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Welcome to Mary-Jane Alexander

What inspires me...

What inspires me...

Everybody who paints needs to develop and change. One cannot reproduce exactly the same stuff...it becomes meaningless

What I paint...

What I paint...

I never saw myself as a landscape painter. I had the usual classical art education-anatomy ,life drawing, sculpture,history of art, history of architecture.

Where I paint....

Where I paint....

After several sad winters in England and the desperate lack of light my thoughts turned to seeking a studio in the sun.

Why I paint..

Why I paint..

'Every painting starts with excitement and trepidation... The selection and anxiety of capturing the essence of the subject is both terrifying and delightful. Then one loses one's self in the painting...