Mary DeLave Art Mary DeLave Art


Mary DeLave had the opportunity to live a creative life which started in childhood with a great deal of freedom to explore her own interests. She was also able to go to an alternative high school which continued to allow her freedom to explore. Mary graduated from Washington University in St Louis, MO with a Major in Architecture which taught her to think outside the box.

The overall focus of Mary's paintings is on the interactions of people and critters and often explores how relationships are multifaceted and richly layered. She enjoys depicting magical moments.

Mary works mostly in acrylic and enjoys exploring different techniques. Her compositions invite the viewer to see from different perspectives and look beyond the ordinary.