Joyce Audy Zarins. Creation as a Profession
Joyce Audy Zarins: Creaion as a Profession                                            
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Solo:
2002 / 03 Twenty Holgas, photographs, office of Mayor David Hildt, Amesbury, MA.
2000Sculpture at 125 Summer St, Boston. Curated by Creiger-Dane Gallery.
1999Pentucket Arts Center, Haverhill, MA.
1994McQuade Gallery, Merrimack College, No Andover, MA.

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2 Person and Group:
2006 - 08

Brock Commons Outdoor Sculpture Program, Longwood University, Farmville, VA. Invitational.

2006 - 08

6th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland/Winterhaven, FL. Jack Becker, Forcast, juror.

2006

Sculpture at U Mass, Boston New England Sculptor’s Association Exhibit, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA.

2006

New England Sculptor’s Association Exhibit, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA.

2006

Micro-Monumental, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, D.C. Juror: Kristen Hileman, Assistant Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

2006

Micro-Monumental, Xavier University Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

2006

Invited New England Sculptors, The Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME.

2006

Outdoor Invitational Sculpture Exhibit, Millbrook Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH.

2006

SOWA Artwalk, 500 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA. Invitational.

2006

Rhode Island Housing Authority Art Windows, Providence, RI. Elizabeth Keithline, curator.

2005 / 06

Ourchitecture, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI. Elizabeth Keithline, curator.

2005 / 06 Artecology, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY. Residency.
2003 - 06 Wandell Sculpture Garden, Meadowbrook Park, Urbana, IL.
2005 Touchstones, Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME June LaCombe, curator
2005 Invited New England Sculptors 2005, The Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME. Invitational.
2005 Maudslay Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA. Open Air Arts.
2005 SOWA Artwalk, 500 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA. Invitational.
2005 Small Works, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
2005 Va Va Va Vomb: Victory, Vaginas and Valentines, Newburyport, MA. Benefit for Women’s Crisis Center.
2004 Sculpture for This Animate Earth. June LaCombe/SCULPTURE. Pownal, Maine. Invitational.
2004 Maudslay Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA. Open Air Arts.
2004 Mail-Stamp-Art-Project Europe 2003+, invitational, Czech Republic.
2004 Va Va Va Vomb Benefit Art Exhibition. Juried. At Amesbury Artworks, to benefit The Women's Crisis Center, Newburyport, MA.
2003 / 04 Abstraction, Sheraton Ferncroft, Danvers, MA. Invitational.
2003 World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition, New York City.
2003Navy Pier Walk, Chicago 3D, Chicago, IL. Juror: David Pagel, Los Angeles.
2003Navy Pier Walk Maquette Exhibit, Gallery 37, Chicago, IL.
2003Maudslay Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA. Open Air Arts.
2003Sculpture, The Multiform Art, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA. Curator: Dore Van Dyke.
2003Maudslay Retrospective, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA. Curator: J.A.Z.
2002 / 03 Compound Elements, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA.
2002 / 03 New England Sculptor’s Association Exhibition 2002, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA. Juror: Mark Hruby.
2002Active Stance outdoor sculpture exhibit, Millyard, Amesbury, MA. Juried. Amesbury Artists’ Network.
2002Invited New England Sculptors, Ogunquit Arts Collaborative Gallery, Ogunquit, ME. Invitational.
2002Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Millbrook Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH. Juror: Katherine W. Hart, Curator, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH.
2002Danvers 250th Anniversary Sculpture Exhibit, Danvers, MA. Barn Workshop Invitational.
2002Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay, Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA. Open Air Arts.
2002Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture 2002, Moses-Kent House Museum, Exeter, NH. Invitational.
2002Sculpture in the Commons, Pentucket Arts Center, Haverhill, MA. Invitational. Best of Show award.
2002NAA Winter Juried I, Newburyport, MA. Juror: Jennifer Moses, MFA Painting, Indiana Univ.
2002NAA Winter Juried II, Newburyport, MA. Juror: Christopher Gowell, sculptor. Honorable Mention.
2002Women’s Work, Pentucket Arts Center, Haverhill, MA. Invitational.
2002Places of the Heart: Personal Landscapes, LynnArts Building, Lynn MA. Women’s Caucus for Art.
2001The Abstracted Image, Women’s Caucus for Art Juried Exhibit, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA. Juror: Elaine Bravos Geist, Director, Bravos Art Gallery.
2001Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Millbrook Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH. Juror: Philip Andrew Spahr, Curator, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH.
20013rd Annual National Small Works Exhibition, Gallery on the Green, Canton CT. Juror: Richard Klein, Assistant Director, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT.
2001Counterpoint, Imagine Studios, Amesbury, MA, two person show with Kai Vlahos.
2001NAA Winter Juried II, Newburyport, MA. Juror: Chris Enos, photographer.
2001Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture 2001, Moses-Kent House Museum, Exeter, NH. Invitational.
2001Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay, Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA. Open Air Arts.
2000Sculpture in the Commons. Haverhill, MA Arts Commission. Invitational.
2000Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay. Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA.
2000Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture 2000. Moses-Kent House Museum, Exeter, NH. Invitational.
2000Sanctuary. Maurine and Robert Rothschild Gallery, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Cambridge, MA. Women’s Caucus for Art.
2000Lone Piper Gallery, Rowley, MA. two person show with Paula Estey, painter.
2000Newburyport Art Association, Newburyport, MA. two person show with Audrey Bechler.
2000The Art of Nature. Amesbury Cultural Council, Lowell’s Boat Shop. Amesbury, MA.
200020th Annual Exhibition and Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Juried.
1999Lone Piper Gallery: Inaugural Exhibit, Rowley, MA.
1999Stone, Bone, Feather Fest. Imagine Studios, Lake Gardner, Amesbury, MA.
1999Art at Maudslay: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA.
1999Our Own 2, Sponsored by the Merrimac Cultural Council, Merrimac, MA.
199919th Annual Exhibition and Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Juried.
1998Carol Cohen Memorial Exhibit, The Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA. Juried.
1998Art at Maudslay: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit. Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA
1998Our Own. Merrimac Cultural Council, Merrimac, MA.
1997 / 98 Art at the Prudential Center, Prudential Center Exhibit Space, Boston. Curated by Creiger-Dane Gallery.
1997Fusion, Harbor Art Gallery, U MA Boston. Juried. Women's Caucus for Art.
1997Two Artists, Piper Gallery, Lexington, MA.
1997Parker River Festival - Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit Olde Towne Hill, Newbury, Ma.
1997Group Exhibit, Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
1997Black, White and Shades of Grey, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA. Juror: Carl Belz, Director, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University.
199616th Annual Exhibition and Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Juried.
1994Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA, two person show with Flynn Donovan.
199313th Annual Exhibition and Sale. School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Juried.
1993The Creative Link: A Multi-Art Expression of Parent and Child. Lawrence Heritage State Park

