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Mary Lempres

Artist, Designer, Curator working in biomaterials

Technician at Pratt Institute (Brooklyn)

EDUCATION

2024 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. MID, Master of Industrial Design

2019 UC Berkeley, Intensive Chemistry

2019 TATI Teaching Artist Training Institute

2018 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. BFA, Painting, Minor: Art History

2013 UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA. Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 SULTA!, Haustroði Arts and Community Center, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2018 Algae, The Net Factory, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2018 Lummert, Kirsten Kjær Museum, Denmark

2017 A Word In Yellow, Thesis Exhibition, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2017 Sunday Dinner Series (Installation), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2015 Turkish Delights, Marabell's, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn


 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 GIFC traveling group show: agnes b. galerie boutique Aoyama, Tokyo; Galleri Golsa, Oslo, Norway; The Carnegie, Cincinnati OH; Horton Gallery, Dallas TX; 0-0 LA, Los Angeles CA 

2019 Velvet Ropes at Shrine Gallery, New York NY; Martha’s Contemporary, Austin TX; First Amendment, San Francisco CA; Pt. 2, Oakland CA; Soulland Store, Copenhagen, Denmark; Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm,Sweden; Nevven Gallery, Goteberg, Sweden

2018 Northern Lights II, three generations of Norwegian Artists. Berkeley, California

2018 HEIMA Open Studios, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2018 HOUSE BROKE, 17 Frost Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

2018 Post Cards from the Edge (Group), Visual Aid, Chelsea, New York

2017 The Pretty Big Painting Show (Group), Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York 

2017 Northern Light, three generations of Norwegian artists. Berkeley, California

2016 Open Studios, Drawing Installation, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2016 Greenpoint Gallery Group Show, Peoples Choice

2015 Pratt Reaccreditation Show

2014 UC Winter Awards Show, Davis, California


 

CURATORIAL

2020 BetaSpace: Build. Play. Repeat. (Organizer, in collaboration with Harriet Salmon, Basem Aly, Helio Takai and Joseph Morris) Dekalb Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brookly, New York

2020 Organic Origami, Workshop and Exhibition, Materials and Technology Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2019 UnTeaching, The UnSpace, DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York

2019 Hidden in Plain Sight, The UnSpace, DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York

2018 Northern Lights II, three generations of Norwegian Artists. Berkeley, California

2018 HOUSE BROKE, 17 Frost Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

2017 Press Pause, presented by Crafted Bowls and Arteasan, Flatiron, New York

2017 Color Palates, Presented by Crafted Bowls, Fort Greene, Brooklyn, New York

2017 Northern Light, three generations of Norwegian Artists. Berkeley, California

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE/RESIDENCIES

2020 Curating Learning: Artists as Educators Panel, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2019 Teaching Artist Residency, Marquis Studios

2019 SomoS Art House, Berlin, Germany (Upcoming)

2018 Artist in Residence, HEIMA, Iceland

2018 Artist in Residence, Kirsten Kjær Museum, Denmark

2016 Co-Founder, Crafted Bowls


 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2020 Board of Advisors, Future Earth Academy


2020 VR & Spatial Computing Initiative, Pratt Strategic Plan Fund

2018 Pratt Circle, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

2016 Greenpoint Gallery, Peoples Choice Award

2015 Herman Krinsky Scholarship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn


 

PUBLIC WORK/ COLLECTIONS

2018 University of California, Office of the President, Oakland, California. Permanent Collection.

2018 Kirsten Kjær Museum, Frøstrup, Denmark. Permanent Collection.

2018 Pratt Admissions, Myrtle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Permanent Collection.

2017 Wasteland, Jane Jacobs Collective, Harlem, New York

2007 Mural, The American Farm School, Thessaloniki, Greece


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2020 Guest Lecturer, The Science of Light, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Guest Lecturer, Degradation of Art and Design Material, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2019 TATI Teaching Artist Training Institute

2017 - Present Marquis Studios, Teaching Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2017 - Present Teaching Assistant, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

PUBLICATIONS


2020 Contributing Author. "Looking Closely: Re-signify the Arts in Today's Society”, Rosario García-Huidobro Munita, Doctor of Arts and Education, School of Pedagogy in the Arts, University of Los Lagos, Chile.

2020 “BetaSpace Invites Students From Across Pratt to Collaborate Through New Technologies” News, Pratt Institute. www.pratt.edu/news