Mary Sue Walsh

Studio at Rancho Faisan

Mary Sue Walsh was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and received a BFA in Drawing and Painting in 1973 from the University of New Mexico. She lives on a small farm in Corrales, New Mexico,with her horses, dogs, cat and birds.

  The Rio Grande Valley, with its network of acequias, adobes and small farms set against the Sandia Mountains, provides much of the subject matter for her work.  She is represented in many private and coporate collections in the United States and Japan.

  • Statement

    Each day has moments when light illuminates the landscape in a special way or when a face contains a special expression of mirth, power or softness.  It is my objective to take these moments, portray and enhance them so that they can be shared by others.


    The Southwestern landscape provides an endless variety of vistas, bathed in a very intense light.  The deep purple shadows contrast the bands and pools of sunlight, giving the most simple settings a special mysterious quality.  I find magic in this landscape and it is a joy and an adventure to pursue it.

  • Biography

    Mary Sue Walsh

    Corrales, New Mexico 87048





    Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 22 1951

    Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts, 1973

    Lived and worked in Albuquerque, Hawaii, Santa Fe, Los Angeles and Corrales

    Medium:  Acrylic, pastel, colored pencil and lithography


    Shows and Exhibitions


    Encantada Show, Rio Grande Art Assoc annual juried show, 2014

    2014 Gateway to Imagination, Farmington NM

    Encantada Show, Rio Grande Art Assoc annual juried show, 2013

    Richeson75 Figure/Portrait 2013 online exhibit

    Masterworks of New Mexico, 2010, 2011

    Masterworks of New Mexico, 2008

    Masterworks of New Mexico, 2007

    Horses in Art Cover Competition 2007,

    Paint the Parks, 2007

    American Academy of Equine Art, Fall open Juried Competition, 2006, 2007 International

    Museum of the Horse, Lexington, Kentucky, Kentucky Horse Park

    Pastel Society of New Mexico National Juried Show, 2006

    Kent Gallery, Santa Fe, 1990 - 1998

    Contemporary Craftsman Gallery, 1977 - 1989

    Art Du Monde, Tokyo, 1990-1998

    Du Monde, Gallery, New York, 1990-1998

    Tucson Museum of Art, Women Artists of the West, 1995

    Contemporary Art Landscapes, Gallerie Quatre Pieces, Tokyo, 1995


Albuuerque Journal, Wesley Pulkka - Floral theme flaunts the power of the flower.

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Studio at Rancho Faisan

Corrales, NM 87048

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