MARY ADDISON HACKETT
(Hackett, Mary Addison)

b.  1961, Atlanta, Georgia
Lives and works in Joshua Tree, California

EDUCATION
1995     MFA, Studio Art/Video, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL
1984     BFA, Painting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
              Additional studies, SAIC, Chicago, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016    The Repair Project, Seed Space, Nashville, TN
2016    A Tin of Egyptian Cigarettes, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2014    Crazy Eyes, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN  (catalog)

2013    Le Rayon Vert, Leu Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
2013    Shell Game, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN

2012    Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN
2012    John Davis Gallery, Carriage House, Hudson, NY

2011    Acts of Moral Turpentine, Track 13 Gallery, Cummins Station, Nashville, TN
2011    Flying Solo Exhibition Series, Nashville Int’l Airport, Nashville, TN

2010    Fluid: Elusive Chapters from the Passage of Time, Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2008    I forget now what all this is about..., Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  (catalog)

2007   Tornado Face Drawings, TAG Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

2005    Scramble: A Series of Unruly Drawings and Paintings, McNish Gallery, Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA

2004    Klusje Van Niks, Stichting, Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2003    New Roles for Spare Parts, Gallery 825 at Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002    Series 100 + Spare Parts, Zone 9 Art Flatfile Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018    Con - Testi , Opere e Dialoghi, ROMA - LOS ANGELES, Galleria Sinopia, Roma, Italia  (catalog)
2018    Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art, Ohio University, Athens, OH 

2017    Collections, Elephant Gallery, Nashville, TN
2017    Various Positions, Coop Gallery, Nashville, TN

2016    Broadcast, Keystone Gallery, curated by Kim Abeles and Ken Marchionno, Los Angeles, CA
2016    Encore, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
2016    Gallery Tally, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2016    Absolutely Incredible, Apothecary Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

2015    Art in America, Tiger Strikes Asteroid at the Satellite Show, Miami, FL
2015    SPE Caucus Exhibition, Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA
2015    Right Before My Eyes, Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN
2015    Gallery Tally Poster Project, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014    XX Redux: Revisiting a Feminist Collective, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange,CA*
2014    Tracers Takes Over, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio * 
2014    Monuments, Hotel Soap & Linear Progressions, Brownlee O. Currey Gallery, Watkins, Nashville, TN

2013    Levitational, LAX, curated by John O’Brien, Los Angeles, CA
2013    Mas Attack, L.A. MART, curated by Max Presneill & Artra Curatorial, Los Angeles, CA

2012    About Face, ACME., curated by Daniel Weinberg, Los Angeles, CA
2012    To Live and Paint in LA, Torrance Art Museum, curated by Max Presneill, Jason Ramos, Torrance, CA
2012    Hot Paint, Weekend, curators: Jay Erker & John Mills, Los Angeles, CA
2012    Line up Round 4, From the Gut with Heart, SUGAR, curated by Gwendolyn Skaggs, Brooklyn, NY
2012    10 Years L.A. @ Foundation Kaus Australis, curated by Carl Berg, The Prospectus, West Hollywood, CA

2011    Chainletter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011    Asynchronous Salon, curated by Carla Knopp, Marsh Gallery, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
2011    Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
2011    Everything's Coming Up Roses, curated by ML McCorkel, WG News + Art, Brooklyn, NY

2010    Devise and Evolve, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA
2010    Rebus Reconstructuring, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, curated by John O’Brien, Los Angeles, CA

2009    Here and Now, Artra Curatorial at T-Lofts, Los Angeles, CA
2009    Rebus, Amelia Museum of Archeology, curated by John O’Brien, Umbria, Italy

2009    Objct: of My Confection, Objct Gallery, curated by Veronica Fernandez, Pomona, CA

2008    More Than a Feeling, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, curated by Chris Acuna-Hanson, Whittier, CA
2008    Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA (May)
2008    Pleased to Meet You, TAG Gallery, Nashville, TN (June)

2007    Art in the Embassy Program, U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (catalog)
2007    F*CK YOU/Commentary, Criticism, Yacht Club Gallery, Detroit, MI

2006    Off the Wall, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA 
2006    Scapes- Environments Interpreted, Irvine Fine Arts Center, curated by Matt May, Irvine, CA
2006    Consumerism & Product #2, Gallery Revisited, curated by Leora Lutz, Los Angeles, CA

