1408 Georgia NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 
  (505) 268–1100 
  mcn50@comcast.net
  www.marycarrollnelsonstrataluz.com

 

 

EDUCATION

University of New Mexico, MA Art Education, 1963
Further Graduate studies, 1969–1970 
Barnard College, Columbia University, BA Fine Arts, 1950

 

LISTINGS

Who's Who in American Art, 1978–2013
Who's Who in America, 2000–2014
Who's Who in American Women, 1979–2011
Who's Who in the West, 1980–2002
Who's Who in the World, 2008

 

ARTIST

Symbolic mixed media, dimensional, layered paintings

 

 

2014
Masterworks, Carol Bryant Creativity Award; Who Is God? Museo Contempo, Olympia WA

 

2013
Designated Local Treasure by the Albuquerque Art Business Association; Exploring Space Through Time, A Retrospective, Weyrich Gallery; Masterworks Miniatures, Honorable Mention, Albuquerque, NM; Who is God? IV, Olympia, WA

 

2012
The Omega and the Alpha, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM; New Mexico Enchants, Hilltop Art Gallery, Ashland, OR; Masterworks Miniatures, Judge’s works displayed

 

2011
BECA, International Exhibition of New Art + New Design, Albuquerque, NM; Masterworks, Albuquerque, NM; Mining the Unconscious, Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Treasures in Time, New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair Keynote Exhibit, Albuquerque, NM; Alchemists, Bright Rain, Open Mind Space, Albuquerque, NM; Unity, Unitarian Church, Albuquerque, NM; Beneath the Surface, Macy Center, NM Tech U, Socorro, NM

 

2009
Beyond the I, From the Personal to the Cosmic, Arts Alliance, Albuquerque, NM; Masterworks Miniatures, Bardean Award, Albuquerque, NM

 

2008
Second Award, Masterworks Minatures, Albuquerque, NM; Illumination, Fort Myers, FL

 

2007
Exploring Multiple Dimensions, The New Mexico Experience, The Albuquerque Museum, Masterworks, Minatures, Albuquerque, NM

 

2006
Rock, Paper, Scissor, Art Center at Fuller Lodge, Los Alamos, NM; Soul Shrines, NMSU Corbett Center, Las Cruces, NM; Art of Space, Museum of Fine Arts, Las Cruces, NM; Making Connections, San Rafael, CA; ¡Celibracíon!, Albuquerque, NM; Connections, We Are All One, Lexington, KY

 

2005
Masterworks, Albuquerque, NM; Honoree, Get the Lead Out, Los Alamos, NM

 

2004
Masterworks/Miniatures, Albuquerque, NM; first award, A Colored Pencil Panorama, Albuquerque, NM; Bravos Award for Excellence in Art, Albuquerque Arts Alliance, 2004.

 

2003
Masterworks/Miniatures, Albuquerque, NM; Originals 2003—Traces of the Journey, New Mexico Women in the Arts, Albuquerque Museum, NM; Pencil Premier, Albuquerque, NM; Fire in the Heart, Ashland, OR.

 

2002
Dartmouth St. Gallery 20th Anniversary Show, Albuquerque, NM; Expressions of Creation, Chico, CA; Landscape and Memory, Sedona Art Center, AZ.

 

2001
Shadow and Light, S. Broadway Cultural Ctr, Albuquerque, NM; Selections from the Society of Layerists in Multi–Media, U of CO Colorado Springs, CO; Tides of Change, Rockport Ctr for the Arts, TX; Earth Spirit, Miami U, Oxford, OH.

 

2000

Layerists in Multi-Media/Affirming Wholeness, Weyrich Gallery, NM; The Artist as Shaman, FL; The Birth of Wisdom, NM and Gordes, France; Alchemy, NJ and CT; Musings for the Millennium, OH.

 

1999

Bridging Time & Space, the Power of Image and Word, CA.

 

1998

Agora Gallery, NYC; Celtic Connections, MA.

 

1997

Guardian Spirits, Marlborough, England; Milagros Pequeños, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, NM. Honorée, ¡Magnifico!, Albuquerque, NM, 1997.

 

1994

The Layered Perspective, Walton Arts Center and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR; Crossings, Bradford College, MA, CO, NM, CT.

 

1992

Art is for Healing & The Universal Link, U of TX Health Science Ctr, San Antonio, TX.

 

1991

Layering, A Gathering of Voices, Marin County Civic Center Art Gallery, San Rafael, CA; Layering, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, NM.

 

1990

Lightworks, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM; The Artist as Shaman, Cleveland; Layering Level to Level, Coshocton, OH.

