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2023 Spring Market
Hello! Thanks for checking out the Morgan Gesell Art maker page! Find me at table 201
My name is Morgan Gesell Mudryk (Gesell, like gazelle) and I’m an artist and graphic designer, Pittsburgh newbie and mother of two little humans.
My watercolor illustrations tap into shared cultural experiences using references from pop culture. Each painting, or series of paintings, serves as a visual list of selected objects from TV shows or movies.
I graduated with an MFA in Sculpture from WVU in 2013. After years of working in 3D, I switched gears and started playing with watercolor. In 2016 I began my “TV Couches” series, painting couches and chairs from sitcoms. 50 couches later there is no end in sight!
Next I started two others series cataloging props: “Objects from The Office” and “Objects from Parks and Recreation.”
My most popular painting, “Beesly Botanicals” was inspired by the Office Ladies Podcast. Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey (aka Pam and Angela) rewatch each episode of The Office. Angela observed the plant changed on Pam’s reception desk on each episode. I took that as my sign to create a painting chronicling all of the plants seen on Pam’s desk throughout the series. Through the power of Instagram, Angela saw my painting and she and Jenna have mentioned it twice on the podcast. I gifted the original painting to Jenna and I created another painting specifically for Angela of her most iconic outfits from the show. This painting can often be seen on her Instagram stories.
ABOUT MY PRODUCTS:
I sell prints of my original paintings as well as stickers and tea towels. I also love working with people to create custom watercolor paintings, especially couches.