2004    Made In California, City of Brea Gallery, curated by James Elaine, Brea, CA

2003    Painting's Edge, Idyllwild Park Exhibition Center, curated by Roland Reiss, Idyllwild, CA
2003    Out of the Digital Domain, Irvine Fine Arts Center, curated by Carl Berg, Irvine, CA
2003    Peter Frank Selects, Don O’Melveny Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2001    Southern California Open, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

1997     Women's History Month Exhibition, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL (catalog)

1996    Moving Images: Youth on Urban Life, DePaul University Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995    Songs About My Mother, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

1993    Fluxus Vivus, performance with Fluxus artists, Three Arts Club, Chicago, IL

FESTIVALS AND SCREENINGS
2017    
SRLBX VIDEOART ANNUAL, Serial Box Projects, Columbia, MO (Public Art Screening)
Focus Check

2005
12th Annual New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
My Mother’s Pants

1999    
Suite: A Hotel Room Show, Chicago, IL
Bedmaking Video

1998    
Aurora Picture Show, Houston, Texas
Grope
Cannes You Dig it? Video Lounge at Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France
 —Plastic Ass Takes a Trip
 Eye-for-an-I Cinema, Boulder, Colorado
Grope
Independent Exposure’s All-Erotic Shorts Program, Seattle, WA; The Can at Club 7 Studios, Tacoma,WA; Artist's TV Access, San Francisco, CA; The Mansion, Baltimore, MD
Bust
 Euro Underground Film Festival, The Erotic Show. Traveled to: Kino Mikro & Theatre Lazina, Krakow, Poland
 —Bust
The Independent Prague Film Festival, The Erotic Show. Traveled to:  Prague, Czech Republic; Berlin, Germany; House of Cinema, Sofia, Bulgaria
 —Bust
The Sync, online film festival
 —Bust

1997    
Independent Exposure at The Eye and Ear Clinic, SAIC, Chicago, IL
 Bust

1995    
Radius, Organized by Feigen and Space Galleries in conjunction with Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
 —Bust

1994  
Fresh, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Dartboard Maintenance

GRANTS, HONORS, RESIDENCIES
2018    BAVC Preservation Access Program, Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco, CA

2016    Residency Fellow, The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA 

2015    Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission

2013    Professional Development Grant, Watkins College of Art & Design

2012    Professional Development Grant, Watkins College of Art & Design

2011    One-year Artist-in-Residence, Cummins Station Community Arts Program, Nashville, TN

2010    Residency, Vermont Studio Center, (declined)

2007    Art in The Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay  

2006    Project Grant, The Ruth Chenven Foundation
2006    Pre-Qualified Artist Pool, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA

2004    Two-month Residency, Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2003    Two-week Residency, Painting’s Edge, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA

1996    Artist-in-Residence, The Arts Center At Little City Foundation, Palatine, IL 

1995    CAAP Grant, Chicago Department Of Cultural Affairs
1995    Artist-in-Residence, The Arts Center At Little City Foundation, Palatine, IL 

1994    Video Artist-in-Residence, Centro San Bonifacio, Chicago, IL
1994    Teaching Assistantship (Video I, II; Drawing I), University of Illinois at Chicago
1994    Workshop Grant , P.O.V. Television & The American Documentary Inc., St. Paul, MN

1992    CAAP Grant, Chicago Department Of Cultural Affairs

1986    Ox-Bow Staff Fellowship, Ox-Bow School of Painting, Saugatuck, MI

1984     Knoxville Watercolor Society Award, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
              Art Dept. Scholarship, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
Feaster, Felicia, “Big-name artists, local talent delivered memorable work in 2016,” Atlanta-Journal Constitution, 9 Dec. 2016
Swiger, Greg. “Final Friday Interview: 025 Mary Addison Hackett,” Final Friday Podcast, Aug 26, 2016
Estes, Sara. “Seed Space examines art of mending.” The Tennessean, May 29, 2016
Ciccarone, Erica. “Mending as Metaphor: Mary Addison Hackett at Seed Space, Nashville,” Burnaway, May 23, 2016
Terrell, Matthew. "Review: In “A Tin of Egyptian Cigarettes” Mary Addison Hackett’s joy is inherent.” Arts ATL, 26 Jan. 2016
Amirkhani, Jordan. “Review: Mary Addison Hackett at Marcia Wood Midtown.” Burnaway, 26 Jan. 2016
Feaster, Felicia. "Charming Approach to Daily Life in Mary Addison Hackett’s Art." Rev. Atlanta-Journal Constitution 12 Jan. 2016

