To Balance a Stone, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
About This Flag, Grand Flag, Brooklyn, NY

Double Sun, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Percent for Art and New York City Parks, McCarren Park, Brooklyn, NY

Into the Light of Things, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Building for a Better Future, Boston, MA

true enough, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Winter Light, GSA Commission, Mickey Leland Federal Building, Houston, TX
West Wall, Northeast Light in Two Parts, UCSF, Mission Bay Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

South Light, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin
Half-Round, Bethel University Olsen Gallery, Saint Paul, MN

Witness, The Dean's Gallery at John Jay College, New York, NY

Mary Temple: Northwest Corner, Southeast Light, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
Outside (Light), In, Saint-Gaudens Memorial Exhibition, Picture Gallery, Cornish, NH

Among Friends and Enemies, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Northeast Light, West Wall, permanent installation, MS114, New York, NY
Morning Light, West Wall, permanent installation, MTA Q Line, Neck Road Station, Brooklyn, NY

First Week, commission installation, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Currency, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Target First Saturdays Series, Brooklyn, NY

New Work: Mary Temple, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Mary Temple, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

Mary Temple, Sandroni.Rey, Los Angeles, CA
Describing Light: Mary Temple, Works on Paper, Trois Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Forest For the Sea, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Recalesce, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Extended Afternoon, Phase 2 & 3, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Continuum, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Extended Afternoon, Phase 1, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT

Postcard Skies, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Drawing Room, Arts Club of Washington, Washington DC

Additament, CherrydelosReyes, Los Angeles, CA
1,000,000 Ellipsoids, ZieherSmith Gallery, New York, NY
For the Millionth Time, Mixed Greens, New York, NY



Orwell's Garden, II, High Desert, Brooklyn, NY

Orwell's Garden, III, Orwell's Garden, Brooklyn, NY



Gathering, Corner Gallery, Andes, NY, curated by Anne Couillaud

Wouldn’t You Love to Know, BARN Half Gallery, Middlefield, MA, curated by RJ Supa

Manifest Absence, Dieu Donné, NY, NY, curated by Melissa Joseph

Orwell's Garden, I, High Desert, Brooklyn, NY



Make Art Not War, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


The Poetics of the Afterimage,, curated by Katharine DeLamater from the Dieu Donne Collection
All the Pieces Matter,, curated by Leslie Roberts
Day Trip, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond Virginia

Genius Stable, Store For Rent Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
The Essential Artist, On-Line Exhibit, Bravin Lee Programs
Art Off-Screens, Nuemeraki, curated by Eileen Jeng Lynch, exhibition in multiple locations internationally

What is Feminist Art?, Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, Washington, DC
Women-Designed NYC, Louise McCagg Gallery, Barnard College, NYC

Archival Exhibition, Dieu Donne, NYC, curated by Jennifer Farrell
Skowhegan Edition Book Fair

Doubt, SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA

1+1+1 Presents: Of an Urban Nature, Pop Up, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
Pure Pulp, The Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Pure Pulp, Robert C. Williams Museum, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
Pure Pulp, Daedalus Foundation, New York, NY

Natural States, Dowd Fine Arts Center, SUNY Cortland
Visual Deception II: Into the Future, Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan

Inaugural Exhibition, New York University, Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)
Visual Deception II: Into the Future, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan
Visual Deception II: Into the Future, Bunkamura Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Back to Eden: Contemporary Artists Wander the Garden, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY
Stationary Realms, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Wall, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Silences, Nässjö Konsthall, Nässjö, Sweden
Ephemeral, Adelphi University Gallery, Garden City, NY

Time Lapse, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
Drawn From Photography, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Simulacrum, CCAD, Columbus, OH

Image Wars, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
Drawn From Photography, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Wall Works, The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Untitled (Imperceptible), Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Perception/Deception: Illusion in Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
The Bank and Trust Show, The Art Exchange, White Plains, NY
The Days of this Society are Numbered, Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY

