Mary Grisey is an American sculptural installation artist currently based in Toronto, Ontario. She received an MFA in the Visual Arts program at York University in Toronto, a BFA in Fiber and Material Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BA in Painting and Drawing from Marist College. She has exhibited her work in New York, Chicago, Kentucky, San Francisco and Toronto.
She was recently awarded the Windgate full fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center for the Spring of 2016. Select solo exhibitions include Of Becoming at York University (2014), Sung From the Mouth of Cumae at The Art Gallery of Mississauga (2015) and Cloth Dripping at Xpace Gallery (2016). Select group exhibitions include Refined Linen at Katzman Contemporary (2014), Long Winter at The Great Hall (2015) and Escape Plans at YTB Gallery (2015).
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Sung From the Mouth of Cumae, 2015. Handwoven and hand dyed linen, raffia, rust, bleach, earthenware and sound. 10’ x 9’ x 10’.
Remains of the Ephemeral I-IV, 2014. Cheesecloth, silk, cotton, sisal, unspun wool, horsehair, coyote fur, rubberlatex, black tea, dye, rusted steel. 24″ x 6″ (I), 30″ x 5″ (II), 22″ x 6″ (III), 32″ x 6″ (IV).
At the Edge of the Encircling Great Stream, 2015. Handwoven and hand dyed hemp/unspun wool, found wood and rusted metal. 8′ x 5′ x 4′.
Numina of Akasha VI, 2015. Handwoven and hand-dyed linen and raffia, rust, black tea, earthenware. 8’ x 5’.
My Home, My Ocean, 2015. Handwoven and hand-dyed linen, found rope. 7’ x 12”.
For Lethe, 2014. Handwoven and hand-dyed sisal rope, rusted steel and sound. 8’ x 4’ x 8’.
Cradling: In Ruins, 2014. Found barn wood, hand-dyed and burned sisal rope. 6’ x 3’ x 4’.
What Remains of the Ephemeral?, 2014. Handwoven and hand dyed sisal, cotton and wool. 15’ x 6’.
Shrouds, 2014. Handwoven and hand-dyed linen, horsehair and bleach. 8’ x 4’ x 3’.
Relic of the Moirai, 2013. Handwoven and hand-dyed sisal, cotton and wool. 10’ x 8’.
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