Mary McAndrew

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Industry Arts
Occupation Painter, art instructor, naturalist
Location Clarence Center, New York, United States
Introduction I have worked as a full time zookeeper, raised countless animals, am a member of the Buffalo Ornithological Soc., NYS Bluebird Soc., the Buffalo Society of Artists. I love to be hiking with a sketchbook learning about nature! I have a BA in Art from Buffalo State, teaching experience grades k-12 and adults, I've studied at the Academy of Realist Art in Toronto, Canada and have illustrated for Nature Centers, books and a cd album cover. I love teaching nature sketching, introducing my love of exploration of nature to others. Let me know if you want to take any of my classes! I also have fine prints, note cards and original paintings of all my work for sale! Contact me to inquire.
Interests birdwatching, photography, drawing, painting, hiking, animals, pets, wildlife, learning about nature, singing, laughing, anything Celtic, Ireland, teaching, being with friends, opera, classical music, Renaissance music
Favorite Movies any old broadway musicals, Lord of the Rings, mystical fantasy, Sorry not going to list titles here! It would take too much time!
Favorite Music Classical, opera, Enya, Loreena McKennit, Celtic, (anything Celtic), Irish, Renaissance, broadway, Ethnic, Gypsy Kings, Runa Pacha
Favorite Books too many to list, art masters, painting, field guides for nature, Celtic Mythology