Dear Friends, I am in the process of relocating to Northern California and am putting my on-line store on hold
starting April 11th through the end of August 2019.

The one artgift available for sale during that time is our Rainbow Warrior Awaken! Deck.
Also, original paintings in my gallery (that are not already sold) remain available for purchase. Please contact me with any questions you may have - stream@newmoonvisions.com

Feel free to visit my site and email me during that time. Our on-line shop re-opens September 1st!
With deep appreciation for your support of my work over all these years.... warmly, Mara

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artist at work

a view into an artists journey... words and pictures of the unfolding creative process.

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my NEW PAINTING celebrating SPRING EQUINOX

Dear friends, it's a lovely sun-filled Oregon first day of spring and I want to share my 'just-birthed' original painting and haiku to accompany this celestial vision-song.

promise permeates
her intoxicating scent
inside young spring sky

With spring's arrival, lots of ideas are percolating and I am thinking of ways to GROW my artgift business.

HERE ARE 3 WAYS we can help each other...

1. If you know of a store that might enjoy carrying my artgifts, send me whatever info you have (store name, email, phone, address) and I will send you a gift of appreciation!

2. If the store you suggest orders from me, I will send you a  $50 gift certificate for New Moon Visions artgifts of your choice (cards/prints/magnets/stickers).

3. If you would like to receive my monthly email newsletter featuring artgift specials and inspirations, please send me your email address and i will send you a gift of gratitude!

Contact me here...

May you enjoy this season of promise, Mara


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My Jasper Studio

Currently I have a studio in Lorane and a small, new studio in Jasper, at the home of my beloved.
This new year has already birthed two new painting collections ~ the Trinidad Series and the Verdant Flower Series. Both of these series of images are directly inspired by the gift of new love in my life... and a deep sense of arriving 'home' after a long journey. Here is a snapshot of my worktable in Jasper.

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New Work-In-Progress

This first painting in my 'Verdant Flower' series is over half complete... I have so enjoyed unfolding this image and feeling the tenderness between the two lovers...

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new mexico spring 2012 - sketch of 'santa fe mary' painting. i have a growing series of originals that i call 'santa fe mary'. These images share many of the following elements - a dark haired woman (mary) with buns, a shawl made of pueblo patterns, tibetan cloud forms... 

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santa fe spring 2012 - first layers of RED! passion painting. she is a wild and free dancing goddess... i can feel the energy of horse medicine in her. i love the simplicity and power of red, black and white.

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my santa fe studio in my dear friend david's home. i am very fortunate to have a place to work in santa fe... one of my favorite places to visit. there is so much inspiration in new mexico! i could spend years there drinking in landscape, the native american spirit, the light, the air!

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santa fe spring 2012 - more sketches of another series i am developing called "Divine Beloved". These images share the theme of lovers, of sacred union, of deep passionate soul and high ecstatic spirit.

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santa fe spring 2012 - much creative flow happening in my studio during this fruitful visit to the high desert of new mexico.

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one of my many 'doodles'... i have hundreds of them! i LOVE line and i love to draw.