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Mary Jane Parker

220 South Gayoso Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 (504) 821-9371

Honors and Awards

Pollock Krasner Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY, 2007

Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation Grant, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2006

Individual Artist Fellowship, Visual Arts, Division of the Arts, State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2000-01

Surdna Arts Teacher’s Fellowship, Surdna Foundation, New York, New York, 2001

Artist’s Project Grant,Division of the Arts, State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1997; 1999; 2000, 2005

Council for Basic Education/National Endowment for the Arts, Independent Study Fellowship in Arts Education, Washington, D.C., Summer, 1996

Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship Award, Award in Painting and Works on Paper, Atlanta, Georgia, 1990-91

Individual Artist Fellowship, Visual Arts, Division of the Arts, State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1989-90

One and Two Person Exhibitions

"Mementos," Collins Diboll Fine Art Gallery, Loyola, University, New Orleans, LA, February 2015

"Trace," Stern Studio, Vienna, Austria, June 2014

“Tracings,” Fine Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Birmingham, Alabama, 2013

"Keepsakes," Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, March 2012

“Rituals,” R & F Gallery, Kingston, NY, April 2008

“Specimens,” Arthur Roger Gallery, March 2005

“Natural Affinities,” Arthur Roger Gallery, September, 2002

Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, August 2000

“Sky Charts,” an installation at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, February-March 2000

“Skywatching,” an installation at Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, April 1999; traveled to 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, October 1999

“Domicile,” Zeitgeist Alternative Art Center, New Orleans, LA, March 1997

Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, May 1996

The Gallery at the Arts Exchange, Atlanta, GA, December 1993

Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, September 1993

Acme Art Co., Columbus, OH, October, 1993

“Small Works,” Loyola Downtown Gallery, New Orleans, LA, March 1993

Group Exhibitions

2017

"Paper Menagerie," 5 Press Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2016

"Various Artists," Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

"A Building with a View: Studies in Anarchitecture," Open call curated by Andrea Andersson, Chief Curator of Visual Arts, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

"10th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase," Southeastern Louisiana University, President's Residence, Hammond, LA

“La Femme,” Center for Fine Arts, New Orleans, LA

2015

"Arti(fiction)," Exhibiiton commemorating the Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans, Studio Inferno Gallery, Arabi, LA

“Convergence,” in conjunction with Prospect 3, 5 Press Gallery, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA

“Bywater Biennial,” Center for Fine Arts, New Orleans, LA

"9th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase," Southeastern Louisiana University, President's Residence, Hammond, LA

2014

“Wish List,” 5 Press Gallery, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA

“Show and Tell,” Studio Inferno, Arabi, Louisiana

“Imago Mundi: Louisiana Benetton Collection,” New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana

2013

Mid-America Print Conference Exhibition, Banshee Gallery, Denver Colorado

“Black, White and Things,” Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2012

"Her Infinite Variety," Barrister's Gallery, New Orleans, LA

"Wax On: Encaustic Arists of Louisiana," St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA

"A Tribute to James D. Butler," Southeastern State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

RAW, Curated by Luis Cruz Azaceta and Sharon Jacques, Homespace Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2011

"The Emancipated Figure," LSU Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

"NOLA Now," in conjunction with Prospect 2, The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

"VESTIGES/trinitas," conceived of by The Vestiges Project, The Rebecca Bryan Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, South Carolina

"May at Homespace," Homespace Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2010

"LSU Past and Present," LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA

"The Bento Box, Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA

2009

"Waxing Poetic," Mary O Gallery, Ocean Spring Cultural Center, Ocean Springs, MS

"Two Eyes, a Nose and a Mouth," UNO-St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA

"New Orleans Wax: The Art of Encaustic Painting," Barrister's Gallery, New Orleans, LA

"How To Make a Book, Diboll Gallery, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

2008

"St. Claude Collective Group Exhibition," in conjunction with Prospect. 1, Universal Furniture, New Orleans, LA

“NR 10, Atrium Gallery, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA

“Prints Past and Present, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

“Close Up: Recent Work from Five Louisiana Artists, Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

“7808, Group Exhibition, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2007

“Unceratin Territory: Louisiana's Loss,” Fine Arts Gallery, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA

“Red Herring Porfolio Exhibition, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY; Southern Graphics Conference, Kansas City, MO

2006

“The Comfort of Home,” Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA

Nicholls State University Faculty Invitational Exhibition, NSU Gallery, Thibodaux, LA

“Surviving the Hurricane: Katrina’s Impact on New Orleans Art,” Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

“Nurture Nature,” Best in Show, Grand Isle Art Exhibition, Grand Isle, LA

“Fete de Femmes,” Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

“Made in New Orleans,” Space 301/Centre of the Living Arts, Mobile, AL; Contemporary Arts Center, New Ortleans, LA; ArtSpace/Shreveport Regional Arts Center, Shreveport, LA; Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK

2005

“Watermark,” Oculus Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

"Saltline Biennial," Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

Mid America Print Council Exhibition, Purchase Award, University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

“New Orleans Museum of Art Triennial Exhibition,” New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

“Homegrown: Southeast, “ Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, Summer 2005

“Louisiana in Print,” Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

2004

“American Relief Printing Today,” University Place Art Center, Lincoln, NE

“Sculptors on Paper,” Carroll Gallery, Newcomb Art Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

“State of Louisiana Glass,” River Oaks Art Center, Alexandria, LA

“Hot Glass, Cool Glass: Louisiana Glass Artists,” Louisiana State University Union Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

“Three Louisiana Women Working in Glass,” St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA

“Vitreous Matters,” Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA

“Unnatural Materials,” Printed Exhibition, Review, Kansas City, MO

“Encaustic Works ‘03,” The Marist College of Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2003

“Saltline Biennial,” Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

“Encaustic 2003,” Marist College of Art, Poughkeepsie, NY

“Louisiana Bicentennial Exhibition,” Fine Arts Gallery, Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, LA

2002

“Louisiana Artists 2002: A Mixed Media Show,” LSU Union Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

“Quiet Waters: An Exhibition of Louisiana Printmakers,” Delgado Gallery, New Orleans, LA

“Lenin Busted,” Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana; traveled to Southeastern University, Hammond, LA

2001

Vaclav Hollar/NOCCA Exchange Exhibition, Prague, Czech Republic

2000

“Hot Glass,” Southeast Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

“New Orleans Noir II,” Zeitgeist Alternative Arts Center, New Orleans, A, July 2000

“Sextablos,” Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA, June 2000, traveling to Portland, OR, Fall 2000

1999

“Visual Poetry,” Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, June 1999; Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA, January - February 2000

“Out of the Fire: Four New Orleans Artists, Coincidence Gallery, Richmond, VA

“Collages,” Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Faculty Exhibition, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA

“Visual Fellowships 1981-1998,” Baton Rouge Gallery , Baton Rouge, LA, January 1999; Southeastern University, Hammond, LA, March 1999; The Alexandria Museum,

Alexandria, Louisiana, June 1999; Loyola University Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA, August 1999

1998

“Glass for the Masses,” Delgado Visual Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA

“20th Anniversary Exhibition,” Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

“Women’s Rights,” Clark Hall Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

1997

“New Orleans Noir,” Zeitgeist Alternative Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

“Sheroes,” Hanson Gallery, New Orleans, LA

“The Body Politic,” The Carroll Gallery, Woldenberg Art Center, Newcomb Art Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; The Art Gallery, The University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

“The Levee Project,” Group Exhibition, The Spheris Gallery, Walpole, NH, April 1997

Kogeimura Paper School Gallery, Inomachi, Kochi, Japan, May 1997; Le Musée de Beaux Arts de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, June 1997; Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, California, November 1997; Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY, June 1998

1995

“New Orleans Contemporary Artists,” Sponsored by the Alliance Francaise de la Nouvelle Orleans, Ecole de Beaux Arts, Saint-Etienne, France; traveled to the French Institute, Thessolonic, Greece

“Louisiana Open,” Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

“Art 1995 Chicago at Navy Pier,” Represented by Arthur Roger Gallery, Chicago, IL

“The Figure,” St. Tammany Museum of Art, Covington, Louisiana, traveled to Southeast Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

Gallery Affiliation

Arthur Roger Gallery, 432 Julia Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Print Publications

Marks from the Matrix • Normal Editions Workshop: Collaborative Limited Edition Prints 1976-2007; Edited by Richard D. Finch and Veda M. Rives, with contributions by Mark Pascale, David Keister, Buzz Spector, and James
D. Butler; published by Illinois State University

“SUCCESSors,” A print portfolio organized by Veda Rives of Normal Editions Workshop, Illinois State University,
Normal, Illinois, 2007

Red Herring, Print Portfolio, Southern Graphics Print Council

Intersection, Press Street, New Orleans, LA, 2006

Venice: The Invisible City, Erato Press, New Orleans, LA; New York, NY, 1999

“Louisiana Literature: Crime and Mystery Writing,” Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana, Volume 15, No. 1, Spring 1998

“The Levee Project,” An international print portfolio organized by Atelier Aubergine, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

“The Body Politic,” A joint print portfolio between women artists in the U.S. and South Africa, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA and Johannesburg, South Africa

Reviews and Bibliography

“Artists and the Storm,” Marian McLellan, New Orleans Art Review, Vol. XXIII, no. 4-5, April/May/June 2006

