Mary Jo Mitchell creates original art and prints based on local and seasonal New England themes, including lobster, crab, boats, and fish. She lives near the ocean, and works out of her studio by the sea. Stop by the Little Harbor Lobster Company in Marblehead to see her work. (Updated Tuesday, February 12 2019)
Art for every season
As the weather changes in New England, my paintings change. In the cold winter months, I'm painting ski country. Summer warmth means sailing and lobster. And I'm painting everything in between, as long as it's local and in-season.
In the bulb there is a flower; in the seed, an apple tree;
In the cold and snow of winter there’s a spring that waits to be
hymn of promise
from big city to small town
After spending many years as an art director in and around New York City, Mary Jo decided to return to her hometown in Nahant, Massachusetts. She makes local, graphically-inspired art from her studio by the sea.