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Education:
1996 BFA School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.
1994 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
1968 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA.

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Awards:
2005

2005 Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY. Residency.

2004 The Johnson Award - "Recognition of Excellence in and Contribution to Visual Arts in Greater Newburyport.” Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA.
2002 Best of Show Award. Sculpture in the Commons, Pentucket Arts Center, Haverhill, MA.
2002

Honorable Mention. NAA Winter Juried II, Newburyport, MA. Juror: Christopher Gowell, sculptor.

 

Representation:

Art Advisory/BOSTON. Boston, MA
Gallery at the Square, Amesbury, MA

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Grants:
FY 2004 NEWBURYPORT CULTURAL COUNCIL, an agency of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Coordinator and grant writer for the Somerby's Landing Sculpture Park.
FY 2003 NEWBURYPORT INSTITUTION FOR SAVINGS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION, INC. Coordinator and grant writer for the Somerby's Landing Sculpture Park.
FY 2002 AMESBURY CULTURAL COUNCIL, an agency of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Organizer & grant writer for Active Stance. Through the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
FY 2000 HAVERHILL COUNCIL ON THE ARTS. Purchase of a sculpture for the City of Haverhill, through a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
FY 1995 NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS/ NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. Funding for Global Forces Spiral, a three day program involving a site-specific installation at the Seacoast Science Center, Rye, NH. A conceptual representation of global ocean currents turning right north of the Equator and left south of the Equator, depicted sculpturally as two mirror image spirals separated by a line.

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Art Organizations:

International Sculpture Center

Moderator, International Sculpture Center: ISC Online Forum for Sculptors, JAZ 2004 - present

Somerby’s Landing Sculpture Park, Newburyport, MA, Coordinator, 2003-2005
New England Sculptor’s Association
Women’s Caucus for Art
Amesbury Artists Network, Secretary, founding member 2001-2005

Firehouse Center for the Arts Visual Arts Committee 2000-2005

Merrimac Cultural Council, Treasurer, Chairperson 1998-2000 and member for 12 years

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Publications:

Catalogue, Sixth Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition a joint project of the Polk Museum of Art and the Cities of Lakeland and Winter Haven, FL, 2006.

Catalogue, Artecology, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY, 2006

Catalogue, Navy Pier Walk, 2003.
Catalogues: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibits at Maudslay, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003.
Cover:Atlantic Coastal Kayaker magazine, April 1997- Aerial photo of Global Forces Spiral.
Catalogue: Parker River Festival - Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, 1997.

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Television:
Featured Speaker, Starving Artists' Dinner, Wild Bites, Amesbury, MA. Aired on Amesbury Adelphia Cable. 2002.
New Hampshire Public Television’s New Hampshire Outlook. Interviewed as artist in the Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture 2001 exhibit at Moses-Kent House Museum.
Newburyport Cable television’s Greater Newburyport Underground half hour coverage of the 9/11 Pictogram Project, interviewed along with Jim Zingarelli.

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Video:
Meanders. Ron Jones, videographer, 2000. About my Meanders installation at Maudslay.
Balance. Ron Jones, videographer, 2002. About Maudslay Outdoor Sculpture Show.

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Collections:
Works in private collections in Vermont, Massachusetts, California, Arizona, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Georgia, California, Maryland, Maine, Iceland and Spain.

