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About mariasaracino

Figurative Artist

The Buddha Commission

Not all artists accept commissions – they can be stressful because you are trying to meet someone else’s expectations. You might also be asked to create something that is outside of your usual area of work. As a result of … Continue reading

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Fish with Faces

A few years ago I developed a series of smaller sculptures for an exhibit supporting the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa.  Expanding on a polymer relief class I was teaching at the time, “Fish with Faces” came to be. … Continue reading

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Light, Space, Time Competition and Exhibit

This morning I found out I received 1st place in the 3D category of the Light,Space,Time Figurative Exhibit. My winning entry was “The Railroad Traveller”. I also received a Merit Award for “Lunch in the Park”.  I’m beyond thrilled, not … Continue reading

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Cormac, the Brew Master Leprechaun

The Irish celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, their patron saint on March 17th, but did you know that St. Patrick was the son of Roman immigrants, so he is also widely celebrated in Italy. But it doesn’t stop there – St. … Continue reading

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Does She Look Familiar?

Have you every met someone for the first time and you can’t help but feel like you’ve met them before? If you mention it, that person usually responds with something like, “yes, I get that a lot.” Well meet Edith. When … Continue reading

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2019 Polymer Clay Workshops

Discover your inner artist. Check out my polymer clay workshop schedule for the next few months. Space is limited to 5-6 people for my in-studio classes so reserve your spot early. Looking for a different date or a different project … Continue reading

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Steampunk

When I was asked to participate in a collaborative exhibit called “Star Searching” I racked my brain trying to come up with some ideas that would fit in with the solar system and space and still have fun with my … Continue reading

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