MARIANNE CONNOLLY
www.marianneconnolly.com
mtc@crocker.com

Education:
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts
M.F.A., Studio for Interrelated Media, 1990
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio
B.A., Literature, 1980

Professional:
Independent visual artist, 1985-present
Cooperative member, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2002-present
 
Grants and awards
Wildflower Alliance, Career Initiative Grant, 2021
Berkshire Taconic Foundation, living assistance grant, 2004
Change, Inc., Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, living assistance grant, 2002
Massachusetts Cultural Council awarded funding for Cutting Up the Moon, 1999
The Council for the Arts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology awarded funding for
Evidence of Secretary X (And Her Secret Life After 5:00), 1992
Mass. College of Art, Letter of Award and Appreciation for community service, 1987
The National Commission on Working Women awarded third prize in the radio public affairs
category for radio documentary, “Trying to Make a Living,” 1981

Selected one-person exhibitions:
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Tilton Public Library, S. Deerfield, MA, 2021
There and Back Again, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2019
Between Things, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2015
Walking Milo, Recovery Learning Community, Holyoke, MA, 2009
Alterations, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, 2001
Reincarnation, The Art Bank, Shelburne Falls, MA, 2001
Cutting Up the Moon, Burnett Gallery, Amherst, MA, 1999
Evidence of Secretary X (And Her Secret Life After 5:00), MIT and Mobius, Boston, MA, 1992
 
Selected group shows:
Looking Back, group show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2019
Paper Jam, group show, Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls, MA, 2018
Six/Photography, group show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2016
Art Across the River, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, 2015
What are we seeing?, group photography show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2014
A Movable Feast, group show, Paper City Studios, Holyoke, MA, 2014
Alchemy: Eros, Pathos, Fire, Ice, Nash Gallery, Easthampton, MA,  2014
Frame of Reference, two-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2013
New Work, two-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2012
Fools Rush In, two-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2010
Gathering, three-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2009
Group show, Amy Carberry Gallery, S.T.C.C., Springfield, MA, 2009
Out of the Twilight Zone, fundraiser, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH, 2009
100 Drawings, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2009
Inhabitation, two-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2007
Sneak Preview, Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA, 2006
Group show, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, 2005
Moving Between, two-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2004
Juxtapositions, three-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2003
Visual Motion, three-person show, Canal Gallery, Holyoke, MA, 2003
before/after September 11, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2002
Rapid Response, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2001
Transcending Space, three-person show, MatrixArts, Sacramento, California, 2001

Selected readings:
Purple and Yellow: Optical Pop, Art Forum on Zoom, Gallery A3, 2021
Belonging, Art Forum on Zoom, Gallery A3, 2021
Tiny Stories (About Love), Art Forum on Zoom, Gallery A3, 2020
Art Forum: There and Back Again, Gallery A3, 2019
Paper Jam, Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls, MA, 2018
Art Forum: Between Things, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2015
 
Performance and spoken-word art
Walking in Water, Visual Motion exhibition, Canal Gallery, Holyoke, MA, 2003
Kelly Girl Monologues, Time Pieces exhibition, Leverett Crafts & Arts, Leverett, MA, 2003
Time Ritual, private venue, Pelham, MA, 1997
Evidence of a Kelly Girl, Film Society, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, 1994
Kelly Girl’s Birthday Wish, Bookcellar Café, Cambridge, MA, 1994
Secretary X Meets the Little Witch, Women and Food, Cornwall Gallery, Boston, MA, 1992
Evidence of Secretary X (And Her Secret Life After 5:00), Mobius, Boston (June), M.I.T., Cambridge, (July),

Priscilla Beach Theater, Plymouth, MA, (August), 1992
Economic Exorcism, ArtRages, Mobius, Boston, MA, 1991
Revere Beach 1960, Performance Art Sampler, Priscilla Beach Theater, Plymouth, MA, 1991
June Cow Sea Bride, Mobius, Boston, MA, 1990
XX and Symbiosis, Space 46, Mass. College of Art, Boston, MA, 1990