Shirley Moravec - Fine Artist

Shirley Moravec

Lebanon, TN - United States

 
 
 

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Shirley Moravec

Lebanon, TN - United States

Shirley Moravec - Fine Artist

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About Shirley Moravec

I have been interested in art, craft work, sewing and invention my whole life. I started sewing when I was old enough to hold a needle, fashioning doll clothes and then at age 9, I started sewing clothes for myself. By the time I was 14, I was making clothes for my family, relatives and later on--boyfriends. Also in my early teens, I started tying knots together and thought I made up a new craft-only to find out it was already invented. It was called macrame'. Drawing and art were always in the background because I wasn't sure it was 'productive' enough or practical. I always wanted to draw but there seemed to be a sense of guilt associated with it. Let's just say that nobody gave me 'their blessing' in regards to being an artist, even though it nagged at me all the time, and still does.

Now that I am older, my children grown, many grandchildren and some 'free' time-I feel that it's now or never! I have given myself permission to make ART.

Growing up in northern Minnesota gave me a great appreciation for the Great North Woods. I was practically in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Almost every summer-for many years we went camping on Trout Lake--often revisiting our favorite campsite on Paradise Island. The beautiful scenery, the cry of the loons and the secret blueberry patches hold some of my happiest memories.

Many of my images are from photos taken in my back yard-now in Lebanon Tennessee and yes-there are some images of northern Minnesota as well. I have never had to travel very far to find beauty or awe inspiring vistas or the tiny miracles of nature that are occurring all around us and for that I feel blessed.

I believe healing energy is all around us in nature and we only need to look to see it. I hope that my drawings and images will capture some of that spark to heal and energize those who see it~!

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Trees at Rivers Edge by Shirley Moravec

 

Feathered Star Quilt by Shirley Moravec

 

Up A Creek by Shirley Moravec

 

Comfort Quilt Medallion by Shirley Moravec

 

River Reflections by Shirley Moravec

 

River Bend by Shirley Moravec

 

The Circular Path by Shirley Moravec

 

Flowers Gone Wild by Shirley Moravec

 

Watching the Water Go By by Shirley Moravec

 

Star Constellations by Shirley Moravec

 

Country Quilt Wheel by Shirley Moravec

 

Life is Fragle Blue Border by Shirley Moravec

 

Quilted Color Wheel by Shirley Moravec

 

Shaded River Bend by Shirley Moravec

 

Feeling the River by Shirley Moravec

 

River Bed Rock Black Border by Shirley Moravec

 

The Riverbank Blue Black Border by Shirley Moravec

 

Little Flower Wreath by Shirley Moravec

 

The River Fall by Shirley Moravec

 

Wild Pink Flowers by Shirley Moravec

 

Softly Flowing River by Shirley Moravec

 

Forest Light by Shirley Moravec

 

At the Riverbank by Shirley Moravec

 

Wild Purple Flowers by Shirley Moravec

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