Author Archives: Maura Satchell, contemporary artist and writer

About Maura Satchell, contemporary artist and writer

Contemporary artist, seeker, writer. Curious to a fault. I let the fates take me where they will and never say no to an adventure. That has led me on some heart-stirring journeys and impetuous choices. I regret nothing.

a change in priorities…


I met “Granny Mo” while in England two weeks ago visiting family there. The sixty-something talented and wise woman runs a small bakery/deli in the charming independent town of Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire in the Southwest. Chock full of delicacies from umpteen flavors … Continue reading

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1001 Things to do while Self-Quarantined: a Compendium


So here we are, stuck at home, the husband and I. We’re fortunate that we can work from home, and I’ve created this blog post for anyone who is forced to shelter in place, social distance and quarantine including children … Continue reading

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New Painting: Irrational Exuberance


This new 16″ x 20″ abstract artwork is on stretched canvas with a 1-1/2″ depth and design painted on all edges.  It is of acrylic in the abstract expressionist style and can be hung either vertically or horizontally. There is … Continue reading

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Louis the flamingo


Louis was painted in 2013 and became part of our own home’s interior. Since moving here in late 2012, I decided we needed flamingos and a tropical or Old Florida vibe to our interior decorating scheme. Using tangerine, fuschia and … Continue reading

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Symphony


This is a mixed media abstract work of art started as an airbrush painting. I loved the colors, the ethereal quality to it, but wasn’t sure where to take it. Cut to this year and rainy weather and my bag … Continue reading

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Aspirational


Tropical storm Alberto brought boatloads of rain this past week which meant some great moody painting sessions. From it, “Aspirational” was born. This painting, 11″ x 14″ mixed media / oil on paper, is an abstract work of art using … Continue reading

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Review: Dancing with the beast album by Gretchen Peters


There are lyrics, and there are muse-inspired-words-as-gifts-from-the-heavens LYRICS. And Dancing With the Beast by Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter and singer Gretchen Peters is an album for the ages. It really taps into the zeitgeist of these tumultuous times, … Continue reading

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