Born 1947 in Quincy, and raised in rural Hanover, Massachusetts, Marieluise Hutchinson lived in a childhood home built about 1820 on eleven acres of land with a barn. This farm setting afforded her a first hand experience of the New England farmscapes, which she has made her primary subject matter when she became a painter.
She belongs to the American generation who grew up after World War II and prior to the Vietnam quagmire, for whom patriotism was not yet politicized, and pride in the country was something to be shared with one's neighbors.
Hutchinson's paintings reflect her trust in America: without stridency, there is almost always a flag displayed; there are families in these homes who are ne
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