Mary Harris

Artist bio

Mary Harris just started to devote time to art in 2019. The favorite types of paintings she does will portray a scriptural story. These personally are a remaindered of where hope comes from and keeps her feet firmly planted. The "Snake on the Pole" shook me when I sat and pondered it. Complaining brings in more problems, life and death. If I was in the camp with my babies would I be fighting in my own strength or obeying the command, to keep my eyes above. In painting this I realized even the seemingly most pious were not obeying the command. There is only one way to Salvation, through Jesus who was lifted up on a pole.


Snake on the Pole



Artist Statement

I am a novice in all aspects, and have started in the winter of 2020 to start with the basics and though youtube channels have found some books and methods of learning.

I became at mother at 19 and devoted my life to my family. I had no time for schooling. Now at 62 I am happy to finally explore the talents God has placed in my heart and a love for the arts.

How it fits into contest

Life is a constant battle field. There is only one way to overcome all of lifes problems, to focus on the finished work of the cross. Real life has many forms of hardships, loss, pain and sufferings. Yet if the focus is on that we lose. Complaining compounds the suffering. Constant remembering the innocent One who suffered and died for us, so we can be free, is what gives supernatural strength to continue. We don't have to figure everything out, just keep focused in an attitude of thanks and praise.


Mary Harris painter

How to Purchase this Artwork

Original watercolor framed. 31"l x25"w

Other Goods & Services Available from this Artist

Mosaics, stone carvings

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