Mary Dajnak

                                                                                                        

 

            EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; M.F.A.

 

Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA; B.F.A.

   

            NON-DEGREE EDUCATION

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Printmaking, 1983-84

 

Akademia Sztuk Pieknych, Krakow, Poland; Etching & Drawing,1985-86

 

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; New Directions in Printmaking Workshop (Waterless Lithography), June 2004

 

            GRANTS

 

Nation Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop,  “Georgia O’Keeffe: Santa Fe, Abiquiú, and the New Mexico Landscape”, Summer Scholar, 2012

Nation Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop,  Black Mountain College: An Artistic & Educational Legacy", Summer Scholar, 2011

Fulbright, Research Scholar to Poland, 1985-86

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship, 1990

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA, Fellowship, 1993

Kosciuszko Foundation, Zaleski Grant, New York, NY, 1988-89

Kosciuszko Foundation, Grant to Krakow, Poland, 1981-82

 

            CURRENTLY TEACHING

 

Adrian College, Adjunct Instructor, Adrian, MI, 2013-present

Drawing, Relief Printing, Intaglio

The University of Toledo, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Art, 1995-2002, 2008-present

Perceptual Drawing, Explorations in Drawing, Intro to Printmaking, Drawing 1, Drawing 2, 2-D Foundations, Color Theory

Owens Community College, Adjunct Instructor, Toledo, OH, 1998-2002, 2005-present

Drawing; 2-D Design, History of Western Art, History of Art: Renaissance to Contemporary, Art Appreciation, Art Appreciation and Art History Online Courses

Studio M Printmakers, Owner, Instructor & Gallery Director, Toledo, OH, 2009-2014

 

             PREVIOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Museum of Art, School of Art & Design, Toledo, OH, Instructor, 1999-02, 2005-2009

Printmaking and Book Arts Instructor

 

 

Bowling Green State University, Adjunct Professor, Bowling Green, OH, 1997-99

 2-D Foundations, Drawing I

 

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Art and Design, Menomonie, WI

             Drawing I, Lithography; Sabbatical Replacement--Spring1993

 

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Teaching Assistant:

            Undergraduate Printmaking, 1988-89; Graduate Lithography, 1987-88;

            Graduate Intaglio, 1986-87

 

             EXHIBITIONS

2014

Artists of Toledo Show, Work by 4 Invited Artists, Paula Brown Gallery, Toledo, OH

Solo Exhibition, The Main Event: Art and Music, Freedman Gallery, Toledo, OH

Fresh Impressions, Work by 12 Printmakers, CVA Gallery, University of Toledo, OH

Reed/Read, LeSo Gallery, Toledo, OH

Undisclosed, Toledo School for the Arts, Toledo, OH

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

2013

Undisclosed, Toledo School for the Arts, Toledo, OH

Art Walk, Studio M Printmakers, Toledo, OH

2012

University of Toledo Faculty Exhibition, Center For Visual Arts, Toledo, OH

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

Holiday Loop, Studio M Printmakers, Toledo, OH

2011

Group of Nine Invitational Exhibit, Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, OH

ART 43551, Five Perrysburg Artists, River House Arts Gallery, Perrysburg, OH

93nd Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Steamroller Print, Studio M Printmakers, Toledo, OH

University of Toledo Faculty Exhibition, Center For Visual Arts, Toledo, OH

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

Image and Text/Dajnak and Kress, Studio M Printmakers, Toledo, OH

Arts Commission of Greater Toledo Mix Auction Exhibition, One Seagate, Toledo. OH

2010

92nd Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Solo Exhibition, Nearly Square Drawings, Studio M Printmakers, Toledo, OH

Invitational Exhibition, Sur-Saint Clair Gallery, Toledo, OH

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

Group Show, Gallery 333, Toledo School for the Arts, Toledo, OH

Group Show, Studio M Printmakers, Toledo OH

2009

91st Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Athena Society Award

Solo Exhibition, Outside Gallery, Owens College, Toledo, OH

Solo Exhibition, Studio M Printmakers, Toledo, OH

University of Toledo Faculty Exhibition, Center For Visual Arts, Toledo, OH

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

Arts Commission of Greater Toledo Mix Auction Exhibition, Secor Gallery, Toledo. OH

            2008

90th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

NOWOH, Bryan & Wankelman Galleries, Bowling Green State University

‘Tis the Secor, Secor Gallery, Toledo, OH

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

2007

Friends of Hitoshi Nakazato Exhibit, The Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA

Environments, Space 237 Gallery, Toledo, OH

Secor Artists, Secor Gallery, Secor Building, Toledo, OH

13’s, Coincident Currents, Collaboration/Performance, Owens College, Toledo, OH

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

      2006

88th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Prints and Ceramics Installation/Collaboration with Mary Weiss, Secor Gallery on 6, Toledo

Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

Secor Artists at Diva, Diva, Toledo, OH

2005

Three Artists, Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH  

87th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

2004

86th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

2003

Coincident Currents, Collaboration/Performance, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Coincident Currents, Collaboration/Performance, Lourdes College, Toledo, OH

Exhibition of Winners from the Janet Turner Museum, Shasta College, CA

2002

84th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Solo Exhibition, Franciscan Center, Sylvania, OH

Orphic Sounds, Collaboration/Performance, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Reciprocity, Collaborations Portfolio, Savannah College of Art, Savannah, GA

