Mary Lou Zelanzny

CARL HAMMER GALLERY

740 North Wells Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654 312.266.8512  fax 312.266.8510

May 8 to 11

Outsider Art Fair

548 W 22nd Street,

(Former Dia Art Foundation)

New York, NY  

Bototh # 41                                                                   

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MARY LOU ZELAZNY



Works from Current E x hibition:                    
 
 

The Eyed Tree # 1

31 x 57 1/2 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil paint on canvas

2012

MLZ 62

 

Far Away Spring # 1

48 1/2 x 52 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2013

MLZ 63

 

Lavabo

48 1/2 x 52 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2013

MLZ 64

 

The Eyed Tree # 2

59 x 44 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2013

MLZ 65

 

Far Away Spring # 2

59 x 44 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2013

MLZ 66

 

Long Term Hug

58 x 38 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2013

MLZ 67

 

Cornered Up

58 x 38 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2014

MLZ 68

MLZ 

Motor Control Blue

55 x 35 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2013

MLZ 69

MLZ 

The Blind Staggers

55 x 38 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

2013

MLZ 70





Works from Previous E x hibitions:
 

Me Me

2010

10 x 10 inches

Acrylic, collage on canvas

MLZ45

Feign Luster

2010-11

41 x 31 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ46

Me Me #2

2010

10 x 10 inches

Acrylic, collage on canvas

MLZ49

Me Me#3

2010

10 x 10 inches

Acrylic, collage on canvas

MLZ50

Binocular Stall

2010-11

41 x 31 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ51

Feel Apart

2010-11

41 x 31 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ52

Devil's lake

2008

63. 5 x 44 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ53

Whipping Blades

2008

30 x 32 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ54

Pink Tide

2009

35 x 40 inches

Acrylic, collage on canvas

MLZ55

 

Made Of Iron

2010

34 x 46 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ56

An Ant Finds A Kingdom

2010

48 x 52 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ57

Mars Flight

2010

48 x 52 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ58

The Cake Lady

2011

48 x 42 inches

Acrylic, collage on canvas

MLZ59

Civic Trick

2011

32 x 48 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ60

Ball Of Professors

2011

42 x 48 inches

Acrylic, collage, oil on canvas

MLZ61

Images from Previous E x hibitions:

Pasquinade

2001

Acrylic, Oil, and Collage on Canvas

50 x 38½ inches

MLZ3

 

 

 

Who’s Seeing You?

2002

Acrylic, Oil, and Collage on Canvas

50 x 48 inches

MLZ5

Someone Else’s Life

2002

Acrylic, Oil, and Collage on Canvas

34 x 55 inches

MLZ7

House Proud

2003

Acrylic, Oil, and Collage on Canvas

54 x 66 inches

MLZ8

ToHerSenses48" x 50"Acrylic, oil, collageoncanvas2005

MLZ24

DriveForever50" x 44"Acrylic, collageoncanvas2005

MLZ25

Silvia40" x 30"Acrylic, collageoncanvas2005

MLZ26

inchesBehind40" x 35"Acrylic, collageoncanvas2005

MLZ27

Chowder24" x 15¾"Acrylic, collageonpanel2005

MLZ28

Submissives16" x 24"Acrylic, collageonpanel2005

MLZ29

YellowEye24" x 16"Acrylic, collageonpanel2005

MLZ30

RopeBeast16" x 10"Acrylic, collage, oil on panel2003

MLZ31

LittleSpittle16" x 10"Acrylic, collage, oil on panel2003

MLZ32

Pookie15" x 24"Acrylic, collageonpanel2007

MLZ33

Harvey20" x 16"Acrylic, collageonpanel2007

MLZ34

Henry20" x 16"Acrylic, collageonpanel2006

MLZ35

Clyde20" x 16"Acrylic, collageonpanel2006

MLZ37

Little Balls of Air

1994

Acrylic, Oil, and Collage on Canvas

44 x 67

MLZ42

 

