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.

The Druid Tree


Though this particular work of art was painted several years ago, painting this was the closest I’ve been to a religious experience while painting and creating artworks ever. Hear me out. I often get lost in my work, time escapes … Continue reading

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Gossamer Wings


  Gossamer Wings is a soft-colored mixed media abstract painting using oil pastels, acrylic paint, charcoal, graphite and ink on 11 x 15 inches 140gsm archival paper created in an abstract expressionist style using techniques akin to Jackson Pollock with … Continue reading

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An artist’s thoughts on Wales (based on a breakneck-speed tour of the countryside)


If you’ve never ventured into Wales from England, Scotland or Ireland, do so, immediately! If you are a fan of natural beauty and our earth’s glory, the gorgeous and rugged terrain is something you won’t want to miss. My better … Continue reading

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Commission: Fading light


A seaside client was looking for a soft abstract landscape or seascape in tones to match their dining room. The gentle, soothing palette of soft grays, pale magenta and naples yellow was, though not my typical go-to colors, were ones … Continue reading

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When the fog breaks


New abstract acrylic painting on canvas using softer colors and palette knife.  I love this! The signed original is 16 x 20 x .75 on gallery wrapped canvas and is available directly from the blog at a discounted $395. Through … Continue reading

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Awaken


It occurred to me it is time to dust off this beauty, “Awaken,” and bring her to light.  Fitting in context of history, with the #MeToo, #TimesUp movements as well as this all-important day, International Women’s Day or International Day … Continue reading

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CZ Wave Abstract Painting


Commissioned acrylic abstract here, and I’m truly gratified to see how it turned out! Though the original is gone, Small to medium sized high quality giclee and canvas prints are available through Saatchi Art Gallery here. Larger sized prints, and a … Continue reading

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Sanctuary


It’s been a while, travel, the holidays, taxes and more have kept me way busier than I’d like but I was recently able to complete this painting I have been working on for a very, very long time. I am … Continue reading

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Blood Moon: Sold!


Painting this was an extraordinary experience. As usual, it was created in an organic way, and I was truly surprised and gratified by the finished minimalist and symbolic work of art! A raven or crow perched on a branch, in … Continue reading

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Sold: Abstract landscape “Winter Day”


Abstract landscape painting using acrylics and painted on canvas with palette knives. Sorry, it’s been sold but lovely repros are available at FineArtAmerica. Other items, including throw pillows, shower curtains, you name it, available there too.

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