Community Member Profile: Sue McNally

Rhode Island

About Sue McNally

Sue McNally has lived most of her life in New England. She currently lives and works in Rhode Island and when life permits, rural southeast Utah. 

Education 
1994  Savannah College of Art and Design, MFA 
1990  University of Rhode Island, BFA

Awards, Fellowships, Visiting Artist
2019  McCanna House Artist-in- Residence, North Dakota Museum of Art, McCanna, ND
2018  Tamarind Institute: Invited Artist collaborating with Student Printers and Master Printer Brandon Gunn  
2018  Carrizozo Colony Artist-in-Residence, Carrizozo, NM   
2017  Crater Lake National Park Artist in Residence, OR
2017  Scripps College, The Women's College, Visiting Artist, Claremont, CA
2016  Maryland Institute College of Art, LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting Visiting Artist 
2015  Two Coats of Paint Residency, Brooklyn, NY
2015  Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Fellowship Merit Award in Drawing and Printmaking
2012  Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Professional Artist Development Grant 
2011  Rhode Island State Council on the Arts , Fellowship Award in Drawing and Printmaking 
2010  Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY 
2001  Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY 
1998  Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 

Collections 
Tamarind Institute Archive , Albuquerque, NM
RISD Museum, Providence, RI 
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
Wellington Management Corporate Art Collection, Boston, MA
Fidelity Investment Corporate Collection, Boston, MA 

Exhibitions
2022  Two person exhibition, details TBD North Dakota Museum of Art with Christopher Benson
2020  Ascutney Revisited, Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA  September 5, 2020 through March 21, 2021
2018  This Land Is My Land, Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, CO
2017  Across The Land And Sea, Drive-by Projects, Watertown, MA
2015  No Better Friend, AS220, Providence, RI,
2014  Middle Ass Bad Age, Auxiliary Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2013  Do What You Must Do, Hamilton Gallery, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI
2012  GREEN SPACE, T.F. Green Airport, Warwick, RI: Program funded by RISCA
2010  Armchair Traveler, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Watermill, NY
2009  Picture Paradise, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Group Exhibitions 
2020  Complex Terrain(s), Newport Art Museum, July 20, 2020 through Sept 27, 2020

2019  Uncover: Altered Books, Paper Nautilus, Providence, RI
2019  About Face, Framingham State College

2017  La Grua Center with Allison Gildersleeve, Stonington, CT
2017  Infrastructure: Land, Mind, Country, Artists from the Two Coats of Paint Residency Program Seminar Gallery, AICAD, curated by Sharon Butler and Rachel Farber
2015 Land Ho!, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA 
2015 Improvised Showboat, Providence, RI
2015 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, Hamilton Gallery, Salve Regina, Newport, RI 
2014 Transcendent Landscapes,  Drive-by Projects, Boston, MA
2014 The Land Has Many Parts, Jane Deering Gallery,  Santa Barbara, CA
2013 Locally Made,  Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2013 Strange Landscapes, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY
2012 Time Flies/Two years at Drive-By,  BK Art Projects, Boston, MA
2011 What’s Out There, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Watermill, NY 
2011 13th Annual Fidelity Investments Invitational, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI 
2011 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, ACGOW, Westerly, RI 
2011  Scenery, Drive-By, BK Art Projects, Boston, MA 
2010  Ucross: 26 Years of Visual Art Exhibitions, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY 
2010  Behind the Green Door, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA 
2010  Extreme Scale, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI 
2010  Natural Reaction, Heskin Contemporary, New York, NY 
2010  Winter Wonderland, Curated by Beth Kantrowitz and Kathleen O’Hara 
2009  Nature/Artifice: Contemporary Works from the Collection, RISD Museum         
         

Bibliography
2016   “How I Get By: The Lives of Five American Artists”, Observer, April 16
2015   "Progressive, Provocative Landscapes on View at Fitchburg", Boston Globe
           "Fitchburg Art Museum Combines Traditional Landscapes with Contemporary Works",Worcester Telegram
           "Fitchburg Pairs Historical with Contemporary"Artscope Magazine, Oct/Nov 2015
           "This Week's Must See Events: We're Throwing a Post-Apocalyptic Dance Party" Artfcity.com, October 19, 
           "Studio Visit With Sue McNally", by Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint, August 28th, 2015
2014   "David X. Levine Mines Nostalgia for 'John Surette' Show" Boston Globe, October 8, 2014
           "Chasing a Dream and an Unalloyed Ethos, A Critic's Picks in Brooklyn, an Embattled
             Utopia" by Martha Schwendener, New York Times, April 3, 2014
           "This Weeks Must-See Art Events: Free Chili" Artfcity.com, March 17, 2014
           "Studio Visit, Sue McNally" Art New England, May/June 2014
2009   "Picture Paradise: Paintings by Sue McNally" Art New England, September 2009

This Member's Projects