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Mary Jane Parker’s art opens Fall for Art in Covington

by Sarah Bonnette for The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate For New Orleans artist Mary Jane Parker, there’s something soothing about drawing.  “I think it’s a little bit like meditation or mindfulness in a way,” she said. “I’ve realized when I’ve gone through any kind of long stretches of not making work, when I finally… 

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“Mary Jane Parker: Keepsakes,” R&F Paints

by Laura, R&F Paints I recently attended the Southern Graphics Councils’ annual conference, which was held this year in New Orleans. One of the highlights for me was an opportunity to catch up with the work of artist, Mary Jane Parker, who had a solo show at the Gallery at R&F in 2008. In her… 

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“Parker’s figures float coolly in ‘night sky’ at 1708 Gallery,” Richmond Times-Dispatch

Ascend into the coolly seductive, eerily beautiful night sky of New Orleans artist Mary Jane Parker at the 1708 Gallery.

You may never want to come down to Earth.

Parker painted her site-specific “Skywatching” in her New Orleans studio in oil on four flexible plywood panels. The panels were assembled to form a semicircular floor-to-ceiling cyclorama in 1708’s back gallery.

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