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Marian L. O'Connell      Artist, Printmaker


Selected Exhibitions and Awards:

~ Elected Artists Exhibition, Mystic Art Center, CT
~ Center for Contemporary Printmaking 10th Biennial International Miniature Print
Exhibition, The Legion Paper Purchase Award and three Honorable Mentions, Norwalk, CT

~ Newport Annual Members Show, Newport Art Museum
~ Bristol Library Show, RI
Boston Printmakers Show Palate to Plate, Newport Art Museum, RI
~ 58th Regional Mystic Arts Center
~ Art League of Rhodes Island Annual Members show, Attleborro Museum, MA
~ The Printmakers of Cape Cod, Small Works, Falmouth, MA

~ Boston Printmakers North American Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston
~ Copley Society of Art, “Award of Merit”, Small Works, Boston
~ Thirteenth Anniversary Art League of Rhode Island Exhibition, Providence Art Club, RI
~ Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 117thAnnual Exhibit, New York
~ 9th Biennial International Miniature Print Competition at the Center for Contemporary
Printmaking, Norwich, CT,
All three entriesMystic Art Center 57th Regional Show, CT, Louise Forest Gibson Prizefor “Winter Landscapes”
~ Wickford Members Show, RI, First Prize

~ Newport Annual Members Show, Honorable, RI
~ Twelfth Anniversary Exhibition of the Art League of Rhode Island Jamestown Art Center and every year since the First Founding Show
~ The National Association of Women Artists 123rd Annual, Florence B Andresen Memorial Award for Works on Paper At the Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery, NY
Three person show at Spring Bull Gallery all of November, Newport, RI

~ Artists Books and Etchings, solo show at the Newport Art Museum, RI
~ The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial, Danforth Art Museum, Material Award, in 2009 held at 808 Gallery, Boston University, Two Patron and Purchase Awards, also in1999, MA

~ The Boston Printmakers Members Show, thINK, traveling show through 2012, MA
~ Solo show at East Greenwich Art Gallery, RI

~ Newport Annual Members Show, Newport Art Museum, Best in Show and the Newport Art Museum Award, RI
~ Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club's 113th Annual Exhibit; Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze  Medal Of Honor in 2005; the Leonard J Meiselman Memorial Award in 2003; and Corporate Awards in 1994 and 1995; and four other years, NYC

~ National Association of Women in the Arts’, 119th Annual Exhibition at Goggle Works, Reading, PA
~ 52nd Regional, Mystic Artscenter, Joseph Gaultieri Prize, and Honorable in 2003, CT
~ Awarded membership in the Boston Printmakers, MA

~ National Museum of Women in the Arts, Fall Benefit, Washington, DC
~ Mill Brook Gallery’s Monotype Guild of New England show, Honorable, Concord, NH
~ Narragansett Art Festival, First in Graphics, RI
~ Faxon Center Gallery, (two person show), Falmouth, MA

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~ Coming of Age: Monotype Guild of New England 20th Anniversary Portfolio, traveling exhibit selected by Joann Moser,
~ Senior Curator, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, in 2009 it was put in the permanent print collection of the Boston Public Library
~ Cape Cod Printmakers Annual, Cape Cod Museum, MA
~ Mystic Outdoor Festival, Second in Graphics; also Second in Graphics in 2004; and First Place in Graphics in 2003, CT
~ Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Second in Graphics, MA
~ Wickford Members Show, First Place, RI

~ Art of the Ocean State, Wickford Art Association, Second, RI
~ Copley Society Spring Members Show, Boston, MA

~ The Art of the Printmaker, (nine RI printmakers), Bristol Art Museum, RI
~ Paperworks Open Juried Exhibition, Providence Art Club, RI
~ Narragansett Art Festival, Best in Show, RI
~ The Canal Gallery, One of a Kind Show, Second, Holyoke, MA

~ Copley Printmakers Show, (eight printmakers), Boston, MA
~ DeBlois Gallery, (two person show), Newport, RI
~ Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

~ Inspired by the Land, National Association of Women Artists, Attleborro Museum, MA

~ Monotype Guild of New England Show, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
~ Open Printmaking and Sculpture Exhibit, Providence Art Club, RI
~ National Association of Women Artists, Bristol Art Museum, RI

~ 26th Annual Winter Juried Show at the Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
~ Newport Art Museum Thirteenth Annual Members’ Juried Show, First in Printmaking, RI

~ Open Juried Competition sponsored by Fidelity Investments at the Providence Art Club
~ Boston Printmakers North American Print Exhibition, 808 Gallery, Boston University, MA

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~ Newport Art Museum Eleventh Annual Members’ Show, First in Printmaking, RI

~ National Association of Women Artists Traveling Printmaking Exhibition, NYC

~ First International Miniature Print Exhibit, GraphicArts Center, Norwalk, CT

~ The Art of the Printmaker, (eight printmakers) Happy White Gallery, Barrington, RI

~ Eighteenth Annual Non-Members Juried Exhibition, Salmagundi Art Exhibition, and Certificate of Merit in 1992, NYC
~ Mystic Art Association Annual Regional Exhibition, First in Works on Paper, CT

~ New England Exhibition Open, Cape Cod Art Association, Second in Graphics, MA
~ Narragansett Art Festival, Best in Show, RI
~ International Silvermine Print Biennial, New Canaan, CT

~ Albany National Open Competitive Exhibition, Merit Award, Albany, NY
~ Allied Artists of America, 78th Annual Exhibition, New York City

~ Japan/Rhode Island Exchange Exhibit, Exhibitor Award, RI Watercolor Society

~ Adirondacks National, Old Forge, NY
~ Beth El Art Exhibit, The Watercolor Award, West Hartford, CT

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Selected Collections

Bartley Associates, Portland, ME
Data Packing, Somerset, MA
Newport Art Museum, RI
Newport Savings & Loan Assoc., Middletown, RI
Newport Hospital, RI
People's Bank, Westminster Mall, Providence, RI
Virginia Lynch Gallery, RI
oston Public Library, print collection, MA
Albany Print Club, Print Collection, NY

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