mary finlayson zinc contemporary gouche and flashe on panel

MARY FINLAYSON

San Francisco, CA

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Mary Finlayson paintings are a celebration of color, pattern and form which navigate themes of  home, memory, and self. Through flattened interiors, she provides viewers an intimate glimpse  into homes as memories–often a departure from reality. She invites us to consider what home  means to us, both in our past and in our idealized form.

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CURRENT EXHIBITION

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Mary Finlayson

November 4 – November 27, 2021
gouache and flashe on panel by zinc contemporary artist mary finlayson

YEAR OF THE MONKEY

40 X 60″ vinyl and gouache on maple
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YELLOW CHAIR PAINTING WITH WOLF

48 X 36″ vinyl and gouache on maple
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“I like to think of interiors as portraits that contain their own narratives. I am interested in the stories that they contain and how these spaces are used to tell stories about the people who inhabit them. I’m drawn to rooms that feel personal – places with meaning full of important objects that create accidental compositions.”

— Mary Finlayson

WOLF MASK WITH PLANTS

46 X 31″ vinyl and gouache on maple
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SEEING EYE WITH TREE

46 X 38″ wool
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BAMBOO WITH PINK VASE

46 X 31″ vinyl and gouache on maple
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INDOOR CAT 2

41.5 X 29.5″ india ink on arches
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INDOOR CAT 3

41.5 X 29.5″ india ink on arches
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PORTRAIT ON SHELF

25.5 X 20″ india ink on arches
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FLOWERS WITH CUTOUTS

25.5 X 20″ india ink on arches
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Mary Finlayson’s interest in painting interior spaces portrays how environments reveal identity. Navigating the themes of intimacy, memory, and self, Finlayson’s gouache paintings reflect the vulnerable narratives unveiled through ownership of possessions. Flattening the perspective of each scene, her still lifes provide a voyeuristic glimpse in to each curated space.

— Art In New York City

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STUDIO SHELF

20 X 16″ gouache and flashe on panel
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RECENT PRESS

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mary finlayson minus 37 interview zinc contemporary artist
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mary finlayson minus 37 interview zinc contemporary artist
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mary finlayson minus 37 interview zinc contemporary artist

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