Mary de Blacam
Mary de Blacam was born in Lansing, Michigan, USA. Her family later moved to Dublin, where she grew up. Mary is a graduate of the Mackintosh School of Art, Glasgow, she is now based in Dublin. Mary has exhibited at the following Dublin Galleries: Gormleys Fine Art, Leinster Gallery, The Origin Gallery, The Copper House Gallery, Steambox Studios and Locks Restaurant.
"My work tends to feature bold colours that provide an immediate impact, while seeming to resonate within the context of the cool Irish climate. I suppose my style could be described as semi-abstract. I like to challenge the viewer, and my work has been described by some critics as broadly expressionist in nature. I like to work quickly in acrylics, using coarse brushwork, executed in a gestural style, often on a compact scale, but I am also happy to take on the challenge of larger formats. Being an impulsive person in many ways I go where my imagination takes me, being subject to few rules and frequent changes of mind, which works well for me!”
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