2015
Saval, Nikil and Tortorici , n+1, literary magazine, 7. Dec. 2015
Hutson, Laura. "The Studio Visit Films,” Nashville Scene 19 Aug. 2015
Hutson, Laura. "The Studio Visit Films,” Nashville Scene 09 Sept. 2015
Hutson, Laura. "The Studio Visit Films,” Nashville Scene 29 Sept. 2015

2014
Nolan, Joe. "Paint, Process & Poetry: Mary Addison Hackett at David Lusk in Nashville.” Rev. Burnaway, 21 Oct. 2014
Kelley, Megan. "Reconsiderations: Through Painting, Mary Addison Hackett Rediscovers the True Language of Things." Nashville Arts Magazine, Mar. 2014
Estes, Sara. Arts Nash, 27 Feb. 2014

2013
Ridley, Jim. “Go Green with Mary Addison Hackett's Le Rayon Vert.” Nashville Scene, 07 Oct. 2013
Nolan, Joe. “Le Rayon Vert is Mysterious and Masterly.” Rev. Arts Nash, 03 Oct. 2013
Kavass, Veronica. “Cool and Collected.” Nashville Scene,16 May 2013

2012
Parr-Moody, Karen. “Thick, colorful brushstrokes evoke nature.” Rev. The Leaf Chronicle, 22 June 2012
Hoff, Chris. “Small Is Big At The Torrance Art Museum.” Rev. OC Art Blog, 7 Feb. 2012
Ramirez, Lawrence. "Mary Addison Hackett: The Walk.” Rev. Madrona Musings. The Torrance Art Museum Blog, 28 Feb. 2012

2011
Butler, Sharon. “Visitors in New York: Mary Addison Hackett and Raffaella Chiara.” Two Coats of Paint 10 May 2011
Nolan, Joe. “Process of Illumination.” Review. Art Now Nashville,18 Nov. 2011

2010
Martin, Terry. "Artistic Spectrum in ‘Devise and Evolve’ exhibition at Brand Library.” Rev. Glendale Press, 9 June 2010
Geckler, Megan. “Abstracted Representations on an Intimate Scale." Rev. 2Modern Blog 27 Oct. 2010
Chatterson, Kris. "LA: Roden and Hackett." KCLOG. 15 Oct. 2010
Schifman, Karen. “Women Around Town.” SCWCA. Oct. 2010
Butler, Sharon. "Twitter Notes." Two Coats of Paint. 14 June 2010

2008
Knight, Christopher. “Visual feast of color, technique,”  Rev. Los Angeles Times 16 May 2008
Knight, Christopher. “Critics’ Choices,” Rev. Los Angeles Times 1 June 2008

2007
Sousanis, Nick. “F*ck You/Commentary Criticism.”  Rev. www.thedetroiter.com 21 June 2007
Vince Carducci, “Summer Fling,” Metro Times, June 13, 2007
Suvan Geer, “Women Around Town,” SCWCA, Summer 2007

2006
Jonathan Marx, “Art Makes a Splashdown,” The Tennessean, August 3, 2006

2005
Maddox, Dave, “Everything Has Its Price,” review of Eponymous, Nashville Scene, Aug. 18, 2005

1999
Fox, Ellen. “Suite on Art.” Rev. New City May 15, 1999

1998
Gluckstern, J. “An ‘Eye’ful, but Not Enough?”  Rev. Colorado Daily 10 April 1998 

1997
Rosen, Steve. “Eye-For-I Cinema looks at Short Films,” Rev. Denver Post 10 April 1997

CATALOGS / COMPILATIONS
2015     n+1, literary magazine, 7. Dec. 2015
2015     Open Studio Press. New American Paintings. South Edition #118, 2015
2014     David Lusk Gallery. Exhibition Catalog. Essay by Sara Estes, 2014
2014     Music City Center. Permanent Collection. Catalog, 2014    
2012     Torrance Art Museum. Exhibition Catalog,  2012    
2011     Two Coats of Paint Press. Against The Tide. Catalog, 2011    
2011     Chapman University. Permanent Collection. Catalog, 2011     
2009     Artra Curatorial. Exhibition Catalog, 2009    
2008     Kristi Engle Gallery. Exhibition Catalog. Essay by Max Presneill, 2008    
2007     United States Embassy. Exhibition Catalog, 2007    
2006     Open Studio Press. New American Paintings. Pacific Coast Edition #61, 2006    
2004     Open Studio Press. New American Paintings. Pacific Coast Edition #49, Essay By Anne Ellegood, 2004    
1998     Miranda July. Joanie 4 Jackie. Video compilation. 1998    
1998     Joel Bacher, Independent Exposure’s All Erotic Shorts Program. Video compilation. 1998
1997     College of DuPage. Exhibition Catalog. Essay by Eileen Broido, 1997  
1995     Anafidorka, curated artist’s project in-print, 1995    

