Born: Downers Grove, IL  June 24, 1990

Current City: Chicago, IL

Previous City: Brooklyn, NY

 

Education:

SAIC - School of The Art Institute Chicago - Master's of Art in Art Education - Dean scholarship 

Columbia College Chicago 2012- Bachelor in Art & Design, Minor in Art History

Culver Academies 2008- Honors in Art Culver, IN

 

Residency:

Chicago Art Department (CAD) Winter/Spring 2018

http://www.chicagoartdepartment.org/maryjsaran/

 

Gallery Representation:

Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

http://www.amoseno.org/mary-saran

 

Membership:

Chicago Artist Coalition - Artist/Collector

Woman Made Gallery - Chicago, IL - Artist 

 

Solo Shows:

Escape Earth, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY June 2017 

Mixed Media Circle Continuum, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY April 2014

Continuum, Windows Gallery, New York, NY October 2013

 

Competitions:

20th Annual Arts in Harmony 2015 International Arts Show in Elk River, MN February 2015 

International Art Competition Exhibition Finalist, Highline Art Gallery Chelsea New York, NY October 2014

 

Group Shows:

(Artist + Curator) S.O.S - Show of Shows, C.C.'s Art Garage & Gallery, Chicago, IL September 2018

Mental Health, ArtShow Chicago, Hairpin Art Center, Chicago, IL July 2018

(Artist + Co-Curator) Object + Image, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL April 2018

(Artist + Curator) Emerging Artists: Collaborative Collisions, C.C.'s Art Garage & Gallery, Chicago, IL February 2018 

Unique to the Nature, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY January 2018

Bushwick Open Studios, Space 776 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY September 2017 

Reunion II, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL July 2017

Declarations of Contemporary, Hairpin Art Center, Chicago, IL April 2017

Chromacide, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY March 2017

Seeing Red, Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL February 2017

Bushwick Open Studios, Space 776 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY October 2016

All Good, Guddahl Gallery, Brooklyn, NY October 2015

Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY October 2015

One Cubed, Allegany Arts Council, Saville Gallery, Cumberland, MD September 2015

Art By America, The Art House, Chicago, IL  June 2015

Blue, Orange County Creatives, Laguna Beach, CA March 2015

Ventus Calidus, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY January 2015

Small Works Exhibition, Pleiades Gallery, Chelsea, NY January 2015

RAW-Natural Born Artist, National Show in Brooklyn, NY February 2014

Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY September 2012

Graduation Group Show, Art & Design Manifest Exhibit, Chicago, IL  May 2012

Buffet In Space, Columbia College Exhibition Chicago, IL April 2012

Art Gallery Open House, Flat Iron Art Building, Chicago, IL  July 2010

High School Honors in Art Exhibition, local coffee shop in Culver, IN May-June 2008

  

Commission Projects:

House Project Naperville, IL - Summer 2017

Boston Headquarters Corporate Office Painting - Winter 2016

Doctor's Office - Rockford, Illinois Client January-April 2015

Corporate Office - Painting Projects Aurora, IL  2014

Apartment Project- Wood Circle Project for New York City client, October 2012

 

Publications:

Artvoices Magazine (Winter Issue) 2015

Studio Visit Magazine Volume 29, Summer 2015

http://studiovisitmagazine.com/volume-twenty-nine-participants

2014 IAF International Competition Catalog New York, NY