M A R Y M c D O N N E L L



SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016  Vernal Moves, Centotto, Bushwick, NY
2015  B-side, Delta College, University Center, MI
           Wait, Weathervane, Brooklyn, NY
2014  clear pause, Graham Gallery, New York, NY
2011   For the Listener, Graham Gallery, New York, NY 
2009 Touch, Graham Gallery, New York, NY
2007  New Paintings, Graham Gallery, New York, NY
2005  James Graham Gallery, New York, NY
            Paintings Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
2004  James Graham Gallery, New York, NY
            Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI
2003  Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
            Gallery II, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2002  Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
            The Viewing Room/Margaret Bodell/Caroline Kerrigan, New York, NY
2000  Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
            Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI
            Cold August Margaret Bodell Gallery, New York, NY
1997   Albert Insinger Gallery, New York, NY
1993   Gallery II/A.I.R.Gallery guest exhibition, New York, NY
1992   Akin Gallery, Boston, MA

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2017  Sallly's Spring Invitational, New York, NY
2016  Incipiences, the Buggy Factory, Bushwick, NY
          Zürcher Salon, Zürcher Gallery, NYC
2015  Minimax, Bullet Space, NYC
           Retrospective VCCA, La Chapelle Sainte-Catherine, Port d'Auvillar, FRANCE
           On Paper, Weathervane, Brooklyn, NY
           Cinco de Mayo, 490 Atlantic, Brooklyn, NY
2014  Art=Text=Art, Works by Contemporary Artists, UB Anderson Gallery
            University of Buffalo, NY
2013  The Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Art=Text=Art, curated by
            Elizabeth Schlatter and Rachel Nackman, Hafnarfjörður, ICELAND,
2012   Zimmerli Art Museum, Art=Text=Art, curated by Marilyn Symmes,
             Elizabeth Schlatter and Rachel Nackman, Rutgers University, NJ 
             Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 
             New Jersey City University, NJ, Arcadia Now, curated by Tom McGlynn
2011    Richmond University Art Musuems, Art=Text=Art, curated by
             Elizabeth Schlatter and Rachel Nackman, Richmond, VA 
             Apex Art, Private Stash, A Musician's Eye, New York, NY
             Christine Price Gallery, Arcadia Now, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT
             Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY Drawn/Taped/Burned:
             Abstraction on Paper
 
2010   Visual Arts Gallery of the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY,
             curated by Isabel Taube and Tom Huhn, Between Picture and Viewer:
             The Image in Contemporary Painting
 
2009    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, SPAIN,
             New York, New Drawings 1946–2007 
2008    Kunst-und Gewerbeverein, Regensburg, GERMANY
             Amerika trifft Bayern
2006    James Graham and Sons, New York, NY  Summer Show
2005    Delaware Center for Creative Arts, Wilmington, DE
             Scratching the Surface/Abstraction Now
2004   James Graham and Sons, New York, NY  Working on Wood
             The Kresge Art Museum,Paintings That Paint Themselves or so it Seems, 
             East Lansing, MI
             Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME  Exquisite Corpse
             The Lower East Side Girl’s Club, NY, NY  A Woman’s Work is Never Done
             Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA  4 Abstract Paintings
             Space, New York, NY  Dialogue Abstract
2002   Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY Playground
2001   The Viewing Room, New York, NY  Up, Up and Away
             Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA  Summer Group Show
             Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX  Mary McDonnell/Casey Williams/
             William Wood

             Jay Grimm Gallery, New York, NY Abstraction
2000  Margaret Bodell Gallery, New York, NY NURTUREart Silent Auction
             Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA Summer Show 
             Wall Street Viewing Room, New York, NY Fifty-two Artists We Like
             Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI
1998    Lindenberg Gallery, New York, NY Five New Abstract Painters
1994    Halcyon Gallery, Baltimore, MD Jennifer Dixon McBrien/Mary McDonnell
1992    Akin Gallery, Boston, MA Jon Groom/Mary McDonnell
             Akin Gallery, Boston, MA Symphony of Prosperity
1987    Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1985    Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
             Finger Lakes Exhibition
1984    Everson Art Museum, Syracuse, NY, Biennial Exhibition
             Visual Language Workshop, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA Syzygy

FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS
2017  CCA Andratx Residency, Mallorca, SPAIN
2013   St. James Cavalier Centre Residency, Valletta, MALTA
2012   Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, Sweetbriar, VA
2009  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, Sweetbriar, VA
2008  SOS Grant, New York State Foundation for the Arts
2007  Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus Residency, Schwandorf, GERMANY
             Milton and Sally Avery Foundation Fellowship, The MacDowell
             Colony, Peterborough, NH
2005   Blue Mountain Cente Residency, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
2004   Fellowship Award, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance
              Le Moulin à Nef Residency, Auvillar, FRANCE
2003   Distinguished Artist Award, Western Michigan University Art’s Centennial
2002   Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, Sweetbriar, VA
2001    Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, Sweetbriar, VA
1997    Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, Artist–in–Residence, Empire, MI
             Millay Colony for the Arts Fellowship, Austerlitz, NY
1991    The MacDowell Colony  Fellowship, Peterborough, NH

