Hrbacek, Queen Connected 2016
hrbacek_reach-for-it
hrbacek_fierce-affection
hrbacek_a-secret
hrbacek-woman-withheld
Mary Hrbacek, _Message Received,_ acryli
Hrbacek, Baby Luv, 40 x 40_ 72
hrbacek_woman-withheld
hrbacek_two-in-one
13100835_1569686993047757_55118349596912
13177883_1569686966381093_41063251568532
13173938_1569684703047986_10741857615369
On My Back & Split Decision VC fb
Right Side VC fb
back corner VConnections fb
Back RM VC fb
13179313_1572453172771139_76966717601319
13238871_1572453136104476_65392243487517
13237755_1572452936104496_54921153048048
13239083_1572452992771157_31224796384749
13239183_1572452849437838_58275248523704
13177898_1572452699437853_17890436559203
13177905_1572453279437795_20896537120130
13133138_1572452769437846_22867730439118
13177873_1572452892771167_25983450374704
13177542_1572453219437801_54407044545268
13092095_1572453089437814_69646909782426
13177442_1569687239714399_71397569882851
13178622_1569687376381052_28914943796907
13164476_1569687439714379_80104686151527
13124885_1569758596373930_47573223354348
Mary Hrbacek  & Baby Luv fb
13179320_1569687126381077_70984797105149
13103362_1572453049437818_55501357497289
13166060_1572452799437843_20656438413948
Mary Hrbacek

EDUCATION

M.S. Adelphi University, NYC, Magna Cum Laude                            

B.S. University of Dayton, OH                            

San Francisco Art Institute, CA, Painting                            

FIT, Certificate                            

The Art Students League of New York

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017  PARIS KOH FINE ARTS, "The Painted Veil, that those who live call life: Mary Hrbacek,"
2016  GALLERY D'ARTE, "Vital Connections, New Works by Mary Hrbacek," 
2016 107 WEST, “World Trees”
2015  CREON GALLERY, NYC, "Life Before Life" 
2013  CREON GALLERY, NYC, “Peopled Forest of My Mind” 
2011  CREON GALLERY, NYC, "Entwined"
2009  CREON GALLERY, NYC, "Icons" 
2006  ROGER SMITH ARTS, NYC, "World Tree Series - Drawings" 
2002  PROGRESSIVE GALLERY AT THE WELL, NYC
2001  FLORA DANICA GALERIE, "Metamorphoses"

1999  TRENTON CITY MUSEUM, "Invitationals at Ellarslies" 
1992  POSITIVELY 104TH STREET, NYC, "Southwest Landscapes," NYC
1989  ADELPHI MANHATTAN CENTER GALLERIES, Urban Center, " Landscapes"
            

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017  ANNA KUSTERA GALLERY, "A Call To Action" 
           LAZY SUSAN GALLERY, "Points of View"
           GWANGHWAMUN INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL, Seoul, Republic of Korea
           METRO PICTURES, "Postcards from the Edge," Visual Aids Benefit, NYC
           GALLERY D'ARTE, "Highlights," Chelsea, NYC  
           SIDESHOW, "Nation V, Thru The Rabbit Hole 2" 
2016  PUSAN CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR
           SIKKEMA JENKINS & CO, “18th Annual Postcards on the Edge,” Visual Aids Benefit, NYC
           SIDESHOW, “Through The Looking Glass” 
2015/16  MANA CONTEMPORARY, “Mixing Medias” 
           MUSEUM OF CONTEMPOARARY ART OF CRETE, “WHISPERS” 
           BLUE HILL ART AND CULTURAL CENTER, “Ode To Earth”
           Dickey, Rockland County 
2015  MYKONOS BIENNIALE, NYC, Mykonos, Greece, 
           BARUCH COLLEGE, Mishkin Gallery, “Baruch Small Works” 
           LUHRING AUGUSTINE, “Postcards From The Edge,” Benefit, Chelsea, NYC
           SIDESHOW, “Circle The Wagons”
2014  CHOSUNILBO MUSEUM, 22nd Seoul International Art Festival, President 21St Century 
           International Creative Artists Association, Seoul, Korea
           SEJONG CULTURAL CENTER MUSEUM AND STORY HALL, 10th GIAF, Korea
           TABLA RASA GALLERY, “Intimate Forest” 
           LUHRING AUGUSTINE, “Postcards From The Edge,” Benefit, Chelsea, NYC
           SIDESHOW, “Nation II, The Alamo” 
2013  "Cityarts 45th Anniversary Celebration," Courtesy of Elga Wimmer, NYC,

