Mary Carlson

Born: 1951, Stevens Point, Wisconsin


2010 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2010 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


2012 "Textility," Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ,
Curated by Mary Birmingham and Joanne Mattera
2011 Flag Day, curated by Janet Goleas, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
2010 Poisoned Apples, curated by Monroe Denton, Fredereike Taylor Gallery, New York City Cognitive Consciousness, Lesley Heller Gallery, curated by Robert Walden, NYC Smack Mellon Benefit, Brooklyn, New York
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 Poterry, 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, New York City 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

2010, Perreault, John, Artopia - May
2005, Mueller, Stephen, Gay City News, "Personal Statements in Just One Color", June 23 - 29
2005, Barone, Mary. "Out with Mary", Artnet, Nov 11
2003, Auer, James."Arts center goes its own way", Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 25
Conner, Jill.
2001,Johnson, Ken. "Art in Review", The New York Times, Friday, April
2001, Gomez, Edward M. "Taking the Spirit of Brooklyn on a Florida Vacation", The New York Times, Sunday, September 26
2000, Kino, Carol, "Mary Carlson at Bill Maynes", Art in America, February
1999, "Art Galleries", The Village Voice, June 1
Temin, Christine, "Imagination
Robinson, Walter.
1999, Schmerler, Sarah. "Avoiding Objects," Time Out New York, February 4-11, (illustrated)
1999, Harrison, Helen A. "In Islip, Experimentation and Installation," The New York Times, August 29
1998, Schaffner, Ingrid. "Mary Carlson at Bill Maynes", ArtForum, May
1998, Drolet, Owen. "Mary Carlson – Bill Maynes", Flash Art, May-June
1997, Gluck, Grace "Art Guide ", The New York Times, Friday, November 28
1996 , "Art in Review", The New York Times, Friday, March 1
1995, Smith, Roberta, "The New, Irreverent Approach to Mounting Exhibitions,"The New York Times, January 6
1994, Wallach, Amei, "Dialogue Among Curators Is a Mind Game With Art", Newsday, December 30
1993, Getting to Know You: Sexual Insurrection and Resistance, exhibition catalogue, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Spring
1994, Levin, Kim, "Choices", The Village Voice, December 27
1992, Cotter, Holland. "Art in Review", The New York Times, Friday, April 10,
1992 , "Goings on about Town", The New Yorker, April 6,
1991, Faust, Gretchen. "New York in Review", Arts Magazine, February
1990, Zimmer, William. "Everyday Expectations with a Twist", The New York Times, December 23


2010, Kalm, James, "Faded Flag", video opening at Long Island University, May
Cottingham, Laura. "getting to kNOw you: Sexual Insurrection and Resistance", Neue Bildende Kunst
2001, Runs Wild in 'Wonderland', The Boston Globe, January 30
2000, Etheral and Material, exhibition catalog, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, September 21 - November 21
2000, Omlin, Sibylle, "Nicht nach der Nature, "Neue Zurcher Zeitung, January 12
Pilcher, Cathrin, Editor. :Engel:Engel, Legenden der Gegenwart, exhibition
1998, Pop Surrealism, exhibition catalogue, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connection
1997, Nahas, Dominique. "Review", Mary Carlson, December 1
1997, catalog, Kunsthalle Wien, Springer Wien/New York publishers
1996, Princenthal, Nancy. "Mary Carlson at Bill Maynes", Art in America, November
1996, Denton Monroe. Mary Carlson: Furnished, exhibition catalogue, Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York, February.
1996, Body Language, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, October
1995, Identita e Alterita: Figures of the Body 1895/1995, exhibition catalogue, la Biennale di Venezia. Marsilio Editori, June
1993 Larson, Kay. Clothing as Metaphor, exhibition catalogue, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, January
1991, The Interrupted Life, exhibition catalogue, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, September
1989, Deitch, Jeffrey. Psychological Abstraction, exhibition catalogue, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece, July
1987, Rinder, Larry. "Corporate Culture", Manhattan, Inc., February
1986, Cameron, Dan. "Ten to watch", Arts Magazine, September
1986, Brenson, Michael. "Participation in the Cultural Zoo", The New York Times May 30


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