Florist, SHOWstudio, London, England
False Documents and Other Illusions, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Look Again, Southeastern Center of Contemporary Art, Winston- Salem, NC
Day to-day, Martos Gallery, New York, NY
Board, Beam, Breath: an investigation of Trees, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
Smoke and Mirrors, Shadows and Fog, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Skowhegan Alumni Exhibition, 1999-2008, 92YTribeca, New York, NY
Eye Spy, Playing With Perception, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Site/Line, Add-Art through Eyebeam, curated by Joanne Montoya

Contemporary Forms of Trompe l'oeil, Nitrianska Galeria, Nitra, Slovakia
Yes or No and/or Yes and No, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
X: Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Linear Abstraction, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

Light Seeking Light: Claire Cowie, Solange Fabiâo, Susan Philipsz, and Mary Temple, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Badlands, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Inner and Outer Space, Mattress Factory, Pittsburg, PA
Beyond a Memorable Fancy, EFA Project Space, New York, NY
Thoreau Reconsidered, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
The Elusive Surrounding, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Natural Obsessions, Neuhoff Gallery, New York, NY
Second_Nature, Dexia Hall Exhibition Space, Luxembourg; Chateau de Chamarande, France
The Future Must Be Sweet: The Lower East Side Printshop Celebrates 40 Years, International Print Center, New York, NY

Double Take: The Poetics of Illusion and Light, Mary Temple, Alexandra A. Grant and Benhard Hildebrandt, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
A Certain Slant of Light, Rush Philanthropic, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
New Prints, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
New Prints/Autumn, International Print Center, New York, NY
Thoreau Reconsidered, Wave Hill Gyndor Gallery, Bronx, NY
Summer Exhibition, curated by Sebastian Bremer, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
Link, G.O.C.A., Phoenix, AZ
New Prints/Winter, International Print Center, New York, NY
Workspace Program 2001-2007, curated by Patti Phillips, Dieu Donne, New York, NY

Light x Eight: The Hanukkah Project, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
In Practice Project Series, Sculpture Center, LIC, Queens, NY
Landscape Re-Imagined, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Up Against The Wall, Wesleyan University, CT
Fall 2006, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
The Space Between Us, University Art Museum, University at Albany-SUNY, Albany, NY
Parallel Visions II: Outsider and Insider Art Today, Galerie St. Etienne, New York, NY
Metaphysics of Youth, Artenova-FuoriUso, Lungomare Sud, Pescara, Italy

Flow: Navigating the Super Paradigm, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY
Now Playing, ParaSite, Beacon, NY

Presence of Light, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
Drawing Show, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

OnLine, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
Brooklyn Artists on 57th Street, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
Landslide, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Explaining Magic, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Dreamy, ZieherSmith Gallery, New York, NY
Better Homes & Gardens, Zoller Gallery, State College, PA
Disciplines, McGrath Galleries, New York, NY

Soft, Space (untitled), New Haven, CT
Threepeat, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Carleen Sheehan, Nathaniel Lieb, Mary Temple, Fish Tank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Freight Elevator Project, D.U.M.B.O., Brooklyn, NY
See-Through, Satellite Space, Long Island City, Queens, NY
organic forms/synthetic materials, Sister Rosaire Gallery, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

Works on Paper, Irvine Art Center, Irvine, CA
Material Whirled, Art in General, New York, NY

Transfix, Artplace, Los Angeles, CA (two-person with Louis Cameron)
Wunderkammer: Wonderworks, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Small Things, Studio 179, Morgantown, WV
Betty Crocker, "A" Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Sugar, 31 Grand, Brooklyn, NY

2021, Knudson, Rainey. One Thing Well: 22 Years of Installation Art, Moody Center for Art, 2021.
Edited by Kimberly Davenport, Joshua Fischer and Rainey Knudson
Contributions by Nonya Grenader, Dave Hickey, Carlos Jimenez, Kelly Klaasmeyer, Julie Reiss and Sandra Zalman

Kamping-Carder, Leigh. "An Art-Centered Hamptons Home", Wall Street Journal, May 2, 2018.

