Marian MacKerer is a contemporary still life painter who has been working in oil for the past fifteen years. After a retail management career and raising two children, Marian started painting in 2005 taking an informal acrylic class which led to completing an AFA in Studio Art from Montgomery College, Rockville, MD in 2008. She is a recent resident of Southport, North Carolina and is an active member of Associated Artists of Southport, Oak Island Art Guild, Wilmington Art Association, and The Artisans. She has won awards in juried shows and exhibits locally at Franklin Gallery.
As a still life artist, I strive for capturing three dimensional qualities on a flat canvas, emphasizing light and shadows to capture a realistic still life. I use a bold palette and stage my compositions with everyday objects. Using both large and small format, I tell a story through my compositions to connect the viewer to familiar memories.
For additional information, please visit my website at www.marianmackerer.com.