Discipline: Visual Art

Medrie MacPhee

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1980

Medrie MacPhee is a Canadian painter. She received a B.F.A. from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. MacPhee relates her painted structures, collaged elements and uses of large flat acrylic transfers to the architecture of language. Her work has been exhibited in more than 30 solo and 70 group exhibitions, in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. She is the recipient of grants, awards, and fellowships including a John Simon Guggenheim Grant and the Elizabeth Greenshields Award, among others. MacPhee is currently the Sherri Burt Hennessey Artist-In-Residence at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

Portrait courtesy of the Bogliasco Foundation



Medrie MacPhee 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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