About Mary Pohlmann Art

Artist Statement

Once Upon A Time The Brothers Grimm  Went To Art Therapy...

My love for drawing began when I received the child’s version of an animator’s light desk - complete with traceable images of Snow White and Barbie. I was five. During my colorful punk years, I studied Art and Theatre at Incarnate Word College in my native San Antonio, Texas.

I lived in Miami, Florida for 30 years and recently moved to Seattle, Washington.  My quirky, contrary and often messy heroines are inspired by fairy tales, Japanese woodblock prints, and pop-surrealism..  The allegorical portraits invite the viewer to look directly at the beauty of the Life’s messier bits: broken hearts, imperfection and impermanence.  And all with a sense of humor.