See Through
an Artist’s Eyes!

Come along with me as I chase light, color, and clouds across the landscape.

In my latest adventure I’ve been deep in the SC Lowcountry, creating a new collection of paintings.

Join me on this journey and get sneak peeks (~ 3x/ week) and a special VIP preview of the new collections when they're released!


Early Morning Marsh

Early Morning Marsh

The morning golden hour when the sun rakes across the marsh, lighting the trees just across the creek. Edisto Island was just starting to wake up from winter. The greens were just popping out in the grasses when I took the photo reference here. So the dominant color...

Cedars on the Dunes

Cedars on the Dunes

Back when I started my first daily painting project I was profoundly homesick for the Lowcountry, for the SC/GA coastal plain where the skies are enormous, the marshes wide open, and the air smells of salt and pluff mud. But I was "stuck" back then, in more ways than...

Under Summer Clouds

Under Summer Clouds

It’s ironic that under summer storm clouds colors look more intense without the sun to bleach them out. The humidity doesn’t cloud the atmosphere…

Summer, Morning Storm

Summer, Morning Storm

Summer Morning Storm 5 x 7" Oil on panel A sudden heavy burst of rain moves across the summer hay fields... $325.00 (unframed) + $15.00 shipping  

Red Cedars, Bent Not Broken

Red Cedars, Bent Not Broken

Red Cedars, Bent Not Broken 5 x 7" Oil on panel These red cedars line the edge of the marsh at Lazaretto Creek, Fort Pulaski. I’m fascinated by their tenacity and resilience. They grow and thrive at the edge of the marshes and shore, turning and bending with the winds...

| Winter Light, Fort Pulaski | $325

| Winter Light, Fort Pulaski | $325

  | Winter Light, Fort Pulaski | 6 x 6”, oils, © Mary Bentz Gilkerson $325 (unframed) + $15 shipping     The temperature of a Southern winter is variable. 80 degrees one day. Then  a stiff cold wind and a high 40 degrees...

| Light through the Clouds, Tybee| $325

| Light through the Clouds, Tybee| $325

| Light through the Clouds, Tybee | oil on panel, 6 x 6”, © Mary Bentz Gilkerson $325 (unframed) + $15 shipping Breaking light through the fog and mist on the south end of Tybee. This is the one I started painting on a very foggy January...

| Lazaretto Creek, Winter Sunset | $600

| Lazaretto Creek, Winter Sunset | $600

| Lazaretto Creek, Winter Sunset | Oil on panel, 8 x 8”, © Mary Bentz Gilkerson $600 (unframed) + $20 shipping Lazaretto Creek at sunset. At this spot you can see out over this huge, massive, expansive area of marsh, water and sky. ...

| Rice Fields, Winter Light | SOLD

| Rice Fields, Winter Light | SOLD

  I painted this on a breezy afternoon with scudding clouds and gorgeous flickering light out over the old rice fields at the Savannah Wildlife Refuge.

Red Cedar, Dunes

Red Cedar, Dunes

Red cedars standing strong deep in the dunes.Cedars are one of the few trees/shrubs that thrive directly on the beach…