Marilyn Rea Nasky


Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum Laude, Fort Lewis College, May 1975
Fall 1974-75 and winter 1980-81, 6 additional hours of Independent Study in painting with noted artist, Stanton Englehart

Professional workshops:

Carrie Burns Brown, First Frontier Collage Society, spring 2004
Barbara Nechis, Watercolor, fall 2004
Mary Alice Braukman, Collage Intensive, Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2005
Mary Wilbanks, Waterloo Watercolor Group, April 18-22, 2005
Patti Brady, Golden working artist’s program, fall 2005
Michael Schlicting, water media October 15 -19, 2007
Juliet Van Otteren, photography Sept. 2-23, 2007
Robert Burridge, First Frontier Collage Society, Sept. 8-12, 2009
John Hulsey, Ann Trusty, Plein air oils, RMNP, Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 2011
John Hulsey, Ann Trusty, Plein air oils, Ghost Ranch, Abiqui, NM, June 2012
Rusty Jones, Plein air oils, Wenmohs Ranch, Spicewood TX, Feb, 2013
Chroma Teaching Artist Program-ongoing


Show History:

Juried Shows:

Austin Visual Arts Association, 7th Annual 12by12 Show and Sale, Austin Art Space, Dec. 1, 2011-Jan. 7, 2012
Round Rock Arts Council Abstract Show, Round Rock Art Space, RR TX, Sept. 1-29, 2011
Real Gallery Juried Show, Real Gallery, Austin TX, Sept.19-Oct. 1, 2011
AVAA Fall Juried Show, Austin Art Gallery, Austin TX, Oct. 27-Nov. 26, 2011
AVAA Membership Show Austin Art Space Gallery, Austin TX, May 2011
6th Annual 12 Buy 12 Juried Exhibition Austin Art Space Gallery, Austin TX, Nov 2010
6th Annual What Texas Means to Me Austin Art Space Gallery, Austin TX, June 2010
Rythms of Nature, Studio2Gallery , June 2010
AVAA Membership Show, Studio2Gallery , Austin TX , July 2010
Studio2Gallery, Featured Artist, August 2010

Invitationals and other:

Real Gallery “Wall to Wall”, EAST, Nov. 2011
Arthouse 5 x7, Arthouse, Austin TX May 2010
Nature Inside Out Dell Community Center Gallery at the J Austin TX April 14, 2011
Casa De Linda Art Center, New Braunfels TX, April 15-May 14, 2011
Austin Art Space Resident’s Show, October, 2010
Botanical Beautiful Vino 100 Round Rock TX, October ,2010
Alluring Abstraction Real Gallery, Scarbrough Building, Austin TX, Jan 31-Feb 26, 2011
The Rainbird Gallery, Blanco TX-ongoing

Work experience:

Marilyn has been an artist in residence at the new Austin Art Space Gallery since 2008 and is a current participant in the Chroma Teaching Artist’s program.

Please visit her webpage at

The artist began the Chroma Working Artist’s Program in June 2006 and became part of Chroma Teaching Artist’s program in Jan. 2007. The teaching artist’s program involves giving and teaching classes using Chroma Interactive pigments, and mediums. Marilyn has presented several workshops for local art organizations, including Waterloo Watercolor Group, First Frontier Collage Society, and 620 Group.

Ms. Nasky has 16 years credible experience in the public schools as an Art instructor and a Texas Lifetime Teaching certificate in Art K-12 and Secondary Language Arts. Her teaching career and professional career as an artist have gone hand in hand since she began teaching art on the Navajo Reservation in Kayenta, AZ in 1975.

Exhibition History:

Arthouse 5 x 7, Austin  TX, May 2010
Bass Concert Hall, Austin TX, Austin Art Space Resident’s Show, May 2010
Austin Art Space Gallery, Austin TX, Resident’s  Show, April 2010
St. David’s Women’s Center Gallery, Austin TX, April 2010
Creative Arts Society, University of Phoenix at Austin, Austin TX, April 2010
Rainbird Gallery, Blanco TX, March 2010
Northwest Hills Gallery, Austin TX, February 2010
Happy Trails Gallery, Austin TX, December 2009
Austin Art Space Gallery, 12 x 12 Show, December,  2009
East Austin Village Tour, Austin TX, November  2009
Studio2 Gallery Juried Exhibition, Austin, TX, October 2009
Studio2Gallery, South Art Fest, Austin TX, September 2009
Austin Art Space Juried Show, Austin TX, July 2009
Austin Art Space Gallery Resident’s Show, Austin TX, June 2009
Waterloo Watercolor Group Juried Exhibition, Austin TX, May 2009, Merit Award
Arthouse 5×7, Austin TX, May 2009
Waterloo Watercolor Group, Austin TX, May 2008, Merit award
AVAA ABIA Poster Contest, ABIA Austin TX, January 2008
Capitol Art Society, Hang Ups Gallery, Lakeway TX, October 2007
Waterloo Watercolor Group Juried Exhibition, Austin TX, October 2007, Merit award
Arthouse 5 x7, Austin TX, May 2007
Capitol Art Society, ABIA, Austin TX, November 2006
Arthouse 5 x 7, Austin TX, May 2006
TexArts: Horizons Texas, Lakeway TX, April 2006
Watercolor Watercolor Group Juried Show, Austin TX, January 2006, Second place and merit award
Gulf Coast National Juried Exhibition, Port Arthur TX, October 2005
Capitol Art Society: Art in the Garden, Austin TX, August 2005
Arthouse 5 x 7, Austin TX, May 2005
Waterloo Watercolor Group, Austin TX, October 2004, Show Chair
Capitol Art Society: Art in the Garden, Austin TX, August 2004
First Frontier Collage Society Juried Show, Austin TX, August 2004
Arthouse 5 x 7, Austin TX, May 2004
21st Annual National Exhibition, Corsicana TX, April 2004
Escape Artisan’s Gallery: Featured Artist, Georgetown TX, Nov 2004
Arthouse 5 x 7, Austin TX, May 2003
Waterloo Watercolor Group Juried show, Austin TX, October  2002
Dougherty Arts Center, Austin TX, October 2002
AVVA Avannti Artist, Austin TX, April 2002
Capitol Art Society, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin TX, December 2001
Watercolor Watercolor Group Membership, Austin TX, September 2002