Janet Palin, Pastel Landscape artist heading
     EDUCATION
        BFA in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 1964-1968
         Additional study 1968-1978:
            University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
            Worcester Museum School, Worcester, MA
            Worcester Craft-Center, Worcester, MA
            Petersham Craft Center, Petersham, MA
            Hampshire College, So. Amherst, MA
            Amherst College, Amherst, MA

     RESIDENCIES/ RETREATS:
        Opus House, Truchas, NM 2013
        Opus House, Truchas,NM 2012
        Opus House, Truchas, NM 2011
        Opus House, Truchas, NM 2010
        Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 1988

     GALLERIES:
        Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA  2011 to Present
        Envision Gallery, Taos, NM 2007- 2010

     EXHIBITIONS:
        RETURN TO ICELAND / MOVING PICTURES, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, April 2020
        OPEN STUDIO DAYS, June 20 and 21, 2020
        SO FAR, A 20 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, April 2019
        OPEN STUDIO DAYS, June 2019
        OVERVIEW, Wendell Library, Wendell, MA, Nov. - Dec. 2017
        SOME RECENT WORK, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, August 2017
        NEW WORK/ PASTEL LANDSCAPES Athol Library, Athol, MA, April 2017
        HOME AND AWAY, with Molly Levine, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, Feb. 2016
        OXBOW MEMBERS SHOW, Northampton, MA, Dec. .2015
        SMALL WORKS, Hope and Feathers, Amherst, MA, Dec. 2015 - January 2016
        ART ACROSS THE RIVER, A3/ Oxbow Gallery, Amherst/ Northampton, MA, Aug. 2015
        CHANGING PLACES, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, May 2015
        OPEN STUDIO, June 2013 -2017
        WATER AND STONE, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, Dec. 2013
        SKIES, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, April 5- April 29, 2011
        MEMBERS SHOW, Petersham, MA, Dec. 2011
        MT. GRACE LAND TRUST SHOW, Sept.-Nov. 2011
        DARKNESS AND LIGHT, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, April 25- May 29, 2011
        PASTEL LANDSCAPES, Mount Wachusett Community College,Gardner, MA, Nov.-Dec. 2010
        LIGHT ON THE LAND, Petersham Craft Center, Aug. - Sept., 2010
        OPEN STUDIO, Petersham, MA, June 2010
        EAST WEST LANDSCAPES, Burnett Gallery, Jones Library, Amherst, MA, January 2010
        FIELDS AND PONDS, Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Amherst, MA, Dec.2009
        A NEW LANDSCAPE, A SHARED VISION, 2 person show w/ LouiseMinks,
          Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, Nov .2009
        HARVEST, Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls, MA, March 2009
        ROOMS WITH A VIEW, Southport, CT, Nov. 2008
        OPEN STUDIO SHOW, July 2008
        US WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES, Solo Show, Hadley, MA, March - April 2008
        SKY, MOUNTAIN, WATER, One Person Show, Petersham Craft Center, June-July 2007
        PETERSHAM CRAFT CENTER, Members Show, Dec.'06
        STUDIO SALE, Dec. '06
        LOOKING OUT, One Person Show, Mt. Wachusett Community College,Gardner, MA, April 2006
        LANZI, LEVINE, POIRRIER, PALIN, 4 person show, Frames/Ink, Nov. - Dec. '05
        OPEN STUDIO , Landscape Pastels, June 11-12, 2005, Petersham
        PAINTINGS AND PASTELS, 3 person show, Frames/Ink gallery, Nov '04- Jan.'05
        MEMBERS SHOW, Petersham Craft Center, Dec. 2004
        OPEN STUDIO, Landscape Pastels, June, '04, Petersham, MA
         VISIONS OF THE SOUTHWEST, group show, the Artful Moon Gallery, West Boylston,Ma., March-April '04
        MEMBERS SHOW, Petersham Craft Center, MA, Dec.'03
        GROUP SHOW, Frames/Ink gallery, Dec. 2003
        OUT WEST/BACK EAST Landscape Pastels, Burnett Gallery, 2 person show, Amherst, Ma. May'03
        GROUP SHOW , Frames / Ink, Athol, MA., Dec. 2002 - Jan. 2003
        FROM WEST ROAD TO THE SOUTHWEST, Petersham Craft Center, Petersham, Ma. July 2002
        KAELIN GALLERY, RISD Juried Alumni Show, Boston, MA. Nov. 2001 - Jan. '02
        LANDSCAPES, group show, Frames / Ink, Athol, MA, Dec.2001
        ART TO KEEP ART TO GIVE , group show, Fletcher / Priest Gallery, Worcester,MA, Dec.'00- Feb. '01
        THREE NEW ENGLAND PASTEL ARTISTS, Frames/Ink Gallery, Athol, Ma, Nov.-Dec.'00
        PASTEL LANDSCAPES – NEW ENGLAND AND ICELAND,Petersham Craft Center, Petersham, MA, 2000
        PASTEL LANDSCAPES – NEW ENGLAND AND ICELAND, 2 person show,
            Mt. Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA, 2000
        A SENSE OF PLACE – PASTEL LANDSCAPES OF ICELAND, 2 person show,
            Mt. Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA, 1998
        INTERFACE, Collaboration between Artists and Poets, Athol, MA, 1994, 1995, 1997
        SOME JOURNEYS, Mt. Wachusett Community College,Gardner, MA, 1995
        THE CRITIQUE GROUP SHOW, Arts Council of Franklin County, Greenfield, MA, 1994
        2 PERSON SHOW, Haley’s Antiques and Art Gallery, Athol, MA, 1994
        DOMESTIC OBSERVATIONS, 2 person show, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA, 1992
        SPRINGFIELD ART LEAGUE NATIONAL JURIED SHOW, Springfield, MA, 1988
        CLOTHES – A SECOND SKIN, one person show, Geissler Gallery,
            Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Greenfield, MA, 1987
        TWO PERSON SHOW, Digital Corporation, Marlboro, MA, 1986
        VALLEY WOMEN ARTISTS JURIED SHOW, Ann Sutherland
            Harris, juror, Shawmut Bank Prize, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, 19
        FITCHBURG ART MUSEUM REGIONAL JURIED SHOW,
             Honorable Mention Award, Fitchburg, MA, 1983
        SELF-PORTRAIT SHOW, Pratt Gallery, Amherst, MA, 1983
        VALLEY WOMEN ARTISTS JURIED SHOW, Lowery Sims, juror, Hampshire College, So. Amherst, MA, 1982

     TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
        Partner in Frames/Ink – framing, calligraphy, fine art, 1994 to present
        Co-founder and partner of Petersham Designs – calligraphy and illustration studio, 1981-1994

    TEACHING:
        Ghost Ranch, Plein Air Basics, Sept. 2016
        Ghost Ranch, Plein Air Basics and Mentoring On Site, Sept.'15
        Ghost Ranch, Plein Air Basics and Mentoring On Site, Sept.'14
        Independent Teaching, En Plein Air, Abiquiu, NM, Sept. '13
        Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM, Plein Air Painting, Sept.,'12
        Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM, Artist Mentoring En Plein Air, Oct,'12
        Artist-in-Residence, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM, Sept., 2011
        Artist-in-Residence, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM, Sept.,'10
        Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, Pastel Plein Air, Aug.'10
        Pastel Workshops. Mt. Wachusett Community College, 2006-2010
        Landscape Plein Air Course '07 and '08
        Critique groups, Oct.’03-to present
        Drawing Classes and Visual Journal Keeping Workshops, home studio,Petersham, MA, 1999-to present
        Quinsigamond College, Worcester, MA, 1979
        Maria Assumpta Academy, Petersham, MA, 1970-1971

    TRAVEL:
        Travel has been an important part of my education as an artist and most recently a major influence
         on my subject matter.

        Iceland, 2019
        New Mexico and Arizona, 2018
        Montana, 2015
        New Mexico and Utah, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
        New Mexico, 2002 -2013
        New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, 2001 and 2009
        Iceland, 1998
        Iceland and Ireland, 1997
        Colorado, 1992, 1996
        Barbados, 1990
        Aruba, 1989        
        Denmark, 1981
        France, Netherlands, Belgium, 1972
        Italy, 1970, 1971, 1972
        Northern Europe, Great Britain, Scandinavia, 1970
        Iceland, 1970, 1972, 1981

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