The Artist Mary Jane Miller of San Miguel icons offers icon retreats two times a year Spring and Fall. After many years working as an artist in many different areas, Mary Jane Miller is the Artist who has specialized in sacred icon paintings, taking the works of old byzantine icon painters as inspiration for her new contemporary modern icon painting style.
In the last 25 years, working on her icon painting has become her primary artistic expression. Mary Jane Miller embraces this ancient painting tradition and adds her own personal modern touch. She is a resident of Mexico and in her stdio uses traditional egg tempera painting methods, gold leaf, and uses wooden boards covered in natural gesso. Her work represents the ancient Byzantine icon painters style and dedication.
This method of painting offers deep spiritual meditations she enjoys sharing. Mary Jane Miller’s icon painting retreats and beautiful collection of modern icons are well presented and reflect her dedication to iconography as an ancient art form. These paintings bring out the beauty of her experienced egg tempera painting techniques with all trier subtle yet glowing colors and intricate detail.
Mary Jane Miller also coordinates and offers informal iconography painting retreats and lecture series with power point presentations.