Shelbee Mares is active/lives in New Mexico, Maine. Shelbee Mares is known for abstraction.
Biography Shelbee Mares
Shelbee Mares' paintings are intended to reflect the duality of an artist bound by simple realities and freed by the transitory nature of light and shadow. It is present in the pause of window frames and grottos and doorways, and in the startling absence of gravity inhabiting her canvases.
Mares attributes her way of perception to her mother who had a a keen sense of light and color. "My mother showed me how to look at something and actually see it. We would sit in the grass and examine all the intricate aspects of a flower—the color, the shadow, the shape. Then she would point to the grass and ask me if I saw the blue and the yellow shades. At first I could only see green. But as she explained how colors are composed and
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