MARCH AVERY


Born, October 12, New York City, 1954
BA in Philosophy, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, New York
Marries Philip G. Cavanaugh, 1969
Birth of son, Sean Avery Cavanaugh, August 9

March Avery lives and works in New York City. She is a member of New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., and the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1963-78 Waverly Gallery, New York, New York; Paul Kessler Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts1964-81  Fontana Gallery, Narberth, PA
1972 March Avery: Recent Paintings and Mixed Media, Agra Gallery, Washington, DC
1982 March Avery: Recent Paintings, Summit Gallery, New York, New York
1982-83Visual Images Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
1986 Armstrong Gallery, New York, New York
1987-present  Kendall Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
1988 Bell Gallery, Woodstock, New York; Sena East Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1992 David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1994 March Avery: Selected Works: 1974-1994, Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, Connecticut, in conjunction with Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, New York. Catalogue with essay by Burt Chernow
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1995 Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, New York, New York
1997 Marguerite Oestreicher Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
2004-2014 Yearly exhibitions, Marin-Price Gallery, Chevy Chase, Maryland
2019 March Avery, Louise McCagg Gallery, Diana Center, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY, March 27–April 14. Jenni Crain, curator.
March Avery, Blum and Poe, New York, NY, June 27–September 16th.

TWO AND THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

1962 Milton Avery, Sally Michel, March Avery, New Arts Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1963 Avery Family Group Show. The Rye Free Reading Room, Rye, New York
1966 Milton Avery and Family: “An Album of a Contemporary Family of Artists,” Gallery Reese Palley, Atlantic City, New Jersey
1968 The Milton Avery Family, The New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
1970 The Avery Family, Jarvis Gallery, Woodstock, New York
1971 Paintings by Milton Avery and His Family, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania. Catalogue with text by Frank Getlein
1972
The Milton Avery Family, Jarvis Gallery, Woodstock, New York
Sally Michel-March Avery, Fontana Gallery, Narberth, Pennsylvania
1974 Avery Family Exhibition, Jarvis Gallery, Woodstock, New York
1975 The Avery Family, Webb & Parsons, Bedford Village, New York
1980s Avery: Milton—Works on Paper and March—Ceramics, Bell Gallery, Woodstock, New York
1985 The Avery Family: Milton Avery, Sally Michel, March Avery—An Exhibition of Paintings, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut
1986  The Averys: Sally, March, Milton, Work of Art Gallery, Saugerties, New York
2019  Summer with the Averys Milton/Sally/March]l, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, May 11–September 1. Kenneth E. Silver, curator. Catalogue with essay by Kenneth by Kenneth E. Silver and interview with March Avery by Stephanie Guyet.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1972 Jazz and Painting, Louise E. Thorne Memorial Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
1989
Jazz and Painting, Louise E. Thorne Memorial Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
The Ladies Drawing Room, Kendall Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
1991 Twenty-five Women, Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, New York. January. Samuel S. Klein, curator
1995
Relatively Speaking: Mothers and Daughters in Art, Sweet Briar College Art Gallery, Virginia; The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York; Rockford Museum of Art, Illinois; Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. Catalogue with essays by Charlotta Kotik and Judith Swirsky
2006 US Mission to the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe), Vienna, Austria
2007 Just the Figure, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Inc., New York, New York
2010 Art in Embassies, Vienna, Austria
2015
Contemporary Art Preview, Friends Auction 2015, David Zwirner, New York, New York
Celebrating Our 75th Anniversary, Federation of Modern Painters & Sculptors, Sylvia Ward & Po Kim Gallery, New York
2016 Long Island in the 1960s, The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, Stony Brook, New York
2018 Women of the Research Studio: Past & Present, Art & History Museums, Maitland, Florida
2019 An Artistic Legacy: 1+1+1, Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, New York, NY, August 10–December 29, 2019.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

“March Avery: Daughter of Milton and Sally Avery,” Interview, in Artists’ Estates: Reputations in Trust, Magda Salvesen and Diane Cousineau, editors. Rutgers University Press, 2005.

Andrea K. Scott. “Goings on About Town: At the Galleries: March Avery,” The New Yorker (July 29, 2019).

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art & History Museums—Maitland, Florida
Artists Association of Nantucket, Massachusetts
Brooklyn Museum, New York
William and Uytendale Scott Memorial Study Collection of Works by Women Artists, Bryn Mawr College Art & Archeology Collections, Pennsylvania
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, Stony Brook, New York
Newark Museum, New Jersey
New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, New York
Woodstock Historical Society, New York

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