Mary Ting is a New York-based visual artist. Her works in drawing, sculpture, installation, and community projects revolve around personal, historical and literary narratives and the poetics of loss, memory, trauma and grief for our selves, our environment and all its creatures. Her solo shows and projects include COMPASSION, a project on wildlife trafficking, 456 Gallery, New York, NY (2015), Daffodil Ashes: On Grief and Artmaking, Rubin Museum, New York, NY (2012), Excerpts from the Dysfunctional Forest, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY (2010), Witch, Whore, Widow, METAPHOR Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY (2009), and The Sleep of Reason Breeds Monsters, Dean Project, Queens, NY (2009). Ting’s residences and awards include Artist-in-Residence, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA (2016), Individual Fellowship, Gottlieb Foundation, New York, NY (2010), the Key Holder Residency, Lower Eastside Printshop, New York, NY (2007) and Fellow, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY (2007). She is a recipient of LMCC’s MCAF grant, New York, NY (2012). She received a B.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, an Advanced Degree from the Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing and an M.F.A. from the Vermont College of Fine Art.
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