Margaret Black, Ph.D.
48 Prospect St.
Topsfield, MA 01983
2000 Ph.D. in Educational Studies
Lesley College, Cambridge, MA
Dissertation Title: Teaching for the Aesthetic Experience
1989 M.F.A. in Studio Art
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
Masters Thesis: Handmade Paper Paintings, Monoprints, and Artist Books
1984 B.F.A. in Studio Art
State University of New York, College at Oswego
Undergraduate Focus: Painting and Printmaking
Professional Art Experience:
1987- Owner of Meg Black Studios Artist/Painter using paper pulp and organic fiber
Member College Art Association
2003-present Endicott College, Beverly, MA. Instructor of Art and Architectural History, Aesthetics, Drawing, Art and Culture, Graduate level Architecture/Interior Design
Graduate Level: Research Methodology, Dissertation Writing and Development
1988 to 2001 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
Instructor of Graduate level Art Education, Artist Books, Papermaking, Printmaking
1991 to 1998 Salem State College, Salem MA
Instructor of Undergraduate level Art History, Art Studio, Art Education
Instructor of Graduate Level Education
1991 Studio Art Center International, Florence, Italy
Instructor of Artist Books
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Visiting Lector in Papermaking, Artist Books
1986 to 1987 Thomas J. Corcoran High School, Syracuse, NY
1985 to 1987 Lincoln Middle School, Syracuse NY
Vocational Arts Teacher
2014 Endicott College Faculty Exhibition. Rocky Neck Art Gallery, Gloucester, MA
2012 First Anniversary: Paper. Juried show, juror: James Welu, Dir. Emeritus Worcester Art Museum. Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA.
2011 Solo Exhibit, Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA.
2009 Home is where the Art Is, Children’s Hospital and the Urban Arts Institute, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA.
2008 Pulp Function, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
2006 Complex Layers, L’Attitude Gallery, Boston, MA
2001 Solo Exhibit, Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
2000 Solo Exhibit, J. David Broudo Gallery of Art, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
1998 Solo Exhibit, Grand Opening,
Topsfield Town Library, Topsfield, MA
1997 Paper Impressions. Eureka Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Impressions from France. Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
1996 The New Storytellers: One of a kind Artists’ Books in Boston Libraries and Museums. Widener Library, Harvard University
Women and Fibers. South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
1995 Books Arts: Images and Words. Cambridge Artists Cooperative, Cambridge, MA
New Paintings in the New England Tradition. Hammond Gallery, Lancaster, OH
1994 Massachusetts College of Art 2D Faculty Exhibit. Copley Artists’ Society, Boston, MA
1993 Curator’s Choice Exhibit. Mast Cove Gallery, Kennebunkport, MA
Solo Exhibit. Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
Selected Alumni Exhibit. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York, College at Oswego (S.U.N.Y.)
1992 Paperscapes. Eureka Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Selections of works on Paper. Rome Art Center, Rome, NY
1991 Meg Black: New Work. Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
1990 Read the Sky for Signs of Snow: Exhibit of Artists’ Books.
Alchemie Gallery, Boston, MA
1989 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibit. Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1988 Sculpture Exhibit. Prudential Center, Boston, MA
1985 Emerging Women Artists. Sound Shore Gallery, Port Chester, NY
Art Rent and Lease International Market Square Minneapolis, MN
Boston Art, 23 Drydock Avenue, Boston, MA
Cove Gallery, 15 Commercial Street, Wellfleet, MA
L’Attitude Gallery 211 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Public and Private Collections (Partial Listing):
State of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Council on the Arts
Worchester Medical Center, Worchester, MA.
HRMP, Danvers, MA
EBSCO Ipswich, MA
Bain Capital, Boston, MA
Law Firm of Peabody and Arnold, Boston, MA
Children’s Hospital, Boston
Worchester Medical Center, Worchester, MA.
Fidelity Investments, Worldwide
Meditech Corporation, Westwood, MA
Lincoln Bank, Syracuse, NY
General Foods, White Plains, NY
Tyler Art Gallery, S.U.N.Y. College at Oswego, NY
Law Offices of Brown, Rudnick, Freed, and Gesmer, Boston, MA
Smith Barney Investments, Syracuse, NY
Houghton Library of Harvard University
Rhode Island School of Design Print Library
Boston Public Library
Smith College Library, North Hampton, MA
Black, Meg, “Landscapes in Paper” Handpapermaking Magazine 17.2 (2002) 36-37.
Black, Meg, and George Hein. “You’re taking us Where? Reaction and Response to a Guided Art Museum Field trip.” in researching Visual Arts Education in Museums and Galleries. London: Kluwer (2003).
Articles and Reviews:
Salem Evening News, Salem MA. March 27, 2002. pp. B1 and B3.
Salem Evening News, Salem MA. February 25, 1999. pp. C1 and C10.
Cape Cod Life. “Painterly Perspectives.” September 1998. Pp. 100-109
Boston Globe (South Weekly). “Three Artists take Paper to Art”
(Review of “Women and Fibers”). December 1, 1996. Pp. 14 and 16
Harvard University Gazette. “Volumes of Revision” (Review of “The New Storytellers”). October 3, 1996. Pp. 1 and 9
Columbus Dispatch. “Views of Nature Lush, Stark, Haunting” (Review of “New Paintings in the New England Tradition”). April 30, 1995 p. 8G
Syracuse New Times. Review of “Paperscapes.” p. 19
Art New England. “Movable Feast.” November 1990. p. 24
Greenwich Times. Review of “Emerging Women Artists.”
March, 1985. p. 8
Home and Garden TV (HGTV) “Our Place.” First airing: April 2, 2002.
Chronicle, WGBH-Channel 5. January, April, 2011