Molly Brown is a visual artist and geographer from Orono, Maine. Molly's education studying cartography and human geography has taken her around the world, exploring the value of map making for both individuals and cultures. She has also guided international enrichment trips with students, traveling to Mongolia, Russia, China, Japan, and South Africa. During her travels, she began making small pen and ink map drawings on scraps of paper, enthralled by the idea of how we interpret and understand our sense of place. Upon Moving back to Maine with her husband and two young children, Molly is now creating full time, focusing her energy on painting and printmaking. The mission of her work is to provide a connection to place and a love for the natural world. Enamored with the personal nature of the trees in her parent's backyard in Northern Maine, she felt compelled to honor them in this series. Depicting trees that dance and twist, they represent strength, imperfection, adaptability, and resiliency. Painted in Maine.
• 5" x 5"
• Oil on wood
• Original painting, signed by artist