• EDUCATION:
  • 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
  • TEACHING:
  • Currently (since 2000): painting workshops all day Wednesday and Friday at Ponce Studios
  • Skokie Art Guild and Park Ridge Art League (2006 and 2007)
  • 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)
  • EXHIBIT HISTORY:
  • Summer 2012: Chicago Beach Paintings on display at Cook County Treasurer’s Office, Spring 2012
  • Group Exhibit “The Snake River Show” at Ann Ponce Studio, 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 2007
  • Group exhibit at WomanMade Gallery, March 2007
  • Self portrait group exhibit at Gillock Gallery, Evanston, January 2007
  • Solo painting exhibit at Café Selmarie, Chicago, 2006
  • 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 30th 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) 1998
  • 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 20th Anniversary Show
  • : “The Middle of America: Paintings” solo exhibit at Browsing Library, Norris Center, Northwestern University, 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
  • CORPORATE, UNIVERSITY & OTHER COLLECTIONS:
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwest Community Hospital, New Prentice Women’s Hospital, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Earlham College, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Indiana University, Ball State University, Concordia Lutheran College, Chicago offices of former Senator Barack Obama, Chicago Board of Trade