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 & Cheryl 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 Botanical Garden, Boylston,MA

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

Select Group Exhibitions


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

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


Second Anniversary Cotton, Juried by Joanne Mattera, FSFA, Framingham, MA

Natural Selection,  FSFA, Framingham MA

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


“A Communtiy of Artists”, Juried by Katherine French, Director, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham MA

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

12 x 12, Group Show, FSFA, Framingham MA


Unscripted, Juried by Katherine French, FSFA, Framingham, MA

Present Company, Members Exhibition, FSFA, Framingham, MA

Industrial Strength, Juried by Howard Yezerski, FSFA, Framingham MA


Group Show, California Muse Gallery, South Natick, MA

Art Sake Exhibit, Craigville Ma


“Got-Art?” Group Show, Zullo Gallery, Medfield MA


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

Recent Work: C. Clinton & C.O’Malia, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA, 2007


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

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


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


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

“Faculty Exhibit”, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA


“Natural Forces, Three Artist Experience the Landscape”, Artspace Maynard,, MA


“More or Less About Nature”, Artana Gallery, Framingham, MA

Federal Reserve Bank Exhibition, Boston, MA

“Shifting Ground”, Randolph Associates Fine Art, Belmont, MA


“Equinox”, Randolph Associates Fine Art, Belmont, MA

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


“MFA2, Fine Art & Design Thesis Exhibition”, UMD, Dartmouth, MA


Group Show, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA

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


“Works in Progress Exhibition”, I.U.A.V., Venice, Italy


Group Exhibition Hellenic College, Brookline, MA

“Painters’ Paintings” Group Show, Boston, MA


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


Meditech Corporation, Framingham, MA

Numerous Private Collections throughout the US and abroad.


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


Teaching and Public Relations Experience

2010 – Present

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.


Private tutor 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.


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.


Art Teacher, K-7, Norwood Public Schools, Norwood, MA

Summer Arts Camp Coordinator, Danforth Museum School, Framingham, MA

Instructor of Record, Figure Drawing, UMD, N. Dartmouth, MA

Instructor of record for a required beginning figure drawing course.


Instructor of Record, 2D Workshop, UMD, N. Dartmouth, MA

Instructor of record for a required freshman painting course.

Public Relations Coordinator, Saxonville Studios, Framingham, MA


Art Instructor, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

Instructor for both adult and children’s art classes.

Related Professional Experience

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

2000          Juror, Hopkinton Cultural Arts Alliance, Members Exhibition

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.

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