It’s been a long Spring and early Summer to say the least. Miriam has been painting quite a bit during COVID-19 isolation and we hope to share some of those works with you soon. Daily living has been an adjustment as Miriam has to adjust to having groceries delivered, not driving much and dealing with
The Art of Life
Explore the work of Alabama artist Miriam McClung — from scenes of Birmingham, the Southeast, and beyond. Over seventy years of art to be enjoyed and collected.
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She studied under Mark Rothko one summer, but didn’t realize he was famous. And she once met Salvador Dali at a party in NYC.
Miriam’s art career spans over seven decades. Here is a biographical résumé of her education, shows, and exhibits.
Miriam’s current studio location has served as a her primary creative space since the late 1970’s. It has a unique history.
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Select museum quality Giclée reproductions of Miriam's art are now available on Etsy.
These are the times that try artist’s souls. To prevent the further spread of the virus, we are no longer taking studio appointments to view Miriam’s work. These steps are necessary to protect Miriam’s health (who is in the high risk vulnerability category) until it is safe for her to meet with you again. She
If you do nothing to care for your art, you can expect over time that your beloved work will eventually look like the “Man with the Mustache” painting pictured above that Miriam purchased in New York City in the 1950s. This work will likely cost several thousand dollars of conservation to bring it back to
I have been asked what type of paper I use for pastels. Over the years I’ve tried many different types of paper but these are the ones I keep coming back to: Canson colored sheets Canson and Strathmore roll of grey and brown paper Wallace paper in rolls for large works and a German brand