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About

Mary Zabrin is a calligrapher and artist living in the Chicago area. She has had a passion for art and letterforms for as long as she can remember. Mary is the current president of the Chicago Calligraphy Collective. She has refined her skills by studying with well-known teachers in the field. Her work has been in many juried exhibitions throughout the years and is in the permanent collection of the Newberry Library in Chicago.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Letter Arts Review 30:1, Annual Juried Issue - 2016
  • Letter Arts Review 29:1, Annual Juried Issue - 2015
  • Letter Arts Review 26:4, Greeting Card Issue - 2012

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

  • EXPLORATION, Juried exhibit, Newberry Library, Chicago - 2017
  • EXPLORATION, Juried exhibit, Newberry Library, Chicago - 2016
  • EXPLORATION, Juried exhibit, Newberry Library, Chicago - 2015
  • Beautiful Writing, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL - 2014
  • EXPLORATION, Juried exhibit, Newberry Library, Chicago - 2014
  • EXLORATION, Juried exhibit, Newberry Library, Chicago - 2013
  • An Exploration of Words & Letters, South Shore Arts, Munster, IN - 2012
  • EXPLORATION, Juried exhibit, Newberry Library, Chicago - 2010

LETTERING EDUCATION - workshops and extended studies with the following artists

  • Georgia Angelopoulos
  • Luca Barcelona
  • Pat Blair
  • Liesbet Boudens
  • Denis Brown
  • Annie Cicale
  • Georgia Deaver
  • Lisa Engelbrecht
  • Reggie Ezell
  • Mike Gold
  • Christopher Haanes
  • Heather Held
  • Eliza Holliday
  • Mike Kecseg
  • Rosie Kelly
  • Yves Leterme
  • Suzanne Moore
  • Amity Parks
  • Pamela Paulsrud
  • Stephen Rapp
  • John Stevens
  • Julian Waters
  • Shelia Waters