Crystal Needler

1993

Acrylic, Oil, and Collage

34 x 55 inches

MLZ43

Girls of the Gun 27" x 24" Acrylic, collage on panel 2006

Prima 27" x 24" Acrylic, collage on panel 2006

Early Shore 27" x 24" Acrylic, collage on panel 2006

Go 27" x 24" Acrylic, collage on panel 2006 (Note:This is the artist’s study model for her larger painting which was selected for the McCormick Place E x pansion Project. )

Born
1956Chicago
Education
1980BFA, SchooloftheArtInstituteofChicago
1978CaliforniaCollegeofArtsandCrafts, Oakland, CA
AcademicAffiliation
1990-presentAdjunctProfessor, SchooloftheArtInstituteofChicago
SelectedOnePersonE x hibitions
2011TheCakeLadyReturns,
FlagsandSwags, ElmhurstCollege, Elmhurst, IL
2009AltogetherMutable:TheWorkofMaryLouZelazny, HydeParkArtCenter(catalog)
OnlineE x hibition:AltogetherMutable, NationalMuseumofWomenintheArtsWashington, DC
2003BreaktheCharm, , Chicago
2001WhatwastheQuestionAgain?IUNGalleryforContemporaryArt, IndianaUniversity, Northwest, Gary, IN
2000WhatwastheQuestion?ThomasMcCormickGallery, Chicago
1996PhyllisKindGallery, Chicago
1994Soundings, ChicagoCulturalCenter, Chicago
1992LivingwithMemorabilia, RoyBoydGallery, Chicago
1991MaryLouZelazny:SoloSeries, RockfordArtMuseum, Rockford, IL
1990RoyBoydGallery, Chicago
1988HistoryofTools, PeterMillerGallery, Chicago
1987PeterMillerGallery, Chicago
1986PeterMillerGallery, Chicago
1984FamousWomenandInterestingMen, Bookspace, Chicago
topSelectedGroupE x hibitions
2011CutUps, PeterPaulLuceGallery, CornellCollege, MountVernon, IA
ThisisPaulHalupka, C33Gallery, ColumbiaCollege, Chicago, andRobertF. DeCaprioArtGallery, MoraineValleyCommunityCollege, PalosHills, IL(catalog)
2010BeyondtheArches:SelectedWorksfromMcDonald'sCorporateArtCollection, LubeznikCenterfortheArts, MichiganCity, IN
ChicagoImagism(s), NatalieandJamesThompsonArtGallerySanJoséStateUniversity, SanJosé, CA
FacultyProjects, BettyRymerGallery, SchooloftheArtInstitute, Chicago
TouchandGo:RayYoshidaandhisSpheresofInfluence, SullivanGalleries, SchooloftheArtInstitute, Chicago
Twos, O'ConnorArtGallery, DominicanUniversity, RiverForest, IL
2008Ahh, Decadence!SullivanGalleries, SchooloftheArtInstitute, Chicago
NotJustAnotherPrettyFace, HydeParkArtCenter, Chicago
GirlonGuy, A+DGallery, ColumbiaCollege, Chicago
2006CreativeImagining, TheHowardA. andJudithTullmanCollection, TheMobileMuseumofArt, MobileAL
PuttingitAllTogether, TheArtofCollage, HinsdaleCenterfortheArts, Hinsdale, IL
2005AllAboutWomen, , Chicago
2004TheFlat-RoundWorld, 3ArtsClubofChicago, Chicago
TheReflected/RefractedSelf, , Chicago
HardCandy:Se x tablos, WorksonMetal. SanJoseInstituteofContemporaryArt, SanJose, CA
TimeTravel:Truth, Beatuy, andJustice. , Chicago
2003Emergence:WomenArtistsintheNewMillenium. WilliamBachmanGallery, Munster, IN
ColorandForm, ForumPlusGallery, Chicago
