Mary Addison Hackett

b. Atlanta, GA

MFA, Studio Art/Video, University of Illinois at Chicago
BFA, Painting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Additional studies SAIC/OxBow School of Art
CRAZY EYES / David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2014
LE RAYON VERT / Leu Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, 2013
SHELL GAME / Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN, 2013
PAINTINGS  / Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN, 2012
NEW PAINTINGS / John Davis Gallery, Carriage House, Hudson, NY, 2012
ACTS OF MORAL TURPENTINE / Track 13 Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2012
FLUID: ELUSIVE CHAPTERS FROM THE PASSAGE OF TIME / Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
I FORGET NOW WHAT ALL THIS IS ABOUT / Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
TORNADO FACE DRAWINGS  / Tag Art Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2007
KLUSJE VAN NIKS / Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2004
NEW ROLES FOR SPARE PARTS / Gallery 825 at Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2003
SERIES 100 + SPARE PARTS /  Zone 9 Flatfile Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2002

SPE COMBINED CAUCUS EXHIBITION / Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA, 2015
RIGHT BEFORE MY EYES: STILL LIFE INVITATIONAL / Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN, 2015  
MONUMENTS, HOTEL SOAP, &  LINEAR PROGRESSIONS / Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Nashville, TN, 2014  
ANYWHERE BUT HERE / online project,, 2014  
OPENING / David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2014
STILL LIFES, LANDSCAPES AND POSERS / threesquared, Nashville, TN, 2013 (curatorial) 2013
LEVITATIONAL / curated by John O'Brien, LAX airport,  Los Angeles, CA, 2013
"MAS: ATTACK," Artra Curatorial, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
ABOUT FACE / curated by Daniel Weinberg at ACME., Los Angeles, CA, 2012
HOT PAINT / Weekend, Los Angeles, CA, 2012
LINE UP ROUND 4, FROM THE GUT WITH HEART / curated by Gwendolyn Skaggs, SUGAR, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
10 YEARS L.A. @ FOUNDATION KAUS AUSTRALIS / curated by Carl Berg, The Prospectus, West Hollywood, CA, 2012
TO LIVE AND PAINT IN LA / curated by Max Presneill, Jason Ramos, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, 2012
ASYNCHRONOUS SALON / curator: Carla Knopp, Marsh Gallery, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN, 2012
EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES / curators: Mery Lynn McCorkel, Luisa Caldwell, WG News+Art, Brooklyn, NY, 2011
DEVISE AND EVOLVE / Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA, 2010
REBUS RECONSTRUCTURING / curated by John O'Brien, Center For the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
HERE AND NOW: ARTRA CURATORIAL AT T-LOFTS / curated by Max Presneill, Los Angeles, CA, 2009
REBUS / curated by John O'Brien, Amelia Museum of Archeology, Umbria, Italy, 2009
OBJCT of MY CONFECTION / curated by Veronica Fernandez, Objct Gallery, Pomona, CA, 2009
LE PETITE / Left Coast Gallery, Studio City, CA, 2009
A MIRROR ON WHICH TO DWELL / curated by Paul Benavidez, Ventura County Arts Council, Ventura, CA, 2008
MORE THAN A FEELING / curated by Chris Acuna-Hanson, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA, 2008
ART IN THE EMBASSY PROGRAM / U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2007
F*CK YOU/COMMENTARY, CRITICISM / Yacht Club Gallery, Detroit, MI, 2007
SCAPES- ENVIRONMENTS INTERPRETED / curated by Matt May, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, 2006
BLIPS DRIPS AND STRIPS / curated by Christine Morla, Upfront Gallery, Ventura, CA, 2006
THAT SHOW / curated by Leora Lutz, Gallery Revisited, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
IN THE ABSTRACT /  curated by Carl Berg, Gallery 825, LAA, Los Angeles, CA, 2005
OFF THE WALL / Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, 2005
FACULTY EXHIBITION / El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA, 2005
EPONYMOUS / Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2005
MADE IN CALIFORNIA /  juried by James Elaine, City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA, 2004
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL EXHIBITION / juried by Scott White, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA, 2004
PAINTING's EDGE / curated by Roland Reiss, Idyllwild Park Exhibition Center, Idyllwild, CA, 2003
OUT OF THE DIGITAL DOMAIN / curated by Carl Berg, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, 2003
PETER FRANK SELECTS / Don O'Melveny Gallery, West Hollywood, CA, 2003
WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON? / juried  by Habib Kheradyar, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, 2002
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA OPEN / juried by Christopher Miles, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, 2001

