School of Visual Arts, New York, MFA 1994
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, 1991
Middlebury College, Vermont, BA 1989
Selected Bibliography and Resume
Permanent Collections Major Museums
The Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY
BA., DePauw University, IN
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
MA., New York University
Nat'l Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
Honorary Doctor of DePauw University, IN
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.Fine Arts,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
Musuem of Modern Art, New York, NY
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.
Fine Arts Museum in Santa Fe
Selected Listing of Books
2000 Picturing the Modern Amazon, The New Museum, Frueh, Fierstein and Judith Stein, Rizzoli
1999 Where is Ana Mendieta? Identity, Performativity, and Exile, J. Blocker, Duke Univ.
1997 Suffragettes to Sh~Devils (2 photos & text) Phaidon Press Ltd. London
1997 Art and Propaganda in the Twentieth Century, Toby Clark, Calmann & King, Lond.
1997 The Vocation of the Artist, (photo & text) ,Deborah Haynes, Cambridge Univ. Press
1995 The Pink Glass Swan: Feminist Essays on Art,, Lucy R. Lippard, New Press, N.Y
1995 Time Capsule, edited by Robin Kahn, published by Creative Tirne, SOS Int3L
1994 Lone Visions, Crowded Frames, (3 photos+text)Max Kozioff, U of New Mexico.
1994 The Power of Feminist Art, Norma Broade & Mary D. Gerrard, Harry Abrams
1994 Visions of America: Landscape as Metaphor. Denver &Col. Art Mus.Abrams
1993 The Modern Artist as Shaman, Mark Levy, pp 2441, Bramble,
1992 Mutiny and the Mainstream: Talk that Changed Art, 1975-1990, Midmarch Press.
1992-95 Understanding Art, Lois Fichner-Rathus, Prentice Hall, N.J. (first-fourth ed.)
The Dancing Goddess, ileide Gottner-Abendroth, translated by Maureen T. Krause,
Beason Press, cover image. S photos, extensive text on MBE.
1990 Shape Shifter: Seven Mediums, Mary Beth Edelson, interview with Mel Watkins,
1998 Vanishing Presence, Walker Art Center, Adam Wienberg: chap on MBE, 14 photos, Rizzoli.
1989 Making Their Mark: Move into the Mainstream, Randy Rosen, Abbevllle Press
1984 A Concise Thstoiy of American Painting and Sculpture, Matthew Baigell, photo and text, Harper & Row.
1983 The Amazing Decade, Moira Roth & Mary Jane Jacobs, (2 photos &chap.)Astro Artz, LA.
1983 The Art of Performance: A Critical Anthology, G. Battcock & IL Nickas, E.P. Dutton,
1983 Overlays: Con temporary Art and the Art of Prehistoi};
Lucy R. Lippard, 20 photo & text Pantheon Books.
Charlene Spretnak, chap. by MBF, Anchor, Doubleday.
Uppard, 64 pages, 140 photos, self-published, NYC.
2000 Conversations Between Artists Inducling: Nancy Spero, Carolee Schneeman and Mimi Schapiro with MBE.
1999 Just Looking: Mary Beth Shops for a New Mate.
1997 Biting and Picking, video produced for Berlin exhibition sponsored by halle fur kunst, titled "Female Perversion"
1994 Combat Zone: Campaign Hq. Against Domestic Violenc~the video, 10 miri.
1993 Visiting Artist Lecture Series, University of Colorado, Boulder, 40 mm.
1993 22 Others Project, Interview with MBE by Char and Mike Gardiner, 15 min./60 mill.
1989 For Arts Sake #6: Mary Beth Edelson, interview by Pauline Kayes, produced by Peggy Shaw for public television, Parkland College, IL.
1988 Art installations, Mary Beth Edelson, produced by IL D. Garrett, Dr. Jami Smead, college access channel 6, Fort Wayne, IN.