2002TransculturalVisions:Polish-AmericanContemporaryArt. NationalMuseumofSzczecin, Poland.
NaturalHistory, ArronPackerGallery, Chicago.
EvokingHistories/MemoryofWater:Spoleto2002, curatedbyMaryJaneJacobandTumeloMusako, Charleston, SC.
PastedOn, aSurveyofCollageStrategies. , Chicago.
2001Reflections:fifteenthanniversaryshow. JeanAlbanoGallery, Chicago
TransculturalVisions:Polish-AmericanContemporaryArt, HydeParkArtCenter, ChicagoandSuburbanFineArtsCenter, HighlandPark, IL
2000Synthesis, CollageandMi x edMedia. SonnenscheinGallery, LakeForestCollege, LakeForest, IL
Se x tablos, WorksonMetal. Barrister�sGallery, NewOrleans, LA
1999Se x tablos, HydeParkArtCenter, Chicago
ItLooksEasy, Gallery400, UniversityofIllinoisatChicago
Collage�99, CornellCollege, Mt. Vernon, Iowa
1998TheVelvetShow, Caf�Bocci, Chicago
1997BreadthofAesthetic, PhyllisKindGallery, Chicago
Pink, JeanAlbanoGallery, Chicago
1996InternationalE x hibitofCollage, ParklandCollege, Champaign, IL
Revelries, FordCenterfortheArts, Kno x College, Galesburg, IL
VisualFeasting, SuburbanFineArtsCenter, HighlandPark, IL
ViewsofaLady, PhyllisKindGallery, NewYorkCity
Pleasure(BeyondGuilt), ArtemisiaGallery, Chicago
SelectedWorksinCollage, Merwyn-WakeleyGalleries, IllinoisWesleyanUniversity, Bloomington, IL
1995SomeNewFaces, PhyllisKindGallery, Chicago
ArtAboutLife:ContemporaryAmericanCulture, IndianaUniversityFineArtsGallery, Bloomington, IN, catalog
1994SomethinginCommon, TheWomenFacultyinPaintingandDrawingfromtheSchooloftheArtInstituteofChicago, ArtemisiaGallery, Chicago, catalog
1993A(t)TensiontotheMoment, BowlingGreenStateUniversityCollegeofMusicalArts, FineArtsCenter, BowlingGreen, OH, catalog
ChicagoDrawings, GalleriaPorta33, Madeira, Portugal
TheReturnoftheCadavreE x quis, TheDrawingCenter, NewYorkCity
ChicagoArtGroupinFrankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, catalog
GarmentasMetaphor, SuburbanFineArtsCenter, HighlandPark, IL
Collages:Faulkner, Sensemann, Zelazny, RoyBoydGallery, Chicago
1992QuotationsfromAmerica'sStudio:DrawingNewConclusions, BettyRymerGallery, SchooloftheArtInstituteofChicago, catalog
FacetoFace, ChicagoCulturalCenter, Chicago, catalog
1991SpiritedVisions:PortraitsofChicagoArtists, StateofIllinoisGallery, Chicago(traveling-1993), catalog
1990TheChicagoShow, ChicagoCulturalCenter, Chicago, catalog
IndianapolisCollects, HerronGallery, IndianapolisCenterforContemporaryArt, IN
OurCorneroftheWorld:SeventeenIllinoisArtists, UniversityGalleriesIllinoisStateUniversity, Normal, IL, catalog
1989MaterialMatters, CollegeofDuPageArtsCenterGallery, GlenEllyn, IL
ChicagoArtistsintheEuropeanTradition, MuseumofContemporaryArt, Chicago, catalog
1988EndangeredSpecies, KleinGallery, Chicago
FieldandSeam, RoyBoydGallery, SantaMonica, CA
OnlyaWomanCould, ContemporaryArtWorkshop, Chicago
