Mary Powers Holt
Chester Springs, PA 19425

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio Artist Collective

Selected Exhibitions:

Powell Lane Arts Center, Winter invitational Group Show
Cerulean Arts Collective Members' Gallery, Solo Series 2022
Chester County Studio Tour, Solo
Artist in Residence 2.0 Fitler Club, Philadelphia PA 2021 to 2023

Artists in Residence, 2.0 - The Fitler Club, Philadelphia PA
"Where Land Meets Sky" Sponsored by DaVinci Art Alliance at Atria Senior Living Center City, Philadelphia.
"Share the Love" Benefit Exhibition for The University City Arts League, Philadelphia PA
DaVinci Art Alliance - "Subjective Perspective" Members Exhibition
Fellowship of the PA Academy of the Fine Arts, Virtual Exhibition
DaVinci Art Alliance - "Perrennial Visions III" Members Exhibition

Cerulean Arts Collective Members' Gallery, 2020 Solo Exhibition, Nov.11-Dec.6
Fellowship of the PA Academy of the Fine Arts, Annual Exhibitiion, Hot Bed Gallery, Philadelphia
DaVinci Art Alliance, LIGHT, 2020 Members Exhibition, Dec. 2 to Dec. 20

Cerulean Arts Collective Members Gallery, Solo Series April 10 - May 5

Main Line Arts Center Professional Artist Members show, Jan 5- Feb 3

2017- 2018

Artists Equity Fall Exhibition, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Sept. to October 2018

Artist Equity Spring Exhibition, West Chester University Art Gallery

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, 12th Annual Juried Exhbition. Juried by Thora Jacobson Director of the Philadelphia Art Alliance. May 2018. Reading, PA.

Main Line Art Center, Professional Members' Exhibition, Jan.12 to Feb. 15, 2018.

Cerulean Arts Collective Gallery- Solo - December 16, 2017 - January 20, 2018

FAME 2017, Fellowship of the PA Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Exhibition, PAFA Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia PA.

Center for Emerging Visual Artists Members' Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Media Arts Council Gallery, "Fresh Hues" Group Exhibition
Juried by Alice Beamesderfer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Philadelphia Sketch Club, 154th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings

"Drawn From Nature" 11th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Audubon PA

Professional Members' Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford PA


Md Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD "Strokes of Genius" November 2016

Oxford Arts Alliance, Oxford PA, National Juried show, Juror Jennifer Samet, Sept-Oct 2016

Art on Avenue of the States, Landscape and Photography show, Sept-Oct 2016. Awarded second prize by juror Lauren Litwa Holden.

Radius, Diverging Lines from a Common Center - Franklin Commons, Phoenixville, PA - Feb. 2016 - A group show of prize winners from the Fall Artists' Equity Exhibition.

2014 -2015

Mary Powers Holt at River's Edge Gallery, Bridgeton House, Upper Black Eddy, PA - An Inliquid Partner Project, Solo Show from Sept 2014 until Feb 2015.

Professional Members' Exhibition - The Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA Jan. 15 - Feb. 11, 2015.

International Painting NYC IV, The Jeffrey Leder Gallery - Jan. 30-Feb. 22 2015.

Spring Gala Exhibition, "Paint the Town Red", The Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA May 2-June 7, 2015.

2013 - 2014

"12 x 12" The PA Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA - Dec.6th, 2013 to Jan. 26th, 2014

"Photographic Being" The Jeffrey Leder Gallery, Long Island City, NY - Dec. 15th, 2013 to Jan. 12th, 2014

"Luscious Landscapes", Project Space Gallery, Wilmington Delaware. April 4th to 25th, 2014

Artists' Equity Anniversary Show - The Philadelphia Inquirer Building, Conshohocken, PA, April 6th - 28th, 2014

"Jewels and Treasures", Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA. May 9th - May 31st, 2014

Chester County Studio Tour, May 17th and 18th. My Home Studio - Solo

Art Trust - Group Show of Artists participating in the Chester County Studio Tour, West Chester, PA. May 2nd - June, 2nd, 2014.

The PAFA Fellowship 115 Juried Exhibition - July 25 - September 14, The PA Academy of the Fine Arts Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia. PA


American Landscapes - Images of the Americas, The Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland, August 23rd to September 15th.

Plein Air, Liz Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA August 2nd - 23rd.

Inliquid Members' Show, Philadelphia, PA - August 3rd - 24th.

Landscapes, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, Long Island City, NY - March 29th to May 5th.

Chester County Open Studio Tour, May 18th and 19th - Host Studio for the Tour.

Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA - Professional Members Show - February 12th to March 12th.

Artists Equity at Goggleworks, Reading PA - January 11th to March 3rd.

Benefit for Bailey House, 30th Anniversary Auction and Gala, Chelsea Piers, NY


 Jeffrey Leder Gallery, "Winter Show", December 11th, 2012 to January 20th 2013 -  2137 45th Road, Long Island City, NY.

