This mixed-media abstract found a new Home recently and I wish to thank my new collectors for acquiring this piece. In this oil painting, a blue starfish & a cowrie shell add dimension, texture and interest through some sort of “camouflage”. It always amazes me to see how Nature plays with color, to hide, frighten, or seduce…. Here, the cowrie shell shows that it was used by generations of Continue Reading
When your mom brings you home a “Bouquet de fleurs”, this is my way of saying Thank You😍
I had no time for oil painting last night, so l grabbed my pastels instead and Continue Reading
Did you know that???
The turn of a snail’s shell is called a whorl. In 99 percent of all snail species, that whorl goes in a clockwise direction. Because they open to the right, they are also called “dextral”.
I checked a few of mine, like Continue Reading
2018 Summer Art Show
My solo show is still running at the renowned Trattoria Fratelli restaurant. It will last until the end of August.
Thank you to the collectors who acquired a new piece for their Home. Continue Reading
Opening Reception March 2nd, 2018
Marie Wohlfahrt Solo Exhibition at Lebanon Picture Frame & Art Gallery
My first 2018 Solo exhibition was interactive & fun! Despite the cold air, collectors & friends gifted us with their visit, enthusiasm and warmth! While they were looking at my Nautical Abstracts, I took this opportunity to shoot a video Continue Reading
Outer shell, inner soul and creative process
Earlier this week, I was participating in a focus group and the facilitator asked me: “why are you using seashells in your abstract paintings? what do they represent in your artistic expression?”
So I had to pause, gear my brain toward my native language, which usually (but not always) helps me “extract” my ideas.
And I sort of articulated, the best I could with my french accent: “The seashell really is the remaining element of a former Continue Reading
Seashells lived, their shell remained, and are now upcycled in a unique mixed-media artwork. This is their SeaCyle. We each have our own.
Re-center. Be well, Continue Reading
I am adding fresh layers of paint on my website!!! Once complete, this will make it a more interactive platform for us to exchange! This is an exciting and also challenging process so stay tuned! Continue Reading