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Marie Cameron

Marie Cameron

Marie Cameron is an imaginative realist narrative painter and mixed media assemblage artist exploring themes of environmental conservation, social justice and the human predicament with a focus on the beauty of the timelessly ephemeral and the profanely sacred. She is based in Los Gatos, California where she lives with her family, cats and garden.

Born in New York City, Marie Cameron grew up in Maine and Nova Scotia and earned a BFA with distinction from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, majoring in painting and minoring in sculpture and photography. While continuing to paint and exhibit, she worked in giftware design for Seagull Pewter and children’s book illustration for Barefoot Books on Buddhist Tales and Clever Katya and was awarded a prestigious Canada Council Explorations Grant. Her award winning work has been shown and collected internationally and has appeared on the cover of the novels Heave and The Memento, on Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine and featured in the art magazine Poets and Artists as well as the website for Stanford University’s Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere and Content Magazine.

Since moving to California, she has exhibited at Museo Diocesano, Pacific Art League, Triton Museum of Art, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Gallery 24, SOMArts, Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art, Anne & Mark’s Art Party, Santa Clara University Art and Art History, Las Laguna Gallery, Sanchez Art Center, Vargas Gallery, New Museum Los Gatos, Iwasawa Oriental Art, Whitney Modern, Arc Gallery, Woman Made Gallery, curated., de Young Museum of Art, Artist Alliance, Cabrillo Gallery, I Like Your Work Podcast, Photo Trouvée Magazine, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts and the San Francisco School Of Needlework and Design.

She is currently working on a pandemic project, #morerainbows! embroidering rainbows onto vintage photographs, because we all need more rainbows!