Mary McMahon – ‘Love is in the Air’ Exhibition

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Tuesday 8th February 2011
New mosaic sculptures by Mary McMahon for a new exhibition at Gasworks Arts Park

Last year when I shared the eclectic, colour-filled home of artist and ex art-teacher Mary McMahon, there were so many sweet comments and inquiries regarding Mary’s incredible mosaic ‘ladies’!  They certainly seemed to steal the show, and Mary was thrilled to receive such positive feedback!

If you were intrigued by these incredible creations, you’ll be pleased to know that Mary is finally staging a stand-alone exhibition of her unique busts, in an exhibition at Gasworks Arts Park which opens in Melbourne TODAY!  Entitled ‘Love is in the Air‘, the show brings together a magical new collection of brand new works, and they’ll also be available BUY.  (the perfect Valentine?)

Inspired by the amazing mosaic work of Antoni Gaudi, Mary’s pieces incorporate a huge variety of collected china, ceramic tiles and found objects – many of them precious pieces, broken ‘by-accident-on-purpose’  if you know what I mean. :)

DO pop down and support Mary this month by visiting the show at Gasworks Arts Park! She would be super chuffed.

Love is in the Air – Mosaic Sculptures by Mary McMahon
Angela Robarts-Bird Gallery, Gasworks Arts Park
Cnr Graham & Pickles Street
Albert Park VIC 3206

Open daily 9.00am – 5.00pm, until Feb 27th

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Tuesday 8th February 2011


  • Beth Cregan 6 years ago

    Reading today’s post has made my day! I worked with Mary and my daughter was lucky enough to have her as an art teacher for two years at OPS. She really is inspiring, both as an artist and a teacher. Very creative! And like Nina, she always looked amazing. I was only thinking about Mary the other day, as we have many pieces of artwork hanging in our house, that my daughter completed while in her class. So guess where I will be heading this week?? Thank you. I love your blog.

  • Margo Carlon 6 years ago

    Mary’s work looks very intriguing, would be great to see it in NSW.

  • handmaderomance 6 years ago

    yay!! must work this into my month. i have thought about these since your first post. im happy ill now get to see them in person. very exciting xx

  • Allison Taylor 6 years ago

    Wow!! Gorgeous. Mosaics and floral china plates are a perfect fit.

  • Kathryn Portelli 6 years ago

    Great collection and many going to new homes I see!

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