Sister Maureen Michael Byrne is an artist and spiritual director in Venice, Fla. Her artwork consists of acrylic and water color painting as well as clay sculpture. This sculpture,“Advent Woman,” in clay,was shown in a show in Sarasota, Fla., titled "Seeing God" and has been featured regularly during the Advent Season in our Liturgical Reflections section.”
Sister Maureen's work has been shown at the Sarasota Art Center, the Venice Art Center and the Venice Little Theater. Her work is inspired by nature.
Her present ministry is at Stillpoint Studio Creating Art where she teaches both adult and children as well as creating and selling her own art work.
She is a member of the Venice Art Center; Art Center Sarasota; Sarasota County Arts Council; and the Arts and Culture Alliance where she was awarded the Muses Award for children's education in 2007.