TheTruncatedFigure, ArtemisiaGallery, Chicago
1987EggTempera:ArchaicMethods/ModernMinds, ContemporaryArtWorkshop, Chicago
1987Masks, KleinGallery, Chicago
Artagogo, HydeParkArtCenter, Chicago
Surfaces:TwoDecadesofPaintinginChicago, TerraMuseumofAmericanArt, Chicago, catalog
Endsville, 1480W. Webster, Chicago
1986NewHorizonsinArt, 1986, ChicagoPublicLibraryCulturalCenterChicago
Self-Portraits:ThenorNow, ARCGallery, Chicago, catalog
1985MaryLouZelazny, AndreFerella, PeterMillerGallery, Chicago
UNscene, ARCGallery, Chicago
14thUnionLeagueArtCompetitionandE x hibition, ArtemisiaGalleryChicago
1984ChicagoHead, RandolphStreetGallery, Chicago
1983TheBigPitcher:20YearsoftheAbstractedFigureinChicagoArt, HydeParkArtCenter, Chicago, catalog
Se x Show, TheNorthsideAuditoriumBuilding, Chicago
1981SomeGirls:ACelebrationofChicagoWomenArtists, TheDonahueBuilding, Chicago
VisitingArtist
2011LoyolaUniversityChicago, Chicago
2010LoyolaUniversityChicago, Chicago
2004MaineCollegeofArt, Portland, ME
2002WilliamsCollege, ArtDepartment, Williamstown, MA
1998UniversityofIowa, SchoolofArtandArchitecture, IowaCity, IA
1996DePaulUniversity, DepartmentofFineArt, Chicago
1994ColumbiaCollege, DepartmentofArt, Chicago
UniversityofChicago, DepartmentofArt, Chicago
1992NorthwesternUniversity, DepartmentofArt, Evanston, IL
O x bow, Saugatuck, MI
1989RockfordCollege, DepartmentofArt, Rockford, IL
publiccommissions
2006McCormickPlaceE x pansionProject, Chicago, IL
AwardsandFellowships
2008IllinoisArtsCouncilSpecialAssistanceGrant
2007FacultyEnrichmentGrant, SchooloftheArtInstituteofChicago
2007IllinoisArtsCouncilSpecialAssistanceGrant
2003MargaretKlimekPhillipsFellowship
1998FacultyEnrichmentGrant, SchooloftheArtInstituteofChicago
1992ArtsMidwest/NationalEndowmentfortheArtsRegionalVisualArtsFellowshipAward
FacultyEnrichmentGrant, SchooloftheArtInstituteofChicago
1986DorlandMountainColonyResidency
SelectedCollections
ElmhurstCollegeofArt, Elmhurst, IL
MuseumofContemporaryArt, Chicago
FirstChicagoBank, Chicago
KemperNationalInsuranceCompanies
NaginandAssociates, Miami, FL
PrudentialInsuranceCompany, Newark, NJ
RockfordArtMuseum, Rockford, IL
WeichmanandAssociates, Munster, IN
topBibliography
EyeE x am:Chicago'sOwnSurrealist, JasonFoumberg, NewCityArt, February16, 2009
AltogetherMutable:TheWorkofMaryLouZelazny, KarstenLund, Flavorpill. com, February2009
MaryLouZelazny, LauraPearson, Timeout. com, Feb19–25, 2009
AltogetherMutable, BertStabler, ChicagoReader, Feb2009
TheArtofCollage, AlanG. Artner, ChicagoTribune, March, 2009
Piecingperfectpuzzles, RobertLoerzel, PioneerPress, ChicagoApril2007
Artist'sEclecticismRunsMoreThanCanvas-Deep, KevinNance, ChicagoSunTimes, March28, 2007
PiecingPerfectPuzzles, RobertLoerzel, PioneerPress, Thursday, April5, 2007
