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Passionate Expressions: The Art of Carol Mariott and Linda Wilmes
Exhibition Dates: May 10 - June 8, 2008

   This exhibit featured ailent auctions and a raffle for original paintings by both artists Carol Mariott and Linda Wilmes benefitting Farmers Without Fences, a locally run charity benefitting orphaned and abandoned children in Eastern Europe.
Learn more about Farmers without Fences.

"Untitled" by artist Carol Mariott.  "What's That" by artist Linda Wilmes.


 "Special Calling" by artist Carol Mariott.  

About 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.



About artist Linda Wilmes:
     As a freelance artist, Linda Wilmes has many accomplishments to her credit, along with numerous awards and accolades, as well as countless paintings in both private and corporate collections throughout the United States. Working primarily in watercolor, acrylics, pastel and drawing, Linda's artwork  explodes with vivid color, sparkling sunlight, and mysterious shadows. Light and color inspire this artist and challenge her with a disciplined character to capture the moment. The mood surrounding any subject may become a new and intriguing theme for a new piece.

     Linda Wilmes is a self taught artist from the rural Missouri county of St.Charles. Along with being an instructor of drawing and painting, she is also an accomplished muralist. Her most noteworthy works can be seen in the dome, of St. Joseph Church, Wentzville, MO., along with eight large canvas paintings of saints and angels. As an art instructor, Linda Wilmes teaches classes in watercolor, acrylic, plein air painting, and drawing.

Learn more about Linda Wilmes on her website.

"Opera House of Chisineu" by artist Linda Wilmes.

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