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Artist Mary Rose O'Connell


An example of fine art by Mary Rose O'Connell

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://OConnellFineArt.com

  • Year Born: 1958

  • Whistler Museum of Art Studio Artist Lowell Massachusetts

  • Portrait, Figurative, StillLife, Landscape, Seascape

  • Studio and Plein Air Painter

  • Price Range: $250.00 - $10,000.00





Biography


Mary Rose O’Connell, a lifelong resident of Massachusetts, is a classically trained artist working in several genres. She is primarily an oil painter with concentrations in portrait, landscape, marine and still life paintings. Her paintings and commission works are done in both oil and acrylic with a wide variety of options from gallery wrap to gilded framing. The paintings are often done from life and may also be done from high quality photographs and field studies when desired. In pursuit of her artistic training Mary Rose had many years of formal training in the Boston School tradition. Mary Rose’s work shows the benefit of a strong grounding in draftsmanship and design. This style of painting is done in natural light and is influenced by the beautiful colors of the Impressionists.
SELECTED AWARDS
2021 Copley Society of Art Fellowship at the Cape Ann Museum in Gloucester, Massachusetts
2021 North Shore Arts Association Guild of Boston Artists Award in Memory of Carlton Plummer for Excellence in Painting,
 Arrangement of Roses
2021 North Shore Arts Association Georgianna Waterhouse Memorial Award for Excellence in Painting Fresh Spray
2021 North Shore Arts Association Rosamond Smith Bouve Memorial Award Winter's End Copley Square
2020 North Shore Arts Association Honorable Mention Twilight
2019 Boldbrush Regram Winner Along the Iron Fence
2019 North Shore Arts Association Art Supply Award Surf
2019 FASO Boldbrush Painting Competition Finalist Surf 
2019 Rockport Art Association and Museum Patty and John Wentworth Award for Excellence The Breakfast Table
2017  FASO BoldBrush Painting Competition June Second Place Winner Portrait of  Sara   
2016 FASO BoldBrush Painting Competition September Best Acrylic Painting The North End
2016  Lowell Garden Cemetery Exhibition First Place Lowell Garden Cemetery
2015  Brush Gallery First Place  Fabulous Forgeries Lady Agnew After Sargent
2014  Francesca Anderson Fine Art/ Portraits North Director's Choice Award Almost Miniatures Show  Swan Boat
2013  Rockport Art Association and Museum Fall Juried Members Show Excellence in Painting  Portrait of [...]

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