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Welcome to Mary-Jane Alexander

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.

My first love is the ballet and the theatre. I worked as artist in residence for theatres and a few national trust properties.
I developed a swift method of working to capture movement and atmosphere necessary for such ...working on paper.
Since I started painting landscapes I've found the same excitement I had with movement in the changing light and atmosphere .
I'm in love with colour and texture.