Born

Colombia, South America

Recent Solo

Exhibitions


2014 Mary Day, One Person Exhibit, Florence Mill Gallery, Omaha, NE
2014 Nebraska Now: Mary Day, Installation FLOW, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
2012 Mary Day, Sunderland Gallery, St. Cecilia's Cathedral, Omaha, NE
2011 Mary Day, Process, Moving Gallery, Omaha, NE
2010 Mary Day, Sustenance, Gallery 616, Omaha, NE
2010 Mary Day, Construct,. Kimmel Harding Nelson Gallery, Nebraska City, NE
2010 Mary Day, Scaffolding, Fred Simon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE
2008 Mary Day, Blue Barn Theater Gallery, Omaha, NE
2006 Mary Day, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE

Recent Group

Exhibitions


2015 "Maiz" El Museo Latino, Omaha, NE and the Museo de la Filatelia in Oaxaca, Mexico
2015 Cathedral Artist Invitational, Sunderland Gallery, St. Cecilia's Cathedral, Omaha, NE
2015 Al-Mutanabbi "Absence and Presence" Print Project
2014 Lux Art Center Auction, Lincoln, NE
2013 "The Whole Pie and A Slice of Life" Asian Pacific Cultural Center and the Luggage Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013 "Fashion and Art One Night Event" Garmet District Boutique, Shops at Legacy, Omaha, NE
2013 "Life Line" Student Mentor Exhibit, Kent Bellows Studio, Omaha, NE
2013 "As She Sees It, A Group Show" Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE
2013 "From Here to There: Parallel Trajectories" , Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University-Camden, Camden, NJ
2013 "Made in Omaha" Group Exhibition, College of St. Mary, Omaha, NE
2013 Omaha Entertainment Award Nominees Group Exhibit, Hot Shops, Omaha, NE
2012 "From the Matrix", Group Print Exhibit, Hot Shops, Omaha, NE
2012 Bemis 2012 Auction, Bemis Center, Omaha, NE
2011 Exquisite Elevens collaborative show, Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, NE
2011 Bemis 2011 Auction, Bemis Center, Omaha
2011 Another Nebraska: Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellows, Bemis Center. Omaha, NE
2011 Omaha Entertainment Award Nominees Group Exhibit, Hot Shops, Omaha, NE
2010 Emerging Terrain Group Silo Project, Omaha, NE
2010 Two Person Exhibit, Highland Community College, Highland, Kansas
2010 Kentler International Drawing Space, Benefit Auction, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Bemis 2010 Auction, Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska
2009 Foodbank/Potluck Group Show, Hot shops, Omaha, NE
2009 Bemis 2009 Auction, Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska
2009 Mark Makers Drawing Today Group Exhibit, Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE
2009 Kentler International Drawing Space, Benefit Auction, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Studio 208 Life Drawing Group Show, Hot Shops, Omaha, NE
2008 Sophisticated Children Group Show, Nicholas Street Gallery, Omaha, NE
2008 Bemis 2008 Auction, Bemis Art Project, Omaha, Nebraska
2008 Modern Arts Midwest, Drawing Invitational, Curated by Norman Geske
2008 Three-Person Exhibit, Norfolk Art Center, Norfolk, NE
2007 Bemis Contemporary Projects, Three-Person Exhibit, Omaha, NE
2007 Bemis 2007 Auction, Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska
2007 Summer Group Exhibit, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2007 Four-Person Exhibit,  Peru State College, Peru, NE
2007 Four-Person Exhibit,  Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE

Bibliography



Sally Deskins, "A Delicate Measure", The Reader,Omaha, Nebraska,April 27, 2012
Michael Joe Krainak, "Another Nebraska", The Reader,Omaha, Nebraska,February 11, 2011
Michael Joe Krainak, "Metal of Honor", The Reader,Omaha, Nebraska,February 3, 2011
NET Nebraska, Friday Live, NET Radio Interview, September 10, 2010
Michael Joe Krainak, ";Aerial Support", The Reader,Omaha, Nebraska,February 24, 2010
Michael Joe Krainak, "Making Their Mark", The City Weekly, Omaha, Nebraska,January 9-15, 2008
L. Kent Wolgamott, "Last Chance to catch "Drawing'", Lincoln Star Journal, Lincoln, Nebraska, January 27, 2008
Michael Joe Krainak, "A Marriage of Opposites", The City Weekly, Omaha, Nebraska,September 21- 27, 2005
Suzanne Arney, "Mary Day: Process of the Unknown", Her magazine, Omaha, Nebraska, October, 2005

Education



1975 M.F.A. Painting, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
1973 B.A. Art History and Photography, Florida State University,Tallahassee, Florida (cum laude))

Experience



2004-1977 Instructor, Department of Visual Technology, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
1985-1987 Adjunct Faculty, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, Life Drawing
2011-2012 Contributing Writer, Art Reviews The Reader

Artist Residencies and Workshops



2010 Artist Residency, Kimmel Nelson Harding, Nebraska City, Nebraska
2009 Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop
2007 Multiple block woodcut, Endi Poskovic, Bemis Workshop
2004 Moku Hanga Japanese woodcut, April Vollmer, Frogman's Press, Vermillion, SD
2004 "Relief Printing on a Vandercook Press", Denise Brady, Bradypress, Omaha, NE
1995 Artist Residency, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
1993 Artist Residency, La Rectoria Contemporary Art Center, Barcelona, Spain
1992 Participant, Frans Masareel Center, Kasterlee, Belgium

Awards



2012Omaha Entertainment Award-Best Solo Show
2011 Omaha Entertainment Award-Best 3-D Artist
2010 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship

Commission


2005 "Conversation with Roberta", Memorial Sculpture Installation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Collections


University of Nebraska Omaha CEC Collection, Omaha, NE
Highland Community College, Highland, KS
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
Richman Gordman, Omaha, NE
Sheldon Memorial Gallery, Lincoln, NE
The Pillsbury Collection, Saint Paul, MN
University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Addams, Howe, and Zoss Law Firm, Des Moines, IA
Integrated Marketing Services, Omaha, NE