Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking

Harmony Hammond

Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking
Region: Galisteo, NM
MacDowell Fellowships: 1979, 1981, 2017

Harmony Hammond is an artist, art writer, and independent curator, and at MacDowell in 2017, worked on a new series of monotypes for a traveling museum survey of her monotypes (1980-present).

A leading figure in the development of the feminist art movement in New York in the early 1970s, she was a co-founder of A.I.R., the first women’s cooperative art gallery in New York (1972) and Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art & Politics (1976). Hammond’s work is represented by Alexander Gray Associates, NYC, where she has had two solo exhibitions (2013 & 2016). Her artwork was included in major exhibitions such as “Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age” (2015-2016), “Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution” (2007), and “High Times/Hard Times, New York Painting 1967–1975” (2006-2007), and has been exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as Museum of the City of New York (2016-2017). Hammond’s work is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; the Brooklyn Museum, NY; the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; the Art Institute of Chicago, IL; the Phoenix Art Museum, AZ; the New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; and the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, and other museums. Her archive is in the permanent collection of the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA.



Harmony Hammond worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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