Artist Mary Rose O'Connell

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Mary Rose O’Connell, a lifelong resident of Massachusetts, is a classically trained artist working in various 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.
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 Sara
2013  Gloucester North Shore Arts Association  Juried Members Exhibit Reinert Memorial Award Portrait of Terry
2012  Gloucester North Shore Artists Association Juried Members Exhibit Art Supply Wholesale Award  The North End
2011  Whistler House Museum of Art First Place Looking at Lowell Juried Competition  Mill City at Dusk
2010 Whistler Museum Annual Juried Exhibition First Place  A Winter Landscape
2021 North Shore Arts Association  Gordon Grant [...]

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