ADRIENNE DER MARDEROSIAN                                        
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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 
2015                                        
In Search of Truth, Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA
Belmont Cultural Council Grant Exhibition.                                             
2010                                        
New Works, Belmont Memorial Library, Belmont, M
Belmont Cultural Council Grant Exhibition.
2003                                                          
Textures of Memory, Emerson College, Boston, MA
2002                                       
One Vision/One Voice, Tufts University, Medford MA
Works on Paper, Middlesex Community College, Bedford, MA                                        

 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2019
Landed: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University, Framingham, MA (Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danforth Art Museum)             unfoldingobjects, Concord Art, Concord, MA (curated by Todd Bartel, Director of The Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA{catalogue})
 
2018/2019      
Arts Connect 2018, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, VT (curated by Nick Capasso, Director, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA)
National Collage Society Juried Online Exhibition, www.nationalcollage.com/2018.html, (curated by Gianna Commito, Associate Professor of Art, Kent State University, Kent, OH, Catherine Nash, MFA, University of Arizona, Cecil Touchon, Founding Member of 1987 Post Dogmatist Group, International Society of Assemblage and Collage Artists, Santa Fe, NM)     
 
2018                                        
Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis, UCF Gallery, Orlando, FL (catalogue)
Investigating Identity, Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI (juror: Nancy Thayer)
A House Divided, The Rouse Company Foundation Gallery, Columbia, MD (curated by Thomas Engleman, Gallery Director)
2018 National Prize Show, Cambridge Art, Cambridge, MA
(curated by Michelle Grabner, Crown Family Professor in Painting and Drawing, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Jessica Hong, Assistant Curator, ICA Boston, Boston, MA, Jamilla Jones, Curator, ICA LA, Los Angeles CA)
                                                                                         
2017-2018
Member’s Show 2017, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ (curated by Mary Birmingham, Curator, Visual Arts
Center, New Jersey, Summit, NJ)    
                                                          
2017                                        
National Collage Society Juried Exhibition 2017, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Hts, IL (jurors: Cory Peeke, Artist, David Adix, Artist, Laura Lein-Svencer, Artist   
{catalogue})
Where I Come From, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH (juror: Hans  Gindlesberger, Artist)
Blanche Ames National Juried Exhibition, Ames Mansion Museum, North Easton, MA  (juried by Theresa Ganz, Artist{catalogue})
Tell Me A Story, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles, MO (juried by Jason Bly, Artist) Arts Connect 2017, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, VT (curated by Andrea Rosen, Curator, Fleming Museum of Art, Burlington, VT {online catalogue})
Up/Rooted, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA (juror: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Artist)
 
2016             
 Home, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Trevor Martin, Director of Exhibitions/Associate Curator School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Asha Veal Brisebois, Curator)
National Collage Society Juried Exhibition, Kent State University, Kent, OH (juried by Carolyn Grosh, Associate Curator, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC, MartinBall, Artist, Miles Conrad, Director, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tuscon, AZ{catalogue})                                              
Interrupted, Ashland University, Ashland, OH (curated by Cynthia Petry, Director,Coburn Gallery at Ashland University)
Danforth Art Annual Juried Exhibition, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA (curated by Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danforth Art Museum/School{catalogue})
New England Collective VII, Galatea Gallery, Boston, MA (juried by Julie Burros, Chief of Art and Culture at City of Boston.)
Blanche Ames National Juried Exhibition, Ames Mansion Museum, North Easton, MA  (curated by Todd Bartel, Director of the Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA{catalogue})
Lips of Pride, HAYP Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia (curator: Anna Gargarian, Curator and Executive Director, HAYP Gallery)
                                           
