C.V.

MARY BILLYOU – CV

mbillyou@gmail.com
www.marybillyou.com
https://vimeo.com/mbillyou

Born 1969, Hartford, Connecticut
Lives and works in Ridgewood, NY

EDUCATION

2004 The Whitney Independent Study Program, NY, NY.

2003 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. M.F.A. Film, Video & New Media Graduate Colloquium Speaker

1991 The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. B.A. Art History Graduated with Distinction Nominated for NEH Award in Film Studies

1990 MATRIX Art Gallery Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT. Internship

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Microcinema: Films of Mary Billyou, RhizomeDC.

2017 Why Sing When Nobody Hears? Films by Mary Billyou, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

2024 Cauldron Film Fest, Salt Lake City, UT
What Next,Wide Open Experimental Film Festival, Oklahoma City, OK
Blind Date, Ridgewood Open Studios

2023 Film Party, Celluloid Now, Chicago Film Society, Chicago, IL

2021 Antimatter, Vancouver, Canada
Winter Windows, Supermoon Community Art Space, Ridgewood, NY

2019 Injerto 2019: Rituals, Ambulante Itinerant Film Festival, Mexico

2018 Joanie 4 Jackie 4 Ever, Fotofocus Biennial, The Mini Microcinema, Cincinnati, OH
Diverging Forms, Maryland Film Festival
Are You Tired of Forever? Cosmic Rays, Chapel Hill, NC

2017 a great unknown called trust, CROSSROADS, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA
Experimental Superstars, Novi Sad, Serbia

2016 Grrrl Germs: A Visual History of Riot Grrrl, Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY
The 27th Onion City Experimental Film Festival, Chicago, IL
The Short Circuit, Brighton, U.K.

2015 Live in the Layers, Not on the Litter, other projects, Ashley Berlin, Germany

SELECTED AWARDS:

2024 Arts Access Grant, Queens Art Fund, New York Foundation for the Arts

2012 Finishing Funds, New York State Council for the Arts

2011 Presentation Funds, New York State Council for the Arts 

2009 Filmmaking Grant, The Jerome Foundation

2006 Finishing Funds, Experimental Television Center 

SELECTED PRESS:

2010 Kley, Elisabeth, “Gotham Art and Theater,” Elisabeth Kley, Artnet.

2009 Anderson, Melissa, “Pie with Dignity,” Artforum.com.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

2009 Hysteria: Past Yet Present, exhibition catalogue, Paul Robeson Gallery.

2009 Inherent Vice: Bootleg Histories of Videotape and Copyright, Lucas Hildebrand, Duke University Press.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Getty Research Institute / Getty Trust, Los Angeles, CA.
Video Data Bank, Chicago, IL. 
Filmmaker’s Cooperative, New York, NY.