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Mary Lou Stewart
1932 S. Halsted St. #507, Chicago, IL   60608

  Owner/Operator: Mary Lou Stewart
Primary Medium: Painting, Mixed Media

Artist Biography

Mary Lou has been a practicing artist for over 30 years creating both large (e.g., 7' x 11') and small (e.g., 8" x 10") scale abstract landscape acrylic paintings with collage elements stressing pattern and texture. Her work has been widely exhibited in one person and group exhibitions both in national and international exhibitions. Her work has received several honors and is included in museums and private collections nationally.

Mary Lou Stewart received a B.F.A. in Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute in Sculpture and a M.F.A. in Fine Arts in Painting from Mills College in Oakland, CA. Prior to coming to Elmhurst College, she had several years of experience teaching art and art education at colleges and universities. She has taught undergraduate art courses for over 20 years. At Elmhurst College of Art Department she teaches courses in drawing and painting and oversees the K-12 art certification program. She has been on the faculty at Elmhurst College since 1997 and chaired the Department of Art from 2001-2012.
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