Mary Coyne

Chicago, IL

Mary Coyne is a curator, writer and dancer ( in that order). She is a Research Associate in Contemporary Art at the Art Institute Chicago and was formerly an Exhibition Curatorial Assistant at the Walker Art Center (2016-2017) following a Research Fellowship (2014-2016) and held positions as a graduate intern at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2012), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (2012), Los Angeles MOCA (2011). In 2014 she operated Pseudo Empire, a non-commercial project space in Brooklyn and has curated exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York and Minneapolis. Her writing has appeared in AfterImage, Artpulse, Droste Effect, the Journal for Curatorial Studies, and Museum and Curatorial Studies Review, among other publications.  She is currently working on a group exhibition for Sixty Eight Art Institute in Copenhagen (2018). Mary holds a MA in Art (Curatorial Studies) from California State University, Long Beach and a BA in Art History from the University of Southern California.