Artist Resume

Segaloff

RUTH T. SEGALOFF

Stories in Collage & Mixed Media 350 Lexington St., Watertown, MA 02472; 617-924-7263 Ruth.segaloff@gmail.com; www.ruthsegaloff.com  

Publication:  ART OF THE STORY by Ruth T. Segaloff with ZsuZsanna Donnell, 2012 (http://www.blurb.com)

   Publication: CAMBRIDGE ART ASSOCIATION Blog: “Ruth T. Segaloff, CAA Artist of the Week,” May 20, 2015; cambridgeart.org/blog 

   SOLO, DUO, SMALL GROUP & INVITATIONAL EXHIBITS

LEST WE FORGET 2013

Unbound Visual Arts, Inc. (“Temptation of the Mind and Body”) Invitational Show, Crossing Gallery @ the Harvard Portal, Brighton, MA, 2016

Cambridge Art Association (Small Wall Gallery Solo Exhibit) Curator: Cory Shea, 2015

 Galatea Fine Art Solo Show (“The Baggage We Carry and the Legacies We Leave”), September, 2014

Boston Public Library/Faneuil Branch (“Echoes from the Twentieth Century”), Solo Show curated by Ronni Komorow, 2014

Framingham Renaissance Center PopUp Show (“Transit”),  Invitational Show curated by ZsuZanna Donnell, 2013

Galatea Fine Art Solo Show (“Lest We Forget”), 2013

Cambridge Art Association Small Juried Show (“Echos of Pop in the New Millennia”), 2013

Cambridge Art Association Small Juried Show (“Reclaimed States:  From Roots to Redemption”), 2012

Pop-Up Salon at Gallery 206:  Guerrilla Art Venue (“Six Artists, Six hours, Two Days”) Curators: Paula Estey, Steven Martin & Zsuzsanna Donnell; 2011 Gallery 206 @ 206 Elm St., Amesbury

Galatea Fine Art (“Cycles of Life” with Francis Domec), 2011

Cambridge Art Association (Artist of the Week on Facebook), 2011

Brighton-Allston Heritage Museum (“Exuberance: Interpretations by Ten Contemporary Fine Artists”), Invitational Show; 2010

Newton Free Library & Discovering What’s Next: Revitalizing Retirement; Solo Show, 2009

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates/Watertown Center: Internal Medicine A; Solo Show, 2009

NESCA [Neuropsychology & Educational Services for Children & Adolescents]; Solo Show, 2009

Alchemist Lounge; Solo Show, 2008

T. Ross Kelly Family Gallery @ Watertown Free Public Library “Lest We Forget” Solo Show, 2007

Galatea Show, “CYCLES OF LIFE” with Francis Domec

I COME IN PEACE (found objects, wire, electronics.)

I COME IN PEACE

INTERNATIONAL JURIED SHOWS

Augusta Savage Gallery/UMASS Amherst (“I Breathe With You”), 2016

"The evil in this world is not done only by those who commit it, but by those who stand by and do nothing." Albert Einstein

“The evil in this world is not done only by those who commit it, but by those who stand by and do nothing.” Albert Einstein

NATIONAL JURIED SHOWS

WCA [Women’s Caucus for Art] (“Equilibrium: Art for a Changing World”), Jurors: Beate Minkovski, dir., Woman Made Gallery; &Mary Stoppert, Artist; for Online Gallery & Catalogue Exhibition; 2014

WCA [Women’s Caucus for Art] (“Stories We Tell”) Juror: Jessica Porter of Porter Contemporary;  for Online Catalogue of Exhibit, beginning September 3, 2013

UniteWomen.Org-Equality for all (Women’s Rights: An Artist’s Perspective)’ Jurors: Karen Teegarden, CEO/President, et al; Karen Gutfreund, Curator, VP and National Exhibitions Director WCA; for Online Gallery Exhibition; May 5 to August 5, 2013

Maryland Federation of Art National Juried Exhibition (“The Eye of the Beholder: Fine Art of the Found Object”), Juror: Adah Rose Bitterbaum, Adah Rose Gallery; Annapolis, MD; May 31 to June 22, 2013

