Maria Porges is an artist and writer whose work has been exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions since the late eighties. She received a SECA award from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and has twice been in residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts. A finalist for the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Art Writer's Grant in 2014,  her critical writing has appeared in many publications, including Artforum, Art in America, Sculpture, American Ceramics, Glass, the New York Times Book Review, and a host of other now-defunct art magazines. She has also authored essays for nearly 100 exhibition catalogues and dozens of scripts for museum audio tours.

Porges is an Associate Professor at California College of the Arts. 

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Additional links

Blog and site focused on art writing and artist's services
 www.wordsaboutart.com

Catalogue published in conjunction with Shortest Stories and Exhortations at Seager Gray Gallery, April 2016
 http://issuu.com/seagergray/docs/mp_catalog?e=0/34428039

Interview with MP by Elise Morris for her blog, The Studio Work, published January 2016
  http://thestudiowork.blogspot.com/2016/01/maria-porges-studio-visit.html

http://www.stretcher.org/features/maria_porges/

http://saint-lucy.com/one-picture-one-paragraph/maria-porges/

http://articles.sfgate.com/2000.../17643962_1_1st-impression-magic-wax

http://www.virtualartspace.co/maria-porges-artists-in-the-kitchen/

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2002/05/21/DD10414.DTL

http://www.digipopo.org/content/how-to-knit-an-academic-paper?pg=7

http://www.sfmoma.org/explore/multimedia/videos/44