Northport Studio

Northport Studio

Education 

  • Apprenticed to Lin Emery, New Orleans, Louisiana. Studied and worked on large metal, kinetic sculpture. 1976-77.
  • Apprenticed to Wolfgang Behl, Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts. Studied wood carving and metal work. 1975-76.
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. 1976.
  • Associates of Arts, Dean Junior College, Franklin, Massachusetts. 1974.

Grants/Awards

  • Pollack-Krasner Foundation, New York, New York, 1986
  • Award of Show, Glastonbury Art Guild, Glastonbury, CT
  • New Britain Museum of American Art, Transportation Award, New Britain Connecticut, 1980.

Publication

  • Maine Home + Design Art Issue 2010 p.95
  • Maine Home + Design 2010 p.65
  • Carl Little, Art New England, spotlight review, April/May 2006, p.28
  • Rebecca Goldfine, Maine Times, "Arts" feature, February 21, 2002
  • Alan Crichton, Art New England, review, April/May 2000, p.34
  • Ken Greenleaf, Maine Sunday Telegram, review "Daily Wonders," May 18, 1997, p. 3E
  • Ken Greenleaf, Maine Sunday Telegram, review "New Directions," September 10, 1995, p.7E
  • Edgar Allen Beem, Maine Art Now,  (Dog Ear Press, Gardiner, Maine), 1990;pp.256

Professional Experience 

  • Senior Preparator at Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine 2003-present
  • Art Instructor, Art Center at Kingdom Falls, Montville, Maine
  • Preparator, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine. 1993-96
  • Sculpture Faculty, Unity College, Unity, Maine. 1990-93
  • Art reviewer for the Waldo Independent, Belfast, Maine 1985-93
  • Art reviewer for the Republican Journal, Belfast, Maine 1983-85

One Person Exhibitions

2012 Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine Distilled Concrete

2011 Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, Maine

2008 Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine The Maps, Paper Circus and the Corrugated series

2007 Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine The Parent Project

2005 Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine Rethinking the Enigma 
2005 Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine The Linear Approach 
2005 Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine Monsters Ball, Bad Kids Installation

2003 Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine Linear Collage

2001 Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine Functional Disparities 
2001 Hutchinson Center, University of Maine Improv #1 (plastic wrap installation adhered to windows in lobby 10 ft. x 90 ft.) 
2001 Waldo County General Hospital, Belfast, Maine On Call (a permanent installation in wood, 8ft. x 60 ft.)2000 ICON Gallery, Brunswick, Maine Paintings and Sculpture 
2000 Hartford Art School, Hartford, Connecticut Train of Thought

Selected Exhibitions

2013: Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, ME Group show 
Betts Gallery, Belfast, ME. Group Show 
Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME. Richard Norton Exhibition 
Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME. Group show

2010: Messler Gallery, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship Contemporary Maine Wood Sculpture

2008: Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, Maine The Discerning Eye of Rose Marie Frick 
Aarhus Gallery

2007: State Capital, Augusta, Maine Maine Print Project

2006: Center for Contemporary Maine Art, Rockport, Maine Maine Printmakers: 1980-2005

2005: Colby College Museum of Art , Waterville, ME The Players Art

2004: State Capitol, Augusta, ME The Upper Coast: Mount Desert Island to Belfast

2003: Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine

2001: Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine Abstractions

2000: Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, Maine Fantasy Island 
National Theater Workshop for the Handicapped, Belfast, Maine
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine Maine in America; Contemporary Selections