Mary Bucci McCoy
PAINTINGS
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 2016–17
 2015
 2012–14
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Johnson Gallery, Glen Urquhart School, Beverly, MA (Nov.–Dec.)
Jane Deering Gallery, Gloucester, MA

2016
Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX

2015
CG2 Gallery, Nashville, TN
Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX
Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2014
Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2013
Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2012
Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2010
Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
Hall Space Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2007
Artists Foundation (Main Gallery), Boston, MA

2005
Schlosberg Alumni Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

2004
Winfisky Gallery, Salem State University, Salem, MA

1994
Dean's Gallery, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA

TWO- AND THREE- PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014
Long Loud Silence: Mary Bucci McCoy & Erin Lawlor, Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX
Reconfiguring Abstraction: Lisa Russell and Mary Bucci McCoy, curated by James Montford, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA

2012
Lisa Russell and Mary Bucci McCoy: Distillation, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, MA

2008
Consequences of Geometry: Diane Ayott, Mary Bucci McCoy, Rose Olson, curated by David Raymond, McCoy Gallery, Merrimack College, N. Andover, MA
Consequences of Geometry: Diane Ayott, Mary Bucci McCoy, Rose Olson, curated by Craig Bloodgood, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA

2007
Industrial Strength: Mary Bucci McCoy, Andrew Mowbray, Chris Nau, curated by Kathleen Bitetti, Lillian Immig Gallery, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

1998
New Works, Piper Gallery, Cary Memorial Library, Lexington, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Explorations, New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA
Combined
, Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX

2016
Louder Than Bombs, curated by Douglas Witmer, Divisible, Dayton, OH
Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) V.2,
curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones, Corridor, Dayton, OH; boeckercontemporary, Heidelberg, Germany; Angelika Studios, High Wycombe, UK
Drishti: A Concentrated Gaze
, curated by Elizabeth Heskin and Patricia Spergel, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Everything 500, CG2 Gallery, Nashville, TN
10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA
Going Big, curated by Suzan Shutan and Susan Carr, Central Booking, New York, NY
Pop-up: NO SHAKE, NOT HERE, curated by Robert Moeller, Montserrat Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Survey Exhibition, CG2 Gallery, Nashville, TN
Inaugural Exhibition, CG2 Gallery, Nashville, TN

2014
Gallery Artists, Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX
Ground Cover: Contemporary Abstraction
between Figure and Ground, curated by William Kaizen, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
Aloe Vera, Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX

2013

Ice Water Flyswatter, curated by Douglas Witmer, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
Gifted, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
SouthEnd X NorthEast, curated by Adriana Gigi Mederos, Cultural Center of Rocky Neck, Gloucester, MA

2012
Ways and Meanings, Gallery Della-Piana, Wenham, MA
Big HUGE Small Works, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
Lisa Russell and Mary Bucci McCoy: Distillation, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

2011
Still, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
22 Artists, curated by Jeffrey Hull, A Street Gallery, Boston, MA
Seeing in Color, curated by Setheyny Pen, 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA (5-person)
Dialogues, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2010
Papyrus, curated by Chiharu Aizawa, AG Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY (4-person)
Twenty10, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
This Collective Pull: A Mass Collaboration, fivesevendelle, Boston, MA

2009
The Algorithms of Art, curated by Debbie Disston, McIninch Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

2005
National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
The Abstraction Show, Redbrick Gallery, Beverly, MA

2003
Running Hot and Steady, Slater Concourse Gallery, Aidekman Art Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA

2002
New Directions '02, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
9th Annual Juried Show, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA
New Art ‘02, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2001
New Directions '01, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Alumni/ae Exhibition, Tufts University Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, MA

2000
New Art Y2K, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
ENtitled/UNtitled, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
Works on Paper, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

1999
ENtitled/UNtitled, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
Small Works: Big Ideas, The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT

1998
All New England Color Show: Multi-hue, Multi-faceted, Multi-media, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

1994
In Retrospect: Four Perspectives, Dean’s Gallery, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2015
Luz Dorrien Faculty Development Award, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Vermont Studio Center Residency with merit-based grant, Johnson, VT

2013
Nominee, Brother Thomas Fellowship Awards, Boston, MA

2012
Massachusetts Cultural Council Painting Fellowship

2011
White Columns Curated Artist Registry, New York, NY (www.whitecolumns.org)
Finalist, Best Painting Show, 2010 New England Art Awards (Mary Bucci McCoy: Trace, Kingston Gallery)

2001
New American Paintings No. 32, Northeast Edition Feb/March, juried by Jessica Morgan

1985
Alice Pratt Traveling Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Ceramics Department, Boston, MA

1984
Haystack Mounain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Hull Creative Group, Boston, MA
Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
Private collections

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
Donna Tennant, "Recommendation: Mary Bucci McCoy at Gray Contemporary, Houston," Visual Art Source, July 19

2015
Joe Nolan, "The October crawl falls right into the middle of the autumn art season," Nashville Scene, October 1
"Going Big on the Lower East Side," Joanne Mattera Art Blog, August 4, 2015
"Going Big' at Central Booking," Gallery Travels: Seen Around Town, August 1, 2015

2014
365 Artists, 365 Days, interview, May 18
Cate McQuaid, "Shows that paint outside the lines, and one that sticks to the script," The Boston Globe, Wednesday, April 9
Cate McQuaid, "Arts: The Week Ahead," g Style, The Boston Globe, Thursday, April 3, 2014
"How Do You Define Success as an Artist?," ArtSake Blog, April 1 (artsake.massculturalcouncil.org)

2012
Greg Cook, "Distillation at RIC: The Purity of Paint", The Providence Phoenix, 4/19/12
Bill Van Siclen, "Artists Love to Paint But Also Love the Paint Itself", Providence Journal, 4/12/12
Cate McQuaid, "Galleries: Silence and Surprise", The Boston Globe, Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Lacey Daley, "Adding to History: Manifest at Kingston Gallery," ArtScope Email Blast, March 15, 2012

2010
Making the Art Seen, Artspace@16 Online Gallery, interview by Sand T, December 17
David Raymond, “Mary Bucci McCoy: Trace — Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA,” Art New England, Nov/Dec
Greg Cook, “Past and Present,” The Providence Phoenix, September 17
Daily Pick — Mary Bucci McCoy: Paintings, Weekly Dig, 12.23.09–1.6.10

2008
Anne Krinsky, "Diane Ayott, Mary Bucci McCoy, and Rose Olson: Consequences of Geometry", Art New England, Dec/Jan 2009
Kristin Walsh, "Math Meets Art: exhibit features works pbased on geometric shapes," The Patriot Ledger, January 19

2006
Dan MacAlpine, "Abstract Constructionists," Beverly Citizen, Thursday, March 9

2004

Shawn Hill, "Winfisky Gallery, Salem State College/Salem, MA — Mary Bucci McCoy: Fluid Geometries," Art New England, Dec./Jan.

2003
Cate McQuaid, "Two Groups, One Locale: New Year/New Work and Taqueria Cancun," The Boston Globe, Friday, January 17

EDUCATION

Ecole Superieure d’Arts Appliqués, Geneva, Switzerland (now Haute École d’Art et de Design Genève)
B.F.A. — School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, MA
B.A., English — Tufts University, Medford, MA



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