Current Exhibition: Thinkers and Dreamers

For her 2016 show at Susan Calloway Fine Arts, Maud created artworks inspired by such authors as Jane Austen, William Shakespeare, Henry James, Stella Gibbons, Charlotte Bronte, Vita Sackville-West, and Oscar Wilde. Her works particularly feature strong women from literature. A selection of plein air paintings from her travels in France, England, and Italy were included, as well as a miniature paintings on the backs of New York City Metrocards, which featured a range of portraits, landscapes and cityscapes, and still life.

The exhibition ran from December 2nd, 2016 through January 7th, 2017 at Susan Calloway Fine Arts, which is located at 1643 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007. Some of the works are can still be seen at the gallery.

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Literary Portraits

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Queen of Snow, 2016, Oil on Canvas, 48 x 60″

The night is darkening round me,

The wild winds coldly blow;

But a tyrant spell has bound me,

And I cannot, cannot go.

 -Emily Bronte, ‘The Night is Darkening Around Me’

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Plein Air Paintings

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View of the Louvre from the Tuilleries, Paris, Oil on Paper, 4.5 x 6

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Metrocard Paintings

These miniature works are all painted in oil on the backs of New York City Metrocards, which is why they have the distinctive shape with one cut corner and a hole in one side. They are all 2-1/8 x 3-1/4 inches, and they were all painted in 2016.

Still Life with Books and a Vase

Still Life with Books and a Vase

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