andy mars [AndyMars]

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BIOGRAPHY
ANDY MARS ARTIST STATEMENT Andy Mars is a Photo Artist who creates one-of-a-kind mixed-media artwork by integrating photography with watercolor and acrylic paints as well as pastel oils and pencils. She prints on such materials as textured papers and canvas as well as traditional photographic paper. Andy’s main areas of focus are nature, people, animals, seascapes and urban scenes. Her work has been exhibited at the Memorial Arts Museum in Rochester, NY, Manhattan galleries and various Soho Gallery restaurants. In order to realize her commitment to “giving back” to the community, Andy has volunteered her services by initiating the community service committee for the Professional Women Photographers organization, and providing pet and family portraits to raise money for the dogs who worked at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of 9/11. She also works as an event photographer. In June of 2009 Andy taught mixed media photo art workshops to cancer survivors for the Creative Center in NYC and a workshop titled "What Do All Those Buttons Do On Your Digital Camera" to Senior Citizens at the Council Senior Center. Also in June Andy's photo was displayed at the Special Learning Leaders Event at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Great Hall. On September 30, 2009, Andy will be teaching a Mixed Media Photo Workshop at B&H Camera Store in New York City. Below are details regarding this booked Workshop. If you're interested, she teaches private lessons. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/eventDetails.jsp/id/483 JURIED PHOTO EXHIBITIONS: 2011 "Perspectives on Time", The Callahan Gallery at St. Francis College (Brooklyn, NY) 2011 "A Woman's World" Macy's Herald Square, Gallery Wall on 8 (New York, NY) 2010 "New Visions" The Durst Organization, Show Walls Gallery (New York, NY) 2010 "Art of Commerce" at Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Gallery (New York, NY) 2010 "Objects Of Affection" at the HP Gallery - Calumet Photo (New York, NY) 2010 "Americana" MH Art and Framing Gallery (New York, NY) 2009 Learning Leaders/ PWP Community Service Committee Exhibit (New York, NY) 2009 “Manhattan Neighborhoods” Harvey Stein, juror at Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Gallery 2008 University Settlement House/PWP Community Service Committee Exhibit (New York, NY) 2008 “2007NewWork2008” at the Chelsea Gallery Space & Women In the Arts Gala, Puck Building (NY, NY) 2007 "Sans Narrative” at the Gallery of the NY Mercantile Exchange (New York, NY) 2007 “Indwelling: Living in a Female Body” Joyce Tenneson, juror at Cooper Union (New York, NY) 2007 “Elegy for Eden” sponsored by the Durst Organization at the Lobby Gallery (New York, NY) 2006 “Passion” Elinor Carucci, juror at the Umbrella Arts Gallery (New York, NY) Education: BS Photography, Brockport State College (Brockport, NY) Lisette Modell Workshop at The New School Photoshop Workshop at the International Center of Photography Member of Professional Women Photographers (PWP) - Co-Chair, Community Service & Student Awards Committees

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Woman at the Michael Jackson Tribute Apollo Theater 6-30-09
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Aluminium Foil & Beach Umbrella Reflection
Wedding Couple Central Park - Pastel Over Photo
Red & Orange Flower_Pastel Ink
Cranberry Sauce Sweet Potato Textures
Seagull In Flight
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