Mara Baldwin

Mara Baldwin received her M.F.A. from the California College of the Arts (2010) and her B.A. from Wesleyan University (2006). Solo exhibitions of her work have been recently presented at Binghamton University (2019), Hobart and William Smith Colleges (2018), Wells College (2018), and the Johnson Art Museum of Cornell University (2015). Her work has been featured at Facebook Manhattan, PLAySPACE (CCA), the San Francisco Arts Commission, SOMArts, UC Berkeley, Triple Base Gallery, Root Division, Capricious Space/Company, and Corners Gallery. Her accolades include the Murphy Cadogan Award, an SFMoMA SECA nomination, and residencies with Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency/Collar Works (2021), Ucross (2018), Millay (2018), Djerassi (2013), Salonstall (2011), and the Vermont Studio Center (2010). She currently lives in Ithaca, New York, where she directs Ithaca College's Handwerker Gallery, and an independent project space called NEIGHBORS out of her garage.

Academic Research/Specialty Areas

  • Drawing
  • Installation art
  • Interdisciplinary art
  • Sculpture
  • Utopianism
  • Queerness
  • Craft

Classes (Selected)

  • ART 2501: Introduction to Drawing
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