Mara Clawson's iPad drawing "Swimming Around" is an archival print on Kodak Pro Endura photo paper and mounted under an inch of clear acrylic glass. The transparent acrylic allows you to see through the front and sides of the block.
Freestanding 4"x4"x1" miniature artwork
Depth reflects artwork and creates a 3D effect
About the Artist:
Mara uses pastels and iPad technology to convey her perception of the world. She finds that her art connects her to others and her community. Her artwork has been juried into and exhibited in six museums and 15 galleries across the United States. As a winner of the VSA/Kennedy Center Emerging Young Artists with Disabilities award, her video To Survive toured the US. Mara is the sole proprietor of When Colors Get AlongTM in Bethesda Maryland. She also works at Art Enables in Washington DC and the Visability ArtLab in Rockville Maryland. Besides creating art, Mara teaches iPad drawing classes and is an invited speaker at schools and for various direct service organizations. Mara illustrated and co-authored the children’s book Adventures of Moses.
Mara is the subject of the documentary film, Living Art, by Ground Media’s director David Rochkind, which premiered in the 2019-2020 ReelAbilities Film Festivals in Manhattan, Toronto, Cleveland, Houston, and Fairfax; as well as the 2020 Chicago JCC Film Festival in Evanston. Living Art is part of an education campaign about disability and inclusion; learn more at livingart.education.