MARIA DRISCOLL MCMAHON


solrane@earthlink.net

www.mariadriscollmcmahon.com

www.2X2collective.com


Education:


MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2008

MA, Marywood University

BS, Kutztown University, summa cum laude


Teaching:

2012 - 2017 - Adjunct Faculty: TC3, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Painting 1 and 2, Drawing 2, Mixed Media

2016  - Adjunct Faculty: Ithaca College, “Map It: Systems in Drawing”  (Will resume in the fall)

2015 - 2016 - Adjunct Faculty, Corning Community College, Drawing 1, Mixed Media

2015 - 2017 - Activities Leader/Artist in Residence - “Portrait Project” and Art Club


Awards and Residencies:


2015 / The New York State Council on the Arts' Artist’s Crossroads Grant / A Frost Hollow Class Reunion: Class of 1857 to 1938administered locally by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes


2012 / Jan/Feb / Sculpture Space / with 2x2 / Utica, NY


2011 / NYFA MARK’11, the New York Foundation for the Arts’ competitive professional development program for artists in New York State


2010 / The New York State Council on the Arts' Artist’s Crossroads Grant / This Mad Attachment: The Burdocks Project / administered locally by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes / for


2006 /  The New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization program, administered locally by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, held workshops in my studio and curated “Art on the Water, 2006” and “”X’s” held at Vanishing Point Studio and Art Gallery, Lockwood, NY


2005 /  The New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization program, administered locally by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, held workshops in my studio and curated “Art on the Water, 2005,” and “”X’s” an art exhibition featuring the work of regional women artists including, Dianne Hodack, Janet Sherman, Jen Pawol, and Christine Bahr with a special performance by held at Vanishing Point Studio and Art Gallery, Lockwood, NY


2003 / September / International Assemblage Exhibition, second place winner/ Gallery 24, Berlin, Germany


2001 / Arts Partnership Award presented by The ARTS of the Southern Finger Lakes


1994 / Susquehanna Regional Exhibition / Roberson Art Museum, Binghamton, NY Merit Prize Winner


Performances and Solo Shows:


2014 / February / Elevator Music and Art Gallery / New Roots Charter School @ The Clinton House / Ithaca, NY


2013 / September / Blue / Performances on the Farm / Saunder's Farm / Garrison, NY


2013 / August / Performance at The Stanley Center for the Arts / Utica, NY


2013  / Private Properties / Performance at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art / Peekskill, NY


2012 / March / Burrtha Marches / Street Performance on Market Street, Newark, NJ, and in front of the Essex County Courthouse with The People’s Organization for Progress.


2012 / January / Burrtha goes to College / performance at Pratt @ Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute /  Utica, NY


2012 / February / Burrtha goes shopping / Utica, NY


2010 / December / This Mad Attachment: The Burdocks Project / The Loom / culminating exhibition in fulfillment of a Crossroads Decentralization Grant through the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, for a multi-disciplinary art project including drawing,

sculpture, video taped interviews and performances / Waverly, NY


2010 / October / This Mad Attachment: The Burdocks Project / Street performance / Sparky’s Tavern, Waverly News, Broad Street, Waverly, NY


2008 / August / Still Life with Calving Iceberg / MFA thesis exhibition / Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT,


Solo Shows with 2x2 Collective:


2013 / October / Double Consciousness / The Arts Center of the Capital Region / with 2x2 / Troy, NY


2012 / March / S k i n  H i d e s  / Gallery Aferro / with 2x2 / Newark, NJ


2012 / Jan/Feb / Works in Progress Show / Sculpture Space / with 2x2 / Utica, NY


Selected Group Shows:


2016 / March / A New Light: A Spring Awakening / Studio 5404 Art Space / Massapequa, NY


2014 / November-December / Brains, Boobs and Backbones / curated by Carla Rae Johnson / Paramount Hudson Valley Theater Mezzanine Gallery / Peekskill, NY


2013 / November / Screening / This Mad Attachment: The Burdocks Project / Black Box Theater / The Arts Center of the Capital Region


2013 / October / Rude and Bold Women / Red Tent Studio / Binghamton, NY


2013  / The Body as Landscape / Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art / through July 18th / Peekskill, NY


2013 / April / Reach: One Minute Video Fest / screened at Popcorn Noir  / Easthampton, MASS and at other venues during REACH.


2013 / In/Equality / 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY


2013 / Here and Now / Exhibit A / Corning, NY


2012 / November / Figure Show / Pratt at MWP, a division of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute / Utica, NY


2012 / 5th Peekskill Project / Street Performance Opening Weekend /  a citywide site-specific exhibition of cutting-edge contemporary art / Peekskill, NY


2012 / July / Backlash / On Women’s Basic Rights and Freedoms  / Soho Chelsea / New York, NY


2012 / June / Paradoxes in Video 3 / The Garage 4141 / SanDiego, CA


2012 / January / Big Draw / Goggleworks / Cohen Gallery / Reading, Pa.