Dear Fleisher, 2012 - 4" x 6" of Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia PA, November 2-4th.

Art Spirits, Philadelphia Tri-State Artists Equity Fall Juried Exhibition. Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts, 432 High Street, Burlington, NJ. September 28th to October 20th.

"Small Works, NYC" at the Jeffrey Leder Gallery, 2147 45th Road, Long Island City NY - September 23rd to November 3rd.

"American Landscapes", Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis Maryland - August 17th to September 16th. A National Group Show juried by Susan Behrends Frank, Phillips Collection Curator.

Main Line Arts Center, Professional Artists' Exhibition, May 23rd until June 13th, Haverford PA.

Inliquid Benefit V.12 - February 9th, 10th and 14th - Ice Box Project Space, 1411 American St., Philadelphia PA

Jeffrey Leder Gallery, International Painting NYC. A juried international painting exhibit of 31 painters from 10 countries - Four paintings in this show. January 8th to February 15th, 2137 45th Road, Long Island City NY.

"Paint-It-Right" Silent Auction to benefit The Philadelphia Right Foundation. Nov. 18th AxD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Strokes of Genius” National Painting Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis MD – July 14th to
August 7th.
Artists’ Equity 62nd Anniversary Exhibition at the Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA – April 17th to May 14th.
“For Art’s Sake Weekend” Blank Canvas Benefit for the Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit Nj. April 1st 3rd.
Open SpaceSolo Show - Paintings by Mary Powers Holt at the Burrison Gallery, The University Club at Penn,
3611 Walnut St. Nov. 2nd to Dec. 10th 2010.
“Small Art Big Auction” DE Center for the Contemporary Arts 2010.
“Dear Fleisher” 2010, Philadelphia. PA. – New artist member 2010. InLiquid Benefit show V.11, Sept. 30th 2010.
Art Discovery in Seoul, A&C Art Fair, Seoul Korea and The Concept of Contemporary Art. Sponsored
by the Hun Gallery, NY.
Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, “Crossing Lines” Juried Members’ Exhibition.
Barnstone Gallery, Philadelphia Tri-State Artists Equity Select Exhibition, Phoenixville, PA .
Hun Gallery International 2008, New York, NY, Juried Group Exhibition.
Blank Canvas Benefit, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 2007 and 2008.
The Fine Arts People Gallery, “Visions and Vistas” – Four person show.
Salon des Amis Gallery, Malvern, PA “Academy Women” Invitational Show.
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 21st International Juried Show.
Wayne Art Center, National Spring Open Juried Exhibition 2006.
Philadelphia Tri-State Artists’ Equity, 56TH Fall Exhibition.
Wayne Art Center, National Spring Open Juried Exhibition.
Philadelphia/Tri State Artists Equity 52nd Anniversary Exhibition at the Noyes Museum of Art.
104th Members’ Exhibition Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA.
Juried Members’ Show.
All Media Show, 2001.
Wayne Art Center, 2000 Fall Members’ Juried Exhibition.
103rd Juried Members’ Exhibition, Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Water media 2000, Chester County Art Association.
Philadelphia/Tri State Artists Equity Millennial Juried Exhibition, The American College.
1999 and earlier
102nd Juried Exhibition, Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1999.
PAFA Summer Fellowship Show, The Plastic Club.
The Baum School Of Art, PA Third Annual Juried Painting Exhibition, 1990.
Zone One Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Participated in group exhibitions from 1987 until 1989.
Gallery D’Este, New York, NY. Group show “Folding Compositions", 1984.
The Rodger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Group show “Multiples”, 1984.

The PA Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA.
1979 – 1983, 4 year certificate.
The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Coordinated B.F.A with PAFA, 1989.
The University of the Arts 1978-79.

J. Henry Schiedt Traveling Scholarship for work shown in the PA Academy of the Fine Arts Student
Annual, May 1983.

Caroline Gibbons Granger Award for Painting – 2001. PA Academy of the Fine Arts 104th Fellowship

Honorable Mention – 56th Philadelphia Tri-State Artists Equity Exhibition, 2005-2006.


Artists in Residence at Fitler Club, 2019-2023, Collections 1.0 & 2.0.

Artists Speak: A Philadelphia Tri-State Artists Equity Book Project, Published by Friends of Artists Equity. "The revelations of contemporary artists, their lives, dreams, problems, joys and craft."
The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 24, 2005, Victoria Donohue, "The Wayne Art Center's Spring
Competition Doesn't Disappoint".

From Crossing Lines 2009 – DE Center for Contemporary Art:
“Lines demarcate parameters, thresholds, borders, and territories, which in turn define the evolving notions of value systems that affect geopolitical or social relations. This exhibition engages the latitude, limits, and attitudes with which boundaries are upheld or transgressed. The altered natural landscape is explored in Mary Powers Holt’s painting, an elegiac depiction of urban development.