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Mia Kaplan  Painter/sculptor working in the outskirts of New Orleans.

http://miakaplan.com/

"Onward", as it developed in my sketchbook.

"Onward", a steel commission for a private residence along the beach in Bay St. Louis, MS for a family who wanted to capture the spirit of little girls playing together outdoors. Their home is located on what was once "Camp Onward", the first integrated girls summer camp in the state.

It's Wednesday. Or as @cedricangeles would say, "Why are you still wearing your swimsuit?" #wednesday #tanlines 🌞

Nothing an afternoon coffee can't fix. ☺️ #mondaymood #surroundedbyflowers #june ☕️☕️🚀🎆 💛

Using flowers as a way to express something less tangible. It comforted me to read that Georgia O'Keefe worked in this same way. She found something that allowed her to express what was within in a way that invited others to join in her thoughts on their own terms...some saw lady parts, some saw what it meant to be a woman, some started to look more closely at the world around them. Living with art reminds us that there is always more.

"Sunset on the Shore" 24 x 28 x 5 inches

Wally enjoying one of his many siestas...

Named after one of my favorite places - "Seaside" 25 x 25 x 6 inches.

detail of "Lady Bird"

Here's another one of my new works- "Lady Bird" 23 x 26 x 5 inches

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