Studio Location

Union Street Gallery

Studio E

1527 Otto Blvd., Studio E

Chicago Heights IL 60411

Contact Me

Tel: 815-469-2629
Mail: maryann@trzyna.com

© 2018 Mary Ann Trzyna

Curriculum Vitae

Invitational and Solo Shows

2019

Path to the Beach, Paintings of the Indiana Dunes, Solo show, South Shore Arts Atrium Gallery, Munster IN

Landscape Encounters, Gallery 201, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont IL

2018

Solo Show, Napleton Gallery, Merriville IN

2017

Nourishing Passion, Solo Show, South Shore Arts, Crown Point IN

Artist of the Month—December, Orland Park Library, Orland Park IL

2016

A Winter's Tale, 6 Regional Artist's Interpret the Season, Tall Grass Arts, Park Forest IL

South Gallery, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights IL

Solo Show, Midlothian Library, Midlothian, Illinois

2015

Stillness, Six Contemporary Artists of Still Life, Tall Grass Arts Gallery, Park Forest IL

Juried Group Shows/Exhibitions

2019

Pastels Chicago 2019, 7th Biennial National Juried Exhibition, The Arts Center, Highland Park IL

Union Street Gallery Invitational, Chicago Heights IL

The Sky’s the Limit, Annual Gallery Artist Exhibition, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest IL

2018

Strokin' VII, 7th Biennial Member Juried Exhibition, Chicago Pastel Painters, McCord Gallery, Palos Heights IL

Art of Illinois: A Bicentennial Celebration, Gallery Seven, Lockport IL

Local Perspective, Yellow Elephant Gallery, Kankakee IL

Chesterton Art Comp, Annual Juried Exhibition, Chesterton IN

25th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Barn School of Art, Valpraiso IN

Heartland, Tall Grass Arts, Park Forest IL

Dune Birds in Art, Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, Chesterton IN

2017

Pastels Chicago 2017, 6th Biennial National Open Exhibition, Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook IL

Peace on Earth, Tall Grass Arts, Park Forest IL

Plein Air 17, Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, Lockport, IL

74th Annual Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Munster IN

Creative Imaginations, Annual Gallery Artists' Exhibition, Tall Grass Arts, Park Forest IL

Through the Lens of Wright, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park IL

24th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Art Barn, Valpraiso IN

2016

The Art of Illinois, Juried Exhibition, Gallery Seven, Joliet Illinois

Strokin VI, Chicago Pastel Painters Biennial Juried Members Exhibition

Gallery 2016, Juried Exhibition, Robert DeCaprio Gallery MVCC, Palos Hills IL
New Explorations, Old Traditions, Vogt Visual Art Center, Tinley Park IL
Festival of Art, Annual Gallery Artist Exhibition, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest IL
Insider Art, Union Street Gallery & Guild Artists Annual show, Chicago Heights IL

2015

Landscapes, The Next Picture Show, Dixon IL
The 72nd Annual Salon Show Exhibition, South Shore Arts, Munster IN
From Nature, The Art Center-Highland Park IL
Outlooks and Insights, Tall Grass Arts, Park Forest IL
Spark 2, Lemont Center for the Arts, Lemont IL

 

2014

The 71st Annual Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Munster IN
Strokin’ V, Chicago Pastel Painters Fifth Biennial Member Juried Exhibition, Chicago IL
Explosive Expressions, Annual Gallery Artists Exhibition, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest IL
Natural Associations, select works by USG Artists, White Ripple Gallery, Hammond, IN
Neighbors, Union Street Guild members, Gretchen Charlton Gallery, Kankakee IL
Minute Musings, Regional juried exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights IL
Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center, Rend Lake, Whittington, IL

2013

Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center, Rend Lake, Whittington, IL
Expressions, Union Street Guild, Pop-up Gallery, Homewood, IL
Insider Art, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights IL

2012

Passages, Monkey Mind Art Gallery, Frankfort IL

 

2011

Naked, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest IL

 

2010

Pairs, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights IL
Fabulously Focused, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest IL

 

2009-2015

Twelfth Month, Annual Guild and Gallery Artist Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights IL

 

2008

Winter Solstice, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest IL

 

Awards

 

Merit Award, Art Barn 25th Annual Juried Exhibition

Jurors Award, Most Innovative Interpretation of the Midwest Landscape, Oak Park Art League

Merit Award, Art Barn 24th Annual Juried Exhibition

Honorable Mention, Art of Illinois, Gallery Seven

Mike and Kathie Newman Award, Chicago Pastel Painters Annual Juried Members Exhibition
Honorable Mention, Gallery 2016, Robert DiCaprio Art Gallery, Palos Hills IL, 2016
Merit Award, From Earth, Tall Grass Arts, Park Forest IL
3rd Place Award, Landscapes, The Next Picture Show, Dixon IL 2015
Merit Award, Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Munster IN 2015
Purchase Award, Park Forest Art Fair 2012 (Juried Fair)
4th Place, Park Forest Art Fair 2010 (Juried Fair)

Collections

Work is in private and public collections

Other

Signature Status - Chicago Pastel Painters

Pastel Basics Workshop Instructor, Chesterton Art Center, 2019

Artist In Residence, Indiana Dunes Lakeshore 2017

Coordinator, Life Drawing Workshop, Tall Grass Arts 2016-Present

Owner/Designer Trzyna Graphics, Inc. 2009-Present

15th Annual Fields Project, Artist in Residence Program (2013), Oregon IL
Design Software Trainer for Seneca Design and Training, Chicago IL 2005–2012
Pastel Basics Instructor, Tall Grass Arts 2013
Plein Air Painting Demo as ”Artist in the Garden” Union Street Annual Garden Walk 2010-2017