CATHERINE SCALA

Lives and works in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Instagram: @catherinescala

 

 

EDUCATION:

           

2008                 MFA in Visual Arts, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, MA

1987                 BA, Clark University, Worcester, MA

 

EXHIBITIONS:

                                   

2018                 Dialogues: Medium and Materiality, New Arts Center, Newton, MA - Upcoming

                         ArtPM, Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

                         Shift Register, Foundation Art Space, Exeter, NH

2017                 Button Factory Open Studios, Portsmouth, NH

                         Artists of the Button Factory, Portsmouth Music and Arts Center, Portsmouth, NH

2016                 On the Map, Juror: Christopher French, 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH

                         Artist Advancement Grant Reception, Portsmouth Discovery Center, Portsmouth, NH

2015                 Solo Exhibition, Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

2013                 Five Years of Synergy Good Question Gallery @ Skylight Gallery, New York, NY

2012                 Make More 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH

                        10th Annual Minumental Exhibition Amherst Street Gallery, Manchester, NH

                         ArtPM Challenge Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

2011                 Solo Exhibition: Shaping Up, Good Question Gallery, Augusta, NJ

                         Bilhartz, Scala, Kaemmer William Scott Gallery, Boston, MA

                         Art Chain Samson Projects, Boston, MA

                         MFA Connects Hargate Gallery, St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH

                         MFA Connects FourthWall Projects, Boston, MA

                         ArtPM Challenge Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

2010                 New Hampshire Institute of Art Faculty Exhibition Amherst Street Gallery, Manchester, NH

                         Drawn to It:  The Art of Drawing, Amherst Street Gallery, Manchester, NH

                         Four in February The Press Room, Portsmouth, NH

                         ArtPM Challenge Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

2009                 Collective Expressions 200 Wales Street Gallery, Abington, MA

                         2009 National Juried Competition Juror: Patterson Sims, First Street Gallery, New York, NY

                         52nd Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art Juror: Denise Bibro, Strohl Art

                         Center, Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

                         Abridged/Abstract: A National Juried Exhibition of Small Works Juror: Sarah Walker,

                         Good Question Gallery, Milford, PA

                         The 5th Annual National Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Competition Palm Beach

                         Community College, Lake Worth, FL

                         The 20th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition   Juror: Allegra Marquart,

                         College of Notre Dame of Maryland

2008                 Enormous Tiny Art Show IV  Nahcotta, Portsmouth, NH

                         Seacoast Redefined  Ello Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

                         Boston Young Contemporaries  Jurors: Jackie Gendel, Tom McGrath, and Roger White

                         808 Gallery, Boston, MA,

                         Art Institute of Boston MFA in Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition  Boston, MA

2004                 La Vie Bohéme, Dover, NH

2003                 Family Tree Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

2002                 Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

1993-98            Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

1987                 Impact Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

                         Clark University Art Gallery, Worcester, MA

                         Little Center Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA

 

TEACHING AND SPEAKING:

 

2010-Present    Adjunct Professor, Media Culture, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT  

2009-Present    Adjunct Professor, Communication Technologies, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

2010-2012        Adjunct Professor, Painting, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH 

2010-11            Adjunct Professor, Professional Development, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH 2010                   

                         Invited Artist Representative, Strategic Planning Committee, PMAC, Portsmouth, NH

2009                 Invited Speaker, The Cult of Personality, The Art Institute of Boston

2008                 Visiting Artist Critic, MFA Graduate Residency, The Art Institute of Boston

 

PRESS/GRANTS/AWARDS:

 

2018                 Featured in Terry Greene's "Just Another Painter" blog

2016                 Finalist Piscataqua Region Artist Advancement Grant, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

2013                 Featured artist on New Hampshire Public Radio’s, Giving Matters. 

                         Seacoast Media Group Spotlight Award in Drawing nominee.

                         Featured artist in Jeanné McCartin’s, “Focus on the Abstract: Paintings by Catherine Scala                              

                         at 3S Artspace.” Portsmouth Herald.  January 5, 2013.

2009                 Purchase Award, 20th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition,

                         College of Notre Dame of Maryland

2008                 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Nominee (Painting), The Art Institute of Boston

 

COLLECTIONS:   

 

                        College of Notre Dame, MD                   

                        Dr. Carolyn Pytte, Redding, CT

                        Imhoff Consulting Project: Compliance Services, Portsmouth, NH

 

 

 

CATHERINE SCALA