Marcie Cohen

Artist Marcie Cohen

Marcie Cohen grew up in Chicago and moved to Colorado in 1995 because of her love of nature, the mountains, and outdoor activities. Her connection to the natural world and its subtleties emerges fully in her pastel and oil paintings. Inspiration for her paintings comes from the Colorado landscape and her travels, especially to Italy. She loves painting outside on location. Only then can she truly awaken her senses to capture the light, express nature’s nuances, and reveal a sense of place in her work.

With a Master of Education degree, Marcie has taught painting and drawing to small groups and to individuals at every level. Believing that we all have an artist inside of us, Marcie works with each student to help them connect to their creativity and explore their artistic nature while teaching them skills and techniques.

An award-winning painter, Marcie was recently honored with Best of Show in the 2019 Mile High National Pastel Exhibition, Best Pastel in the PleinAir Salon Feb/March 2019, second place in the 2018 Pastel Society of Colorado Online International Juried Show, and third place landscape category in the 2017 Artist’s Magazine Annual Competition.

Marcie is a signature member of the Pastel Society of Colorado, an associate member with distinction of the American Women Artists, and an associate member of the American Impressionist Society and the Plein Air Artists of Colorado.

Tuscany is located in central Italy and stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Its landscape, artistic heritage and stand-out cities – first among them Florence – make Tuscany an unquestioned protagonist of international tourism. In this region, nature has many different facets, starting from the coast that alternates long and sandy beaches, like the Versilia beach, with rocky cliffs and steep headlands. The islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation, a crystal-clear sea and rich seabeds, are peerless.

You can admire sceneries of uncontaminated nature in the Apuan Alps and in several protected areas, such as the Orbetello Lagoon, home to many species of migrant birds, including pink egrets.
However, the most typical sceneries of the region are those that merge the beauty of nature with the millenary work of man. The amazing Gulf of Baratti and the sites of Vetulonia, Vulci and Pitigliano guard necropoli and vestiges of the Etruscan civilization, while Roselle and Cosa evoke memories from the Roman Age.

Medieval villages, historical towns, castles and defense systems, country churches (the so-called pievi) and beautiful abbeys, like the one of Sant’Antimo, are scattered all over the territory and their profiles stand out in the landscapes of the Crete Senesi, Orcia Valley, Garfagnana, Chianti and the Maremma.
Finally, Tuscany is full of spas: Montecatini, Saturnia, Montepulciano, Monsummano and Bagno Vignoni, which offer relaxing holidays thanks to their thermal waters and well-equipped facilities for all types of treatments.