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May Exhibit: Mary Hurst (Fine Art/Oil)

posted: 46 month ago by Heidi Haldeen  |  No Comments ;


Mary Hurst (new juried artist)

We first met Mary in a MountainMade Studio class (Encaustic Painting with Michael Doig). It was no surprise in November 2009 when Mary’s work was juried in. She thinks “BIG.” Mary’s chosen medium is oil paints, abstracting from the plant life in her native Appalachian Mountains.

She tries to convey the sense of spirituality that can be felt while visiting a forest. She isolates and combines moments of particular appeal. Mary intuitively reacts to the colors and design elements within the forest floor, allowing them to evolve naturally.

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The How and Why of MountainMade’s Artist Jury Process

posted: 48 month ago by Heidi Haldeen  |  1 Comment ;
There are many reasons to submit your art to the MountainMade Jury process. Professional feedback, marketing resources, and being represented by a well-respected artist organization are just a few.

There are many reasons to submit your art to the MountainMade Jury process. Professional feedback, marketing resources, and being represented by a well-respected artist organization are just a few of the ways you will benefit from applying to be a MountainMade artist.

At MountainMade, we believe our artist jury process sets us apart from other organizations. Our customers and our artists benefit from the artist jury process. MountainMade shoppers know they are getting very high quality, well made art from an organization that cares for its artists, and our artists receive valuable feedback and marketing resources.

MountainMade is gearing up for the first of 3 Jury Session in 2010. We will be working with our artist jurors on Monday, March 22, 2010 to review the works artists have submitted so far this year. We understand that submitting art to the MountainMade jury process is an emotional experience, but we also believe is personally and professional rewarding. That is why we commit the day to review and remark on the pieces submitted, making an effort to provide honest, insightful, and useful feedback to all participating artists. Read All