2015                                        
Arts Connect: Juried Exhibition, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury,Vermont (curated by Katherine French, Gallery Director,
Catamount Arts {online catalogue})
Off The Wall, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA (curated by, Katherine French, Director Emerita, Danforth Art {online catalogue})
58th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY (curated by, Hrag Vartanian, Critic, Curator, Editor-in-Chief, Hyperallergic)
Art by America: A National Review of 2-D Contemporary Art, Art House, Chicago, IL (curated by, James Yood, Writer, Art Forum, Ginny Voedisch)
Arts Worcester Biennial, Aurora Gallery, Worcester, MA (curated by Susan Stoops, Independent Curator)
Kiss The Ground, Cambridge School of Weston, (curated by Todd Bartel, Director of The Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA {catalogue})
The Future of the Past: A History Ignored, Leslie University, Cambridge, MA
Celebrating the Transformative Power of Art, Doric Hall, Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA
Art Speaks Truth To Power, 100 Mass Avenue Gallery, Cambridge College, Cambridge, MA
Pursuing Justice Through Art, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA

2014-2015                               
A New Armenia, Part 1, Armenian Museum of America, Watertown, MA
(curated by Todd Bartel, Director of The Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA{catalogue})
 
2014                                        
{___+____}, {____+____}, {____+____}: A Collage Show @(SCENE),
(SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI (juried by Michelle Word, Director of Education at the Broad Art Museum, Lansing, MI)
Community Of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA (curated by Katherine French, Director, Danforth Museum {online catalogue})
 
2013                                            
New England Collective IV, Galatea Gallery, Boston,MA(Juried by Kaveh Mojtabai, Founder and Publisher of Artscope
Magazine, Brian Goslow, Managing Editor, Artscope Magazine)
Off The Wall, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA (juried by Dina Deitsch, Curator of Contemporary Art,
DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum{catalogue})
Drawing Out of Bounds, Beard & Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA (juried by Judith Tannenbaum, Curator of Contemporary Art at RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI)
Pursuing Justice Through Art, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA
 
2012
Fragile Navigation, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA (curated by Katherine French, Director, Danforth Art
Museum)
77th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA (curated by Susan Stoops, Curator of Contemporary Art, Worcester Art Museum, Dana Salvo, Owner, Clark Gallery and Jamie Coyle)
Collage at 100, Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA (curated by Todd Bartel, Director of The Thompson Gallery {catalogue}
Off The Wall, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA (juried by Cody Hartley, Curator, Director, Gifts of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA{catalogue})          
 2nd Annual Art Competition, Hammond Museum, New Salem, NY (juried by Miwako Tezuka, Associate Curator, Asia Society, Monica Ramirez-Montagut, Curator, Aldrich Museum of Art, Rocio Arando-Avarado, Curator, El Museo del Barrio)
 
2011                                           
New England Collective II, Galatea Gallery, Boston, MA (curated by Joanne Mattera, Artist, Curator, Writer)
Chain Letter Show, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
5th Annual Affairs of the Art, School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (juried by Al Minor, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA and Patty Adams)
Off The Wall, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA (juried by Susan L. Stoops, Independent Curator {catalogue})

2010
61st Annual Artists Ball, ICO Gallery, New York, New York
The Armenian Genocide – 95 Years Later, In Remembrance, University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
                                           
2007
Artist collaboration with musicians from the band, The Everyday Visuals, Paradise Club, Boston, MA
     
2005                                       
Small Works: A National Juried Art Exhibition, Attleboro, MA juried by Kristin Dodge, Independent Curator, and Paul Lam)
90th Anniversary Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, Z Gallery, Providence,RI
         
2002                                       
9th Annual Juried Show, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA (juried by David Sullivan, Director, Genovese Sullivan Gallery
Contemporary Art)
                                                          
2000
7th Annual Juried Show, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA (juried by Barbara O’Brien, Director, Monserrat Galleries,Beverly, MA
Ex Umbris Ad Lucem, Thoreau Gallery, Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH (curated by Lorettann Devlin Gascard, Curator, Thoreau Gallery)
 
1999
Art in the Round Barn, Green Mountain Cultural Center, Waitsfield, VT (juried by Bill Brauer, George Pearlman, Mary Morris)
                                                                                                                                              
1998
National Drawing 1998, College of New Jersey Art Gallery, Trenton, NJ (curated by Dot Paolo, Artist) 
 
1997
Altered Images, A Juried Exhibition of Four Artists’ Works, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Fin de Siecle, Trends of the Nineties, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA (curated by
Barbara Krakow, Director of Barbara Krakow Gallery
 
1996
Semi-Finalist, New England/New Art Talent Competition, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1994                                        
Juried Exhibition, School of The Museum of Fine Arts/Grossman Gallery, (Juried by
Gerard Bush, Freya Hansell, John Tracey)

1993
First Expressions, Boston, MA ( juried by Arthur Dion, Director , Gallery Naga, Wendy Kaplan, Eva Zervos)
Invitational Exhibition, Armenian Library & Museum, Watertown, MA
Alternate Visions, A Juried Exhibition of Five Artists’ Works, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, M
 
1992                                        
Impressions: Photography, & Prints by New England Artists, Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA (juried by Catherine
Mayes)
 
1991
Contemporary Visions: Works by 7 Belmont Arts Lottery Grant Recipients, Kendall Center For The Arts, Belmont, MA
New Members Show, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA
                                             
1990                
Photo & Graphics: Juried Exhibition, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge,MA                          
Fall Salon: Members’ Show, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge,MA                                                        
Inspired Images: Juried Exhibition, Architect’s Gallery, Warren, RI
36th Annual International Juried Art Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San
Diego, CA ( juried by Claire Falkenstein )                  
Contemporary Collage: Opening the 90’s, Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA
                    
 
AWARDS                                           
 
2018
Honorarium, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL                                                     
2017
National Collage Society Award, National Collage Society, Chicago Heights, IL
2015
Honorable Mention, Arts Connect, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, VT (Curated by Katherine French, Gallery
Director, Catamount Arts)
Massachusetts Local Cultural Council Grant, Administered by the Belmont Cultural Council       
2010                                        
Massachusetts Local Cultural Council Grant, Administered by the Belmont Cultural Council
2003                                       
Honorarium, Emerson College, Boston, MA
2001                                        
Professional Development Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Boston, MA
Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Administered by the Belmont Cultural Council, Belmont, MA
Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT                                          
2000
Award of Excellence, Essex Art Center Annual Juried Show Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA (juror: Barbara O’Brien, Director Of The Gallery & Visiting Artist Program, Monserrat College of Art)                                  
1996
Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Administered by the Belmont Cultural Council, Belmont, MA
1991                                        
Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Group Exhibition, “Contemporary Visions: Works by 7 Belmont Arts Lottery Grant
Recipients.” In collaboration with the Kendall Center For The Arts, administered by The Belmont Arts Lottery, Belmont, MA
Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Administered by the Belmont Cultural Council,
Belmont, MA
1990                                        
Honorable Mention, 36th Annual International Art Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA ( juror: Claire Falkenstein, Artist)
Best of Medium: Photography, Architects Galleries, Warren, Rhode Island
                               
                       
EDUCATION  
  
      
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Fine Arts classes, 1993-2014
Tufts University, Medford, MA 1980.
B.S. in Psychology with concentration in Fine Arts, Honors: cum laude; Dean’s List.
 
 
 
REVIEWS/PUBLICATIONS

Watson, Keri, “Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis” Catalog, Florida: University of Central Florida Art Gallery, 2018, pp. 20-25.
 
Martins, J. Fatima, “A Welcome Reopening: Greatly Missed, The Danforth Is Back,” Artscope Magazine, May/June 2019, P. 3

Becker, Erin, “National Prize Show 2018” Catalog, Massachusetts: Cambridge Art Association, 2018.
 
Katz, Marni Elyse,“ Small Works Big Impact,” Illustration, Boston Globe, Boston, MA November 11, 2017, p. B-2.

National Collage Society’s Online Exhibition Catalog, Illinois: Union Street Gallery, 2017.

“The 14th Annual Blanche Ames National Art Exhibition 2017” Catalog, Massachusetts: The Ames Mansion Museum, 2017.
 
Karen Musgrave, “Adrienne Der Marderosian,” Connections By Karen Musgrave, January 3, 2017, http://connectionsbykaren.blogspot.comAdrienne
 
National Collage Society’s Online Exhibition Catalog, Ohio: Kent State University, https://www.kent.edu/art/event/national-collage-society-32nd-annual-juried-exhibit
 
Bartel, Todd, “Kiss The Ground: A New Armenia 3,” Exhibition Catalog,
Massachusetts: Thompson Gallery, 2016.
 
“The 13TH Annual Blanche Ames National Art Exhibition 2016” Catalog,
Massachusetts: The Ames Mansion Museum, 2016.
 
Martins, J. Fatima, “An Off The Wall Community of Artists,” ArtScope
Magazine, July/August 2015, P.33.
 
McQuaid, Cate, “Armenia, Africa Stamp Their Past On Art,” Boston Globe,
May 26, 2015.
 
Bartel, Todd, “Kiss The Ground: A New Armenia 3,” Exhibition Catalog,
Massachusetts: Thompson Gallery, 2016.
 
Armenian Mirror-Spectator Commemorative Edition, Illustration, Watertown, MA, April 25, 2015, p. 9.
 
Martins, J. Fatima, “Kiss The Ground: Finding A New Armenia,” ArtScope Magazine, January/February 2015, p. 37.
 
Bartel, Todd, “Kiss the Ground-A New Armenia,” Exhibition Catalog (Cover
Art), Massachusetts: Thompson Gallery, 2015, (p.3, pp.18-21)
                                             
 “Community Of Artists” Online Exhibition Catalog, Massachusetts: Danforth Art,  2014.
 
Frank Juarez Gallery and Grey Matter Collaboration Project, “Adrienne Der
Marderosian-Boston, Massachusetts,” 365 Artists/365 Days (blog).
February 21, 2014, www.365artists365days
 
Kaye, Marjorie, “New England Collective IV,” Artist Portfolio Magazine
Online Magazine: August 12, 2013.
 
Michelman, Elizabeth, “The Wheaton Biennial: Drawing out of Bounds At Wheaton College,” Artscope Magazine Blogspot, April, 2013.
 
Bartel, Todd, foreword, “Strange Glue: Collage at 100,” Exhibition Catalog,
Massachusetts: Thompson Gallery, 2012, (p.142).
 
“Off The Wall” Online Exhibition Catalog, Massachusetts: Danforth Art Museum,
2011, 2012, 2013.
 
Continuing Ed Catalog, Massachusetts: School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Fall, 2011, P. 19, illus., Fall 2012.
                                   
College Art Association News, “Grants, Awards & Honors,” November, 2010.

College Art Association News, “Solo Exhibits by Artist Members,” November, 2010.
 
“90th Anniversary Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide of 1915,”
 Exhibition Catalog, Rhode Island, Z Gallery, 2005.
 
Richard Craven, “Ex Umbris Ad Lucem,” Art New England
December 2000 /January 2001, (p.44)
 
Rigby, Bruce, foreword. “1998 National Drawing Exhibition,”
Exhibition Catalog, New Jersey: College of New Jersey, 1998.
 
Kate Schultz, “Art Association Members Exhibit Alternate Visions,”
Cambridge Chronicle, November 1992, (p.20).
 
Meredith Fife Day, “Artists Go Public With Help Of Lottery
Funding,” Belmont Citizen Herald, September 1991, p.7B, illus) 
 
 
AFFILIATIONS
College Art Association
 
 
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA
Hammond Museum, North Salem, New York
 
 
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