mary addison HACKETT
HACKETT, mary addison
b. Atlanta, Georgia
Mary Addison Hackett is an artist whose practice includes painting, film/video, and other time-based projects. Her work examines the construction of meaning, memory, and representation in day-to-day life and often combines performance with wry humor, philosophical inquiry, and feminist overtones.

She has exhibited and screened her work at venues including Marcia Wood Gallery (Atlanta); David Lusk Gallery, Seed Space (Nashville); SUGAR, John Davis Gallery (New York); The Torrance Art Museum, Acme., Weekend, Kristi Engle Gallery, The Irvine Fine Arts Center (Los Angeles); and the Ogden Museum (New Orleans). Screenings include The New York Underground Film Festival; The Independent Prague Film Festival; and The Aurora Picture Show. She is currently working on a series of short films to be shown in situ as part of the 2019 Joshua Treenial.

Hackett recently received a subsidized grant from the BAVC Preservation Access Program with past honors including projects grants by the Tennessee Arts Commission, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and several artist residences. Her work has been reviewed by Christopher Knight in the Los Angeles Times and featured in numerous publications. Public collections include the J. Paul Getty Trust and the Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Chapman University, Orange, CA.

She received her MFA in Studio Art/Videofrom the University of Illinois at Chicago and her BFA in Painting from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She currently lives on a small parcel of land in Joshua Tree, California.
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