M A R I O    K O N
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Education
BA, Mechanical Engineering, University of Buenos Aires, 1967
BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1979
One Person Exhibitions
2005 Locco Ritoro Gallery, Boston, MA
2000 Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
2000 Biogen, Hamilton, MA
1997 Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1995 Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1994 Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1985 Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1982 Cayman Gallery, New York
1980 William Underwood Company, Westwood, MA
1979 Cutler/Stavaridis Gallery, Boston, MA
1978 Flag Gallery, Boston, MA

Group Exhibitions
2010 Galeria #6, Mineral De Pozos, Guanajuato, Mexico
2009 Duane Youts Gallery, San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
2007 Brickbottom Art Gallery, Somerville, MA, Fabric As Medium
2007 Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA, Members Show
2007 Thomas Moser Gallery, Boston, MA, Into The Woods
2006 Galeria Casa Del Cielo, Mineral De Pozos, Guanajuato, Mexico
2006 Pergola Gallery, San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
2004 Nielson Gallery, Boston, MA
2004 Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, Connecticut
2002 The 2002 DeCordova Annual Exhibition, Lincoln, MA
1996-2001 Fort Point Channel Open Studios, Boston, MA
1999 35th Anniversary Show, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1999 The Landscape Show, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1998 4 Sculptors, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1995 Fellowship Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1991 On-going Group Exhibitions, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1991 10 Years of Boston Art, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1990-91 Works by South American Artists, Bank of Boston, Boston, MA
1990 The Unique Print: 70’s into 90’s, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1990 Summertime, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1990 CommonGround, The Hurst Gallery, Camridge, MA, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1988-89 CommonGround, The Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 Boston NOW: Works on Paper, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1988 New England Impressions: The Art of Printmaking, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
1987 Ten Boston Artists, Neilsen Gallery, Boston, MA
1986-87 70’s into 80’s: Printmaking Now, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1986 Public and Private: American Prints Today, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1981 Sculpture Installation, Main Gallery, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1980 Sculpture on the Wall, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1979 Time Show, Boston Visual Artists Union, Boston, MA
1978 Flag Gallery, Boston, MA
1978 Contemporary Boston Artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1976-77 Boston Artists, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

Awards
1995 Travelling Fellowship, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Ma
1986 Charlestown Shipyards, Massachusetts Council for the Arts
1979 Travelling Fellowship, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Commissions
2009 Newbridge On the Charles, Sanctuary Ark Doors
2005 Ritz Carlton Towers, Boston, MA
2004 Private Collection, Boston, MA
2002 Private Collection, Boston, MA
1988 Babson College, Wellesley, MA
1981 Constitution Quarters, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA
1981 Marina Quarters, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA
1980 Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA
1980 Private Collection, Boston, MA
1979 Private Collection, Cambridge, MA
1975 William Underwood Company, Westwood, MA

Lectures
2002 DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA - Artist Lecture Series, 2002 DeCordova Annual Exhibition
1981 Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA
1980 University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

Teaching
1981 Sculpture, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA
1979 Collage, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Bibliography
“Perception/Process/Connection,” Boston Globe,Cate McQuaid, Art Critic, November 25,2005
“DeCordova Annual Is Full Of Surprises,” Boston Globe,Cate McQuaid, Art Critic, June 19, 2002
“Images of Illuminating Focus, Depth,” Boston Globe, January 11, 2000 Living/Arts F5
“Neilsen Gallery Catalog 1999,”Introduction by Nancy Stapen, Art Critic
“Rambunctious ‘Traveling Scholars Show Up at MFA,” Christine Temin, Art Critic, Boston Globe, November 23, 1994
“The Paper Chase at the ICA,” Boston Globe, June 24, 1988 Arts and Film
“Perspectives,” Boston Globe, November 5, 1987
“More Art Goes Public/New Works Include Mobiles, Statues, Murals, and Sculptures,” Boston Globe, October 29, 1981
“Building 42 Charlestown Navy Yard’s Lease on Residential Life,” Margo Miller, At Home Magazine, October 3, 1986
“Three North Shore Artists Picked for New Corporate Collection,” Lisa Martin, Antiques & Art, February 28, 1990
“Boston, A Baker’s Dozen,” David Bonetti, ArtNews, Summer 1988
“Mario Kon,” David Raymond, Art New England, July/August 1988

Publications
“The 2002 DeCordova Annual Exhibition,” Francine Weiss, 2002 Catalog of Exhibitions
“New American Painting, Volume 26,” Terry Sultan, Curator Contemporary Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2000


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