Mary Ann Cleary is a 2014 ECRAC McKnight Fellowship artist. She will use her Fellowship to stud the relationship of color and light in a controlled setting using simple still life setups and painting them. For more information go to her website at: http://maryanncleary.com/
To me, art is a way of expressing something in two dimensions that normally would be taken for granted by others in life. I love capturing the emotional essence of that moment in time. As I pursue my passion, I hope to capture those precious moments with the magic of a paintbrush or a stick of pastel by utilizing light, something ordinary and make it something magical and emotional to the viewer.