Mary Garrish was born in Miami Beach, Florida in 1955. She served as the President of the American Impressionist Society for 2005-2007. Mary has devoted intense study in both her studio and in regular workshop participation with many of the great landscape artists of this era. Her art hangs in galleries and private collections around the United States. Mary has been selected to participate in numerous national juried shows, and has had several one-woman shows at both galleries and museums.
Mary is currently serving as the President of Plein Air Painters of the South East. Her major interest is impressionist oil renditions of plein air landscapes. She paints annually around the world while teaching workshops and performing demonstrations both en plein air and in studio.
2022 Best of Plein Air LPAPA Finalist and Semifinalist
2021 OPA Eastern Regional Show
2020 American Impressionist Society -21st Annual National Juried Fine Art Exhibition-Third Place Award
2020 OPA Salon of Traditional Oils
2020 AIS 21st National Show
2020 Plein Air Colorado 24th National Exhibition
2020 AIS Small Works Show
2019 OPA Eastern Regional Juried Art Show
2019 Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Work-Salmugundi Club
2018 Small Works AIS Show