SUMMARY

Designer, Art Director, Creative Consultant and Filmmaker with over 15 years experience working with cultural and educational organizations, including large-scale project and event management, exhibition, program development and community engagement. 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016

"Fashion Statements", ArtProv Gallery, Providence, RI

2015

Juried Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

Summer Faculty Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design: Continuing Education, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

2014                 

National Juried Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Kathryn Shultz Gallery, Cambridge , MA

Summer Faculty Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design: Continuing Education, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

“Paper Doll Project: Artists In the Archive”, AS220 Project Space, Providence, RI 

“Periphery”, Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Exhibition, Keeseh Studios, Providence, RI

 “The Beloved Community”, MLK Series Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design, Exposé Gallery, Providence, RI

2013                

Elected Members Annual Exhibition, Art League of Rhode Island, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI

 19 On Paper Anniversary Exhibition, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

 The Print Exchange, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York City, NY

 The Print Exchange, Graphic Arts Workshop, San Francisco, CA

 “New Mythologies II”, Candita Clayton Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

“Diverse Views”, Two-person Exhibition, Krause Gallery, Moses Brown, Providence, RI

2012                

Pool Art Fair NY, New York City, NY

Newport Annual Exhibition, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Elected Members Annual Exhibition, Art League of Rhode Island, Jamestown Art Center, Jamestown, RI

Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Juried Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Providence, RI

“Remembering”, Juried Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

2011                

Newport Annual Exhibition, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Creative Impact Series Juried Exhibition, Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Gallery, Providence, RI 

“Things With Wings”, Invitational, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI 

Comfort Zone, Art League of Rhode Island, Portsmouth Artist Guild, Portsmouth, RI

“Pictures At the Exhibition”, State Ballet of Rhode Island, Bannister Gallery: Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

Pawtucket Foundation Annual Prize Exhibition, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Gallery, Pawtucket, RI 

Members Annual Exhibition, Art League of Rhode Island, Salve Regina University Gallery, Newport, RI

2010                 

Providence Art Windows, Providence, RI 

Two-person Exhibition, AS220, Providence, RI

Pawtucket Foundation Multicultural Exhibition, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

2009                

“Book as Post-Modern”, 5 Traverse Gallery, Providence, RI  

2003                

Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

Two-person Exhibition, AS220, Providence, RI

2002                

“Works On Paper”, Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

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AWARDS

2016                Best Feature Film, The Dorry Awards, Providence RI

2012                Juror’s Grand Prize, Pawtucket Foundation Annual Prize Exhibition, PAC Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

                        Rhode Island School of Design Scholarship Award

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PUBLISHED WORK

2015                The Contemporary Art of Nature: Mammals, Schiffer Publishing, PA

2014                Collage: Contemporary Artists Hunt and Gather, Cut and Paste, Mash Up and Transform, Chronicle Books, CA

FILMOGRAPHY

2018                 RI ART ARCHIVE PROJECT: Street Style (Forthcoming)

2018                 RI ART ARCHIVE PROJECT: Curated Notions (Forthcoming)

2016                 RI ART ARCHIVE PROJECT: Female Forces: Women In the Arts

                         Premiere: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; Broadcast: WSBE-TV Rhode Island PBS

2013                 RI ART ARCHIVE PROJECT: Artists and Community

                         Premiere: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; Broadcast: WSBE-TV Rhode Island PBS

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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

WRITE RI, Providence, RI                                                  Juror | 2017

PROVIDENCE ATHENAEUM, Providence, RI                    Board of the Directors | 2014-2016

GALLERY NIGHT PROVIDENCE, Providence, RI              Board of the Directors | 2016

RI HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Providence, RI                        50 YEARS OF RI ART  | 2015-2016

ART LEAGUE OF RHODE ISLAND, Providence, RI           Board of the Directors 2011-2016

PAWTUCKET ARTS COLLABORATIVE, Pawtucket, RI     Board of Directors | 2009-2012

OPEN STUDIOS: PAWTUCKET, Pawtucket, RI                     Co-Chair | 2010-2011

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EXPERIENCE

 

CURATOR / CO-CREATOR  | 2017-2018

THE FOLD | PVD

A programming series, highlighting new spaces and people who believe in Community  + Culture + Connection fostering new conversations within the literature, arts, and cultural heritage communities for the City of Providence.

