Young Artist, ca. 1938

Young Artist, ca. 1938

1932
Born, October 12, New York City
1954
BA in Philosophy, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, New York
Marries Philip G. Cavanaugh
1969
Birth of son, Sean Avery Cavanaugh, August 9

March Avery lives and works in New York City. She is a member of New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., and the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1963-78
Waverly Gallery, New York, New York
Paul Kessler Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts
1964-81
Fontana Gallery, Narberth, Pennsylvania
1972
March Avery: Recent Paintings and Mixed Media, Agra Gallery, Washington, DC
1982
March Avery: Recent Paintings, Summit Gallery, New York, New York
1982-83
Visual Images Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
1986
Armstrong Gallery, New York, New York
1987-present
Kendall Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
1988
Bell Gallery, Woodstock, New York
Sena East Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1992
David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1994
March Avery: Selected Works: 1974-1994, Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, Connecticut, in conjunction with Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, New York. Catalogue with essay by Burt Chernow
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1995
Hoorn-Ashby Gallery, New York, New York
1997
Marguerite Oestreicher Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
2004-2014
Yearly exhibitions, Marin-Price Gallery, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Two and Three Person Exhibitions

 1962
Milton Avery, Sally Michel, March Avery, New Arts Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1963
Avery Family Group Show. The Rye Free Reading Room, Rye, New York
1966
Milton Avery and Family: “An Album of a Contemporary Family of Artists,” Gallery Reese Palley, Atlantic City, New Jersey
1968
The Milton Avery Family, The New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
1970
The Avery Family, Jarvis Gallery, Woodstock, New York
1971
Paintings by Milton Avery and His Family, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania. Catalogue with text by Frank Getlein
1972
The Milton Avery Family, Jarvis Gallery, Woodstock, New York
Sally Michel-March Avery, Fontana Gallery, Narberth, Pennsylvania
1974
Avery Family Exhibition, Jarvis Gallery, Woodstock, New York
1975
The Avery Family, Webb & Parsons, Bedford Village, New York
c. 1980s
Avery: Milton—Works on Paper and March—Ceramics, Bell Gallery, Woodstock, New York
1985
The Avery Family: Milton Avery, Sally Michel, March Avery—An Exhibition of Paintings, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut
1986
The Averys: Sally, March, Milton, Work of Art Gallery, Saugerties, New York

 Selected Group Exhibitions

 1972
Jazz and Painting, Louise E. Thorne Memorial Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
1989
Jazz and Painting, Louise E. Thorne Memorial Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
The Ladies Drawing Room, Kendall Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
1991
Twenty-five Women, Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, New York. January. Samuel S. Klein, curator
1995
Relatively Speaking: Mothers and Daughters in Art, Sweet Briar College Art Gallery, Virginia; The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York; Rockford Museum of Art, Illinois; Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. Catalogue with essays by Charlotta Kotik and Judith Swirsky
2006
US Mission to the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe), Vienna, Austria
2007
Just the Figure, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Inc., New York, New York
2010
Art in Embassies, Vienna, Austria
2015
Contemporary Art Preview, Friends Auction 2015, David Zwirner, New York, New York
Celebrating Our 75th Anniversary, Federation of Modern Painters & Sculptors, Sylvia Ward & Po Kim Gallery, New York
2016
Long Island in the 1960s, The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, Stony Brook, New York
2018
Women of the Research Studio: Past & Present, Art & History Museums, Maitland, Florida

 Selected Bibliography

 “March Avery: Daughter of Milton and Sally Avery,” Interview, in Artists’ Estates: Reputations in Trust, Magda Salvesen and Diane Cousineau, editors. Rutgers University Press, 2005.

Selected Public Collections

Art & History Museums—Maitland, Florida
Brooklyn Museum, New York
William and Uytendale Scott Memorial Study Collection of Works by Women Artists, Bryn Mawr College Art & Archeology Collections, Pennsylvania
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, Stony Brook, New York
Newark Museum, New Jersey
New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Woodstock Artists Association, New York
Woodstock Historical Society, New York

 March Avery painting. Photograph by Damien Al-Angurli, 2014

March Avery painting. Photograph by Damien Al-Angurli, 2014