“Group Hug,” Doug McCash, Times-Picayune Lagniappe, New Orleans, LA, May 26, 2006

“Made in New Orleans: A Survey of Contemporary Art From the Crescent CIty” Exhibition Catalog, Space 301/Centre of the Living Arts, Mobile, AL

“Homegrown: Southeast,” Exhibition Catalog, SoutheastCenter for Creative Arts, Winston-Salem, NC, 2005

“Of Ant Farms and Sky Charts,” Gambit Weekly, March 7, 2000

“Five Solo Shows, Doug MacCash, The Times Picayune, New Orleans, LA, March 2000

“Art Pick: From the Inferno,” Harry Kollatz, Jr., Richmond, VA, August 1999

“Glass Hysteria at the Coincidence Gallery, Punchline, Richmond, VA, August 19, 1999

“Saints and Sinner,” Art Papers, Atlanta, GA, 1999

“Louisiana Artist Series,” On air interview with Jacqueline Bishop, WWNO Public Radio, New Orleans, LA

Venice: The Invisible City, Erato Press, New Orleans, Louisiana; New York, NY, 1999

“Back to Collage College,” Inside Art by Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans, LA, August 1999

“Hot Molten Art,” by Deborah McLeod, Style Weekly, Richmond, VA, August 1999

Inside Art, by Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans, LA, April 1999

“Louisiana Literature: Crime and Mystery Writing,” Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, Volume 15, No. 1, Spring 1998

“From Shereos to Feminine Products,” by Chris Waddington, The Times Picayune, New Orleans, LA, September 1997

Art View, by Gilbert Carter, Louisiana Weekly, New Orleans, LA, June 1996

“Frida Kahlo and her Sisters,” Eye Music, by Doug MacCash, Offbeat Magazine, New Orleans, LA, June 1996

“Fatal Paintings, Floating Spinsters,” Inside Art, by Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans, LA, May 1996

“The Levee Project,” An international print portfolio organized by Atelier Aubergine, Sherbrooke, Quebec

“The Body Politic,” A joint print portfolio between women artists in the U.S. and South Africa, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA and Johannesburg, South Africa

Glass for the Masses, Catalog, Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 1999

“Louisiana Division of the Arts Artist Fellowship Invitational,” Catolog, Division of the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA, 1998

“Artistes de la Nouvelle Orleans,” Cahiers de la Serre, No. 42, 1995

“Louisiana Open,” Catalog, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 1995

“New Art Examiner,” May, 1992; Volume 19, No. 9, Insert

“The Origin of Sex,” Inside Art, by Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans, LA, February 1993

Web Links

www.arthurrogergallery.com

www.maryjaneparkerart.com

Residencies

Artist-in-Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, June 2007

Visiting Artist, Sculpture Department, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Spring 1996

Visiting Artist in Printmaking, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, March-April 1980

Artist-in-Residence, Millersville State College, Millersville, PA, June 1980

Works in Permanent Collections

New Orleans Museum of Art

Johannes Stegman Art Gallery, University of the Orange Free State, South Africa

City of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Center for the Visual Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

Quincy Art Club, Quincy, IL

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WS

Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

JoAnn Hegre, Paris, France

Thomas Mann; New Orleans, LA

André and Alice Codrescu; New Orleans, LA

Lori Kaufman; Chicago, IL

Evan Zazula; New York, NY

Janet Blocker; New Orleans, LA

Göran Edner, Stockholm, Sweden

Greg Gorman, New York, NY

Kyle Roberts and Ersy Schwartz, New Orleans, LA

Central Michigan University Permanent Collection, Mt. Pleasant, MN

Veronique Day and Michael Batterman, Paris, France and New Orleans, LA

Wayne Troyer Architect Studio, New Orleans, LA

Brian McCormick and Ann Schwab, New Orleans, LA

Dorian Bennett, New Orleans, LA

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Studio focus in Printmaking and Drawing, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 1980

Master of Arts, Studio focus in Printmaking and Drawing, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 1979

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio focus in Painting and Drawing, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1977

Bild-Werk Sommerakademie, Courses in Glass Painting and Ceramic Sculpture, Frauenau, Germany, Summer 1990;
Courses in Cast Glass and Bronze and Glass Printing, Summer 1996

Pilchuck Glass School, Course in Mixed Media Sculpture, Stanwood, WA, Summer 1992

Master Printer, Pilchuck Glass School, worked with Maya Lin and Robert Tannen, Summer 1994

Santa Reparata International School, Color Woodcut Class with Karen Kunc, Florence, Italy, 2001

 

 

A new publication, Keepsakes, is available at lulu.com

© Mary Jane Parker 2013