1998 MFA, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

1995 BFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL


2020 Light and Space, The Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA

She is the Great Me, Ladies Room L.A., Los Angeles, CA

2018 Into Her, Nan Rae Gallery, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

2012 Diamond Jubilee, Terrain Exhibitions, Oak Park, IL

2011 In Brio, Annie Wharton Los Angeles, West Hollywood, CA

2009 12 Gauge, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2007 The Magic Hour, I Space Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000 IDEAL, Knoxville Station, Champaign, IL

1998 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Steinberg Gallery of Art, Washington University, St. Louis, MO


2019 Repeating Fragments, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Mary Anna Pomonis and Allison Stewart: The Collectivists, Brand Library, Glendale, CA,

Mary Anna Pomonis and Allison Stewart: Orange and Blue, CB1-Gallery Project Space, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Rosette , Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles,

Practice, Practice, Practice, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA,

Coming To The Table with the Association of Hysteric Curators, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

2015 LA Woman on Her Own Terms, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA

2014 Pomona Tarantella, Perform Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA

LA Woman, the Marrickville Garage, Sydney, Australia

2013 Sanctified, organized by Mary Anna Pomonis, the Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA

Mutual Appreciation Society with Laura Owens, the Los Angeles Mart

Critology, organized by Ron Laboray, Western Carolina University Museum of Art, and the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles

The Exhibitionists, South of Sunset Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art

Fresh Benefit Auction, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

The Eagle and Rock Show, curated by Bettina Hubby, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Epiphany Conservation Trust Auction, organized by Alma Ruiz, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, CA

One Night Stand on Walpurgisnacht, organized by Michael Arata and Doug Harvey, Inglewood, CA

One Night Stand Rome, Venice and Florence, organized by Michael Arata

The Thirteenth Grade, a group participatory drawing action organized by MAP and Justin Stadel at PØST, Los Angeles, CA

The Chelsea Years, Space B Gallery, New York, NY

2010 The Way the Morning Broke Was Quite Unusual, Annie Wharton Los Angeles, CA

Precious, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, FL

OPEN, West Los Angeles College, CA

2009 About the Night, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, CA

2008 Mirror/Mirror, Circus Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

LAJE, curated by Lisa Melandri, Carl Berg and Tyler Stallings, LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Purple Haze Project, curated by Megan Sherwood, Square Blue Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

Lucid/Ludic, curated by Alexandra Grant at Mt. St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

Girlfriends, Wives and Lovers, curated by Megan Sherwood, Postartum Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2003 Painting by Letters, Curated by Eve Wood, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

In Studies of Defection Investigate Joints , Curated by Sabina Ott, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Fun and Games, curated by Julie Zemel, Winslow Garage, Los Angeles

L.A. Black and White, curated by Joe Jarrell, BGH, Santa Monica, CA

2002 Between the Virtual and the Actual, Crowe T. Brooks Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Fork, curated by Mark Housely (Dutcher), Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Mirror/ Mirror. Greenleaf Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA.

2001 You Are Here, (two person exhibition with Sabina Ott), Wayward Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

Post-Postcard, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

One Night Stand, curated by Mark Dutcher and Mike Arata, Farmer’s Daughter, Los Angeles, CA

Mail Art Exhibition, Made In California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Bing Hall

2000 Group Show, Wayward Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

For Example, Acuna Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Wall Space, Miller Durazo, Los Angeles, CA

One Night Stand. Farmer's Daughter, curated by Michael Arata, Los Angeles, CA

1998 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Steinberg Gallery of Art, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Outer Scapes/Inner Spaces, Saint Louis Design Center, MO.


2018 Miranda, Carolina, Datebook: Ethereal Architecture, 35 Years of Assemblage and Work That Spans a Quarter Mile, The Los Angeles Times, October 26, 2018.

2017 Robinson, Leanna, Women on the Verge of a Cultural Breakthrough , Artillery magazine, May 2017.

Wagley, Catherine, MoCA's Carl Andre Exhibit Prompts Local Feminists to Wonder, Donde, Esta Ana Mendieta? , LA Weekly,May 2017,

Stromberg, Matthew, Protestors Honor Ana Mendieta at LA Opening of Andre Retrospective , Hyperallergic,April 14, 2017.

Miranda, Carolina, Why Protestors at MOCA's Carl Andre Show Won't Let the Art World Forget About Ana Mendieta, The Los Angeles Times, April 2017.

Carl Andre Exhibition at LA MoCA Sparks Protests , Artforum, April 2017.

2016 Wood, Eve, Pick of the Week , Artillery, January 2016.

Carey, Brainerd, The Lives of the Artists , Yale University Radio, January 2016.

2015 Mary Anna Pomonis, Studio Visit , Hyperallergic

2014 Teaching Artists Institute, KPCC

2012 Artsy, Avashay, A Rock and Eagle Shop, Which Way LA, National Public Radio, March 30, 2012.

2011 Cheh, Carol, In Brio at Annie Wharton Los Angeles, Mary Anna Pomonis Shows How Diamonds Really Are a Girl’s Best Friend, LA Weekly. November 2011.

Wood, Eve. Mary Anna Pomonis In Brio at Annie Wharton Los Angeles , White Hot Magazine.

Mosheni, Yasmin. Beyond the White Cube: Mary Anna Pomonis Takes On Elizabeth Taylor and Hot Rod Paint, The Huffngton Post, November 30, 2011

Cheh, Carol. The Thirteenth Grade, Another Righteous Transfer, July 23, 2011.

Wilson, Sara. Diamonds After Divorce: Mary Anna Pomonis’ Engagement Ring Art . The Huffington Post. January 2011.

Cheh, Carol. Mary Anna Pomonis, Walspurgisnacht, Another Righteous Transfer, April 30, 2011.

2010 Taft, Catherine. Top 10 Shows in Los Angeles. , Saatchi Online. November 2010. Tuck, Geoff. Notes on Looking. November 2010.

OPEN. Flavor Pill pick., May 2010.

2009 Vista, Sandra. The Handwriting is on the Wall ,Whitehot Magazine. July 2009.

Wharton, Annie. Because the Night. ,The O.C. Weekly. October 2009.

2007 Wood, Eve. Staying Alive. Art US. Issue 20, Winter 2007.

2003 Knight, Christopher. A game of show and tell. The Los Angeles Times, E26. November 21, 2003.

Cutajar, Mario. Painting By Letters . Art Scene, 17. November 2003.

Frank, Peter. Pick of the Week. L.A. Weekly, 124. May 16, 2003.

2001 Wood, Eve. You Are Here. Art Week, 23. November 2001.


2009 Otis College of Art and Design Teacher of the Year

2007 Art Center College of Design DBL Scholar

2006 Western Association of Schools and Colleges , Personal Commendation for Outstanding Accreditation Coordination and Reporting

1995 Mary McClellan Award, Outstanding Senior, Visual and Performing Arts

1994 Helen E. Platt Blake Award , Outstanding Junior in Fine Art- Painting

1991 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award for Public Relations


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