About the Book
This 80 page portfolio features a sampling of works from the past ten years, from 2000 - 2010, of Seattle-based installation and multidisciplinary artist Mandy Greer.
Mandy Greer is a mixed-media installation artist with an MFA from the University of Washington, where she held a Jacob K. Javitz National Graduate Fellowship. In the Northwest, she has shown at Henry Art Gallery, Bellevue Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, Kirkland Arts Center, 4Culture Gallery, Soil Gallery, Consolidated Works, Ohge Ltd. and Center on Contemporary Art. Nationally, she has shown at Bucheon Gallery and The Lab Contemporary Art Center, in San Francisco, the Tampa Museum of Art, 516 Arts in Albuquerque and Aqua Art Miami. She received a 4Culture Special Projects Grant in 2009, 2007, 2006, 2003 and an Artist Trust Fellowship in 2004. In 2006, Mandy completed a permanent installation in the Rem Koolhaas-designed Seattle Central Library and had a room-sized installation at the Bumbershoot Arts Festival supported by a City Artists Grant. In 2008, Mandy had her first solo museum show at the Bellevue Arts Museum debuting her largest installation to date, ‘Dare alla Luce’, supported by an Artist Trust GAP grant, and had reviews in Art Ltd, Art Week and High Fructose magazines. She’s been nominated for the Portland Museum of Art’s Contemporary Northwest Artist Awards for 2008 and 2011. In 2009, ‘Dare alla Luce’ traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Craft, in Portland and Mandy was nominated for the Louise Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award. She has created multidisciplinary works with Seattle’s Book-It Repertory Theatre, Degenerate Art Ensemble’s Haruko Nishimura and filmmaker Ian Lucero, including the “Silvering Path” -- featured on the cover of the Fiberarts Magazine, May 2009 -- and “Mater Matrix Mother and Medium” with dancer/choreographer Zoe Scofield– a temporary public art experience. MMMM has traveled the Northwest with 4Culture’s SITE SPECIFIC program, to Agnes Scott College in Atlanta and will go to The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC in 2011. She will be premiering a solo show of installations and photography at Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, in January 2011, funded by City Artists Grant.