Mary Lou Siefker


BIOGRAPHY

Born: Cambridge, Wisconsin
Resides: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2009    Award, Cornell Museum of Art, Delray, FL
2008    Award, NAWA Juried Exhibition, Northwood University, West Palm Beach, FL
2008    Award, NAWA Juried Exhibition, Northern Trust Bank, Delray Beach, FL
2004    Award, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Annual Exhibition, Boca Raton, FL
2001    Best in Show –  ”Inspirations 2001″, Cornell Museum of Art and History, Delray Beach, FL
1999    Artists Florida, Fourth Annual, National Association of Women Artists, Cornell Museum of Art and History, Special Exhibition Award, Delray Beach, FL
1998    First Award, Boca Museum of Art, Boca Museum Art Guild, Boca Raton, FL
1996    Award, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Annual Exhibition, Boca Raton, FL
Leona Moonie top Award, Annual Exhibition National Association of Women  Artists, Northwood University Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
1994    Visual Arts Fellowship, South Florida Cultural Consortium
Top Award, Dover Art Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1991    40th Anniversary Exhibition, Broward Art Guild, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1990    Top Award, 38th Anniversary Exhibition, Broward Art Guild, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1986     Lois Whitley Award, 48th Anniversary Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
Purchase Award, Art in Public Places, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1979    Purchase Award, Nova University “Art of Spring”, Davie, FL
1977    Top Award, IBM Abstract Show, Boca Raton Art Center, Boca Raton, FL

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND INVITATIONALS

2009    The Lee Wagner Gallery, Art in Public Places, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, FL
2002    Visions-Revisions 2002, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
1997    Recent Works, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1996    Nathan D. Rosen Museum, Boca Raton, FL
Northwood University Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
The Society of the Four Arts, 58th Annual National, Palm Beach, FL
1995    The Lee Wagener Gallery, Art in Public Places, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, FL
Artists Three from South Florida, LeMoyne Art Foundations, Inc., Tallahassee, FL
“Hortt 37″, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1994    Norton Gallery, South Florida Cultural Consortium, West Palm Beach, FL
Selections from Permanent Collection, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Art Serve Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1993    Ritter Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Recent Works, Art Institute, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1991    Dreams and Nightmares, Hollywood Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL
WPBT Florida International Masters Benefit, DOTA Design Center of America, Dania, FL
1990    ”Art 90″, South Florida Art Institute, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Body and Spirit, Hollywood Art and Cultural Center, Hollywood, FL
1989    38th All Florida Exhibition, Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Zack Schuster Gallery, Miami, FL
Five Artists, TV69, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Thomas Center, Gainesville, FL
1988    ”Hortt 30″, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Six Painters, Aina Parmalee Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1987    The Society of the Four Arts, 49th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Palm Beach, FL
1986    The Society of the Four Arts, 48th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Palm Beach, FL
1985    34th All Florida Exhibition, Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Artists Four, Old Capitol Building, Tallahassee, FL
Artists Four, Palm Beach Junior College, West Palm Beach, FL

 

Education

Florida Atlantic University, BFA in Painting
Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
Mount Saint Joseph College, Mount Saint Joseph, Ohio, BS