Born in Berkeley, CA in 1945, Mary Corse received her B.F.A. from the University of California in 1963, and her M.F.A. from the Chouinard Art Institute in 1968. Corse’s work has been exhibited in several important and international exhibitions this year including Venice in Venice, a collateral exhibition curated by Nyehaus in association with the J. Paul Getty Museum at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011); Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970, at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (2011); Phenomenal: California Light and Space, at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA (2011). Her works are in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA, Los Angeles); the Fondation Beyeler (Basel), the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Collection (Los Angeles), the Getty Museum (Los Angeles), The Museum of Contemporary Art (San Diego); the Orange County Museum of Art at Newport Beach; the Guggenheim Museum (New York), and other institutions public and private. Mary Corse lives and works in Los Angeles.