Mary Walling Blackburn was born in California and lives and works between Dallas and New York. She is the founder of Anhoek School, a pedagogical experiment, and WMYN, a pirate feminist radio station. Her work has been featured in solo exhibitions at Sala Diaz, San Antonio; The Reading Room, Dallas; University Arts Gallery, UCSD, San Diego; Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York; Testsite, Austin; and Southern Exposure, San Francisco, amongst others. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions both nationally and internationally, at venues including SculptureCenter, New York; Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York; Tate Modern, London; The Cooper Union, New York; 1a Space, Kowloon, Hong Kong; Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Walling Blackburn’s work has been featured in publications including Afterall, BOMB, Cabinet, and e-flux journal.