           TENRI CULTURAL INSTITUTE, “Covert Narratives” 
           SIDESHOW, “Nation” 
           SIKKEMA JENKINS & CO., “Postcards from the Edge,” Visual Aids Benefit
2012  AFP Gallery, NYC, "Getting From Here To There; Images In and About Transition," 
           FRAN HILL GALLERY, Toronto, Canada, "In the End a Good Story Is All That Remains,"
           SIDESHOW, "MIC:CHECK, " (12th Annual Extravaganza)
           CHEIM AND REID, NYC, "Postcards from the Edge," Visual Aids Benefit
2011  PINK ART FAIR SEOUL 2011, Seoul, South Korea, CREON GALLERY,
           SEOKJANG-RI ART MUSEUM, 2011 KOREAN DMZ ART FESTIVAL, "Outdoor Installation Art,
           Drawing Flags," South Korea
           THE NEW ART CENTER/CAN, NYC, "Canasta" 
           SIDESHOW GALLERY, Brooklyn, "It’s All Good/Apocalyse Now" 
           CRG GALLERY, NYC, "Postcards from the Edge," Visual Aids Benefit
2010  ELGA WIMMER GALLERY, NYC, BJORN RESSLE ART PROJECTS, "The 2010 Winter Salon: In Synthesis,"
           EXIT ART, NYC, "Fracking: Art and Activism Against the Drill," 
           ELLIOT LOUIS GALLERY, Vancouver, B.C., Two-Person Show, "Charcoal and Thread,"
           BEIJING ART FAIR, Beijing, China
           SHORE INSTITUE FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS, Long Branch, NJ, "Nature Calls," 
           FOUNTAIN ART FAIR, NYC, CREON GALLERY
           HEADBONES GALLERY Toronto, Canada, "Winter Slasher Salon"
           GALLERY H215, NYC, "Homage to Ray Johnson, Mail Artist, 
2009  ZIEHERSMITH GALLERY, NYC, "Postcards From The Edge," Visual Aids Benefit
          PAINTING CENTER NYC, "Modern Romantics, The Spiritual in Paint, NYC
          A.I.R. GALLERY NYC, "Wish You Were Here," Benefit Auction, DUMBO Brooklyn
          DENISE BIBRO FINE ART, NYC, "Forever Summer," Curated by Scott Malbaurn,
          FRANKLIN 54, MICHEL ALLEN PROJECTS, NYC,"Vacation Venues" 
          BRIDGE ART FAIR, NYC, Curated by Broadthinking Group
          BJORN RESSLE GALLERY, NYC, "The Winter Salon, Works on Paper"
          CLEMENTE VELEZ SOTO CENTER, NYC, "Enigmatic Visions" 
          FRONT ROOM GALLERY, Williamsburg, "WAGMAG Benefit"
          SIDESHOW GALLERY, Williamsburg, "It’s A Wonderful Life" 
2008  "Crest Hardware Art Show," Williamsburg, Brooklyn
          ABC NO RIO, NYC, "The Clothesline Benefit," Lower East Side
          ABC NO RIO, NYC, "Cosmological Map," Ides of March Installation, Broadthinking, Lower East Side
          FRONT ROOM GALLERY, Williamsburg, "WAGMAG Benefit" 
          SIDESHOW GALLERY, "Peace," Williamsburg, Brooklyn
2007  JAMES COHAN GALLERY, Chelsea,"Postcards from the Edge," Visual Aids Benefit, NYC
          ARTIST SPACE, NYC, "Night of 1000 Drawings, "Artist Space Benefit Auction
          BLACK & WHITE GALLERY, Chelsea, "En Plein Air, Reloaded" 
          ARTISTS UNION, "Digital Printouts," Osh, Kyrgyztan,
          CUE FOUNDATION, Chelsea, "New ’07," NURTUREart Spring Gala, NYC
          SIDESHOW GALLERY, Williamsburg, "War Is Over Again"
          THE:ARTIST:NETWORK NYC, "Memento Mori" 
2006  THE FRONT ROOM GALLERY, Williamsburg, "WAGMAG Benefit" 
          HEADBONES GALLERY, Toronto, "X-Country Selections," 
          CUE FOUNDATION, Chelsea, "Nurturing the Edge," Spring Gala for NURTUREART
         THE:ARTIST: NETWORK, "Art Supermarket," Benefit
2005 SIDESHOW GALLERY, Williamsburg,"War Is Over" 
          ROBERT MILLER GALLERY, NYC, "Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids Benefit
          ARTISTS SPACE, NYC, "Night of 1000 Drawings," Benefit
          THE PARRISH ART MUSEUM, Southampton, NY, "37th Annual Exhibition," 
2004 SIDESHOW GALLERY, Williamsburg, "Holiday Show" 
          BRENT SIKKEMA GALLERY, NYC, "Postcards from the Edge," Visual Aids Benefit ARTISTS SPACE, NYC, "Night of 1000 Drawings," Artist space Benefit
          ETHAN COHEN GALLERY, NYC, "artincubator"
          ABCNO RIO, NYC, "The Clothesline Show," Benefit POOL, New York Underground Art Fair, Chelsea, "Pool Art Addict," Four Points Hotel, NYC
2002  NY ARTS MAGAZINE GALLERY, NYC, "Drawing Conclusions II" 
          MONIQUE GOLDSTROM GALLERY, NYC, "Winter Exhibition"
2001 THEATRE FOR THE NEW CIT Y, NYC, "Counting Coup/Undo," East Village
          GALLERY X, Harlem, "Xtreme Xteriors,"  NYC
          SIDESHOW, Williamsburg, "Art & Performance"
          GALLERY ONE-TWENTY-EIGHT, NYC, "Women & Children in Solidarity with Afghan Women's Mission
2000 TRENTON CITY MUSEUM, NJ, "TAWA at Ellarslie,"  HUNTINGTON MUSEUM OF ART, PA
          ART/WORKS, Trenton, "Fantasy and Desire," NJ
1999  MUSCARELLE MUSEUM, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA, "American Drawing Biennial VI,"
          GALLERY X, "Koridor," Curated by Gulsen Erbel, NYC
          ART STUDENTS LEAGUE GALLERY, NYC, "Drawings," 
1997  THE MOSS-THORNS GALLERY OF ART, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS,"Third Great Plains National," The Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
1995  COASTAL ARTS CENTER, St. Simmons Island, GA, "Artists National,"  SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY GALLERY, San Marcos, Texas, "Works on Paper,"
1993  BENT F. LARSEN GALLERY, Brigham Young University, Utah, "Drawing '92," Norman R. Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia State University, Kansas
1992  ATRIUM, THE CITY GOVERNMENT CENTER, Harrisburg, "Global Awareness," THE MUSCARELLE MUSEUM OF ART, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, "American Drawing Biennial III," Curated by JACK BEAL, NYC
1991  WATCHUNG ARTS CENTER, Watchung NJ, Rutgers University, NJ
1988  HELIO GALLERIES, East Village,"20/20 Show," "Art in America," NYC
1986  MID-HUDSON ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER, Poughkeepsie, NY, "Hudson Valley 86,"

