Parsons

  • Profile:

    Molly Herman was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Alexandria, Virginia. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Molly studied art and archeology in France and Spain. She returned to continue her studies in New York and received her Masters in Fine Art from the School of Visual Art in Manhattan. Additionally, Molly has been employed as an artist assistant to Pat Steir, printmaker for Harlan and Weaver Intaglio and an Assistant Curator at Henry Street Settlement, Abrons Art Center. Molly has taught at Parsons /New School in various courses including Painting I, II, Drawing I, Basic Core, Pre-College and Color Theory since 2000. She currently lives and keeps an active studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn with her husband, the sculptor, Bruce Brosnan. Molly Herman is a member of The Painting Center and is represented by Amy Simon Fine Art. Molly's recent exhibition, "Cadences" at Equity Gallery, (est.1947 by former WPA artists) is on view through Dec.17, 2018.

    Degrees Held:

    BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

    MFA, School of Visual Arts

    Professional Affiliations:

    The Painting Center

    Recent Publications:

    2018     Artist Magazine, Process / Workshop (Due: June, 2018)
    2015     Still Alice, Memento Films International, Artist Credit: Osio paintings, 2014
    2014     ArteFuse.com, Speaking The Same Lingua Franca, April 2014
    2013     Silverpoint Series, Post Road, Vol. 24, March 2013
                Park Series: Jade, Muzzle Magazine Vol.11, September 2013
    2012     New York Times "Metro, Connecticut, Featuring: Arlequin, September 23, 2012
                A View From The Easel, Hyperallergic, May 2012
                Studio Critical, Interviewed by Valerie Brennan, January 31, 2012.

    Performances And Appearances:

    2019  Reader for Pamela Coleman Smith: Life and Work at Pratt Library curated by Melissa Staiger

    Research Interests:

    color theory ,drawing,materials,painting,printmaking

    Awards And Honors:

    2016    Artist Residency: Stephen Pace House, Stonington, ME                                                                                                                                                2015    Artist Residency: Holland Tunnel/Paros, at Hellenic International Studies of Art, Paros, Greece
    2013    Summer Research Grant, City and Country School, New York, NY
    2012    Lifetime Arts Grant, Brooklyn Central Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
    1996    Boynton Fellowship Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
                Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, School of Visual Art, New York, NY
    1995/6  SVA Graduate Fellowship, School of Visual Art, New York, NY

    Current Courses:

    Color Theory

    Color Theory

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