Zelazny'sWorkHasComeaVeryLongWay, AlanArtner. ChicagoTribune, December5, 2003
MaryLouZelazny, FredCamper, ChicagoReader, December26, 2003
NewAmericanPaintings. Number35, 2001
NewAmericanPaintings. Number11, 1997
SuperiorAndHuronBringOnNewSeasonWithStyle, Hawkins, Margaret:ChicagoSunTimes, 09/20/96
MaryLouZelazny, Connors, Thomas:NewArtE x aminer, November1996
ArtE x hibitionE x ploresMetaphoricalWorksOfFourContemporaryCollageArtistsAtterberry, Gisele:NewsGazette, ChampaignIL, 1996
DedicatedToPaint, Jacob, MaryJane:SomethinginCommon, catalog1994
ZelaznyTakesGiantStepWithLatestShow, Artner, Alan:ChicagoTribune, 09/30/94
A(T)TensionToTheMomentcatalogwithte x tbyNathan, Jacqueline; curator, BowlingGreenStateUniversity, FineArtsCenter, 1993
ArtistsTakeCollageOnAJoyrideOfPerspectives, McCracken, David:ChicagoTribune, 04/16/93
TheBestArtE x hibitions, Artner, Alan, andMcCracken, David:ChicagoTribune, 12/27/92
MaryLouZelazny, Hi x son, Kathryn:FlashArt, Summer1992
ArtPeople:MaryLouZelazny'sFemininePerspective, Eftekhar, JudithLin:TheChicagoReader, 03/20/92
ZelaznySeamlesslyBlendsCollage, Paint, McCracken, David:ChicagoTribune, 03/13/92
FaceToFace, AChanceToMeet80ChicagoArtistsAsTheySeeThemselvesOnCanvas, Artner, Alan, ChicagoTribune, 03/22-92
MaryLouZelazny, Yood, James:ArtForum, Summer1992
SpriitedVisions, PortraitsOfChicagoArtists, photographsbyCarroll, Patty, te x tbyYood, James. UniversityofIllinoisPress, 1991
RockfordArtMuseumKeepsContemporary, Kranz, Cindy:RockfordRegister, 09/26/91
MaryLouZelazny, Hi x son, Kathryn:ArtsMagazine, April1990
Artist�sLatestWorksShowShe�sJoinedTheMajorLeagues, Ligocki, Gordon:TheHammondTimes, January1990
MaryLouZelazny, Holg, Garrett:ArtNews, April1990
Zelazny'sWorkAdvancesAsSheAbandonsCoyness, Artner, Alan:ChicagoTribune, 01/12/90
OurCornerOfTheWorld, catalogwithte x tbyDahlberg, Laurie; IllinoisStateUniversity, 1989
ThePersistenceOfModernism, inChicagoArtistsInTheEuropeanTradition, catalogwithte x tbyWarren, Lynne, ChicagoMuseumofContemporaryArt, Chicago1989
MaryLouZelazny, Artner, Alan:ChicagoTribune, September1998
MaryLouZelazny, Abell, Jeff:NewArtE x aminer, December1998
MaryLouZelazny, PeterMillerGallery, Spector, Buzz:ArtForum, February1988
CollagesPictorialVariationsOnATheme, McCracken, David:ChicagoTribune, 03/04/88
MaryLouZelaznyAtPeterMiller, Taylor, Sue:ArtinAmerica, January1988
Surfaces. TwoDecadesOfPaintingInChicago:SeventiesAndEighties, catalogwithte x tbyKirshner, JudithRossi; TerraMuseumofAmericanArt, Chicago, 1987
TwoDecadesOfPaintingInChicago, Adrian, Denis:NewArtE x aminer, December1987
Review, Hold, Garrett:NewArtE x aminer, September1986
CollagesDepictUsAsSeekersOfGoods, Taylor, Sue:ChicagoSunTimes, 07/10/86
TheBigPitcher:20YearsOfAbstractedFigureInChicagoArt, catalog1983

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