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Mari Matis Bishop
Bisbee , Arizona - United States
Acrylics - Other/Misc.


Innovative. Captivating. Boundless. These are words that describe Mari Matis Bishop's body of work. Oeuvre.
She remarked recently, "I certainly have the capacity to evolve and reinvent my art again and again and again."

Mari is formally trained in the genre of Abstract Expressionism but her work spans the myriad from figurative to abstract to maritime art without missing a single beat. Mari credits much of her inspiration to the Artists she studied at The Museum of Modern Art while living in New York City where she spent days and years sitting and poring over the works of Frankenthaler, Pollock, Krasner, de Kooning, Mitchell and other modern and contemporary artists.

I also work with 35mm film, mixed-media including oil, acrylic, pastels and other materials. I work with great intensity and profound contemplation, especially in my paintings. My work remains experimental with the process always at the forefront.

I choose experimental processes and it...
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"Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself." (Anawanitia)

the canvas of the mind*

it may be i have taken a meditative turn to paint paint paint. my film must currently wait.

exerpt 'THE ART SPIRIT" by robert henri
When the artist is alive in any person, whatever his kind of work may be, he becomes an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressing creature. he upsets, enlightens, and opens ways for a better understanding.

We are not here to do what has already been done *

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Mari Matis Bishop
2010-10-03 20:59:59
through paint and photography the subjects are metamorphosed from the banal into the sublime
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