MARILYN
READ
My art expresses personal experience through the visual language of symbols. Within vibrant, stylized landscapes, figures emerge who are magical, mythological, culturally diverse or all three. I am influenced by folk art which is simultaneously decorative and playful, yet has potential of deeper, mystical meaning.

My use of traditional water color as a medium is altered by collaged layers and patterns. Collage fractures the conventional water color surface, rendering it more flexible and compatible with quirky and whimsical imagery. Contact Info.


Drummer Girl
12" x 12"
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Patchwork Kimono
10.25" x 10.25"
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Emerald Boy
12" x 11"
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Hole in the Rock Girls
14" x 20"
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Saffron Sky
14" x 20"
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Animal Dreams
14" x 20"
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Flora and the Flame Bird
10" x 10"
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Mystery Sisters
14" x 20"
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Night Bird
20" x 14"
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Floating Flower Meditation
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Yellow Geishas
14" x 20"
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Tiger Tamer
14" x 20"
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Flying Tiger Rug
11" x 15 1/2"
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Electronic
e-mail
marilynread@comcast.net

All images copyright by artist
Last Update: 6/25/2008