MARY LOU NOVAK

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EXHIBITIONS:

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

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

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

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS:

2011   Paul Klein Artists Works, Chicago, Illinois

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

                       Intern

 

 

AWARDS:

1984               Most Outstanding Artist,

                       San Diego Mesa College

 

 

 

 

   

© 2014 Mary Lou Novak