Mary L. Hart is active/lives in Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut / England. Mary Hart is known for gestural painting, geological and botanical, miniature paintings of natural objects.
Biography Mary Hart
Mary Hart was born in 1960 in Connecticut. Her childhood experiences were shaped by her mother's training in the natural sciences, particularly botany and geology. Hart's mature work is known for its close observation of natural forms.
She earned her MFA at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College where she was the recipient of the Elaine de Kooning scholarship in Painting. Hart has lived and worked in Portland, Maine since the 1980's.
Hart's early work was influenced by Cezanne and Monet with their emphasis on direct and spontaneous recording of daily life and their practice of plein aire painting. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1982 with an honors degree in English
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