1977 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture,Skowhegan, ME
1976 M.Ed., Lesley College, Cambridge, MA
1972 B.F.A. Boston University, School of Visual Arts, Boston, MA
Selected One-Person and (* 2 person) Exhibitions
2012 *Anthony Stellaccio, Ceramics and Mary Armstrong, Paintings - Cross MacKenzie Gallery, Washington DC
2011 Any Given Moment,Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, Ma
2010 * Way After Cannaletto, Art Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA
2009 Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2007 Memory of Desire:Mapping The Venetian Lagoon,Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2006 24 Hour News, Paintings, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA.
2003 Heart Beats, Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA
2000 *MARY ARMSTRONG: Drawings, SUSAN HEIDEMAN: Paintings Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, R.I
1996 *MARY ARMSTRONG and SUSAN HEIDEMAN, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, R.I.
1993 Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1991-92 Felicita Foundation, Escondido, CA
1990 Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1987 Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1985 Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2009 Going Places, Bachelier Gardansky Gallery, Kent, CT
2009 New Work New Walls, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2008 Now and Then, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2006 Abstraction, The Clown Gallery, Portland, ME
2005 Presence, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2003 Landscapes From The Permanent Collection, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2003 Vessels, Bachelier, Gardansky Gallery, Kent, CT
2003 EIRE|LAND, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.
2003 Points of View: New England Artists in Ireland, New Art Center Newton, MA
2002 Works on Paper, Bachelier, Gardansky Gallery. Kent, CT.
2002 Still Life, Bachelier,Gardansky Gallery, Kent. Ct.
2001 Fellows of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland
1999 The Search Beyond The Surface, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Me.
1998 Artists as Teachers, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland, Me.Catalogue
1997 Land and Body, University of Florida Art Galleries, Gainsville, Orlando, Miami, Fla.
1996 Skowhegan at 50: The Maine Legacy, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, and Maine College of Art Baxter Gallery, Portland
1995 The 800. Show, G.W. Einstein Gallery, N.Y., N.Y.
Inspired By Nature; A Contemporary View, Boston College Museum Of Art, Chestnut Hill, MA.
Alumni Drawings, Celebrating Forty Years of Visual Arts at Boston University School School For The Arts. Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA. Catalogue
Recent Acquisitions, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA.
1995,94,93The Armstrongs; Three Generations, The Rose Gallery, Kent, CT
1994 A Gallery Retrospective, California Center for The Arts, Escondido,CA
1993 Summer Salon, Victoria Munroe Fine Arts, New York, NY
1993 A New Naturalism; Mary Armstrong and Tom Blackwell. Gallery 53, Cooperstown, NY
1992 The Painters, Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Artists Respond To War, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
1987-89 New England Now, Contemporary Art from Six States,
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA. Traveling exhibition, Catalogue
1986 Skowhegan Ten Year Retrospective, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY
Fifty Works: Selections from the EF HuttonCollection, An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum & Art Center, Coral Gables, Florida, 1986; and EF Hutton Collection, New York, NY, 1987
Boston Public Library
Federal Reserve Bank, MA
Fidelity Investments, MA
Decordova Museum, MA
Graham Gund Collection, MA
Readers' Digest Corporation, NY
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, NY
Amerada Hess Corporation, NY
A.T. & T. Long Lines, NY
Chemical Bank, NY
Hospital Corporation of America, TN
Miami-Dade Community College, FL
Honors and Awards
1995 Fellowship, Balinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle,
` Co. Mayo, Ireland.
1995 Individual Grant for Works on Paper,
The New England Foundation For The Arts
1980-81 Fellowship, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1980 Fellowship, The Artists Foundation
1979-80 Fellowship, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1977 Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Mural Competition Winner, Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, Boston, MA
Michael O’Sullivan “Gallery Opening of The Week”. The Washington Post, May 2012
Cate McQuaid “Interplay of Light” The Boston Globe, January 2012
Cate McQuaid “Into The Dream” The Boston Globe, January 2010
Cate McQuaid, “Looking at Venice in The Abstract”, The Boston Globe,
January 3 2008
Cate McQuaid, “Gallery Pick”, The Boston Globe 4/27/06
Christine Temin, “Boston College Show Showcases Faculty, The Boston Globe 7/30/99
Alicia Faxon, “ Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence,
Mary Armstrong and Susan Heideman “, Art New England, August/September,1996,Pg. 50
Robert L. Pincus, "Exhibit Traces Landscapists' Development", The San Diego Union, January 3, 1992, p. D-3
Leah Ollman, "Armstrong's Lush Works Ease The Soul", Los Angeles Times, San Diego County, November 27, 1991, p. F-12
Ronny Cohen, "Mary Armstrong at Victoria Munroe Gallery", Art Forum, Summer 1990, p. 168
John Loughery, "Arts reviews, Mary Armstrong at Victoria Munroe Gallery",Arts Magazine, Feb., 1988, pp. 104.
EF Hutton & Co. Fifty Works: Selections from the EF Hutton Collection, exhibition catalogue, New York: EF Hutton and Company
Leo Castelli , Skowhegan Retrospective, exhibition catalogue, New York; Leo Castelli Gallery 1986
Anne Williams, Objects Observed, exhibition catalogue, Summit,NJ: Summit Art Center, 1986
Grace Glueck, "Mary Armstrong at Victoria Munroe", New York
Times, April, 1985, p. C20.
1976-1989 Art Teacher, Charles River School, Dover, MA
1989-2010 Studio Art Faculty, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.
Studio Art Faculty 1989-2010
Foundations Drawing and painting
Foundation and Advanced Painting
Color Theory and Practice
Principles and Concepts in The Arts, taught in collaboration with The Lynch School
Honors Thesis Advisor;
2008, Amanda Bradley, Philosophy and Art History Thesis
2009 Larissa Belcic, Linguistics and Painting Thesis
McMullen Museum Coratorial Experience
1994 Origional Visions
1998 Redressing Kathleen