Mary Kathryn Jablonski
OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY-THURSDAY, 9am – 5pm
Mary Kathryn Jablonski acts as Administrative Director for One Roof, One Big Roof, and the Saratoga Stress Reduction Program, specializing in promotions, writing and design. Her involvement with One Roof began on a freelance basis, designing covers and editing several book projects with One Roof founder Dr. Selma Nemer. Jablonski’s poetry appears in Dr. Nemer’s book The Beheaded Goddess. As a visual artist & poet, Mary’s creative work focuses on nature and human nature and has been said to demonstrate a longing for connection. Coincidentally, as Administrative Director, Mary’s role is one of outreach, providing information on holistic health. She keeps operations in house running smoothly, answering questions and compassionately connecting clients with practitioners and programs in order to assist them on the path to healing & improved health.
Jablonski received degrees from Cazenovia College and Skidmore College and has studied at the Studio Art Centers International (Florence, Italy), the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute School of Art (now Pratt), and the University at Albany. She has studied poetry with Carolyn Forché, Frank Bidart, and Henri Cole, among others.
Jablonski has been a contributor at Numéro Cinq magazine. She is the author of the poetry chapbook To the Husband I Have Not Yet Met, and the 2019 book-length poetry collection Sugar Maker Moon, available from Dos Madres Press. The recipient of several awards, grants and fellowships, her work has appeared in numerous print & online journals including the Atticus Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Poetry Film Live (UK), Poetry Ireland Review, Quarterly West, Salmagundi, and Tupelo Quarterly.
Jablonski has run poetry programs in her region, frequently lecturing on visual poetry. She served as a gallerist at Skidmore College, from 2002-2010, and as arts coordinator for the Arts Center Gallery in Saratoga from 1999-2002. Her video/poem collaborations with filmmaker Laura Frare have been featured internationally in journals, film festivals and exhibitions, and her artworks, exhibited throughout the Northeast, are held in private and public collections.