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Tom McGlynn, Mary McDonnell Clear Pause, The Brooklyn Rail web exclusive
     April 2014
Joan Waltemath, Art=Text=Art curated by Elizabeth Schlatter, The Brooklyn Rail,
     October 2011
Amy Ritchie, Richmond Arts Review, online arts blog, September 2011
Tod Lippy, Ellen Keiter, Drawn, Taped and Burned, Abstraction on Paper, online
     exhibition catalogue, Katonah Art Museum, 2011
Willliam Corbett, Mary McDonnell’s Back and Forth, exhibition catalogue,
     James Graham Gallery, 2011
Tom McGlynn, Arcadia Now, exhibition catalogue, Christine Price Gallery,
     Castleton State College, 2011
Isabel Taube, Between Picture and Viewer: the Image in Contemporary
     Painting, exhibition catalogue, School of Visual Arts New York, 2010
Tom McGlynn, Mary McDonnell Touch, at James Graham & Sons, The Left Bank
     Art Blog,  October 27, 2009
Marjorie Welish, Accumulation, The New York Observer, October 26, 2009
Walter Robinson, Weekend Update, Art Net, October 22, 2009
Mary McDonnell Touch, NY Art Beat, October 2009
Piri Halasz, From the Mayor’s Doorstep, October 15, 2009
Robert Shuster, Fall Picks, The Village Voice, September 2009
Karen Schiff, Letter from SEGOVIA, The Brooklyn Rail, May 2009
Elizabeth Finch, New York / New Drawings, 1946 to 2007, exhibition
     catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, 2009
Amerika trifft Bayern, exhibition catalogue, Kunst-und Gewerbeverein, 2008
Weite zerfliest wie Farbe, Der Neue Tag, 11.28.2007
Elisabeth Hirzinger, Aagepickter Apfel ersetzt den Pinsel,
     Mittelbayerische Zeitung 12.6.2007
Valerie Gladstone, Art News, January 2006
Piri Halasz, From the Mayor’s Doorstep, October 15, 2005
Meredith Fife Day, Art New England, Oct/Nov 2005
Eric Gelber, exhibition catalogue, James Graham Gallery, 2005
Cate McQuaid, Peeling Back the Layers, The Boston Globe, June 25, 2005
Piri Halasz, From the Mayor’s Doorstep, June, 2004
David Coleman, Art/Mary McDonnell, Elle Decor, May 2004
Jessica Alverson, The Western Herald, March 10, 2003
Cate McQuaid, Angles of Perception, The Boston Globe, September 27, 2002
Ken Johnson, Playground, The New York Times, June 14, 2002
Images and Events, AbstractArt Online, May 2002
Piri Halasz, Jeest! Abstraction, Too? From the Mayor’s Doorstep, No. 39: April 15, 2002
Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, April 8, 2002
John Yau, The Color of Air and Memory, exhibition catalogue, The Viewing Room, 2002
Pure Oxygen, Oxygen Media Network, May 2001
Critics Pick, Isthmus, Madison, WI, May 2000

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES, TALKS & WRITING
Theodore Roethke House, Workshop with inner-city school children, Saginaw, MI, 2017, 2016
Delta College, artist talk, University Center, MI, 2015
Amherst College,  artist talk, Amherst, MA, 2015
SUNY Rockland,  artist talk, Rockland, NY, 2015
Wellesley High School,  artist talk, Wellesley, MA, 2015
Central Michigan University,  artist talk, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Albion College,  artist talk, Albion, M
Grand Valley State College, Grand Rapids, MI, artist talks and student critiques for
     honor's course How to Love the World, 2014, 2012
catalogue entries on Tad Mike and Joel Shapiro, exhibition catalogue,
     Drawn/Taped/Burned, Abstraction on Paper, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah,
     NY 2011
Castleton State College, Castleton, VT, artist talk 2010
The Cedarwood Arts Center, Port Jervis, NY, artist talk 2008
catalogue entry on Sara Sosnowy, exhibition catalogue, New York/New
     Drawing, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, SPAIN, 2009
Workshop/Art Instruction Auvillar, FRANCE 2007
Grand Valley State College, Grand Rapids, MI, assignment for
     poetry & painting collaboration, 2007
Grand Valley State College, Grand Rapids, MI artist talk and student critiques, 2006
Kresge Museum of Art, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI,
     artist talk & student critiques, 2005
Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY, Adjunct Professor, 1985-86 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS 
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
New Mexico Museum of Art, Sante Fe, NM
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
CCA Andratx, Mallorca, SPAIN
The St. James Cavalier Centre, Valletta, MALTA
Aloisiuskoleg Bonn/bad Godesberg, GERMANY
The Davis Museum, Wellesley, MA
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Werner Kramarsky, New York, NY
 Meredith Monk, New York, NY
 Fidelity Investments, San Francisco, CA
 Hilton Americas Houston, TX
Copper Beech Capitol Management Inc, New York, NY
Pfizer Corporation, New York, NY
Ritz Carlton Battery Park City, New York, NY
90 Tremont, Boston, MA
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire, MI
    
EDUCATION
1984   MFA Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
1981   BFA Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
1977–78   Delta College, University Center, Michigan