Maureen O'Leary

www.maureenoleary.net
info@maureenoleary.com  

Instagram - @maureen__oleary 

Lives and works in New York City and on Long Island, New York

Education
International Center of Photography, 2009-2010
Art Students League, 2005-2010
Yale University, B.S., 1987

Selected Solo and Two/Three Person Exhibitions

2020 
Not in my backyard, with Sarah Hughes and Meryl Bennett, Public Swim, New York, New York 

2017
What's Not to Like but Everything, Earlville Opera House, Earlville, New York

2016
havens. Hangars, with David Shaughnessy, curated by James Brittingham, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York

2015
Honey Lane (or number 352), One Arts, Burlington, Vermont

2014
Belle Mort, with Terri Phillips, Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee

2013
Maureen O'Leary Recent Paintings, Center Stage Cuts and Culture, Newark, New Jersey

2010
Look, Listen, with Valerie Kelemen, Lucky Gallery, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York

1996
Maureen O'Leary, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, Maryland

1995
Maureen O’Leary, new paintings, GO!, Arlington, Virginia

1990
Paintings: Maureen O’Leary, Art Attic, Baltimore
Maureen O’Leary (Harriet Hale Woolley Fellows Exhibit), Fondation des États-Unis, Paris

1989
Untitled, D.C. Space, Washington, D.C.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Quarantine Quotidian, Cristin Tierney, New York, NY
ASUNDER, Tussle Projects, NY 
What We Create May Save Us, Ejecta Projects, Carlisle, PA
Breeding the Unfamiliar, Quaid Gallery, Tampa, Florida.

2019
American Wilderness, Art Lab Tokyo and Art Lab Akiba, Tokyo, Japan
What Surrounds, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, Connecticut
Anthropocene Blues, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York
Summer group exhibition, Ejecta Projects, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Flora, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, Kansas
Group Show, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York
Ten Years of Photographs, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, Kansas

2018
Superfine! (art fair), Washington, D.C.
Life in Analogue, curated by Kristen Gaylord, Fort Works Art, Forth Worth, Texas
Members show, curated by Tom McGlynn, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York
Squaring the Circle, Fondation des États-Unis, Paris, France
Lasciare la Terra/To Leave Earth, Palazzina Liberty, Giardini Margherita, Bologna, Italy
Language of Perception, Artspace, Loveland, Colorado
Domesticity, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, Kansas

2017
How to Draw a Tyrant, curated by Jasmine Dreame Wagner, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York
ATM Cigarettes Flowers Lottery God Bless Deli 2, Space Heater Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Sketch Open, Rabley Drawing Center, Marlborough, United Kingdom

2016
Playing Favorites, curated by A.W. Strouse, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York
The Reconsidered Landscape, Perry and Carlson Gallery, Mount Vernon, Washington
Fall Show, curated by George Turner, New York Arbor, Rockaways, Queens, New York
I'll be your mirror, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, with Terri Phillips, Laura Parker and Linda Robinson

2015
Family Album, curated by Candace Moeller, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York
Emerge, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, Kansas
Uncharted, Lewis Art Gallery, Milsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi
Profiles, Shoestring Press, Brooklyn, New York
Bushwick Open Studios, Wayfarers, Brooklyn
What Does Art Add? Figuring the More-than-Human World, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey
The Body in Eden, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2nd Annual Artists’ Books Exhibition, WOCA Projects, Forth Worth, Texas

2014
Picture Books, Power Plant Gallery, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
M.A.C.H.I.N.E. Consciousness, Gallery West, University of Texas at Arlington
Viewpoints, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey
The Trip, Loft 594, Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York

2013
Art of the Figure, Gallery North, East Setauket, New York
Material Witness, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia
Winter show, Todd Art Gallery. Murfeesboro, Tennessee
Valdosta National, Valdosta State University Fine Arts Gallery, Valdosta, Georgia
Art of the Urban Environment, Cakewalk Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

2012
Summer Show, Staten Island Museum
Contemporary, Traditional and Emerging Work from All Over Ireland, Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen, United Kingdom
27th International Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler, Texas

2011
PHOTOMONTH, Gallery 50 and Packard-Reath Gallery, Rehoboth and Lewes, Delaware
Black and White, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York
Under the Influence, Foto Foto, Huntington, New York
Early Morning/After Dark, MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Midwest Center for Photography, Center Gallery, Wichita, Kansas

2008
Small Works. Border Walls, Boltax.Gallery, Shelter Island, New York

1989
Resident and guest artists, Fondation des États-Unis, Cite Universitaire, Paris

Artist Books and Editions

2018
Lasciare la Terra/ To Leave Earth, Samantha Robinson, Kate Kosek, George Ferrandi, Maureen O’Leary and Macon Reed.  Limited edition print portfolio published by Wayfarers.

2013
Belle Mort, O’Leary, M. A., and T. Phillips. 2013. Paper Chase Press, Los Angeles. Artist photo book.

2010
Look/Listen, Volume 1, Susanna Kohn (editor), Look/Listen Press (cover)

Catalogues and Books

2018
Ten Years of Photography, retrospective on the Midwest Center for Photography, curator Linda K. Robinson

2017
Art Shape Mammoth, curated by Margaret Coleman

2013
Material Witness, Dalton Gallery of St. Agnes College, curators Judy Parady and Katherine Smith

2011
Early Morning, After Dark, MPLS Photo Center, curator Peter How

Grants and Awards

2017
Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn Arts Fund Grant (to Wayfarers with George Ferrandi and Christy Gast), 2017

1990
Harriet Hale Woolley Fellowship (painting), Fondation des Etats-Unis, Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris

Public Collections

Fondation des Etats-Unis, Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris, France

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (Belle Mort in Indie Photobook Library), Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Press

2020
Strouse, A.W. 2020. NIMBYMedium.
Zises, H. 2020 Not in My Backyard: Interview with Maureen O’Leary. Fine Art Globe.

2019
Lambert, A. 2019. What surrounds, Ely Center of Contemporary Art. Delicious Line.
Slattery, B. 2019. Ely Center Strikes a Climate Nerve. New Have Independent. October 30, 2019
Lambert, A. 2019. Anthropocene Blues at Wayfarers Captures our Ephemeral Moment. Ante. Mag.

2018
Gellert, C. A. K. 2018.  Visions of liberty, rooms with a view. Transatlantica: Revue d'études américaines.
Sokolova, A.  When you hear the word palazzo. Artsy.
Il Collettivo Antonello Ghezzi con CNA Cultura, Dalla Palazzina Liberty dei Giardini a New York, l'arte e gemellata. CNA Cultura on You Tube.
Bologna, big apple per gli artisti.  Maureen O'Leary, artista alla Palazzina Liberty con il collettivo Antonello Grezzi e CNA Cultura. CNA Cultura on You Tube.
Gemellaggio Artistico Bologna.  2018.  Confederazione Nazionale dell’Artigianato e della Piccola e Media Impressa, Bologna.  https://www.bo.cna.it/eventi/evento/gemellaggio-artistico-bologna-newyork
Albani-Burgio, P. Three artists consider nature of awareness at Loveland’s Artspace Gallery.  Loveland Reporter-Herald

2017
Axiomakaros, A. 2017.  Maureen O'Leary's Suburban VernacularArtsy.
Strouse, A. W. 2017.  Cool day job. One Rooph. February 6.

2016
Hunter, S. 2016, Perry and Carlson: a new game in town, Cascadia Arts Weekly. 11 (50), p. 16.
Hannan, P. 2016 Nature and some numbers. The Wave, Rockaway Beach, New York.

Artist’s Writings

2018
Interview with Cynthia Reynolds, Number: Inc. magazine, Vol. 96.
Catalogue essay for Squaring the Circle, Fondation des États-Unis, Cité Universitaire, Paris.

2017
Review, Props for Pictures by Douglas Degges. Art Shape Mammoth Blog.

2014
Review, Belle Mort performance by Terri Phillips, Number: Inc. magazine.

Professional Service
Board member, Wayfarers studio program, Brooklyn, New York, 2016-present

Record covers
Senator Flux, Spectacles, Testicles, Wallet and Watch, Resonance Records, 1988.

Artist Talks/Panel Discussions
2020 
Artist talk on the exhibition Breeding the Unfamiliar, Quaid Gallery, Tampa, Florida

2019
Artist talk on the exhibition What Surrounds, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT
Interview and talk with curator Jane Ursula Harris, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York

2018
Interview and talk with curator Tom McGlynn, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, New York
Artist talk for the exhibition Squaring the Circle, Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris
Artist talk for Language of Perception, Loveland ArtSpace, Loveland, Colorado

2017
Artist talk for exhibition What’s not to like but everything, Earlville Opera House, Earlville, New York

2015
Panel Discussion, What Does Art Add? Figuring the More-than-Human World, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey
Artist Lecture accompanying exhibition Honey Lane, One Arts, Burlington, Vermont







       




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