Maud Bryt

Born in New York City in 1965, Maud received her BA from Harvard University and her MFA from New York Studio School.  She has exhibited paintings and sculpture in the USA, UK and France. Her new abstract work in sculpture and paint is based on her perception of her daily life and travels. She lives and works in New York.

Exhibitions

2018 “Pushing the Body” DUMBO Sculpture Space, Brooklyn, NY (sculpture) Organized by Jilaine Jones

2018 “Art and Friendship” Green Door Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (watercolor) Organized by Paul Anel

2018  “Maud Bryt Paintings” John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2018  “Maud Bryt: Sculpture and Prints” at American University of Paris, France (sculpture and print installation)

2018  “Annual Group Juried Exhibit” Bowery Gallery, New York, NY Juror: Karen Wilkin (painting)

2018 “Possible Subject Positions” group exhibit at Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH (5 sculptures)

2017 “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 sculpture)

2017 “Maud Bryt Paintings” T Gallery,  Southampton, NY (paintings)

2016 "Incipiences, an off-site Centotto exhibit” at The Buggy Factory, Brooklyn, NY with sculpture by Maud Bryt and Mary McDonnell and paintings by Elisa Jensen, Patricia Satterlee, and Dana James. Organized by Paul D’Agostino.

2016 “Adam” on public view at The Nantucket Project 123 Mason Street, Greenwich, CT (cast bronze sculpture)

2016 “Exit: Strategy” Project Artspace, 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 paint drawings)

2015  “New York Studio School Alumni Show 2015” New York Studio School, New York, NY Curated by Jason Andrew (plaster construction)

2015  “BP Portrait Award 2015” National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Edinburgh, Scotland. Jury including Simon Schama (portrait painting)

2014  “Maud Bryt 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 “Otis: Paintings and Prints” Sanford Smith Fine Art, Great Barrington, MA

2009 “Back Again To Nantucket” Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, Nantucket, MA (paintings)

2008 “Back to Nantucket” Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, Nantucket, MA (paintings)

2007 “Memory: Nantucket” Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, Nantucket, MA (paintings)

2004 “Maud Bryt Oil Paintings” Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY

2003  “Curator's Choice: Nine Artists” Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY (paintings)

2003  “Still Life” Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY (paintings)

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)

Press

"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"

Review by Thomas Micchelli July 30, 2016 of Norte Maar group show Hyperallergic "Art, Work, and the Workaday" 

"LIC Open Studios: 10 Must-See Artists" by Jason Andrew "one of the most unique sculptors I’ve seen working today"

"At the Galleries" by Karen Wilkin  The Hudson Review, Autumn 2014, p.467 "blunt, audacious figures”

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

Residency/Panel/Teaching/Boards

2018 Artist in Residence, American University of Paris, Paris, France

2017 - present Board of Trustees, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

2018 - present Board of Governors, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

2017 - present Board of Directors, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

2017 July 1 week Watercolor Workshop, Sag Harbor, NY (teaching)

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

Education

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 AB cum laude English and American Literature and Languages with independent study in fine art Harvard College, Cambridge, MA