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Maryanne Buschini

Fine Artist

STATEMENT:

Maryanne Buschini is a visual artist, and painter. In her figurative paintings, she explores the vulnerability that is part of being human. Using found photos as starting reference, her paintings’ subject matter and narrative concerns human emotional responses - those underlying feelings that expose themselves – whether we want them to or not.

Her body of work investigates relationships, origins, ancestors, history and community.  Viewers often connect with familiar relationships and emotions in these paintings.
 

BIO: 

(b. White Plains, NY 1953) Maryanne Buschini followed her interest in human dynamics and figurative art through her lifetime. Her art studies include a BFA from Kansas State University, MATVA from University of the Arts, continuing studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Barnes Foundation and art workshops in US, Ireland.   She continued a painting practice while pursued other art areas - teaching, graphic design, as well as time for raising her children.  She lives with her husband, in Malvern PA, as well as 2 adult sons and their families. 

 

She maintains her painting studio in Phoenixville PA. Her artwork has been featured in solo exhibitions, selected for residency at Bethany Art Community in NY, included in juried shows (Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Woodmere Museum, Plastic Club of Philadelphia, Media Arts Council, Abington Art Center in PA, Upstream Gallery, Harrison Public Library in NY) throughout the Northeast US. Her work is featured at galleries, open studios and select art fairs, and included in collections in the US and Europe.



EDUCATION

MAT-VA University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA

BFA Kansas State University, Manhattan KS

Graduate Seminar Critical Theory - The Barnes Foundation,
Philadelphia PA

Continuing art workshops, seminars, studies
 

ART TEACHING:
EASTERN UNIVERSITY, St. Davids, PA

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, visiting professor, Lincoln University PA

ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH online division

BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Newtown PA

Various community arts organizations: workshops, demonstrations

STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA - K-12 – ART TEACHER CERTIFICATION

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Selected SOLO AND AWARDS  

Solo Exhibitions:

2024:

  • Waterbearers, Teresa Haag Gallery, Phoenixville PA
    May 24 - Jun 8 - opening reception Fri May 24 4-9pm

2023:

  • Abington Arts Center, Spring Solo Series - April

  • Kensico Dreams, Harrison Public Library, Harrison NY - September

2022:

  • EXPOSURE - Media Arts Council Gallery, Media PA

2019:

  • COLLECTION: Labor, Stone, Water - Fireside Gallery, 

       Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon PA  


Selected Group Exhibitions/Awards:

2024:

  • PLASTIC CLUB of Philadelphia, awards Feb, Mar shows

  • Blue Door, Yonkers, NY

2023:

  • Three artists: COSMOPOLITAN CLUB, Philadelphia PA

2022:

  • WOODMERE ANNUAL 80th Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia PA

  • ART THAT BEARS WITNESS.  Bethany Arts Community, Ossining NY

  • TEXTURE, First Place Award, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia PA

2021:

  • ART OF THE STATE 2021, The Museum of the State of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

  • BETHANY ARTS COMMUNITY – Artists Residency, Ossining, NY

2019:​

  • PHILADELPHIA TRISTATE ARTISTS EQUITY, First Place Award, Irvin and Lois E. Cohen Gallery, Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading PA

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