Hi I'm Maria Morris!
Bold and intimate. Brave and nuanced. Anointed.
These are words that others have recently used to describe my art. I don't know why, but I've always had a special love and knack for painting, especially portraits.
That love started in Washington, D.C. as a teenager in art school. It continued in South America as a missionary who sold 150 watercolor of the local people.
"Portrait love" continued for me in my 40's as I began a portrait photography business. But, this year, I've returned to painting, my first love.
As I embrace a new medium, oils, I feel like I'm learning all over again. The world has opened to me as a treasure hunt for beautiful things to paint! I want to share that joy with you, and would love to hear from you!