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'Prism' Series

New oil paintings coming soon...

My newest body of work dives into the abstract, oil paintings inspired by light refraction as experienced underwater in the kelp forest.

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Spring Release

Limited Edition Collection

Inspired by my adventures on California's winding roads, this new collection embodies the spirit of the place—whether it's the awe-inspiring mountains or the breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean from the edge of a cliff.


Marie McKenzie lives in Ojai, California, where she creates ecological art inspired by the natural world.

Works on View: Now through 7.7.24
'Ebb and Flow'

University of California San Diego Geisel Library

I am honored to be a part of the exhibition curated and exhibited by Oriana Poindexter, alongside Dwight Hwang and Julia CR Gray. The work in the exhibit documents giant kelp forests through art and features seaweed pressings dating back 134 years.

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'Kelp Forest'

A sculpture for your home.

Walnut oil paintings on sustainably sourced panels or canvas. Coastal minded paintings inspired by kelp and the movement of water.


Archival print editions on Hahnemuhle bamboo textured paper protected by a plant based sleeve. These limited editions are made with sustainability in mind.

Find Limited Editions Locally:

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Findings Market




Santa Monica

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Idyll Mercantile

Santa Barbara

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Summer Camp


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