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING | 2016

 The Providence Athenaeum

Develop programs and initiatives with community and cultural partnerships fostering the humanities, literature, history, science, arts and culture communities, including a curated salon series, guest lectures, community discussions and symposiums focused on cultural development and discussion.

ART DIRECTOR | 2013-2015

Managed a successful design studio providing curated art packages and design services to a variety of clients ranging from commercial interior designers, corporate clients and architects nationally and internationally.

CREATIVE PRODUCER /  DIRECTOR | 2012-2016

RI ART ARCHIVE PROJECT

Curate and produce a documentary film series archiving the arts, culture and humanities within the community of Rhode Island. Documented subjects include artists, curators, museum directors, librarians and preservationists, historians and collectors.

ARTIST AS ARCHIVIST  | 2011-2016

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design |  The Providence Athenaeum |  AS220  |  Leo Narducci Archives |  Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 

Worked within institutional and private archives to develop public projects, exhibitions and classes and programming. Combining photography, illustration, and installation elements, subject matter ranged from art, fashion, science and literature.

INDEPENDENT CURATOR | EDUCATIONAL + PROGRAM MANAGEMENT| 2006-2016

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design; Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College; Newport Art Museum; Providence Art Club; Rhode Island Historical Society; Providence Preservation Society; Rhode Island State Council for the Arts; The Art League of Rhode Island; The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative. 

Curated exhibitions for galleries and non-profit art organizations, in a wide variety of themes and mediums, throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts, working with gallery and museum management planning exhibitions and installation. Integrated educational programming with artists and organizations, including lectures, panel discussions, workshops, and interdisciplinary events for young adults and adult audiences.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER | 2002-2014

Developed graphic design, identity and branding graphics, including printed materials, window displays and vehicle signage. Clients included: Non-profit organizations, restaurants, retail,

museums, galleries and artists.

PUBIC ART MURALIST | 2002-2007

Illustrated and painted wall murals and ceiling tiles, integrating art into the medical landscape.

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SELECTED TEACHING

- Guest Critic, Apparel Department, Rhode Island School of Design

- Two-Dimensional Design Principles Instructor, Continuing Education Degree Program, Rhode Island School of Design

- Two-Dimensional Design Principles Instructor, Providence Art Club

- Guest Critic, Summer Studies Program, Rhode Island School of Design

- Guest Critic, Pre-College Program, Rhode Island School of Design

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SELECTED LECTURES/ TALKS

- Creative Impact Series, Rhode Island State Council for the Arts

- Panel Moderator, Newport Art Museum, Bannister Gallery, Providence Art Club, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

- Interactive Spaces, Alliance of Artists Communities Annual Conference, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

- International Student Engagement Mentor Program, Rhode Island School of Design | AS220

- Pre-College Summer Program, Rhode Island School of Design

- Illustration Department Degree Program, Rhode Island School of Design

- Artist-In-the-Archive, Salon Series, The Providence Athenaeum

- RI ART ARCHIVE PROJECT Symposium, International Student Engagement Program, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

- RI ART ARCHIVE PROJECT, Filmmakers + Artists Talk, Providence Art Club | Newport Art Museum

- Communicators in Arts and Business, AS220

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PUBLICATIONS / PRESS

 2015                 RI Art Archive Project, Rhode Island Creative Magazine

2014                 RI Art Archive Project: Women’s Film, Collect Magazine: Art+Design for the Curated Lifestyle

2014                 Local Art Scene Celebrated in Film, Our RISD

2013                 RI Art Archive Project Highlighting Rhode Island Artists, Providence Journal

2013                 RI Art Archive Project at Bannister Gallery, Art In New England

2013                 Historic Exhibition of RI Artists at Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College News

2013                 Five Questions with Holly Gaboriault, Providence Business News

2013                 Telling the Stories of Internationally Acclaimed Artists In Our Backyard, Rhode Island Foundation

2010                 Book As Post Modern: 5 Traverse Gallery, Providence Journal

2009                 AS220’s Open Window: Holly Gaboriault, Big, Red & Shiny

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EDUCATION

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration

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*Complete list of Exhibitions and Experience provided upon request