Mary "Mama Girl" Onley Swordfish

Mary "Mama Girl" Onley (early 1950s – 2018) was known for her sculptures and colorful paintings, using strips of newspaper, Elmer's glue and acrylic paint.

Onley was also a pastor, and the voice of God would speak to her when she began working on a new piece of art. "I said good Lord, give me something nobody's never done. Show me how to work this newspaper and glue," she said.

Mary "Mama Girl" Onley Swordfish

$120.00
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Mary "Mama Girl" Onley Swordfish

$120.00
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$120.00

Mary "Mama Girl" Onley (early 1950s – 2018) was known for her sculptures and colorful paintings, using strips of newspaper, Elmer's glue and acrylic paint.

Onley was also a pastor, and the voice of God would speak to her when she began working on a new piece of art. "I said good Lord, give me something nobody's never done. Show me how to work this newspaper and glue," she said.