The Visual Art League of Lewisville presents Mary Ellen Wehrli (petportraitsmewehrli.com)at Art Talk on Tuesday, Feb. 12. She will give a demonstration on painting cats and dogs. A native of San Francisco,Ca, she now resides in Lewisville. Her formal Art studies began some 50+ years ago at San Jose State University and the College of San Mateo. She has exhibited in many juried shows throughout California and Texas and has been a juror for several Art Organizations.
Her work is exhibited in many public buildings including the Santa Paula museum, in which they purchased one and it is in their permanent collection. She has also shown in the Newport Museum and the San Diego Museum. She was the Fine Arts Supervisor for the Orange County Fair, the Fine Art coordinator for the Los Angles County Fair, and the Special Events Coordinator for the Art-A-Fair Festival in Laguna Beach California. Her murals were featured on the front of the Art-A-Fair building for 20 years.
Mary Ellen has won many awards for various styles of Art. She has worked for Companies creating designs for Cards, Calendars, Collector Plates, Puzzles, Cross stitch designs, Posters, Limited Edition Prints. A Publishing Company, Arts Limited ,was started so she could self publish her own work. She does representational and abstract forms of art and works in various mediums. Mary Ellen will demonstrate different techniques.