Biography

Selected Works / Exhibitions / Biography / Available Inventory

Mary Ann Peters
Born: Beaumont, TX 1949
Lives and works in Seattle, WA

Education

1978 M.F.A University of Washington, Seattle, Wa; painting/drawing

1971 B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara, Ca; printmaking

One & Two Person Exhibitions

2010
if thinking is form: a visual diary, Edmonds Community College Art Gallery, Edmonds, WA

2009
James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006
James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2000
Palimpsest Richard Hugo House, Seattle, Wa

1999
Myself Inside Your Story, onsite drawing, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, Wa

1998
If Thinking is Form, Meyerson & Nowinski Art Assoc., Seattle, Wa

1996
Myself Inside Your Story, Meyerson & Nowinski Art Assoc., Seattle, Wa

1995
Four Corners Open Studio, Seattle, Wa

1994
Notes, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Nugent Gallery, Portland, Or

1989
Espana, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Wa
And Now This, “Eyes of Love; Windows on AIDS” project, Seattle, Wa

1988
The Pool, 911 Contemporary Arts Center Windows Project, Seattle, Wa

1987
Eide (working drawings), Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Wa

1985
The Picture Wall, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Wa
Notes Towards the Picture Wall, Whatcom County Museum, Bellingham, Wa

1984
Silent Partners, Marylhurst College, Portland, Or

1983
Silent Partners, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Wa

1981
New Work, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Wa

1980
Site Unseen, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Wa

Group Exhibitions

2010
Show of Hands, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

2009
Gathering Image, Fugitive Form, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

2007
8th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2005
A Decade of Excellence: Celebrating the Neddy Artist Fellowship, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Wa.
Lucky 7, WinstonWachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA.

2004
Paperworks, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Perspectives; Selections for City of Seattle, 1% Program Trade & Convention Center, Seattle, Wa

2003
Variations of Abstraction, City Space Convention Center, Seattle, WA

2002
Northwest Masters, City Space Convention Center, Seattle, WA

2002
Artist in Residence, Hoffman Gallery, OCAC, Portland, Or

2000
Neddy Fellowship Behnke Foundation invitational, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA

1998
Neddy Fellowship Behnke Foundation invitational, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA Drawing, national invitational, Meyerson & Nowinski Art Assoc., Seattle, WA Northwesterners, Fresh Paint Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca

1997
Meeting in Art I, International Art Workshop, invitational, Istanbul, Turkey
Drawing, national invitational, Meyerson & Nowinski Art Assoc., Seattle, WA

1996
Surface Stories, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

1995
Visionaries, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle , WA
Metaphor, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
Seattle Noir Iinvitational, Vox Populi Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994
Spatial Flux: A Means of Expression, Seattle Center Pavilion, Seattle, WA
Telling Stories: Looking for Narrative in Visual Art, Newmark Center, Seattle, WA

1993
Invitational, 1004 Gallery Port Townsend, Wa
Art Works for AIDS invitational, Seattle, WA
Proposals: New Projects at the Port Italia Gallery, Seattle, WA

1992
Lingua Franca, Falkirk Cultural Center, Richmond, CA
Women Painters in the Northwest, Viking Gallery, Bellingham, WA
Bill of Rights, David Shearer Gallery, Seattle, WA
Poncho Invitational, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA

1991
The Big and The Small of It, Northview Gallery, Portland Comm. Col., Portland, OR Artists Respond to the War, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
Visual AIDS Project, New York City, NY
Poncho Invitational, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA
Notes towards Akbar’s Muse, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Notes towards Akbar’s Muse, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA

1990
Organic Abstraction, Bumbershoot Arts Festival invitational, Seattle. WA

1989
Northwest Annual, Center On Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

1988
University of Washington School of Art 1950-1980, Safeco Corp., Seattle, WA

1987
Aspects of Drawing; Abstraction, City of Seattle Public Art Space, Seattle, WA.
Focus: Seattle, San Jose Art Museum, San Jose, CA
Structures, Northwest Building Corporation, Seattle, WA
Decade of Abstraction, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA

1986
Abstract Dimensional Painting, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Northwest Impressions: Works on Paper, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, WA
Centrum Prints, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

1985
New Seattle Work, Safeco Corp., Seattle, WA

1984
Sylph Elegy, Stella Polaris Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New Acquisitions, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1983
Newcomers ’83, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Northwest Today, Brentwood Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Seattle Artists, San Francisco Museum of Art, Rental Gallery San Francisco, CA
Salon de Refuses, Seattle, WA

1982
Selected Gallery Artist,s Tom Lutrell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1981
Large Scale Painting, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA

1980
Eight Seattle Artists, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA Cranberry Drawing Invitational Cranberry Institute, Boston, MA

1979
Collections from the City, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Seattle Drawing, and/or Gallery, Seattle, WA
19 Artists, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Wa
Seattle Selects, Arctic Building, Seattle, WA

Grants, Awards & Residencies

2003
Northwest Institute of Architecture & Urban Studies in Italy (NIAUSI) residency

2002
Oregon College of Arts and Crafts masters residency and workshop director

2000
Neddy Fellowship, Behnke Foundation, Seattle, WA painting award recipient
Honors Program, King County Arts Commission Purchase Award winner

1998
Neddy Fellowship, Behnke Foundation, Seattle, WA finalist, painting award
Artist Trust Ten-Year Presidents’ Award for Artistic Achievement and Leadership, Washington State recipient
International Art Workshop, Association of Museums of Painting and Sculpture, Istanbul, Turkey residency fellow

1995
Art Matters Foundation, New York City, NY individual artist fellow
Pilchuck School artist residency

1987
Private patronage, Barcelona, Spain residency

1986
Centrum Foundation, Northwest Print Project, Port Townsend, WA residency

1980
Seattle Arts Commission, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA exhibition grant

1978
Ford Foundation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA study grant
Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA master painting class scholarship

Public and Corporate Collections and Commissions

Bailey/Boushay House and AIDS Housing of Washington, Seattle, WA

City of Seattle, WA

Davis, Wright, Jones, Seattle, WA

Hughes Corporate Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA

Kargianis and Austin, Seattle, WA

King County Regional Justice Center, Seattle, WA

Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Minnesota Museum of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Olympic College, Bremerton, WA

Pacific Lutheran Universtiy, Tacoma, WA

Perkins Coie, Seattle, WA

Port of Seattle Headquarters, Seattle, WA

Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA

Rainier National Bank, Seattle, WA

Safeco Corporation, Seattle, WA

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Seattle City Light, Seattle, WA

Seattle First National Bank, Seattle, WA

Seattle Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, WA

University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

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