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Mary Hoy

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Caged Dreams is the official website of artist Mary Hoy.
Here you will find Mary's galleries and shops featuring original works of fantasy and other genres.
Her colorful paintings range from magical creatures and anthropomorphic characters to fairies and mermaids. These images are available as art prints, note cards, cases, accessories, and many other items.
You can also find the original Fox Tarot deck as well as COLORING BOOKS featuring many of her drawings.
These and other items, including original paintings can be purchased through her ETSY and SAATCHI shops!
Follow Mary for the latest feeds on new art projects!

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All images copyright © 2016 Mary Hoy. All rights reserved.



About Mary Hoy

I consider myself a self-taught, self representing artist.

I've been creating since I was old enough to pick up a crayon and create my first mural on the living room wall (much to my parents' surprise). I was let off the hook with a simple scolding. I think this was the point where I realized that I was supposedly good at something which I also enjoyed. Art has been part of my life ever since.

In college I majored in media arts, with the hope of getting into animation someday. During junior college, I worked a full time job and was promoted multiple times over those years. With hopes of being promoted to a senior position, I was told I would need a bachelor's in the field I was pursuing. I transferred to a university to earn my degree in project management. During my studies, work became so demanding that I had time for little else. Then, during the economic downfall, I was laid off just months before graduation.

Uncertain about my future, I came to the realization that I had deviated from my intended career path anyway. Though financially rewarding, the corporate world wasn't for me. I decided to join the grueling yet somehow liberating path of the starving artist.

With my dormant artistic nature reawakened and my acquired business acumen, I hope to inspire others and share my creations with the world, one piece at a time.




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Some other shops and galleries featuring my artwork: