November 14, 2019

If you are interested in purchasing prints from the Tres Fridas Project collection (aka Mariam Paré, Reveca Torres, Tara Ahern) you can find those HERE. The series recreates famous paintings from art history to help redefine the way in which people think about disability. Tres Fridas Project documents and records Reveca, Mariam and Tara’s creative process as women artists with disabilities and authenticates the human experience of disability not as one of inspiration, shame, fear, or pity, but as one that is familiar and painted with love, pain, frustration, beauty, happiness and drive. To read more about the project HERE

November 14, 2019

If you are looking for special Holiday Cards featuring the beautiful mouth-painted artwork of Mariam Paré, you can find her cards on the Mouth & Foot Painting Artists website HERE. Or contact them by phone and they will be happy to take your order of her cards with ANY CUSTOM MESSAGE INSIDE and in any quantity! All sales directly benefit the artist. Thank you!

August 25, 2019

Inspired by Frida Kahlo, Exhibition Reimagines Art and History Through A Disability Lens

On September 7, 2019 from 7-10pm, the Bridgeport Arts Center, 3rd Floor Gallery (1200 W. 35th St, Chicago, IL) opens the Tres Fridas Project exhibition and runs thru September 22nd. The project is a collaboration between three disabled Chicago artists; Reveca Torres and Mariam Paré, two artists paralyzed by a spinal cord injury, and Tara Ahern, a photographer with muscular dystrophy and scoliosis. The three bonded through art, advocacy, and a deep connection to Frida Kahlo.

Gaining their inspiration from the work of Frida Kahlo, a pioneer for artists with disabilities who unapologetically shared her experience, breaking taboos, and facilitating new understanding,- like her the three women use their artistic talents to produce thought-provoking images surrounding the disability experience.

They come together as Tres Fridas (the three Fridas) with a series of recreations of famous...

July 30, 2017

I am having a solo exhibition of my mouth-painted works at the McCord Gallery in Palos Park IL. from July 28 - Aug. 25. The opening reception (open to public) will be held on Friday August 4th at 6:30 pm. Over fifty works on display, with many available for purchase. Join us!  Click HERE for more info.  #mouthpainter

March 20, 2017

Dear President Donald Trump,

My name is Mariam Paré. I am a daughter of a veteran, I am an artist, and a Disabled American living with spinal cord injury as a result of gun violence.  

President Trump, this changing of the presidential guard is an uncertain time for many Americans with Disabilities. For those of us who have valued and relied on the policies of the last eight years under the last administration, we are especially nervous about what's going to happen to the critically important policies that affect our lives.

President Trump, my hope for your presidency is that you will help us maintain the rights and policies that enable us to have better futures for ourselves and our families.

I pray that when you take office, you will keep a high regard for our civil rights, our safety nets, and our inclusion.

It is my hope that when you call for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid, that you will still ensure access to affordable healthcare withou...

October 9, 2016

I am very honored to appear in Grace Bonnie's new book "In The Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs". I would be obsessed with this book even if I wasn't in it! So amazing. Available at major retailers. #inthecompanyofwomen #mouthpainter #mariampare 

January 7, 2016

I'm pleased to start the New Year off with some good press from German magazine IN Das Premium Weekly. Thank you Germany!




October 21, 2015

 Cute video of my time at Kisdpace Children's Museum in Pasadena.


September 20, 2015

Hello friends and patrons! I embarking on an exciting seven-city media tour of North America doing TV interviews and one-day appearances at museums and galleries! You can come see me at the venues listed below where I will be speaking and doing mouth-painting demonstrations. I am excited to be a guest on the Today Show September 28th with Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. There will also be other TV interviews announced along the way so follow me on social media for up-to-the-minute updates, videos, and photos as I document my journey on Instagram, Youtube, and Facebook! Links on my contact page. See you soon!

July 16, 2015


My illustration of "Girl with Flower" was showcased on the packaging of Omorose Cosmetic's Gift Set! I created the image digitally, first beginning with sketches of the girl and flowers using the Procreate App on my ipad drawing her with a stylus in my mouth, then further developing the drawing using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Working with founder Terry Liau on this special project has been a great experience. Visit their website at


I also created an extended commercial for them which you can watch here. Mariam Paré and Omorose Cosmetics


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