MEET THE ARTIST

  RECENT AND PAST ACTIVITIES:
Conroe Art League fund raiser - 2021 Lucky Bat Gallery, Huntsville Oct 2020
VAA Invitational exhibit, 1200 Smith - June 2015
Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Print Matters, July 2015
Galerie Spectra monthly show 2015
One Woman Show Dua Gallery, August 2014
One Woman Show Hungry gallery Oct. 2013,
One Woman Show St. Luke Methodist Church, February 2013
Houston Art Crawl, JoMar Vision, November 2012
One Woman Show "Windows to my Soul" Total Plaza, 1201 Louisiana, Oct.Nov. 2011
Greater Houston Builders Association, June 11&12, 2011
Community Artists Collective, March 2011
Houston Modern Market art by design, April 2011
Watson Gallery March show2011
Lamprose Gallery March - Oct. 2011
Apocalypto Spacetaker, March 2010
Studio in the Woods "Just Figures" March 2010
H Gallery Photo show, Jan. 2010
1 Allen Center solo show, Feb. 2010
Art on the Avenue, Nov. 2009
Elder Street Gallery shows, 2008-09
Perez Gallery exhibits, 2009
3 Allen Center, one woman exhibit, May 2009
Springfest, old town spring Feb. 2005-10
Pearl Fincher Art Museum solo show, "Landscapes from my mind" March 2009
Kingwood College exhibition "Mindful Images" Feb.2009
Winterstreet Art Market, 2007-09
Culture Shapers , mixed media juror, 260 entries, 2008-El09
gave monotype workshop, Conroe, Texas, Jan. 18, 2008
gave monotype demonstration Tomball Art League, Feb 9, 2008
Pearl Fincher Art Museum, Spring, Texas - committee for student art competition March 2008-10
SPRINGFEST Art Festival, Old Town Spring,Tx - 2005-10
Mercer Arboretum March Mart, Humble, Tx - 2006-09
Pearl Fincher Art Museum, Spring, Texas - Educational activities chairman conducting a hands on workshop for children - April 19, 2008
Midtown Art Festival, April 2008,09
Woodlands Market Street Art Festival,2007-10
 MaryAnn Lucas has been studying and practicing art since the late 1960’s. She currently belongs to and participates in the Watercolor Art Society of Houston, Visual Art Alliance, First Frontier Collage Society, Art League of Houston, and Lone Star Art Guild art shows, winning various ribbons and awards at each. She is past President of Visual Arts Alliance, Northwest Art League and "Lone Star Art Guild" which is an organization representing approximately 15 Art groups located throughout Southeast Texas. She has held numerous other positions with all of these organizations.  MaryAnn has an intense love of art, which she expresses and promotes through her continuous support of these organizations.

Her studying has consisted of taking courses at formal educational institutions as well as specialized tutorial sessions with various experts.Mary Ann is a firm believer that "practice is the best learning tool", and this has enabled her to become proficient in a variety of medium. For several years she has conducted workshops and given demonstrations of her art techniques in Houston and surrounding towns. She also donates numerous pieces of her work each year to various worthwhile charity auctions.

She has participated in the Houston Art Crawl, Bayou City art festival, Houston International, Woodlands, Conroe, Kingwood, Galveston and Heights art festivals over the years. Her work has made its way to various states across this country and Europe. She has also been associated with numerous galleries over the years. 

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS PAST AND PRESENT:

CONROE ART LEAGUE, Conroe, Texas, PEARL FINCHER ART MUSEUM Gift Shop, Houston, Texas,LAMPROSE GALLERY, WOODLANDS, Texas,CDI GIFT AND ART GALLERY, HUMBLE, TEXAS, SQUARE MOON GALLERY, Ruidoso, NM, MISC. GALLERY, Hemphill, Texas, GARDEN OF THE DRAGONFLY, Main Street, Old Town Spring, Texas, NATIONAL ART, Houston, Texas, WOODLANDS ART LEAGUE, Woodlands, Texas

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & ONE WOMAN SHOWS

 

COMMISSIONS:
 
Harris County Precinct 4, Community Center, Huffman, Texas 2003
MesoAmerican Society, Meso American Map - 12 feet x 16 feet - 1998
Numerous private party portraits and paintings

