A resident of Sedona, Arizona, Mary Dove earned both a Bachelor and a Master of Education Degree from Texas Tech University. Her college education began as an architect major. She moved through commercial art, technical illustration to discover her artistic ‘voice’ as an illustrator; graduated with a major in art education. Her fine art, as a result, depicts an understanding of structure, a keen eye for detail, and the comprehensive skill of execution which invokes a quality of realistic expressionism with a sprinkle of impressionism.
Growing up in Houston, Texas Mary’s dad made certain she was exposed to a variety of life experiences. These included all manner of wild life, birds, nature, sports and even food. Such invaluable encounters have enabled her to breathe life and soul into everything chosen to draw or paint. Diversification thus became, and remains today, the hallmark of her work. Mary’s paintings range from landscapes and architectural structures to big game animals, pet portraits and still life. Numerous awards and honors have been granted to Mary Dove.
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New Mexico Shifting White Sands Grass
Sedona Dry Beaver
New Mex Casa de Lamy
Texas Green Jay
Blue Domes of Santorini