MaryKate Maher was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1979. She received her MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2004 and her BFA from Arcadia University in 2001. She studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1999-2000 and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2008. Maher has received fellowships from Franconia Sculpture Park, New York Foundation for the Arts, The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo and Socrates Sculpture Park. Exhibitions have included A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, NY, Interstate Projects, NY, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA, NURTUREart, NY, Franconia Sculpture Park, MN, with international exhibitions at Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Germany and Takt Berlin/Leipzig, Germany. Her work has been written about in Artsy, Brooklyn Magazine, Hyperallergic, L Magazine and BOMB. Maher lives in Brooklyn, NY.