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Mary Michael Shelley - Carved and Painted Folk Pictures

Email update sent February 7, 2010

Upcoming Show: Solo Artist Retrospective at the Cayuga Museum, Auburn NY. This show will show carved paintings from each of the four decades of my artistic career. Instead of a slide show and a formal talk, instead I'll will give two walking/talking tours of the exhibit on Saturday March 27, at 1 PM and 3 PM. 

Article on my work: I'm proud that Voices, the Journal of New York Folklore society, has published a piece written by me called Carving Out a Life, Relections of an Ithaca Wood-Carver.

Find me carving at the winter Ithaca Farmer's Market, Saturdays in February. In the Women's Community Building, corner of Seneca and Cayuga Streets. 11 AM to 2 PM.

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Check out the WSKG Art in Motion Exhibit/Benefit Auction.  I donated a wood block bird print to this auction

The group show of donated donated works will travel to Exhibit A (Corning, NY), Hornell Area Arts Council (Hornell, NY), Community School of Music and Art (Ithaca, NY)

and Mansfield University (Mansfield, Pa).

Two new pieces, which one is your favorite?

NEW! Barn with Swirls # 4. $3200.00 19 x 23.5 x 1.5
Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf.

NEW! Adirondack Camping Memories
. $3200.00 19 x 24 x 1.5

Carved pine,acrylic paint, gold leaf.


Other ways to find me-

My website
My Etsy Shop, mostly reproduction type items.