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 Solo Exhibitions

2019  Urban Analog: Commission at 3200 Washington Street, JP MA

2018  Selected Works, Focus RE, Boston MA

2017  Urban Abstraction, Focus RE, Boston MA

2015  The Intimacy of Memory The Slater Concourse Gallery, Tufts University, Medford MA

2015  The Intimacy of Memory, Gallery 93, Brookline MA

2015  Leaps and Bounds, Taylor House, Jamaica Plain MA

2014  Solo Exhibition, Gallery at Sanders, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA

2014  The Intimacy of Memory, Beverly J. Tassinari Gallery, Newbury College, Brookline MA

2013  Between the Cracks, Jame’s Gate, Jamaica Plain MA

2012  Urban Edge, VeeVee, Jamaica Plain MA

2012  The Power of Place, UFORGE Gallery, Boston MA

2011  New Paintings, James’s Gate, Jamaica Plain MA

2010  Urban Abstractions, Taylor House, Jamaica Plain MA

2010  Roots, Boston University Metropolitan Gallery, Boston MA

1998  Digging the Big Dig, Bella Luna Restaurant, Jamaica Plain  MA

1996  Monotypes and Drypoints, Market Street Health Center, Brighton MA

1996  Monotypes and Drypoints, Fresh Hair, Jamaica Plain MA

1995  Monotypes and Drypoints, Cambridge Health Association, Cambridge MA

1995  New Works: Monotypes and Drypoints, Five Seasons Restaurant, JP MA


Two and Three-Person Exhibitions

2020  Street Views, Gallery M, Brookline MA

2019  Vignettes, JP Licks, Jamaica Plain MA

2017  Flux, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston MA

2013  Construction Marks, AMP Gallery, Provincetown MA

2011  Street Spirit/City Blues, The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain MA

2000  Color & Contrast, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Boston MA

1997  Works on Paper, The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain MA

1997  Prints, Sculpture, and Assemblage, Gallery 659, Boston MA

1993  New Works on Paper, Brick Bottom Gallery, Somerville MA


Selected Juried Group Exhibitions

2022 Fay Chandler Exhibition, Emerge Boston, Boston City Hall MA

2019  Projections, JPAA, Boston MA

2018 Fay Chandler Exhibition, Emerge Boston, Boston City Hall MA

2016  Chalk Lines, AMP Gallery, Provincetown MA

2016  The Boston Biennial Project, Boston  MA

2015  Art 100 Boston, Piano Factory Gallery, Boston MA

2015  Fay Chandler Exhibition, Emerge Boston, Boston City Hall MA

2015  Driven to Abstraction, Emerson Umbrella, Concord MA

2015  New England Collective VI, Galatea Gallery, Boston MA

2015  Migration, Roxbury Community College, MA

2014  The Personal is Political, The Slater Concourse Gallery, Tufts University, MA

2014  Boston Neighborhood Network Gallery, Boston MA

2014  Violence Transformed,  Mass. State House and United South End Settlements, Boston MA

2014  Salon 21,The Nave Gallery, Somerville MA

2014  Art Verdure, ArtBar, The Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge MA

2014  Violence Transformed, The Harriet Tubman House Gallery, United South End Settlements, MA

2013  Jamaica Plain Artists, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston MA

2012  The Hallway Gallery, Jamaica Plain MA

2011  Industrial Strength, Fountain Street Gallery, Framingham MA

2010  Political Art, Red Sun Press, Boston MA

2010  MGNE National Juried Monotype & Monoprint Exhibition, Boston MA

2010  ON GREEN, Jamaica Plain Juried Annual Show

2010  Jamaica Plain Arts Council Annual Juried Exhibition

2009  Violence Transformed, Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston MA

2008  Artists in the Arboretum, Arnold Arboretum, MA

2007  Jamaica Plain Arts Council Annual Juried Exhibition

2005  Jamaica Plain Arts Council Annual Juried Exhibition

2000  Boston Open Studios Coalition Group Show, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Boston MA


Additional Exhibitions

2020-2022 School Museum of Fine Arts Show, Boston MA

2018  Jamaica Plain Artists, Scollay Square Gallery, City Hall, Boston MA
2016  Women Celebrate Art, Scollay Square Gallery, City Hall, Boston MA

2016-present Newton Open Studios

2014-present JP Artist Association Annual Show, Jamaica Plain MA

2015  JPAA Show, Sotherby’s, Jamaica Plain MA

2015  Relationship to Place, Ula’s Café, Jamaica Plain MA

2014  Art 100 Boston, Piano Craft, Gallery, Boston  MA

2014  Fun-a-day, Voltage Coffee and Art, Cambridge MA

2014  Six Artists, Brookline Library, Brookline MA

2006-2013  Jamaica Plain Artist Association Members Show, Jamaica Plain MA

1998- present  Jamaica Plain Open Studios, MA

2011  Massachusetts State House, JP Neighborhood Artists

2010  JP Printmakers Show, Jamaica Plain Arts Council



Jamaica Plain Artist Association

Provincetown Arts Association and Museum

National Center for Creative Aging

The Global Society of Arts in Health

Honors and Commissions
Urban Analog: 5’x10’ Acrylic/Mixed Media on board; Lobby: 3200 Washington St. JP MA
Honorable Mention: Projections 2019, Jamaica Plain, MA
Arts and Business Council,  Highlighted Artist pgs 30-31, Ten years of the Artist Professional Toolbox, January 2016 book_web.pdf

Community Arts and Health Projects
2016-present  Co-Founder of The Opioid Project: Changing Perceptions through Art and Storytelling. Lead workshops, curate exhibitions and facilitate public conversations. Sites include: Newton MA, Natick, Framingham, Worcester, Braintree, Boston MA, Medford MA
2012-present  The Intimacy of Memory Initiative: The Art of Loss, Love and Remembrance. Lead workshops, curate exhibitions and facilitate public conversations. Sites include: PAAM, Provincetown MA; First Parish UU, Brookline MA; Tufts University, Medford MA


Workshop Facilitation and Teaching

2016-present: The Opioid Project: Changing Perceptions through Art and Storytelling

2016-present: Memory Cafes for those living with Dementia

2014-present: Intimacy of Memory Workshops

2013-present Art Teacher: Goddard House Assisted Living, Pierce School, The Brookline Senior Center

2012-2013 Volunteer Classroom visiting artist, Mather School, Dorchester, MA

2011-2013 Workshop Leader for Teens, Home for Little Wanders, Boston, MA

2006-2009 Art and Poetry Workshops, Star Island, NH


Art and Public Health Education

The Creative Aging Institute at The Creative Center: Arts in Healthcare, NY

Arts and Medicine Intensive, University of Florida/Shands Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida

Artist Professional Tool Box, Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, Boston MA

Certificate in Fundraising, Boston University, Boston MA

M.S. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

B.A. Hampshire College, Amherst MA


Visual Arts Training: Workshops and Classes

New York Studio School, NY

MassArt, Boston, MA

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Boston University, Boston, MA

The Fine Art Work Center, Provincetown, MA

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, MA

Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Penland School of Crafts, Ashville, NC


Selected Private Collections

R. Colen: Las Vegas, NV

L. O’Connor:  Boston, MA

Reilly/Reynolds: Boston, MA

S. Rosenfield: San Francisco, CA

Taylor House Bed and Breakfast, Boston, MA


Publications and Other Media


About The Opioid Project:

John Lynds, The Opioid Project Comes to East Boston, Boston Times, Oct 18, 2019


Natick SOAR/Framingham FORCE, Video: The Opioid Project:, Framingham Access TV, April 2019


UMass Medical School: Learning from The Opioid Project:

Resilient: Narratives of hope from the Boston Opioid Crisis, edited by Mimi Yen Li and Joyce Zhou,  September 2018

Graham Ambrose, Fighting the opioid crisis, one story at a time, TheBoston Globe, August 9, 2018

Julia Sarcinelli, In Fitchburg, the Art of Recovery, Fitchburg Sentinel, February, 9, 2018

Elizabeth Dobbins,'Facing Addiction' coming to Fitchburg Art Museum,  01/30/2018

Note: Press and Publications of The Opioid Project also occurred under its former name, The Intimacy of Memory Art and Storytelling Project: Reframing Loss and Overcoming Stigma in the Face of Opioid Overdose, including:


Deborah Becker, Turning Grief into Art after Losing a Loved one to Opioid Overdose, 90.9 WBUR


Edx, Harvard/MIT online course, The Opioid Epidemic in America The Opioid Project is featured in Session 4.


Dr. Annie Brewster, “Art, Stories That Honor Those Who Died By Drug Overdose -- And Help Survivors Too”, WBUR Commonhealth Blog,  June 30, 2016, Intimacy of Memory and Nancy Marks Art

About Nancy Marks' Art: 

Arts and Business Council, Highlighted Artist pgs 30-31, Ten years of the Artist Professional Toolbox, published January 2016 book_web.pdf


“The Intimacy of Memory”, Health Story Collaborative, November 2015


Helene Ragovin, “Hidden Talents: What Remains Behind”, Tufts NOW  September 14, 2015


“The Intimacy of Memory”, Psychology Tomorrow Magazine, August 2014


“Printmarks of My Family’s Journey”, Psychology Tomorrow Magazine, August 2013


Helene Ragovin, “Hidden Talents: What Remains Behind”, Tufts NOW  September 14, 2015


John Ruch, “JP artist creates poster to aid bombing victims”, Jamaica Plain Gazette  May 10, 2013


“The Stroll”, (image/exhibition announcement)


“Revolver Artist-Nancy Marks”, UFORGE Gallery, Boston May 10, 2012


James Morgan, “JP Artists Exhibit at the State House”, Jamaica Plain Patch, May 22, 2011


“Art Opening: Street Spirit/City Blues”, Jamaica Plain Patch,  March 20, 2011


Sandra Storey, “Music and Art Program Thrives at B&B/Nancy Marks Opens with Urban Abstraction”   JP Gazette, November 30, 2010


“Emily and Nate Cozy Cocoon House Tour, Apartment Therapy”, (image) 



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