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.

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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The undertow


This was painted a while ago, and I love this work, in part because I love the color green in most of its forms. But I digress… this painting is meant to depict life’s eternal struggle. It represents the fits … Continue reading

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Beyond the confines


Beyond the confines lies a land of wonderment, joy and beauty. That’s the essence of this mixed media painting, an interplay of charcoal, graphite, ink, acrylic paint on archival gsm 140 wt. paper. Original for sale through me here at … Continue reading

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Takeaways, gratitude and a request following Irma’s visit.


Hurricane Irma departed, thankfully weakening significantly and shifting so we weren’t dead center in what remained of her eye by the time she moved northward through Central Florida.  Since this was my first direct experience with a hurricane, (and as … Continue reading

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Hunkering down, Irma style


I process my angst through writing, so, bear with me or move on. We’re facing Irma’s wrath in the form of a Category 2 or 3 hurricane strike in our Tampa Bay city of Plant City. Fortunately, we’re inland some … Continue reading

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Summer Delight


End of summer fine art original mixed media painting Continue reading

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Acadia Morning


If you’ve ever been to Acadia National Park in the early morning, or overlooked the Penobscot Bay at the edge of Bar Harbor, Maine, you’ll know the feeling… unspoiled beauty, nature, serenity. Above all, beauty and clarity. This pristine area, along the … Continue reading

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A coupla florals


Sunflower and Bromelaid (not necessarily in that order) were the subjects for these two floral paintings I did recently. As a self-taught artist, I’ve always been advised to pick a subject.  I love painting citiscapes, but if there’s one subject … Continue reading

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