NAN TULL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2013 A Street Frames, Boston, MA                                                                                                              

2012 Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2009 Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA (25-year Drawing and Painting Retrospective)              

2009 Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2008 Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA (Two-person Exhibition)
2007 St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA(Drawings)
2005 Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
2003 St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA(Paintings)
2000 Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1998 Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1996 Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
1996 Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
1995 Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1995 A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York
1995 The Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, MA
1994 Boston Public Library, Boston, MA (20-year Drawing Retrospective)
1991 Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1989 Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1987 Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1984 Chapel Gallery, West Newton, MA
1984 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
1983 Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1981 Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1979 Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA
1978 Flag Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
1975 Concord Public Library, Concord, MA
1971 Hewlett Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA
1971 Palo Alto Public Library, Palo Alto, CA
1969 The Stanford Barn, Palo Alto, CA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015-2016 Another Way of Keeping a Diary, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

2015 Art Cetera:Invitational Aids Action Exhibition and Auction, The Castle, Boston, MA (2011, 2013, 2015)

2015 The Expressive Voice: Landscape Reimagined, Part III, Danforth Art, Framingham, MA

2015 St. Botolph Club Biennial, (2011, 2013, 2015), Boston, MA

2015 10th Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2014 The Appearance of Clarity: Works in Black and White, Helen  Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

2014 Recently Acquired, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA                                                                   

2014 The Expressive Voice: Brought to Light, Danforth Art, Framingham, MA                                       

2014 Big Dig Nostalgia, Gallery 14, Boston, MA                                                                                            

2014 Creative Community, Danforth Art, Framingham, MA                                                                             

2014 The 30th Anniversary, Gallery 14, Boston, MA                                                                                      

2014 Works from the Collection of Nan Tull and Frank Wezniak, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, MA  

2013 Ladies of the Sea:Nan Tull, Rose Treat, Laura Jernegan, Martha’s Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, MA

2013 January Salon: Mostly Large Work, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA                                                          

2013 SMFA Art Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (2010-2014)                                                          

2012 The Future of the Past: Encaustic Art in the 21st Century, Mills Gallery/BCA, Boston, MA
2011 The Expressive Voice, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA & St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA

2011 Paper Chase 100, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA
2010 New Acquisitions, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2010 Anything But Paper Prayers, (2000-2014) Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
2009 Fort Point Artist Pioneers, Art@12, Boston, MA
2009 A Community of Artists (’09-’13), (Katherine French, curator) Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

2008 3rd Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2008 3rd Annual Off the Wall, (curator Carole Anne Meehan, I.C.A.), Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

2007 Salon Show, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 Per Square Foot, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2007 Time and Space: 7 Fort Point MacDowell Fellows, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 2nd Annual Off the Wall(curator N.Capasso, DeCordova M.), Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

2007 Complex Women, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
2006-07 The Drawing Project, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
2006 Sprinkler, Umbrella Arts. New York, NY
2006 Contemporary Antiquarians, Art at the Bridge, West Cornwall, CT
2005 WAX: Encaustic Techniques in Contemporary Art, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA
2004 Faces: New Vision, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2003 The Way of Wax, Winfinsky Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA                                                     

2003 Women and Wax, Cape Cod Community College, W. Barnstable, MA
2002 Wish You Were Here, (2002-2010), A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Art at Steepletop, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
2001 Highlights from the Fleet Bank Collection, Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA

1999 What Jack Built, The New Art Center, Newton, MA                                                                                

1998 Waxworks: The Melted Medium, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
1996 New England Today, Chinese Cultural Institute, Boston, MA
1995 Inaugural Exhibition, Penny Liebman Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1995 Drawings from the Collection of Agnes Gund, The Century Association, New York, NY                  

1995 DeCordova Collects, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA                                                                         

1994 Metaphor as Reality, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
1993 Fertile Ground, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1992 Contemporary Drawings and Monoprints, U. of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA                         

1990 Sixth Triennial Exhibition, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
1990 Nature Transformed, Monserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
1990 Salute to Our Award Winning Artists, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
1990 D’Olympia, Twombly, and Tull, Gay Head Gallery, Gay Head, MA
1989 Drawing: Line or Image, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
1989 1989 Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1989 Special Projects ’89, The ICA, PS1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
1988 The Collectors Show,(1988 & 1990) Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
1988 Ninth Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 Drawing Biennial, Muscarelle Museum, C. of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA                         

1987 Pindar Invitational, Pindar Gallery, New York, NY
1987 Recent Work Group Exhibition, Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York, NY
1987 Fifth Triennial Exhibition, Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, MA
1987 Drawings from Boston, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1986 Massachusetts Fellowship Exhibition, Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA                        

1986 Extra Murals, DeCordova Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA                                

1986 Seventh Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA                                

1985 Lifeline, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
1985 1985 Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1982 Absolutely Abstract, Boston Visual Artists Union, Boston, MA
1981 Four New Collections, Mona Berman Gallery, New Haven, CT
1980 Traveling Scholars, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1980 Prints and Monoprints, Allport Associates Gallery, Larkspur, CA

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

1993 NEFA, Regional National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Visual Arts                        

1994&1991 MacDowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH
1989 Millay Colony Fellow, Austerlitz, NH
1987 Vermont Studio Colony Fellow, Johnson, VT                                                                                         

1986 Massachusetts Artists Fellowship, Drawing, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA                           

1986 Massachusetts Artists Finalist, Painting, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA                                            

1980 Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Scholarship, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1979 First Prize, Painting, Qualified Artists, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Alcove Books                 American Art Collector, Vol. 1, Book 3, Berkeley, CA, 2005

Baldaia, Peter J.             Exhibition catalog essay, Nan Tull: Paintings.Drawings, Akin Gallery,1991

Benway, Ann                  Nan Wezniak: Recent Work, ART NEW ENGLAND, July/August, 1984
Bergeron, Chris               Black Magic: 25 Years of Tull at the Danforth Museum, METROWEST DAILY NEWS, 2009
Cantu, Jane                    Artist Discovers Her Course to Creativity, CONCORD PATRIOT, 1979
                                    Two Reasons to Rejoice, CONCORD JOURNAL, 1980

                                                 Danforth’s Expressionist Collection, METROWEST DAILY NEWS, 2011                     

Croteau, Katherine          Her Artwork Has Grown, WAYLAND-WESTON TOWN CRIER.1987
Day, Meredith Fife           Nan Tull at Miller Block Gallery, ART NEW ENGLAND, Oct/Nov, 2005
                                    Nan Tull: New Work, ART NEW ENGLAND, February, 1990

Faxon, Alicia                  Women in Watercolor, ART NEW ENGLAND, August/September, 2000

                                     Drawing: Line or Image, NEW ART EXAMINER, January, 1990
French, Katherine            Retrospective Exhibition catalog essay, Nan Tull: Sensuous Wisdom, Danforth                                                              Museum of Art, Framingham, MA, 2009

Goldstein, Meredith         Of A Similar Stripe, BOSTON GLOBE, 2008
Greenberg,Lisa               Catalog essay, Waxworks: The Melted Medium, Art Complex Museum, MA,1998

Gray, Channing               Nan Wezniak’s Abstract Oils, PROVIDENCE JOURNAL, 1984

Halbreich, Kathy             Catalog, Painting and Sculpture, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA 1985

Kelly, Gerald R.               Fine Show Enhances Reputation, MARTHA’S VINEYARD TIMES, 1990
Larson, Sandra               An Adoption Agency for Art, SPARE CHANGE NEWS, 2007
McKean, Deborah           Wezniak Recipient of MFA Traveling Scholarship, CONCORD PATRIOT, 1980

McLean, Nico                 Nan Tull: Retrospective of Drawings, ART NEW ENGLAND,1994

McQuaid, Cate                Sensuously Blending Nature, Abstraction:Nan Tull, 25 Years of Painting and Drawing,                                                                BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE, 2009
                                    Peeling Back the Layers: Nan Tull, BOSTON GLOBE, 2005
                                    Nan Tull:Alchemy:The Genera Series, BOSTON GLOBE, 2000
                                    Nan Tull at Miller Block Gallery, BOSTON GLOBE, 1998
                                    Dancing on Paper, SOUTH END NEWS, 1989
                                    True Talent Never Rests, SOUTH END NEWS, 1989
Nahum, Katherine            Nan Wezniak at Clark Gallery, ART NEW ENGLAND, 1981
Raymond, David             Nan Tull at Danforth Museum of Art and Soprafina Gallery, Spotlight Review, ART NEW                                                             ENGLAND, Oct/Nov, 2009
Schwalb, Susan              The Shifting Shapes of Nan Tull, ARTSCOPE, 2009
Sherman, Mary               Art Exhibit Waxes Poetic, BOSTON HERALD, 1998
Silver, Joanne                 Drama Unfolds in Black and White, BOSTON HERALD, 1994

                                     Less is More in Tull Exhibit, BOSTON HERALD, 1991
Stapen, Nancy                Coaxing the Unearthly from Terra Firma, BOSTON GLOBE, 1995
                                    Impressive Art on a Small Scale, BOSTON GLOBE, 1990
                                    Ten Best Shows of 1991, BOSTON GLOBE, 1991
                                    Artists Who Rediscover the Natural World, BOSTON GLOBE, 1991
                                    Tull’s Work: Art Culled from Nature, BOSTON HERALD, 1987
Strut, Rachel                   Encaustic Artists Wax Enthusiastic, ARTSMEDIA, 2004
Stryon, Thomas              Catalog, Lifeline, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC, 1985

Taylor, Robert                 Brockton Triennial, BOSTON GLOBE, 1987
                                    Boston Drawings a Rewarding Show, BOSTON GLOBE, 1987
Temin, Christine              Drawing on Regional Talent, BOSTON GLOBE, 1996
                                    Tull’s Drawings at Boston Public Library, BOSTON GLOBE, 1994

                                     MassachusARTS, BOSTON GLOBE, 1990
                                    Nan Tull, BOSTON GLOBE, 1989
                                    Tull’s Work is Ripe, Bursting with Life, BOSTON GLOBE, 1987
                                    Larger Than Life Works, BOSTON GLOBE, 1986
                                    Nan Wezniak and Her Art Have a Rebirth, BOSTON GLOBE, 1986
                                    High Quality Drawings at Boston Center for the Arts, BOSTON GLOBE, 1986                                                                Artist Foundation Fellows Show Their Talent, BOSTON GLOBE, 1986
                                    Strong Shows at Naga & Chapel Galleries, BOSTON GLOBE, 1985
                                    Exhibits: Emotional Amaryllis, BOSTON GLOBE, 1984
                                    Drawings That Touch the Spirit, BOSTON GLOBE, 1984
                                    Colors That Sing and Forms That Whisper, BOSTON GLOBE, 1982
                                    Abstract Art Shows New Vigor, BOSTON GLOBE, 1982
Tull,Nan                         Exhibition Essay, Reminiscences of an Artist, Boston Public Library, 1994

Stavitsky, Gail                Catalog, The Future of the Past: Encaustic in Art in the 21st Century, 2013

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Fifth Year Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Fourth Year Diploma, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA                                                                 

M.A. Stanford University, Stanford, CA                                                                                                         

B.A. Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 

Agnes Gund Collection, New York, NY
Advocates Inc., Waltham, MA
Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
Aids Action Committee Inc., Boston, MA
Arthur Anderson LLP, Boston, MA
Association for International Research, Cambridge, MA Bank of America, Boston, MA                           

Barkan Management Company, Boston, MA Bay Cove Human Services, Boston, MA                            

Beekman Place, New York, NY
Belford and Belford, Fall River, MA                                                                                                              

Boston After School and Beyond, Boston, MA

Boston Foundation, Boston, MA
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
Boston Ronald McDonald House, Brookline, MA                                                                               

Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA Caritas Communities, Bedford, MA                                    

Castle Square Tenants Organization, Boston, MA                                                                                         

Colonial Management Associates, Boston, MA                                                                                 

Commonwealth Care Alliance, Inc., Boston                                                                                      

Community Living Network, Newton, MA                                                                                          

Community Work Services, Boston, MA                                                                                           

Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College,Wellesley, MA

De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Devine Recovery Center, Boston,MA
Dunkin’ Donuts, Randolph, MA
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, E. Boston, MA

Elder Service(Harbor Health Services), Mattapan, MA
Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
Goodwin, Proctor and Hoar, Boston, MA
Gund Collection, Cambridge, MA
Health Care Alliance, Cambridge, MA
Holland and Knight, Boston, MA

Homeowners Rehab, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Industrial Cab, Beverly, MA

J.Tierney Learning Center, S. Boston, MA

Kaliedoscope Capital, Boston, MA
Kelliher Center, Arlington, MA
Keyport Life Insurance, Boston, MA
Littler, Mendelson, Fastiff & Tichy, San Francisco, CA
Long Island Shelter Clinic, Boston, MA
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, MA
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, West Roxbury, MA                                                             Mediation Works, Boston, MA
Metagraphics, Inc., Woburn, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Nonprofit Finance Fund, Boston, MA
North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Chelsea, MA
Palmer and Dodge, Boston, MA
Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
Ritz Carlton Hotel at the Boston Common, Boston, MA
Riverside Community Care, Needham, MA
Ronald McDonald House, Boston, MA
Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health, Roxbury, MA   

St. Francis House, Boston, MA
Scientific Atlanta, Burlington, MA
Sherrill House, Inc., Boston, MA
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, Somerville, MA                                                                                    Somerville House, Somerville, MA                                                                                                                  

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, Boston, MA                                                                       

Steelcase, Inc., Boston, MA
Still Harbor, Boston, MA
Triangle, Inc, Malden, MA                                                                                                              

Trinitarian Congregational Church, Concord, MA
United South End Settlements, Boston, MA

United Way of Tri-County, Framingham , MA
Victim Witness Assistance Program, Suffolk County Courthouse, Boston, MA

Victory Programs, Dorchester, MA                                     

Visiting Nurse Association of Boston, Charlestown, MA
Wells Fargo Bank, Los Angeles, CA

West Roxbury Academy, Roxbury, MA
Yale University Hospital, Smilow Cancer Center, New Haven, Ct

 

Works privately owned throughout the United States and abroad