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Mara McWilliams
Artist Resume

Publications:

Selected Exhibitions:

  • 2005, Expressions 1, Billy DeFrank Center, San Jose, CA
  • 2005, Spouse for Life -- A Wedding Album, Billy DeFrank Center, San Jose, CA
  • 2005, Spouses for Life -- A Wedding Album, San Francisco City Hall
  • 2005, Intensity, Offices of Cynthia Luce, Atherton, CA
  • 2004, Spouses for Life -- A Wedding Album, San Francisco City Hall
  • 2004, Phantom Galleries, San Jose, CA
  • 2004, Intensity, Offices of Dr. Luce, Atherton, CA
  • 2001, Thank You Troops, Starbucks Coffee, San Jose, CA
  • 2001, Thank You Troops, Sandwich Mill, San Jose, CA

Commissions:

  • Recovery”, commissioned by Logansport State Hospital, Logansport, IN for a hospital memorial.

Collections:

  • Purple Abstract, private collection, Kirkland, WA
  • Tranquil Lake, private collection, San Jose, CA
  • Abstract Landscape, private collection, Easton, MD
  • Fairy, private collection, Easton, MD
  • Lovers 6, private collection, Easton, MD
  • Nude in Prayer, private collection, Easton, MD
  • Abstract Flag Yellow Ribbons, private collection, San Jose, CA
  • Drooping Flower, private collection, San Jose, CA
  • Inside a Woman, private collection, Sunnyvale, CA
  • All Women, private collection, San Jose, CA
  • US Abstract Flag, private collection, Clarksville, TN
  • US Abstract Flag, private collection, Fallon, NV
  • Continuity, private collection, Albuquerque, NM
  • Fall Landscape, private collection, Sumner, WA
  • Beauty of Motherhood, private collection, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Mauve Motion, private collection, San Jose, CA
  • Pink, private collection, San Jose, CA
  • Lovers II, private collection, Edison, NJ
  • Lovers III, (Donation to BACW)
  • Medicinal, (Donation to NORML)

Bibliography:

  • Atkins, Lacy. “Battle Over Same-Sex Marriage” photo. San Francisco Chronicle, 23 February 2004, page 1A.
  • Berger, Noah. “Second Class Citizen”. Associated Press, August 12, 2994
  • Michalec, Kristin. “Student's Book Details Struggles with Bipolar Disorder”. West Valley Norseman, 12 May 2003, Issue #47, page 8.
  • McWilliams, Serena. “News from Rainbow Married”. The Rainbow Reader, September 2004, Volume VIII, Issue No. 4,page 1.
  • Appeared in the documentary “Journals”, Monica Daniels, 2004
  • Appeared in the documentary “I Will, I Do, We Did”, Roland Torres, 2004
  • Personal interview by Karina Rusk of ABC News 7, helping Katrina Victims through Art and Technology, September 2005
  • Personal interview by Dr. John Rizolo of The Labyrinth,
  • Catholic Charities, interviewed
  • Personal interview by Sue Veldkamp, The Bright Sede Organization, “Talking Bipolar”

Art Inclusion in:

  • Oliwenstein, Lori. Psychology Today Here to Help -- Taming Bipolar Disorder. New York, Penguin Group, 2004. Bipolar Parenting, Mara McWilliams, pg. 293.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Pacific Art Collective, California