MAH Studio Visits, 2015 (Micro-documentary series)
Hackberry Blues (15 sec loop) 2015
Office Work, (7:3 min) 2015
Nightwatcher, (1:09 min) 2015
On the Mends, (:26 seconds) 2015
The Birthday, (2:25 min) 2015
The Palette Part I, (2:38) 2010
51 Weeks, (37:09 min) 2001
Latex, [16 mm] 1999
The Law of Entrainment, (2:39 min) 1998
Part |Two, (:40) 1997
Grope, 1996
Placemaps, 1996
Plastic Ass Takes a Trip, (1:31 min) 1996
Head, (2:43 min) 1995
Bust, (2:40 min) 1995
My Mother's Pants, (:58 sec) 1995
In My Mother's House, (13 min) 1995
Clutch, (45 min) 1994
Dartboard Maintenance, (variable time; closed-circuit live-feed video performance) 1994

STUDIO VISIT FILMS, hosted at Nashville Scene, Arts + Culture Blog, 09, 29 Sept. 2015
AURORA PICTURE SHOW Houston, Texas, 1998
SUITE: A HOTEL ROOM SHOW /  in conjunction w/Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1999
CANNES YOU DIG IT? /  Video Lounge at Cannes Film Festival / curated by Matt Parker & Trey Stone/ Cannes, France, 1998
EYE-FOR-AN-I-CINEMA / Boulder, Colorado, 1998
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, 1998
EURO UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL /The Erotic Show, Kino Mikro & Theatre Lazina, Krakow, Poland, 1998
THE INDEPENDENT PRAGUE FILM FESTIVAL, /The Erotic Show, Prague, Czech Republic; Berlin, Germany; House of Cinema, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1998
MOVING IMAGES: YOUTH ON URBAN LIFE / DePaul University Art Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1996
NOMAD VIDEO FESTIVAL / 911 Media Arts Center, Seattle, WA; ATA Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Max Grover Studio, Port Townsend, WA, 1996  
RADIUS / organized by Feigen and Space Galleries in conjunction with Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1995 (Video)
SONGS ABOUT MY MOTHER /Gallery 400, Chicago, IL, 1995
FRESH / N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (live-feed video performance), 1994
FLUXUS VIVAS / Three Arts Club, Chicago, IL (performance with original members of Fluxus), 1993

Professional Development Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission, 2015
Professional Development Grant, Watkins College of Art & Design, 2013  
Professional Development Grant, Watkins College of Art & Design, 2012
One-year Artist-in-Residence, Cummins Station, Nashville, TN, 2011-2012
Art in The Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2007  
Project Grant, The Ruth Chenven Foundation, 2006  
Two-month Residency, Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2004  
Two-week Residency, Painting's Edge, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA, 2003
A-I-R, The Arts Center At Little City Foundation, Palatine, IL, 1996
CAAP Grant, Chicago Department Of Cultural Affairs, 1995
 A-I-R, The Arts Center At Little City Foundation, Palatine, IL, 1995
Video Artist in Residence, Centro San Bonifacio, Chicago, IL 1994
Teaching Assistantship (Video), University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994
Teaching Assistantship (Drawing), University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994
E.C.U. Workshop Grant, P.O.V. Television & The American Documentary Inc., St. Paul, MN, 1994
CAAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, 1992
Artist Residency and Staff Fellowship, OxBow, Saugatuck, MI, 1986
Knoxville Watercolor Society Award and UTK Fellowship,  University of Tennessee, 1983  