Print Gumbo, Southern Graphics Council Conference, New Orleans, LA

University of Toledo, Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, Toledo, OH

2001

Solo Exhibition, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA

2000

Art in the Workplace, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

1999   

Solo Exhibition, Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women, University of Toledo, OH    

1998

School of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, OH

All-Ohio Juried Exhibition, Pearl Conard Gallery, Ohio State University-Mansfield, OH

1997

7th Annual Salon des Refuses, Summit Street Studios, Toledo, OH

1996

78th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Creative Artists Network Selections 1984-96, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

New & Unique: Unusual Processes & New Acquisitions, Turner Print Gallery, Chico, CA

Picture This, A.C.T. Gallery, Detroit, MI

University of Toledo Faculty Exhibition, Center for the Creative Arts, Toledo, OH

1995

The Print Club of Albany's 19th National Print Exhibition, Schenectady Museum, NY

Janet Turner Print Competition, Calif. State Univ., Chico, First Place Purchase Award

Counterpoint: 27th National Exhibition, McAshen Visual Arts Center, Ingram, TX

Ohio Women's Caucus for Art 6th Annual Exhibition, Owen's Illinois Art Center, Toledo 

PAN 1995, The Village Fine Arts Association, Milford, MI, Honorable Mention         

1994

479 Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY

PNC Bank Gallery, Group Show, Philadelphia, PA

Winter, Spring, and Fall Members Shows, Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, PA

1993

Stuart Levy Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY

24th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

14th National Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, MO

Selections From the 1993-94 Fleisher Challenge Competition, PNC Bank, Philadelphia, PA

University of Wisconsin-Stout Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Menomonie, WI

MFA Alumni Exhibition, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Winter, Spring, and Fall Members Shows, Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, PA

1992

Hard Choices/Just Rewards, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant Recipients,                                    

Johnson Art Museum, Blair Art Museum, University of Pittsburgh, The Everhart                                                               

Museum, Edinboro University, Westminster College, University of the Arts

32 Printmakers--Members of the Print Club of Philadelphia,

Long Beach Island Foundations of the Arts, Loveladies, NJ

The Pavilion Challenge, Pavilion Gallery, Mt. Holly, NJ, Honorable Mention

MFA Alumni Exhibition, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1991

Boston Printmakers 43rd North American Print Exhibition, DeCordova Museum, MA

Solo Exhibition, Rites Left Under the El, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

5th Parkside National Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

7th National Print Show, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

Boise State University's National Small Painting Exhibition, Boise, ID

Exhibiting Artists Choose New Artists, MLCA, Haverford, PA, Director's Award

Camden 10th Annual Exhibition, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

Works on Paper, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

1990

Penn Prints: 30 years of Printmaking at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Impressions, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

The Small Painting, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

Camden 9th Annual Exhibition, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

1989

Solo Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

New Prints Northeast, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

Large Print Show, Annenberg Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Sketch Club Annual Print Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Sketch Club Small Painting Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

Camden 8th Annual Exhibition, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, Honorable Mention

1988

New Prints Northeast, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

First Street Gallery Competition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY

Selections from the 1988-89 Fleisher Challenge Competition, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Sketch Club Annual Print Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition, Doylestown, PA, First Prize

Camden 7th Annual Exhibition, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, First Prize

1987

Solo Exhibition, Printmaking Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Hudson River Museum 72nd Annual Print Exhibition, Yonkers, NY

Tyler Alumni Show, Diamond Club, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Printmaking Show, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1986

Three International Students Exhibit, Academia Sztuk Pieknych, Krakow, Poland

1985

Bradley National Print and Drawing, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Moravian College Print National, Payne Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

1984

Three Person Show, Arbutus Gallery, Indiana University, IN

Traditions/Alternatives:  Potsdam Prints, Potsdam College, Potsdam, NY

4th National Print Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Artspace, Fort Wayne, IN

5th Annual Susquehanna Art Society Exhibition, Sellingsgrove, PA, Second Prize

1983

Terrance Gallery National Works on Paper, Palenville, NY

Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Greensburg, PA

Graphics and Sculpture Annual, Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences, New York, NY

National Prints and Drawings, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

1980

The Print Club International Competition, The Print Club of Philadelphia, PA

 

 

            COLLECTIONS

Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA

Indiana University, Printmaking Department, Bloomington, IN

University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Academia Sztuk Pieknych, Printmaking Department, Krakow, Poland

 

 

            PUBLICATION

Cove Art, Living in the Candy Store, Poems by Leonard Kress, Finishing Line Press, 2011

Cover Art, Braids and Other Sestinas, Poems by Leonard Kress, Seven Kitchens Press, 2011

Illustrations, Thirteens, Poems by Leonard Kress, Aureole Press, 2010

Founder, Editor, & Artist, HarrowGate Press, January 2000-2010

Associate Art Editor, Artful Dodge, 2000-01

Cover Art, Artful Dodge, Issue 34/35, 1999

Cover Art & Design, Sappho’s Apples, Poems by Leonard Kress, HarrowGate Press, 2000

Cover Art, Centralia Mine Fire, Poems by Leonard Kress, Flume Press, 1987

Art Featured in Artful Dodge, "Graphica (Monotypes)," Fall 1995 Issue; (Etchings)," Fall 1985