Small School presents Mary Mattingly
This event is part of the Small School fall visiting artist lecture series at the NCMA.
About the lecturer
Mary Mattingly is an interdisciplinary artist based in New York. She founded Swale, an edible landscape on a barge that circumnavigates New York’s public land laws, allowing anyone to pick free fresh food. She recently completed with the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de la Habana and the Bronx Museum of the Arts the public artwork Pull, two spherical ecosystems pulled across Habana to Parque Central and the museum. In 2018 she received a commission from BRIC Arts Media for What Happens After, which involved dismantling a military vehicle (LMTV) that had been to Afghanistan and deconstructing its mineral supply chain.
Mattingly’s artwork has been exhibited at the Cuenca Biennial, Istanbul Biennale, Havana Biennial, Storm King, International Center of Photography, Seoul Art Center, Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library, deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Palais de Tokyo, and Parrish Museum. She has been awarded grants and fellowships from the James L. Knight Foundation, Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, Yale University School of Art, Harpo Foundation, NYFA, Jerome Foundation, and Art Matters Foundation. She has a forthcoming book with the Anchorage Museum and Hirmer Verlag titled What Happens After.
Image: Courtesy of the artist