2510 Williams Court, Bellmore, NY 11710-4805

516-635-3221

marasz@verizon.net

Art Education

M.F.A. with Distinction, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1988

Major: Painting, Minor: Art History

B.F.A. Philadelpia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pa. 1982

Major: Painting

Exhibitions

National Association of Women Artists

128th Annual Members Exhibition

Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery

August 22 to September 17, 2017

National Association of Women Artists

The Mansion at Strathmore

Rise Up!

September 10 to November 6, 2016

National Association of Women Artists

The Armory Art Center

Crossing Boundaries

December 10 to 29, 2016

St Joseph's College, The Board Room Gallery

January 20 - March 2, 2017

Omni Gallery

Verses of Color

June 1 -October 4, 2015

Studio 26 Gallery

Asian Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong

March 12-15, 2015

Select Art Fair, 548 West 22nd Street, New York

May 13-17, 2015

Affordable Art Fair, Stockholm

October 1-4, 2015

American Society of Contemporary Artists

Ceres Gallery 100th Anniversary Exhibition

January 3 to January 27, 2018

Ceres Gallery 98th Annual Exhibition

February 2 to February 27, 2016

Westbeth Gallery, "Creative Epiphanies"

February 28 to March 16, 2015, Opening Reception February 28, 2015 2-4:30 PM

The High Line Loft. "97th Annual Exhibition"

October 16 to November 1, 2014,Opening Reception, October 18, 2014, 2-4 PM

Upstream Gallery, "Splash"

August 2 to August 31, 2014,Opening Reception August 3, 2014, 2-5 PM

The High Line Loft, 96th Annual Exhibition-"Diverse Impressions"

November 5 to November 17, 2013

Long Island Graphic Eye Gallery member 1999-2015

Artists Invite Artists February 6 to March 29, 2015
Opening Reception February 8, 2015 2-4 PM
Holiday Magic December 4 to February 1, 2014
Opening Reception December 14, 2014 2-4 PM
Harvest, September 4 to September 28, 2014
Opening Reception September 14, 2014, 2-4 PM
40th Annual Gala Exhibition, July 3 to August 31, 2014
Opening Reception, July 13, 2014, 2-4 PM
Artist Invites Artist January 30 to March 30, 2014
Opening reception February 9, 2014, 2-4 PM
Holiday in Port November 13 to January 26, 2014
Opening Reception December 15, 2-4 PM
Kitty Archie, Fay Biegun, Mara Szalajda October 4 to October 28, 2012
Angles & Curves: Mara Szalajda & Raisy Derzie May 30 - June 24, 2007
Quantum States: Mara Szalajda July 28-August 22, 2004
Graphic Eye Annual Exhibits:
Holiday, Summer Group Show, Works on Paper: Defined and Explored,Artist Invites Artist 1999-2015

52nd Long Island Artists Juried Exhibit at Jeanie Tangelsen Gallery, Huntington, NY 2008

OMNI Gallery: Repetition, Reason and Repose

curated by Dawn Lee, Uniondale, NY January to May, 2009

Honors:

Washington Square Outdoor Art Show: Salmagundi Club Award, September, 2000
Pratt Institute: Gertrude Schweitzer Scholarship 1987-88
Graduate Assistantship - Department of Art History, Fall 1987
Seventh Annual Symposium March - May I987
Graduate Fellowship, 1986-87
Philadelphia Watercolor Club Commencement Prize, 1982
Philadelphia College of Art: Dean's List 1979-82

Private Collections:

New York City, NY, Port Washington, NY, Setauket, NY, Stockholm, Sweden, Principality of Andorra