Brachfeld, Ben. "City Announces Winners of Annual Design Competition",, May, 11, 2017.
Frost, Mary. "Four elegant and resilient Brooklyn spaces receive NYC's Excellence in Design awards", Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May, 2017.
Linder, Courtney. "Doubt", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 09, 2017, pp. WE-10-11.
Lynch, Patrick. "11 Projects Win NYC Public Design Commission's Excellence in Design Awards",, May 12, 2017.
Pereira, Ivan. "Excellence in Design Awards given to Bronx Zoo zipline, Far Rockaway streetscape",, May 11, 2017.
Spanner, Natalie. "At SPACE, Doubt makes you look twice", Pittsburgh City Paper, March 15, 2017.
Tabachnick, Toby. "'Doubt' revealed, explored in new SPACE exhibit"., February 14, 2017.
Warerkar, Tanay. "NYC's Awards for Excellence in Design winners emphasize resiliency post-Hurrican Sandy", Curbed New York, May 11, 2017.
Xu, Susan, "11 Winning Designs of NYC's 35th Annual Awards of Excellence in Design",, May 18, 2017.

Atlas Discussion 140, atlasnewsletter, November 25, 2015, interview with Jeff Bergman.
Kappler, Brian. "The Subtlety of Shadows: Mary Temple's Light Installations", Salaam: NYU Abu Dhabi Blog, January 2015.
Savig, Mary. Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Artists on Diaries, blog series curated by Mary Temple, January and February 2015.

Glauss, Daniel. "Back to Eden at the Museum of Biblical Art",, August 12, 2014.
Meier, Allison. "When Snakes Could Walk: Contemporary Artists Take on the Garden of Eden",, July 7, 2014.
Tanaka, Reiko. "Visual Deception II: Into the Future", exhibition catalog, 2014, Japan.

Bergman, Jeff. "Half-Round", Exhibition Essay
Bergman, Jeff. "Mary Temple", Atlas, #55,

Armstrong, Elizabeth. "More Real", DelMonico Books, 2012, pp. 280-281.
Abatemarco, Michael. "SITE Santa Fe Exhibit Focuses on Time," Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, March 2012.
Landi, Ann. "On Time," ARTnews, March 2012.
"SITE Santa-Fe: Time-Lapse," The Authentic Guide to Santa Fe, February 2012.
Larkin, Corina. "Time-Lapse," Brooklyn Rail, February 2012.
Irwin, Matthew. "Time, And Again," Santa Fe Reporter, February 22, 2012.
McGraw, Kate. "The Changes of Time," Albuquerque Journal Santa Fe/North, February 17, 2012.

Lima, Benjamin. "Critic's Picks: Mary Temple,", May 2011.
Quagliata, Gail Victoria Braddock. "The Days of This Society Are Numbered," The Brooklyn Rail, April 2011.
Rosenberg, Karen. "Authorship or Translation? Notes Toward Redefining Creativity," The New York Times, February 24, 2011.
Couillaud, Anne. "Day-to-Day: Artists' Daily Practices Incorporate the Time Dimension,", February 23, 2011.
Buckley, Annie. "On Seeing: An Online Exhibition Series,", February 19, 2011.
Green, Tyler. "Weekend Roundup," Modern Art Notes, February 7, 2011.
Paulus, Nathan. "Mary Temple: Northwest Corner, Southeast Light," Houston Press, February 3, 2011.
Britt, Douglas. "Mary Temple Paints Rice Gallery Visitors Into a Corner," The Houston Chronicle, February 2, 2011.
Sozanski, Edward J., "Art: Tease-the-eye Trickery is a Treat", Philadelphia Inquirer,, June, 5, 2011.
Boyer, Theresa, "Time Stands Still at Rice Gallery Show", The Rice Thresher, January 28, 2011.

