Born in New York City, Maud received her BA from Harvard University and her MFA from New York Studio School. She has exhibited paintings and sculpture in the United States and the United Kingdom. In 2015 her painting was selected from a record-breaking 2,748 entries by artists from 92 countries around the world to be one of only 50 paintings in the BP Portrait award exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in London and travel to Scotland and Northern Ireland. Her new abstract work in sculpture and paint is based on the figure, landscape, interiors and still life imagery that she collects in her daily life and travels. She lives and works in New York, NY.
2018 November 14 2017 - February 3 Possible Subject Positions, group exhibit at Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH (plaster constructions)
2017 November 2 - December 15 COLORSCULPTURE group exhibit and discussion, with Garth Evans, John Newman, James Biederman and others, New York Studio School DUMBO Sculpture Studio, Brooklyn, NY (organizer and participant)
2017 Ongoing: Two paintings in viewing room at Danese/Corey Gallery, New York, NY
2017 August 12 - September 21 (solo) Maud Bryt Paintings, T Gallery, Southampton, NY (oil paintings)
2016 Incipiences, an off-site Centotto exhibit hosted by The Buggy Factory, Brooklyn, NY with sculpture by Maud Bryt and Mary McDonnell and paintings by Elisa Jensen, Patricia Satterlee, and Dana James.
2016 Exit: Strategy, New York, NY Curated by Leslie Kerby with monotypes and bronzes by Maud Bryt, photographs and drawings by Anna Luppi and wall sculpture by Bob Seng
2016 Ways and Means: A New Look at Process and Materials in Art, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, New York, NY Curated by Jason Andrew, organized by Norte Maar (plaster constructions)
2016 59th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY Curated by Steven Harvey and Jennifer Samet (plaster construction and drawing)
2015 Triangle Arts Association Workshop Open Studios, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY (plaster constructions and acrylic drawings)
2015 New York Studio School Alumni Show 2015, New York Studio School, New York, NY Curated by Jason Andrew, Fred Valentine and Yevgeniya Baras (plaster construction)
2015 BP Portrait Award 2015, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Edinburgh, Scotland. Jury including Simon Schama (oil portrait painting)
2014 (Solo) Bronze Sculptures, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY
2014 Art in Clay II: Figuratively Speaking, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY (small terracotta sculptures)
2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition New York Studio School, New York, NY (plaster constructions and small terracotta sculptures)
2013 Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Juror: Glenn Harper, ed. Sculpture Magazine Stockbridge, MA (cast bronze sculpture)
2010 (Solo) Otis: Paintings and Prints Sanford Smith Fine Art, Great Barrington, MA
2009 (Solo) Back Again to Nantucket (oil paintings) Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, Nantucket, MA
2008 (Solo) Back to Nantucket (oil paintings) Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, Nantucket, MA
2007 (Solo) Memory: Nantucket (oil paintings) Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, Nantucket, MA
2004 Oil Paintings Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
2003 Curator's Choice: Nine Artists Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
2003 Still Life Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
1987-2002 Professional fashion and lifestyle photography for J Crew, Parents, Child and others, married with two babies, wrote and photo-illustrated Baby Love: A Tradition of Calm Parenting (Dell, 1998)
"Critic's Notebook" by James Panero The New Criterion, November 2017 "color-rich" "breadth of styles and materials" (curatorial)
Sag Harbor Express August 23, 2017 "Maud Bryt Exhibits New Travel Inspired Oil Paintings"
"LIC Open Studios: 10 Must-See Artists" by Jason Andrew "one of the most unique sculptors I’ve seen working today"
IMBY blog (In My Back Yard) Summer 2014 "a formidable band of artists”
"In Residence at Chesterwood" by Christine Temin, Sculpture magazine, October 2013, p.25.
Interview on New York Studio School Blog December 2012
Profile in Cape Cod Life August 2008
Review in Nantucket Independent August 2007
2017 July 1 week Watercolor Workshop in Sag Harbor, NY with 6 students.
2016 Panel Discussion at Art Students League of New York moderated by curator Jason Andrew with artists from Ways and Means: a new look at process and materials in art
2015 Triangle Arts Association Workshop Salem, NY
2017 Board of Trustees member, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
2017 Board of Trustees member, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY
2014 MFA Sculpture and Drawing New York Studio School New York, NY Study with Bruce Gagnier, John Lees, Garth Evans, Lee Tribe, and Graham Nickson
2000-2002 Oil painting and printmaking at National Academy School of Arts Study with Sharon Sprung and Takahiro Maruno
1987 BA cum laude English and American Literature and Languages Harvard College, Cambridge, MA