Mary Anne Cataldi, Professional Artist Visual Arts, Film Animation & Computer Illustration Teacher Mary Anne Cataldi holds a Type 10, K-12 Visual Arts Teaching License in both Indiana and Illinois and a K-12 Arts, AV, and Communications License in Computer Illustration & Graphics in Indiana. Mary Anne earned her BFA from Earlham College, Teaching Certificate from Loyola University, and Masters in Education from Purdue University. Additional fine art, animation, and computer illustration courses have been completed at the University of Chicago (portraiture), the American Academy of Art (life drawing), the Art Institute of Houston (Commercial Design), Chicago’s Hubbard Street Digital Boot Camp (film animation), and independent oneon-one training in Flash, Photoshop, and Illustrator with professionals in the field of Film Animation and Illustration. Mary Anne originally studied art and biology intending to become a Medical Illustrator. Study on a foreign exchange program in Rodez, FRANCE and work as a graphic artist in Rome ITALY changed her career ambitions. Painting, drawing, exhibiting, and teaching have become the main focus of her life. Mary Anne resides in Chicago where she paints professionally.
Scholarships, Grants, Professional Demonstrations Dubrow Art Scholarship TA Kleckner Travel Scholarship Foreign Exchange Program (FRANCE) Distinguished Teacher Award, 2012, 2013, 2014 State Presenter, “The Art of Technology; The Technology of Art” (2010, 2011) Target Teacher Star Scholarship East Chicago Fine Arts Mini-Grant Recipient (multiple times) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Eli Lilly Creativity Fellowship Recipient Coca-Cola Educator of the Month Established Central High School’s “Cardinal Creations” Gallery Sponsored Gifted Art Club, Mural Club, Anime Club and Film Animation Club Member (former) of Gallery 203, Chicago(www.gallery203.com); numerous years Arts Alive Demonstrator, Women’s League, Evanston, IL (2001, -02, -03) Focus on the Arts, Artist Participant, Highland Park, IL (2001, 2003) Art Director of 8 SCEC Murals and 1 Tile Mosaic Artist Demonstrator, National Art Products Convention, (NAMPTA), Navy Pier, Chicago (2002), and at Hyatt Regency (2003)
Exhibitions MA Cataldi Studio, (International Women’s Show; Chicago Artists Month), Bloomingdale Arts Building, Chicago, 2012 MA Cataldi Studio, Bloomingdale Arts Building, Chicago 2004, 2005, 2013 smART Shows, Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, IL, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Gallery 203, Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, IL 1994 – 2010 Karma Beauty & Art Salon, Chicago, IL (solo), 2003 North Halsted Market Days, Chicago, IL (outside show), 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Bucktown Arts Festival, Chicago, IL (outside show), 1998, 2000 Around the Coyote, Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, IL, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001,2002, 2003, 2004 Red Minnow Gallery, 1579 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL, 1996, 1997, 1998 Woman Made Gallery, 4646 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL (members show), 1996 Mountain Moving Coffeehouse, Winter Exhibit, Chicago, IL (group), 1997, 1998, 2001 Elmhurst City Centre Arts Festival, Elmhurst, IL (outside show), 1997 Off-the-Street Fest, the Century, Clark & Diversey, Chicago, IL (group), 1997 John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN (group), 1996 Lopez Gallery, “International women’s Day Exhibit”, Wicker Park, Chicago, IL (group), 1996, 1997 Oak Park Cultural Arts Festival, 104 S. Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL (outside show), 1993, 1995 Douglas Dawson Gallery, 341 W. Superior, Chicago, IL (“The Arts of Politics/ The Politics of Art” Exhibition), River North, Chicago, IL, (group), 1993 Woman Wild Gallery, 5237 N. Clark, Chicago, IL (Andersonville Art Walk), 1993 Piazza Navonna, Rome, ITALY, 1997 Heights Festival, Heights Blvd., Houston, TX (outside show), 1986 Westheimer Art Fair, Montrose, Houston, TX (outside show), 1985 Brown Gallery, Houston, TX (group), 1986 Dramatika Gallery, 3224 Yoakum, Houston, TX (group), 1986 Womynspace Gallery, 2033 Norfolk, Houston, TX (solo), 1985 Leeds Gallery, Earlham College, Richmond, IN (solo), 1981 Lectures “Forgotten Women Artists”, Lecture & Slide Presentation, First Unitarian Church, Houston, TX “The Sistine Cleanup: Agony or Ecstasy”, Lecture & Slide Presentation, Loyola University, Chicago, IL