12" x 11.5" x 3".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.

See this work at my BLOG

SOLD, Happy Retirement to Colin

Liberty Icon #6 (Lots of Blue). $650.00. 16" x 11.5" x 3".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.

SOLD, wave that flag Gail!

 

Smile and Don't Expect so Much # 7. $850.00. 14" x 16" x 3".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.

See this piece in process at my BLOG!

SOLD at Kentuck, thanks so much to Elizabeth and Steven!

 

Liberty Icon #5. $495.00. 16" x 8" x 3".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.

SOLD, Rosie's gift to herself on her 70th.

Feed me Now Cats #12. $450.00. 12" x 12.5" x 1.5".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper whiskers.

SOLD
  to a cat lovers Karen and Melinda, Illinois bound!

Feed me Now Cats #11. $450.00. 9.5" x 14.5" x 1.5".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper whiskers.
SOLD, thanks so much Amber!


 

 Mermaid Icon, Number 8. $425.00. 13.75" x 12 x 1.5".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.

SOLD, Massachusetts bound, thanks so much Karen!

 


Walking the Dog in Washington Park. $2500  24" x 14" x 1.5".
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
SOLD

 

Feed Me Now Cats, Number 3. $850.00. 15" x 15" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper wire
. See this one at my Folk Art BLOG
SOLD. Thanks Joan, you waited for years to get the right one. I hope your three cats like the picture!

 


Walking the Dog in Washington Park. $2500  24" x 14" x 1.5".
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
SOLD

 

Adam and Eve, Number 11. $450.00. 11.5" x 9.5" x 2.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint.
SOLD, to Ithaca buddies

 

Liberty Icon, Number 4. $425.00. 14.25" x 8.25 x 1.5".
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.
See this piece  being made at my BLOG

SOLD, Thanks so much Sheila!

 

Liberty Icon Number Three. $575.00. 14.25" x 13.75" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

SOLD, thanks Jean

 

Feed Me Now Cats Number Ten. $475.00. 10.5" x 11.5" x 3"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper wire

SOLD to some cat lovers!

 

Cat and Dog at the Table Sharing a Bowl. $575.00. 12.5" x 10.5" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf

SOLD
, thanks Jean

 

Mermaid, Number 7. $450.00. 16" x 9" x 3
Carved pine, acrylic paint.

SOLD
to a new buyer of my work, thanks Christine.


Spare set of Hands. $850.00. 11.75" x 15.5" x 1.5
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, brass tacks.

See this piece being made at my BLOG.

SOLD

Thanks so much Sue.

 

Miss Liberty Icon, One.  13.5" x 10" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf 
SOLD


Miss Liberty Icon, Two.  15" x 9.5" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf 
SOLD

 

Smile and Don't Expect so Much, Number 6. $850.00. 18" x 14.75" x 1.5" 
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, plywood

SOLD
, Hawaii bound!

 

 

Cat Icon Feed Us, Number 8 $450.00. 11" x 925" x 2" 
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold l
eaf 
SOLD,
thanks Charlie, glad to hear your cats approve of the purchase!

Home Sweet Home. $425.00. 11" x 7.75" x 2.5"  A new buyer, a birthday gift for his wife!
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf.
SOLD to a new buyer, a birthday gift for his wife!

 

Feed Me Cats Dance, #5. $450.00 
Carved Pine, acylic paint, copper wire
SOLD
, thank you Geri for your first time purchase of my work!.

 


The Chorus
. $290.00. 8.25" x 11.5" x 2"
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf
SOLD - Thanks Bradley

Adam and Eve, Yellow Snake, Number 10. $425.00. 11" x 10" x 3"
Carved pine, acrylic paint
SOLD, thank you Sheila and Steven for your support over the years!


 

Woman Ironing, $1200.00 reduced to $750.00. 15.5" x 11" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper
SOLD. New Jersey bound to Marisa. You looked a long time, Thanks for taking a chance on a first time purchase of my work.


Adam and Eve, Number 9. $475.00. 12.5" x 9.25" x 2.5"
 
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf 
SOLD, California bound!

 

Feed Me Cats Hugging, Number 4. $390.00. 9.5" x 11.25" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper wire
.
SOLD
It's a surprise gift (from a father to a child) bought in advance for Christmas!

 

Mermaid Leans Over. $425.00. 11" x 11.5" x 1.5"
Carved pine, acrylic paint, gold leaf
.
SOL
D on a layaway plan to an upstate New York collector of my mermaids

 

Adam and Eve Icon, Number 8. $390.00. 10.5" x 9.5" x 2""
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf
SOLD 

This piece sold on layaway!

 

Adam and Eve Green Icon. $675.00 reduced to $550.00. 16" x 9.5" x 2".
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
SOLD

 

Feed Me Cat, #2. $390.00. 11" x 14" x 2.5"
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf, copper (adjustable) whiskers 
SOLD
to a new buyer of my work

 

Oldie but goodie! Four Business Men. $675.00. 12"x13.5"x1"
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf.
SOLD

This one sold to someone from New York City who gave it to someone else for their birthday.

 

Mermaid Stands Up, Number 4. $390.00. 13.5" x 10.5" x 2""
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf
SOLD as a gift from one sister to another


Peace Dove, #3. $325.00. 8" x 6.25" x 3"
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf, glass eye
SOLD 

This one went to a couple who buy  a small carving for each of their grandchildren.


Sailors, Eagle and Flags. $850.00. 14.5" x 9.5" x 1.5"
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf.
SOLD
This one sold around July Fourth, 2009 to a new collector from the Southwest.

 

 

Three Handed Hug. $575.00. 15" x 10.5" x 1.5". 
Acrylics, carved pine & plywood.
SOLD

This piece sold to a california woman buying art as a present for her mother on mother's day 2009

  
Guy with Bird Tree Hands, #6. $650. 14.75" x 13.75" x 1.5".
Acrylics, carved pine & plywood.
SOLD


Adam and Eve Icon, number 6 $450.00 12" x 9.75" x 2"
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
SOLD


Smile and Don't Expect So Much, #4. $575.00. 15.75" x 13" x 1"
Acrylics, carved pine and carved plywood
SOLD
Folk Art Giclee Print also available

 

   
Freestanding Peace Dove. $350.00. 10" x 5" x 3.
Acrylics, carved pine.
SOLD

 


Horizontal Mermaid #3. $325.00. 7.5" x 15" x 2".
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine. 
SOLD

 

Cat Icon with Copper Whiskers. $300.00. 9" x 6.5" x 1.5".
Acrylics, gold leaf, copper wire, carved pine.
SOLD


 
Frenchtown, NJ Launderette. $2800.00. 22" x 16.5" x 1.5".
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
SOLD

 

   
Guardian with Two Children. $300.00.
SOLD


  
Brown Mermaid with Waves. $675.00. 17" x 8.5" x 2".
SOLD

 


Angel Icon, Four of Us. $1300.00. 13.75" x 14" x 1.5".
SOLD

 

 
Four Cats Waiting to be Fed. $1800.00. 11.5" x 19" x 1.5".
Acrylics, gold leaf, carved pine.
SOLD

 

 
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