Mary Sneed currently resides in Malvern, Iowa and has lived in the Midwest her entire life. She has been fortunate enough to be blessed with 12 children. She has been painting for over 40 years and considers herself to be a self-taught artist. Mary has her own Gallery in Glenwood, Iowa.
Her style includes themed, formal, informal, and realism paintings. Medium includes: acrylic, pastels, oils, watercolors, charcoal and pencils.
Mary has studied with well-known portrait artist Danielle Greene, Oscar Sormani, Stephen Roberts and Norman Freeman. It was during these years of tutoring that she perfected her craft as a painter of traditional portraiture and the fine points of painting in various mediums.
Mary is currently traveling across the United States and Canada painting large murals for a well-known restaurant Franchise.
Some of Mary’s other commissioned work includes, Mickey Mantle, mixed medium; 1994 Nebraska National Championship Print, colored pencil; and worked with the St. Louis Blues creating prints of various players.
Mary has a passion of capturing the spirit, personality and character of her subjects through her portraits. Mary works from your personal photographs to capture your own favorite memories.