Markonish, Denise. "A Day in the Life," Currency, catalog essay.
Matijcio, Steven. "Look Again", catalog essay.
Van den Broeke, Teo. "Blooming Marvelous,", November 9, 2010.
Rossier, Mark. "NYFA Announces Inaugural Winners of The Basil H. Alkazzi Award for Excellence in Painting,", April 22, 2010.
Adler, Tracy and Hoberman, Mara. Smoke and Mirrors, Shadow and Fog, exhibition catalog.
The Week in Politcal Cartoons,, June 6, 2010., June 5, 2010.

Cross, Susan, and Denise Markonish, editors. Sol LeWitt 100 Views, published by MASS MoCA in association with Yale University Press, p.114.
Between the Lines, RXart, coloring book of drawings by contemporary artists, volume 2.

Gass, Ali. "New Work: Zilvinas Kempinas, Alyson Shotz, Mary Temple," SFMOMA, exhibition brochure.
Kwon, Liz. "Art and Space—Mary Temple," Bob International Magazine of Space and Design, #053, November 2008, pp.124-129.
"The Future Must Be Sweet," Artcal, October 2008.
Kushner, Marilyn S. "The Future Must Be Sweet—Lower East Side Printshop Celebrates 40 Years," catalog essay.
Levy, Michelle. Beyond a Memorable Fancy, Print: Perception and the Artist's Intervention, catalog.
Grant, Adriana. "Under a Western Sun: Mary Temple at Western Bridge," Seattle Weekly, December 2, 2008.
Graves, Jen. "Mary Temple and the Doubting Zone,", October 17, 2008.
Hackett, Regina. "'Light, Seeking Light' Yields Significant Rewards for the Patient Viewer," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 16, 2008.
"The Future Must Be Sweet,", October 2008.
Graves, Jen. "The Traumatic Arts,", September 30, 2008.
Markonish, Denise. BADLANDS: New Horizons in Landscape, The MIT Press, exhibition catalog.
Miner, Al. The Elusive Surrounding, C. Grimaldi Gallery, exhibition brochure.
Amado, Miguel. "Inner and Outer Space," Critics' Pick,, Summer 2008.
Miller, Brian. "Light Seeking Light," Seattle Weekly, November 19, 2008.
Smee, Sebastian. "Earth in the Balance: Activism Meets Aesthetics in 'Badlands' at Mass MoCA," The Boston Globe, July 4, 2008.
Stafford, Scott. "BADLANDS: A New Horizon at Mass MoCA," The Berkshire Eagle, May 8, 2008.
Dorscheid, Sabine. Second_Nature, Imprimerie Centrale, Luxemborg, exhibition catalog.
McNatt, Glenn. "The Real World Reflected Back At Us," Baltimore Sun, February 20, 2008.
Kuntz, Melissa. "A Mattress Factory Exhibit Challenges the Walls of Its Own Galleries." Pittsburgh City Paper, September 25, 2008.

O'Sullivan, Michael. "The Story Behind the Work," The Washington Post, December 28, 2007.
Madison, Lucy. "Cast a Shadow: Brooklyn Artist Mary Temple Lights up a Room," Surface Magazine, Vol. 68, p. 70.
Chamberlain, Colby. "Thoreau Revisited" and "Three for Society," Critic's Picks,, June 2007.
West, Paige. The Art of Buying Art, Harper Collins, New York, pp. 84, 177 and 183.
Buckley, Annie. "Soo Kim and Mary Temple at Sandroni.Rey," ArtWeek, April 2007.
Fiordaliso, Michelle. "Mary Temple," BLOOM Magazine, Issue 16, Spring 2007.
Maine, Stephen. "Mary Temple and Liza McConnell at Smack Mellon," Art in America, February 2007, pp. 142-3.
Brooks, Amra. "Must See Art: Mary Temple's Light Installation and Soo Kim's Photographs at Sandroni.Rey," LA Weekly, February 7, 2007.
"The Gallery: Mary Temple,", January 2007.
Bent, Gala. "Interview with Mary Temple," Asthmatic Kitty Records Sidebar,

