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also known as Countess Hope Marie Maki

artist , educator

Hope Marie Maki, American artist, educator. Named One of Best New Poets American Poetry Association, 1987, 88, 89; recipient Award of Poetic Achievement, Amherst Society, recognition of outstanding achievements in art education Cox Communications, 2000; poem placed in special collection Statue of Liberty National Monument, 1992. Founder Art for the Blind, 1963; Member of National Museum Women in Arts.


Maki, Hope Marie was born on January 14, 1938 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Myrle Marie Howard.


Host television art show Channel 6, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Owner art school, gallery. Teacher art, since 1957.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in shows at Arts-Inter-Salon Int des Sekneurs de L'Art, Chateauneuf du Pape, France, 1994, Salon Int des Seigneurs de L'Art, Palais des Congres Marseille, 1994, Mountserrat Gallery, New York. Represented in permanent private public collections. Created art for the blind, since 1963.

      Author, illustrator: Trader Jon His Life, 2001.


Founder Art for the Blind, 1963. Member of National Museum Women in Arts.


  • Other Interests



3 children.

Myrle Marie Howard Maki