2011 / August / Nature Nourishes / Art Space Hartford / Hartford, CT


2010 / October / This Mad Attachment: The Burdocks Project / Street Performance with Cathleen Anne Mason Deery, Jesse Bennett, Aurelio Catano, Aileen McEvoy / (videotaped by Kayla Tunnicliff), / Broad Street, Waverly, NY 


2010 / December / Invitational / State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY


2010 / June / Borders / I Made An Art / with Marianne Darlin Solhaugstrand, Tanja Thorjussen, Anthony Cerretani / Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY


2009 / March / New Expressions / New Century Artists / with Mark Lerer,  Linda Ganus, Linds Dujack, Fritz Ehrlmann / Chelsea NYC


2007 / Moving Possibilities / Corning, NY


2006 / August / Out of the Box / Corning, NY


2006 / December / Current / Art Mission / with Felix Eddy, Syau-Cen Lai, Maria Driscoll McMahon, Dan Root / Binghamton, NY


2006 / March / The Whimsical Dreams of August / Avenue Art Gallery / with Dianne Hodack, Siouxsie Grady, Mary Edwards, Yvonne Lucia, Chris Bahr / Endicott, NY


2006 / Outer Worlds, Interior Lives / Clinton House Art Space / with Mavin Staub Ambrose, Janet Sherman / Ithaca, NY


2003 / September / International Assemblage Exhibition, second place winner/ Gallery 24, Berlin, Germany


2003 / July / Cabaret of the Nameless / State of the Art Gallery, with Oreste and Dorothea Kirsch / Ithaca, NY


2003 / June / Past Tense, Present Perfect / Autumn Leaves Gallery, Ithaca, NY


2003 / May / Member's Show / State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY


2003 / Women's Issues / Avenue Art Gallery, Endicott, NY


2001 / October / Bande / Orangery of the Bruhler Schloss, Cologne, Germany


2001 / September / Rude and Bold Women/ YWCA, Binghamton


1999 / January / Invitational / State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY


1998 / George Waters Gallery / with Elizabeth Garrison and Ann Sullivan / Elmira, NY,


1998 / Three Views / 171 Cedar Arts Center / with Christopher Ellison and Daniel Swerdloff / Corning, NY


1998 / Invitational Show / State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY


1994 / Susquehanna Regional Exhibition / Roberson Art Museum / Merit Prize Winner / Binghamton, NY


Newspaper, Catalogs, Magazines, Blogs:


2014 /  Here / zine publication of VCFA premiere issue / “Slow” /


2013 / On exhibit: 'Double Consciousness' explores race, gender, class / By Amy Griffin

/ Thursday, December 5, 2013 / http://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/article/On-exhibit-Double-Consciousness-explores-race-5038453.php#photo-5556661


2013 / The Farm Project 2013 / Collaborative Concepts @ Saunders Farm Catalogue / Garrison, NY


2013 / Wall Street International / 2x2 Collective: double consciousness / http://www.wsimagazine.com/uk/diaries/agenda/arts/2x2-collective-double-consciousness_20131008150945.html#.Ul2-zCiaQTM


2013 / Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Artist Highlight blog / http://hvcca.blogspot.com/2013/05/peekskill-project-v-artist-highlight.html


2011 / Robeau, Lori & Talbot, Karen / Nature Nourishes Catalogue / Create Space / CT Art Connection / Hartford, CT / August


2010 / Hicks, Matt / Telling their Stories: The Burdocks Project profiles local lives / The Morning Times / Sayre, Pa., March


2009 / McCormack, Ed / Drawing Takes Center Stage in Chelsea Survey / Gallery & Studio / Vol. 11, No. 4, New York / April/May


2003 /  Solomon, Karey / United in Art: Three artists share a vision in new exhibit / Ithaca Times / July


2001  / Von Silke Riese /  Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (newspaper) / Zwischen Ernst Und Heiterkeit, Drei Kunstler wollen Seiten ihrer Seelenverwandtschaft zeigen (Between seriousness and mirth, three artists will show their affinity) / Bruhl, Germany


1998 / Innovative Women Artists to show work at Elmira College / The Star Gazette.


Panels and Lectures:


2014 / Looking to Read: Teaching Media Literacy in the Art Classroom / College Now workshop for teachers / Tompkins Cortland Community College


2013 / November / Arts Center of the Capital Region / Black Box Theater / screening and talk


2013 / August / Social Responsibility and Graphic Intervention / workshop for teachers in collaboration with Dianne Hodack, professor of Digital media / Tompkins Cortland Community College /


2013 / March / Teaching Social Activism in the Classroom Conference / Teaching Students to Imagine Social Change /  chaired by Kat Schneck with Diedra Krieger, Maria Driscoll McMahon and Krisanne Baker / Museum of the City of New York


2012 / February / Artist’s Talk with Pratt @ MWP art students / Sculpture Space / Utica, NY


2013 / Peekskill Project V / Artists Andrea Bianconi, Astra Howard. Maria Driscoll McMahon and Lana Yu in conversation with Curator and Artist Marcy B. Freedman, HVCC / Peekskill, NY