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Mary Miss, American artist. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow, 1986; grantee National Endowment for Arts, 1974, 75, New York State Council on Arts, 1973, 76; project grant Mott Community College, Flint, Michigan, 1974; recipient Brandeis University Creative Arts award, 1982; American Academy Rome resident, 1989. Board directors American Academy in Rome.

Background

Miss, Mary was born in 1944 in New York City, AMERICA0. Daughter of David and Jeannette K.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1966;Master of Fine Arts, Rhinehart School Sculpture, Maryland. The Art Institute of Chicago, 1968.

Career

Guest lecturer University of California at Los Angeles, Columbia University, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, Architectural Association, London, Princeton University, New Jersey, U. Washington, Seattle.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1976, Nassau County Museum Fine Arts, Roslyn, New York, 1978, Fogg Art Museum Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980, Max Protetch Gallery, New York City, 1980, Brown University and University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1981, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, 1982, University California, Santa Barbara, 1983, Institute Contemporary Art, London, 1983, Protetch-McNeil Gallery, New York City, 1984, Danforth Museum Art, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1986, Architectural Association, London, 1987, Harvard University School Art and Design, 1990, Freedman Gallery Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1991. Group shows include LaJolla Museum, 1986, Los Angeles County Museum, 1985, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1981, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, 1976, Williams College Museum Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1976, Brooklyn Museum Art, 1977, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1977, John Weber Gallery, New York City, 1977, Max Protech Gallery, 1978, 80, Indianapolis Museum Art, 1980, Venice Biennale, Italy, 1980, Institute Contemporary Art, Boston, 1980, Des Moines Art Center, 1980, Los Angeles Institute Contemporary Art, 1980, Museum Art Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1981, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, German Democratic Republic, 1982, University South Florida, Tampa, 1983, The Clocktower Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York City, 1983, Institute Contemporary Art University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1983, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City, 1984, Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1985, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1985, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, 1985, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 1987, Queen's Museum, New York City, 1987, Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move Into the Mainstream 1970-1985, Cincinnati, 1989, New Orleans, 1989, Denver, Colorado, 1989, Philadelphia, 1989, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1992, Brooklyn Museum, 1993, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1993, Weatherspoon Gallery, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1993, Art Devf. Gallery, Paris, 1993, John Weber Gallery, New York City, 1993.

      Represented in permanent collections: Museum Modern Art, New York City, Guggenheim Museum, New York City, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio. Principal works include wood panel cut-outs Battery Park City Landfill, New York City, Sunken Pool, Greenwich, Connecticut, Blind Set, Lewiston, New York, Perimeters/Pavilions/Decoys, Nassau County Museum, Roslyn, Veiled Landscape, XIII Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, New York, Staged Gates, Hills and Dales Park, Dayton, Ohio, Mirror Way, Fogg Museum Harvard University, Field Rotation, Governors State University, Park Forest South, Illinois, Study for a Courtyard: Approach to a Stepped Pool, Institute Contemporary Art, London, Pool Complex: Orchard Valley, St. Louis, Arrivals and Departures: 100 Doors, Dallas Museum, Study for an Entry, Danforth Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts, Hayden Square, Tempe, Arizona, urban pavilion Architectural Association, London, South Cove, Battery Park City, New York City, University Hospital, Seattle, (reflecting pools, walkways and pergola to be viewed from waiting room), 1990, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania (central court new art center), 1991. Subject of various articles.

Membership

Board of directors American Academy in Rome.

Connections

father:
David K.

mother:
Jeannette K.