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Mary Bucci McCoy
Beverly MA US
Updated: 2021-05-29 07:44:42


"...they rivet our attention, with an awareness of vastness and detail that is uncanny. We return to the paintings to look again and again, prompted by the sensation of movement in our consciousness of space."

— Linda Leslie Brown, 2019, essay accompanying Mary Bucci McCoy: Vis-à-vis, Gray Contemporary, Houston, TX

I consider our current human situation and identity in relationship with the mineral, vegetal, and animal through non-objective, intimately-scaled panel paintings offered as poetic spaces of self-reflexive focus. My long-term practices of subtle external and internal attunement — walking the local post-glacial, post-colonial New England landscape through the seasons as well as personal somatic exploration via a variety of modalities — converge to yield an improvisational, materially-resonant painting vocabulary of fluidity, sedimentation, gravity, time, breath, movement and indexical color.