Grace to Paint


Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


race to Paint

Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Begonia Beauties

9×12″ oil on canvas panel; click on painting for purchase information.

Two golden begonia blooms emerged from lines, pot, and leaves one day, as I passed by my mother’s front porch. As long as a plant showed the scraggliest of hope, clinging to life, she would tend it carefully. But these flowers were thriving in their hanging pot, when I snapped their photo and tucked it away for a future painting. To life!

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I am Sister Maresa Lilley, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame, located in Chardon, Ohio, USA. For many years, I have enjoyed a passion that permits me to reflect upon simple reality with a brush in hand. To capture a simple essence on canvas and to discover inherent beauty is a daily immersion.

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