Cirriculum Vitae

Mary J. Arthur

Chicago, Illinois

#646-498-4984

Arthurstudios@gmail.com      

Education

2002 MFA Painting – Graduate School of Figurative Art at The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1991 BFA Painting – Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

1984 BA Art Education – Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Professional Experience

Spring 2013 – 2015,  National Louis University, Chicago, IL - Adjunct Faculty – Introduction to Art, Mixed Media

Spring 2005 - 2012,  St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD - Adjunct Faculty - Life Drawing, Portraiture and Basic Drawing courses

Fall 2003 - 2012,  Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Adjunct Faculty - Instruction of Life Drawing with an emphasis on artistic anatomy and Advanced Figure Drawing courses
Also, “Drawing from the Masters” course, in conjunction with the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

Fall 2002 – 2010,  Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland - Adjunct Faculty
Instruction of all levels of observational Painting and Drawing including Portraiture 1& 2 and Landscape Painting, Life Drawing with an emphasis on artistic anatomy and Portfolio Development

1997-2000,  Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, Kansas - Adjunct Faculty - Instruction of Drawing and Painting for advanced credit at Sumner Academy

1997-2000,  Sumner Academy of Arts and Sciences, Kansas City, Kansas - Visual Arts and Humanities Instructor - Department Chairperson
International Baccalaureate Art and Design Instructor
Additional courses taught: Drawing & Design, Painting, Printmaking and Portfolio
Lectured Art & Architecture History section of a team taught Humanities course to senior class of 150 students as well as led smaller Socratic seminars on important issues with regard to cultures across time
Worked on local Scholastic Arts Committee as well as Hallmark Cards “Festival of Creativity” Committee which showcased area high school art departments.  Participated on other community arts programs to enhance student education and exhibition opportunities.
  Developed after school studio art program with Hallmark Cards artists to further broaden student awareness and skill
Instructed and advised many students who earned top scholarships into colleges and summer art programs across the country

Grants/Awards/ Fellowships

 2011 Yates County Arts Center – Finger Lakes, New York – Summer Residency

2008 Mid-Atlantic New Painting Exhibition Award, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

2007 The Alfred & Trafford Klots Artist in Residency Program, Rochefort-en-Terre, France

2006 Individual Artist Award in Visual Arts, Maryland State Arts Council

2005-2008 Carol M. Jacobsohn Grant, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

2004-2011, Artist in Residence, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD                                      

2004 Individual Artist Award in Visual Arts, Maryland State Arts Council

2002 Prince of Wales Fellowship, Normandy France

2002/2003 Maryland Federation of Arts, “Self-Portrait” Exhibition Award

2002 Mario Fauci Memorial Award, National Arts Club, New York City

2000-02 New York Academy of Art Scholarship Awards

1999 Dorothy’s 60 Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Kansas City Artist’s Coalition

1997 Skidmore Fellowship Award, Summer Six Program, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York                       

1989-91 Kansas City Art Institute Scholarship Awards

Exhibitions

3/17 Self-Portraits: Midwest Paint Group – Dutoit Gallery, Dayton, OH

12/13 Group Exhibition – Second Floor Gallery - Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois

7/13 Summer Group Exhibition - Flick Gallery – Penn Yan, New York

7/13 Group Exhibition - Eastport Gallery – Annapolis, Maryland

8/13 Group Exhibition - Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois

12/12 Group Exhibition – Fine Arts Building Studios Collective, Chicago, New York

3/12 Solo Exhibition - Marsh Paintings, Eastport Gallery, Annapolis, MD

2/12 Between Stops, Group Exhibition – Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

5/11 Community Exhibition, St. John’s College, Mitchell Gallery, Annapolis, MD

3/11 Cape Cod, Truro Exhibition – Castle Hill Art Center Workshop Paintings

1/11 Artist in Residence Exhibition – Chaney Gallery - Maryland Hall, Annapolis, MD

12/10 Solo Exhibition - Closing Studio – 314 B, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD

01/10 In House, Artist in Residence Exhibition - Chaney Gallery - Maryland Hall, Annapolis, MD

12/09 Group Exhibition, Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

11/09 Solo Exihibiton, Cause - Martino Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis MD

10/09 Faculty Exhibition Maryland Institute College of Art

7/09 Still Life, Rouse Foundation Gallery, Howard County Community College, Columbia, MD

6/09 CREATE: 30 Years of Artists in Residence, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD

5/09 Community Art Exhibition, Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD              

8/08 Convergence, Group Exhibition, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

5/08 Image to Imagination, Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Juried, Annapolis, MD   

1/08 Mid-Atlantic New Painting Exhibition, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia

8/07 Solo Exhibition, French Paintings Exhibition, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts Studio, Annapolis, MD

7/07 Landscape: A View from Maryland, University of Maryland University College, Maryland

6/07 Artist in Residence Exhibition, Museum of Rochefort-en-Terre, Bretagne - France

2/07 Landscape and Nature, A View from Maryland - Kanagawa Art Exchange, House of Delegates, Annapolis, MD   (Traveling Exhibition ending in Japan)

