EDUCATION

1982-85 Rhode Island School of Design, BFA in Painting Providence R.I.

1982 Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland, OH

1981 Bridgewater State College Bridgewater, MA.

1980-81 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ.


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


2020 Histories:Lived, Learned and Inherited,Grimshaw and Gudewicz Gallery, Bristol

         Community College, Fall River, MA.

         Above and Below,2 person show at The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA.

         Folding Time,curators platform, Galatea Fine Art, Boston, Ma.


2019 Many Miles,solo show, Chandler Gallery, Maud Morgan Center,Cambridge, Ma.

         Unfoldingobject, curated show, Concord Visual Arts Center, Ma.

         Anything but Flat, juried, Castlehill Center for the Arts, Truro,Ma.

         Order/Chaos, South Shore Art Center, juried, Cohasset, Ma.

         Small Works Salon 2019:Interior Spaces,Chandler Gallery, Maud Morgan

         Center for the Arts, Cambridge, Ma.

         DAA Winter Juried Show,Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.

         Fusion:Encaustic Works, curated group show by Nathalie Ferrier, director of the

         Higgins Gallery at Cape Cod Community College, W.Barnstable, Ma.

         A Woman’s Work…Interior/Exterior Exploration, invitational, The Brush Art 

         Gallery,Lowell,MA.                             

        11:11 The Depth of Perception, juried show, Fountain Street Fine Art, Boston, Ma. 

 

2018 Illumination,juried show, Gallery Twist, Lexington, Ma.

         About Time, juried show, Gallery Twist, Lexington, Ma.

         Reflection, curated invitational, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Ma.

         Place through Process,2 person show, Gallery X, Truro, Ma.

         Keep it 100, invitational show, On Center Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

        The Blues, invitational show, Adam Peck Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

        Surface Tension, one person show, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, Ma.

        We the People, invitational show, The James Library, Norwell, Ma.

        Shapes and Shadows, juried show, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Ma.


2017 Winter Works, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, Ma.

         Migrations:Mind, Body, and Soul,4 person show at ArtBlock Gallery, Boston, Ma.

         Shifts:Approaching encaustic from all angles, NEW exhibit at The Fuller Craft

         Museum, Brockton, Ma.

         Blanche Ames Annual Art Exhibit, No. Easton, Ma.

         Depth Perception invitational exhibit,Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis,Ma.

         Black Tie (optional) invitational, Adam Peck Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

        Alternative Wax:Layers of Facts, juried, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown,Ma.

        Sense of Place, juried show, Castle Hill, Truro, Ma.

        Chaos and Order N.E.W. exhibit at the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, Ct.

        Material Matters 2 person show at the Trustman Art Gallery in Simmons College,

        Boston, Ma

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury,Ma.


2016 The Fabric of Life: themes from the personal well, 5 person show , self curated

          show at Artspace in Maynard, Ma.

         The Schoolhouse Gallery ,Feature show, Provincetown, Ma

         Members Biennial Exhibition, Fuller Craft Museum,Brockton,Ma.

         NE Collective Vll, Juried show, Galatea Fine Art Gallery, Boston, Ma.

         Blanche Ames National Art Exhibit, No. Easton, Ma.

         Con/Text,Juried show, South Shore Art Center, Cohassett, Ma.

         Vantage Point, juried show, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Ma.

         Mark of the Brush, juried encaustic show at Castle Hill,Truro, in conjuction with

         The 10th international encaustic conference in Provincetown,Ma.


2015 Winter Works, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, Ma.

         On the Edge, juried by Denise Markonish of MASS MOCA, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

          Images of Grief and Healing, juried show, Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, Ma.

          NE Collective VI, juried show, Galatea Fine Art Gallery, Boston, Ma.

          Minimal/Maximal, national juried encaustic show at Castle Hill, Truro,

           in conjunction with the 9th international encaustic conference in Provincetown, Ma.

          The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.


2014 Big Bad Wax,National juried encaustic exhibit, Mount Dora, FL.

         Landscapes, Real and Imaginary, From the Meditech collection, Canton, Ma.

         The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

         Blanche Ames National Art Exhibit, No. Easton, Ma.


2013 Secrets, juried art exhibit SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

         Leich Lathrop Gallery, Albuquerque NM

         Visual Poetry collage & abstraction, group show, SSAC, Cohassett,Ma.

         The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.


2012 In & Out, juried exhibition, South Shore Art Center , Cohasset, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show , Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.

        Leich Lathrop Gallery, Albuquerque , NM

        The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.


2010 Water,juried exhibition, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

         The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.


2007 Member’s Juried show, PAAM, Provincetown, Ma.

        The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.


2006 Transforming Spirit 4 Directions, Attleboro Museum, Ma.

        Two person show, South Shore Conservatory, Hingham, Ma.

        Member’s Open: Portuguese Festival PAAM, Provincetown, Ma.

        Icon gallery artist group show SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

        The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.


2005 Inspirations, curated by Chuck Lathrop, group show SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

        Spring juried show, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

        North River Arts Festivel, juried exhibit, Marshfield, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.


2004 Style, Zona gallery, invitational group show, Norwell, Ma.

        50 Towns, 50 Years,juried exhibition, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

        Patterns and Pinhole, solo show, Meeting Room Gallery, Paul Pratt Memorial

        Library, Cohasset, Ma.

        Selections, juried show, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

        Pembroke Arts Exhibition, juried show, Pembroke, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.


2003 Needs Practice with Scissors, Solo show at the Robert Lehman Art Center at

        The Brooks School in North Andover, Ma.

        North River Arts Festival, Juried Exhibition, Marshfield, Ma.

        Pembroke Arts Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, Pembroke, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.


2002 August Abstractions, 5 person show, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.

        Blue Ribbon Member’s show, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.