FEATURED ARTIST on Channel 11's Great Day Houston, March 3-7, 2008 
FEATURED ARTIST in the Heights Pages Magazine Fall 2005 
FEATURED ARTIST ON FOX CHANNEL 26: August 23 - 27, 2004
NAMED MONTGOMERY COUNTY WOMAN OF DISTINCTION-1996

Has participated in numerous fund raisers including:
Art on the Avenue, Low income housing, 2006-20
Pearl Fincher Art Museum art auction- 2006-20
Texas Accountants & amp; Lawyers for the Arts - 2002-2013
Friends & amp; Neighbors of 1960 -  1999 - 2020
Make a Wish Foundation - 2009-11
Northwest Ministries - 2008-13
Children's Miracle Network, 2008-10
Breast cancer research, 2008-09
Arthritis Foundation, Sept. 2010
San Jose clinic, April 2008-20
Interfaith, woodlands, March 2009
Watercolor Art Society Houstn - 2006-2020
Mercer Arboretum March mart - 2007-09
Shriner's Burn Center, Galveston, Texas 2006
Spacetaker.org, Houston, Texas 2006-2020
Heights Association - 2004-2006
Starlight Gala (cancer research) - 2005
Aids Research  - 2005
Cypress Creek Museum of Fine Art - Aug. 2004,06 
Breast Cancer Research - 2003,05
Cattlemen's Ball cancer research - 2003
1960 Playhouse - 1999-2001
American Society of Interior Design - 1998-01

Participated in numerous exhibitions including:
Conroe Art league
Woodland's art league
AAW shows -2013
JoMar Vision shows - 2012
Community Artists Collective, March 2011
Women's show, Woodstock, Ill. April '11
Nude Nite, orlando, Fla. - March '11
Artist's Collective - March '11
Jack Meier Gallery Emerging artist  Feb.'11
Visual Arts Alliance International- 2010-20
Watercolor Society of Houston International 2010-20
ART CAR MUSEUM, Heights Blvd. "Texas Green" Show '09
3 Allen Center, solo show, May 2009
Pearl Fincher solo show, "Landscapes from my mind" March 2009
Kingwood College exhibition "Mindful Images" Feb.2009
Elder Street Gallery, 2008-09
Watercolor Society of Houston International 2009
VAA member show Oct. 2008-09
Artist's Collective "of women" June 2008
Elder Street Gallery Christmas show - Dec. 2007
Elder Street Gallery "One" show - Aug. 2007
Gallery M2 Light exhibit 2007
Kingwood College All Media competition 2007
Gallery M2 figures exhibit 2006
Spring Art league, Spring, Texas 2006
Houston City Comptroller group show 07-08
Houston City Comptroller solo show 06
First Frontier Collage Society, Austin, Texas 2004-06
Garden of the Dragonfly, featured artist, Old Town Spring, Texas 2006
Mercer Arboretum Texas Botanic and Wildlife Art Exhibit, Spring, Texas
North Harris College, Houston, 2000 - 2007
Visual Arts Alliance International, Houston 
Watercolor Society of Houston Membership show 04-10
N. C. U. Wearable Art, Sumpter, N. Carolina 
First Colony Collage Society, Austin, Texas
Lonestar Art Guild, Houston
Houston Civic Art Association
Northwest Art League, Houston
Woodlands Art League, Houston
Featured artist: Mackenzie Gallery, Old Town Spring, Texas
Mixed Bag Gallery, Houston
Davinci Art Gallery, Tomball
DeSola Art Gallery, Spring, Texas
Cassies Gallery, Sugarland, Texas
Sims Gallery, Houston, Texas
Teddy's Tearoom Gallery, Spring, Texas

Has had 45 one woman shows
Participates in Houston Art Crawl, Springfest; Art Festival, Woodlands Market Street Art festival,
Midtown Art Festival, Bayou City Art Festival, Kingwood art festival, Richmond Art Festival,
First Saturday in the Heights Festival, Artoberfest Galveston, Conroe Art on the square

All art work is available for purchase. Contact me at malucasart@malucasart.com for details.

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