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Celebrating 35 Years in Business!  Est. 1982
Artist: Maria DeSimone Prascak
    Gallery of Paintings, Prints & Mixed Media Art
All Art Made in U.S.A.   Pittsburgh, PA
one of a kind original painting with vintage and found object embellishments. For details and availability check my shop: Marias Ideas Art on Shop for Art page
"Gretta" the Dancing Giraffe prints available in my shop Marias Ideas Art on  Shop for Art page.
I custom painted the design on the huge chair at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium in the new exhibit The Islands. It is a popular place for kids to play and photos.
one of over 20 wooden signs custom painted for The Islands exhibit at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium!
original 24" x 48" abstract. This piece has been SOLD, for similar paintings see shop: Marias Ideas Art on SHOP for ART page
Cat in Tree personalized prints for details and info to purchase go to shop: Sage Trees on SHOP for ART page.
one of a kind original painting. For similar works of art. This piece has been SOLD. check my shop: Marias Ideas Art on Shop for Art page
Howling wolf in tree, personalized prints. Go to my shop: Sage Trees on SHOP for ART page.
Custom sign with business logo, on 3D wood , ready to hang. 3ft x 4ft
Custom sign on wood for this  salon, I adorned the art with Swarovski crystals!
one of a kind original painting. For details and availability check my shop: Marias Ideas Art on Shop for Art page
original commissioned by customer's private collection. For similar art go to my shop: Marias Ideas Art on SHOP for ART page
Commissioned piece for customer's dental office waiting room in South Park, PA. For similar available paintings go to my shop: Marias Ideas Art on the SHOP for ART page.
close up of custom underwater fish painting shown in other photo. For similar paintings go to my shop: Marias Ideas Art on the SHOP for ART page.
A special piece I created for fund raiser for ACAF Animal Care Assistant Fund. It featured a 2 dogs, exotic bird, 2 cats, frog. Embellished with vintage jewelry and found objects. SOLD at auction. For similar available paintings go to my shop: Marias Ideas Art on the SHOP for ART page.
Original painting of abstract ethereal landscape. The tree is embellished with vintage unused bottle caps and their original cork.  For availability and similar  paintings go to my shop: Marias Ideas Art on the SHOP for ART page.
1 of 4 images here of a kitchen that I designed and painted canvas panels and applied to the cabinets for a custom unique look inspired by the client's affection for New Orleans.
2 of 4 images here of a kitchen that I designed and painted canvas panels and applied to the cabinets for a custom unique look inspired by the client's affection for New Orleans
3 of 4 images here of a kitchen that I designed and painted canvas panels and applied to the cabinets for a custom unique look inspired by the client's affection for New Orleans
4 of 4 images here of a kitchen that I designed and painted canvas panels and applied to the cabinets for a custom unique look inspired by the client's affection for New Orleans
designed especially for the Beads of "Courage" program at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh. The young patients are presented with beads during their stay. I collaborated with Randy Baumann of WDVE Radio morning crew to come up with this heart design. I painted and own the originial.
I created this one of a kind Flapper Girl from vintage form and vinatge jewelry. the original is currently not for sale, but I do sell lovely photos of this piece in my shop: Raspberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
Original Owl painting on canvas with actual twig rod. For details and availability go to my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
1 of 2 images here of canvas pieces I created for local Engineer's company. This is one of 8 pieces. Each a montage of images representing projects and services by the company. There are many 3D vintage and found objects incorporated giving each piece unigue qualities and texture.
2 of 2 images here of canvas pieces I created for local Engineer's company. This is one of 8 pieces. Each a montage of images representing projects and services by the company. There are many 3D vintage and found objects incorporated giving each piece unigue qualities and texture.
