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MARY ELLEN O’BRIEN

Art

Media

Oil, Pen & Ink, Colored Pencil, Pencil, Painting on Silk


Education

Cambridge School of Design

Carl Nelson of Boston, MA

Paul Puzinas Art Studio – Long Island, NY

Art Students League – NY, NY

   

Associations

American Craftsman Council  - FL Branch

Tampa Museum of Art/Docent & Docent Chair 1998

The Arts Center – St. Petersburg

SPIN – Silk Painters International


Miscellaneous

Mary Ellen was the Arts Director Special Services (civilian) U. S. Army She obtained a 9-month VSA grant called The Fabric of Life for providing A Silk Art Experience to the patients and staff at Moffitt Cancer Hospital and she has obtained several grants for teaching art at the Shriner’s Hospital.  She is listed in Who’s Who of American Woman.  In 2003, she received another VSA Grant to provide art experiences to the children at the Shriners’ Hospital on the grounds of USF.


NLAPW

Branch

1986 – 1987     President

1998 – 2000     President

2000 – 2002     President

2002 – 2004     1st Vice President/Membership/Programs


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