Jewish Women Artist’s Network (The JWAN National Juried Exhibition: Sanctuaries in Time @ The Columbia/Barnard University Kraft Center for Jewish Life) juror: Maya Balakirsky Katz, PhD., Assoc. Professor, Art History, Touro College; 2011

Attleboro Arts Museum (National juried show, “Out of the Blue,” in celebration of its 85 anniversary), Juror: Jennifer Wood-Patrick, Founder, Art Advisory/Boston LLC; 2007

The Salem Art Association’s inaugural juried exhibition of national and international artists influenced by Joseph Cornell (“Ode to Cornell: What Would Joseph Do?”) Juror: Lynda Roscoe Hartigan,  international authority on Cornell, Peabody Essex Museum Chief Curator [coinciding with P.E.M. Exhibit, Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination.], 2007

 

 

GRATITUDE "Sanctuary" Show" in New York City

GRATITUDE: Sanctuary” Show, New York City

SPECIAL ART PROJECT August, 2015-June, 2016

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KB40 SUNDAY SCHOOL BANNER PROJECT

Year-Long Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Congregation Kahal B’raira, Humanistic Jewish Temple in Cambridge: Program Creator/Coordinator/Contributing Artist to the Time Capsule Project: Using Mixed Media Art for storytelling: Capturing our past through art, celebrating in the present; imagining the future

I Created the KB 40th Anniversary Time Capsule now sealed for 10 years: Collected historic documents, books written by the founder of Humanistic Judaism and others, and selected Bar and Bat Mitzvah services from different time periods; Collected hard copies of KB Website Information, including all religious services, holiday celebrations, photographic records, etc., documenting our 40 year journey; Assembled KB branded items; Created the KB 40 Stories Booth and conducted interviews with current KB family members and historic contributors; Designed and led the KB 40 Sunday School Banner Project in commemoration of anniversary (too large for Time Capsule but now displayed at major programs through out the year);

 

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KB40 STORIES BOOTH

 OTHER SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

The Brush Art Gallery (“Annual Brush Art Gallery Members Exhibit”) Juror: Nick Capasso, Fitchburg Art Museum Director; 22 years former senior curator, DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum; Lowell

Boston Public Library, Faneuil & Brighton Branches (“10th Annual Beyond the Book Exhibit”) Juror: Laura Montgomery, director, Bunker Hill Community College; Faneuil & Brighton branch libraries

Ink Block Building/Galatea Fine Art (“Metamorphosis”) Curator: Diane Novetsky; Ink Block Bldg Gallery; SOWA Boston

Unbound Visual Arts, Inc., (“Freedom”) Curator: John Quatrale; Honan-Allston Library Art Gallery; Allston, MA 

2015

NAVE Gallery (“RECLAMATION: Emerging Female Artists”) Jurors: Yosra Emamizadeh, Vanessa Marcoux, Cory Munro Shea; Somerville, MA

Maud Morgan Arts Chandler Gallery (“Images of Grief & Healing”) Jurors: Emily Newmann, expressive arts therapist; Deborah Putnoia, art educator; Cambridge, MA

NAVE Gallery (“HackCycle” celebrates recycled art if the 21st Century) Curator: Melissa Glick, Artist & Teacher; Somerville, MA

Whistler House Museum of Art (“Pursuing Justice Through Art: 2015; A Multi-cultural Genocide Exhibition & Symposium”) President/Curator: Sara Bogosian; Lowell, MA

Violence Transformed: Celebrating the Transformative Power of Art (“Art Speaks Power to Truth”) Juror/Curator: Hope Ricciardi; Cambridge, MA;

Violence Transformed: Celebrating the Transformative Power of Art (“MA Statehouse Exhibit with Curated Columns & Digital Display”) Curators: Jonathan Shirland with VT 2015 Curatorial Team; Boston Statehouse, MA

Violence Transformed 2015 (“Migrations,” Resnikoff Gallery, Roxbury Community College) Curators: Gail Bos & Ruth Rosner 

2014

Cambridge Art Association (“Platinum”), Cambridge, MA

Unbound Visual Arts, Inc. (“Epic” Exhibition), Curator: Sasha Goldman, PhD candidate in Art History @ B.U.; Allston/Brighton, MA

