Mary Zeran is a third generation American artist who makes abstract collage bursting with joyous color, luscious surfaces, and layered abstract forms.
Undulating brushstrokes capture her emotional connection to the land.
Her work has exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. She holds a MA and MFA in metalworking, drawing, and sculpture from University of Iowa, where she studied with Chunghi Choo, and David Dunlap
Her awards include a 2% for the Arts Award from the Cedar Rapids Visual Arts Commission, and studio residency at Oregon College of Art in Portland, Oregon. Her work is included in numerous private and corporate collections including, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, and The University of Iowa.
She maintains a home and studio in the rolling hills of Central Iowa.