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Education

2014  -  2016     Boston University, Boston, MA

                       Master of Fine Art: Sculpture 

 

2014-2013      School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 

                       Post-baccalaureate Degree

 

2013               North Shore Clay School, Lynn, MA

                       Wheel Throwing and Hand Building

 

2010  -  2009    Gordon College, Wenham, MA

                        BA Studio Art, Dean’s Scholar

 

2008  -   2009   The NYSCC at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

                        Enrolled BFA Studio Art, Presidential Scholar

 

Experience             

2017                Bunker Hill Community College, VMA, Adjunct Professor 

                        Fine Arts Mentoring Program, Gordon College, Wenham, MA

                        Artist in Residence, CHPC, Somerville, MA 

                        Guest Lecturer in Art, Gordon College, Wenham, MA

 

2015 - 2016     Boston University, Figure Drawing: Instructor.

                         Boston University, Sculpture Studio, Teaching Assistant.

                         Boston Young Contemporaries, Exhibitions Manager.

                         Creative Arts at Park, Brookline, Ma, Counselor.

                         The Nave Gallery, Co-Curator,  “Learn to Talk” Series and Exhibition. 

 

2014                 Boston University, Boston, MA, Exhibitions Assistant.

                         North Shore Clay School Lynn, MA Introduction to Pottery Instructor.

                         Creative Arts at Park, Brookline, Ma, Counselor.

 

2013                 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Paper Studio Monitor.

                         North Shore Clay School Lynn, MA Introduction to Pottery Instructor

 

2012                 Studio of Shelly Bradbury Fine Art Professional, Ipswich, MA. Assistant.

                         Gordon College, Wenham, MA Gallery Assistant

 

2011                  Studio of Shelly Bradbury Fine Art Professional, Ipswich, MA. Intern.

                         Gordon College, Wenham, MA Gallery Assistant.

 

Exhibitions

2017         The Gallery at Barrington Center for the Arts, Wenham, MA,  Findings, Selected Works.

2016         The Nave Gallery. Sommerville, MA. W2W “Dreadlock”.

                 Meredith Sculpture Walk, Meredith NH, “Threshold” and “Release”

                 808 Gallery, Boston University. Boston, MA. MFA Thesis Exhibition, Selected Works 

                 The Stone Gallery. Boston, MA. Kahn Award Exhibition, Selected Works. 

                 Morgan Conservatory. Cleveland, OH. The 6th National Collegiate Handmade Paper Art Triennial, "Vertebrae". 

                 Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at GWU, 6th National Collegiate Handmade Paper Art Triennial, "Vertebrae". 

                 808 Gallery, Boston University, MFA Pop-Up Painting and Sculpture Exibit, "Where the Light Touches”.

2015         Commonwealth Gallery, Boston University, Claire E. Roll Exhibition. “Selected Works”.

                 Art@Sloane, Student Work Fall 2015 Exhibition, “Vice

                 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston Young Contemporaries, “Keystone & Apt. Complex”.

                 Davison Gallery, Chili NY. Claire E. Roll Emerging Artist Series,  “Selected Works”.  

 2014        School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Print and Paper Area Show,  “Disintegration”& “Chair”.

                 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Post-Baccalaureate Show, “Disintegration, Sinews & Hung”.              

                 Khaki Gallery, South End Boston, MA. Convergence Part 2, Selected Works.

                 The Nave Gallery, Sommerville, MA. Truth Telling, “Deep Calls to Deep”.

2013         School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. New Student Salon Show, “At Odds”.

                 Krascheaur Gallery, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rochester NY, Claire E. Roll: Acts of Limitation. Selected works. 

2012         Krascheaur Gallery, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rochester, NY. Scot Bennet Exhibit, “Soul Survivor”.

2009        Davison Gallery, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, Faculty Exhibit, “Soul Survivor”.

 

Private Collections  

2016       Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY. Sculpture. 

               Private Collection of Scot and Lisa Bennett. Sculpture. 

               Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY. Sculpture on loan. 

               Community of the Savior, Rochester, NY. Sculpture on loan.

2015       Boston University, Mugar Memorial Library, Rare Books Collection, Boston, MA. Artist Book.

 

Commissioned Work

2015         Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, Somerville, MA. Liturgical installation. 

2013          Endicott College, Wenham, MA. Sculptural Components of Bridge Design.

2012          Endicott College, Wenham MA. Rooftop Sculptural Garden/Architectural screen installment.

2011           Roberts Weslyan College, Rochester  NY. Sculptural Mural.

 

Honors and Awards

2016         Boston University MFA Painting and Sculpture Alumni Award

                 Kahn Award Finalist

2015          Boston University Women's Council Scholarship, Boston University. Artistic Book and Poetry Project: Winner, Boston University

2014          Constantin Alajalov Scholarship, Boston University.

2013          Print and Paper area Show: Grand Prize. School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

2012          Exceptional Senior in Studio Art. Gordon College, Wenham, MA.

 

 

Bibliography

2016           MFA Thesis Catalogue. “A word with MFA students”. Interview. March 30th 2016

                   BU Today. “CFA Showcases Work of MFA Candidates” by Mara Sassoon. April 20th 2016.

2013           Asbury Park Press, “Challenges of the 21st Century series at Colgate Rochester Divinity”. 

                  Delaware online, “Challenges of the 21st Century series at Colgate Rochester Divinity”. 

 

Technical Skills

  • Ceramic Sculpture
  • Glass Blowing
  • Kiln Operation 
  • Traditional and Experimental Mold-making
  • Wheel-throwing
  • Hand-building 
  • Welding
  • Metalwork
  • Sketch-up and 3-D Printing/Scanning
  • Installation
  • Site-specific Sculpture 
  • Anatomical Sculpting and Drawing
  • Papermaking 
  • Bookmaking
  • Printmaking 
  • Woodworking and Carpentry