R E S U M E            N A N C Y  N A T A L E            2 0 1 5

EDUCATION

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston - B.F.A., With Distinction, Painting Major

University of Massachusetts, Boston - B.A., English Literature Major

 

SOLO  and TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014 Arden Gallery, Boston, Mass., Reflections and Shadows

2013 Arden Gallery, Boston, Mass., The Resonance of Time

2012 R&F Handmade Paints, Kingston, New York, Of Cabbages and Queens

Bing Arts Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, Geometric Bricolage: Found
Materials 
Transformed

2011 Arden Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, New Work

2009         Artspace, Maynard, Massachusetts, Physical Geography: Explorations in

                 Rich Surfaces, Two-person show with Lynette Haggard

2007         KW Home, Easthampton, Massachusetts, Abstract Works

2006         Ktwo Noho, Northampton, Massachusetts, Oil and Encaustic Paintings

                Gallery 241, Northampton, Massachusetts, Works on Paper

2005         Ktwo Noho, Northampton, Massachusetts, Works on Paper

2004         Battelle Harding Gallery, Greenfield, Massachusetts, Oil Paintings

2003         Battelle Harding Gallery, Greenfield, Massachusetts, Mosaic Wall Art

1999         The Schoolhouse Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts

1997         Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts
Rest Area

1996         Massachusetts College of Art, Alumni Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
 - Be Prepared

NE Biolabs, Beverly, MA 

1994         The Cambridge Center Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, UrbanNATURE     

1993         The Children's Museum, Recycle Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 
Evocative Objects                         

Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, Massachusetts - Order/Disorder

1991         Brown University, Sarah Doyle Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, 
Mysteries of Life

        

SELECTED  GROUP  EXHIBITIONS

2015           dm contemporary, New York, NY, A Few Conversations About Color

                     Endicott College, Beverly, Mass., Organic to Geometric: Investigations in Structure & Surface, work featured on cover of catalog

2014  Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ, Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic

Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, Relative Geometries

Gallery X, Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, Mass., Material Consequences

2013 Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, Mass., Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic

Mt. Ida College, Newton, Mass., Exponential: 4 Artists Explore Infinity

Laconia Gallery, Boston, Mass., Elephant in the Room

2012 Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, Improbable Topographies,
Art Current Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, Pollination:
Beyond the Garden

Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, Confluence: Water and Light,   (Winner of Juror's Award)

Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, Massachusetts, The Wax Book

Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts,
Conference Presenters' Show

City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Wax Is A Verb

2011 Invitational sculpture show, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Truro, Mass.

2010         Easthampton Arts Council, Easthampton, Mass.,  Pleasant Street Industrious    

                 Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, Encaustic Invitational 5

                 Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, Massachusetts, Wax Libris II

                 Fairfield Arts Council, Fairfield, Connecticut, NEW@FAC

2009          Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery, NY, NY – A Book About Death

                  Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA – Ancient Medium, N.E.W. Terrain

                  Saco Museum, Saco, ME – Heat Stroke – Juror Katherine French

2008          River Tree Center for the Arts, Kennebunk, ME – In Flat Fields  

                  Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Gardens, Concord, NH – Wax-It ‘08

                  The Diptych Project - Whitney Art Works, Portland, Maine and
Brian Marki Gallery, Portland, Oregon

                  Second Annual Encaustic Conference at Montserrat, Beverly, Massachusetts  

                  A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY – Wish You Were Here

                  Grubbs Gallery, Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, Massachusetts
Traveling Women

                 Nashawannuck Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts – Six in Wax  
(organized by Nancy Natale)

2007          Nashawannuck Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts – Little Women

                  Galletly Gallery, New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH, NEW: Encaustic II

2005-6        Young & Constantin Gallery, Wilmington, Vermont

2005           Isolte’ Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts

2003-4        Battelle Harding Gallery, Greenfield, Massachusetts

2002           The Art Bank, Shelburne Falls, MA – Off the Bed: Quilts Not For Sleeping

2001           Ariel Jones Gallery, Turners Falls, Massachusetts

2000           Newport Library Arts Center, Newport, New Hampshire - Turning the Page:  
A Celebration of Artist Made Books

1999           Starr Gallery, Newton Center, Massachusetts - The Power to Enchant:  
Amulets & Talismans

1997           Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts - In Dialogue: New England  
Women and Photography

                  Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY - Factory Reconsidered: 
Four Artists

1996-7      University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado (and other locations), Shape-shifting: Transformations in the Art of the Book. Traveling Exhibition

1996         A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York - Second Biennial Exhibition

                Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts - 
National Competition Exhibition (Prize Winner)

1996         Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire - When Is a Book 
Not a Book – Four Artists Respond

1995-6      University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (and other locations). 
Stories from Her (Traveling Exhibition, Catalog and Website

1995         Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA - New England Biennial 3

                Salve Regina University, Newport, RI - The Spiritual in Art

                Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA - Printmaking at Brickbottom 3

                Tufts University Art Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, MA - 
Reading the Image

1994-5      Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA- Grant Award Winners
of the 
Somerville Arts Council

1994         Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Massachusetts - The Studio Show

                Rugg Road Gallery, Somerville, Massachusetts - Books as Art

 

CURATORIAL and PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015           Featured Article Editor for ProWax Journal, a quarterly online publication fot professional artists working in the medium of encaustic, prowaxjournal.com

2014 Co-Curator of Material Consequences, Gallery X, Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, Mass.

Presenter and workshop teacher at Eighth Annual Encaustic Conference,
 Provincetown, Massachusetts

2013  Workshop teacher at Seventh Annual Encaustic Conference, 
Provincetown, Massachusetts

2012 Visiting artist and workshop teacher at R&F Paints, Kingston, NY.

2011  Panelist and workshop teacher, Fifth International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Mass.

2010-15   Guest artist presenting and demonstrating encaustic painting, Materials
of Art seminar, Smith College, Northampton, MA

2009-10     Lecturer, International Encaustic Conference, Beverly and Provincetown, MA

2007-10     New England Wax, Co-Chair, Website Coordinator of website and 
Project Manager, The Diptych Project

2001-06     Ashfield Cultural Council, Secretary for three years, Chair for one

2000          The Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA - Exhibition coordinator for 
Discovering a Neighborhood: Malvern Avenue Present and Past

1998-99   Somerville Arts Council, Somerville, MA - Project Manager of Creating Eden:
                A Portrait of an American City Through Its Gardens,  exhibition and catalog
                of photographs and oral histories

1997        The Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA - Co-Organizer of Exhibition and Lecture Series:  Lifting the Veil - Remembering the Burning
of The 
Ursuline Convent 

1996         The Copley Society, Boston, Massachusetts- Guest Curator and Juror for 
Work by Women Members, in conjunction with the Women's Caucus for
Art National  Convention

1995-00    Somerville Arts Council, Grants Panelist  

1994        The Somerville Museum, Somerville, Massachusetts - Organizer of 
Exhibition and Lecture Series: Digging Up a Buried River

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2011 Artist's Resource Trust, a fund of the Berkshire Community Foundation, 
Sheffield, Mass., Individual Support Grant

1997        Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities, South Hadley,  Mass., Project 
Support for Lifting the Veil at the Somerville Museum

                 LEF Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts - Project Support for
Lifting the Veil at the Somerville Museum

1995-6     The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, New York - Grant

1995         The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York - Residency

1994         Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities, South Hadley, Mass.,
 Project Support for Digging Up a Buried River at the Somerville Museum

1994         Somerville Community Access Television, Somerville, Mass., 
“Producer of the Year"

Arts Lottery Grants from the Somerville Arts Council: 1994-1997

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES/ARTICLES

Material Consequences, catalog of the exhibition at Gallery X, Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, Mass., June 2014, 36 pp.

Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contempory Encaustic, catalog of the exhibition at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, Mass., May 18-June 23, 2013.

Gesture and Geometry in Material Exploration by Binnie Birstein and Nancy Natale, 
June 2013, 40 pp.

The Elephant in the Room - Contemporary Encaustic Works, a catalog of the exhibition at Laconia Gallery, Boston, Mass., curated by Linda Cordner and James Hull, May 30-June 30, 2013.

NANCY NATALE: The Running Stitch Series, A catalog of the series, July 2011, 20 pp., illus. 1st edition; May 2012 2nd edition

Encaustic Works 2012, published by R&F Handmade Paints, May 2012

Encaustic Arts Magazine, premier issue, June 2011, Taking An Aesthetic Leap: How I Got From Here to There, pp. 14-16, www.EAINM.com

Surface Design Journal, Affinities: Fiber and Wax, Winter 2010, Joanne Mattera, pp. 38-40
 
The Diptych Project: A Collaboration in Wax, A catalog of the project compiled by Nancy Natale, blurb.com, May 2008, 56 pp., illus.

Creating Eden: A Portrait of an American City through its Gardens, Introduction to the written portraits and first exhibition, Somerville Arts Council, Somerville, MA, 1999.

Natale, Nancy and Nancy Lusignan Schultz, Ph.D., ed., Lifting the Veil - Remembering the Burning of the Ursuline Convent, Catalogue of the Exhibition, The Somerville Museum, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1997, illus.

McCarthy, Mary and Philip Manna, Making Books by Hand, Rockport Publishers, 1997, pp. 102-103, 107, illus.

Sunday, Margaret, Shape-Shifting:  Transformations in the Art of the Book, catalog of a traveling exhibit of books from the University of Northern Colorado, 1996, pp. 23, illus.

Goldman, Natasha, "Memory and Art Making: Tracing the Rifts in Works by Women,"Stories from Her, Dina Light and Sarah E. Webb, ed., catalog of a traveling exhibition organized by Dina Light and Sarah E. Webb at the University ofRochester, 1995, pp. 6-20, illus.

 

REPRESENTATION

Arden Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, ardengallery.com

Erdreich White Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts 


COLLECTIONS

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, Massachusetts

Bingham, Dana & Gould, Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Medical Center, Shapiro Building, Boston, Massachusetts

Brigham and Womens Hospital, Shapiro Cardiovascular Building, Boston, MA

Brigham and Womens Hospital, Foxboro, Massachusetts

Capital G Bank, Hamilton, Bermuda

Comverse Network Systems, Wakefield, Massachusetts

Cushman & Wakefield, Boston, Massachusetts

Deloitte and Touche, Boston, Massachusetts

Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts

Guaymas, Rancho Mirage, California

Goodwin, Procter LLP, Washington, DC and New York, New York

Loomis Sayles & Company, Boston, Massachusetts

Manulife Financial, Boston, Massachusetts

Hotel Monaco, New Orleans, Louisiana

Meditech, Westwood, Massachusetts

National Development Corporation, Newton, Massachusetts

New England Biolabs, Beverly, Massachusetts

Natixis Global Asset Management, Boston, Massachusetts

Nutter, McClennen & Fish, Boston, Massachusetts

Shorenstein Realty, Natick, Massachusetts

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona

Sullivan & Cogliano, Waltham, Massachusetts

S. D. Warren Company, Boston, Massachusetts

Western Asset Management, London, England

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