Maud Bryt

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. She lives and works in New York, NY and Sag Harbor, NY.

Exhibitions

2017 August 12 - September 21 (solo) Maud Bryt: New 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 "Adam" (2014, bronze) on public view at The Nantucket Project 123 Mason Street, Greenwich, CT (cast bronze sculpture)

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 ChesterwoodJuror: 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)

Press

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

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

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 BA cum laude English and American Literature and Languages Harvard College, Cambridge, MA