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Artist Marie Sheehy-Walker


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Biography


 
Marie Sheehy-Walker is an artist native to Long Island, New York and presently lives in
Centerport.  After receiving her BFA from Rosemont College, Pa., she studied at the Art Student’s League in New York City under Robert Brachman, Robert Beverly Hale, and   Gustav Rehberger. 
 
Marie is a classical artist who works in pastel, oil and watercolor. She has been strongly
influenced by the beauty of our natural world and her inspirations spring from the grandeur of our National Parks to the old boots in the basement.   Her travels to Denali, Glacier, Yellowstone,  Yosemite,  Grand Canyon, and Tongariro (N.Z.)  National Parks (to name only a few) are the inspiration for many of her works
 
In addition to working out of her own studio, Marie has over 40 years of experience as an art teacher.  She is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America, the American Artists Professional League, the Salmagundi Club, the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club as well as many local groups. She has been listed in Who’s Who in American Art since 1984. Marie’s work has won numerous top awards and has been exhibited at the National Academy of Design in NYC, the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park, the Salmagundi Club (NYC), the Lever House gallery (NYC), the Bergen County Museum (NJ), the Nassau County Museum in Roslyn and numerous other venues. She has been an invited artist showing with the Pastel Society of Taipei for the last 3 years.
 
Works can be viewed on her website at:  mariesheehywalker.com
 
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