Artist Bio

Mary K. Corp, Western Artist

Mary K. Corp, Western Artist

Western artist, Mary K. Corp, enjoys expressing her passion for nature and life in her watercolors. Her use of intense and often colorful palettes is matched by her bountiful energy and joy of living. Mary enjoys the free flow of watercolors combined with her choices of warm colors that express the nuances of nature and everyday objects that grab her attention every day.

Solo Shows:

Pendleton Center for the Arts Lorenzen Gallery, Pendleton, OR, 2008.

Pendleton City Library, Pendleton, OR, 2008.

Betty Feves Memorial Gallery, Pendleton, OR, 2009. Two-person show.

Juried Shows:

Carnegie Art Center Juried Show, Walla Walla, WA, 2007.

Hermiston ArtWalk, Hermiston, OR, 2006-2009.


Honorable Mention Award, Hermiston Art Walk, Hermiston, OR, 2008.

Open Shows:

Arts in the Park, Hermiston, OR, 2007-2008.

Umatilla County Fair Open Class Art Show, 2002-2007.

Pendleton Regional Open Show, 2006.

Invited Presentations:

“Art about Agriculture,” Pendleton Community Room, September, 2008.

“Paintings & Glass,” Blue Mountain Community College, Art Apreciation Class, January, 2009.

Featured articles: “County agent’s artwork expresses her love of ag,” Western Farmer Stockman Magazine, November, 2008.

Workshops and Classes:

Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton, OR. Oct-Nov, 2009

Heppner Creative Arts, Heppner, OR. Nov. 13-14, 2009

Memberships: Watercolor Society of Oregon, 2007-present.

Pendleton Center for the Arts, 2006-present.

Allied Arts of Tricities, 2006-present.

Education: Western Washington University, 1973-1975, studied art and education.

Eastern Oregon University, 1989, Bachelor of Science

Portland State University, 1995, Master of Business Administration

Gallery Representation:

Kay C’s Art & Collectibles Gallery, 167 E. Main Street, Hermiston, Oregon. (541)289-1800

Pendleton Center for the Arts, N. Main Street, Pendleton, Oregon.

Allied Arts Gallery, Jadwin Ave, Richland, Washington.

Kay C's Art Gallery 167 E Main St, Hermiston, OR (541) 289-1800