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Broad Strokes 2006
Exhibition Dates: Dec 5, 2006 - Jan 7, 2007

Broad Strokes:
The art of Carol Mariott, Margogh & Pat Bistline

Three women artists display their varied styles of portraiture and a collection of new work.

Broad Strokes: Three women artists display their varied styles of portraiture and a collection of new work.




 "The Shepherdess" by artist Pat Bistline.

Artist Pat Bistline:

      Pat Bistline's career in art began as a hobby and expanded into a full time career as artist and teacher. She has taught classes both in her home studio and through the St. Louis Community College and the Parkway Continuing Education Program.She has continued her own education in painting and drawing through St. Louis Community college and with private instructors in Missouri, including Dorothy Dent of Painter’s Corner in Republic, Missouri and Jeff Legg of Pineville, Missouri. In addition Pat has studied at the Atelier in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Atelier offers classical training in drawing and painting the figure. Additionally,  she has studied internationally in Italy at the Lorenzo D’ Medici Fine Art Institute in Florence and Ireland through a program offered through the Boston Museum of Fine Art. Pat Bistline is a juried member of the Missouri Artisans Association, formerly known as Best of Missouri Hands, The National Artists’ Registry of the AKC Museum of the Dog, and the Columbia Art League.
     Her range of painting subjects includes still life, floral and landscape; pet portraits and religious subjects. Her pet portraits have been exhibited in the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog multiple times. Her religious paintings have been commissioned by churches in the mid west including a large depiction of the three hundred year history of Holy Family Parish in Cahokia, Illinois. A print of that painting was received by Pope John Paul II and is in the Vatican archives. A print of a portrait of Mother Teresa is also at the Vatican with the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa’s order of nuns.
Learn more about artist Pat Bistline on her website.

Artist Carol Mariott:

      Carol D. Mariott has been painting for over 25 years, and has studied under both published and non-published artists.  Two of the most famous being Mr. Neil Boyle and Dottie West. In addition to showing her artwork in the United States, Carol has paintings hanging in Russia, Japan, and Sweden. Her most recent paintings are now being shown in the Country of South Moldova. Carol in Vice President of a Non Profit Organization known as Farmers without Fences. FWF raises money to support abandoned and institutionalized children living in Eastern Europe. The proceeds from Carol's sold artwork goes toward funding programs that benefit the lives of these children and helps to protect them from the ongoing problem of trafficking and human donor solicitation.  For more information on Farmers without Fences, please visit the website at http://www.farmerswithoutfences.org/.

  Artist Margo Gleason:

     Margo Gleason, who paints under the name Margogh, has always been interested in the arts. In 1992, she received a Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art from the University of Lindenwood. Her focus has been oil painting and black & white photography. She has recently taken an interest in watercolors and enjoys the challange of exploring new mediums. Her subjects range from figures to seascapes and she is inspired by the ever changing nature that surrounds her. Margogh is an award winning artist in both painting & photography. The work included in this exhibit emphasizes a more contemporary stance on her florals. Her work is included in private collections through out the United States & Europe. 
Learn more about artist Margogh on her website.

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