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artist , educator

Mary Lou Ynda, American Artist, educator. Avocations: mask making, fetish art, study of animal behavior. F C. Member Women's Caucus for Art.

Background

Ynda, Mary Lou was born on April 4, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Ernest Pastor Ynda and Mary Estella (Ruiz) Zapotocky.

Education

Student, Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, 1973-1979;Associate of Arts in Fine Arts, Los Angeles City College, 1976;Bachelor, California State University, Los Angeles, 1993.

Career

Instructor, Fashion Institute Design, Los Angeles, 1980-1981;teacher art to disabled, First St. Gallery, Claremont, California, 1991-1994;teacher art, Tierra Del Sol Foundation, Sunland, California, 1995-1996.

Achievements

  • Avocations: mask making, fetish art, study of animal behavior.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Double Rocking G Gallery, Los Angeles, 1983, Improv Theater West, West Hollywood, California, 1983, Exposition Gallery California State University, Los Angeles, 1983, Los Angeles Art Core Gallery, 1985, Polytechnic Technology School, Pasadena, California, 1986, Bad Eye Gallery, Los Angeles, 1987, Art in the Hall VI West Hollywood City Hall, 1989, Echo Park Gallery, Los Angeles, 1991, Art N Barbee Gallery, 1992, A Celebration of City Life, 1993, DADA Show-Downtown Lives, Los Angeles, 1994, 96, Women's Caucus for Art, Santa Ana, California, 1995, Olvera St. Gallery, Los Angeles, 2003, Sister Karen Gallery, Los Angeles, 2003, California Open for Long Beach Arts, 2007. Designer Spoken Word Civil Defense Long Days and Monster Nights, 1994. Contributing author poetry Spoken Word Voices of the Angels, 1982.

      Book review Yesterday and Tomorrow: California Women Artists, 1989. Archetypes and Contemporary Images in The Hispanic World. The City of Lancaster Museum/Art Gallery, Lancaster California, Popztlan District Attorney Center Arts, 2008.

Membership

Member Women's Caucus for Art.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mask making, fetish art, study of animal behavior.

Connections

Daughter of Ernest Pastor Ynda and Mary Estella (Ruiz) Zapotocky, m. Gary LynnColeman, September 1, 1956 (divorced February 1983). Children: Debra Lynn, Lisa Annette, David Gary.

Married Miles Ciletti, May 25, 1991.

father:
Ernest Pastor Ynda Zapotocky

mother:
Mary Estella (Ruiz) Zapotocky

spouses:
Gary Lynn Coleman

Miles Ciletti

children:
Debra Lynn Ynda

Lisa Annette Ynda

David Gary Ynda