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Dorothy Bury Shaw

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"I am a sacred artist, celebrating all that is spirit within each of us. "

First comes the concept followed by a mental visualization while a story begins to form. A drawing unfolds that is incredibly time-consuming. I use ink, watercolor, colored pencil, and often collage elements on paper. My work is painstaking so I have the luxury of getting lost in thought. It is my inner sanctum, seldom experienced as fully in daily life. My art seeks to take us closer to the...

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... full realization of how wondrous we are. Creating it is spiritually the most important work of my life. With a degree from the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, I began my career teaching art and freelancing as an editorial illustrator. I now create from my own voice from my home studio in Downers Grove, Illinois. My work has won many top awards.

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Major awards for individual art works include:
"The Kiss" - BEST OF SHOW - 2020 - LaGrange Art League
"Mother to Mother" - BEST OF SHOW - 2020, Elmhurst Art Guild
"This Time, That Place" - BEST OF SHOW - 2018 - Addison Art Center
"This Time, That Place" - 1st PLACE - 2020 - Woodridge Public Library
"Tender Mercies" - 1st PLACE - 2017 - Bloomingdale Art Museum

Major awards for a body of work include:
FIRST PLACE – 2019 –Morton Arboretum Art & Wine Walk, Lisle, IL
BEST OF SHOW – 2019 – The Liberty Arts Festival, Morris, IL
BEST OF SHOW - 2018 – Prairieview Invitational Arts, Naperville, IL
BEST OF 2D – 2019 – Promenade of Art, Arlington Heights, IL
BEST in CATEGORY – 2016 – Lakeshore Arts Festival, Evanston, IL
BEST OF SHOW – 2016 – Morton Arboretum Art & Wine Walk, Lisle, IL

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Tender Mercies - PRINT (32 x 16)
Mixed Media & Collage
$205.00

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Singing You Awake - PRINT (15 x 18)
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$105.00

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Persephone's Daughter - PRINT...
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This Time, That Place - PRINT...
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These Great Heights - PRINT (16...
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Lotus in the Sun - PRINT (12 x 21)
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Mighty Roots - PRINT (20 x 16)
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Open Heart - PRINT (11 x 14)
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We Come As One - PRINT (16 x 26)
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A Prayer's Release - PRINT (11 x...
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Everyday Priestess - PRINT (11...
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Wiser, Stronger, Braver - PRINT...
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The Mermaid's Secret - PRINT (9...
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Allegiance - PRINT (12 x 9)
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Worthy of Trust - PRINT (9 x 12)
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Simple Pleasures - PRINT (9 x 12)
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And So It Begins - NOTE CARD
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Longing To Fly - NOTE CARD
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A Beauty Worth Saving - NOTE CARD
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Everyday Priestess - NOTE CARD
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From Womb to Heart - NOTE CARD
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Gloria in Excelsis Deo - NOTE CARD
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Mother to Mother - NOTE CARD
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Her Heart, His Only Home - NOTE...
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Lotus in the Sun - NOTE CARD
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Mighty Roots
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Tender Mercies - NOTE CARD
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The Kiss - NOTE CARD
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Singing You Awake - NOTE CARD
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Allegiance - NOTE CARD
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Blessed Is She - NOTE CARD
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Persephone's Daughter - NOTE CARD
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Ready for Dawn - NOTE CARD
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The Mermaid's Secret - NOTE CARD
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The Sleeping Trees of Winter -...
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Simple Pleasures - NOTE CARD
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Star of Peace - NOTE CARD
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The Dragonfly's Refrain - NOTE CARD
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These Great Heights - NOTE CARD
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We Come As One - NOTE CARD
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Wiser, Stronger, Braver
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Worthy of Trust - NOTE CARD
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This Time, That Place - NOTE CARD
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$5.00

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Steeped in Memories - ORIGINAL
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Worthy of Trust - ORIGINAL
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$750.00

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Her Heart, His Only Home - ORIGINAL
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The Dragonfly's Refrain - ORIGINAL
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Caster of Shadows - ORIGINAL
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Gemstones - ORIGINAL
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A Prayer's Release - ORIGINAL
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Canticle of Thanksgiving - ORIGINAL
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Urban Gardener - ORIGINAL
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For All the World to See -...
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Open Heart - ORIGINAL
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Ten Stories - ORIGINAL
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