Barbara Poole's Profile

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I am a native Bostonian and am currently living in Charlestown with a studio in the South End. I hold a MSAE degree from the Massachusetts College of Art and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Museum School and Tufts University. I have exhibited at the Decordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, the Arnot Museum in Elmira New York. and my work was also juried into the 56th Annual Art of the Northeast at the Silvermine Gallery in New Canaan, Connecticut, where I won the Diane Alexander Award for painting. I am a member of the Bromfield Gallery and have had five one person shows. I exhibit regularly at the AIR Gallery in New York and at the Copley Society in Boston and I am represented in Phoenix Arizona by Pauline Miller Gallery and in Qbix Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My work is in the permanent collection of the Decordova Museum in Lincoln Massachusetts, New England Bio Labs, Beverly MA, Medi-Tech ,Danvers MA and Harvard…

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  • Born on July 25
  • Joined November 3, 2008

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About

I am a native Bostonian and am currently living in Charlestown with a studio in the South End. I hold a MSAE degree from the Massachusetts College of Art and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Museum School and Tufts University. I have exhibited at the Decordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, the Arnot Museum in Elmira New York. and my work was also juried into the 56th Annual Art of the Northeast at the Silvermine Gallery in New Canaan, Connecticut, where I won the Diane Alexander Award for painting. I am a member of the Bromfield Gallery and have had five one person shows. I exhibit regularly at the AIR Gallery in New York and at the Copley Society in Boston and I am represented in Phoenix Arizona by Pauline Miller Gallery and in Qbix Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My work is in the permanent collection of the Decordova Museum in Lincoln Massachusetts, New England Bio Labs, Beverly MA, Medi-Tech ,Danvers MA and Harvard University as well as many private collections. I have been reviewed in the Boston Globe, Art New England and Arts Media regularly. I have received full fellowships to attend artists residencies at the Vermont Studio Center,in Johnston VT, The Ragdale Foundation, in Lake Forest, IL., the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Mt. St Angelo, VA. and The Centrum for Creative Arts in Port Townsend, WA and Jentel Artists Residency, Banner, WY. In 2011 two of my felt coats were Niche Award Finalists in the Surface Design Category. I show my work in the Paradise City Craft shows, Crafts Boston, and at the American Crafts Council show in Baltimore, Maryland.

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