EDUCATION

2016    Bowdoin College, BA (Visual Arts Major, Education Minor)

RESIDENCIES

2018    Denali National Park

            McKinley Chalet Resort

            Zion National Park

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    Recycled Landscapes, PLAYhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2016    Reflection, Edwards Center for Art and Dance, Brunswick, ME

            Seasons, Office of Residential Life, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME          

            Senior Spotlight, Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

            Over the Years, Verve, Orono, ME

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016    Delta Sigma/ Delta Upsilon, Lamarche Gallery, Smith Union, Brunswick, ME

            Senior, Ramp Gallery, Brunswick, ME

            Convergence, Coffin Pond, Brunswick, ME

            340 Miles North, Ladd House, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

            Visual Arts Open House, Bowdoin College, Fall and spring semester

2015    Delta Sigma/ Delta Upsilon, Lamarche Gallery, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

            Mariah Reading and Tess Hamilton, Lamarche Gallery, Smith Union, Brunswick, ME

            National Student Works on Paper Biennial, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

            Inter- Ramp Gallery, Brunswick, ME

            340 Miles North, Ladd House, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

            Health and Wellness, Brunswick Recreation Center, Brunswick, ME

            Portrait Show, Ramp Gallery, Brunswick, ME

            Visual Arts Open House, Bowdoin College, Fall and spring semester

2014    Panorama, Dean’s Office, Moulton Union, Brunswick, ME

            Visual Arts Open House, Bowdoin College, Fall and spring semester

2013    Visual Arts Open House, Bowdoin College, Fall and spring semester

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS    

2016    Delta Sigma/ Delta Upsilon Art Competition Award

2015    National Student Works on Paper Biennial Award

            Delta Sigma/ Delta Upsilon Art Competition Award

            Delta Sigma/ Delta Upsilon Public Art Grant

2013    Preston Public Interest Career Fund, Bowdoin College

2011    Haystack Scholarship

PRESS

2018   Recycled Landscapes: The Art of Mariah Reading, Trek Light Gear

            Artistry: Mariah Reading's Recycled Landscapes, She-Explores

            Meet the artist who makes trash into art, High Country News

            This Artist Turns The Rubbish She Finds On Her Nature Hikes Into Amazing Works Of Art, Cooler Lifestyle

2016    Former Fraternity Honors Students at 17th Annual Art Show, Bowdoin News

2015    Students Collaborate with Brunswick on Public Art Project, Bowdoin Orient

2014    Bowdoin Art Activists Brighten Local Rec Center, Bowdoin News

            New Public Art Installation at Rec Center, Times Record

            Brunswick rec center art comes with message, purpose, The Forecaster

2013    Mariah Reading ‘16 Brings the Joy of Art to Kids, Bowdoin News

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018    Arts in the Parks Volunteer, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

2016    Crane Country Day School Art Education Teaching Fellow

            Bowdoin College Craft Center Instructor

            Alternative Spring Break Arts as Empowerment Leader

2015    Brunswick Public Art Bowdoin Liaison

            Bowdoin Public Art Leader

2014    Deer Crossing Wilderness Art Instructor

2013    Marvin Billeck Printmaking Intern

            University of Maine Museum of Art Education Intern