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Articles by:

2005 Viewing the Gates. Daily News, Newburyport, MA. February 25, 2005.

There/here/there: a widening cycle. Feature article accompanied by photographs by Egils Zarins. Art New England, Boston, MA. June/July 2002.
Art, Emotion & 9/11. Full page article, including color images of my student’s work. Amesbury News, Amesbury, MA. September 6, 2002, Arts Plus.
Between artist and viewer: controversy and public art. PortFolio magazine, Amesbury, MA. September, 2003.
Art that Rewards. PortFolio magazine, Amesbury, MA. Spring, 2004.

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Articles about:

Thinking Small Has Diminishing Returns. Michael O’Sullivan. The Washington Post, Friday, May 5, 2006, page WE41. Specific positive mention.

Home is where… : ”Ourchitecture” at the Newport Art Museum. Bill Rodrigues. The Providence Phoenix, Providence, RI. December 16-22, 2005. Review of group show, specific mention of my work.

Hidden Layers, Sonya Vartabedian, The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. June 10, 2004

Out on a Limb. Gage Cogswell, Merrimack River Current. June 11, 2004. Article and photos of my “White Pine Dripline” installation at Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA.

Member Profile: Joyce Audy Zarins, New England Sculptor’s Association newsletter, summer 2003

Art Ashore!: Sculpture garden grows on Newburyport waterfront. Sonya Vartabedian. The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. October 13, 2003. Article about a new sculpture park that I coordinated.
Insider’s Tip. Wendy Killeen. The Boston Sunday Globe, Boston, MA. January 5, 2003. Article and photo about Maudslay Outdoor Sculpture retrospective exhibit at the Firehouse Center for the Arts, which I curated.
Indoor Installation: Maudslay’s spring outdoor sculpture show heads inside Firehouse. The Daily News, Newburyport. Portwatch Weekender, January 9, 2003. Article and three color photographs about the exhibit.
Better than steel magnolias. Merrill Kaitz. Amesbury News, Amesbury, MA. October 18, 2002. Full article with photos covering my work in several media.
Insider’s Tip: Outdoor Art. Wendy Killeen. The Boston Sunday Globe, Boston, MA. September 22, 2002. Article about Active Stance exhibit.
Magic at the Millyard:Uplifting sculpture on exhibit through Nov. 15. Merrill Kaitz. The Amesbury News, Amesbury, MA. September 27, 2002. Full page article on Active Stance exhibit with color photo of “Maple Footprint en Pointe”.
Moving Images: September 11 Pictogram Project seeks to offer expressions of hope and aid to victims. Sonya Vartabedian, August 26, 2002.
A loft of their own. Matt Davis. The Amesbury News, Amesbury, MA. February 8, 2002. Photo of sculpture and text about Zarins and Amesbury Artists’ Network efforts at building purchase.
Arts Council wants works out in plain view. Dan Hackett. The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. August 24, 2001. Photo and article about Joyce Audy Zarins and David Raymond, finalists for ACC public art purchase.
Writer-turned-sculptor puts twist on metal. Camille Ducey. Lawrence Eagle Tribune, Lawrence, MA. July 27, 2001. Page 27, photo and article in Where We Live: the artists among us, a 44 page pull-out section.
An Artwork Network: Amesbury craftsmen seek to unite creative community. Sonja Vartabedian. The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. July 13, 2001. Color photos and three-quarter page Portwatch article about Rentable Studio Event and and Network organized by Zarins and four others.
Growing Sculpture: Millbrook Gallery show reflects popularity of contemporary work. Christine Hamm. Concord Monitor, Concord, NH. July 12, 2001. color photo of “Kinetic Forces Cycle”.
Two artists, two visions at Imagine. The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. April 19, 2001. Photo and article about the exhibit of work by Joyce Audy Zarins and Kai Vlahos.
Ways of seeing. Gage Cogswell. Merrimack River Current, Amesbury, MA. April 20, 2001. Photo and article about Imagine Studios exhibit of work by Joyce Audy Zarins and Kai Vlahos.
No. Hampton artist is curator of Exeter show. Knapp presents contemporary sculpture exhibit. Steve Jusseaume. Hampton Herald, Hampton, NH. August 13, 2000. Photo of “Antipodal Voices”.
Art indoors and out. Sonja Vartabedian. The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. June 8, 2000. Photo and description of “Meanders” in article about Maudslay Outdoor Sculpture exhibit.
Beyond Amesbury: organizers, artists hope to make annual Studio Tour a regional event. Dan Hackett. The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. December 1, 2000. Photo, text.
Metal sculptures team with paintings in shows. The Daily News, Newburyport, MA. September 7, 2001. Reviews of Zarins and Estey at Lone Piper Gallery and Zarins and Bechler at Newburyport Art Assn.
Creating Beauty, inspiring each other. Kristy Palma. Lawrence Eagle Tribune, Lawrence, MA. September 19, 1999. About Joyce Audy Zarins, sculptor, and her son, Eric dos Santos, a pipe organ builder.

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