Mary Neville: Refreshed

Mary Neville: Refreshed

My creative inquiry lately has been creating paintings that emotionally fuse my past, present and future.  Allowing for subtle shifts of thoughts and action. Less devoted on the horizon line of the future outcome. I am anchoring myself in the present with anticipation...
Mary Neville Art – A Dark Horse Year

Mary Neville Art – A Dark Horse Year

“Dark Horse” Mixed Media on Paper This year was a long shot, Sink or swim time. How do I buoy myself and maintain an art business? I found resources I didn’t know I have. I added fuel to my artistic fire, and found ways to heighten my creative...
Mary Neville – It’s always summer somewhere

Mary Neville – It’s always summer somewhere

Summer 25×25 Summer is waning, shadows now stretch across my courtyard and my succulents are happy for the shade. Pool toys have started to deflate and the elms are dropping leaves on the driveway and all over my car. Here, the orioles have left for now to seek a...
Pamela Grau, Mary Neville and Wrona Gall have exhibit at Azu

Pamela Grau, Mary Neville and Wrona Gall have exhibit at Azu

I love lost socks, not only for their sculptural qualities but because these little gems have gender, character and personalities. They reveal age and purpose while serving as metaphors for community. They show us that we are all the same and yet at the truly...
Taking Small Steps for Big Impact by Mary Neville

Taking Small Steps for Big Impact by Mary Neville

Do you ever get so bogged down in the big stuff that you forget that one small step starts the journey of a thousand miles? I am currently reading a book about Kaizen. The Japanese philosophy of taking the smallest possible step that you can take to move you...
New Show with 3 Abstract Painters from Ojai Studio Artists!

New Show with 3 Abstract Painters from Ojai Studio Artists!

Alternatively applying complex textures and pigments to record an experience and then removing previous layers to delete a memory, Artists Wrona GALL, Pam GRAU and Mary NEVILLE analytically and intuitively invigorate their paintings to stimulate a visceral response to...