Marjorie Forte

 

 

EDUCATION

 

                        Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

                        School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

 

SOLO AND FEATURED EXHIBITION

                       

2018                NXNE 2018, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT  (Sique Spencer, juror)

                        Seeking the Line, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA

2017                Drawn Threads, Beard & Weil Galleries, Norton, MA

2016               Open Call NNE, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT (Richard Klein, juror)

                        Seascapes, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2015                Marjorie Forté, New Work, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

                        North Northeast, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT (Richard Klein, juror)

2012                New England Biennial, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT (Stephen Haller,                              juror)

2009                Memory, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2008                Nature, Past and Present, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2007                Two Artists, New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA

2005                New Work, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2004                Language, Soprafina Gallery, Somerville, MA

2003                Marjorie Forté -  New Work, Left Bank Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

2002                Marjorie Forté – New Work, Left Bank Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

1998                Carrowmore, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA

1997                Two Artists, New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA

1995                Two Artists, New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA

1994                New Work, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA

1993                Conversations, Alewife Center, Cambridge, MA

1990                Marjorie Forté, New Work, Gallery 57, Cambridge, MA

1989                Fiber and Bronze, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018                2018 National Prize Show, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA (Michelle   

                        Grabner, Jessica Hong, Jamjllah James, jurors)

2017                December Group Exhibition,  Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2016                2016 National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Assoc., Cambridge MA (first prize for                         works on paper - Paul Ha, juror)

2014                National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Assoc., Cambridge, MA

2012                Paperworks 2012, b.j. spoke gallery, Huntington, N.Y. (Laura Phipps, juror)

                        Outwitting History, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA

                        Group Show, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY

                        Group Show, French Cultural Center, Boston, MA

2010                Media Mix, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA (Gretchen Keyworth, juror)

2009                Tufts Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition, Aidekman Arts Center

                        Medford, MA

                        Home, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA (Nick Capasso, juror)

                        The Natural World, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

2008                Strange Figurations, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

                        National Drawing Show, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA (Rachel R. Lafo,                         juror)

                        15th Annual Juried Show, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA

2006                Visual Images, Campbell Hall Gallery, Monmouth. OR

2004                Salon Show, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2003                Variety, Soprafina Gallery, Somerville, MA

2001                Land, Sea and Beyond, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA

1999                Small Works, Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA

1998                A Salute to Boston, Wiggin Gallery, Boston, MA

1997                Twelve Inches Square, Fletcher/Priest Gallery, Worcester, MA

                        All Things Irish, The Milton Art Museum, Milton, MA

1996                Figurative Small Works, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

                        Recent Grant Winners in the Visual Arts, Brickbottom Gallery,

                        Somerville, MA

1995                Timespan, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

                        Dream House, Berkshire Artisans, Pittsfield, MA

                        Redefining Legacies, 1203 Art Space, San Antonio, TX

                        Works on Paper, Dana Art Gallery, Wellesley, MA

1993                Group Show, Ashuah-Irving Gallery, Boston, MA

                        Visual Contact, Aidekman Art Center, Medford, MA

1992                Books By Artists, Spazi Contemporary Art, Housatonic, MA

                        Works in Fiber, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA

1991                Juxtapositions  :Mixed Media Expressions, Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

                        Joint Venture, Lowell Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                        High Content Fiber, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA

1990                Fiber, Sculpture and Handmade Paper, Lowell Street Gallery,

                        Cambridge, MA

 

AWARDS

 

1999                Somerville Arts Council Grant

                        Hood Literacy Project Grant

                        Cambridge Partnership for Public Education Grant

1996                Somerville Arts Council Grant

1995                Cambridge Arts Council Grant

1993                Ella Lyman Cabot Grant

1992                Cambridge Arts Council Grant

 

COLLECTIONS

 

The WBUR Group, Boston, MA

The Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Boston, MA

The Covenant House, Boston, MA

Youville House, Cambridge MA

The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Meditech, Canton, MA

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Cate McQuaid, Forté' and Beal's Takes on Grays, The Boston Globe, 3/11/15

Franklin W. Liu, Natural World, Artscope, May/June 2009

Christy Woods, Cover Outtakes, Artscope, November/December 2007

Hornbeck, Leigh, Tribute to a Teacher, The Cambridge Chronicle, 3/22/2000

Asci Sue, Artists Bring Visions of Ireland…, The Milton Record Transcript, 3/97

Lisberger, Jody, Seniors Quilt Their Stories, The Belmont Citizen, 5/4/95

Portrait of An American Woman Artist, Danmarks Radio (Danish Public Radio)

Miller, Amy, Autobiography Through Quilts, The Cambridge Chronicle, 4/7/94

Temin, Christine, Remembering Two Fathers The Boston Globe, 2/10/94

Lemire, Tim, Paper, Sculpture, Stitch, The Cambridge Chronicle, 1/27/94

Morgenroth, Linda, City Lights, The Boston Globe, 8/8/993

Silver, Joanne, Seniors Stitch Together Pieces of Their Lives, The Boston Herald, 7/11/93

Quilts That Tell a Story, Municipal Television, City of Cambridge, July 1993

Temin, Christine, Crafts Times Three, The Boston Globe, 10/4/91

Sherman, Mary, Marjorie Forté – Landscape Tapestries, The Boston Globe, 5/12/90

Lange, Sarah, Forté Expresses Herself in Tapestries, The Cambridge Chronicle, 5/3/90

Nitzeche, Kyle, Fiber Paintings and Bronze, The Lexington Minuteman, 2/16/89