DEGREES:

1999:  MFA in Painting/Drawing, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1997:  BFA in Painting/Drawing, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2013 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

  • Drawing I
  • Painting I

2008 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

  • Painting I
  • Painting II
  • Drawing I
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Art Survey I (Prehistoric Art - 16th Century)
  • Art Survey II (16th Century - 20th Century)

2000 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

  • Painting I
  • Advanced Painting
  • Drawing I
  • Figure Drawing
  • 2-D Design
  • Materials & Techniques
  • Creative Process
  • Women Artists in History
  • American Art
  • Art History I
  • Art History II
  • Contemporary Arts
  • Arts & Ideas
  • Asian Arts and Culture

2005 - 2014, Adjunct Professor, Bay Path University, Longmeadow, MA

  • Painting I
  • Drawing I
  • Color Theory
  • Art History I (Prehistoric Art - 16th Century)
  • Art History II (16th Century - 20th Century)
  • Art and Ideas

2001 – 2010, Adjunct Professor, Asnuntuck Community College,  Enfield, CT

  • 2-D Design
  • Drawing I
  • Color Theory
  • Art History (Prehistoric Art - 16rh Century)

Summer 1999, Adjunct Professor, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

  • Studio Drawing

Spring 2008, 2009, Adjunct Professor, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

  • 2-D Color
  • Figure Drawing

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2016: Visual Tension and Pathways to Consciousness, William Blizard Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

2012: Scattered, Taber Gallery, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA

2010: Cell39 Art Space, Springfield, MA, an exhibition in collaboration with Scott Brubach

2010: Dystopia, MCC Gallery, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT

2006: Face, Atrium Gallery, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT

2005: Fragments of Light, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA

2003: Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

2002: A Cold New World, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA, an exhibition in collaboration with Bettina Viereck

2001: Identity Bubbles, Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA

2000: Inside Out, See Gallery, Springfield, MA

1999: Difference in Context, Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1999: See Gallery, Springfield, MA

1997: Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016: Faculty Show, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

2014: Faculty Show, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2013: Works on Paper, Imago Foundation for the Arts, Warren, RI

2012: Brooklyn Art Project, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2011: Occupy, Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke, MA

2008: Works on paper, Artists Space,  New York, NY

2007: Works on paper, Artists Space,  New York, NY

2007: Exhibit A, Sanford Meisner Theater, New York, NY

2007: Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT

2006: Pencil, PG Putnam Gallery, Springfield, MA

2006: Small Works, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2005: The 10th Anniversary of Post-Earthquake Restoration, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan

2004: Summer in the City, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

2004: Beyond Boundaries, Monson Art Gallery, Monson, MA              

2004: Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

2003: Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.

2002: Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University,  Shippensburg, PA

2002: Recipients and Finalists, 2000 - painting, Art Institute of Boston, Lesley University, Boston, MA

2001: Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

2000: Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

2000: Face and Figure, WM Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

2000: American International College, Springfield, MA

1999: Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

1999: See Gallery, Springfield, MA

1999 & 1998: Works in Progress, Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1998 & 1997: Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1998 & 1997: Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

1997: International Painting Exhibition, Fundação da Juventude, Oporto, Portugal

1997: Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1996: Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum, New Bedford, MA

GRANTS/AWARDS:

2007: Award of Excellence, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT

           Juried by Cheryl Brutvan, Curator of Contemporary art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2004: Painting Prize, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

           Juried by Steven Holmes, Director of Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2004: Outstanding Painting Prize, Cambridge Art Assn., Cambridge, MA

           Juried by Robert Fitzpatrick, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

2004: Painting Prize, Monson Arts Council, Monson, MA

2002: Artist Fellowship Grant, Springfield Cultural Council, Springfield, MA

2000: Artist Grant Award, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Boston, MA

2000: Northeast Exhibition Merit Award, American International College, Springfield, MA

1999: Artist’s Merit Award, Manhattan Arts International Magazine, New York, NY

1998: Juror’s Prize, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

1997: Rudolph Zallinger Painting Prize, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1997: Luso-American Artist Grant, Fundação da Juventude, Oporto, Portugal

1996: Goldfarb Painting Prize, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

PUBLICATIONS/REVIEWS:

  • William Simpson Fine Arts Series, Springfield College, November 2, 2016  
  •  Donna Fleischer, "Scattered", Word Pond, Wordpress.com, August 5, 2013
  • "Dystopia", Connecticut Art Scene, ctartscene.blogspot.com, February 27, 2010
  • Brooklyn artproject.com, July 15, 2009
  • "The 10th Anniversary of Post-Earthquake Restoration", Hyogo Prefectural Museum, of Art, Kobe, Japan, January 17, 2005
  • Beth Purcell, "Fragments of Light", Newton Free Library Newsletter, March 2005
  •  "National Painting Show", Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, May 3, 2004
  •  Elizabeth Lafond, "Art Gallery Covers the Canvas", Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, Feb. 10, 2003  
  • Gloria Russell, "Artists' Work Offers Social Commentaries", Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, November 3, 2002
  • Larry Parnass, "Who We Are, At Least to One", Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, January 15, 2001,
  • Gloria Russell, "Artists Offer Views of Face and Figure", Sunday Republican, November 12, 2000
  • Mary Bagg, "Go Figure", Valley Advocate, Easthampton, MA, October 26, 2000
  • Gloria Russell, "Realism Rules 2 Art Shows", Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, May 14, 2000
  • Manhattan Arts International magazine, New York, NY, Sep. - Oct., 1999
  •  "Mostra de Arts Plasticas", Fundação da Juventude, Oporto, Portugal, July 10, 1997
  • Rachael Kelley, "Goldfarb Exhibition Opens in Joseloff Gallery", The Informer News, November 6, 1996
  • Manuel Luís Goucha, interview, RTP Internacional, Oporto, Portugal, July 10, 1996

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES:

Christina Swaidan, Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Westfield State University

577 Western Ave.

Westfield, MA 01085

cswaidan@westfield.ma.edu

Tel. 413-572-5374

Patricia Carrigan, Art Professor and Director of Drawing Dep.

Drawing Department

Manchester Community College

60 Bidwell St.

Manchester, CT 06040

Tel. 860-841-5462

Martin Shell, Chair

Visual and Performing Arts Department

Springfield College

263 Alden St. Springfield, MA 01109

mshell@springfieldcollege.edu

Tel. 413-748-3443