Selected One Person* and Featured Exhibitions:

*The Mindy Ross Gallery, SUNY Orange, Newburgh, NY; August, 2016; “The Wheel of the Year in Word and Image”

*Red Filter Fine Art Photography Gallery, Featured Exhibition, July, 2016; “Past Places on Portriga”

Porter Contemporary Art (formerly Raandesk Gallery), New York, NY; March, 2011; “Optical: Staged” 

Competition finalist, “Late Night Animals” Series 

*Roy Michaels Salon Gallery, New York, NY; January 2008; “Portals”

 Robert  Roman Gallery at ArtSpace, Scottsdale, AZ;  September 2007; “Eye of the Beholder

*Silicon Gallery Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA; April-May, 2004; "Hot Off The Press: Sacred Groves Series" 

 The Durst Organization  Show Walls, New York, NY; August, 2003; "Four Photographers,Four Countries"

*The Durst Organization  Show Walls, New York, NY; August, 2000; "Celtic Anima"

*Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY; March, 2000; "The Divine Feminine: Women in Celtic Myth"

*Graymoor Monastery, Garrison, NY; June, 1999; "Landscapes of the Celtic Spirit"

*The New York Open Center, New York, NY; February 1997; “Retrospective”

*Brown Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC; January 1996; "Deirdre's Land"

 Art Initiatives / Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, NY; September, 1994; "Three Photographers"

*The Midtown Y Photography Gallery, New York, NY; February, 1991; "Photo Sequences"

*Fogg Art Museum, The Print Room, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; October, 1990; “Photo Sequences"

 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA; July 1988; "Recent Photo Sequences"

*Greenburgh  Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY; May, 1986; "Landscape  Photographs"

*Prudential Tower, Boston, MA; October, 1985; "Aspects of Ireland"

Janapa  Gallery, New York, NY; May, 1983; "Triptych: New Work by Three Women"

*The Art Forum Gallery, Harrison, NY; July, 1983; “Recent Photographs”

*The Bank of  Ireland, New York, NY; April, 1983; “The  Irish Landscape”

*The Overseas Press Club, New York, NY; September, 1982; "Color Photographs of the Irish Landscape"

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Photoville 2018, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York, September, 2018; “Hope”: American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) NY

Reis Experimental Space Gallery, L.I.C., New York;  May, 2018;  “Landscape

The Factory LIC Arts Open Gallery, L.I.C., New York; January, 2018; “Exposure Photography Exhibition”

Local Project Art Space, L.I.C., New York; October 2017; “Botanical”

Plaxall Gallery, L.I.C. New York; July, 2017; “Garden of Earthly Delights”

The Factory, L.I.C. New York; May, 2017; “UPSTANDERS! Artists whose social concerns awaken our shared humanity”

Brickworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA; March, 2017; “Southern Landscapes” (curated by Elizabeth Avedon for SXSE PhotoMagazine)

Local Project Art Space, L.I.C. New York; March, 2017; “Animalia”

The Experimental Space, Reis Studios, L.I.C. New York; May, 2016; “Emerging Collectors”

The Experimental Space, Reis Studios, L.I.C. New York; May, 2015; “Made at Reis”

The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA;  August, 2014; “Mail Art”

Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT; August, 2013;  “Looking Back: The Art of Nostalgia”

Photographers and Imagists, New York, NY; May, 2013; “Members Group Exhibition”

The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA; March, 2013; “Fables of the Eco-Future”

Alliance Gallery, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY; January, 2013;  “Be Mine”

ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY; September, 2012; “Celebrities: An Exhibition Of Rare And Vintage Portraits”

Melissa Wolf Fine Arts, January 2012; “Virtual Fantasy: An On-line Exhibition”

National Arts Club, New York, NY; January, 2011; “Photographers & Imagists Members Exhibition”

BoConcept, New York, NY; May, 2010; “Fine Art Photography Specialty Group Exhibition ASMP NY”

Verge Art Fair, New York, NY; March, 2010; “ASMP NY Fine Arts Braintrust Benefit Exhibition

for Doctors Without Borders Haiti Relief Fund”; curated  by Elizabeth Avedon

The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT; January, 2009; “Elements: Earth”

516 Arts,  Albuquerque, NM; November, 2008,  “Speak Out: Art, Design & Politics”

QCC Art Gallery, CUNY, New York, NY;  November, 2006; "Long Island City Artists Group Show"

Women’s Studio Center, New York, NY; July 2006, ”White Hot”

Project Room 88, New York, NY; October, 2005; “Wish You Were Here - Vacation Postcards”

Thomas Werner Gallery, New York, NY; July, 2005; "ASMP Fine Art Specialty Group Exhibition "

Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY; January, 2001; July,1999; May,1999; "Members Group Shows"

                                                                     Septenber,1999;"Not  for Profit: 14 Photographers Seeking Social Change"

Dance Theater Workshop,  New York, NY; May,1998; "Play"

Smithtown Arts Council, St. James, NY; March,1996; "A 90's View of the Feminist Movement"

Rice - Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA; October, 1995; "Six Women Photographers"

MMC Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY; March, 1995; "Nature Revisited"

Art Initiatives /Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, NY; December, 1994; Dealer's Choice Award, "Mass Exposure"

New York Telephone  Gallery, New York, NY; July, 1991; "Flag Show"

Konica Plaza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; December, 1990; "Women Photographers: NY-Tokyo Sister Cities Exhibition "

Nikon House, New York, NY; April, 1990; "Women Photographers:  NY-Tokyo Sister Cities Exhibition"

City Gallery, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY; January, 1986; "Arts Apprentice Program Group Show"
The Midtown Y Photography Gallery
, New York, NY; January, 1983; "The June 12th Disarmament Campaign"
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; September, 1977; "The Hudson River Open” ;  Romare Bearden, Juror

 

Photographs have appeared in these selected  fine art publications:

A Vision And A Verse: An e-Broadside   www.avisionandaverse.com ; Publisher

ArtZealous, March 8, 2016,  “Four Photographers to Keep Your Eye on in 2016”

Shadow & Light Magazine, March / April 2015; Single Image Showcase

Lenscratch Fine Art Photography Daily, September 19, 2013,  “Mysteries, Dreams and Other Worlds”

Looking Back: The Art of Nostalgia, Exhibition Catalogue, PhotoPlace Gallery, August, 2013

Fables of the Eco-Future, Exhibition Catalogue, The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, March, 2013

Museé Magazine,  Issue 4, September, 2012 “Connections”

Le Journal de la Photographie,  August 6, 2012, “Margaret  McCarthy, Holiday Pictures”

aCurator;  Featured  Story, February 27, 2012,  “Margaret McCarthy: The Art Of Protest”

Elizabeth Avedon Blogspot, March 22, 2011,  “Margaret McCarthy:  Late Night Animals”

Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture,  (Cover), Fall, 2008

Writing on Water,  A Terra Nova Book; MIT Press, 2001

And Then  Magazine, Volume 9, 1999

Parabola  Magazine, Summer, 1998

In Praise of the Muse: Women Artists DateBook; 1996, 1995

Women of Vision: Tokyo - New York; 1990

Pig Iron: A Magazine of the Arts; No. 7, Spring, 1980

Combinations: A Journal of PhotographyVol. 1, No. 4, Winter, 1980

The New Orleans Review; Vol. 6, No. 3, Spring, 1979

Petersen's Photographic  Magazine; April, 1979

 

Collections:

The Kinsey Institute Art Collection

Poets House, New York, New York

The Archives of Irish America, Bobst Library, New York University, New York

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

The Irish Consulate, New York

numerous private collections

 

Grants, Awards and Fellowships:

New Women’s Voices Award Finalist, Finishing Line Press, 2015

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; Guest Fellowships, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1998

Ragdale Foundation; Guest Fellowship, 1995

Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences; Guest Fellowship, 1993

National Tourist Office of Spain; In-kind grant to photograph Celtic Spain, 1988

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE); Grant for independent photographic work in Ireland, 1984, 1979

The Aegean Institute; Scholarship in Classical Greek Art, Poros, Greece, 1973

 

Teaching:

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY; Alumni Scholarship BFA Awards Panel, 2012

Great Lakes Colleges New York Arts Apprentice Program; Artist - Sponsor, 1986 - 2008

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY; MFA Advisor, 1993

                                                                   Instructor, Division of Continuing Education, 1989- 1992

Professional Organizations:

American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Fine Arts Braintrust Specialty Group

American Photographic Artists (APA)

American Photography Archives Group (APAG)

 

Education:   The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

 

 

MARGARET MCCARTHY CV:  WRITING RESUME

 

Publications:

 

NOTEBOOKS FROM MYSTERY SCHOOL; Finishing Line Press, 2015

Finalist, New Women’s Voices Award

 

 

Poems and monologues have appeared in the following selected Journals & Magazines:

 

GARGOYLE MAGAZINE; Issue 64, 2016

                                          Issue 61, 2014

                                          Issue 55, 2009

 

HIV HERE AND NOW POETRY PROJECT Website; May 5, 2016

  

SHAKING LIKE A MOUNTAIN:  On-line Literature About Contemporary Music

Autumn 2007

 