Joe Nolan. "Paint, Process & Poetry: Mary Addison Hackett at David Lusk in Nashville." Burnaway, 21 Oct, 2014
MiChelle Jones. "Crazy Eyes" exhibit explores Hackett's vision." The Tennessean, 18 Oct.  2014
Joe Nolan.  "Le Rayon Vert is Mysterious and Masterly," Arts Nash, 03 Oct. 2013
Laura Hutson. "Installation View: Mary Addison Hackett at Belmont's Leu Gallery" Nashville Scene. 17  Sept. 2013
Karen Parr-Moody.  "Thick, colorful brushstrokes evoke nature," The Leaf Chronicle, 22. June 2012
Chris Hoff. "Small Is Big At The Torrance Art Museum," OC Art Blog. 7 Feb. 2012
Martin, Terry. "Artistic Spectrum in 'Devise and Evolve' Exhibition At Brand Library." Glendale Press. 9 June 2010
Christopher Knight.  "Visual Feast of Color, Technique," Los Angeles Times. 16 May 2008
Nick Sousanis. "F*ck You/Commentary Criticism,", June 21, 2007
Ellen Fox. "Suite on Art", New City, May 15, 1999
J. Gluckstern. "An 'Eye'ful, but Not Enough?" Colorado Daily, April 10, 1998
Steve Rosen. "Eye-For-I Cinema looks at Short Films," Denver Post, April 10, 1997
Vicki Vanderbos. Glen Ellyn Courier, review of Woman's History Month Exhibit, Mar. 7 1997
Deborah Heitner. "Almost Heaven." F Newsmagazine, review of Fresh, May 14, 1994

Brett Baker. "Mary Addison Hackett @David Lusk," Painter's Table, Oct. 2014
Sharon Butler. "Ideas and Influences: Mary Addison Hackett," Two Coats of Paint. 22 Oct. 2014
Laura Hutson.  "Art of the Day: "Studio Window" by Mary Addison Hackett at David Lusk Gallery." Nashville Scene. 17 Oct. 2014
Laura Hutson.  "Critic's Picks." Nashville Scene. 3 Sept. 2014
Megan Kelley. "Reconsiderations: Through Painting, Mary Addison Hackett Rediscovers the True Language of Things." Nashville Arts Magazine, Mar. 2014
Sara Estes. "David Lusk Gallery Opens Saturday Night." Arts Nash. 27 Feb. 2014
MiChelle Jones. Wedgewood-Houston Art crawl adds two more attractions. The Tennessean. 20 Feb 2014
Jim Ridley. "Artober Nashville: Go Green with Mary Addison Hackett's Le Rayon Vert." Country Life, Nashville Scene Arts + Culture Blog. 07 Oct. 2013
Veronica Kavass. "Cool and Collected," Nashville Scene. 16 May 2013
Laura Hutson.  "Critic's Picks." Nashville Scene. 22 Feb. 2013
Valerie Brennan. "Mary Addison Hackett." Interview. Studio Critical, 12 Dec. 2012
Julie Bowden-Davis. "A Major Art Collection in our Neighborhood." Orange Review. May/June 2012
Lawrence Ramirez. "Mary Addison Hackett: The Walk." Madrona Musings. The Torrance Art Museum Blog. 28 Feb. 2012
VERFHOND Research Project: 2013 – New Masters. 1000 Living Painters. 9 Jan. 2012
Joe Nolan. "Critic's Picks." Nashville Scene. 5 Nov. 2011
Sharon Butler. "Visitors In New York: Mary Addison Hackett and Raffaella Chiara." Two Coats of Paint. 10 May 2011
Megan Geckler. "Mary Addison Hackett-Abstracted Representations on An Intimate Scale." Review. 2Modern Blog. 27 Oct. 2010
Kris Chatterson. "LA: Roden And Hackett." KClOG. 15 Oct. 2010
Sharon Butler. "Twitter Notes." Two Coats of Paint. 14 June 2010
___"Here And Now: Artra (Part III)." Try Harder. 18 Nov. 2009
Kris Chatterson. "Featuring: Mary Addison Hackett." KCLOG. 9 Aug. 2009
___"Mary Addison Hackett." A/Art. Mar. 2009
___"Culture Pundits Featured Artist Mary Addison Hackett." Culture Pundits. 2008
Christopher Knight. "Critics' Choices." Los Angeles Times. 1 June 2008
Suvan Geer. "Women Around Town," SCWA. Summer 2007

