Author: Mary St.George

Open House / Art Exhibition / Nov 27,28

December 31, 2021

I had the pleasure of sharing our home with 5 other artists for a weekend Open House.  Please have a look at the images below and my artist statement. My recent work focuses on the subject of abandoned buildings in Portugal.   There is plenty of mystery and history in the decaying architecture. The textures, colours…

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Trespassing 2021

September 13, 2021

This is a compilation of stills, videos and mixed media artworks I have made inspired by abandoned buildings in Portugal where I live.

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Exhibition ‘The Art of Lockdown’

July 12, 2021

This exhibition came about when 2  friends and I decided to exhibit work that we had been doing during lockdown. In my case it was about drawing and sketching in the Serra de Sintra where I live the result of which became a book entitled ‘Watercolours from a Lockdown / Aguarelas de um Confinamento’.  …

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Post Open Studio – images and remarks

March 25, 2018

The Open Studio weekend was a successful event for myself and my art students.  This was held simultaneously with my art colleague Franka Struys.  In the future we hope to include more artists.  It is dynamic to share ideas and discuss  different approaches to art. It is equally good to find art students who might…

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Collective Exhibition at Quinta do Cabo da Roca, Portugal

December 15, 2017

I selected a few mixed media artworks on canvas from my ongoing  ‘Trespassing’ and ‘Music & Monuments’ projects.  Some of the works depict buildings in ruins in an area of great natural beauty.  Some have been ‘upgraded’ as tourist venues.  Others are waiting to be developed and the hope is that their intrinsic historic qualities…

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