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Mary Schliep

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Mary Schliep

Mary started rosemaling in 1989 and has been busily painting ever since. Mary specializes in the Valdres and Telemark styles (each defined by the geographic region where they found their beginning in Scandinavia). Since the school’s founding, Mary has been a consistent teacher at North House. She primarily does consignment work for people across the nation. Mary has studied with twelve Gold Medalists and two Norwegian instructors.  

Current Courses Offered by Mary Schliep

Teaser image for <p>Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark or Valdres Adventure</p>

Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark or Valdres Adventure

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. In this course, participants will be able to choose whether they wish to begin a project in the Telemark or Valdres style (beginners welcome in either style) or bring an unfinished object…
Fri, Sep 24th, 2021  –  Sun, Sep 26th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. The Os region in western coastal Norway is known for its fanciful flowers and bright colors, making it quite different from many of the other styles of rosemaling. In this course you’ll…
Fri, Aug 13th, 2021  –  Sun, Aug 15th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Mon, Aug 16th, 2021
9am - 1pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Valdres Style

Rosemaling: Valdres Style

Rosemaling is a decorative painting style that originated in Norway where it traditionally decorated churches, homes, and farmhouse interiors. The Valdres style of rosemaling originated in the Valdres valley and is known for its strong floral motif. This course emphasizes the basic techniques of painting these traditional floral bouquets. Students…
Fri, Oct 29th, 2021  –  Sun, Oct 31st, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep

Past Courses Offered by Mary Schliep

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Swedish Folk Painting