 

1987

New Mexico '87: A Fine Arts Competition, New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts; Layering/Connecting, Zanesville, OH and Wheeling, WV.

 

PUBLICATION OF ARTWORKS

EXPLORING SPACE THROUGH TIME: A RETROSPECTIVE, catalogue, 2013
A 30 YEAR CELEBRATION, TAOS, NEW MEXICO 2012, THE SOCIETY OF LAYERISTS IN MULTI–MEDIA, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL, November, 2011
ALBUQUERQUE ARTS, March, 2011
VISUAL jOURNEYS, ART OF THE 21ST CENTURY, 2010
CROP CIRCLES: THE ART OF OUR TIME, 2007
THE ART OF LAYERING: MAKING CONNECTIONS, 2004
CELEBRATE YOUR CREATIVE SELF, Mary Todd Beam, 2002
THE HEALING POWER OF ART, Barbara Ganim, 1999
BRIDGING TIME & SPACE, ESSAYS ON LAYERED ART, 1998
ARTIS SPECTRUM, vol. 11/4, 1998
REVIEW, THE CRITICAL STATE OF VISUAL ART IN NEW YORK, June 1998
GALLERY GUIDE, ART NOW, NYC, June–July, 1998
PRIME TIME, Albuquerque, May, 1998
ONE SOURCE, SACRED JOURNEYS, Gary Markowitz, 1997
COLLECTOR'S GUIDE, ALBUQUERQUE, 1995
CREATIVE COLLAGE TECHNIQUES, Nita Leland and Virginia Lee Williams, 1994
CONTEMPORARY WORK IN COLLAGE, Gerald Brommer, 1994
LAYERING, AN ART OF TIME AND SPACE, 1991
LAYERING, video, 1990
WATERCOLOR AND COLLAGE WORKSHOP, Gerald Brommer, 1988
AMERICAN ARTIST, 1986, 1991

 

FOUNDER

The Society of Layerists in Multi–Media (SLMM), 1982, a national network of artists who express a sense of holism.

 

CURATOR

ARTISTS OF THE SPIRIT, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR, 1994 

SHRINES AND SACRED PLACES, Keynote Exhibition, New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair, 1988

LAYERING, AN ART OF TIME AND SPACE, Albuquerque Museum, 1985

 

JUROR

Rio Grande Art Association, 2013, Judge; Masterworks Miniatures, 2012, Judge; Masterworks, 2005; One Percent for Art, Selection Jury, San Mateo Park Wall, 2000–2001; New Mexico Art League Small Paintings Exhibition, Judge, 1999; New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair; New Mexico State Fair Professional Exhibition, 1999; Five Counties Juried Show, Roswell, NM; ARTFest, Santa Fe Festival of the Arts "Introductions"; 50th Anniversary AMERICAN ARTIST, National Art Competition, 1986; Metro Albuquerque High School Art Competition, Selection Jury One Percent for Art, Selection Jury Presbyterian Hospital, Taos Open, 1992.

 

CIVIC

Albuquerque Arts Board, 1984—1988, Chairperson, 1987—1988
Mentor, Celebrate Youth, eight years

 

SPEAKER

presenter, Crop Circles, International Association for New Science, Ft. Collins, CO, 2001; National; panelist, Conference Association of Art Therapists, 2001, Albuquerque; Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH, 1986, 1987; Elderhostel; Lecturer, Albuquerque Museum, 1985, 1986; New Mexico Art League, Univ. of New Mex. Continuing Educ., lecturer; Harwood Foundation, Southwest Art History Conference, Moderator, 1987; Harvard–Radcliff Symposium, New Mexico Landscape, Taos, 1984.

 

COORDINATOR

EXPLORING MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS, 25th Anniversary of SLMM, Albuquerque, NM 2007; THE BIRTH OF WISDOM, Taos, 2000; ARTISTS OF THE SPIRIT, Fayetteville, AR, 1994; symposium, Consultant–Coordinator, AFFIRMING WHOLENESS, THE ART EXPERIENCE, A Symposium sponsored by SLMM in cooperation with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1992; ART AND HEALING, A Conference sponsored by AMERICAN ARTIST, SLMM, and the Robert Lee Blaffer Trust, New Harmony, IN, 1990; SLMM Tours to Mexico, 1996; England, 1997; and Spain, 2003.

 

EDUCATOR

Taught first grade, elementary art and remedial reading, 23 years

 

LINKS

E–mail: mcn50@comcast.net

 

INTERNET

www.amazon.com —search under author’s name 
www.slmm.org —link to artist’ page 
www.dsg–art.com —Dartmouth Street Gallery—link to Artists, then to Mary Carroll Nelson for images and bio

 Mary Carroll Nelson 

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