MariasIdeasArt

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Announcement    Eco friendly art, hand painted Custom, Personalized ART, HOUSE and PET portraits and original commissions made especially for YOU! I've been painting professionally for the past 40 years in Pittsburgh, PA as Maria's Ideas.
Check out my website too: www.MariasIdeas.com

My art is also available in the gift shop at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, PA
and
Johno's Art Studio in the the south side slopes of Pittsburgh.
1705 Arlington Ave. Pgh., PA 15210. The studio is OPEN Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11am-5pm and Thursdays 12pm-6pm, and the 1st Saturday of each month 11am-3pm.

Since childhood, my favorite subjects to paint have always been animals, birds and the magic of the natural world. I hope to inspire others through my art, to respect wildlife and nature and discover the wonderful world that Mother Nature provides. Being the featured artist for the National Aviary Wings & Wildlife Art Show 2017.

The subject matter for my art varies, I use different mediums to create my art. I'm grateful to be earning a living thru my art, and thrilled to know others enjoy it!

MY PAINTINGS Fine Art original paintings are created with professional grade artist acrylics on gallery wrapped stretched canvas, I also work with watercolors, pen and ink and various mediums. Hand painted TEA BAGS using eco friendly everyday items to create art.

I accept commissions for various types of custom art to fulfill your creative needs. Need a Creative hand? Use Mine!

I've been teaching art classes since 2019 and VIRTUAL painting classes 2020 and 2021 for the National Aviary, Pittsburgh Penguins , American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania, Epilepsy Foundation Camp Frog, Girl Scouts and other events and groups. Private, virtual classes are available too- convo me in interested, more to be added to my website soon.

MY MIXED MEDIA paintings embellished with vintage treasures such as buttons, jewelry, crystals & found objects adding dimension and texture, making each painting a one-of-a-kind unique work of art.

I AM INSPIRED MOSTLY BY WILDLIFE AND NATURE, BUT I PAINT WHAT MOVES ME...OFTEN ONCE I BEGIN A PIECE IT TAKES ON A LIFE OF ITS OWN...I GO WITH THE FLOW WITH EXCITEMENT NOT KNOWING WHAT WILL DEVELOP!

To see public places in Pittsburgh where you can view my work please visit my website: www.MariasIdeas.com

Thank you stopping by...I appreciate your visit.
please feel free to contact me with questions!

May you smile as you view my art!

Maria

@MariasIdeasArt facebook and instagram

Check out my other shop:
Upcycled art & Vintage Treasures & Unique Art Supplies
http://www.etsy.com/shop/raspberryrobin

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 17, 2022

Eco friendly art, hand painted Custom, Personalized ART, HOUSE and PET portraits and original commissions made especially for YOU! I've been painting professionally for the past 40 years in Pittsburgh, PA as Maria's Ideas.
Check out my website too: www.MariasIdeas.com

My art is also available in the gift shop at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, PA
and
Johno's Art Studio in the the south side slopes of Pittsburgh.
1705 Arlington Ave. Pgh., PA 15210. The studio is OPEN Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11am-5pm and Thursdays 12pm-6pm, and the 1st Saturday of each month 11am-3pm.

Since childhood, my favorite subjects to paint have always been animals, birds and the magic of the natural world. I hope to inspire others through my art, to respect wildlife and nature and discover the wonderful world that Mother Nature provides. Being the featured artist for the National Aviary Wings & Wildlife Art Show 2017.

The subject matter for my art varies, I use different mediums to create my art. I'm grateful to be earning a living thru my art, and thrilled to know others enjoy it!

MY PAINTINGS Fine Art original paintings are created with professional grade artist acrylics on gallery wrapped stretched canvas, I also work with watercolors, pen and ink and various mediums. Hand painted TEA BAGS using eco friendly everyday items to create art.

I accept commissions for various types of custom art to fulfill your creative needs. Need a Creative hand? Use Mine!

I've been teaching art classes since 2019 and VIRTUAL painting classes 2020 and 2021 for the National Aviary, Pittsburgh Penguins , American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania, Epilepsy Foundation Camp Frog, Girl Scouts and other events and groups. Private, virtual classes are available too- convo me in interested, more to be added to my website soon.

MY MIXED MEDIA paintings embellished with vintage treasures such as buttons, jewelry, crystals & found objects adding dimension and texture, making each painting a one-of-a-kind unique work of art.

I AM INSPIRED MOSTLY BY WILDLIFE AND NATURE, BUT I PAINT WHAT MOVES ME...OFTEN ONCE I BEGIN A PIECE IT TAKES ON A LIFE OF ITS OWN...I GO WITH THE FLOW WITH EXCITEMENT NOT KNOWING WHAT WILL DEVELOP!

To see public places in Pittsburgh where you can view my work please visit my website: www.MariasIdeas.com

Thank you stopping by...I appreciate your visit.
please feel free to contact me with questions!

May you smile as you view my art!

Maria

@MariasIdeasArt facebook and instagram

Check out my other shop:
Upcycled art & Vintage Treasures & Unique Art Supplies
http://www.etsy.com/shop/raspberryrobin

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About MariasIdeasArt

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Childhood dream of becoming an artist comes true!

​​About the Artist: Maria DeSimone Prascak is a self- taught artist best known for her custom murals and fine art in her home town of Pittsburgh, PA. Her art is described as enchanting, colorful, imaginative and aesthetically pleasing. Painting professionally since 1982 she’s had the opportunity to apply a variety of mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, pen and ink, airbrushing and mixed media. Influenced by her client’s wide range of requests, she's learned to be versatile, therefore the subject matter varies from landscapes, house portraits, imaginary, architectural to wildlife, nature and pets and more motivating her to learn different techniques for example, realistic, trompe loeil, impressionistic, imaginary, expressionistic, whimsical, and old world styles.

Over 450 feet of Maria’s murals can be seen throughout Sarris Candies in Canonsburg, PA. A 30 ft mural in the learning center at National Aviary, and art in their gift shop. Multiple murals at The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, PPG Paints Arena, numerous local restaurants cafes, homes and businesses.

Maria’s art is sold online, at local art shows, sole exhibits and the gift shops at the National Aviary. She was the featured artist for the Aviary’s Wings & Wildlife Art Show 2017 and teaches art classes for the National Aviary.

Featured on local tv, radio and a variety of publications her art is current often influenced by her life. She is active in local communities “giving back” aiming to inspire others through her work and teaching classes, LIVE and VIRTUAL classes for all skill levels. Passionate about art since childhood writing and illustrating her own books and creating art, she was determined to become a full time artist. Maria is immersed in art and works closely with her client’s bringing their ideas to life. She is grateful and humbled to serve others through her art. Making others happy is inspirational and motivates her to continue painting everyday
For more info: www.MariasIdeas.com

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  • Maria DeSimone Prascak

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    A self- taught artist known for custom murals & fine art in Pittsburgh, PA. Her art is described as enchanting & imaginative. Painting professionally since 1982 as Maria's Ideas. Inspiring others thru art classes, live & virtual. www.MariasIdeas.com

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Last updated on May 10, 2022
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