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Artist Marsha Savage


An example of fine art by Marsha Savage

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.marshasavage.com

  • Year Born: 1949

  • I started painting over 50 years ago!

  • I did not go to art school, but have taken workshops from some fantastic artists.

  • I keep learning by reading about and doing art, but teaching others helps me continue to fine tune my art.

  • Price Range: $350.00 - $5,000.00
    (This price range was estimated with limited info and may be inaccurate)




The Artist Says:


I have several quotes I like, one of them being "play and make all the mistakes because it teaches you more than doing it correctly the first time." My favorite quote that I read somewhere: "It's the journey, not the destination."




Biography


The inspiration for Marsha's art comes from a love of nature and outdoor activity. Some of her earliest memories are of taking off shoes and wading in a creek, picking up a pretty rock, looking at the moss and running her hands over it. There's something about moss that just makes her want to feel it. She creates paintings from the Southeastern US, but also enjoy painting plein air in other places she visits. She loves to spend a little time walking and exploring each new location before starting to paint. It allows her to soak up some of the color partnerships found there; the way they integrate and harmonize with each other is usually first in her thought process.Marsha has been painting for almost 50 years. Several of Marsha's paintings were chosen for the Georgia State Capital, offices of David Ralston, Speaker of the House: a 48" x 36" oil painting, and two smaller paintings. There were four large oil paintings commissioned for the Northeast Georgia Regional Hospital in Gainesville, GA, which are installed in the Surgical Wing waiting room. The same company also commissioned a large oil, 30" x 66" for a new wing of a hospital in Braselton, GA. Marsha has paintings in corporate and private collections across the United States.

She has won numerous awards at regional, National and International Juried Exhibitions. These few highlights of the paintings that have won awards are special to her. She was awarded “Second Place” by Judge Dawn Whitelaw at the 2016 BRMAA/SAAG National Show for a her painting, “The Ridge in Red.” The painting “Willeo Park Misty” won “Best of Show” at the 2010 Great Chattahoochee Paint Out in Roswell GA, an "Award of Distinction" at the 2012 Women Painters of the Southeast First Annual Show in Jacksonville, FL and was [...]

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