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I've moved! After my open heart surgery and some healing I was finally able to carry out my former plans to move to the Mainland. However I still cannot lift over 5 pounds nor do anything exhausting. My mind is way ahead of my physical ability; my Mu... 

Major Health Issue

November 23rd, 2016

To all my faithful friends here on site, I may not be around much for a short period, though I will try to stay active as much as possible. I am scheduled for OPEN HEART SURGERY on Jan 10th. Between now and then, am scheduled for a whole slew of pre-... 

Juried In

September 20th, 2013

I have two oil paintings juried in at Kauai Society of Artists Show, Art Kauai 2013. This is my first attempt to participate in a gallery show and I got two pieces juried in. I am so excited. This show runs from Sept. 20th until Nov. 3rd. 


July 5th, 2013

I am in the process of re-organization of Mary Deal Fine Art. In the process, I am breaking up galleries with too many images, creating small galleries with specific images. For example, I had all my flowers in Flowers and Exotics. The images took ti... 

Beginning today, I will be posting many images from a series I photographed on the grounds of the old CoCo Palms Hotel and Resort on Kauai. The Coco Palms is where Elvis Presley filmed scenes from Blue Hawaii. I will be posting images of the aging an... 

Greeting Cards

August 21st, 2011

I have just created and uploaded some greeting cards for various holidays and purposes. More will be added. If you wish to see one of my images created as a greeting card for your purpose, please email and tell me what you need. 

Cleaning my Galleries

August 3rd, 2011

Starting this month, August, I will be eliminating a lot of pictures from my galleries to make way for new images. I'm thrilled with the new images and to be able to delete older ones I favor the least. Too, I'll also be creating images for greeting ... 

Classic Cars Gallery

November 17th, 2010

I've opened my new gallery of Classic and old cars. Lots of photos are already posted with more to come. These are fun to shoot but they are also difficult because of the high gloss on those restored beauties. Anyway, enjoy! 

Holidays and Seasonal Gallery

October 28th, 2010

Aloha everyone, Since returning from vacation I have posted much new art. Some include photos of Lake Tahoe, some of my hometown area of the Sacramento River Delta. I've also started a Holidays and Seasonal Gallery. To find all the new art, click ... 

Vacation and New Photo Ops

October 6th, 2010

Am leaving tomorrow, 10-07, for vacation during which time I will see my son for the 1st time in 5 years. He, too, has taken an interest in photography. We will have many photos ops, so watch for new work to be posted shortly after my return. Also, d... 

New Uploads

July 18th, 2010

I continue to upload my favorite shots. Watch for some photos to appear that are specific to the upcoming holidays as we move toward year end. You can make greeting cards from any photo here and insert any words that you would like to see inside. Rem... 

New Contest Gallery

May 5th, 2010

Today I created a gallery for photos which I'll enter into contests on this site. The pictures can still be purchased. However, after the contests run their course, I may remove some photos; others will be placed into appropriate galleries. If you li... 

Sea Shells and Beachcombing

April 19th, 2010

I've changed the name of the Sea Shell Gallery to Sea Shells and Beachcombing. Now I've posted 11 beautiful new photos. Anything that I find on the beach that makes a great photograph will be found in this gallery - shells, beach glass, lava rocks, e... 

Seashell Gallery

April 17th, 2010

This is the beginning of my Seashell Gallery. I am leaving on a book tour in a couple of days but hope to have more shells uploaded for your enjoyment before I leave. Watch for more in the coming weeks too. I have some very unique finds. 

Today I uploaded more photos of Hawaiian musical instruments into my Hawaii Music category. The instruments are ukuleles, Uli`Uli, which is a small rattle-gourd with red feathers, and the Ipu, which is also a hollowed out gourd, much larger than the ... 

Ukulele Series

March 23rd, 2010

Today's focus is on my Hawaii Music Gallery. I've posted the second picture in the Ukulele Series. I have more coming, and not only pictures of ukuleles. 

A New Fish

March 20th, 2010

Today I posted another single Siamese Fighting Fish. However, note that in the picture, below the beautiful orange fish is a young one swimming just above the rocks. Also, in the second Fighting Fish picture, though it looks as thought two are presen...