Schick Art Gallery

Nathalie Miebach

n_miebach@hotmail
www.nathaliemiebach.com


EDUCATION

2004 – 2006
Massachusetts College of Arts, Boston, MA
Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture


2003 – 2004
Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, MA
Courses in both astronomy and physics.


1998 – 2002
Massachusetts College of Arts, Boston, MA
Master of Science in Art Education, Certified Visual Arts Teacher, grades 5-12


1991 – 1995
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and East Asian Studies

 

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES:

2009
Amherst College, Artist-in-Residence, Amherst, MA
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship, Sculpture
Blanche E. Colman Award


2008
Berwick Research Institute, Boston, MA; Artist Residency
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NB; Artist Residency
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; Visual Arts Fellowship
Joan Mitchell Painter and Sculpture Award - Nominee, New York, NY


2006/ 2007
LEF Foundation Grant, Boston, MA
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; Visual Arts Fellowship


2006
International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
Graham Campbell Grant Prize, Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition, Boston, MA
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant - Finalist, New York. NY


2005
Vermont Carving Studio, Rutland, VT; Adalin Wichman Scholarship
Massachusetts College of Art, International Program Travel Grant


2003
North Country Studio Conference, Bennington, VT; NCSC Scholarship


2002
Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Island, MN


1999
Darmasiswa Fellow – Indonesian cultural exchange grant for one year study Institute Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Studio studies in sculpture and oil painting.


1995 – 1997 Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association Fellow, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Teaching fellowship in English and theatre arts.

 

EXHIBITIONS:

2010
Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI (solo)
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA


2009
Cynthia Reeves Gallery - New York, NY
Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY (solo)
Amherst College, Amherst, MA (solo)
Museum of Science, Boston, MA
Spencer Art Museum - University of Kansas, Kansas City, KA
Provincetown Artist Association Museum, Provincetown, MA
Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery - Keene State College, Keene, NH


2008
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA (through June 09)
Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA
Axiom Gallery, Boston, MA

2007
DeCordova Sculpture Museum Annual Exhibition - 2007, Lincoln, MA
Works On Paper, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA (Award of Merit)
Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA
Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Art Interactive, Boston, MA
Sublime Climate - Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA
Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA

2006
International Sculpture Center's 2006 Outstanding Student Achievement Awards Exhibition
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Art and Science: A Symbiosis, Axiom Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Fine Arts Work Center Visual Fellows 2006-2007, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA (First Prize)
MFA Thesis Show, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
College Art Association MFA Regional Exhibit, Massachusetts College of Art
Riverfront Window Project, Cambridge, MA

2005
Systems and Models, Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art
Some Sort of Uncertainty, Doran Gallery
Works on Paper , Doran Gallery
Headlines, Doran Gallery
Midway Show, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art
Sunlight, Godine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art

2004
Sculpture Exhibition, Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art
Works on Paper, Doran Gallery
New MFA Candidates, Doran Gallery
South End Open Studios, Boston, MA
Art and Science / Chandra X-ray Observatory Conference at the Wright Center for
Science Education - Tufts University, Medford, MA

2003
South End Open Studios, Boston, MA
Bedford Art Festival, Bedford, MA
Art Auction at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Ma.
Depot Square Gallery, Lexington, MA

2002
Allston Open Studios, Allston, MA
PSG Gallery, Boston, MA

2001
Crackertorium Installation Space, Massachusetts College of Art
PSG Gallery, Boston, MA

PERFORMANCES:

2001 & 2000
How to Build a Raft, Cave Dog Production.
State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
Cambridge Multicultural Center, Cambridge, MA
Performer in multi-media production combining shadow, video, narrative and music.

2000
Squares at Mobius Theater, Boston, MA
Solo Performance.

1995 & 1994
Cinderella and The Chaos,
by Eko Widyasmoro & Hunting the Golden Deer, by Greg Harris
Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Collaboration with Indonesian Wayang.

