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Artist Mary Mansey


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Biography



 
Since childhood, Mary Mansey, has been fascinated by the Mediterranean Sea – with its streams of color, light, and reflections.
 
She was born and raised in Annecy, the Venice of Alps. Growing up on the shores of the pristine Lac d’Annecy, its cristalline and transparent waters nurtured her interest in depicting the light reflections on the water surface. 
 

"Morning Light on French Canal",  Archival Pigment Print, 16x23 inches ( Annecy)
 
She developed an early connection with the lake shores and seashores which has deepened as she studies the Mediterranean sea and its colors through her photograpy. 
 
She has always been a photographer and inspired by her father and uncle who were always capturing something with a camera.
 
It was a trip to Rome as a young woman that solidified Mansey’s desire to be an artist. In a city built upon a historic representation of art and where anywhere one walks they can find work by some of the most revered artists in the Western art. Where public plazas and artchitecture all echo the artistic spirit, it is no wonder that integrating art and life became a goal for Mansey.
 
Mansey travels whenever possible between the shores of the Mediterranean and the shores of the lakes, with water and harbours her favourite subjects.
 
 
In Herculanum
 

In Pompeii
 
Mary has won many international awards : the Milan International Tiepolo Award 2016 ; Roma Imperial International Prize, Museo del Bramante, Piazza del Popolo, Rome, 2015 ; « The New Heirs of Jackson Pollock », Villa Castelnuovo, Palermo, Italy 2015 and Chianciano International Award for Photography and Digital Art, Sienna, Italy 2010.
 
Mansey’s photographs have been exhibited internationally in galleries in the United States and museums in Europe.
 
Mary’s work is collected internationnally in private collections :Genève, San Diego, Los Angeles, New York, Floride, Marseille, Paris, Aix les Bains, Grenoble, Milan ; as well as public collections : Faure Museum Aix les Bains France, [...]

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