Metal art department


Mimlitsch-Gray, Myra

MFA, the Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1986
BFA, Philadelphia College of Art, 1984


Department: Art Department
Office: FAB 332
Phone: (845) 257-3886

Research/Creative Activity

Mimlitsch-Gray has lectured and exhibited her work widely in the US and abroad. Recent shows include: "Raising the Bar ", Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland, and Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales; "True Grit: Frames, Fixations and Flirtations" at the McColl Art Center, Charlotte, NC; the solo exhibition, “Force Times Distance”, at the Sienna Gallery, Lenox, Massachusetts. She is a featured speaker at the 2009 Society of North American Goldsmiths conference in Philadelphia.

Awards, Honors & Recognition

She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Individual Artist Fellowships from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation (1995), the National Endowment for the Arts (1994), and the New York Foundation for the Arts (1997, 2005). In 1998 she was awarded a Chancellor's Medal for Excellence in Teaching at the State University of New York.


Mimlitsch-Gray's work is included in the following Public Collections: the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Cranbrook Art Museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Mint Museum of Craft and Design, the Museum of Arts and Design, the Racine Art Museum, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, the Royal College of Art, the Renwick Gallery-National Museum of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England.