Born in Minneapolis, MN, lives in San Francisco, CA


EDUCATION:

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Masters of Fine Arts, Painting, May 2001
Honors: Rick Cramer Memorial Scholarship
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Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Bachelor of Arts in Art History, May 1991
Honors: Distinction in mayor studies



SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

“Blooming Atmosphere,” Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, April-May 2012
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“Blooming Atmosphere,” Elmhurst Museum, Elmhurst, IL, January-March 2012
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“Kinetic Stillness,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA, 2009
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“New Paintings,” Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, October-November 2008
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“Ethereal Realities,” Aftermodern Gallery, San Francisco, CA, April–May 2008
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“Molly McCracken and Cathy Lui,” Aftermodern Gallery, San Francisco, CA, February-March 2007
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“New Paintings,” The Front Office – Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco, CA, December 2002
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“Opening Constraints,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA, June-July 2002
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“Introductions 2000,” Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, July–August 2000
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Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, May 2000
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BozArt Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, March 1997



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:


“ The New New,” Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY 2016
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“ Color Formed Space: A Group Exhibition,” Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL 2015
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“ Alternative Approaches,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA 2013
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“ Plumbing the Depths,” Addington Gallery, IL 2013
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InterContinental Chicago O'Hare, Chicago, IL 2013
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“ Summer Solstice,” Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY, 2012
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“Taste,” Root Division, San Francisco, CA, 2010
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“Natura Sublime,” Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2010
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Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA 2010
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“Summer Small Works,” Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA, 2009
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Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA 2009
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“Summer Group Show,” R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA, 2008
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“Landscape and Memory,” Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2008
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Red Dot Art Fair, Aftermodern Gallery, Miami, FL, 2007
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Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007
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Art (212) Contemporary Art Fair, After Modern Gallery, New York, NY, 2006
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Palette Art, Healdsburg, CA, 2006
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“Taste,” Root Division, San Francisco, CA, 2006
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Ligne Roset, San Francisco, CA, 2006
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“Octopus,” Root Division, San Francisco, CA, 2005
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“BURNOFF,” Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2004
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“Contemporary Abstracts,” Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA, 2004
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“Moving Show,” R. B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2004
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“ABSTRACTA,” Build Gallery, San Francisco, CA, December 2002
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“New Paintings,” The Front Office – Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco, CA, December 2002
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“The Group Show,” R. B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2002
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“The Necessary Beauty,” R. B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2002
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“Macro Surface,” Coagula Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2001
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Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2001
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“Painter to Painter, 5 New Voices,” R. B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2001
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“Fun Show,” Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2001
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“Home and Garden Show,” Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2001
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“Crossroads: Art of Revolution/Art of Rescue,” Walter and McBean Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2000



REVIEWS:

San Diego Union – Tribune, “Paint Me a Rainbow,” by Robert L. Pincus, September 17, 2009
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Newcity Art, “Molly McCracken Kumar/Addington Gallery,” by Ben Broeren, November 10, 2008
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Art Week, “Molly McCracken Kumarat Aftemodern,” by Nirmala Nataraj, July/August 2008
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San Francisco Examiner, “‘Subreality’ a new view of pop art,” by Tiffany Martini, April 3, 2007
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San Diego Union – Tribune, “Entwined in nature,” by Robert L. Pincus, July 11, 2002
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San Francisco Examiner, “Striking a Balance,” by Ann Crump, January 10, 2002
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San Diego Union – Tribune, “Color Charts,” by Robert L. Pincus, August 16, 2001
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Downtown News, “Five New Voices’ speak at R.B. Stevenson Gallery,” by Dawna Bratten, August 23, 2001
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East Bay EXPRESS, “Introductions Exhibition Review,” by Lindsey Westbrook, August 4, 2000


Represented by Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL and R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA.