Mary Hanlon

Acrylic on Canvas

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Artist Bio

Mary Hanlon classifies her acrylic painting style as “Impressionistic Realism” – combining representation with emotional essence, and covering a variety of themes.

She minored in studio art at Trinity College, D.C., earned a M.A.T. in English from Boston University, and was taught by painters Linda Bond, Marjorie Glick, Tom Sutherland, Ellen Rolli, and Brother Edward Rice. Mary was an English teacher, then stay-at-home mom, and taught art in the public schools, YMCA, and Recreation Department.  Exhibits include Melrose Arts Festival, Beebe Estate, Melrose Summer Art Market, and Belmont Gallery of Art.

She is married with 3 grown sons and daughter-in-law.

Artist Statement

I am a professional acrylic painter in the Boston, Massachusetts area. I specialize in a style best described as “Impressionistic Realism,” painting boldly and colorfully. I explore a broad subject matter but always try to capture the emotion, clarity, and intensity in the scene.