Education

1996–2016 Studied with Burton Silverman
1991 B.S.N., Columbia University, New York
1988 M.A., New York University, New York
1986–1987 University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1984 B.A., University of Rochester; Rochester, New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019 Springfield Museums; Springfield, Massachusetts
Audubon Society of Rhode Island Nature Center & Aquarium; Bristol, Rhode Island
2016–2017 "From Land to Sea;" QCC Art Gallery, CUNY; Bayside, New York
2015 "Mara Sfara’s Fine Art Show;" The Studio and Gallery; Simsbury, Connecticut
Maple Contemporary Art Center; Bethlehem, New Hampshire
2013 "Beauty in Your Time;" Town and County Club; Hartford, Connecticut
"Modern Mythology;" The Bayard Arboretum; Great River, New York
2012 "Magic and Mythology;" Mattatuck Museum; Waterbury, Connecticut
"Expressions;" QCC Art Gallery, CUNY; Bayside, New York
2010 Galleria Santos; Leon, Spain
2008 Private Client Exhibition; BNY Mellon; Westport, Connecticut
"Paintings by Mara;" Museo Metropolitano; Buenos Aries, Argentina
The Atrium Art Space; Melville, New York
North Hempstead Town Hall; North Hempstead, New York
2007 “Tribute to Tuskegee Airmen;” The Cradle of Aviation Museum; Garden City, New York
"Landscapes;" QCC Art Gallery, CUNY; Bayside, New York
2006–2007 "Drawings;" QCC Art Gallery, CUNY; Bayside, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 “Theme: A Sense of Place;” 2020 Fine Art Challenge Show, Wethersfield; Wethersfield Academy for the Arts; Wethersfield, Connecticut
"Pets of the Pandemic,” Alpha 137 Gallery, New York
2019 Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo, China
Cooper and Smith Gallery; Essex, Connecticut
Rainforest Art Foundation; New York, Switzerland, Louisiana
"Nature thru the Lens," 1st Dibs.com
2018 "Toast to the Season;" Armand Bolling Fine Art; Jupiter, Florida
“Small Pieces Art Show;” Watson Gallery, Keeney Memorial Cultural Center; Wethersfield, Connecticut
46th Annual Art Exhibition; Mark Twain Library; Redding, Connecticut
"Inspired by the Camino; "Drezner Gallery; Avon, Connecticut
“Female Emperor,” Alpha 137 Gallery, New York and online
"From Minuscule to Monumental;” LIC Arts Open; Long Island City, New York
2018 Online Exhibition for Associates, Allied Artists of America
“Celebrating 100 Years on Fifth Ave,” Salmagundi Club, New York
Quidley and Company; Naples, Florida; Nantucket, Massachusetts; and Westport, Connecticut
Armand Bolling Fine Art; Jupiter, Florida
Romany Kramoris Gallery; Sag Harbor, New York
Emillions Art; Naples, Florida
2017 Governor John Langdon House; Portsmouth, New Hampshire
HAS BOD Popup show; Collinsville, Connecticut
ArtExpo New York; Alpha 137, Pier 92, #442; New York
CWA (Connecticut Women Artists), 87th Juried Open; Slater Museum; Norwich, Connecticut
The Art Center East; Vernon, Connecticut
U.S. Coast Guard Art Program, Federal Hall Memorial Museum, New York
The Salmagundi Club, New York
2016 Galeria of Sculpture; Palm Beach, Florida
CWA (Connecticut Women Artists), 86th Juried Open; Slater Museum; Norwich, Connecticut
2015 Audubon Artist, 73rd Annual Exhibition; The Salmagundi Club; New York
U.S. Coast Guard Art Program (COCAP), National Museum, New York
"Art in Nature;" Fruitland Museum; Harvard, Massachusetts
2014–2015 "Light, Sound, Movement;" Gold Coast Art Center; Great Neck, New York
NE Sculpture Association Exhibition; Chelsea, Massachusetts
2014 CWA (Connecticut Women Artists), 84th Juried Open; Slater Memorial Museum; Norwich Connecticut
U.S. Coast Guard Art Program, Federal Hall Museum, New York
Winvian; Morris, Connecticut
U.S. Coast Guard Art Program (COCAP), The Salmagundi Club, New York
"Celebration of 50 Years!" The Bristol Art Museum; Bristol, Rhode Island
The Brick Lane Gallery; London, England
Annual Members’ Exhibit, The Salmagundi Club, New York
2013–2014 Wit Gallery; Lenox, Massachusetts
Eckert Fine Art; Millerton, New York
2013 The 22 Annual Roundtable Show, The National Arts Club, New York
“The Noble Nocturne,” The Salmagundi Club, New York
U.S. Coast Guard Art Program, Federal Hall Museum, New York
2012 "Twenty-One & Terrific," 21st Roundtable Show; The National Arts Club; New York
U.S. Coast Guard Art Program, Federal Hall Memorial Museum, New York
Annual Members’ Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York
Wit Gallery; Lenox, Massachusetts
“Women in Contemporary Art;” Eckert Fine Art; Millerton, New York
2011–2012 "Cloud Over St. Maarten;" UCONN Health Center, Celeste Lewitt Gallery; Farmington, Connecticut
2011 The 20th Annual Roundtable Show, The National Arts Club, New York
2009 Latino Art Museum; Pomona, California
"Symphony of Colors;" Institute of Hispanic Culture; Houston, Texas
2008 Two Person Show, JBS Financial, New York

Honors and Awards

2014 Certificate of Merit, "Black and White Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York

Public and Private Collections

Springfield Museums; Springfield, Massachusetts
The Cradle of Aviation Museum; Garden City, New York
Mattatuck Museum; Waterbury, Connecticut
QCC Art Gallery/CUNY; Bayside, New York
The Celeste Lewitt Gallery at the University of Connecticut Health Center; Farmington, Connecticut
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford; West Hartford, Connecticut
United States Coast Guard Art Collection, New York
The Ramazzini Institute, Collegium Ramazzini, Castello Bentivoglia; Bologna, Italy