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Mary Elizabeth Frey, American artist.

Background

Frey, Mary Elizabeth was born on November 25, 1948 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Daughter of Harold and Matilda Frey.

Education

Bachelor in Fine Arts, College New Rochelle, 1970; postgraduate, Pratt Institute, 1970-1971; Master of Fine Arts in Photography, Yale University, 1979.

Career

Instructor photography, Project Art Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1977; director photography, Project Art Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976-1977; associate professor photography, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut, since 1989. National Education Association, Washington, 1994. Visiting artist Harvard University, Cambridge, 1984, Cooper Union, New York City, 1985, Yale University, New Haven, 1986, New York University, New York City, 1987, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1988, Northfield Mount Hermon, Northfield, Massachusetts, 1989, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1989, Hampshire College, 1992.

Harnish visiting artist Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1994-1995. Guest lecturer Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1984, Hartford Art School, 1988, Smith College Museum Art, Northampton, 1994.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Panopticon Gallery, Boston, 1974, Hollins College (Virginia) Art Gallery, 1977, Project Art Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1984, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, 1985, ZONE Art Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1988, Ledel Gallery, New York City, 1989, Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1991, Springfield (Massachusetts) Museum of Fine Arts, 1993, Arizona State University, 1994, Laelia Mitchell Gallery, Boston, 1995, Marlboro (Vermont) College, 1998. Group shows include Commonwealth Armory, Boston, 1974, Project Art Center, Cambridge, 1975, Boston City Hall, 1976, Yale University, New Haven, 1977, Webb & Parsons Gallery, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1978, Pleasant St. Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1979, Hampshire College, Amherst, 1980, Light Gallery, New York City, 1981, Memphis Academy Art, 1982, Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Cambridge, 1984, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, 1985, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1986, Aperture Gallery, New York City, 1986, 87, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut, 1988, Master of Science Gallery, Hartford, 1990, Smith College Museum Art, Northampton, 1992, 100 Pearl St. Gallery, Hartford, 1993, Artspace, New Haven, 1994, International Center of Photography-Midtown Eye of the Beholder, 1997, College of New Jersey, 2002, Smithsonian Institution, 2001, others. Represented in permanent collections at Art Institute Chicago, Museum Fine Arts, Houston, Smith College Museum Art, Northampton, International Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, Museum Modern Art, New York City, Coca-Cola Corporation, Atlanta, Bank of Boston, Springfield Technology Community College, Avon Corporation, others.

Connections

Married William M. Bennett, January 31, 1976. Children: Jacob F. and Nicholas F.

father:
Harold Frey

mother:
Matilda Frey

spouse:
William M. Bennett

child:
Jacob F. and Nicholas F. Frey