12/06 Group Exhibition – Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

11/06 Group Exhibition - Sarandac Gallery, Baltimore, MD

10/06 Arts In Autumn, Group Exhibit – Creations Studio Gallery, Moscow, PA

10/06 Faculty Exhibition, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

9/06 Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

7/06 Introduction - DeMatteis Gallery, Annapolis, MD

6/06 Image to Imagination, (Juried) Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD

6/06 Expressions on Paper, Sarandac Gallery, Baltimore, MD

5/06 Here and Now, Maryland State Arts Council Exhibit at Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

5/06 Group Exhibition, Maryland Society of Portrait Painters, Arundel Show, Annapolis, MD

4/06 Solo Exhibition, “Symphonic Sketches - New Works”, Artist In Residence Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD

4/06 Salon 2006 Exhibition, (Juried) New York Academy of Art, New York City

3/06 Group Exhibition, Woman, War and Resistance - 3 Woman Show - Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland

1/06 Group Exhibition, Maryland Society of Portrait Painters, Columbia Arts Center, Columbia, Maryland

12/05 Celebrate, Group Show, Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

11/05 Solo Exhibition, The Figure Explored, Lillian Vanous Nutt Gallery, St. John’s College,  Annapolis, MD

11/05 Cityscapes, Group Show, Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles

8/05 Solo Exhibition, Urban Landscapes, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

5/05 Community Exhibition, Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD

3/05 Figurative Works, Group Show - Sarandac Gallery, Baltimore, MD. 

12/04 Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art - Faculty Exhibition

11/04 James Backus Gallery, Maryland State Arts Council Points of View: Landscapes by Maryland Artists

10/04 Cade Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, New Works, 3 Person Show

9/04 City Hall, Annapolis, MD - Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Exhibition

9/04 Anne Arundel Community College Faculty Exhibition

8/04 Bishop’s Stock Gallery, “Fields, Farms & Backroads”, Group Exhibition

8/04 Sarah Bain Gallery, “Four Corners”, Group Exhibition

7/04 Maryland Federation of Art, “Go Figure” National Juried Exhibition

6/04 Carla Massoni Gallery, Echo Hill Landscape Paintings, Group Exhibition

4/04 Bishop’s Stock, Snow Hill, Maryland - Plein Air Painting Group Exhibition

2/04 Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - “Still Life Still”, Group Exhibition

12/03 Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - Group Exhibition

10/03 Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, CA - Group Exhibition

8/03 Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD - “Self Portraits”, Juried Exhibition

6/03 Red Star Studios Gallery, Kansas City, MO – “Architectural Allusion”

3/03 Solo Exhibition - Morris Mechanic Theater, Baltimore, Maryland

2/03 Separate Visions, Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – Emerging Artists Exhibition,                                                    

12/02 Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – Small Works Exhibition

10/02 Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD – Faculty Exhibition

9/02 Chateau de Balleroy, Normandy, France – Fellowship Exhibition -Prince of Wales Fellows                    

9/02 Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA –“Interiors” Gallery Artists Exhibition

9/02 Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD – Maryland Federation of Art’s 2nd Annual American Landscape Exhibition, National Juried Competition

8/02 Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD – Summer Works Exhibition

8/02 Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD – “Self-Portrait” Juried Exhibition

7/02 City Gallery, Baltimore, MD – Summer Juried Exhibition

5/02 NY Academy of Art, NY, NY– MFA Thesis Exhibition

2/02 The National Arts Club, NY, NY – 26th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

4/01 NY Academy of Art, NY, NY – Annual Drawing & Painting Exhibition

4/99 KC Artists Coalition, KC, MO –Excellence in Teaching Award Exhibition

1/98 Landau Gallery, Belmont, MA – Skidmore Fellows Exhibition

4/97 Bartle Hall Convention Center, KC, MO – Selected Mural Artist

Bibliography

Jenny Wohlfarth, Artist’s Sketchbook, The Artist’s Magazine Special Edition, “When Disaster Strikes”, October Issue, 2005

New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Boston MA, May 2003

The Artist’s Magazine, “Model Artists”, The Artist’s Magazine 2003 Art Competition, December Issue, 2003

Brian P. Heffron, “Patronage from a Prince,” Finger Lakes Times, December 8th, 2002

Carmen Cardinal, “Two KCK Artists Honored With Awards for Excellence,” Kansas City Kansan, Friday, December 18th, 1998

 

Conferences

International Baccalaureate Art and Design Conference, 1998, Albuquerque, New Mexico – lecture and slide presentation on IB Art Programs student achievement and curriculum                               

 

VisitingArtist/Lectures

2010 Keynote Speaker – United States Commodities Future Trading Commission, Washington DC –

“Women’s Art, Women’s Vision” (March)

2002 Spring Semester, National Academy of Design, New York - Assistant Instructor to Doris Stael, led figure drawing portion of portfolio course for gifted students

Collections                        

His Royal Highness Prince of Wales, Private Royal Collection

Security Investment Company of Kansas City, Kansas City Board of Trade

Halbrook Law Firm, Kansas City, MO

Various Private Collections – England, Switzerland, France, Italy, New York, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey