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Curriculum Vitae

Deborah Coolidge

dbcoolman@comcast.net

 

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Education

1978-80 MFA Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

1974-77 BFA Ceramics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

 

Employment

1981-present Rhode Island School of Design, Foundation Studies, Senior Critic, 3D.

1992 Artist in Residence, University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth, MA.

1986 Visiting Critic, Graduate Program, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA.

1983-4 Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts/Amherst MA.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Delicate Armour, Ilgenfritz Gallery, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI.

2012 Arborglyphs, Hunt Cavanagh Gallery, Providence College, Providence, RI.

2008 5 Traverse Gallery, Providence, RI.

2007 RISD/Works, Providence, RI.

1998 Dartmouth Gallery, Dartmouth, MA.

1996 New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA.

1984 Helen Shlien Gallery, Boston, MA.

 

Selected Exhibitions

2012 Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA.

2011 Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, MA.

2011 Chace Center at the RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

2011 Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI, Work from Nature.

2011 Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA.

2009 Gallery at Meditech, Fall River, MA.

2009 Chace Center at the RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

2007 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

2006 New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA, Inviting Response.

2005RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

2005 Rogers Gallery, Mattapoisett, MA, Women in the Arts.

2003RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

2001 Rhode Island Foundation Gallery, Providence, RI, Edge of the Map.

2001RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

2000 Little Compton Gallery, Little Compton, RI.

1999 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1997 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1997 Margo Jacobsen Gallery, Portland, OR.

1997 New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA.

1996 Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI.

1995 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1995 Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI.

1995 Dartmouth Gallery, Dartmouth, MA.

1993 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1993 Rancho Santiago College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA, Spirits and Perception.

1993 New Bedford Women’s Center, Dartmouth, MA, Women in the Arts.

1993 Greenwich House Pottery, New York, N.Y, Artists on Their Own.

1993 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Marathon House Cup Show.

1992 Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

1992 Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI, Clay Art of the Region.

1991 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1989 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1987 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1985 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1985 Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA, Southern Exposure.

1985 Worcester Craft Center, Worcester MA. Crafts of the Commonwealth.

1983 RISD Museum, Providence, RI, Faculty Biennial.

1983 Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, MA, Eleven Alumni.

 

Lectures/Workshops

2014 Newport art  museum, lecture march.

2014 Newport tree society lecture april.

2009 Our Sisters School, New Bedford, MA. Workshop.

2008 Project Hope at RISD, Hope High, Providence, RI.

2000 University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth, MA., Drawing Class.

1999 Landscape Architecture Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Summer Program.

1999 Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.

1999 Art and Design Academy, Bratislava, Slovakia, Artist in Residence.

1997 University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth, Ceramics Program, MA, Artist in Residence.

1996 New Bedford Art Museum, University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth, Graduate Seminar.

 

Grants/Awards

2009-2010 Sabbatical.

2007 Faculty Development Grant, RISD, Development of new work.

1999 Rhode Island School of Design, Travel/Teaching Grant, Bratislava Arts and

Design College, Bratislava, Slovakia.

1998 Massachusetts Arts Council Grant.

1998Faculty Development Grant, RISD Travel to Italy, Italian Renaissance Gardens.

1997 Finalist, Frazier Excellence in Teaching Award, Rhode Island School of Design.

1994 Faculty Development Grant, Rhode Island School of Design, Funds for Exhibition.

1988 Massachusetts Arts Council Grant.

 

Publications

2014 Providence Journal, February.

2012 Providence Journal, September.

2005 RISD Catalog, Student work, Providence, RI.

2000 RISD Catalog Student Work, Providence RI.

1998 Healing Art, RISD Views, Providence, RI.

1995 New Bedford Standard Times, October.

1992 New Art New Bedford, Art New England, September Publication.

1991 Studio Potter Magazine, December Publication.

 

Research

2009 Newfoundland – Icebergs.

2008 Lake District England – Forests.

2006 Tanzania – Hut forms.