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Mara A. Scrupe Edit Profile

sculptor , visual artist

Mara A. Scrupe, American Visual artist, sculptor.


Scrupe, Mara A. was born on February 19, 1955 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Carolyn A. (Hanson) Sankey.


Bachelor, Macalester College, 1977; Master of Fine Arts, Bard College, 1995.


Founder, director WAVE Gallery, St. Paul, 1984. Instructor The Hand Workshop, Richmond, Virginia, 1988-1990. Executive director Greater Reston (Virginia) Arts Center, 1990-1991, Second St. Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1991-1992.

Visual artist, curator, educator, since 1992. Artist-in-residence Minneapolis Public Schools, 1982-1984, Minnesota State Arts Board, 1983-1987, 89, Sculpture Space, Utica, New York, 1986, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, 1994. Guest lecturer College of Associated Arts, St. Paul, 1983, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1983, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1986, Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute School, Utica, 1986, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1988, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1989, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, 1990, Radford (Virginia) University, 1991, Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisongburg, Virginia, 1992, Fayerweather Gallery, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1992, others.

Visiting artist The Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1993, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1993, Walters State Chamber C., Morristown Tennessee, 1993, adjunct professor sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1996-1997. Adjunct professor sculpture Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia, 1995.



Member fundraising committee Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Support Group Charlottesville, since 1992. Active National Museum Women in the Arts, Washington. Member International Sculpture Center, Washington Sculptors Group, WashingtonProject for Arts, Second St. Gallery, 1708 E. Main Artists Collectivie, Tri-State Sculptors Guild, College Art Association, Southeastern College Art Association F C.


Married Daniel J. Holm, July 19, 1986.

Carolyn A. (Hanson) Sankey Scrupe

Daniel J. Holm