The Open Studios Press. New American Paintings, South Edition #118. Dominic Molon, Juror. 2015
Music City Center. Permanent Art Collection. Catalog. 2014
Torrance Art Museum. To Live And Paint in LA. Exhibition Catalog. 2012
Two Coats of Paint. Against The Tide. Catalog. 2011
Chapman University. The Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art. Catalog. 2011
Here And Now—Artra Curatorial At T-Lofts. Exhibition Catalog. 2009
Kristi Engle Gallery. Discovery-The Paintings Of Mary Addison Hackett.  Exhibition Catalog. Essay by Max Presneill. 2008
United States Embassy. Art In Embassies Exhibition: Montevideo, Uruguay. Catalog. 2007
The Open Studios Press. New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Edition #61. Connie Butler, Juror. 2006
The Open Studios Press. New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Edition #49. Essay By Anne Ellegood, 2004
College of Dupage. Woman's History Month. Exhibition Catalog. Essay by Eileen Broido. March 1997
Miranda July, "Joanie4Jackie, The MIA Chainletter." (video compilation), Nov. 1998
Joel Bacher, Independent Exposure's All Erotic Shorts Program. (video compilation) 1998

Belmont University, Artist Talk, Nashville, TN, 2013
Loyola Marymount University, Visiting Artist Lecture, Los Angeles, CA 2012
Track 13 Gallery, Artist Talk, Nashville, TN, 2012
Kristi Engle Gallery, Artist Talk, Los Angeles, CA 2010, 2008
Skirball Cultural Center, Educational Program, Artist Talk and Studio Tour, Los Angeles, CA 2010
FOCA, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Artist Talk and Studio Tour, Los Angeles, CA 2008
Rio Hondo College, Artist Talk, Whittier, CA, 2008
LA Artcore, Artist Talk, Los Angeles, CA 2007
McNish Gallery, Oxnard College, Artist Talk, Oxnard, CA 2005
Loyola Marymount University, Visiting Artist Lecture, Los Angeles, CA 2002
Gahlberg Arts Center, Panel Discussion in conjunction with Women's History Month, Glen Ellyn, IL 1997

"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," Country Life | Nashville Scene Arts + Culture Blog, Dec 11, 2013
"David Lusk Gallery, Keith Mayerson, Julian Schnabel and More," Country Life | Nashville Scene Arts + Culture Blog, Dec. 10, 2013
"Miami, Day 2: Daniel Heidkamp, Cordy Ryman, Fahamu Pecou and More," Country Life | Nashville Scene Arts + Culture Blog, Dec. 7, 2013
"The Miami Art Fairs are Decadent and Depraved," Country Life | Nashville Scene Arts + Culture Blog, 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

Music City Center Public Art Collection, Nashville, TN
Permanent Art Collection, Cummins Station, Nashville, TN
Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Chapman University, Orange, CA
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Chicago AidsCare Collection, Chicago, IL
DePaul University Archives: Batya Goldman Zine Collection, Chicago, IL
DePaul University Archives: Chicago Great Lakes Underground Press Collection Chicago, IL
San Diego State University, Special Collections: West Coast Zine Collection, San Diego, CA
Private Collections throughout the United States

Independent Filmmaker Project
SPE Society for Photographic Education
The Viewing Program at The Drawing Center (archive)

MAH Film and Editorial, Independent Producer and Editor, Nashville, TN, 2015
Adjunct Teaching Artist, Watkins College of Art Design and Film, 2011-2015
Adjunct Lecturer, El Camino College, Torrance, CA, 2002-2010
Adjunct Instructor, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA; 2005
Adjunct Faculty, West Los Angeles College at Culver City High School's Academy of Visual and Performing Arts, Culver City, CA 2002-2003
Adjunct Lecturer, Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA; 2001-2003
Staff Creative Film Editor, Avenue, Chicago and Santa Monica, 1999-2001
Assistant Editor, Avenue, Chicago, IL 1997-1999
Tape Operator/Engineer, International Video Services, Chicago, 1995-1997
Video Artist-in-Residence/Producer, Little City Foundation, Palatine, IL, 1995, 1996
Gallery Assistant, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, 1995
Teaching Assistant, Video I, II, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994