News and Events



January 17 – Mount Saint Joseph University Alumni Invitational

Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery.  Reception on February 17 – 4:00-7:00pm.

February/March – Courtroom sketches completed for the Larry Householder Trial,

Potter  Stewart United States Federal Courthouse, 100 East 5th Street, Cincinnati,  Ohio 45202

June 16 and 17 – Birds Gone Wild

An Art Exhibition/Fundraiser to benefit RAPTOR, Incorporated.  The event features 12 Masterworks for Nature artists. It will take place on June 16,  6:00-9:00pm and June 17, 10:00am -4:00pm. Eisele Gallery, 6936 Madisonville Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 will be hosting the event.


February 7 – Presentation of the up-coming UNESCO Presentation

Cincinnati Art Museum
2:00pm –  Mary Louise Holt will present new information on the up-coming UNESCO World Heritage Site designation of several ancient Native American earthworks. She will discuss the significance of these remarkable earthworks and what it will mean for the state of Ohio.
July 8 – Birds Eye View(BEV) is a separate event from June 25 – Noteworthy Natives(NN).                                                                                                                        
Please drop BEV  below NN and bring up NN picture of brochure to be under NN event.

June 25 – Noteworthy Natives

Cincinnati Nature Center Garden and Studio Tour July 8– Bird’s Eye View – Eisele Gallery – 6936 Madisonville Road , Cincinnati, Ohio 45227


January 11 – The Native American Cultural Center Opens in Mariemont

Several prints of original paintings of Shawnee life are on permanent display at the center as well as many Native American artifacts from the Madisonville Burial Site. Location of NACC: 6907 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

Sept 9 – The Great Eastern American Wilderness, Wildlife and Native People – Presentation and exhibit

Thomas Moore University – Eva G Farris Gallery 333 Thomas Moore Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky


January 29 – The Great Eastern American Wilderness, Wildlife and Native People

The 2:00pm Historical Presentation will take place at Marjorie P. Lee, 3550 Shaw Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45208


In the Audubon Tradition Exhibit and Sale

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science
Featuring 75-100 of the top North American Bird and Wildlife Artists
September 12, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, Ohio


Historic Metz House Grand Opening

Celebrating the life of Charles Metz, physician and archeologist of
 Native American burial sites and villages of the Ohio Valley
August 15, 5:30 – 9:00pm art exhibit and sale
6111 Madison Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Sponsored by the Madisonville Community Urban Development Corp. 

Interview on WVXU Around Cincinnati

Mary Louise Holt discusses the Cincinnati Museum Center’s
 Up-coming exhibit titled: In the Audubon Tradition.
The show airs on September 8 from 7-8:00pm

Cincinnati Nature Center – Annual Back to Nature Fundraiser

Saturday, May 11, 7:00pm
4849 Tealtown Rd. Milford, Ohio



Between the Miamis – Great Art for Great Parks  (more Info)

Friday, March 16, 2018 –  opening reception
Art Design Consultants
310 Culvert St. Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


Friday, April 13, 2018 –  opening reception
Sharon Woods Park
Sharon Woods Centre
11450 Lebanon Road
Sharonville, Ohio



The Great Eastern American Wilderness, Wildlife and Native People

June 19, 6:p.m. – Power point presentation:
East Row Garden Club, Newport, Kentucky
September 19 – The Ohio Society, Cincinnati Country Club, Hyde Park, Ohio

The Great Eastern American Wilderness, Wildlife and Native People

February 18, 10:30 a.m.    Power point presentation:
Hosted by the Daughters of The American Revolution
Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church, 8300 Indian Hill Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243


Interviewed on a NPR program called Around Cincinnati.

The program will be aired on Sunday evening, February 12,  between 7-8:00pm


Art fundraiser for the Cincinnati Nature Center:  Enchanted Evening in the Woods

Saturday, May 12, 6:00pm, Cincinnati Nature Center


Artists for Conservation Festival and International Ornithological Congress

Wednesday, August 22 – 25, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, British Colombia
My recent painting titled: A Wary Old Bird was selected for inclusion in the AFC exhibit held at the Congress/AFC Festival.
Also included is my latest painting titled Mangrove Finch, Galapagos.  It will be one of 678 paintings depicting endangered birds from around the world and will be  included in the Silent Skies Collaborative Mural Project.



Thompson House Gallery’s Spring Open House

Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2017  12: – 5:00pm both days
with John Ruthven and guest artists from
Masterworks for Nature Read More

Saturday, May 13, 2017 6:00pm

Back to Nature – Cincinnati Nature Center’s annual art exhibit/fundraiser Visit Website


Wood Thrush Conservation Awards and Exhibit for Masterworks For Nature

Sunday, October 1, 2017  2-5:00pm
Cincinnati Nature Center,  4949 Tealtown Rd. Milford, Ohio 45150,
Phone: 513-831-1711   Email


The Great Eastern American Wilderness, Wildlife and Native People

February 18 – Daughters of the American Revolution, Armstrong Chapel, Indian Hill, Ohio
November 11 – Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati, Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, Mariemont, Ohio


Fort Ancient Earthworks

This new DVD coming soon –  featuring the history of Fort Ancient Earthworks. Featuring  paintings by Mary Louise Holt “See Cover“ Fort Ancient has been officially selected for the Archaeology Channel International Film Festival in May. It has also been selected for the Arkhaios Film Festival.

Wood Thrush

Wood Thrush Conservation Award presented to the artists of Masterworks for Nature

Indian Hill Connection

Article written about me in my local magazine “Indian Hill Connection”

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Art Classes

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting

Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati


Art classes for adults of all Skill Levels – 2023 schedule

Winter session    –     January 12 – March 2
Spring session      –        March 16 – May 4
Summer Session       –       May 18 – July 6
Fall Session – September 28 – November 16

Classes are held on Thursdays mornings from 10:00 – 12:00, Afternoon classes are also available

For more information about all classes and to register:

call –  513-226-3833 or email –