• Ann Ponce Artist Resume 2022

    STUDIO ADDRESS: Ponce Studios, 4553 N. Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640

    CONTACT INFORMATION: web site annponce.com email annponce@aol.com cell phone 773 807 1292


    B.A., Indiana University, 1970 M.A., Indiana University, 1974 Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, 1974-1976 Evanston Art Center Printmaking Department, 1995-1997


    Joffrey Ballet; Evanston Township High School; Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Northwest Community Hospital; New Prentice Women’s Hospital; Swedish Covenant Hospital; Blue Cross/Blue Shield Chicago; Offices of Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, Chicago; Earlham College, Richmond, IN; Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Indianapolis; Indiana University; Ball State University, Muncie, IN; Concordia Lutheran College, Fort Wayne, IN; Chicago offices of former Senator Barack Obama; Chicago Board of Trade


    Ponce Studios all-day workshops (2007 to present); Painting demonstrations at Skokie Art Guild and Park Ridge Art League (2006 and 2007); private students (currently); classes and workshops at Studio 1123 in Evanston (1994 to 2005); portrait and figure classes at Evanston Art Center (1988 to 1998); Halstead Academy of Portrait Art (1985); Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design (1975-76); Indiana University Department of Spanish (1970-71)


    Evanston Township High School 2021

    Camburas Theodore LTS Architecture 2022

    Emmett Adler Film Production 2022

    Lester Munson, Chicago 2016

    Linwood and Jack Donovan, Chicago 2020


    Winter 2022: Union League Club of Chicago, Third Floor Gallery, "Painted Celebrations of Nature, Water, and People"

    Continuing since 2009: Solo exhibits at Ponce Studios

    Summer 2012: Chicago Beach Paintings on display at Cook County Treasurer’s Office

    Spring 2012: Group exhibit “The Snake River Show” at Ponce Studios

    Spring 2011: “Joffrey-Inspired Art” two person exhibit with Peter Hurley at Palmer House Gala for Joffrey Ballet Chicago and at Joffrey Tower

    June 2010: “Painted Violins: Bridges Between Art & Music” at Chicago Symphony Center

    Summer 2010: “Behind the Scenes”exhibit with Maria Ponce at South Shore Art Center, Munster, IN

    December 2009: “On TV/Off TV” portrait exhibit with Maria Ponce at Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

    June 2009: “Summerscapes” solo exhibit at Tina Han Gallery, Barrington, IL

    Summer 2007: painting commissioned for the New Prentice Women’s Hospital, Chicago; paintings on display at Sabor a Cuba restaurant

    June 2007: “The Music Show” group exhibit at Chicago City Arts Gallery, Chicago; group exhibit at WomanMade Gallery

    March 2007: self portrait group exhibit at Gillock Gallery, Evanston

    January 2007: solo painting exhibit at Café Selmarie, Chicago

    November 2006 through present: beach paintings in waiting area on display at Advocate Family Practice Ravenswood; paintings on display at Tina Han Gallery, Barrington and at Maple Avenue Gallery, Evanston

    September 2006: “Portraits of Musicians” at Pianoforte Chicago (including Rachel Barton Pine, Hershey Felder, and John Hagstrom)

    February 2006: “Paintings from the studio of Ann Ponce and Mary Gingrich” at Maple Avenue Gallery, Evanston

    March 2005: “Ann Ponce: Paintings” solo exhibit at Gillock Gallery, Evanston

    2004: paintings on exhibit at Skokie Public Library, Skokie, IL

    2004: Chicago Industrial Workers League planter exhibit, Soldier Field

    October 2004: “Men Only: Paintings and Photographs by Ann and Maria Ponce” at Metal Works Gallery, Chicago

    October 2003: “A Week in Mexico” exhibit with Maria Ponce, Metal Works Gallery, Chicago

    2003: Group exhibit, ARC 30 th Anniversary Show

    2003: sculpture “Madame P with Beach Ball” on exhibit, North Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL

    July 2003: “Aspects of Nature” group exhibit, Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL

    June 2003: “Women Paint the Men They Love” exhibit at Aaron Freeman Gallery, Highland Park, IL

    Summer 2003: paintings featured on set of ArtBeat Chicago, WTTW Channel 11

    2003: “ Families at the Beach” solo exhibit at Edgebrook Branch Library, Chicago, IL

    2002: paintings on exhibit at Cafe 28, Chicago, IL

    2000-2002: “Earth and Sky” Group Exhibit, O’Hare International Terminal 5 1998: “State of the Art” at Chicago Board of Trade (works of art by 5 Chicago artists in celebrations of CBOT’s 50th anniversary)

    1997: Faculty Exhibit, Evanston Art Center

    1996: guest artist, Unitarian Church of Evanston 1995: “Old Women in Purple” solo exhibit, 1729 Central Street Studio, Evanston, IL

    1994: “Tree of Life” juried group exhibit, Second Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL

    1993: Portrait of John Thomas Graziano displayed at fundraiser for pediatric AIDS, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

    1993: group exhibit, ARC 20 th Anniversary Show

    1993: “The Middle of America: Paintings” solo exhibit at Browsing Library, Norris Center, Northwestern Univ.

    1991: Faculty Exhibit, Evanston Art Center

    1990: “Perceptions of the Other” juried group exhibit, Chicago Women’s Caucus on Art

    1990: “Three Generations: Portraits” solo exhibit at the Vissi D’Arte Gallery, Wilmette, IL

    1989: “On Holiday” solo exhibit at the William Engle Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

    1986-1989: paintings on exhibit at DeGraaf Fine Art, Inc., Chicago and at William Engle Gallery, Indianapolis

    1987: “Frida y Diego, una pareja” group show at Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

    1987: group exhibit at DeGraaf Forsythe Galleries, Macatawa, MI

    1987: “Private People, Public Places” solo exhibit at Steiner Gallery, Chicago and at Atrium Gallery, Indianapolis

    1986: “Water and Figures” solo exhibit at ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

    1986: “Together Toward Peace” group exhibit, Lloyd Shin Gallery, Wilmette, IL

    1986: “Penciled Images” group exhibit, Figurative Art League, Evanston, IL

    1983-1986: Art Rental and Sales Gallery of The Art Institute of Chicago

    1983: Solo exhibit, Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, IL


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