Head in The Clouds - 36" x 36" acrylic + multi-media on canvas


 Having my head in the clouds is something I have been accused of throughout my life, especially in school. If you were asking me to sit still, maintain eye contact and pay attention - one thing had to give. By junior high I was skilled at looking like I was paying attention in order to avoid getting called out, but if you wanted me still + eye contact, my mind was elsewhere. This piece is the visual representation of that experience. Additionally, Head in the Clouds focuses on the ADHD superpower of divergent thinking. The clouds and sky are represented in more than one place, soft lines + hard edge linear patterns are in direct contrast with one another, all demonstrating that if you let people behave and think in a way that is natural to them, they can produce unique and interesting ideas.



Tending to be different or develop in different directions.

The Divergent collection is a visual representation of my experience with ADHD.  Each piece represents unique strengths, abilities, and challenges that neurodivergent individuals manage daily.  While devising this collection I removed my “societal mask” and gave myself permission to create with no limits or boundaries; there is nothing “typical” or “normal” about this collection.  I am inviting the viewer to break away from the rules, structures, and expectations of daily life and experience freedom while they explore each piece in the DIVERGENT collection.

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Product Information: 

  • 36" x 36" original acrylic + multi-media on canvas
  • 1.5” profile, back stapled, wired and ready to hang   
  • Signed, dated and titled certificate attached to back  
  • The watermark shown in the photo will not be on the artwork you purchase    
  • Canvas, stretcher and all painting products used are professional level quality    
  • Finished with a museum level varnish that protects the surface from the environmental factors and protects the pigments from ultraviolet light 


  • Shipping is free for this item in Calgary and  surrounding area  
  • Worldwide shipping is offered!   
  • Local pick-up is also an option 
  • Standard UPS shipping rates apply outside of Calgary & Area    
  • At checkout you will be given delivery choices based on your address, weight and dimensions of the package.  Please contact me if the cost seems incorrect. 
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  • Your package will be shipped via UPS with a tracking number straight to your door 
  • Please email mary-jo@mjlfineart.com with any questions  


If you would like to see how this would look in your space please email me a photo of the area you want it in and I can do a mock-up.  The photo has to be straight on with the wall you want it hung on.  Please send the photo and the name of the piece to:  mary-jo@mjlfineart.com  

Payment Plans  
Monthly payment plans can be arranged.  Please email me and we can set a monthly amount that works for you and after the total is paid your artwork will be delivered.  Send inquiries to:  mary-jo@mjlfineart.com