Mary Perrin

Mixed Media / Lafayette, LA / Master Craftsman

Artist Statement

Mary Perrin is a visual artist working in collage, photomontage, artist books, performance art and painting. She has artwork in the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Louisiana State Museum. Currently she is working in what is a new medium for her, scherenschnitt , or 'scissor cuts' in German, the art of paper cutting design.
Artwork based on several themes including femininity and family, storm stories and other environmental issues. Music often informs the work, especially the Cajun and Zydeco music of southern Louisiana.


Mary Perrin is a mixed media artist working in Lafayette, LA.
Artwork in collections of
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
Odgen Museum of Southern Art, a branch of the Smithsonian, New Orleans, La.
Louisiana State Museum
Acadian Museum
Krystyna Wasserman, curator, book arts, National Museum for Women in the Arts
2003 Named “Goodwill Ambassador for the City of Lafayette”