Mary Riggs Ramain is an introspective artist who creates distinctively poetic, photo-based fine art that is both deeply personal and, at the same time, universal. Her innovative approaches are inspired by experimental "accidents" which yield emotionally compelling images. She employs symbolism--both iconic and personal--to eloquently express her spiritual vision.
In an online publication of All About Photo, Ann M. Jastrab, former director of Rayco Gallery in San Francisco, CA, describes her kinesthetic response to the NOT MYSELF series--"a trembling".
"...haunting, enigmatic, gorgeous, and disturbing images...a keen personal meditation on the act of processing trauma...one of the best interpretations on this theme I have ever seen..."
review of NOT MYSELF from LensCulture
"Near Death Experience", "Remembering to Breathe" and "Becoming Visible" from NOT MYSELF: A Path to Transcending Trauma have been acquired by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.