MaryElizabethArts

Artistic Creations for Life's Celebrations

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
| 11,320 Sales | 5 out of 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars

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Announcement    Thanks for visiting Mary Elizabeth Arts! I'm happy to include a note-card with your personal message. If you are shipping items as a gift, simply type your gift message in the "note to seller" section at the time of checkout. Shipping gifts to friends and family is easy. I do not include pricing information in my packages.

♦ I respond quickly to messages, please don't hesitate to contact me for any reason! I love the opportunity to chat with my customers. I take great pride in my products and customer service and I look forward to hearing from you.

♦ Check out my most recent magazine publications in, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Woman's Day, and Our State Magazine.

I ship most orders USPS Priority Mail (2-3 days in transit). However, if you are ordering in December, please expect major shipping delays. You will be emailed a tracking notice when your order ships so you can track your package online. I ship to the address provided on Etsy.

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WEBSITE ------> www.maryelizabetharts.com
INSTAGRAM -> https://www.instagram.com/maryelizabetharts/

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My designs are copyrighted. Mary Elizabeth Arts L.L.C. is a registered trademark.

Please read my shop policies for more details about my work and shipping details: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/MaryElizabethArts/policies

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Last updated on Oct 25, 2022

Thanks for visiting Mary Elizabeth Arts! I'm happy to include a note-card with your personal message. If you are shipping items as a gift, simply type your gift message in the "note to seller" section at the time of checkout. Shipping gifts to friends and family is easy. I do not include pricing information in my packages.

♦ I respond quickly to messages, please don't hesitate to contact me for any reason! I love the opportunity to chat with my customers. I take great pride in my products and customer service and I look forward to hearing from you.

♦ Check out my most recent magazine publications in, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Woman's Day, and Our State Magazine.

I ship most orders USPS Priority Mail (2-3 days in transit). However, if you are ordering in December, please expect major shipping delays. You will be emailed a tracking notice when your order ships so you can track your package online. I ship to the address provided on Etsy.

♦ Read my feedback to get a sense of how other customers have reviewed my work: http://www.etsy.com/people/marywibis/feedback

WEBSITE ------> www.maryelizabetharts.com
INSTAGRAM -> https://www.instagram.com/maryelizabetharts/

Happy to be a member of the Full Time Etsy Crafters Team.

My designs are copyrighted. Mary Elizabeth Arts L.L.C. is a registered trademark.

Please read my shop policies for more details about my work and shipping details: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/MaryElizabethArts/policies

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About MaryElizabethArts

Sales 11,320
On Etsy since 2007

Artistic Creations for Life's Celebrations.

I invite you to celebrate your next meal as an art-filled experience, toasting to the slow delight of “a fine palate.” Food, wine and art are central in my life. I love the texture of paints, the nuance of light that shimmers through the layers of paint as much as I love the pure flavors and textures of fresh, organic food.

Today, it seems that we are tempted to live without any of those things. We live fast and cheap. We eat mass produced foods from ugly, disposable plates. It has become my passion and profession to restore the art of a simple meal by offering hand painted ceramic and glass dinnerware to compliment every meal. Served on a pure white plate, painted with a simple leaf or flower, a humble supper becomes an extraordinary experience of line, light, color, flavor, aroma and textures.

A little background information:
As a student in Fine Art, I originally specialized in oil and canvas paintings. However, during an archeological trip to Sicily to explore ancient cave paintings, I found painted pottery sherds brought from over from the Greeks, and realized that the precise detail they achieved was created by painting rather than glazing.

The experience left me eager to seek out new mediums for my work, and ceramics and glass became my new canvas. Like the Greeks, I believe that the humble act of eating and drinking should be made as beautiful and sensual as possible. I help you elevate your meal to the next level by allowing you to serve your consciously prepared food and wine on platters and glasses of functional art.

The most rewarding part of working with everyday functional items is that so many more people can appreciate them. I like to think of myself as being a guest at dinner parties around the world.

Come to visit and you’ll find me painting in my studio on our farm in Chapel Hill, NC where we keep chickens, turkeys, a small orchard, year-round vegetable garden and lots of flowers and birds. My favorite time is spent with my capable husband who spoils me with his cooking and my kids who give new definition to what love means.

Cheers to artful living everyday!
Mary Elizabeth

Shop members

  • Mary Elizabeth

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Painter, Photographer, Writer

    Come to visit and you'll find me painting in my studio on our farm in Chapel Hill. Painting is how I express my joy for life. I am prolific and work very hard.

Production partners

  • American Canvas Prints

    Fullerton, CA

    Gorgeous canvas wrap prints, ready to hang, with a protective glossy finish, making the artwork washable so you can hang the artwork in any room of your home or office.

  • Costco

    Chapel Hill, NC

    I have my paintings affordably printed and stretched on canvas that is stretched and wrapped on wooden frames. Hanging hardware is also added so pieces are ready to hang when they arrive.

  • Silkscreen Printer

    Toledo, OH

    I work with a silkscreen printing company in Ohio who prints my designs on everyday drinking glasses. Each one of my original designs is printed in small batches using a silkscreening process.

  • Joe Sink Pottery

    Durham, NC

    local potter, Joe Sink of Joe Sink Pottery makes the mugs and tumblers out of North Carolina clay. I then kiln-fire the pieces a third time with my paintings creating a food-safe and permanent decoration.

  • Millers Lab Professional Imaging

    Pittsburg, KS

    Miller's Professional Imaging is the largest professional lab organization in the United States. They provide professional prints and press products for professional photographers. Since their inception, they have developed a reputation for having the highest quality products.

Shop policies

Last updated on January 23, 2023
Welcome! I hope you enjoy perusing through my painted creations. I love creating each and every one. Painting is my livelihood and dream job come true. Thank you for being a part of my colorful world.

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