Mary Bucci McCoy is an artist based in the greater Boston area, in the coastal town of Beverly. She has had solo exhibitions at venues inlcuding Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX; CG2 Gallery, Nashville, TN; Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA; the Artists Foundation, Boston, MA; Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, where she was also a visiting artist; and Salem State University, Salem, MA. Her work has also been included in numerous group exhibitions at venues including Divisible, Dayton, OH; Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA; Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH; Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA; Merrimack College, Andover, MA; and Emmanuel College, Boston, MA.
She received the 2015 Luz Dorrien Faculty Development Award from Montserrat College of Art, as wll as a merit-based grant from the Vermont Studio Center in support of her February 2015 residency. She was a nominee for the 2013 Brother Thomas Fellowship Awards and is a 2012 Massachusetts Cultural Council Painting Fellow. She is included in the curated White Columns Artist Registry, and has also been included in New American Paintings and New American Paintings: 15 Years.
Born in New Jersey, Mary grew up in the Philadelphia area and came to Boston for the Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts 5-year, 2-degree program, where she earned a BFA with a focus on sculpture through the Museum School and a BA in English from Tufts. Upon graduation she received the Alice Pratt Traveling Scholarship from the SMFA Ceramics Department which allowed her to spend a year studying sculpture at l'Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Geneva, Switzerland (now Haute École d’Art et de Design Genève).
Gallery represention: Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX