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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 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: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and the Telemark region in southeastern Norway is known for the classic look of its painting with asymmetrical scrolls and varied placement of leaves and flowers. In this course you'll study and practice basic techniques of this traditional decorative painting style. Students will begin…
Fri, May 14th, 2021  –  Sun, May 16th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Mon, May 17th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep

Past Courses Offered by Mary Schliep

Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark, Valdres or Unfinished Object Adventure

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Valdres Style

Swedish Folk Painting