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About mary garoutte

Welcome to Mary Garoutte Fine Art; a blog and visual diary of my inspirations and past/recent art. I am a Halifax-based visual artist who paints primarily in the representational tradition, but often delve into abstract. I have been painting / art-making all my life since childhood, and graduated from NSCAD University in 2004.

Joy & Sorrow

This will be a long blog post. Mainly because it’s been a long while since I’ve contributed anything to my blog. I often resist to urge to write when I’m busy, as I never want to post regurgitated, flat, art … Continue reading

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FEATURED ARTIST: Gary Taxali

I STUMBLED UPON Gary Taxali a few years ago while randomly searching for strong, graphic work as inspiration for a product design commission I was doing for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College’s ORIGINS Project. Upon discovery of Gary’s work, I was instantly … Continue reading

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Breathing Space

A lot has transpired during this ferociously harsh and frustratingly drawn-out winter. Enough to just about forget how cold and miserable it has been. I loathe winter. I know loathe is a strong word, but this particular season in Eastern Canada has dissolved the already … Continue reading

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ART CLASSES (To Beat The Winter Blues) …

Yes, it is still winter. Yes, it is only the end of January (ugh). If you’re anything like me, and you live in the Northern Hemisphere – where the snow, bitter cold winds and bad weather during the winter is … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Of Year Again..

This will be my first blog entry of the New Year (sadly, the first one since the fall), but I figure I am not doing too badly, since it is still technically considered the ‘new year’. After a long absence … Continue reading

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POST CARDS FROM HOME

This blog post is aptly named, since it was the title for my painting exhibition last month. I promised I would post the show online, so here are all 19 paintings. They are oil painted on birch panel mounted on … Continue reading

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