CV

Cheryl Clinton is a fine arts painter, inspired by intuitive memory and lush landscape. Her work indicates a collaborative approach to the arts community and study.

One/ Two Person Exhibitions

2015   Intuitive Navigation, Tenacre Country Day School, Wellesley, MA

2014   Intuitive Navigation, Fountain Street Fine Art (FSFA), Framingham, MA

2012  The Balance Between, James Wilson Rayen & C. Clinton, FSFA, Framingham, MA

2010  Water/Garden Paintings, Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Boston, MA

2009  Blooming: Inspiration From the Backyard II, Sapient 131 Dartmouth St., Boston, MA

2006  Blooming: Inspiration From the Backyard, Milton Gallery, Tower Hill, Boylston,MA

2002  New England Currents, Swartz Gallery, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

1999 Water Works, Emerson Umbrella, Concord, MA

 

Select Group Exhibitions

2017  Boston, MA

Thinking About Water, Overlook Gallery
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Yellow Too
Fountain Street (FS)

2016  Framingham, MA

20 Odd Years: Michelle Albert, C.Clinton, Nicole Maynard-Sahar
Fountain Street Fine Art (FSFA)

2014  Various Locations

Abstract Visions: The Colors & Forms
 Behind the Everyday
Louisa Gould Gallery | 
Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Multiplicity, Curated by Denise Driscoll and Carrie Childs Antonini
FSFA | Framingham, MA

2013  Framingham, MA

Second Anniversary Cotton, Juried by Joanne Mattera
FSFA

Natural Selection
FSFA

Small Works, Curated by Catherine Carter and Robert Collins
Danforth Art Museum/School

2012  Framingham, MA

A Community of Artist, Juried by Katherine French, Director
Danforth Museum of Art

First Anniversary Paper, Juried by James Welu. Director Emrts. Worcester Art Museum
FSFA

12 x 12, Group Show
FSFA

2011  Framingham. MA

Unscripted, Juried by Katherine French
FSFA

Present Company, Members Exhibition
FSFA

Industrial Strength, Juried by Howard Yezerski
FSFA

2010  Various Locations

Group Show
California Muse Gallery | South Natick, MA

Art Sake Exhibit
Craigville, Ma

2008  Medfield, MA

Got-Art?” Group Show
Zullo Gallery

2007  Cambridge, MA

RED, Juried by Jane Farver, Director, MIT List Visual Arts Center
Cambridge Art Association

2006  Various Locations

A Community of Artists
Danforth Museum of Art | Framingham, MA

Small Works, National Exhibition, Juried by Katherine French
Attleboro Arts Museum | Attleboro, MA

2005  Concord, MA

6th Annual Roddy Competition, Juried by Katherine French
Concord Art Association

2004  Various Locations

Group Show, Roxbury Community College
Media Arts Building | Roxbury, MA

Faculty Exhibit
Danforth Museum | Framingham, MA

2003  Maynard, MA

Natural Forces, Three Artist Experience the Landscape
Artspace 

2000  Various Locations

More or Less About Nature
Artana Gallery | Framingham, MA

Federal Reserve Bank Exhibition
Boston, MA

Shifting Ground 
Randolph Associates Fine Art | Belmont, MA

1999  Various Locations

Equinox
Randolph Associates Fine Art | Belmont, MA

Venice 1999, Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition
Casa Italiana Zerili-Marimo | New York, NY

1998  Dartmouth, MA

MFA2, Fine Art & Design Thesis Exhibition 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

1996  Various Locations

Group Show
Gallery 244 | New Bedford, MA

Under Twenty-Five Show
Fort Point Community Gallery | Boston, MA

1995  Venice, Italy

Works in Progress Exhibition
Università Iuav di Venezia

1993  Various Locations

Group Exhibition
Hellenic College | Brookline, MA

Painters’ Paintings
Group Show | Boston, MA

 

Bibliography

O’Gara, J.D. Artist Spotlight: Cheryl Clinton. Local Town Pages, pg 13. April 1, 2015

Cutler, Meredith. Review of, The Balance Between:James Wilson Rayen and Cheryl Clinton. Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham MA.  Artscope Magazine, 28 (Fall 2012).

“‘Strolling’ through Framingham’s Fountain St. Studios,” Metrowest Daily News, Nov. 15, 2009

“Clinton brings ‘Blooming’ to Dover Library, Dover/Sherborn Hometown Weekly, pg 9, Jan.15, 2009

Art Review, Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, Pg.C6, November 18, 2001

“Brush Strokes in the ‘Current,’ ” Metrowest Daily News, October 28, 2001

“Clinton Exhibiting Paintings,” Metrowest Daily News, October 15, 2000

“Clinton’s Colorful Career,” Middlesex News, March 15, 1998

 

Collections

Meditech Corporation, Framingham, MA

New England Bio Labs, Frankfurt, Germany

Numerous Private Collections throughout the US and abroad.

 

Education

1998      University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, (UMD), Master of Fine Arts, N. Dartmouth, MA

1995      New York University, Summer Study Painting Program, Venice, Italy

1994      Framingham State College, Continuing Education, Museum Studies, Framingham, MA

1993      Massachusetts College of Art, (MCA), Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Boston, MA

1991      Summer Study Travel Program, Greek Landscape Painting, Skopelos, Greece

 

Related Professional Experience

2017
Advisor, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA
Responsible for: Artist mentoring and new member recruitment, exhibition scheduling, consulting on long term planning and gallery evolution and growth.

2015
Juror, 30 Under 30, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

2010 – 2017
Co Founder-Director & Curator, Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery, Framingham, MA
Responsible for: development and implementation of business plan, marketing, publicity, budget, accounting, artist recruitment & retention, all aspects of exhibition development, installation & sales.

2000
Juror, Hopkinton Cultural Arts Alliance, Members Exhibition

1999-Present
Private mentor and workshop leader for beginning through advanced artists and creatives in drawing, painting and mixed media. Hands on workshops done in conjunction with informational lectures about painting and the creative process.

1999
Artist Mentor, Art All State, Worcester Art Museum
Art intensive weekend retreat for high school students.  Artist mentors worked with groups of 20+ students to create an installation piece inspired by artwork with in the museum collection.

1998-2004
Founder & Public Relations Coordinator, Fountain Street Studios, Framingham, MA
Responsible for bringing together over 40 artists and organizing all aspects of publicity for Annual Open Studio Event. Including: fund-raising, advertising, writing press releases, organizing and sending media packets, and developing media contact information.

1994-1996
Public Relations Coordinator,
Saxonville Studios, Framingham, MA

1995-2007
Art Instructor, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA,
Instructor for both adult and children’s art classes.

Visiting Artist

2015      Tenacre Country Day School, Wellesley MA, & Miller Elementary School, Holliston, MA

2001      Brophy School, Fuller Middle School, & Framingham High School, Framingham, MA

2000      Barbieri, Hemenway, Potter Road, Stapleton, & Woodrow Wilson Schools, Framingham, MA

1999      Brophy Elementary School, and Hemenway Elementary School, Framingham, MA