As a fulltime artist, Candy Mayer creates landscapes and still lifes of the Southwest and the borderland in pastels, acrylics, pen & ink, and mixed media collage.
Candy has a BFA in Art and Art Education from the University of South Dakota.
Since moving to the border from Iowa in 1999, Candy and her photographer husband, Charlie, have embraced the area, traveling extensively in Mexico and the Southwest. They held their first joint show, “Alma de Mexico-Caras y Paisajes,” at the Chamizal National Memorial in March, 2008.
She is a member of the El Paso Art Association, the Pastel Society , the Plein Air Painters of El Paso, and the Juntos Art Association. She has exhibited and won recognitions in competitions, including the Arts...