Continuing with the female back series I painted "Chignon." Her name reflects her hair style tied in a bun at the nape of her neck. I slashed color about, with gold leaf presenting through the paint. The work comes wired to hang. The painting continues around the sides.

- Mary Pratt


Oil painting on stretched canvas

Signed on front

48" h x 24" w x 1.5" d
10 lbs. 0 oz.



Mary Pratt
Buford, Georgia

Getting to Know Mary

Mary Pratt, a Georgia-based artist, is known for her impressionistic yet modern oil paintings that capture the world with a jovial poise. Her soft, ethereal palette is complemented by the occasional bright pop of color. The artist’s aesthetic choices are intuitive rather than premeditated. Through her gestural brushstrokes, Mary’s paintings summon a joyful, even childlike, emotional response. Her style is nuanced by a range of inspirations, including scenery from the state of Georgia. The personal edge that Mary brings to each painting alters and enhances recognizable subject matter, cultivating an imaginative visual experience.