Dreaming of the Dance poster by Maria Hunt. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
For a fundraiser, I was ask to create Muses from Greek mythology. I created 3: Terpsichore delight in dancing was one of the nine Muses and... more
For a fundraiser, I was ask to create Muses from Greek mythology. I created 3: Terpsichore "delight in dancing" was one of the nine Muses and designated "goddess of dance" and chorus. She lends her name to the word "terpsichoren" which means "of or relating to dance". She is usually depicted sitting down, holding a lyre, accompanying the ballerinas' choirs with her music. Her name comes from the Greek words delight) and dance"). In this instance, I have her dreaming of the dance. The full version has her holding a tambourine, while dancing. The other muses are Cleo (History) and Erato meaning "desired" or "lovely", shown with the myrtle wreath and holding a lyre
The muse collection is in the Black and White Gallery.
2nd Place Pen and Ink art scenic and Nautical Contest 9/10/16
Second Place Win in the Ink Paintings Contest
Special thanks to the following groups in Fine Art America and Pixels for Featuring this drawing:
Exclusively Drawing and Paintin...
About Maria Hunt
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time."
After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...