Photograph by Jens Marott
Photograph by Jens Marott

BIOGRAPHY

Mary Grant was born on 11 September 1971 and studied Fine Art Painting at Kingston University 1991-94.

In 1992 she was shortlisted for the first Natwest '90's Prize for Art.

She won the Stanley Picker Travel Scholarship to New York in 1993. After graduating with a 2:1 BA Hons and commendation for her thesis, Mary took an artist in residency at the Whitgift Public School in Surrey.

Mary is based in Sussex with her husband, the sculptor Julian Wild (www.julianwild.com), and their sons Conrad and Rex.

EXHIBITIONS
2015

Summer Delights Show with Jill George Gallery
Snug Group Show, Brighton
London Art Fair with Jill George Gallery
2014
Christmas Show, Gormley's Dublin
Group Show with Jil George Gallery, London
Art Toronto with Jill George Gallery
Solo Exhibition McAllister Thomas, Godalming
Chelsea Art Fair with McAllister Thomas
The Irish Landscape, Gormley's Dublin
AAF Battersea with Linda Blackstone Gallery
London Art Fair with Jill George Gallery
2013
AAF Singapore with Linda Blackstone Gallery
AAF New York with Linda Blackstone Gallery
AAF Battersea with Linda Blackstone Gallery
183rd Royal Hibernain Academy Exhibiton Dublin
Art Toronto with Jill George Gallery
Art Residency, Cill Rialaig Art Retreat , Ballinskelligs , Ireland
2012
Group Show, Cork Street, Jill George Gallery
Bring Natasha Home, Great Western Studios, London
20-21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London
LAPADA Art and Antiques Fair, Berkeley Square, London
Group Show, Store Street, Bloomsbury, London
Toronto Art Fair, Canada with Jill George Gallery
AAF Singapore with Linda Blackstone Gallery
2011
Dublin Art Fair, Winter, RDS
AAF Battersea, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art London, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2010
London Art Fair with Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Toronto Art Fair, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
AAF Amsterdam, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
AAF Battersea, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2009
AAF Battersea, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
AAF Amsterstam, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Toronto Art Fair with Rebecca Hossack
Art London, with Rebecca Hossack
20-21 British Art Fair with Rebecca Hossack
Utrecht Open Art Fair with Rebecca Hossack
Art 2009 London Art Fair with Jill George Gallery
Solo Show Buckley Fine Art, Clonakilty,Cork
Art Chicago with Jill George Gallery
Summer Show Jill George Gallery
2008
Toronto Art Fair with Jill George
Joint Show at Galerie des Arts Vertelliac, France with Andrew Gifford
Art Ireland, Winter, RDS, Dublin
Art Ireland, Spring, RDS, Dublin
2007
Art Ireland, Spring, RDS, Dublin
Art London with Gallery One, Business Design Centre, Islington
Summer Show at Jill George Gallery, Soho, London
Toronto Art Fair with Jill George Gallery
Solo Exhibition, Mayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw
Art Ireland, Winter RDS, Dublin
Serendipity, Le Salon, London
2006
Art London with Gallery One, Business Design Centre, Islington
Edinburgh Art Fair with Gallery One
Altitude at Ashursts with John Martin Gallery, London
2005
Christies, Art Sale and Auction, The Art Movement
Tsunami Relief Art Sale and Auction, Iona House Gallery, Woodstock
Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden
AAF Spring, John Martin Gallery
Karen Taylor Contemporary Art, Twickenham
Christies Art Sale and Auction, The Art Movement
Le Salon, Vanessa Suchar, London
Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Cotswolds
Pontone Fine Art, Strethers, Wigmore Street, London
Art London, The Art Movement
'The Body' Collyer Bristow Gallery, Bedford Row, London
'Beneath the Surface', Headquarter Fine Art & Albermarle Gallery
2004
Art 2004, Business Design Centre, Jagged Art, London
John Martin Gallery, Spring Show
Art London, Jagged Art
Wiseman Gallery Summer Show, Oxford
Pontone Fine Art, Holman Fenwick and Wilman, London
AAF , John Martin Gallery, New York
Iona House Gallery, Woodstock
Trion Contemporary , Cork Street, London
Wiseman Gallery Christmas Show, Oxford
The Stuff of Magic, John Martin Gallery, London
2003
Landscape Now, Clapham Art Gallery, London
John Martin Gallery, Chelsea
2002
Art Sale and Auction, Christies, The Art Movement
Tangible Art, London
Thomas Henry Fine Art, Nantucket, USA
Solo Exhibition, Enid Lawson Gallery, London
2001
September Girls II, Great Eastern Hotel, London
2000
September Girls, V&A Friends Room, London
Le Salon, London
1999
20th Century Show Olympia
Air Gallery, Dover Street, London
Beatrice Royal Contemporary Art
APART, London
Royal Academy, Budapest, Hungary
1997
Solo Exhibition, Enid Lawson Gallery, London

AWARDS
1995 Artist in Residence, Whitgift Public School, Croydon
1994 Stanley Picker Travel Scholarship New York
1993 Natwest 90's Prize for Art (shortlisted)

EDUCATION
1991-1994 Kingston University, BA Hons Fine Art Painting
(Commendation for thesis)
1990-1991 Northbrooke College of Design, National Diploma Foundation Studies

COLLECTIONS
Glen Dimplex group, Frank X Buckley, Ardal O'Hanlon, Paul McGann, Sir Peter Kenyon,
Gary Kemp, Mick Hucknall, Miranda Richardson , Fiona Phillips and other collections
throughout Europe, South Africa, Singapore and the USA.

Publications
The Irish Times,
The Irish Examiner