Mary McAvoy Art Collections
Shop for artwork from Mary McAvoy based on themed collections. Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Artwork by Mary McAvoy
Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
The Lenox Hotel - Boston MA by Mary McAvoy
Piping Plover Chick In Dune Grass by Mary McAvoy
Joe-Pye Weed by Mary McAvoy
Lowell Clock Tower by Mary McAvoy
White-tailed Deer by Mary McAvoy
Great Blue Heron at Pond's Edge by Mary McAvoy
Water Lily by Mary McAvoy
Great Blue Heron in Pines by Mary McAvoy
Great Blue Heron - Where To Now by Mary McAvoy
Purple Loosestrife by Mary McAvoy
Birches by Mary McAvoy
Catbird with Berry III by Mary McAvoy
Sunlight Through Birches by Mary McAvoy
Great Blue Heron Flying Low by Mary McAvoy
Lights Lowell MA At Christmas by Mary McAvoy
Debris in Canal Bed by Mary McAvoy
Purple Loosestrife II by Mary McAvoy
Great Blue Heron in Cloudy Sky by Mary McAvoy
Water Colors by Mary McAvoy
Great Blue Heron Illuminated by Mary McAvoy
Great Blue Heron in Flight by Mary McAvoy
Picture Perfect Skimmer Dragonfly by Mary McAvoy
Red Barn - Red Truck by Mary McAvoy
Lavender Iris II by Mary McAvoy
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About Mary McAvoy
I began to use a camera for artistic purpose in 2006. At that time, I was accepting that the dual conditions of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue had a grip on my life and that the energy and speed I had enjoyed until then was a thing of the past.
Once I came to terms with my new pace, I began to see the world in a remarkably different way. The physical world was no longer a blur in my peripheral vision. It was the central focus of each moment. With my daily energy at a premium, I began to live each moment deliberately, fully conscious of the constructs of the moment, especially the tangible world around me.
When I photograph nature, my objective is to record what nature presents. I use minimal digital enhancement in this work. My photographic message is that nature is astounding - that it is a beautiful but fragile presence in our lives.
There are lessons to be learned from nature. It has an intelligence that is ever putting forth wisdom. My nature photography is a way of helping people to receive that wisdom and my hope is that the resulting ripple of thoughts will help sustain the natural world.
Architecture, or man’s constructions, is also a theme in my photography. Whether the subject is stone, wood, metal or glass, I see varied geometric shapes that form the shelters we create for our home and our work life. I especially like when an image captures historical perspective, such as a contemporary building that imitates ancient architecture or a line-up of buildings that reflect the history of a city, or materials that have been moved from one place to another for the purpose of building.
I hope my photography inspires others to live each moment consciously, and to appreciate and preserve the gifts around us that are here for our health and enjoyment.
Mary McAvoy 2012