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
Cynthia Reeves Gallery, New York City, NY

IN THE COLLECTION OF:

Rena Ablemann, George Yang, Alan Dinsfriend, Helen Rosenfeld, Ralph Lowen, JohnThompson, DeCordova Sculpture Museum (Lincoln, MA), Spencer Art Museum - University of Kansas (Kansas City KA),Wellington Management

PUBLICATIONS:

Her work has been reviewed by Art in America, Art News, Sculpture Magazine Boston Globe, Art New England, The Phoenix, Provincetown Banner, Allston Tab and various online blogs and discussion groups. Copies by request.

WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS / ARTIST TALKS:

2009
Amherst College, Amherst, MA
Museum of Science, Boston, MA
Cynthia Reeves Gallery, New York, NY
Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2008
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
Provincetown Coastal Studies Center, Provincetown, MA
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Berwick Research Institute, Boston, MA
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, MA

2007
Earth Science : The Cryosphere. Professional Development Conference K-12 Science by the Wright Center for Science Education (Tufts University, MA), Glacier National Park, MT.
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
MITS (Massachusetts Institute for Teaching Science), Framingham, MA
Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA

2005 -2006
Earth and Space through Art and Science. Professional Development Conference K-12 Science.
The Wright Center of Science Education – Tufts University, Medford, MA
Presented at Herrett Center for Arts & Science, Twin Falls, ID, and the McDonald Observatory,
Fort Davis, TX

2002 – 2005
A Day in the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci.
Professional Development Workshop on the intersection of art and science through Leonardo's notebooks.
Massachusetts Art Educators Association Conference in Worcester, Provincetown and Boston, MA.

2004
Putting Creativity to Work - Statewide conference on job resources and professional development for artists with disabilities. Massachusetts Cultural Council & VSA arts of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Chandra X-ray Observatory. Professional Development Conference K-12
The Wright Center of Science Education, Tufts University, Medford, MA

2003
On the Art and Science of Astrophysics. Professional Development Conference K-12
The Wright Center of Science Education, Tufts University, Medford, MA

TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

2009
Instructor for Making the Invisible Visible - Symmetry, Chaos, and Patterns in Everyday Systems
Amherst College, (Art and Art History Department), Amherst, MA
Instructor for Sculptural Weaving - Art New England Program
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2008
Instructor for Sculptural Weaving (Sculpture Department)
Massachusetts College of Art - Continuing Education, Boston, MA

2007 & 2008
Instructor for Issues and Images (Summer Studio Program)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2006
Co-Teacher for Installation Art (Sculpture Department)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2005
Teaching Assistant for Nature, Science and Art (Studio of Interrelated Media Department)
Teaching Assistant for Visual Language (Studio Foundation), Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2004
Instructor for Putting Creativity to Work. Career-building course for artists with disabilities.
VSA arts of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

2002 – 2004
Coordinator of Education Programs at VSA arts of Massachusetts
Coordinated all the corporation's state education programs K-12, all exhibitions and professional
development workshops for teachers and artists, conducted both regional and national
professional development workshops.

2001 – 2002
Program Coordinator at Massachusetts College of Art K-12 Outreach Program.
Boston, MA. Coordinated all the college's youth art education programs.

2002
Student Teacher at Mission Hill School, New Mission High School, Roxbury, MA
Student Teaching Practicum, K-12.

1998 – 2001
Instructor in Massachusetts College of Art K-12 Outreach Program:
* A Day in the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci: Explorations of science and art through Da Vinci's notebooks.
* Issues and Images: A combined curriculum of philosophy and art for high school students, exploring the intersections between art, society and the artist.
* Questioning Dimensions: A drawing, painting and sculpting class for 6-8th graders.

1995 – 1997, 1999
Instructor for Yayasan Sosial Sugiyopranoto, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Art instructor for non-profit organization providing social services to recent urban migrants.

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