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www.MariasIdeas.com                       Maria DeSimone Prascak                     www.SlothLady.com
NEWS ~ Recent Projects & Art Shows
ART SHOW SCHEDULE

* Maria's sole exhibition, 28 original paintings ~ U.S. Courthouse, Pittsburgh ~ Aug.15 through Dec.1, 2019
All artwork in exhibit is for sale    www.pawd.uscourts.gov

* Ladies Night Out ~ National Aviary ~ Sept. 20, 2019 ~ 6pm-10pm      www.aviary.org

​* PA Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival ~ Oct. 18,19,20 & 26, 27, 2019     www.familyfestivals.com

* The National Aviary ~ 2 day Art Camp open to the public, art activies with Maria, and booth of Maria's artwork ~ November 2 & 3, 2019      www.aviary.org

* Greater Pittsburgh Arts & Cratfs Holiday Spectacular ~ Nov. 22,23,24, 2019      www.familyfestivals.com


  1. Booth #3138 second level
March 1-10, 2019
    Booth #3138 second level March 1-10, 2019
  2. Over 450 feet of Murals at Sarris Candies
www.Sarris Candies.com
    Over 450 feet of Murals at Sarris Candies www.Sarris Candies.com
  3. Featured in Whirl Magazine ~ 
See In the Media page
    Featured in Whirl Magazine ~ See In the Media page
  4. Featured in Post Gazette with
 National Aviary
    Featured in Post Gazette with National Aviary
  5. LIVE painting Night in the Tropics National Aviary 2016
    LIVE painting Night in the Tropics National Aviary 2016
  6. Featured guest with art  Pittsburgh Today Live KDKA TV  2018
    Featured guest with art Pittsburgh Today Live KDKA TV 2018
  7. LIVE painting Night in the Tropics National Aviary 2018
    LIVE painting Night in the Tropics National Aviary 2018
  8. LIVE painting National Aviary Night in the Tropics 2017
    LIVE painting National Aviary Night in the Tropics 2017
  9. Maria's Art on 3 billboards ~ Featured artist  Wings & Wildlife Art Show 2017
    Maria's Art on 3 billboards ~ Featured artist Wings & Wildlife Art Show 2017
  10. Featured artist  Wings & Wildlife Art Show National Aviary 2017
    Featured artist Wings & Wildlife Art Show National Aviary 2017
  11. Featured guest with art & National Aviary Pittsburgh today Live 2017
    Featured guest with art & National Aviary Pittsburgh today Live 2017
  12. Volunteer teaching paint class at Little sisters of the Poor, Pittsburgh 2018
    Volunteer teaching paint class at Little sisters of the Poor, Pittsburgh 2018
  13. Mom posed in the chair after painting it for Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 2015
    Mom posed in the chair after painting it for Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 2015
  14. Finished animal murals at Jambo Grille PGH Zoo & PPG Aquarium 2015
    Finished animal murals at Jambo Grille PGH Zoo & PPG Aquarium 2015
  15. Completed quick fact signs for
 Pittsburgh Zoo 2015
    Completed quick fact signs for Pittsburgh Zoo 2015
  16. Painted Alligator Drum for Community Day event Pittsburgh Zoo 2015
    Painted Alligator Drum for Community Day event Pittsburgh Zoo 2015
  17. Designed Pgh. Zoo Carousel mural, supervised 25 PPG Paints employees 2018
    Designed Pgh. Zoo Carousel mural, supervised 25 PPG Paints employees 2018
  18. Held first art show for my students, residents at Little sisters of the Poor 2018
    Held first art show for my students, residents at Little sisters of the Poor 2018
  19. Completed Siamang exhibit Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium  2016
    Completed Siamang exhibit Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 2016
  20. Volunteer teaching Little Sisters of the Poor, Pittsburgh 2019
    Volunteer teaching Little Sisters of the Poor, Pittsburgh 2019
  21. Finished Pgh. Zoo fence design Kids Kingdom, painted by volunteers 2015
    Finished Pgh. Zoo fence design Kids Kingdom, painted by volunteers 2015
  22. Design for Pgh Zoo fence design volunteer community day 2015
    Design for Pgh Zoo fence design volunteer community day 2015
  23. Finished quick fact signs for The Islands exhibit Pittsburgh Zoo 2015
    Finished quick fact signs for The Islands exhibit Pittsburgh Zoo 2015
  24. Curated 6 month sole exhibit of my art for Bakery Society Pittsburgh 2018-2019
    Curated 6 month sole exhibit of my art for Bakery Society Pittsburgh 2018-2019
  25. Created & Install Pretzel People at Sarris Candies with help of Zoom Corporation
    Created & Install Pretzel People at Sarris Candies with help of Zoom Corporation
  26. Featured artist for National Aviary Art show
    Featured artist for National Aviary Art show
  27. Book Signing April 20 Laurie's Hallmark    Click for details
    Book Signing April 20 Laurie's Hallmark Click for details
  28. Pittsburgh Penguin Community Mural Project
    Pittsburgh Penguin Community Mural Project
  29. LIVE Painting 2019
    LIVE Painting 2019
  30. STEAM Camp
    STEAM Camp