Using photos from exploration trips I captured this scene of birds in a courtyard. I painted the birds in the foreground , middle ground and background in various sizes to create depth. I used artistic license to enhance the buildings. In simplifying the forms of the figures, an overall pattern emerges.

- Mary Pratt

City Birds
MARY PRATT


Oil painting on stretched canvas
Finished white edges
Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind
Signed on front
2017

48" h x 48" w x 1.5" d
12 lbs. 0 oz.

$4,275

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Artist
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.