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Mary Beth McKenzie

Mary Beth McKenzie, N.A                                   * elected to the Academy, 1994 American Born, Cleveland, Ohio,1946                               Website:                Education:                  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Cooper School of Art, Cleveland; Art Students League,                                                               NYC; National Academy of Design, NYC; Studied with Robert Philipp, Robert Brackman,                                                          Jose Cintron, Daniel Greene, Burton Silverman                Solo Exhibitions:     The Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, NJ   1998                                       Joseph Keiffer Gallery, NYC   1991      Frank Caro Gallery, NYC   1998-1999      FAR Gallery, NYC  1980      National Arts Club, NYC  1976Selected Group          Self-Portrait (life masks) included in Self, Artists in their Absence, National Academy Museum 2015                 Exhibitions:                The Artists Gaze, Seeing Women in the 21st Century, Sirona Fine Arts, Miami Florida 2015                                  Trapeze Artist, part of a suite of thirteen monotypes, included in a circus installation,                                                                 Prints from the Permanent Collection, in the Johnson Gallery for  Prints and Drawings at                                                            the Metropolitan Museum of Art on view for 3 months,  2012      Untitled Diner, Monotype, Sketch and Plate on view for 3 months in the Johnson Gallery    for Prints and Drawings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art   2009Looking at You , Self Portrait Exhibition, curated by William S. Lieberman at the   Metropolitan Museum of Art on view  January through September   2001       Invited Artist, Inspiring Figures, an exhibition celebrating American Women in Figurative          Art at the Butler Institute of American Art 2010        The Figure in Contemporary Art, ACA Galleries, NYC 2010      Artists and Monitors at the Alex Adam Gallery of Art   2009      Recent Acquisitions, National Academy Museum   2004      Honoring Women, New York Historical Society   2004      Challenging Tradition: Women of the Academy 1826-2003, National Academy Museum 2003             Works on Paper, McDonnel & McKenzie, RH Love Gallery, Chicago   1998                                    Contemporary Prints, Forum Gallery, NYC   1986      Monotypes, Weintraub Gallery, NYC   1984                Museum                       Metropolitan Museum of Art Modern and Contemporary Painting Collection                Collections:                 Metropolitan Museum of Art Prints and Drawings Collection      National American Museum, Smithsonian Institution      Brooklyn Museum      New York Historical Society      Museum of the City of New York      National Museum of Women in the Arts      Butler Museum of American Art      New Britain Museum of American Art      National Academy Museum      Art Students League                Selected Awards:    Greenshields Foundation Grant, Stacey Foundation Grant Edward Mooney Traveling                                                            Scholarship, Thomas B Clarke Prize, National Academy Annual                 Publications:              A Painterly Approach, book by Mary Beth McKenzie, Watson-Guptill, 1987                Instructor:                  Art Students League, National Academy School of Fine Arts since 1981