 

REVIEWS

2015  Thalia Vrachopoulos, “Mary Hrbacek: The Tao of Trees, Culture Catch.com
           Faye Nwafor, “An Eco-Artist Grows in Manhattan,” The Spirit/Westsider, westsidespirit.com
           Jonathan Goodman, “The State of the Arboreal: Mary Hrbacek at Creon in New York City, d’Art Internaltional, Spring/Summer 2015
2013  Ed Rubin Interview, "Peopled Forest of my Mind: A Conversation with Artist Mary Hrbacek," www.NYArtBeat.com/nyablog/2013      
           John Haber, "Some Trees at Creon Gallery, by Mary Hrbacek," www.haberarts.com, 4.29.13
           Edward Rubin, "Creon, NYC, With Contemporary paintings of Mary Hrbacek," Artes Magazine, May 6, 2013
           Ed Rubin, "Diaglogue With Artist Mary Hrbacek," Berkshire Fine Arts, 04/24/2013 
          Ann Landi, Catalogue Essay
2012  Jonathan Goodman, “The Subliminal Life of Trees,” Essay
          Afrika Brown, “The Secret Life of Trees,” F.A.M.E.NYCMAGAZINE.Com 2012/11/26
          Emese Krunak-Hajagos, "Toronto's Fran Hill Gallery Features Eight Contemporary New York Artists,"  Artes Magazine, February 
          Earl Miller, "Toronto Via New York With Eight Artists," Curated by Ed Rubin, NY Arts Magazine, April
          Earl Miller, "In The End A Good Story Is All That Remains: Eight New York Artists Figuratively Speaking," NY Museums; Curator's Choice, March 
2011 Edward Rubin, "Mary Hrbacek’s Wounded Forests Touch the Human Heart," Adobeairstream, April 13
          Edward Rubin, "Entwined: Into the Woods! In Search of a metaphor for the Human Condition,"
          Artes Magazine, April 9
          Edward Rubin, "Mary Hrbacek at NY’s Creon Gallery: Entwined Depicts the Forest Primeval,"
          Berkshire Fine Arts, April 15
          Robert C. Morgan, "Entwined: Selected Paintings and Drawings by Mary Hrbacek," Catalogue Essay
          John Mendelsohn, "Entwined, Mary Hrbacek’s Paintings at Creon Gallery in New York Cit"” dart International, Volume 12, number 2, p. 36
          Edward Rubin, "Entwined: Into the Woods!," Dialog of Arts. Moscow, Summer
          Edward Rubin, NY Museums, CURATOR’S CHOICE, "Mary Hrbacek at CREON GALLERY in NYC," Gallery Gazeteer, April 2011
          Edward Rubin, "Entwined…Metaphor for the Human Condition," Huma3.com, April 18, 2011.mht
          Edward Rubin, "Entwined: Into the Woods!...," NY Arts Magazine, p. 144-145, Summer
2009 D ominick Lombardi, "Trees With Personality," Culture Catch, May
          Dominick Lombardi, "Winter Salon, Works on Paper", d’Art International, Winter
          Joel Simpson, "Winter Salon," The M Magazine, February 2009
          Dominick Lombardi, "Vibrant and Varied Works on Paper," Culture Catch, Jan 9
2006  Julie Oakes, "X-Country Selection," Headbones Anthology, December
           Chris Twomey, "Entwined," Drawings, NY Arts Magazin,. May/June
          Chris Twomey, "A Place To Hang," Review, Resolve Forty, On-line Magazine, December
2002  Korotkin, Joyce, Mary Elizabeth Hrbacek "Metamorphoses," NY Arts Magazine, January
2002  Lily Faust, Catalogue Essay
1999  U.S. 1, Princeton, NJ, TAWA INVITATIONAL, Mary Person Hrbacek, "Close Call" reproduced, July
1998  Simone, Ashley, "Art Show Alive and Well at Muscarelle," The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, December.
1992  Bledsoe, Shari, "Drawings As Varied As Their Number"” The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, April

 

COLLECTIONS: Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete              


WORKS OWNED BY:

John Butler, Gulsen Calik, Case White Law Firm, Stefan Eins, Ellen Fox, Al Kresch, Micael Jacoff, Ann Landi, Sebastian Lemm, Frada Litman, Malka Lubelsky Foundation, Coco Masuda, Dr. Peter and Elizabeth McCue, Richard Pasquarelli, Valerie Pels, Roberta Newman, Roy Person, Everett Person, Kurt Sung, Robert and Anne Person, Martha and Tom Sowers, Arisa Suda, Angela Vance, Mike Weiss,Tom Whalen and Dana English, Eva-BritaJänefors, Louise McCagg, George Robertson, Ron Rangel, Paul and Kathleen Atkins, Rosemary Gaffney, Anne Person, Judy Rosenblatt, Ron and Dierdre Pasquarelli, Adrienne Choma and Bo Dziben, Norm Hinsey, Barbara Nessim, Jess Fox, Ed Rubin