Artist's Resume

ABIGAIL NELSON

BORN:  Lynn, Massachusetts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 The Amygdala Project:  A Painter Responds to the Music of Phill Niblock, EI Huis Window Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2003 Paintings and Photographs: A Mid-Career Survey, Broudo Gallery, Endicott College. Beverly, MA

1996 Slipping Glimpses: Vandyke Brown Photographs, Hilles Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1991 Earthly Delights: Objects from the Urban Landscape, Sacramento Street Gallery, Cambridge

1990 Tibet: Its Spiritual Landscape, Department of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge

1989 Tibet: Its Spiritual Landscape, Project Athena, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

1988 Paintings and Photographs, Meridien Hotel, Boston

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014  Proof of Purchase: A Benefit Sale for the Scholarship Program at The School of the Museum of Fine Art, Samson, Boston MA

2013 Annual Mixed Media Show, LynnArts, Lynn, MA.  Juror: Sand T. Kalloch

2012 Nahant:  A Garden of Art, 2012, Nahant Historical Society, Nahant, MA

2011 Art in the Barn, Essex County Greenbelt Association Exhibition and Benefit, Cox Reservation, Essex, MA

2010 Mixed Media, LynnArts, Lynn.  Juror: Joanne Mattera.

         Juror’s Choice Award

         Art in the Barn, Essex County Greenbelt Association Exhibition and Benefit, Cox Reservation, Essex, MA

2009 Historic Interpretation: Contemporary Artists Interpret the Historic Collection, Peabody Historic Society and Museum, Peabody, MA

         Art in the Barn, Essex County Greenbelt Association Exhibition and Benefit, Cox Reservation, Essex, MA

2005 Anything Goes, LynnArts, Lynn, MA

2003 Open Studios, Cripple Cove Studios, Gloucester, MA

2002 Possibilities, LynnArts, Lynn

2001 Munroe Street Studios, LynnArts, Lynn

2000 Coming Together: Mixed Media, LynnArts, Lynn

1999 Anything But Southwestern, F.A.C.E.T. Gallery, Taos, NM

1989 Above, Beyond & WITHIN the South End, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

1988 New Work, The David Williams Gallery, Provincetown, MA

          20/20: Twenty Artists Choose Twenty Artists, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1987 New Talent, Alpha Gallery, Boston

         Traveling Scholars, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1986 Artist Friends of the Center for Oriental Studies, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

1985 New England Gallery, New England Arts Biennial, Amherst, MA

1984 Artist Friends of the Center for Oriental Studies, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York

 

AWARDS

2014 Selected Artist, Studio Visit Magazine, volume 28.  Curated by Carl Belz, Director Emeritus, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2013 Artist Residency, EI Huis, Ghent, Belgium

2010 Juror’s Choice Award, LynnArts, Lynn, MA, Joanne Mattera, Juror

1989 Exhibition Grant, Council for the Arts at M.I.T., Cambridge, MA.  Recommended by Otto Piene, then Director, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, M.I.T.

1987 Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Fellowship, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—used for travel to Tibet

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1987 Teaching Assistant for Gerry Bergstein, School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

EDUCATION

1987 Fifth Year Certificate, Painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1986 Diploma, Painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1980 Open Program, study with Gene Davis, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

 

COLLECTIONS — List available on request.

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