Norene Mara

Norene Mara was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and now resides in Brown County, Indiana with her husband Steve.

Norene attended John Herron Art School in Indianapolis and studied oil painting at Indiana University before moving to Sasabo, Japan where she continued studying oil painting and Japanese ink brush painting. Over the years she has taken several oil painting and pastel workshops. She now works mainly in oils with a passion for doing informal portraits, but also loves to paint animals and various other subjects.