Welcome to the website of Mary L. Harden, artist and educator. You'll find information about Botanical Illustration and Art courses, upcoming exhibits, and events. All images on this site are original artwork by Mary L. Harden unless otherwise noted.
11/9/15 - Check out this great review of the current exhibit at Examiner.com
Thanks to Maria D'Agostino we now have our own APP!!! It's a tour of the botanical garden with watercolors of the featured plants by Mary and her students.
GET THE FREE *UPDATED* DOWNLOAD HERE!
16 works of art purchased by UCSF Regents' Permanent Collection for the new Mission Bay Hospitals at $500 each with 25% commission to UCSF Faculty Alumni House... Big thanks to all the Master Artists who generously donated their work, YAY!
Mary is pleased to announce her association with San Francisco's Parks Alliance
Mary is featured in the San Francisco Chronicle's Date Book,click here to read the excellent article by Steve Rubenstein
Fuchsia, Fuchsia aborescens
Mary Harden brings 40 years of instructional experience to the world of botanical illustration, pen & ink techniques, illustration, and watercolor.
Find out about her unique approach to drawing and painting in her classes held at locations around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Explore the world of line and shape, color and contrast, and light and shadow in Mary's popular workshops and in her custom created curriculum.
Mary's love of travel has brought forth a unique series of Art Travel Adventures and Cruises. See the world and your art with new eyes.
An extensive knowledge of fine arts and art history combined with a passion for the transformative nature of art gives Marys' artistic guidance a powerful punch!
Corelberry Tree, Ardisia venosa