Edith Maskey, Mexican Village, watercolor, sight: 29.75 x 21", frame: 41 x 33"
The artist was born in San Antonio, Texas. She lives now just outside Comfort, Texas. Maskey, who has been a professional painter since 1970, completed her formal training with five years of study under Warren Hunter in San Antonio. She has subsequently trained with the finest artists in the country at various workshops. She has received awards from the Texas Watercolor Society and the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies. She has also received numerous awards in other regional and national watercolor competitions. Her work has been the subject of feature articles in Southwest Art, Art Voices, American Artist and Texas Magazine. She is represented by the leading galleries in the Southwest. Maskey prefers to paint scenes of Mexico and the Texas Hill Country in an interpretive way with watercolor. People are often prominent in her paintings. Her work is characterized by a love of color and exuberance of expression.