POETRY NEW ZEALAND #29; 2004

 

WORKING PAPERS IN IRISH STUDIES 98-1; 1998 (entire issue)

 

CQ - CALIFORNIA STATE POETRY QUARTERLY; Spring 1994

 

O!!ZONE  #10; 1993

 

XANADU  #15/16; 1993

 

CAPRICE; October,1990; June,1992

                                                                                                                                       

MATRIX; June,1991

                                                                                                                              

POETS & PEACE INTERNATIONAL, Vol.2; 1983

 

THE POET; Autumn, 1980

 

WESTCHESTER ILLUSTRATED; August, 1980

 

VOICES INTERNATIONAL; Fall, 1980

 

ENCORE;  Spring,1980; Fall,1979

 

VISIONS OF THE ENCHANTED SPIRIT; 1979

 

NIT & WIT LITERARY MAGAZINE; Winter, 1979

 

THE NEW EARTH REVIEW;  November, 1979

 

Anthologies:

 

THE PAGAN MUSE: POEMS OF RITUAL AND INSPIRATION

Kensington Publishing; 2003

 

MOSAIC: A COLLECTION FROM THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WRITING GUILD

International Women’s Writing Guild; 1983

 

Criticism has appeared in :

 

CHIRON REVIEW;  Autumn, 1990

 

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR WOMEN; July/August, 1990

 

GROUNDSWELL;  Vol.3, 1989


 

Play Productions and Readings:

 

The Sacrificial King: A Play for John Lennon

 

Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild (METG) Festival, John Hancock Hall Theater, Boston, MA   April, 2016

 

Dreamcatcher Entertainment “TALENT ON TAP” Reading Series, New York, NY

Staged Reading, December, 2013

 

The Boston Globe Foundation Massachusetts High School Drama Guild Festival,

John Hancock Hall, Boston, MA; March 2009  (Festival Awards)

 

World 3 Theatre Company, The Access Theatre, New York, NY

Showcase Production, May, 2000

 

The English Speaking Union of New York, NY

Staged Reading, May, 1998

 

Duke University, Durham, NC

Gallery Reading, January, 1996

 

 

Deirdre (Retrograde)

 

Argonaut Playwright Reading Series, New York, NY, staged reading, March, 2016

 

Dreamcatcher Entertainment “TALENT ON TAP” Reading Series, New York, NY

Staged Reading, April, 2014

 

The English Speaking Union of New York, NY, March 2012
Deirdre (Retrograde): An Evening of Monologues  Women’s History Month Celebration

 

La Mama Theatre, New York, NY; Experiments 07 Reading Series,  March, 2007

Staged concert reading; George Ferencz, director / curator

 

 

Selected Reading Highlights:

Poetic Theatre at Judson Church, New York, NY; “Bailout”,  August 2018

Book Culture, NYC:  a Celebration of Finishing Line Press Poets, April 2016

Irish American Writers and Artists Monthly Salon Readings, The Cell Theatre, New York, NY

The English Speaking Union of New York, April 2013

The Poetic Theatre, New York, NY; “Love Redefined”; February, 2013

Hudson Valley Writer’s Center; “Poets & Writers on War & Peace”; November, 2012

 

Writing Fellowships:

 

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; 1988; 1990; 1992; 1994; 1998

The Ragdale Foundation; 1995

The Hambidge Center for the Arts; 1993

 

Writing Workshops:

 

Play Development Collective Workshop; New York, NY;  July, 2009

 

International Women’s Writing Guild Summer Conference Workshops;

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs,  NY;  August,  1980, 1981, 1982

 

Ursule Molinaro,  Weekly Fiction & Playwriting Workshop; 1995 - 2000

 

Speaking, Teaching & Lecturing

 

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY;  Alumni Scholarship BFA Awards Panel, 2012

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY;

     Guest Lecturer, Creative Writing, November, 2010

Great Lakes Colleges New York Arts Apprentice Program;
     Artist - Sponsor, 1986 – 2008

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY;

     MFA Advisor, 1993
     Instructor, Division of Continuing Education, 1989- 1992

 

Professional Organizations:

 

The Dramatists Guild of America

PEN USA

The Authors Guild

American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Fine Arts Braintrust Specialty Group

American Photographic Artists (APA)

American Photography Archives Group (APAG)

Photography and Imaging  (PAI)

 

Education:   The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

 

Margaret McCarthy works as a professional photographer in New York City;  her landscape photographs and images based on Celtic mythology have been exhibited widely.  Her e-publication A VISION AND A VERSE  www.avisionandaverse.com combines her imagery and poetry as an electronic broadside.