1985 The Art of Mary Beth Edelson, narrated by Donald Kuspit, produced by Gerry McCarthy, Roanoke Public "v.15 mill.
Selected Listings of Reviews, Articles, and Publications
2000 Politiken, Review of Malmo Exhibition, Kristine Kern
1999 Art in America, Michael Duncan, Pill, April
1999 Politiken, Islands Brygge er Stredet,Copenhagen, Denmark,(photo)May 14
1998 Contemporary Visual Arts, Mary Beth Edelson, Trickster The Agency, Issue 19.
1998 Time Out, London, Mary Beth Edelson, The Agency, Sara Kent, July.
1998 flash Art, review, Mary Beth Edelson, The Agency, John Slyce, Nov.-Dec.
1998 Sprin gin, Austria, review Female Perversions (exhibition in Berlin), March-May, p.E
1998 New York Magazine, ART, p.70, Jaii.S,1998
1997 New York Times, Holland CoUer, Nov.21, Weeekend
1995 Artforum, photo and review by KIrby Gookin on Combat Zone, March
1995 Art in America Review of" The Power of Feminist Art". Jan.
1993 New York Avantgarde, Saison, October, cover and 3 photos. Germany
1993 Wak~Up Call, Arlene Raven, Village Voice, p 89, March 9.
1993 Art in America, Eleanor Heartney, review with photo, October..
1992 Dirty Laundry, Village Voice, photo and review by Elizabeth Hess, p 91, May 12.
1989 open Letter to Thomas McEvilley, theoretical article
by MBE, NewArt E~miner, pp 3~38, photos, April.
Selected Listings of Catalogs
2000 Picuning the Modern Amazon, New Museum, NYC, Rizzoli
1999 Contemporary Classicism, Neuberger Museum of Art N.Y.
1997 Leonardo Lives, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.
1997 Vraiment Feminisme et Art, Magasin, Grenoble, France
1997 Original Visions, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston
1996 Love Gasoline, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
1995 In-significance, The Agency, London.
1992 Object Choice, Hallways, Buffalo, NY.
1992 Sprung in Die Zeit, Berlinische Galeria Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Ger.
1992 Censored in USA, Seemg Red Whiw and Blue, Visual Arts Center of Alaska.
1989 Vanishing Presence, 'Walker Art Center, MN.
1989 Photography and Performance, Boston Photo Resource Center, MA.
1989 Laaam On..., Washington Project for the Arts, D.C.
1988 Edelson, Puryear, Scan ga, Stackhouse, Corcoran Gallery of Art, D.C.
1988 Committed to lirint, Museum of Modern Art, NY.
1986 Other Gods: Containers of Belief, Everson Museum, NY.
1986 Resistance or Submission, Walter Philips Gallery, Alberta, Canada.
Selected One-Person Exhibitions
2OO1-02 Re-scripting the Stoiy, Traveling Exhibition, Gettysburg, Franklin & Marshall, Dickin Univ. of N. Texas, SUNY/Stony Brook, Univ. of Maryland College Park
2000 Home-made Root Beer, Malmo Museer, Malmo, Sweden
1998 Trickster: Proposition for a Retrospective, Agency Gallery, London, UK
1998 Tip of the Iceberg, Dorfman Projects, Chelsea, NYC
1997 Female Perversion, halle fur kunst, Berlin, Germany
1996 Nicolal Waliner Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
1995 Combat Zone: Campaign Hq against Domestic Violence. sponsored by
1994 Creative Time. NYC
( Think Again) Early Body Works 197~1977, Nicole Klagsbrwi Gallery, NYC.
1993 Context: Chiffon Pieces and Photographs, 1977-1993, A/C Project Room, NYC.
1990 Universal Pictures: The Paintings, Dolan/Maxwell, NYC.
1988-9O Shape-Shifter: the Art of Mary Beth Edelson, 15-year retrospective inci. unique wall painting installed at each site, 64 p. book, video interview with Donald Kuspit, traveled to Univ. of Tennessee, HilIwood Art Museum, LI., Ft Wayne Art Mus., IN, Kenyon College, OH, Ernison Art Center, DePauw University, IN.
