Solo Exhibitions

  • McClintock Distilling, Frederick, MD
    • "Metal on Brick" 2017
  • The Goldman Gallery, Rockville, MD 
    • "The World of Feelings: When Colors Get Along"  2016
  • Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Synagogue, Bethesda, MD
    •  "Mara Clawson: Pastel Paintings" 2016
    •  “Mara Clawson: The Adventures of Moses" 2005 

 

Juried and Invitational Exhibitions

  • Descanso Gardens at Sturt Haaga Gallery, La Canada, Flintridge, CA

    • "Portraits in the Garden 2: BLOOM!" March 2017

  • Joan Hisoaka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC 

    • "Alchemical Vessels V: The Night Journey" March 2017

  • VisArts, Rockville, MD

    • "VisAbility-Selections from the VisAbility Art Lab" January 2017

  • 2016 VSA Emerging Young Artists - Traveling Exhibition
    • "(Re)Invention" 2016-2017,  Award of Excellence Winner
  • Shatto Chapel at First Congregational Church, Los Angeles, CA

    • "Alimento" 2016

  • Art 17, Washington, DC
    • "Art Enables at Art17” a four women show,  2014
  • The Gallery at Art Enables, Washington, DC
    •  “Outsider Art Inside the Beltway” 2007, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015       
  • MOCA DC, Washington, DC
    • “Outsider Art Inside the Beltway” the 1st annual juried invitational show.  2006

 

Group Exhibitions:

  • The Personal Visions Gallery at the Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD
    • "Collective" May and June 2017

 

Bibliography

  • Center Scene “Former Camp JCC Camper Comes Full-Circle with  Her Art” by Andrea Kronzek. November 2016. https://issuu.com/jccgw/docs/november_center_scene_2016

  • Selle, Betty-Carol. Self-taught, Outsider and Folk Art: A Guide to American Artists, Locations and Resources. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc. 2016. Print.

  • Voice of America, “Artists with Disabilities Showcase Their Talents” by Julie Tobah. April 2014. http://www.voanews.com/content/artists-with-disabilities-enter-mainstream-through-art-/1888723.html

  • BabagaNewz “Mara Clawson – Her Pictures are Worth a Thousand Words” by Beth Panitz. February 2006. http://www.behrmanhouse.com/RL/mara-clawson-her-pictures-are-worth-a-thousand-words


Press Clippings

Catalogue from the art exhibit on food called Alimento, shown at the Shatto Chapel at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, from October 7, 2017- November 6, 2016.
This is the (Re)Invention catalogue for the 2016 National Juried Exhibition of 15 Emerging Young Artists With Disabilities #VSAEYA