PUBLISHED ARTS WRITING 
“The Desert is Not Barren, 2: John Plowman and Bernard Leibov at BoxoPROJECTS,” Two Coats of Paint, Feb. 18, 2018
“The Desert is Not Barren, Part 1,”Two Coats of Paint, Feb. 7, 2018
“15 Questions for Abigail Lucien,” Locate Arts, July 21, 2016
“Street Smarts: Charles Goldman at Songs For Presidents,” Two Coats of Paint, June 22, 2016
"PhotoNOLA and The Big Easy," Nashville Scene, Dec. 17, 2014
"Mary Addison Hackett's Report From Miami, Day 1: Basel," Two Coats of Paint, Dec 6, 2013
"Mary Addison Hackett's Final Miami Round-up," Two Coats of Paint, Dec 9, 2013
"Miami, Day 4: Claire Sherman, Enrique Martínez Celaya, Joel Kyack and More," Nashville Scene, Dec 11, 2013 
"David Lusk Gallery, Keith Mayerson, Julian Schnabel and More," Nashville Scene, Dec. 10, 2013
"Miami, Day 2: Daniel Heidkamp, Cordy Ryman, Fahamu Pecou and More," Nashville Scene, Dec. 7, 2013
"The Miami Art Fairs are Decadent and Depraved," Nashville Scene, DEC 6, 2013 
"On being critical in the 21st century, with the caveat that I am a painter," Nashville Critical, February, 2010
“Ian Treasure: When The Rain Comes, When the Sun Shines,” Process, Nov 9, 2006

SELF-PUBLISHED ARTIST’s BOOKS
Tree Pose, Photobook, January 2018
Consumption, Vol. II, Photobook, January 2015
Hot As, Volume I, Photobook, December 2014
Plastic Ass, self-published zine. 1995-1997

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE / COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT / CURATORIAL
Guest Artist—JT Lab Program: Artists’ Tea, Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree, CA, March, 2018
Moderator—Seed Space & The Arts and Business Council of Greater Nashville, Insight? Outta Site! with Nicole Caruth, Nashville, TN 2017  
Official Advisor—Locate Arts Nashville TN, 2016-present
Visiting Critic—Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, Nashville, TN, 2016
Artist Discussion—Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, Nashville, TN, 2016        
Curator —Alice Clements, ‘Wrapping,’ COOP Gallery, Nashville TN, 2016
Board Member, Press relations— COOP, curatorial collective and gallery, Nashville, TN 2015-2017
Festival Screener—2016 ATLFF ’16 Screening Committee, Atlanta Film Festival, 2015
Artist Talk—David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN 2014
Selection Panelist— Metro Public Arts, 2013
Artist Talk—Belmont University, Nashville, TN 2013
Curator—Still Lifes, Landscapes, and Posers, threesquared, Nashville, TN, 2013
Artist Talk—Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2010, 2008
Artist Talk and Studio Tour, Skirball Cultural Center, Educational Program, Los Angeles, CA 2010
Artist Talk and Studio Tour, FOCA, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 2008
Artist Talk—Rio Hondo College, Artist Talk, Whittier, CA, 2008
Artist Talk—Kristi Engle Gallery, Artist Talk, Los Angeles, CA 2008
Artist Talk—LA Artcore, Artist Talk, Los Angeles, CA 2007
Artist Talk—McNish Gallery, Oxnard College, Artist Talk, Oxnard, CA 2005
Film & Video Committee—Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, 2003-2004
Visiting Artist— Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, 2002
Panel Discussion—Gahlberg Arts Center, Glen Ellyn, IL 1997
Video Artist-in-Residence/Producer—The Media Arts Center At Little City Foundation, Palatine, IL 1995/96    
Video Artist-in-Residence, Co-Producer—Centro San Bonafacio, Chicago, IL 1995
Time Arts Committee—N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1994-1996

COLLECTIONS 
J. Paul Getty Trust, Research Institute Library, Los Angeles, CA
Music City Center Public Art Collection, Nashville, TN
Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Chapman University, Orange, CA
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Private collections throughout the United States
 
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