Mary Mirabal Art

"painting the colors of my soul"

Mary Mirabal Art features the abstract artwork of Tampa, FL based award winning artist, Mary Mirabal.

Gratitude, Grace & Giving

Gratitude, Grace & Giving

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Dear friends,

I have started my gratitude list for Thanksgiving week, something I do every year to reflect on the blessings of the year. And, I want you to know I count you among my many blessings. I am thankful for your kindness. I am thankful for the sharing of my art with friends and family. I am thankful for my collectors whose purchases allow me to continue painting. I am thankful for your daily company on social media. I would not be where I am today without God’s grace and your support.

May this Thanksgiving week find you counting the many blessings of this season of love, giving and sharing.

If you’ll be doing a little “giving” this holiday season, might I recommend a visit to my website, Fine Art Amercia shop or my VIDA fashion shop? I’m sure you’ll find that something special for yourself or someone on your gift list. From artwork to wearable art and home decor, I have you covered.

Click the photo below to visit my Fine Art America shop for art and home decor accessories.

Awakening the Fire, canvas reproduction

Awakening the Fire, canvas reproduction

If fashion is on your gift list, just click the next photo to visit my VIDA shop. You can enjoy BLACKFRIDAY savings NOW with code:BLACKFRIDAY.

Celestial Choir modal scarf

Celestial Choir modal scarf

And, if you haven’t visited my website recently, you find some new artwork has been added. I’ve also added a 2019 full cover calendar to my website. Limited supplies so please get yours now before they run out. Just click the image below to find the calendars.

Thank you so much for being fans, patrons and collectors of my art. Your support means the world to me. Wishing you and yours a most blessed and Happy Thanksgiving!

Blessings from your artist friend, Mary

Whenever you can’t think of something to be grateful for, remember your breath. With each breath you take, you can say, ‘I am still here.’
— Oprah
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Show Highlights & New Artwork

Show Highlights & New Artwork

Summer has turned to Fall and show season is beginning again here in Florida. The month of August was spent preparing for my current solo show “My World in Color” which opened at the historic Rialto Theatre gallery on September 4 and runs through October 27. The opening reception on September 28 was very well attended and I’m thrilled to say a couple paintings will be going to new homes following the show’s closing.

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I am blessed to have had so many friends come out to help me celebrate the evening. Little did I know four years ago that I would be hosting my third solo art show. I’m still pinching myself to make sure this is really happening.

Hanging the show

Hanging the show

Hanging the show

Hanging the show

After taking a breather from the show opening I started on new paintings using a blue and violet color palette. These two pieces were painted together as companion pieces, one in acrylics and the other oil pastel over an acrylic background. Both are 12 x 12 inches and will be framed. Click on the photos for more info on each piece.

Blue Calm, acrylic on canvas

Blue Calm, acrylic on canvas

Spirit Shrine, acrylic and oil pastel on canvas

Spirit Shrine, acrylic and oil pastel on canvas

Limitless, acrylic on canvas

Limitless, acrylic on canvas

I’m excited about another solo show scheduled to open February 2019. I’ll share more once all the i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed on the contract. I’ll be taking my art “on the road” for this show. Stay tuned friends.

Don’t forget my VIDA fashion line make GREAT gift ideas for the holidays. Just click the button below to see the new additions to my line. This is the Bluebird Cashmere scarf designed after my "‘Bluebird"‘ painting.

Bluebird Cashmere Scarf

Bluebird Cashmere Scarf

Thank you so much for being fans, patrons and collectors of my art. Your support means the world to me.

Blessings from your artist, Mary

To love what you do and feel it matters—how can anything be more fun?
— Katherine Graham, publisher
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Doors and Windows

Doors and Windows

Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.
— Mignon McLaughlin

I usually end my posts with a quote, but it seemed fitting to begin this one with this quote by Mignon McLaughlin. During my art retreat in Santa Fe this summer I created a few paintings that ended up starting a new series for me -- Door and Windows. The blue of the sky and cloud formations in New Mexico continue to mesmerize me. Even more so when I spent time outdoors painting.

Georgia O'Keeffe, 'In the Patio, 1948'

Georgia O'Keeffe, 'In the Patio, 1948'

Inspired by works by Georgia O'Keeffe, who also had a fascination for doors; this new series flowed so effortlessly as if it was a story that had to be told. How often have you wondered what is behind a particular door or window? When I paint, it's with an abstracted view of what I see in life. Perhaps the door or window is just a glimpse of what my mind sees. I'll leave the final interpretation up to you. 

Here are my latest paintings in the Windows and Doors series started in Santa Fe. I hope you will enjoy them. 

New Beginnings, 12 x 12 inches, acrylic on canvas 

New Beginnings, 12 x 12 inches, acrylic on canvas 

Soul Searching, 14 x 14 inches, acrylic on canvas

Soul Searching, 14 x 14 inches, acrylic on canvas

Two Worlds, 24 x 36 inches, acrylic on canvas

Two Worlds, 24 x 36 inches, acrylic on canvas

Portal, 24 x 36 inches, acrylic on canvas

Portal, 24 x 36 inches, acrylic on canvas

This has been a very exciting series and a new direction for me to paint; and, I look forward to adding more windows and doors in the future. I'd love to know what you think of them. Just drop me a line or two in the comments.

I'll be showing these new paintings at my solo show next month at the Rialto Theatre in Tampa, FL. If you're local, I invite you to put September 28 on your calendar for the opening reception. The show runs September to October 28.

Thank you so much for being fans, patrons and collectors of my art. Your support means the world to me.

Blessings from your artist, Mary

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Specializing in abstract painting

Tampa, FL

www.marymirabalart.com

contact me at: mary@marymirabalart.com