2001 7 over 4, group show at The Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury, Ma.

        Blue Ribbon Member’s show, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

        The RISD/Boston Alumni Exhibition, Trinity Communications, Boston, Ma.


2000 Pembroke Center Library, one person show, Pembroke, Ma.

        Blue, Cambridge Art Association juried show, University Place, Cambridge, Ma.

        Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.


1998 Fire and Ice ‘98, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, Ma.

        Drawn to Abstraction, 3 person show, Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury, Ma.

        All New England Color Show, juried show, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

        View from the Inside, 2 person show, Lambert Gallery, Hanover, Ma.


1997 4th Floor Artists Exhibition, Higgins Art Gallery, Cape Cod Community College

        West Barnstable, Ma.


1996 Common Place, Various Visions, group show, Newton Free Library, Ma.

        South Shore Conservatory , Staircase Gallery, one person show, Hingham, Ma.

        Hearts and Other Body Parts, Juried show, Ashwell Gallery, Beverly, Ma.

        Common Places, Various Visions, The Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Ma.

        Blue Ribbon Members Show, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma

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1995 Winter Juried Show, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Ma.


1994 Small works 94, Catskill Art Society, New York


1993 One person show, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

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1992 RISD 12”x12” Alumni show, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI.


1991 Scene and Unseen, National Painting Exhibition, Eastern New Mexico

         University, Portales, New Mexico


1991 RISD 12”x12” Alumni show, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI


1990 62nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Association of Harrisburg, Harrisburg,PA.



AWARDS AND HONORS


2020 Awarded a Covid-19 Relief Fund Grant, Mass Cultural Council

2019 First Prize and Solo Show,Chandler Gallery small works salon, Cambridge, Ma.

2019 Second Prize in Sculpture, DAA Winter juried show, Art Complex Museum, Ma.

2017 Castle Hill Award, Sense of Place exhibit,Truro, Ma.

2016 Honorable Mention, Blanche Ames National Art Exhibit, No. Easton, Ma.

Awarded Centerfold in the March/April issue of “Artscope” magazine

Scholarship to attend the 11th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Ma.

Grant for Artist Residency, 1 month, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.

2014 Honorable Mention, Blanche Ames National Art Exhibit, No. Easton,Ma.

2013 Scholarship to attend the 8th International Encaustic Conference,Provincetown, Ma.

2006 First Prize in Mixed Media, Winter Juried show, Duxbury, Ma.

2005 Best in Show, Pembroke Arts Festival, Pembroke, Ma.

First Prize in Mixed Media, Winter Juried Show, Duxbury, Ma.

Award of Excellence, SSAC Members show, Cohasset Ma.

Honorable Mention in Special Effects, North river Arts, Marshfield, Ma.

Honorable Mention, SSAC Festival on the Common, Cohasset Ma

2004 Honorable Mention in Mixed Media, Winter Juried show, Duxbury Ma.

Award of Distinction, SSAC, Blue Ribbon Members show, Cohasset, Ma.

Honorable Mention, Plymouth Arts Exhibition, Ma

Honorable Mention, Pembroke Arts Exhibition, Pembroke, Ma.

2003 Pembroke Photographer Award, Pembroke Arts Festival, Ma.

Honorable Mention in Special Effects, North River Arts, Marshfield, Ma.

2001 Honorable Mention, SSAC Festival on the Common, Cohasset Ma.

1998 1st Prize in Mixed Media, 2cd Prize in show, Pembroke Arts Festival, Ma.

Award of Distinction, SSAC, Blue Ribbon Members show, Cohasset, Ma.

1997 Grant for Artist Residency, 1 month, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT.

First Prize and Pembroke Artist Award, Pembroke Arts Festival, Ma.

First Prize in Abstraction, and Honorable Mention, Plymouth Guild 30th annual

Arts Exhibition, Ma.

1995 Honorable Mention, Blue Ribbon Members Show, SSAC, Cohasset, Ma.

1994 First Prize Graphics, South Shore Arts Exhibit, Cohasset, Ma.

1992 First Prize Mixed Media, SSAC Festival, Cohasset, Ma.

1990 Third Prize Printmaking, Art Association of Harrisburg, Pa.

1988 Honorable Mention, Plymouth Arts Exhibition,Plymouth, Ma.

First Prize in Printmaking and Honorable mention, All New England Juried Art

Show, Cohasset, Ma.

1987 Honorable Mention, Pembroke Arts Exhibition, Pembroke,Ma.

1987 First Prize Printmaking & Best in Show, Plymouth Arts Exhibition, Ma.

1986 & 93 Pembroke Artist Award, Pembroke Arts Festival, Ma.

1985 Honorable Mention, Gallery Sixty-Eight, Belfast, Me.

1984-85 Dean’s List, RISD, Providence, RI.


COLLECTIONS

MEDITECH, Minz Levin,Enkaustikos, and many private collections


CO OWNER AND CREATOR OF QUEEN BEE HONEY PRODUCTS

2005-present Product research and development


PUBLICATIONS

Artscope Magazine,March/April 2018, “Thriving on Experimentation” by Flavia Cigliano

Cape Cod Times, June 2,2016, “Artist’s encaustic work is a process of discovery, by Debbie Forman

The Surface Design Journal, winter edition 2016, “ Memory, Spirit, and Gender :Existential Themes in Fiber and Wax” written by Joanne Mattera

Artscope Magazine, The Centerfold March/April 2016 issue

The Third edition of “Pinhole Photography, Rediscovering a Historic Technique” by Eric Renner

Volume 19 # 1 of The Pinhole Journal, April


GALLERY AFFILIATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Member of N.E.W. ( New England Wax)

Gallery Artist at The South Shore Arts Center