Gallery Representation

Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC

Trident Gallery, Gloucester, MA
 

Solo Exhibitions

Sweet Spots, Art Market Provincetown, Provincetown, MA, 2017
Curated by Debbie Naldoney, owner


Diane Ayott: Love in December

Trident Gallery, Gloucester, MA, 2015

Curated by Matthew Swift, owner
 

Diane Ayott: Jeepers Creepers

Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY 2015

Curated by Kathryn Markel, owner and Debra Marcoux, Gallery Director
 

BEYOND MEASURE: Paintings by Diane Ayott

Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA, 2010–2011

Curated by Bruce Herman, Gallery Director
 

Diane Ayott, Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Curated by Gallery Director, Carol Rabe, 2011
 

Diction: New Work by Diane Ayott, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY 2010

Curated by Kathryn Markel, owner and Debra Marcoux, Gallery Manager
 

Diane Ayott: Upstream, Carol Schlossberg Alumni Gallery, Montserrat College of Art

Beverly, MA, 2009

Curated by Gallery Director, Leonie Bradbury
 

Complexity: Paintings by Diane Ayott, Wheelock College, Boston, MA, 2008

Curated by Gallery Director, Erica Licea-Kane
 

Moment to Moment, New England Currents, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA, 2006

Curated by Katherine French, Museum Director
 

Defining Surface, Hall Space, Boston, MA, 2005

Curated by John Colon, Gallery Director and Owner


Two Person Exhibitions


Coming Round, Trident Gallery, Gloucester, MA, 2017
Curated by Matthew Swift, owner

Selected Group Exhibitions


A Time For Blue, Trident Gallery, Gloucester, MA, 2017
Curated by Matthew Swift, owner

Work x 5, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, 2017
Curated by Dana Salvo, owner

The Physicality of Color, Art Museum, University of Durham, NH, 2015

Curated by Museum Director, Kristina Durocher
 

Paper Works, Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottsville, VA, 2015

Curated by Barbara Buhr, Gallery Director
 

Abstraction and Non-Figurative Approaches, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Bridgehampton, NY, 2014

Curated by Kathryn Markel, Gallery Owner
 

One, Art Market Provincetown, Provincetown, MA 2014

Above and Beyond, Art Market Provincetown, Provincetown, MA 2013

Both curated by Debbie Naldoney, Gallery Curator and Owner
 

Little Languages – Coded Pictures, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY, 2012

Curated by Theresa Hackett and Michelle Weinberg
 

Piece by Piece, Collage and Paper Assemblage From the Art Bank Collection, 2011

US Department of State Art Bank Program, Art Bank Gallery, Harry S Truman Building, Washington, DC
 

Pattern and Repetition, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA, 2010

Curated by Gallery Director, Michele Cohen, Ph.D.


Paintings: Contemporary Realism to Abstraction, Susan Maasch Gallery, Portland, ME, 2010

Curated by Susan Maasch


July Exhibition, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, 2009
Curated by Susan Maasch
 

The Algorithms of Art, McIninch Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, 2009
Curated by Deborah Disston, Gallery Director
 

32nd Small Works Exhibition, Washington Square East Galleries, NYC, 2009
Juried by Danielle Ferris, Director of Stephen Haller Gallery, NYC
 

From Paintings to Drawings, HallSpace Gallery, Dorchester, MA, 2008
Curated by John Colon, Gallery Director
 

New England New Talent, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, 2008
Curated by Kristina Durocher, museum curator; juried by both Ms. Durocher and Cynthia Reeves of Reeves Contemporary, NYC
 

Boston Color, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, 2008
Curated by Kathryn Markel
 

NO CHROMOPHOBIA, OK Harris, New York, 2008
Curated by Richard Witter
 

Consequences of Geometry, McCoy Gallery, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, 2008, Curated by David Raymon
 

Consequences of Geometry, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA, 2007–08
Curated by Craig Bloodgood, Gallery Director


Abstract & Geometric, Woman Made, Chicago, IL, 2007 Kathryn Markel Fine Arts,
Curated by Julie Karabenick
 

Publications

 In conversation with Diane Ayott, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC, Studio interview with Celeste Kaufman, 2016

Paper Works, Fields of Recurrence, Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottsville, VA, online essay by Jennifer Samet 2015

It's a 'Wild Party', by Amanda McGregor, Staff Writer, Salem Evening News, Spring, 2011

Sunday Selection – Diane Ayott, Elisabeth Sheppell Blog, 2011

Monserrat College of Art professor featured in D.C. exhibit, Staff Reporter, Beverly Citizen, Spring, 2011

Color Forms, Part 2, Joanne Mattera Blog, 2010

“Portfolio Magazine”, Montserrat College of Art, Fall, 2009

So Good Interviews Painter, Diane Ayott, Chester College On-line, 2008

Studio Visit, volume three, Open Studio Press, 2008

"The Language of Abstraction, Diane Ayott," Sextant, the Journal of Salem State College, Fall/Spring, 2002

Profile — Diane Ayott, Today, New England College Journal, Spring, 2002
 

Selected Reviews

Susan Mulski, DIANE AYOTT: BEYOND MEASURE, Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham MA, Art New England, Jan/Feb, 2011

Kristen I. Pounds, HallSpace/Boston, and MA— Diane Ayott: Defining Surface, Art New England, Feb/March, 2006
 

Websites

Dianeayott.com

Kathrynmarkelfinearts.com

Trident.gallery

Geoform.net
 

Residencies

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 2016

Horned Dorset Colony, Leonardsville, NY, 2014

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2008, 1995 and 1987
 

Grants

Luz Dorrien Faculty Development Fund, Montserrat College of Art, 2007, 2014

Cornellia Endowed Fund, Montserrat College of Art, 2005, 2007

Luz Dorrien Faculty Development Fund, Montserrat College of Art, 2007

Professional Development Fund, Montserrat College of Art, 2006, 2007, 2016

Professional Development Fund, Salem State College, 2000

Arts Lottery Grant, Landscape Painting, Gloucester Arts and Humanities Council, Gloucester, MA, 1986
 

Collections

Paintings and works on paper are represented in several private, contemporary collections, Foley and Lardner, LLP, Boston, Presbyterian Hospital at Cornell University, NY, Capital One, and the contemporary works on paper collection of the State Department in Washington, DC
 

CURRENT COLLEGE TEACHING


Professor, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Past College Teaching

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

Salem State University, Salem, MA

 
EDUCATION

MFA in painting, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

MS AED, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

Diploma in Painting, Art Institute of Boston

Summa Cum Laude Graduate, B.A., New England College, NH

Consistent Deans List, Honor Student and a recipient of a variety of scholarships, art contests and literary awards throughout higher education experience

 

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