BORN

1979, Harmony, West Virginia

 

EDUCATION

2010 Radford University, Radford VA, Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Art History, Summa Cum Laude, 2010 Best Thesis Award 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Abend Gallery, Denver, CO

 

SELECTED AWARDS/ PRESS/ PUBLICATIONS

2018

Dark Beauty Magazine, Issue 64

Fine Art Connoisseur, Vol. 15 Issue 4 and Vol. 15 Issue 5

13th Annual ARC International Salon Competition, Finalist, and Winner of February 2018 PoetsArtists Publication Award

2017

Fine Art Connoisseur, Vol. 14 Issue 1

 PoetsArtists Magazine, Sight Unseen, Issue 81, February

2016

Portrait Society of America, 11th Annual Members Only competition award for the painting "Saudade"

2015

 American Art Collector, article: The Revolution Hasn't Started, Issue 109

 Combustus Magazine, online article: We Live Our Lives in Circles, Interview with Mary Chiaramonte by Deanna Piowaty

2014

American Art Collector, article: Painting Fables, Issue 109

 Southwest Art Magazine, Artistic Excellence Award Finalist, Vol 44, No 7

2013

Patty Griffin Silver Bell Tour poster, the painting Circles (2013)

Jerry's Artarama Self Portrait Contest, First Place

 

2012

BP Portrait Award Finalist

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Kirk Gallery, Less is More, Denmark

Abend Gallery, Fauna Exhibition, Denver CO

2017

Taubman Museum of Fine ArtHomeward Bound, Roanoke VA

Abend GallerySight Unseen, Curated by Alia El- Bermani, in coordination with PoetsArtists Magazine, Denver CO

Bennington Center for the Arts, Artists for the New Century, Bennington VT

Gallery Five, Gold for a Silver Situation, Curated by Katie McBride, Richmond VA

2016

 Abend Gallery,Contemporary Figuration, Denver CO

Lovetts Gallery,The Cauldron, Tulsa OK

2015

RJD GalleryWomen Painting Women: The Stories we Tell, Sag Harbor NY

2014

RJD Gallery, Veiled Visions, Two Person show with Adrienne Stein, Sag Harbor NY

Principle Gallery, Women Painting Women, Charleston SC

2013

Townsend Atelier, Women Painting Women, Featured Artist, Chattanooga TN

Eric Schindler Gallery, Love Songs: New Paintings and Drawings by Mary Chiaramonte, Richmond VA