Mary Carlson

biography

born: Steven's Point, Wisconsin, 1951

AWARDS

2007  New York Foundation for the Arts Grant
1993  John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (sculpture)
1988  National Endowment for the Arts (sculpture)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014  
Paradise, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NYC

2012  
Beautiful Beast, Studio 10, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

2010 
Faded Flag, Art/Omi, Ghent, NY
Flags, Plates & Demons, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NYC
Faded Flag, Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University, Brooklyn 

2001 
The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Bill Maynes Gallery, NY

1999 
From Nature,  Bill Maynes Gallery, New York

1997 
Bill Maynes Gallery, New York

1996 
Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York

1994 
Holly Solomon, New York

1992 
Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1987 
Michael Klein, inc., New York

1986 
Curt Marcus Gallery, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012  
Rockslide Sky, curated by Carleen Sheehan, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, NYC
Modern Times, curated by Shari Mendelson, Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC
Text, Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY
Textility, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 
Spring in Boston, Drive-By Gallery, Watertown, MA
Sculpture, Big, Small and Casual Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2011 
Spiral Bound, curated by Howard Foster, UC San Diego, CA
Flag Day, Islip Museum, Islip Long Island, NY, curated by Janet Goleas

2010 
Teacup Show,  Rose Burlingham and Turtle Point Press, New York City
Poisoned Apples, curated by Monroe Denton, Fredereike Taylor Gallery, NYC
Cognitive Consciousness, Lesley Heller Gallery, curated by Robert Walden, NYC

2009 
By a Thread, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, curated by Miles Manning, New York City
Twin, Twin, curated by Matt Freedman, Big, Small Casual Gallery, Long Island City
Deaccession, curated by Amanda Sheck and Phily Knight, FLAG Foundation, NYC   
Laura Newman and Mary Carlson, Big, Small Casual Gallery, Long Island City

2008 
Pulse Art Fair, New York Foundation for the Arts booth, New York City

2007 
Group Show, Rose Burlingham & Lindsey Brown, Clinton Corners, New York

2006 
Color Correction, Roger Smith Hotel, NYC
B Side, Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
  
2005 
Monochrome, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NYC
Somewhere Outside It, Schroeder/Romaro, Brooklyn
Synthesis and Distribution: Experiments in Collaboration, Pace University, NYC
Ripe for Picking, Jim Kempner, New York City

2004 
Power T’s, Pierogi Gallery and Four Walls, Brooklyn

2003 
Pins and Needles, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Water, Water, curated by Lilly Wei, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Williamsburg Salon, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
Vessels, curated by Joe Fyfe, Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, NYC

2001 
Brooklyn, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL
Sculpture, Flipside Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Wonderland, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston (catalog) 
Collecting Ideas:Works for the Polly and Mark Addison Collection, Denver Art Museum

2000 
Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
Galerie Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland
Ethereal and Material, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington 
Muscle: Power of the View, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
Quirky, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City 
Gallery Artists, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York City

1999 
Skin, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Avoiding Objects, Apex Art, New York City
Lab Works, Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York

1998 
Conversation – Gregory Botts and Mary Carlson, Art Resources Transfer, NYC
Surreal Pop – Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
A.R.T., Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1997 
Engel, Engel, Kunsthalle am Wien, Vienna, Austria and
Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Projects.doc, Shiffler Collection, Cincinnati, Ohio

1996 
Shirts & Skins, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
SculptureCenter at Roosevelt Island, SculptureCenter, New York City
Body Language - New York, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Thin Air: Examining the Ethereal, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York City

1995  Identia e Alterita, Venice Biennale, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy
          …It’s How You Play the Game, Exit Art/The First World, New York
          More Than Real, Gallery 404, University of Illinois, Chicago
          Susan Inglett Gallery, Gramercy Park Hotel, New York
1994  Created/Mutated, Dru Arstark Gallery, New York
          Material Concerns, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn
          Whateva, Dru Arstark Gallery, New York
1993  Exquisite Corpse, Drawing Center, New York
          Artists’; Early Work, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
          Group Show, Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco
          Clothing as Metaphor, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami
          Mapping: An Index of Experience, Germans van Eck, New York
          Patently Missing, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
          Bodily, Penine Hart Gallery, New York
1992  Getting to kNOw you, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin and
          Stadtisches Kaufhaus, Leipzig, Germany
         
A New American Flag, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
1991  The Interrupted Life, The New Museum, New York
1990  Something Strange, White Columns, New York
          Blood Remembering, Newhouse Gallery, Snug Harbor, Staten Island
          Death and Desire, Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York
1989  Psychological Abstraction, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
1988  Ironic Abstraction, University Art Galleries, University of South Florida, Tampa
          Window Installation, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York
          Desired Paths, Outdoor Sculpture at Schulman Park, White Plains, New York
          Shape as Form, Penine Hart Gallery, New York
1987  The Level of Volume, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
1986  Group Show, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York
          Emerging Artists 1986, Cleveland Center of Contemporary Art, Cleveland 
          New Sculpture, Michael Klein, inc., New York
1985  Summer Selection, Castelli Uptown Gallery, New York
          New Art, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco
          Appropriations: Black & White, Vanguard Gallery, Philadelphia