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Marian Flahavin


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Biography

Marian Flahavin’s work since childhood has always been an expression of her love of and fascination with the human figure – most importantly the spirit, the “life” that makes the figure who it is, as well as its bone and muscle forms.  Unlike many artists, she finds the exacting challenge of capturing that life the most exciting part of painting.  Besides commissions, her work has been accepted and/or awarded in numerous national shows, including the Pastel Society of America, Salmagundi, American Artist’s Professional League, (Art Spirit Gold Medal for Pastel – 2007) and Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Annuals in New York City as well as the International Association of Pastel Societies Biennial and Northwest and West Coast Pastel Societies’ Annuals.  Her painting was included in the PSA Invitational at the Butler Institute of American Art in 2003.

Memberships 
· Pastel Society of America – Signature
· Pastel Society of the West Coast – Signature
· Northwest Pastel Society – Signature
· American Artists Professional League – Elected Member
· Portrait Society of America – State Ambassador
 
Directories 
Who’s Who in American Art – www.whoswhogallery.com
· Who’s Who in America
· Who’s Who of American Women
Commissions 
· Marian Gallagher for the Marian Gallagher Law Library – University of Washington
· Goebel of Germany – Plate and figurine series
· Various hospitals and children’s homes – paintings and sculptures
· Tapestry painting for the Children’s Chapel of the new St. John the Baptist Church near Salt Lake, Utah
· Many family portraits in oil pastel and bronze.

Contact
Marian Flahavin
S. 4714 Schafer Branch Rd
Spokane, Washington 99206
USA
 
Phone: 509-924-1819
Web site: www.marianflahavin.com

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