Biography

Photo-realist painter Mary Bruns (b. 1950 in Brunsville, IA) recalls winning the Nebraska Young Artist Award as the moment “that sealed my fate forever.” Bruns earned her B.F.A. (1971) in Art and Art Education K-12 from the University of Nebraska. Later, she earned her M.A. (1982) for Printmaking and M.F.A (1985) in Painting from California State University. Mary Bruns has exhibited all over the United States for over 35 years.  Currently residing in Cave Creek, Arizona, she has received the Merit in Exhibition Recognition Award from Long Beach Arts, an exhibition facility in Long Beach, California. The West Valley Arts Council (Surprise, Arizona) awarded her oil painting, Sorting Through It All with a First Place Award in February 2014.

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Artist’s Website

http://marybrunsfineart.com/