Bernice Massé Rosenthal
Solo and 2-person Exhibitions
2019: Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Solo. Assemblages.
2018: APE Gallery, Northampton, MA. 2-person. “Lost and Found”, Assemblages.
2017: Carey Gallery at Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, ME. Solo. Assemblages.
2016: Pemaquid Watershed Association, Damariscotta, ME. Solo. Assemblages and collage.
2015: The First Bank, Damariscotta, ME. Solo. Assemblages.
2012: Newcastle Square Realty, Damariscotta, ME. Solo. Collage and Assemblages.
2006: Burnett Gallery, Jones Library, Amherst, MA. “Act II, Scene I”, a 2-person show. Assemblages and collage.
2010-2016: River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, ME. Juried show. Assemblages.
2011, 2012: Boothbay [ME] Region Art Foundation, “ArtinMe” statewide juried art exhibition. Assemblages.
2011-2012: Messler Gallery at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. ME. “Maine Wood 2012”, a juried exhibition. Assemblage from Chair Series.
2015, 2010-2013, 2008: Stable Gallery, Damariscotta, ME. Featured artist group and regular exhibitor. Assemblages and collage.
2015: The Pemaquid Group of Artists, Pemaquid Point, ME. Assemblages and collage.
2015: Markings Gallery, Bath, ME. Assemblages.
2013-2014: Gifts at 136, Damariscotta, ME. Small assemblages.
2011: Bayview Gallery, Brunswick, ME. Group show “Her Mark, 2011”, 9 assemblages.
2010: Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, ME. Assemblage.
2009: Chicopee (MA) Public Library. Assemblage.
2008, 2007: Nacul Center, Amherst, MA. Assemblages and collage.
2007: Chicopee (MA) Public Library. Collage; awarded best in category.
2007: Goodlander Gallery, Easthampton, MA. Assemblages; awarded best in category.
2006: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Participating artist, December sale. Assemblage, collage.
2006: Northampton [MA] Center for the Arts; “Keeping the Flame”. Sculptural assemblages.
2005: Barnes Gallery, Leverett [MA] Arts and Crafts. Sculpture.
2005: Fiber Arts Center, Amherst, MA. Collage.
1979: Mystic [CT] Art Festival. Sculpture.
1977: Slater Museum, Norwich, CT. Sculpture.
1974: Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA. Sculpture.
1973: Cyclorama, Boston, MA. Painting.
1972: Cyclorama, Boston, MA. Sculpture installation as part of fifth-year traveling scholars exhibition.
1968-1972: Student exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; City Hall, Boston; and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.
Drawings, paintings, sculpture and assemblages in several private collections.
1967-1971: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Majors in sculpture and drawing; minors in painting and graphics.
1971-1972: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fifth-year graduate study: Awarded the Rebecca R. Joselin and Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Fellowships, taken as travel in Greece.
1978, 1981: Work-study apprenticeship at the Lyman Allyn Museum Conservation Laboratory, New London
1982, 1984: Apprenticeship workshops in Paper Conservation.
Occupation and experiences related to art
1980-2007: Paper Conservator in private practice specializing in flat printed paper, with particular expertise in cartographic material.
2005: Assisted David Fichter in painting the “West Cemetery Mural Project” in downtown Amherst, MA.
2004: Mural painting on columns in Amherst’s downtown parking garage.
Mid-90’s: Scene painter for Amherst LSSE (Leisure Service) and Amherst Regional High School Musical productions.
1984-1985: Scene painter, American Musical Theater, New London, CT.
1976-1980: Reconstruction and renovation of eighteenth-century family residence, North Stonington, CT.
1978-1979: Children’s Programs, at home.
1968-1973: Adult Education Program, Brookline, MA.
1971: East End House, Cambridge, MA.
1971: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Assistant in sculpture department.
2013-2017 Docent at the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Pemaquid Point, ME.
2011: Mid-coast Steward’s Program. Damariscotta River Association, Damariscotta, ME
2007-2008; 2009-2010: Volunteer Friend at the Carpenter’s Boatshop, Pemaquid, ME. Shaker style chair construction.
2006-2009: Member, Burnett Gallery Committee, Amherst, MA.
2000-2004: Member, Amherst Public Art Commission.
1998-2007: Member, Amherst Representative Town Meeting.
1980-1996: American Institute of Conservators; Associate Member.