Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Let's get to know our members' weekly. (Maxine Hess)

Maxine Hess

Maxine Hess examines Transformation through her art. Her muses are Women and Nature. In nature what intrigue her most is trees and sea fans. In women specifically the way they can flow from one complex state to another to survive and flourish. She compares women to trees and sea fans saying that: "we(women) are fluid in motion like sea fans in the ocean and trees in the wind but grounded”(artist website).
She has a wide base of education starting at the Boston University’s School of Fine and Applied Arts going on to the Atlanta College of Art and the Savannah College of Art & Design. She studied with various experts including Arthur Hoener, Murray Reich And Norman Wagner and our own Helen DeRamus. 
Her beautiful art is included in several shows and she won several awards the last but not the least the First place award in the WCA of San Diego Juried Online Exhibition - "Manipulated". Prepared to be inspired when you look at her website.

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