M A R A T   P A R A N S K Y 

 

EDUCATION:          

2011                Master of Fine Art in Visual Arts, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.

2008                Bachelor of Fine Art in Drawing and Printmaking + Bachelor of art in Political Science with Honors

                         co-major, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

 

RESIDENCIES:

2012               Ox-Bow Artist Residency, Saugatuck, MI.

                       Maker Works Artist-in-Residence, Ann Arbor, MI.

           

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2014                Bottle Rocket Gallery, “Grey Zone,” Fayetteville, AR.

                         Detroit Contemporary, “Grey Zone,” Detroit, MI.

                         Woods Gallery, “Wastelands,” Huntington Woods, MI.

2010                Woods Gallery,Accumulation,”Huntington Woods, MI.

2008                Sense Design,Marat Paransky and Chris Girard,” Ferndale, MI.

2006                Jewish Community Center, The Young Artist Marat Paransky,”Oak Park,MI.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2011                Work•Detroit, “Perspectives on Pain,” Detroit, MI

                         “Visual Fringe,” various locations in Windsor, ON, Canada.

                        The Art Institute of Boston- Main Gallery, “MFA Graduate Exhibition,”Boston, MA.

                        Janice Charach Epstein Gallery, “20th Anniversary Exhibit,” West Bloomfield, MI.

                        “Snap Judgment,” various locations in downtown Royal Oak, MI.

                        Whitdel Arts, “Open Exhibition,”Detroit, MI.

2010                Madonna University, “The Green Show,”Livonia, MI.

2009                Lawrence Street Gallery, “The Print,”Ferndale, MI. 

                        Janice Charach Epstein Gallery, “Opening the Doors to Fulfill Our Mission,” West Bloomfield, MI

                        SomArts Cultural Center, “Corrections,”San Francisco, CA. 

2008               Alma College, 28th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition,” Alma, MI.  

                        College for Creative Studies,Andres Serrano PicksDetroit,”Detroit, MI.

                        Ann ArborArtCenter86th Annual: All Media Exhibition,”Ann Arbor, MI.

                        Scarab Club, “Blooms, Bugs, Beasts,”Detroit, MI.

                        LansingArtGallery, “Social Discourse: An Arts Experience,”Lansing, MI.

                        Art Department Gallery, “2008WayneStateUniversityUndergraduate Art Exhibit,”Detroit, MI.

                        Ann ArborArtCenter, “The Print 2008,”Ann Arbor, MI.

                        Scarab Club, “Silver Medal Exhibit,”Detroit, MI.

2007                Alma College, 28th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition,” Alma, MI.

                         Livonia Public Library Gallery, “10th Annual Exhibition of Fine Arts,”Livonia, MI.

                         Art Department Gallery, “2007 Wayne State University Undergraduate Art Exhibit,”Detroit, MI.

2006                Art Department Gallery, “2006 Wayne State University Undergraduate Art Exhibit,”Detroit, MI.

 

AWARDS:

2012                John M. Hartigan Memorial Scholarship for Painters, Ox-Bow Artist Residency.

2009                Second Place Award, “The Print,”Ferndale, MI.     

2007                Juror’s Choice Award, “10th Annual Exhibition of Fine Arts,”Livonia, MI.

 

PUBLICATIONS / REVIEW OF EXHIBITIONS:

2012               “Post-Industrial Complex.” Book published by: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

2008                Creative Quarterly No.13 (winter edition).      

2006                Trabskiy, Isaac. “Так Держать, Марат! [Russian for ‘Keep Going, Marat!’],” Forwards #542, April 14, 2006.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2012             Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI. Board member & V.P. of facilities.

2008              Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Detroit, MI. Internship, exhibitions department.

 

COMMISSIONS:

2007               Website logo, Conniesclothing.com, Oak Park, MI.             

                        Murals, Building By Design/Rouge River Architects, Southfield, MI.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2010-2011       Troy Parks & Recreation, “Acrylic and Oil Painting,”Troy, MI. Adult class.

                         BerkleyParks& Recreation, “Oil Painting,”Berkley,MI. Adult class.

2009                 Southfield Parks & Recreation, “Painting with Oils,” Southfield, MI. Adult class.