Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Bowers Harbor, Neahtawanta Point no. 2

Oil on canvas, 14" x 14".  I was fascinated with this unusual view of the Harbor, and the patterns and the perspective. It was a challenging piece and I really struggled with it for a long time.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Abandoned Farmhouse, Leelanau County

Oil on canvas, 11" x 14" - This plein air (on location) painting was completed in July a couple years ago. Loved the mystery of the location and the simple architectural elements and the strong light coming in from the right side. Available for sale.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Haven in the Pines no. 4

Oil on canvas, 18" x 24".  This stand of pines, planted in the early 50's has matured into a beautiful grove.   Recently, while passing by, I noticed  glowing sunlight filtering through the trees, illuminating a small patch of snow . It spoke of peace that God gives in the midst of the storm.  

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

2016 Desk Calendar now available!  
 Calendar is approximately 5" x 10" and makes a nice calendar next to your computer or desk.   Featured are 12 original oils. They also are nice Christmas gifts for family and friends.   Cost is $15.00 + .90 sales tax( Michigan) and 3.50 shipping.  Please call or email me to order- 616.235.7931,  or maryeandersenart@sbcglobal.net. Large wall calendars are also available and can be ordered by request.    

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Edge of the Lake no. 3

Oil on canvas, 24" x 30"   This painting is another variation of a northern Michigan lake that has been the focus of several paintings over the past 10 years.   I am leaving this piece a little unfinished for fear of overworking the  lily pads and ending up with a stiff painting that is so, so easy to have happen!  

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Farm at Port Onieda no.4

Oil on board, 8" x 10" -  This small work is the 4th in a series of oils of a homestead in the Sleeping Bear Dunes park in northwestern Michigan.  I have purposely left it loose with not a lot of detail because it is more of a study in color and composition.  Chances are good that this piece will be developed into a larger painting in the near future.  

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Spring Flooding at Lamont

Oil on canvas, 24" x 48"     This oil has been accepted into the Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts exhibition located at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. The exhibition opens to the public on Friday, June 5 and runs through July 26th, 2015.