Mary Ann Carroll
Mary Ann Carroll was active/lived in Florida. Mary Ann Carroll is known for idealized landscape and skyscape.
Biography Mary Ann Carroll
An African-Amercan landscape and skyscape painter that as a young woman in the 1950s was one of the original members of a Florida group called The Highwaymen, Mary Ann Carroll along with the other "Highwaymen" tried to paint her way out of the despair she felt holding jobs and watching others labor in places such as citrus groves and packing houses.
Original members were James Gibson, Alfred Hair, Harold Newton and Livingston Roberts. The only female member was MaryAnn Carroll. Their major influence was Albert Backus, a white man often referred to as the Dean of Florida painters who had a fanciful formula involving huge cumulus clouds billowing over the ocean. The Highwaymen created hybrid versions of his style, and their work is so
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