1989 Universal Pictures: the Drawings, Dolan/Maxwell, PA.
1986 Fish in the Sky, Danforth Museum, Boston, Lasse Antonsen, curator
1986 Phases of the Loon, P.S.1, NYC. Edward Leffingwell, curator.
1983 New Work: A Future Vision, HewIeU Gallery, Carnegie Mellon
Univ., PA. y Beth Edelson, Wright State Univ., OH.; traveled
to NA.ME. Gallery, Chicago, Herron School of Art Gallery, IN.
from the Immodest Trickster series, AJ.R. Gallery and Max Hutchinson Gallery, NYC.
1981 Unfinished Plans for Utopia, Elise Meyer, NYC.
1980 Mary Beth Edelson: Recent Work, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
1979 The Nature of Balancing, ~I.R. Gallery, NYC.
1978 Story Gathering Boxes, Franklin Furnace, NYC.
1977 Proposals for: Memorials to the 9,000,000 Women Burned as Witches in the Christian Era, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC.
1977 Your 5,000 Years Are Up!, Mandevllle Gallery, UCSD, Lajolla, Arlene Raven, curator.
1975 Giving Myself a Five Year Retrospecive, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC.
1975 Woman Rising, ilenri Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1973 22 Others, Henri Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2000 Borders, Royal Danish Academy, Loulsiana Museum, Roskilde Museum of Contemporar
2000 Picturing the Modern Amazon, New Museum, NYC
1999 le Grand Praemiere Opening Show,, Nicolia Wallner, Copenhagen
1999 Censorship,, Richard Anderson, Chelsea, NYC
1999 War -Artists Bulletin Board, Postmasters, Chelsea, NYC
1999 Contemporary Classidsm, Neuberger Mus. of Art, N.Y. Travels to Tampa Mus
1997 Vraiment Feminisme et Art, curated by Laura Cottingham,
Magasin,Centre National D'Art Contemporain de Grenoble, France
1997 Eye of the Beholder, Avon Collection, International Center of Photography,NYC
1997 Colaboration MBE with Paul Bloodgood, Art Resourses, Inc. NYC
1996 American Dreaming, curated by Hiedi Zuckerman at Linda Kirkland, NYC
1996 Personal Best, Chaisse Post Gallery at Atlanta Olympics
1996 Love Gasoline, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
1996 Combat Zone 2 ,p.s.#122 Gallery, NYC
1996 Divine Flesh, Artopia, curated by Susanne RamIjak, NYC
1995 In-significance, The Agency, curated by Bea de Souza, London.
1995 Sniper's Nest: Art that has Lived With Lucy R, Lippard, curator Neery
1997 Melkonian, Bard College, Curatorial Studies, Travels to numerous venues.
1995 Selections from 198~1995, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NYC.
1995 Tarot, curated by Amy Upton, Lombard/Freid, NYC
1994 Yes I Am, No I'm Not, Momenta , Eric Heist and Laura Parnes, curators, NYC.
1993 Action/Performance and the Photograph, Turner/Krail Galleries, L.A.
1993 Coming to Power, David Zwirner Gallery, NYC.
1993 A/Cat 303, Paul Bloodgood and Alissa Friedman, curators, 303 Gallery, NYC.
1993 Obala Theatre, Sarajevo, former Yugoslavia.
1992 Object Choice, Haliwalls, Ken Gonzales Day and Andrew Perchuk, curators.
1992 Shape Shifters, Amy Upton, NYC.
1992 Between the Sheets, PPOW , NYC.
1992 Paper Show, Kiki Smith, curator, Joe Fawbush Gallery, NYC.
1992 Group, Galerie Rizzo, Paris, France.
1992 In Your Face: Politics of the Body and Personal Knowledge, A/C Project Room, NYC.
1992 The Fetish of Knowledge, A/C Project Room, NYC.
1992 Salon/ Back Room , Dooley Le Cappelalne Gallery, NYC.
1992 Censored in the USA: Seeing Red ,White and Blue, Visual Arts Center of Alaska.
1991 Salvage Utopia, A/C Project Room, NYC.
1991 Shooter's Hill, A/C Project Room, NYC.
1990-89 Vanishing Presence, Adam Weinberg, curator, Walker Art Center, MN. Book pub.