Mollie Mckinley

Mollie Mckinley

Portrait of Fellow Mollie McKinley by Eva Deitch

Mollie McKinley is an interdisciplinary artist based in the Hudson Valley and New York City. Her large-format photographic tableaus and salt sculptures speak to relationships between mysticism, ritual, alchemy, and ecology through camp poetics. McKinley’s first New York solo exhibition, “Salt Priestess,” opened at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn in May 2017. Her work has also been shown at Ethan Cohen Fine Arts; Field Projects; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions; Baxter Street; Anthology Film Archives; the MoMA Pop Rally; the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 presented by Independent Curators International and Limited Time Only; the Brucennial; the Index Art Center, Newark; the Wassaic Project Exhibition; SPRING/BREAK Art Show curated by Natalie Kovacs; Anna Kustera Gallery curated by Natalie Kovacs; Dimensions Variable Gallery, Miami; the Art Director’s Club of New York; the Humble Arts Foundation; the Fringe Arts Festival in Philadelphia; One Mile Gallery, Kingston; KUBE Beacon, NY; Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY; the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, and others. McKinley’s has received press from Vice Magazine, Hyperallergic, Fjords Review, Vernissage TV Magazine, Animal New York, Apogee Literary Journal (Columbia University), The Humble Arts Foundation, and Clocktower Radio. She studied photography and film at Bard College.