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2016      National Juried Competition: Works on Paper 2016 

              Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Loveladies, New Jersey 


              Stormy Weather, Group Show

              Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis Maryland



2015      Art By America: A Review of 2-Dimensional Contemporary Art,  Group Show

              The Art House, Chicago, Illinois


              What Did She Say?, Group Show

              Sidetracked Studio, Chicago, Illinois


              One Inspired Evening, Inspiration Corporation

              Revel, Chicago, Illinois



2014      Emerging Artist Best of Winter Sessions, Group Show

              Morpho Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


              Identity Interpreted & Assumed, Group Show

              Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, Illinois


              Shock of the Gently Used, Group Show

              Firecat Projects, Chicago, Illinois


              9th Annual Emerging Artist Exhibition, Group Show

              Morpho Gallery, Chicago, Illinois



2013      Please Help Us, Help You, Help Us, Group Show

              Firecat Projects, Chicago, Illinois



2012      Bustes En Rose: Art & Fashion Against Breast Cancer

              4ART Inc., Chicago, IL


             Morpho Gallery Winter Exhibit

             Morpho Gallery, Chicago, Illinois



2011     Mush Room Collaboraction

             Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois



2008     Icons, Group Show

             Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois





2008    School of the Art Institute of Chicago

            Student-at-Large, Study with Karl Wirsum, Kaye Buchman, Marion Kryczka



1986    San Diego State University

            B.A. Painting & Printmaking



1984   Work/Study with Sebastian Capella, La Jolla, CA



1983   San Diego Mesa College





2011   Paul Klein Artists Works, Chicago, Illinois




2009 – 2012    Wedding Watercolor, Chicago, Illinois

                        Bridal Portraits


1987 – 2005    Home Studio Art Instruction, San Diego, CA & Plainfield, IL

                        Children’s Art Instruction


1985               San Diego Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA





1984               Most Outstanding Artist,

                       San Diego Mesa College






© 2014 Mary Lou Novak

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