Mary Rollins Biography

Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Southern Oregon University. Post-graduate studies: Judy Morris, Susan McKinnon, Nicholas Simmons, John Salminen, Paul Jackson, and Carol Carter

Awards and Honors: Watercolor Society of Oregon, Bronze Award 2000; Watercolor Society of Oregon, Silver Award 2011; 3rd Place Award in WSO State Show 2011; 2nd Place Award, Miniature Show, The Dalles Art Center 2012; People’s Choice Award, The Blues Show, Columbia Center for the Arts 2013; People’s Choice Award, Gorge Artists Create, The Dalles Art Center 2015; Watercolor Society of Oregon, Award of Distinction, 2017

Publications: Watercolor, An American Artist Publication

Selected Exhibitions: Watercolor Society of Oregon 1991-94, 98, 2000, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2019; Lewis & Clark Bicentennial 2003, 2006, Astoria, OR; Betty Gray Gallery, 2001-2017, Bend, OR; Bellevue Art Fair, 2012, Bellevue, WA; Art of the Wild 2014 Columbia Art Gallery, Hood River, OR; Find Feathered Friends 2015, Columbia Art Gallery; Catching the Glow 2016, The Dalles Art Center, The Dalles, OR; Mary Rollins and A Love of Western Color 2017; 6th International Watercolor Triennial 2018, Santa Marta, Columbia; Northwest Watercolor Society’s 79th International Open Exhibition 2019; Art League of Hilton Head 2019 Biennale; National Watercolor Society’s 99th International Open Exhibition

Selected Collections: Mid-Columbia Medical Center, The Dalles, OR. Works in private collections in Oregon, Washington, California, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Virginia.

Representation: Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River, OR; The Dalles Art Center, The Dalles, OR