Mary Kay Holladay's Profile

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My name is Mary Kay Holladay. I have always loved the creative process whether it was sewing clothes for myself or my children, decorating my home, doing crafts or painting. I know with certainty that painting is what brings the greatest joy to my life. For many years, my art had to take a back seat to my work and raising four children but that is no longer the case. My children are grown and have their own families. I have retired from over 40 years in the highly regulated field of laboratory and transfusion medicine. When I first started painting, I worked in oils then watercolor and now I use mostly acrylic. My style was initially representational but have recently started doing abstract and contemporary work. I absolutely love the freedom this gives me - perhaps because for all those years when I was working, there were so many rules & regulations that had to be followed. I like bright colors and textures and it's great fun to…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 28
  • Joined January 6, 2011

Favorite materials

Canvas, acrylic paints, art papers, various acrylic mediums, found items

About

My name is Mary Kay Holladay. I have always loved the creative process whether it was sewing clothes for myself or my children, decorating my home, doing crafts or painting. I know with certainty that painting is what brings the greatest joy to my life. For many years, my art had to take a back seat to my work and raising four children but that is no longer the case. My children are grown and have their own families. I have retired from over 40 years in the highly regulated field of laboratory and transfusion medicine. When I first started painting, I worked in oils then watercolor and now I use mostly acrylic. My style was initially representational but have recently started doing abstract and contemporary work. I absolutely love the freedom this gives me - perhaps because for all those years when I was working, there were so many rules & regulations that had to be followed. I like bright colors and textures and it's great fun to see how things evolve into the finished product.
I hope seeing my work will bring you pleasure & joy and make you want to have it hanging in your home.

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