Mary Armstrong




GALLERY AFFILIATIONS
Mary Armstrong is represented by:

Taylor Graham Gallery
New York, New York
Contact Abby Taylor: abby@taylorandgraham.com

Cross Mackenzie Gallery
Washington, DC
Contact Rebecca Cross: becca@crossmackenzie.com

SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2013        Mary Armstrong, Gallery at Rhodes Art Center, Northfield, MA
2011        Any Given Moment, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, Ma
2009        Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2007        Memory of Desire: Mapping The Venetian Lagoon, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2006        24 Hour News, Paintings, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA.
2003        Heart Beats, Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA
1993        Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1991–92  A Ten Year Retrospective, Felicita Foundation, Escondido, CA
1990        Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1987        Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1985        Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2011        ARMSTRONG and STELLACCIO, Cross Mackenzie Gallery, Washington, D.C
2000        MARY ARMSTRONG: Drawings, SUSAN HEIDEMAN: Paintings, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, R.I
1996        MARY ARMSTRONG and SUSAN HEIDEMAN, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, R.I.

SELECTED GROUP EXHBITIONS
2011        Off The Wall, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
2010        Way After Cannaletto, Art Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA
2009        Going Places, Bachelier Gardansky Gallery, Kent, CT
                New Work New Walls, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2008        Now and Then, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2006        Abstraction, The Clown Gallery, Portland, ME
2005        Presence, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2003        Landscapes From The Permanent Collection, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
                Vessels, Bachelier, Gardansky Gallery, Kent, CT
                EIRE|LAND, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
                Points of View: New England Artists in Ireland, New Art Center, Newton, MA
2002        Works on Paper, Bachelier, Gardansky Gallery. Kent, CT
                Still Life, Bachelier, Gardansky Gallery, Kent, CT
2001        Fellows of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland
1999        The Search Beyond The Surface, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
                Artists as Teachers, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College,  Chestnut Hill, MA
1998        Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland, ME (Catalogue)
1997        Land and Body, University of Florida Art Galleries, Gainsville,  Orlando, Miami, FL
1996        Skowhegan at 50: The Maine Legacy, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, and Maine College of Art Baxter Gallery, Portland, ME
1995        The 800. Show, G.W. Einstein Gallery, New York, NY
                Inspired By Nature; A Contemporary View, Boston College Museum Of Art, Chestnut Hill, MA.
                Alumni Drawings, Celebrating Forty Years of Visual Arts at Boston University School School For The Arts. Boston University Gallery, Boston, MA (Catalogue)
                Recent Acquisitions, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA.
1995, 94, 93  The Armstrongs: Three Generations, The Rose Gallery, Kent, CT
1994        A Gallery Retrospective, California Center for The Arts, Escondido,CA
1993        Summer Salon, Victoria Munroe Fine Arts, New York, NY
1993        A New Naturalism: Mary Armstrong and Tom Blackwell. Gallery 53, Cooperstown, NY                   
1992        The Painters, Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1991        Artists Respond To War, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
1987–89  New England Now, Contemporary Art from Six States, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA (Traveling exhibition; catalogue)
1986        Skowhegan Ten Year Retrospective, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY                
                Fifty Works: Selections from the EF HuttonCollection, An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum & Art Center, Coral Gables, Florida, 1986;
                and EF Hutton Collection, New York, NY, 1987

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Boston Public Library
Federal Reserve Bank, MA
Fidelity Investments, MA
Decordova Museum, MA
Graham Gund Collection, MA
Readers' Digest Corporation, NY
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, NY
Amerada Hess Corporation, NY
A.T. & T. Long Lines, NY
Chemical Bank, NY
Hospital Corporation of America,  TN
Miami-Dade Community College, FL
Northfield Mt. Hermon School, Northfield, MA

HONORS AND AWARDS
1995        Fellowship, Balinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
1995        Individual Grant for Works on Paper,
                The New England Foundation For The Arts
1980–81  Fellowship, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1980        Fellowship, The Artists Foundation
1979–80  Fellowship, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1977        Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
                Mural Competition Winner, Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, Boston, MA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Cate McQuaid, “Interplay of Light” The Boston Globe, January, 2012
Cate McQuaid  “Into The Dream” The Boston Globe, January, 2010
Cate McQuaid, “Looking at Venice in The Abstract”, The Boston Globe, January 3, 2008
Cate McQuaid, “Gallery Pick”, The Boston Globe, April 27, 2006
Christine Temin,  “Boston College Show Showcases Faculty, The Boston Globe, July 30, 1999
Alicia Faxon, “Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, Mary Armstrong and Susan Heideman“, Art New England, August/September, 1996, p. 50
Robert L. Pincus, "Exhibit Traces Landscapists' Development", The San Diego Union, January 3, 1992, p. D-3
Leah Ollman, "Armstrong's Lush Works Ease The Soul", Los Angeles Times, San Diego County, November 27, 1991, p. F-12
Ronny Cohen, "Mary Armstrong at Victoria Munroe Gallery", Art Forum, Summer 1990, p. 168
John Loughery, "Arts reviews, Mary Armstrong at Victoria Munroe Gallery", Arts Magazine, February, 1988,  p. 104.
EF Hutton & Co. Fifty Works:  Selections from the EF Hutton Collection, exhibition catalogue, New York: EF Hutton and Company
Leo Castelli, Skowhegan Retrospective, exhibition catalogue, New York: Leo Castelli Gallery 1986                          
Anne Williams, Objects Observed, exhibition catalogue, Summit, NJ: Summit Art Center, 1986
Grace Glueck, "Mary Armstrong at Victoria Munroe", New York Times, April, 1985, p. C20

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE
1994        Original Visions, McMullen Museum, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
1998        Redressing Kathleen, McMullen Museum, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1976–89  Art Teacher, Charles River School, Dover, MA
1989–2010   Studio Art Faculty, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.
                 Teaching Experience:
                 Foundations Drawing and painting
                 Foundation and Advanced Painting
                 Color Theory and Practice
                 Principles and Concepts in The Arts, taught in collaboration with The Lynch School
                 Honors Thesis Advisor:
                 2008, Amanda Bradley, Philosophy and Art History Thesis
                 2009 Larissa Belcic, Linguistics and Painting Thesis

EDUCATION
1977        Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1976        M.Ed., Lesley College, Cambridge, MA
1972        B.F.A. Boston University, School of Visual Arts, Boston, MA