Mary Addison HACKETT
HACKETT, Mary Addison
b. Atlanta, Georgia
Lives and works in Joshua Tree, California
Mary Addison Hackett is an artist whose practice includes painting, film/video, and other time-based projects. Her work examines the construction of meaning, memory, and representation in day-to-day life and often combines performance with wry humor, philosophical inquiry, and feminist overtones.

She has exhibited and screened her work at venues including Marcia Wood Gallery (Atlanta); David Lusk Gallery, Seed Space (Nashville); John Davis Gallery (New York); The Torrance Art Museum, Acme., Weekend, Kristi Engle Gallery, The Irvine Fine Arts Center (Los Angeles); Tiger Strikes Asteroid at the Satellite Show (Miami); and the Ogden Museum (New Orleans). Screenings include The New York Underground Film Festival; The Independent Prague Film Festival; and The Aurora Picture Show. In 2018, she was included in the exhibition, Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art, Ohio University, (Athens, OH).

Hackett has been awarded project grants by the Tennessee Arts Commission, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and P.O.V. Television & The American Documentary Inc. Recent artist residencies include Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts in Rabun Gap, GA. Her work has been reviewed by Christopher Knight in the Los Angeles Times and featured in numerous publications. Public collections include the J. Paul Getty Trust and the Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Chapman University, Orange, CA.

Hackett received her MFA in Studio Art/Videofrom the University of Illinois at Chicago and her BFA in Painting from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
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