With her backpack as her favorite tool, Mimi
travels throughout the United States and into many isolated
places to discover new motifs.
pictures painted in these locations - like all those in this
portfolio - were born not behind an easel in a comfortable studio
but out of endless encounters with nature and depict an historically
significant vision of the natural world.
begins each painting with pencil sketches, simplifying the image
into light and dark masses to accentuate the distilled and essential
pattern of the scene.
Believing that simplicity is the most complicated idea to pursue, she strives to capture the beauty of a simple and strong observation.
Mimi's diligent approach won her the prestigious John F. Anna Lee Stacey Award and the respect and admiration of her peers and patrons. Collectors are continually drawn to her oil paintings of landscapes and still lifes for their rich application of color, simplified design, and expressive brushwork.
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