"Medrie MacPhee was born in Edmonton, Alberta and has resided in New York City since 1978. She received a B.F.A. from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
Her work has been exhibited in over twenty solo exhibitions, including shows at Keith Talent, London; Michael Steinberg, New York; ArtCore, Toronto; Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York; Baldacci-Daverio Gallery, New York; Phillipe Daverio Gallery, New York; Stadtische Galerie Haus, Siegen, Germany; the Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto; Espace 502, Montreal; Linda Generaux Gallery, Toronto; Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto; Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, B.C; and the Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal.
Her work has also been included in more than forty group exhibitions, including Sadler Wells, London; Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal; Claire Oliver Gallery, New York; Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York ArtCore, Toronto; Plus Ultra, Williamsburg; Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, New York; National Gallery of Canada, Edmonton Art Gallery; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; Edmonton Art Gallery; Joseph Helman Gallery, New York; Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto; Nicole Klagsburn Gallery, New York; Campo, Antwerp Belgium; Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco, Nielsen Gallery, Boston; Musée d' Art Contemporain de Montréal; Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York; MIART, Italy; Katonah Museum, New York; Power Plant, Toronto; and Phillipe Daverio Gallery, New York.
Ms. MacPhee has been a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts Grants, Elizabeth Greenshields Award and established artist grants from the Canada Council. She was also a resident at the MacDowell Colony, the American Academy in Rome, and Flying Horse Editions, which produced a limited edition of her work.
The Charles H. Scott Gallery in Vancouver and the Art Gallery of the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal, organized Flight in the Variable Zone, a solo traveling exhibition of her work, which toured Canada in 1999-2000.
Ms. MacPhee is represented in various private and public collections in the U.S., Canada and Europe, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The National Gallery of Canada; the Musee de Contemporain, Montreal; the Asheville Art Museum, NC; the Art Gallery of Ontario; the Edmonton Art Gallery; the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; the Confederation Center Art Gallery, Charlottetown; and the Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary.
Medrie MacPhee has taught at Columbia University, Cooper Union, Rhode Island School of Design, and Sarah Lawrence College, and is currently the Sherri Burt Hennessey Artist-In-Residence at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York."
Medrie MacPhee was a recipient of the John Simon Memorial Guggenheim Award 2009
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