Example of one of  many animal portraits. Animals are one of my favorite subjects to paint.Tiger painting on 24" x 24" canvas. painted with acrylics and adorned with vintage jewelry and found objects. Currently not for sale. Similar paintings in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
sweet bunny I  painted in ferns on salvaged wood. This piece has been SOLD. Similar items can be found in my two shops: Rasberry Robin and Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
This large 48" x 60" painting was commissioned by a customer for her little girl's room. It featured two mermaids, colorful fish, underwater castle, two cats in scuba gear resembling their own cats. All adorned with glitter & crystals. The treasure chest  filled with actual vintage jewels and beads.
one of a kind creation I painted of shabby chic heart, embellished with vintage jewels, pearls,beads and crystals. This item has been SOLD. Similar items can be found in my shop: Raspberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
"Flock of Key Gulls" original paintings, set of three. Vintage keys flying in sky, for availability and details go to my shop: Marias Ideas Art on the SHOP for ART page.
original watercolor of big blue eye, for details and availability go to my shop:  Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
pair of vintage cast iron elephant bookends that I repaired and restored for a customer. I rebuilt the trunk on one, replace felt bottoms, refinished painted surfaces on elephants and bases.
upcycled art piece painted on old piece. A large corw on limb resting above a graveyard. The moon is mirror. This sitem has been SOLD. similar items can be found in my shop: Raspberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
Pen and ink illustration in sepia tone of Lion and Lamb. Prints available in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
Original watercolor of a sweet little bird on a branch with fresh green leaves. Prints available in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
original bird abstract painting on canvas. This item has been SOLD. similar items can be found in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
original bird abstract painting on canvas. This item has been SOLD. similar items can be found in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
Pen and ink illustration of a gnome. Prints available soon in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
4 bar stools commissioned by a customer for her beach home.
1 of 4 bar stools commissioned by a customer for her beach home.
Custom sign for commissioned for a restaurant to hang in special area of the establishment.
Large art piece custom design and painted in custom colors for a customer in the great room. Each canvas measured 48" x 48" . Painted with acrylics and adorned with copper leaf and Swarovski crystals.
large painting of beautiful peacock. this piece has been SOLD. Similar works of art can be found in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
Actual Hot Pink antlers. One of many unique pieces I have been creating with discarded or found antlers. Mosaic backing. For this and more antler art details and availability go to my shop: Raspberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
Prints available in my shop: Sage Trees on Shop for Art page.
I personalize these prints too!
one of a kind canvas Peace symbol  banner sign with actual twig rod. For details and availability go to my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
Original acrylic landscape painting. for details and availability go to my shop: Rasberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
Original acrylic mini  landscape painting. for details and availability go to my shop: Rasberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
Original Kingfisher painting. 24" x 24" acrylic on canvas. For details and availability go to my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
Actual chrome painted skull with antlers. One of many unique pieces I have been creating with discarded or found antlers. Black wood  backing. For this and more antler art details and availability go to my shop: Raspberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
Original bunny painting. acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas. For details and availability go to my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
The original of this piece has been SOLD, prints are available. For details and info go to my shop; Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
Original sun painting embellished with vintage jewels and buttons had been SOLD. Similar items are available in my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
Original acrylic mini  landscape painting. for details and availability go to my shop: Rasberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
Original  painting on canvas titled: "Olive Loaf Dress" For the inspiration, details and availability go to my shop: Maria's Ideas Art on the Shop for Art page.
painting on canvas with actual seashells, Swarovski crystals, vintage beads and buttons. For details and availability go to my shop: Raspberry Robin on the Shop for Art page.
This very special watercolor butterfly commissioned by a women who lost her sister to an illness. I incorporated the sisters likeness  in body of butterfly as seen in photo from childhood,image of them also in top right wing from photo of the two kissing in later years.
This little rabbit is one of my bunnies. My art is inspired by my garden friends that visit me at the studio! see the Shop for ART link on this site to purchase a print. He is available in my Maria's Ideas ART shop!
This little squirrel  was inspired by my garden friends that visit me at the studio! see the Shop for ART link on this site to purchase a print. He is available in my Maria's Ideas ART shop!
To purchase my art already made click on link at left "Buy my ART" or go to link at left " My Stores" and see info and links for my 3 stores, also links on Home Page-My art on Home Decor & More!

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This is a glimpse of some examples of paintings, prints and upcycled art work  
I've been creating and selling in the past 35 years! Maria's Ideas Established 1982
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