Illustrations, Crystal Collages, Acrylic Paintings by Mary Ellen Graham Wehrli

Artists’ Bios

"Urban Crunch IV" by Mary Ellen Graham Wehrli, 1979, oil on canvas.
Collection of the City of Santa Paula, CA.
A native of San Francisco,Ca, she now resides in Lewisville, Tx. Her formal Art studies began some 50+ years ago at San Jose State University and the College of San Mateo. She has exhibited in many juried shows throughout California and Texas and has been a juror for several Art Organizations.Her work is exhibited in public buildings including the Santa Paula museum, in which the museum the painting below for their permanent collection. She has also shown in the Newport Museum and the San Diego Museum. Mary Ellen was the Fine Arts Supervisor for the Orange County Fair, the Fine Art coordinator for the Los Angeles County Fair, and the Special Events Coordinator for the Art-A-Fair Festival in Laguna Beach California. Her murals were featured on the front of the Art-A-Fair building for 20 years.

Mary Ellen has won many awards for various styles of Art. She has worked for Companies creating designs for Cards, Calendars, Collector Plates, Puzzles, Cross stitch designs, Posters, and Limited Edition Prints. She does representational and abstract forms of art and works in various artistic media.