ARTISTS CV

Mara F. Szalajda

2510 Williams Court, Bellmore, NY 11710-4805  

cell: 516-635-3221 land: 516-826-7980

marasz@verizon.net   

 www.studiomara.com


Art Education: M. F. A. with Distinction,

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York 1988  Major: Painting, Minor: Art History

B. F. A. Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pa. 1982  Major: Painting

B. J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY 

Visions 2020 January 5 to February 3, 2020

Harvest of Artists November 29 – January 3, 2019 Opening December 7, 2019   6-9 PM

National Association of Women Artists

Fairleigh Dickinson University: Edward Williams Gallery  “Joyous Light” November 18-January 10, 2019 Opening Saturday December 7, 2019 2-4 PM  

Beamesderfer 4: Real/ Unreal September 5 to October 31, 2019  Opening September 5, 6-8PM

129th Annual Members Exhibition, 195 Chrystie St, South Gallery  October 6-18, 2018, Opening October 11, 2018 6-8 PM

128th Annual Members Exhibition, Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery  August 22-September 14, 2017 Opening August 31, 2017 6 to 8 

Rise Up! Mansion at Strathmore, MD September 10 – November 6, 2016 

Crossing Boundaries-Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Fl. December 1—29, 2016

The Art Guild of Port Washington: Abstraction: What is True for You? December 1 to January 7, 2019 Reception December 2, 3:00 to 5:00

St Josephs College: The Board Room Gallery, 155 West Roe Blvd
January 20 – March 2, 2017

Omni Gallery: Verses of Color curated by Dawn Lee Uniondale, NY June 1 to November 8, 2015

Omni Gallery: Repetition, Reason and Repose  curated by Dawn Lee, Uniondale, NY  January to May, 2009

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 1-5, 2015

American Society of Contemporary Artists

Ceres Gallery, 100th Annual Exhibition, January 3 to January 27, 2018, Opening Reception, January 11, 2018 6 to 8 PM

Ceres Gallery , 98th Annual Exhibition, February 2 to February 27, 2016, Opening Reception February 6, 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

Long Island Graphic Eye Gallery

Artists Invite Artists  February 6 to March 29Opening 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, 2014Opening 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

Land Fill Art: Artist Reclamation Project-ongoing

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, Glen Cove, NY, Stockholm, Sweden, Principality of Andorra, Pittsburgh, PA