frequently asked questions
Hello! Thank you for your interest. Feel free to use any photos on this site, as long as they are credited accordingly (if the photographer is unnamed, it's me!)
Email me for a full press kit, including high res photos. The 'about' page here is a great place to get to know me and my work.
I'm happy to do interviews in person and by phone, even on short notice
Do you run a podcast or blog? I'd love to contribute.
Is your community anchored in a shared love of wilderness? I'll happily work with you on a feature article, collaboration or community challenge.
Other topics that relate to my work: minimalism, zero waste journeys, slow living, slow fashion, sustainability, watercolour, colour studies, creative community.
In 2019 I am only accepting a select number of commissions and partnerships. Email me for a PDF guide to this process!
studio (at) marisapahl (dot) com
Celebrate. Commission a series of original watercolours that celebrate a milestone or collective achievement. Display the paintings in your office or gift each one to a key players like colleagues, employees or clients… or keep them for yourself, we won’t tell.
Give generously. Commission a custom painting or series that celebrates a wild place you actively support — or a somewhere that has inspired your journey. Give limited edition prints as gifts to patrons, donors, staff or guests at your event.
Fundraise. Partner with me to raise money for the essential work you do. Artwork is often a unique, fresh and much appreciated offering within fundraising. It also has expansive storytelling potential. I’ll create a small series inspired by a wild place your organization is working to protect. Your community can share photos and stories to inspire the painting process. A donation is made with each print purchased My studio takes care of all fulfillment.
What is a print, exactly?
The prints in my shop are printed professionally by Fidelis Fine Art Prints using archival quality ink on a heavyweight, softly textured MOAB brand paper. I recently discovered a serendipitous combination of paper and ink that lets the colourful transparent qualities of watercolour shine through. The main difference that you'll notice visually between a painting and a print from my shop is that the edges of a print are cut straight, not ripped like my paintings. Prints are embossed (which is a fancy way of saying there is a raised circle on the paper) and signed by me.
Prints in the shop are printed to order, which means they take 1 week to arrive back at the studio. It takes us another few days to package and ship them off to you!
Prints are offered in standard 4 x 6 and 5 x 7 inch sizes, which makes them easy to frame.
This Wild Road + Future Oceans prints are in limited editions of 25, meaning only 25 will ever be printed. Each print is numbered and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Bonus: our packaging is now 100% plastic free! You're welcome, ocean.
HOW DO I BUY AN ORIGINAL painting?
Painting collections are released a few times each year. If you don't see anything that speaks to you in my shop, please do email me for a PDF of available work or to schedule a studio visit. Thank you!
There are a few options for shipping during check out. This mainly serves Canadians and local Vancouverites. Custom shipping is calculated based on your address. After your order is placed, a shipping invoice will be emailed if there is an additional shipping fee. Payment is accepted by e-transfer or online checkout.
Small flat packages - within Canada and the USA. Canada Post, 3-5 business days, $5 - $30 depending on number of pieces, weight, dimensions + gift wrapping.
Single Framed Works - Canada Post or DHL, 5-7 business days, $25-$50 per package within North America. Price depends on type of framing, dimensions, weight, gift wrapping etc. International orders can be surprisingly high for a single framed work, despite the small size. For example, $75 to Australia with tracking.