Divers Bouquet

Elizabeth Awalt

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017      Sea Change, Matter and Light Fine Art, Boston
2015     New Work, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME          
2012     Fruiting Bodies, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             Cascade, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2011      New Paintings, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
2008    Lessons in Botany, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
2007    Sanctuary of Light, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2004    Hook, Line and Sinker, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
1995    Fresh Produce, GASP, Brookline, MA
1995    Seasonal Meditations, G.W. Einstein Company, Inc., NY
1994    Elizabeth Awalt, Samuelis Baumgarte Gallery, Bielefeld, Germany
1990    Yellowstone After Fire, G.W. Einstein Company, Inc., NY
1988    Elizabeth Awalt, G.W. Einstein Company, Inc., NY
1985    Elizabeth Awalt, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015    Spring Light, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
            Verdant, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA
            Double Vision, Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
2014    Light is Uplifting, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
            June Group Show, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
2012    Spring Group Show, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
2011     The Expressive Voice: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2010    Maine Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
2009   Drawing, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, MA
            A Spring Exhibition, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
2008   Order Insecta, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
            From a Fixed Point, Regis College, Weston, MA
2007   Elizabeth Awalt/Stoney Conley, In Nature, Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
            From a Fixed Point, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
2005   Great Buys: Museum Purchases, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
            Dreaming the Light/Unfolding the Dark, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
2004   Maine Biennial, Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
2002   Nature Interpreted, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
1999    Artists at Boston College, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
1998    Boston Public Library Collects, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
1995    Herbert W. Plimpton Collection of Realist Art, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1995    Directors Choice, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
            Inspired by Nature, Boston College Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill, MA
1994    Group Exhibit, G.W. Einstein Company, Inc, NY
            The Art of Watercolor, Luise Ross Gallery, NY
1999    Contemporary Watercolors, Boston College Museum of Art, MA
            Beyond Description: Images of Nature, G.W. Einstein Co., NY
1992    The University of Notre Dame Friends and Alumni Collect, The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN
1991    Art for Your Collection XXVII, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
           Public Territory: Landscape as a Metaphor for Personal Concerns, Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL
1990    The Eighties: A Post-Pop Generation, The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
1989    Ten Artists-Ten Visions, The Decordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA
            The Landscape Observed, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD
1988    The Face of the Land, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
1987    Contemporary Romantic Landscape Painting, Orlando Museum of Art, Loch Haven, FL
1986    A Contemporary View of Nature, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

Books/Catalogs
100 Boston Painters, Chawkey Frenn, Schiffer Publishing, 2012
2010 Biennial Juried Exhibition, CMCA, essay, Bruce Brown, 2010
Sanctuary of Light, Danforth Museum of Art, catalog, essay, Katherine French, 2007
Seasonal Meditations, forward by Anne Mac Dougall, 1995
The University of Notre Dame Friends and Alumni Collect, catalog, essay, Dean A. Porter, PHD, 1992
Neo-Romantics, catalog, introduction,  Gerrit Henry, 1989
The Face of the Land, catalog, June-Sept. 1988
Contemporary Romantic Landscape Painting, catalog, introduction, Gerrit Henry, Orlando Museum of Art at Loch Haven, p. 14, 1986
A Contemporary View of Nature, introduction, John Yau, 1986

Magazines/Newspapers:
Studio Visit, Open Studio Press, Volume 17, 2012
Boston Globe, “Delicious Contrast”, Cate McQuaid, February 2012
Art New England, “New Work by Elizabeth Awalt: Hook, Line, and Sinker, Meredith Fife Day, p.29, February/March 2005
Art in America, “Elizabeth Awalt at G.W. Einstein”, Paul C. Smith, p.137-138, reproduction, p. 138, March 1991
Art New England, Thomas Segal Exhibit, Charles Guiliano, December 1985

AWARDS/ HONORS aND RESIDENCIES

Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship, Painting/Finalist, 1990
Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship, Painting/Finalist, 1989
National Endowment for the Arts, Painting, Individual Artist Grant, 1987
Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship in Painting, 1983
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, Summer, 1984
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, 1981-82, 1982-83
The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH, Fall, 1982
The Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY, August 1982

PUBLIC aND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

AT&T, Chicago, IL
Bank Boston, Boston, MA
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
Fidelity Corporation, Boston, MA
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1981
Bachelor of Arts, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1978
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 1977

TEACHING

2015    Experimental Drawing, Concord Art Association
2014    From Realism to Abstraction & Landscape Painting, Concord Art
2010    Lesley University/Art Institute of Boston, Mentor, MFA Program
2008    Painting Workshop, Concord Art Association
2007    Lesley University/ Art Institute of Boston, Mentor, MFA Program
2006    Boston College, Painting IV, Visiting Faculty
2002    School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Visiting Faculty, Observational Painting
1987-    Boston College, Associate Professor, Fine Arts Department, Tenured
2000
1984-   Boston College, Instructor, Fine Arts Department
1987