A Blade of Grass Author
Mary Mattingly is an artist working in varied forms of sculpture and photography focusing on environmental, economic and political change. A participant of smARTpower, a program initiated by the Bronx Museum of the Arts with the U.S. Department of State, she implemented collaborative sculpture as architecture with citizens in the Philippines in 2012. In 2009 she founded the “Waterpod Project” on a barge in New York City. She launched the “Flock House Project” nationally this year. Mattingly is currently working towards “Wetland”, a partially submerged home that will float on the Delaware River in the fall of 2014. She has been awarded grants from the James L. Knight Foundation, Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, the Harpo Foundation, NYFA, the Jerome Foundation, and Art Matters.