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 Solo Exhibitions

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

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

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,

2014  The Personal is Political, The Slater Concourse Gallery, Tufts University, Somerville, 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, Boston

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

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

1998-2013  Jamaica Plain Open Studios, MA

2011  Massachusetts State House, JP Neighborhood Artists

2010  JP Printmakers Show, Jamaica Plain Arts Council

 

Affiliations

Jamaica Plain Artist Association

Provincetown Arts Association and Museum

National Center for Creative Aging

The Global Society of Arts in Health

 

2015 Co-Founder and Creator of The Opioid Project: Changing Perceptions through Art and Storytelling. Lead workshops, curate exhibitions and facilitate public conversations. Massachusetts sites include: Boston, Newton, Natick, Medford, Mclean Hospital

 

2012 Founder and Creator of 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

 

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:

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  http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_31629979/facing-addiction-coming-fitchburg-art-museum

https://mng-sen.smugmug.com/Facing-Addiction-Fitchburg-Art-Museum/

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    http://www.wbur.org/artery/2016/11/18/art-opioid-overdose

 

Edx, Harvard/MIT online course, The Opioid Epidemic in America https://www.edx.org/course/opioid-crisis-america-harvardx-hhp100 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, http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2016/06/30/overdose-art-healing 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 http://www.artsandbusinesscouncil.org/images/apt book_web.pdf

 

“The Intimacy of Memory”, Health Story Collaborative, November 2015 http://www.healthstorycollaborative.org/nancy-marks-artist-public-health-activist-and-creator-of-the-intimacy-of-memory-the-art-of-loss-love

 

Helene Ragovin, “Hidden Talents: What Remains Behind”, Tufts NOW  September 14, 2015 http://now.tufts.edu/articles/hidden-talents-what-remains-behind

 

“The Intimacy of Memory”, Psychology Tomorrow Magazine, August 2014  http://www.psychologytomorrowmagazine.com/intimacy-memory/

 

“Printmarks of My Family’s Journey”, Psychology Tomorrow Magazine, August 2013    http://www.psychologytomorrowmagazine.com/nancy-marks/

 

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

http://now.tufts.edu/articles/hidden-talents-what-remains-behind

 

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

http://jamaicaplaingazette.com/2013/05/10/jp-artist-creates-poster-to-aid-bombing-victims

 

“The Stroll”, (image/exhibition announcement) http://provincetownmagazine.net/pmag:28

 

“Revolver Artist-Nancy Marks”, UFORGE Gallery, Boston May 10, 2012   http://www.uforgegallery.com/2012/05/revolver-artist-nancy-marks/

 

James Morgan, “JP Artists Exhibit at the State House”, Jamaica Plain Patch, May 22, 2011  http://jamaicaplain.patch.com/articles/jamaica-plain-artists-association-exhibits-at-state-house

 

“Art Opening: Street Spirit/City Blues”, Jamaica Plain Patch,  March 20, 2011 http://jamaicaplain.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/ev--art-opening-street-spiritcity-blues

 

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) http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/emily-amp-nates-109413