CV

Mary S. Mocas

CV

Born
Niagara Falls, New York

 


Lives and Works
Los Altos Hills, California

 

Exhibitions

2017 Group Shows
Bluets: to fall under a spell Gearbox Gallery, Oakland, CA Juried by Jack Fischer, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA http://www.gearboxgallery.com

Juror of Abstracted San Francisco Women Artists http://sfwomenartists.org/exhibition/abstracted/

StartUp Art Fair San Francisco, CA https://www.startupartfair.com/sf/home/

2016 Group Shows

Here I, Group Show, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA   http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org

Collect and Connect 2016, Group Show, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, http://www.sjica.org

West Coast Craft, California College of the Arts Exhibition, Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

Commencement Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

CCA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

2015 Group Shows
Crank, Southern Exposure Juried Exhibition and Screening, juried by Lorelei Stewart, Director of Chicago’s Gallery 400, San Francisco, CA

Resonant Conversations, New York Studio Group Exhibition, The California College of the Arts, (formerly Wattis gallery spaces), San Francisco, CA

Connect & Collect, Group Show, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, www.sjica.org

CCA New York Open Studios, AICAD/NYC, Studio Residency, DUMBO, Brooklyn

2014 Group Shows
Connect & Collect, Group Show, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, www.sjica.org

2013 Group Shows
Array, Group Show, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA  www.berkeleyartcenter.org

FourArtists on Paper, curated by John Wilson White and Mel Prest,
City of Berkeley Health, Housing and Community Services, Berkeley, CA

2012 Group Shows
50-50 show: 50 Artworks in 50 Days, juried by Barry Sakata, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA http://www.sanchezartcenter.org/ARCHIVES/2012/50_50_Show.html

 

Education

2014-2016
MFA Candidate, California College of Art (CCA), San Francisco, CA

2015
Residency: New York Studio class at the AICAD Residency, Brooklyn New York

2010-2014
Extension, California College of the Arts (CCA), San Francisco, CA
Nine Painting courses covering: Abstract Painting, Building a Body of Work, Materials and Process, Mixed Media with instructors: Jamie Brunson, Francesca Pastine, Mel Prest, Patrick Dintino, and Brent Hallard

2005-2010
Continuing Studies, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Three Collage courses and one Printmaking course, instructor: Michael Pauker
Three Painting courses, instructor: Katie Hawkinson

1978-1979
Design and Illustration Courses, The American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL

1967-1971
Bachelor of Arts, Marietta College, Marietta, OH
Double Major in art and English; Degree with Honors in Art

 

Professional Memberships and Associations

2000-2010 – Board of Trustees, San Jose Museum of Art
2008-2010 – Co-Chair Council of 100, San Jose Museum of Art Donor Group
2006-Present – Acquisitions Committee, San Jose Museum of Art
2008-Present – Founder and Member, Councils Committee, San Jose Museum of Art Donor Groups
2010-Present – San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Donor Groups C3 and C4

 

Website
www.marymocas.com