Mary Ting is a visual artist working in installation, drawing, sculpture, video, and photography. Her varied work is layered in imagery from memories, family stories, folk and literary references. Ghosts, animals and human fragments inhabit a realm of temporality and can be viewed as an evocation of loss.
Recent solo exhibitions in the NYC area include Lambent Foundation, Dean Project, metaphor contemporary art, and Kentler International Drawing Space and at the Wake Forest University, Noth Carolina. International group shows include: Social Justice and the Right to be Human at the Athens School of Fine Art, Greece; 2011 Art Stays 9 ,Slovenia; 2009 International Women’s Biennale, Incheon, Korea; and the Sofia Paper Biennial, Bulgaria.
A two-time recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, 2012 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council MCAF grantee, 2010 Gottlieb Foundation individual grant, Lambent Fellowship, Pollack Krasner Foundation among others. Residencies include MacDowell Colony, Lower Eastside Printshop Special Editions, Dieu Donne Papermill Workspace, and others. Mary Ting currently teaches at CUNY John Jay College and Transart Institute, New York/Berlin. Mary also writes poetry and non-fiction.