Marilynn Weaver was born, raised, and educated in Springfield, Missouri. She and her husband moved from Stevenson, Washington to Wenatchee to be near their daughter, Teri St. Jean, and granddaughter, Kelly Boreson, in 2015.
Marilynn belongs to and exhibits her paintings at the Two Rivers Gallery in Wenatchee. She studied under Marilyn Bolles, internationally known artist and owner of Riverview House Gallery in Stevenson. She fondly counts her as her mentor.
Marilynn completes at least twelve paintings each year in order to create an original calendar. These calendars are often sold out soon after printing.
Marilynn’s sense of humor often shows in her paintings. For example, a comic owl or a fuzzy chicken or maybe a swinging squirrel have been know to entertain art lovers everywhere. The Wenatchee World recently featured Marilynn in the “GO” section, sharing her story with its readers. To find out more about Marilynn and her passion click here.
What inspires you?
Marilynn is inspired by rural scenes…old buildings, barns, churches, wheat fields and animals.
What inspired the artworks you submitted?
Marilynn’s entry this year features two Goldfinches. In Marilynn’s word, “Goldfinches are such dear little birds. These Washington State birds are so friendly and colorful.”
What is your favorite art medium and style?
Marilynn’s favorite medium is watercolor and she enjoys painting in the Realistic style.