Belmont Gallery of Art (“Animals in Art”), Jurors: BGA Curatorial Committee & Veterinarian; Belmont, MA

Danforth Art Museum\School (Annual Juried Exhibitions 2014:  “Community of Artists”), Juror: Katherine French, Executive Director, Danforth Art; Framingham, MA

Cambridge Art Association (“ReXfused: No Longer the Walk of Shame”) Member Selections, Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Art Association (“Mirrors/Windows”); Juror: Dana Salvo, co-owner, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA; Cambridge, MA

2013

Cambridge Art Association (“RE-CYCLE”), Juror: Susan Nielson;  Cambridge, MA

Violence Transformed 2013 (“Discovering the Transformative Power of Art,” Doric Hall, Massachusetts Statehouse) Gail Bos, Curator; Boston, MA

Whistler House Museum of Art, Genocide Symposium (“Pursuing Justice Through Art”), Sara Bogosian, President, Curator; Salem, MA

2012

WCA/NH [Women’s Caucus for Art/New Hampshire Region] (“Add Women and Stir”); Juror: Sarah Chaffee, Gallery Director, McGowan Fine Art; Concord, NH

Galatea Fine Art (“3rd Annual Juried Exhibition:  New England Collective III”); Jurors: Robert Moeller, Painter & Writer (Art New England, Artnet, AfterImage, etc.) & Christina Lacoste, art critic/writer for DigBoston; Boston (SOWA), MA

Fountain Street Fine Art (“Internal Combustion”), Juror:  Carroll & Sons Gallery Director, Joseph Carroll; Framingham, MA

Zullo Gallery Center for the Arts (“Outwitting History”), Curator:  William Pope, Gallery Director; Medfield, MA

2011

Cambridge Art Association (“Red:  It’s more than a color….) Juror: Howard Yezerski; Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Art Association (“…My Lamp to Light You on Your Way”), Juror: Dina Deitsch, Assoc.Curator of Contemporary Art, DeCordova Museum; Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Art Association (“Media, Materials & Meaning,”), Juror: Marjorie Kaye, Director of Galatea Fine Art, Boston; Cambridge, MA

LynnArts (“Bump!”), Juror: Stephanie Walker, owner, Walker Contemporary; Lynn, MA

Fountain Street Fine Art (“Industrial Strength”), Juror: Howard Yezerski, owner, Howard Yezerski Gallery; Framingham, MA

Galatea Fine Art (“The New England Collective II: Second Annual Juried Exhibition”) Juror: Joanne Mattera: (“The Art of Encaustic Painting“), Artist, Faculty, MassArt; Boston, MA

2010

Cambridge Art Association (Journeys: Voyages of the Body, Mind and Soul”) Juror: James Hull, Independent Curator/Artist/Educator: Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Art Association (“Darkness/Light”) Juror: Ricardo Barreto, Director, UrbanArts Institute @ Mass College of Art & Design; Cambridge, MA

Violence Transformed 2010 :  Juror/Curator: Dr. John Shirland (1. Celebrating the Power of Art @ the Mass. Statehouse; 2. Poster Art: Standing for Peace & Justice @ Lesley University;  3. The Artist’s Voice: Resnikoff Gallery @ Roxbury Community College); Boston, MA

Honan-Allston Library Branch/Boston Public Library (“Beyond the Book 2010!), Juror: Stephanie Stigliano, book artist/educator; Allston, MA

Galatea Fine Art (“Collective,” First Annual Juried Exhibition), Juror: Dina Deitsch, Assistant Curator, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Garden: Boston

Cambridge Art Association (“Blue Show”), Jurors: Amy Ford & Susan P. Vrotsos, CAA  Dir., Sales & Rental: Cambridge, MA

Brush Art Gallery (Juried Members Show 2010), Juror:     ; Lowell, MA

LynnArts (“Mixed Media”), Juror: Joanne Mattera; Lynn, MA

 2009

Trinity Church/Copley Square Boston (HEARTS ALIVE: Gulf Coast Task Force Benefit Show), Curator: Rev. Michael Hamilton; Boston

Experimental Art Gallery & Studio (Small Works 2009), Curator: Elise Mankes; Lynn, MA

Danforth Museum of Art (“Off the Wall: Annual Members’ Juried Show”), Jurors: Carroll & Sons Gallery Director, Joseph Carroll, & Mass College of Art Curator, Lisa Tung; Framingham, MA

The Little Gallery Under the Stairs (“Important Things”), Curator: Jocelyn Almy-Testa, Director, Art Consultant; Lynn, MA

LynnArts  (“War & Peace: Images of Conflict & Resolution in the 21th Century”), Juror: Ken Hruby, West Point Graduate, Visual Artist, Associate Prof of Sculpture @ the School of the Museum of Fine Arts; Lynn, MA

Cambridge Art Association (“Red Show 2009″), Juror: Carl Belz, Director Emeritus, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Cambridge, MA

2008

 Andover Newton Theological School (“War, Madness and Delusion: A Juried Art Exhibit on War in the 21st Century,”), Curator: James Herbert; Newton, MA

Newton Art Association (59th Annual Awards Show at the Newton Free Library); Newton, MA

2006-2007

The New England School of Art and Design @ Suffolk University (“Ozspirations: New Art Inspired by the Wizard of Oz”), Jurors: Interim Gallery Director, James Manning & Professor of Graphic Arts, Jennifer Futile; Boston

119 Gallery (Shows: “I Had the Strangest Dream;” and “Creative Fervor”), Curators: Mary Ann Kearns & Walter Wright; Lowell, MA

Gallery 181 (Show:  “Honoring Memory: Recalling 9/11 and Other Travesties of Humanity”), Curator: Marjorie Kaye; Lawrence, MA

Lynn Arts (“Volume: On and Off the Wall”), Juror:   ; Lynn, MA

Wengren Room/DeCordova Museum (“The Spirit of Collage”), Curator: Sally Santosusso; Lincoln, MA

ARTS & EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY RELATED MEMBERSHIPS

ART OPENS MINDSART OPENS MINDS

Americans for the Arts; 

Arlington Center for the Arts;

Arsenal Center for the Arts;

Brush Gallery;

Cambridge Art Association (Juried membership);

Danforth Museum of Art;

DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park;

Fuller Craft Museum;

Galatea Fine Art (gallery representation);

International Expressive Arts Therapy Association;

NOAH (National Organization for Arts in Health);

Peabody-Essex Museum (P.E.M.);

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian;

Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

Women’s Caucus for Art;

RELATED EXPRESSIVE ARTS  ACTIVITIES

Medicine Wheel Productions: Artist/Mentor;

 Girls, Inc., of Lynn: Writing Mentor; 

Portis House (Shelter for Women in Recovery & their children): Artist Mentor; 

South Middlesex Correctional Facility: Therapeutic Arts Journal Writing Program: creator/facilitator (through Americorps Senior Corps program, S.O.A.R. 55) 5 1/2 years

"HAVE YOU BEEN TO JAIL FOR JUSTICE?"; Collage/Mixed Media; 22X22;

“HAVE YOU BEEN TO JAIL FOR JUSTICE?”

 

ARTS/EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY EDUCATION:  Courses, Classes, Workshops

Boston University School of Social Work Professional Education;

Museum School of the Danforth Museum of Art;

Eliot School of Fine Arts;

Lesley University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences;

Continuing Education Mass School of Professional Psychology;

Museum School of the DeCordova Museum;

School of the Museum of Fine Arts;

New Art Center; 

Snow Farm: New England Crafts Program;

Plus Various Conferences & Workshops sponsored by the Society for the Arts in Healthcare (now, NOAH)

TIKKUM OLAM Repairing the World

TIKKUM OLAM: REPAIRING THE WORLD

 

EDUCATION & Non-Arts Related Experience

University of Wisconsin: 1962-1964

Washington University in St. Louis: 1964-1966, Bachelor of Arts

VISTA Volunteer: Nez Perce Indian Reservation: Sept. 1966-Aug. 1967

Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work: 1967-1969, MSW

Boston Children’s Services: Clinician, Supervisor (1969-1979)

Certificate in Gestalt Therapy: 1979

Private Practice as Forensic Social Worker: 1980-2008 (Suffolk, Norfolk and Middlesex Juvenile Courts; Suffolk and Middlesex Probate Courts)