Born 1933 in London, England.
Lives and works between New York City and Bearsville, NY.


Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1998, 1995
Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, 2015
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 2015
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC, 2014
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC, 2014
DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, 2017, 2013, 2011, 2008, 2006, 2003, 2000, 1998,1996
Skoto Gallery, New York, NY, 2010
Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY, 1993
Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY, 1971


Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952-1965, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY, 2017
Boundless Nature: Real and Imagined, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, 2016
Visible /Invisible: Westbeth Graphics Studio Printmakers and Guests, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY, 2015
Multiverse, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, 2015
Summer Group Show, Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY, 2015
Speculative Forms, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, 2015
True Monotypes, International Print Center, New York, NY, 2015
Natural Unnatural Supernatural, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI, 2014
Venus Drawn Out, The Armory Show, New York, NY, 2014
Women Choose Women Again, curated by Mary Birmingham and Katherine Murdock, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, 2014
In with the New! Recent Gifts on Paper, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, 2013
The Animals Look Back at Us, BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY, 2013. Traveled to: Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2012-2013


McQuaid, Care. “Myths, velocity, shadows evoked in local galleries,” The Boston Globe, November 10, 2015.
Spring, Elin. “A Layered Approach,” What Will You Remember, online blog. October 28, 2015.
Reilly, Maura, ed. Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader, New York: NY: Thames & Hudson, 2015. pp. 236-51.
Raab, Lawrence. Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts. North Adams, MA: Tupelo Press, 2015. Cover illustration.
“Multiverse: DC Moore Gallery in New York City opens group show in its project gallery,", June 22, 2015.
“Thomas McNickle and Mary Frank at Jerald Melberg Gallery,” ArtFix Daily, September 9, 2014.
Dollar, Steve. “Photographers’ Muse, in Her Own Light,” The Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2014.
Baysa, Heather. “Visions of Mary Frank, Screening free at Film Forum, Is a Welcome Introduction to an Unkown, Kick-Ass Artist,” The Village Voice, April 16, 2014.
Russeth, Andrew. “Morning Links: Glasgow Edition,” Gallerist, April 16, 2014.
Rapold, Nicolas. “Two Artistic Outlooks, Heightened Side by Side,” The New York Times, April 15, 2014.
Noh, David. “Film Review: Visions of Mary Frank,” Film Journal International, April 15, 2014.
Berlatsky, Noah. “Visions of Mary Frank,” The Dissolve, April 15, 2014.
Cohen, John. Visions of Mary Frank, directed by John Cohen, 2014.
D'Arcy, David. "Art on Film, for Free, at Film Forum," Artinfo, April 16, 2014, illus. detail. <>.
Women Choose Women Again, Exh. cat., Summit, NJ: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 2014, p. 53 illus.
“Woods, Lovely, Dark and Deep,” Wall Street International, June 14, 2013. Web.
Henry, Sara Lynn. The Animals Look Back at Us (exh. cat.), Woodstock, NY: BYRDCLIFF Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 2013, pp. 4, 11 illus.
Heartney, Eleanor, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal, and Sue Scott. After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art. New York: Prestel, 2013, p. 16.
Cozzolino, Robert. The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World (exh. cat.), Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2012, p. 268.
Shapiro, Myra. 12 Floors Above the Earth. Simbbury, CT: Antrim House, 2012, cover illus.
Chaffee, Cathleen. Eye on a Century: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Charles B. Beneson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012, p. 100-101.
McQuiad, Cate. “Dazzling, dissolving century,” The Boston Globe, June 6, 2012.
Hirsch, Faye. “Mary Frank,” Art In America, October 2011.
Yau, John. "The Exquisite Precision of Mary Frank's Art." Transformations (exh. cat.), New York, NY: DC Moore Gallery, 2011.


Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
The Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
David Winston Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Connecticut College, New London, CT
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI
The Library of Congress, Washington, DC
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
University Art Museum, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
The University of New Mexico Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
The Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT