Two Talks Next WeekAugust 10th, 2018

Mary Edna Fraser Celebrates Belle’s Birthday @ Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center; Thursday, August 16th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm; $50 / Person. Limited to 90. Climate Change Lecture: How Art Can Inspire Change with artist Mary Edna Fraser @ One Hundred Miles Savannah Office, 2424 Drayton Street, Unit B, Savannah, GA 31401; Friday, August 17th at 6:30; Free, but donations help to support OHM’s education and advocacy programs.

Family TiesMay 14th, 2018

The Southern gallery and The Vendue Art Hotel are pleased to present "Family Ties," an exploration of the interconnectedness of a family of makers: the matriarch, batikist, printmaker, and oil painter, Mary Edna Fraser, younger daughter and multimedia artist, Reba West Fraser, and elder daughter and performance artist, Labanna Babalon. This is their first exhibition as a family.

The Magic DolphinApril 4th, 2018

Mary Edna Fraser is quoted on the jacket of The Magic Dolphin: A Young Human's Guide to Beaches, Sea Level Rise and Living with the Sea, by Charles Pilkey with Orrin Pilkey.

On the CoversMarch 20th, 2018

Mary Edna is pleased to contribute her artwork to appear on the jackets of two recent publications. The first is Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast, by Christine DeLucia (Yale University Press,) featuring "Narragansett Bay" (batik on silk, 66" x 46".) The other is On the Mediterranean and the Nile: The Jews of Egypt, by Aimée Israel-Pelletier (Indiana University Press,) featuring "Nile Delta Desert Islands" (batik on silk, 52" x 36".)

Museum of the Earth exhibition extendedFebruary 23rd, 2018

The exhibition Mapping the Planets in Silk and Sound at the Museum of the Earth in Ithaca, NY has been extended until the first week of June. The show has been a big hit and we are pleased with the response!

Spring Island workshops with Cecelia Dailey and Mary Edna FraserFebruary 22nd, 2018

Cecelia Dailey and Mary Edna Fraser will host consecutive workshops on Spring Island the first week of March. Tuition cost listed below will be reduced with additional students. Folks not living on Spring Island can stay at a hotel Beaufort, SC. Contact Pam Brickell (pbrickell@springisland.com) to reserve your space! Registration ends Monday, February 26th. Email celiedailey@gmail.com or info@maryedna.com for questions. The duo will also have an artists' reception on March 7th and they will give a trust talk on March 8th on Spring Island, SC.

Chamber Music CharlestonFebruary 1st, 2018

If you've never heard of the Chamber Music Charleston group, they are incredible! I'll be going for my birthday in March. Upcoming events in 2018 include house concert series every month, and ovation concerts at Dock Street Theater. The batik on silk, Ashley River, was featured on the cover of the current program.

Watercolors for saleJanuary 6th, 2018

Here is a sample of watercolors on paper for sale at the studio. There are many works on paper including monotypes which can be framed to your specifications. We are transitioning to a new website soon! See you there in about a month.

Borseda, ItalyOctober 18th, 2017

Ellen Kochansky’s Rensing Center Residency in Borseda, Italy is a delightful refuge. On the last week of September, we travelled increasingly winding roads through a hailstorm followed by a rainbow. All of the descriptions and tidbits of kind information made the key turn of a green door open to a place and time that I will forever cherish.

Anthropocene BluesAugust 30th, 2017

In the story of the earth, geologists tell us that around 12,000 years ago the planet shifted from the Pleistocene to the Holocene. There probably were poets to sing about that change, but of what they sang, we have no records. Even earlier, paintings on cave walls point toward an artistic response from our upstart species. These early artists painted the Pleistocene's last great ice age herds thundering past.

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