Mary Minifie

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Mary Minifie

ARC Living Master TM

American 21st Century Realist

Born 1951

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Mary Minifie was born in Pennsylvania in 1951. She has lived and worked abroad in Cairo, Egypt, Oxford, England, Vienna, Austria, and Istanbul, Turkey. Since 1985, she has lived in Groton, Massachusetts.

B.A. Wellesley College, 1973, studio art and Art History major
M.F.A. Boston University, School of Fine Arts, 1976, painting major
Private study with portrait painter, Paul Ingbretson, Boston, Mass., 1986-1997

Awards and Honors
1985 - Copley Artist Member of the Copley Society, Boston
1998 - Member of Washington Society of Portrait Painters
1998 - Honorable Mention, national competition, Washington Society of Portrait

Painters1998 - Holzer Award for Traditional Portrait Painting, Catherine Lorillard WolfeFoundation, New York, NY
1999 - Awarded Stobart Foundation Grant for 1999-2000
2000 - Honorable Mention, American Society of Portrait Artists Competition, New York, NY
2001 - Member of the Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, Mass.