McAdams, Shane. "The Forest for the Sea," The Brooklyn Rail, November 2006.
Bari, Elena. "Methaphysics of Youth Pescara," Ex Mercato Ortofrutticolo,, July 2006.
Giacomelli, Marco Enrico. "Canons of Youth," Framework, The Finnish Art Review, #5.
Pratt, Alison. "Subtle Aldrich installation tricks the visitor's eye," The Ridgefield Press, April 20, 2006.
Genocchio, Benjamin. "Freedom to Roam and Experiment," The New York Times, May 14, p. WE 8.
Meyers, Victoria. Designing with Light, Laurence King Publishing, 2006, pp.8, 13-14.

Tarantino, Ann. "It's An East Coast/West Coast Thing," NYARTS, November/December 2004.
Boneti, Charles. "Art Shaped By Light," The Berkshire Eagle, July 1, 2004, D1-4.
Brickman, David. "Brilliant in Bursts," Metroland, Albany, NY, September 2, 2004.
Cahill, Timothy. "Seeing the Light," Albany Union Times, September l2, 2004, p. I1.
Cox, Claire. "New Art Exhibits to Light Up Berkshire Museum," The Advocate, June 24, 2004.
Kilian, Michael. "Let there be light art in Massachusetts," Chicago Tribune, June 27, 2004.
"Museum explores the angles of light," The Pittsfield Gazette, issue 669, July 29, 2004.
Russell, Gloria. "Museum art show is a study of light," Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, August 8, 2004.

Greenman, Ben. "Online," The New Yorker, August 4, 2003, p.12.
Hawke, John. "Landslide at Smack Mellon," The Brooklyn Rail, October 2003, pp. 10-11.
Hill, Joe. "online," Contemporary Magazine, issue 56, p. 73.
Hoffman, Hank. "Art with a Soft Touch," New Haven Advocate, January 30-February 5.
Karlins, N.F. "Drawing Notebook,", September 3, 2003, p. 201.
Newhall, Edith. "Thanks a Million," New York Magazine, August 25- September 1, 2003, p. 201.

Birke, Judy. "Artspace's 'Soft' a lovely reminder that art can be fun," New Haven Register, December 29, p. D4.

Savannah, Gae. "Short List,", Summer 2001.

Hamburger, Susan and Mary Magsamen. "31 Grand: Sugar," Waterfront Week, January 2000, p. 7.
Wei, Lilly. "Wunderkammer: Wonderworks," ARTnews, October 2000, p. 179.

Dalton, Jennifer. "450 Broadway," Waterfront Week, May 1, 1998, p. 9.
Hamburger, Susan. "Mary Temple at 473 Broadway," Waterfront Week, July 29, 1998, p. 6.

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 1999
MFA Painting and Drawing, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1995
BFA Painting, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1989



Surf Point Residency, York, ME

MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH
NYC Mayoral 35th Annual Award for Excellence in Design
Permanent Art Installation, McCarren Park, Brooklyn
LMCC, Project Space, Governor's Island, NYC
Basil H. Alkazzi Award for Excellence in Painting
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting
The Saint-Gaudens Memorial Fellowship
Mattress Factory Residency, Pittsburgh, PA
Concordia Foundation Career Advancement Award
Dieu Donne Workspace Program Grant, New York, NY
Lily Auchincloss Fellow in Painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts
Special Edition Fellow, Lower EastSide Printshop, New York, NY
Smack Mellon Summer Residency
Skowhegan Alliance, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

Born in Arizona; Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY