Frances Hamilton
813 East Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
617 269-8230
Pinkmar@verizon.net
FrancesHamiltonArt.com
 
 
EDUCATION:
            Massachusetts College of Art,  M.F.A..
            Rhode Island School of Design,  M.A.T.
            Rhode Island School of Design, B.F.A., Painting.
            Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
           
TEACHING:           
Visiting Associate Professor,  Mass. College of Art, 1979-88, 1990-.
            Milton Academy Saturday School, 2008-.
            Simmons College, Drawing and Color 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013.
            New England Conservatory,  Fall 2004.
            Artist in Residence, Babson College, 2001-2004.
            Faculty Advisor, Presidential Mentor Program, Mass.College of Art 1996-9
            ANE Summer Workshop, Bennington College, Vermont, July 1997,2002.
            Boston Museum School, Watercolor and the Figure,1995-1996.
            Wellesley College- Instructor in Drawing, 1982-1983, 1986.
            New England School of Art and Design, 1977-1979.
 
HONORS:
            Visiting Artist, American Academy, Rome, March 2013, March 2017.
            Vermont Studio Center- Artist Fellowship, 2007.
            Artist Resource Trust Grant, Berkshire Taconic Foundation, 2000.
            Massachusetts Fellowship for Visual Arts, Works on Paper, 1998.
            Blanche E. Colman Award, 1994.
            Bunting Institute Finalist, 1987.
            Mass. Grant Finalist , Painting;  New Genres,  1984.
            Millay Colony for the Arts, Resident, 1982.
            NEA Grant Finalist, Artists Books, 1981, 1982.
            Mass. Grant Finalist,  Drawing and Printmaking, 1981.
            Prix de Rome Finalist, 1976.
           
SOLO EXHIBITS:
2012   Patricia Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, NH.
2008   Annisquam Art Gallery, “The Brynmere: Room by Room”, Annisquam, MA.
2007   Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, “Annisquam Series”.
2006   Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH.
2006   Patricia Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, NH.
2005   “All Around the House”, Squam Lake paintings, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA.
1998   “Summer Reading”, Parkerson Gallery, Houston, TX.
1996   Atrium Gallery, “Cover to Cover” U. of  Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA.
1995   Clark Gallery, Lincoln,  MA. 
1991   Clark Gallery, Lincoln,  MA.
1991   Trustman Gallery,  Simmons College,  Boston,  MA.
1988   Clark Gallery, Lincoln,  MA.
1982   Cutler /Stavaridis Gallery, Boston,  MA.
1981   Kathryn Markel Gallery,  New York, NY.
 
 
SELECTED
GROUP:
2017  Illuminations Exhibit, Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA.
2016  “Summer Drift”, Flatrocks Gallery, Gloucester, MA
2016  “PlayFare”, Patricia Carega Gallery, Sandwich, New Hampshire
2015  “Play Time”, ArtBlock Gallery, with Peter Thibeault, Boston, MA.
2015, 2016  Hallspace Drawing Project, Dorchester, MA.
2014   “Out of Square”, 83 Spring Street, Watertown, MA.
2012  “Art that Tells a Story”, Patricia Carega gallery, Center Sandwich, NH.
2011   Art Matters, Bates Artists at Boston City Hall, Dock Square Gallery.
2011   Art of the Book, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA.
2010   “Family Tree”, Patricia Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, NH.
2006   “Time and Place”, Edwards Art Gallery, , Plymouth, NH.
2002   “Near at Hand”, Horn Gallery, Babson College, Wellesley, MA.
2001   De Cordova  Museum, Lincoln, MA
2000   “Ten By Ten”, Suffolk University Gallery, Boston, MA.
1997   “Three Lives”, Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA.
1997   “Alone Together”, A Women’s Critique Group, New Art Center, Newton.
1995   “Confluence”, Mills Gallery, Boston,  MA.
1995   “Contemporary Collage and Assemblage”,  Frick Gallery,  Belfast, ME.
1993   “The Drawing Show”,  Mills Gallery,  Boston Center for the Arts.
1991   “Playing Around, Toys by Artists”,  De Cordova Museum,  Lincoln, MA
1987   “The Narrated Earth”, Bank of Boston, Boston, MA.
1986   “Artist Books”- Invitational,  Clark Gallery,  Lincoln, MA.
1985   “Personal Imagery”,  Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA.
1985   “Animal as Metaphor”,  Clark Gallery,  Lincoln, MA.
1985   “Art of the State”,  Federal Reserve Bank,  Boston, MA.
1982   “Boston Now- Figuration”,  Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA.
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY:
            Studio Visit Magazine,November 2013, juried by Barbara O'Brien     
Cover Artist, Writing Fiction, Longman Co., 2006.
All Around the House, exhibition catalogue, essay by Lasse Antonsen, 2005.
            Art New England, Review, Joyce Cohen, Fall 2005.
            Cover Artist, The Love Word, book of Poetry, Betty Buchsbaum, 2004.
            Naples Illustrated, Potpourri, Sarah FK Coble, February 2000.
            New American Paintings, Open Studios Press,1999, Wellesley, MA.
            Art New England, Review, January 1998.
            Collage Art, Jennifer Atkinson, Rockport Press, 1996.
            Boston Magazine, Valentine Illustration,  February 1996.
            Boston Globe,  Review,  Nancy Stapen,  January 26, 1995.
            Boston Phoenix,  Review,  Rebecca Nemser, April 12, 1991.
            Boston Globe,  Review,  Nancy Stapen , April 25, 1991.
            New Art Examiner, Review, Eugene Narret,  February 1989.
            “Personal Imagery”,  Catalogue,  Lasse Antonsen,  1985.
            Art New England,  review,  November 1985.
Art New England,  “Frances Hamilton, Painterly Narrator”,  Rebecca Nemser, 6/84.
            Boston Globe,  “Perspectives”,  Christine Temin,  October 14,  1982.
            Art New England,  Review, February 1981,  November 1982.
            Dazzle,  Cover Artist,  April 1984,  December 1981
            Boston Now: Figuration, Catalogue,  ICA,  Boston,  1981.
            Wilson Library Bulletin, Cover Artist,  May, 1975.
 
 
SELECTED COLLECTIONS:
            The Hallmark Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri.
            Emerson College Library, Boston,MA.
            Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete Poetry,  Miami, FL.
            Putnam Companies,  Boston, MA.
            Brooklyn Museum, Print Department.
            Prudential Insurance Company, NJ.
            Ambulatory  Unit,  Brigham and Women’s Hospital,  Boston, MA.
            Mass. Financial Services,  Boston, MA.
            Deloitte and Touche, Boston, MA.
            Wellington Management,  Boston, MA.
            Fidelity  Investments,  Boston, MA.          
            Massachusetts  General Hospital, Boston, MA.
            De Cordova  Museum,  Lincoln, MA.
            Dana Farber Hospital, Boston, MA.
            New England BioLabs, Beverly, MA.
            Children’s Museum, Boston, MA.
            Boston Public Library, Rare Books Collection, Boston, MA.
 
 

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