Mary J. Dorsett
Mary Jane Dorsett is a realist who uses contemporary mediums for paintings, sculpture and drawings, she lives in Riverview, Florida and recently retired in 2019 after thirty–six years of Government Federal Service. Her abstract and colorful paintings, sculptures and drawings pay homage to her visions into the art arena. Her calm personal style radiates joy and peace that is expressed in her vibrant spirit, in every design stroke to achieve extraordinary work of art.
Mary‘s visionary methods and techniques are various mediums using palm bark, recycled plastics, rocks, inks, acrylics, oils, polishes and home–made porcelain clay to obtain phenomenal creative art. As Mary explains, “I am a visionary you may see leaves, I see a beautiful angel awaiting to take flight, and I welcome you to join me on this visual journey to explore yours and my thoughts.“
From a young age she believed “You can create anything from something once you feel it in your heart, you can see it in your mind, your dreams are her reality.“ During her high school years she was ask to paint a mural in a large window during Halloween in the Publix located in New Port Richey it was featured in the local newspaper, it was her first public art appearance. She attended Westmar Collage in 1978–1980 her major was in Art, Mary started her family life and put her dreams on hold. She didn’t stop her studies as she earned an Associate Degree in Business Administration at the University of
Maryland and a bachelor‘s in Public Business Administration from Barry University in Miami, Florida and studied art as a minor. Mary‘s awards over the years were obtained for her contribution for excellent work ethics and customer service. In her years of sharing her extradentary art work she has given many of her artistic pieces away to brighten and make others happy and even encouraged many to fight against cancer as Mary herself has survived double mastectomy against breast cancer. She uses her experiences and visions in her art. She is a new first–time member of The Exhibiting Society of Artists (TESA) and Professional Association of Visual Artists (PAVA). Mary ‘s art work listed below will provide an insight on what she has accomplished: