judith brassard brown
Judith Brassard Brown




EDUCATION

1978 Master of Fine Arts, Boston University, School of Visual Art, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
1974 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Boston University, School of Visual Art, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

1993-present Professor, Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915; Painting and Foundation Departments;
Foundation Co-Chair, 1999-present; All levels of drawing and painting classes.

Spring 2007 Visiting Full-time, Chester College of New England, Chester NH; Life I, Drawing I and Professional Practice.

Spring 2005 Visiting Full-time, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Worcester State College, Worcester, MA;
Painting I, Life Drawing and Art and the Computer.

1986-1993 Lecturer, Northeastern University’s Department of Art and Architecture, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
Drawing I and II, Color Theory and Practice, Painting.

1979-1987 Associate Professor, The Art Institute of Boston, 700 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115. Printmaking and
Painting Departments; Chair, Printmaking Department


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 ‘Smallish’with artist book of poetry and paintings at the Kingston Gallery in Boston, MA; July

2015 ‘From the Ground Up’ at Kingston Gallery in Boston, MA; April 29th-May 30th, Trifold essay by Shana Dumont

2012 ‘Blessed Unrest’ at the Kingston Gallery, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA; May 29th-June 30th; trifold with essay by Laura Tonelli

2009-10 Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, “Out of Time”, 86 Alden Road, Duxbury, MA; November 14th, 2010 – February 14th, 2010;
catalog with essay by Leonie Bradbury and Shana Dumont. (Review, Art New England, January, 2010)

2009 ‘Out of Time’ at the Kingston Gallery, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA; March 3-28

2007 “Somewhere Between” solo exhibition of new work at the Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA; May 9th-June 24th, 2007; catalog

2006 “Ancestor”, new paintings at Kingston Gallery, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA; December.

2003 “Beautiful Spaces”, new paintings at ARA Gallery, Wenham, MA; September, 2003

2001 “Into the Yellow”, new paintings, Arden Gallery, 129 Newbury Street in Boston, MA, April

2000 ‘Connections’, sabbatical exhibition at the Schlossberg Gallery of Montserrat College of Art

1999 “Memory:Passages”, new paintings at the Arden Gallery, 129 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, May 4th-30th. Catalog.

1997 Montserrat College of Art’s Alumni Gallery, “Parallel Worlds”.

1996 “Views from Abroad”, an exhibition of new landscapes at the Arden Gallery, Boston, MA.

1993 “Actions Speak”, an exhibition of new work at the Arden Gallery, Boston, MA.

1992 “A Victim of Passion”, an exhibition of new works on paper at the Harvey Gallery, 251 Newbury Street, Boston, MA.

1990 “The Big Mad”, an exhibition of new works on paper at the Harvey Gallery, 251 Newbury Street, Boston, MA.

1981 “InnerViews”, Fox Graphics Gallery, 36 Bromfield Street, Boston, MA (Boston Globe, 12/27/81).

1979 Galleria Il Mandracchio in Trieste, Italy (Feature Article in Il Piccolo, August 16,1979).

1976 “Hysterical Fugues”, new paintings at the Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017: ‘Among Friends' at the Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA, November 1 – 26th, 2017,
       new paintings with pastels by Wendy Goldberg and the poetry of Martha Rhodes

2016: ‘Double Visions' at The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA, May 8 – September 4th, 2016,
       new work by ten artsts from the permanent collection

2015: Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, September 2 – 26th, 2015

2015: The Dorchesterway: Spoke Gallery at Medicine Wheel, January 28-March 15th, at 110 K Street, South Boston, MA

2012 Paintings: Judith Brassard Brown at Cell Systems Technology, Beverly, MA; Curated by Art Focus
‘The Expressive Voice’ at the Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA, March 4 –May 20th,
       curated from the Museum’s permanent collection

2011 ‘The Back Forty’, an exhibition featuring twenty artists chosen in celebration of its’ 40th anniversary
at the Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA; May 30th- September 4th, 2011 (review, Artscope, July/August 2011)

2010 Kingston Gallery Annual Member’s Show, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA; September

2007 “Anniversary Show”, members show at Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA 02118
“Paint”, nationally juried show by Gerry Bergstein, at South Shore Arts Center, Cohasset, MA.
“2007 Biennial Exhibition” juried exhibition at Manchester Institute of the Arts, Manchester, NH.

2005 “Site Lines”, members show at Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA 02118 “Small Works”, nationally juried show at
Attleboro Museum, 86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA.

2003 “Hold Still”, with W. Perry Barton and Linda Szabo White at StudioSoto, Boston, MA and traveling to the Shlosburg Gallery,
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

2001 “Memories, Reflection and Self”, group exhibition at HallSpace Gallery in Boston, MA. Photography and mixed media work;
with Linda White and Larry Pryor

2000 “Charged”, group exhibition at the Kingston Gallery in Boston, MA

1999 “Beyond Monotype”, 24 artists working with experimental printmaking processes at the Attleboro Museum,
86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA. August 11th-October 22nd.
“Portraiture”, four points of view at the Perrin Galley, Brookline,329a Harvard Street, MA. March-April.

1998 ArtCetera Auction, Boston Center for the Arts. Included in catalog.
Women’s Caucus for Art, guest juror and exhibitor, “In the Spirit of Drawing” at the Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA. May 6-31, 1998.

1997 13th Annual Pearl Street Open Studios, November 9th, (Featured in Boston
Sunday Globe 11/9/97, “A Small Gem in Dorchester: Pearl Street Studios”, Cate McQuaid).

1996 Track Five”, a multi-media installation at Brickbottom Artist Studios in
Somerville, MA by 29 artists on view from April through July.

1995 “Spaces and Places”, an exhibition of landscapes by JBBrown, Mary Sipp-Green and Scott Duce at The Arden Gallery, Boston, MA.
Group exhibition at The Rice-Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

1992 “Body and Soul”, new work by JBBrown, Elli Crocker, River Karmen and Ellen LeBow at the Hopkins Gallery, in Wellfleet, MA.
“Faculty, Northeastern University’s Department of Art and Architecture” at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, MA.

1989 “Works on Paper” with Ellen LeBow at The Hopkins Gallery, Wellfleet, MA.

1986 “Six from Boston” an exhibition with Larry Pryor, Kenny Fitzpatrick, Annette Browne, Carolyn Ayotte and W. Perry Barton at the
Piano Factory Gallery, 791 Tremont Street, Boston, MA (The Boston Globe, November 14, 1986).

1985 “Figuratively”, a juried exhibition at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (included in catalog).

1984 “The Human Condition”, eight artists, eight poets at The Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.
“Members Choice” at Soho 20 Gallery, 469 Broome Street, NY, NY.

1983 “Four Realist Painters” at the Adam L. Gimbel Gallery of Contemporary Art, 15 E. 49th Street, NY, NY.

1982 “Works on Paper”, the Adam L. Gimbel Gallery of Contemporary Art, NY, NY


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

9/12 Arlene Mason, Coverage (featured image) of XXX, the 30th Anniversary Show of the Kingston Gallery in Boston in Dig, Boston

8/12 Irene Michelman, Review, The Back Forty at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, Summer edition, ArtScope Magazine

3/10 Susan Boulanger, Review of ‘On Her Own’ Judith Brassard Brown at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, MA. March edition, Art NewEngland

11/15/03 ArtsMedia Magazine, interview and pictures by Loren King.

11/9/97 “A Small Gem in Dorchester: Pearl Street Studios”, by Cate McQuaid, The Boston Sunday Globe.

7/23/91 ‘Ecco I colori del mare’, Il Picolo (daily newspaper), Trieste, Italy

7/21/85 “23 N. E. artists present variations on a theme”, by Robert Taylor; photograph of ‘Lillian Brown’ by JBBrown, Boston Sunday Globe

August, 1987 “Outlaw Artists”, by Bob Israel, Boston Magazine

April 11th, 1982 “Renaissance in Dorchester”, by Katherine Kilgore, The Boston Sunday Globe Magazine

12/7/79 “Una Voce Dall’America”, by Luigi Danelutti in magazine of Il Piccolo, Trieste, Italy


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2014-2016 Art in Giving, Wellesley, MA

2005-present The Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

1993-2005 The Arden Gallery, 129 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

1994-1995 The Rice-Polak Gallery, 230 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

1988-1993 The Hopkins Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

1988-1992 The Harvey Gallery, 251 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

1982-1984 The Adam L. Gimbel Gallery of Contemporary Art, 15 E. 49th Street, NY, NY

1975-1979 Artist Member of the Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA


AWARDS

2006 Cornelia Grant, Montserrat College of Art

1998-present Who’s Who in American Teachers.

1999 Luz Dorrien Award for Excellence in Teaching, Montserrat College of Art; first annual award.

1978, 1979 Awarded Artist Residency, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York


COLLECTORS

The Danforth Museum of Art
Suffolk Law School
The Miriam Hospital
Northeastern University
Montserrat College of Art
Chase Manhattan Bank
Old Stone Bank of Rhode Island
Boston University
Chemical Bank of New York
Montserrat College of Art New York University BioMed Art Complex Museum
Work is represented in over 100 private collections in New England, New York, California,, Great Britain and Italy.

PERSONAL AND EXTRAS

2014-2016 Bosrd of Advisors; Curator; Art in Giving, an organization dedicated to supporting pediatric cancer research through exhibitions and permanent installation of art work www.artingiving.com

2006-07 Visiting Artist: Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, UCal/Davis in Perugia, Italy; Chester College of New England.

1984-present Co-Owner, Developer of Pearl Street Studios, a complex of artist live/work spaces

1988-97 Co-founder, Director of a non-profit organization, The Boston Visual School, which ran Summer Intensive Studio Programs in
Muggia (1988-89), Duino (1989-1991) and Viterbo (1992-1997), Italy.

1998-present Summer Intensive Studio Programs in Viterbo, Italy; continues under Montserrat College of Arto continue active role in
fund raising and promotion of program.
o visiting artist, 1999
o faculty, 2000-2004; 2007

January, 2000 Sabbatical semester

May, 2006 Faculty Speaker, Montserrat Graduation