Web Site Design and Graphic Design
Specializing in the communication needs of visual artists
Mary Bucci McCoy specializes in meeting the web and print design needs of a geographically diverse clientele of artists of all disciplines. She started Big Picture Communications in the greater Boston, MA area in 1996, and draws upon over 25 years of experience in the areas of graphic design, web site development, and content development. She has created web sites, logos, corporate identities, and a wide range of print materials including booklets and exhibit catalogs, brochures, postcards, business cards, and stationery.
Mary's work is informed by her experience as an artist and arts writer, and also in the corporate and academic worlds. Her firsthand knowledge of the art world gives her a clear understanding of the specific issues faced by artists; she is able to meet the specific needs of artists at any stage of their career, whether they are emerging, mid-career, or mature artists.
Mary exhibits her artwork nationally and is represented by Gray Contemporary in Houston, TX. She received the 2015 Luz Dorrien Faculty Development Award from Montserrat College of Art, as wll as a merit-based grant from the Vermont Studio Center in support of her February 2015 residency. She was a nominee for the 2013 Brother Thomas Fellowship Awards and is a 2012 Massachusetts Cultural Council Painting Fellow. She is included in the curated White Columns Artist Registry, and has also been included in New American Paintings and New American Paintings: 15 Years. See artwork > She has written numerous reviews and other articles about art, and now focuses her writing on exhibition essays. Read writing >
She has taught graphic design as well as senior fine arts capstone and freshman seminars at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, MA. In addition, she was the coordinator of the Artist's Professional Toolbox program there in 2012–13. She has served on the Beverly Cultural Council and has been a member of the adivisory board of the Artists Foundation. Prior to starting Big Picture Communications, she managed publications at the internationally recognized Center for Information Systems Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Mary holds a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA), Boston and a BA in English from Tufts University. She has studied ceramic sculpture at l'Ecole des Arts Decoratifs (now Haute École d’Art et de Design Genève) in Geneva, Switzerland, and has done additional course work at Massachusetts College of Art, the SMFA and the University of Pennsylvania.
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Mary Bucci McCoy