Whether painting abstracts, florals, landscapes or portraits, Mara’s paintings exude a vibrancy of colour, and achieve visual impact through sculpting, scratching or scribing surfaces, inviting the viewer to experience a rich visual tapestry. She is equally comfortable using oils or acrylics, allowing the subject matter to dictate the preferred medium.
Mara emigrated from Treviso, Italy to settle in Montreal. She began her art studies at McGill University, but later opted to pursue a travel career, relocating to Toronto where she worked and simultaneously attended the Ontario College of Art and Design, graduating in Interdisciplinary Studies. Mara continued to work, while painting and exhibiting extensively, finally becoming a passionate full time artist.