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Mary Minifie

Mary Minifie was educated at Wellesley College and earned an M.F.A. from Boston University School of Fine Arts. For the next ten years she lived and worked abroad in Cairo, Egypt, Oxford, England, and Vienna, Austria, exhibiting widely. In 1985 when she returned to the U.S., she began her study of portrait and the figure with portrait painter, Paul Ingbretson.

2001 – American Society of Portrait Artists, National Competition, Honorable Mention, 4th Place for
Woman in Pink
1998 – The Washington Society of Portrait Artists, WSPA National Competition, Honorable Mention for Portrait for Ben
1998 – First Prize for Painting for Woman with Pearls, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Foundation Show, National Arts Club, New York, New York
1999 – John Stobart Foundation Grant Recipient, followed by one artist show at The Kensington – Stobart Gallery, Naples, Florida – March, 2001

February, 2005 – Feature article on portraits in American Artist
2004 – Featured in International Artist’s book “100 Ways to Paint Flowers and Gardens”
April, 2001 – “Portrait Painting” published in Artist’s Magazine; Page 45