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Slow and Steady Wins the Race


by Mary Ping

Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping
Designer
New York, NY
2020 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by Ann M. Hatch.
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Mary Ping is a New York based designer with an art background from Vassar College. In 2001, she launched her eponymous collection. Her conceptual line, Slow and Steady Wins the Race, followed in 2002. She is a winner of the 2017 Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Award, the Ecco Domani Award, and UPS Future of Fashion. Her work is part of the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Museum at FIT in New York, the RISD Museum, Deste Foundation in Greece, and the Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette in Paris. Ping is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Portrait photo by Joyce Ravid.

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  • Artwork by Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping
    More Sunglasses Eyeglasses, 2011. Metal, glass, dimensions unfolded 6 × 1.5 × 5 inches. Photo by Zoë Ghertner.
  • Artwork by Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping
    Clear Trenchcoat, 2012. 3mil pvc vinyl, dimensions 22 × 42 inches. Clear Collection Installation at Paul Rudolph Foundation. Photo by Isabel Asha Penzlien.
  • Artwork by Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping
    The Living Archive, 2015. Wood, fabric, leather, polychromatic mixed media, dimensions variable. Installation view of Greater New York at MoMA PS1. Photo by Pablo Enriquez.
  • Artwork by Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping
    Metamorphosis, 2016. Leather and gold hardware, dimensions variable. Installation at Fondation Lafayette Anticipations, Paris France. Photo by Josefine Forsberg.
  • Artwork by Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping
    Tablescapes by Mary Ping and Joe Doucet, 2018. ReWall board of pressed paper tetra pulp with 3D printed resin; tableware by Joe Doucet, dimensions variable. Installation at Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York. Photo by Matt Flynn.
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