Thaddeus Beal


Resume


Education

1989 Fifth Year Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1973 Stanford Law School, JD, Palo Alto, CA
1969 Yale College, BA, New Haven, CT


Career Background

1981-84 Senior Partner, Peabody and Brown (now Nixon-Peabody), Boston, MA
1975-81 Lawyer, Peabody and Brown, Boston, MA
1973-75 Criminal Prosecutor, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, Boston, MA


One Person Exhibitions

2017 Narrative Lines, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2015 Broken Symmetry, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2014 Meantime, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2010  Strings, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2009  

Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA

2009 EO art lab, Chester, CT
2008 Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY
2007 EO art lab, Chester, CT
2005 O'H+T Gallery, Boston, MA
2004 Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY
2003 OZ Gallery, Provincetown, MA
O'H+T Gallery, Boston, MA
New England School of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2001 O'H+T Gallery, Boston, MA
1999 Andrea Marquit Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1995 Andrea Marquit Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1991 Akin Gallery, Boston, MA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Becoming, Hotchkiss School Art Gallery, Lakeville, CT
Mathematics and Art, Suffolk University Art Gallery, Boston, MA
2016 Shady Hill Art Show 2016, Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA
2015 The National Weather Biennale, National Weather Center, Norman, OK

With Marjorie Forte, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

Blanche Ames Annual, Ames Mansion, North Easton, MA

Annual Juried Exhibitions, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

2014 An Exhibition of Fine Art Printmaking, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Blanche Ames Annual, Ames Mansion, North Easton, MA
2013 Salon Exhibition,Our Printmakers Exhibition and Big + Small, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2012 Fragile Navigation, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
  ReThink INK, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
  Blanche Ames Annual, Ames Mansion, North Easton, MA
  Proof of Purchase, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
  Chronos & Kairos,20th European Artists Symposium, Essen, Germany
  Off The Wall, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
2011 Action Abstraction, Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ
  Back Gallery, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
  Synesthesia, EO art lab, Chester CT
  Chain Letter, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA
2010  BOS at GASP, Gasp Gallery, Brookline, MA
  Relationship: A Print-A Painting, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
  Shared Response, EO art lab, Chester, CT 
2009 Give and Take, EO art lab, Chester, CT
  Art in the Round Barn, Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
  Group Experiment, EO art lab, Chester, CT
2008 Group Dynamics, EO art lab, Chester, CT

Natural Acts, Massachusetts Convention + Exhibition Center, Boston, MA

Painted Visions, Art Space Gallery, Maynard, MA

Group Therapy, EO art lab, Chester, CT

2007 Big Bang! Abstract Painting for the 21st Century, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Painted Visions, Paintings By Award-Winning Massachusetts Artists, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA

2005 Drawing Show, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY
White, Black, and Inbetween, O'H+T Gallery, Boston, MA
2004 Project Room, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY
Spiritual Geometry, New Art Center, Newton, MA
2003

Project Room, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

Energy, (juried by Carl Belz), CAA University Place, Cambridge, MA; (Best of Show)

2001 Workshop Traditions: Printmaking in Boston since 1960, Boston University Art Gallery
2000 National Prize Show (curated by Carl Belz), Cambridge Art Assocation, Cambridge, MA
1999 Ninth Triennial, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
1997

The Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

New England/New Talent, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1991 Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA


Honors & Awards & Fellowships

2016 Finalist Grant Recipient (in drawing), Massachusetts Cultural Council
2014 Finalist Grant Recipient (in drawing), Massachusetts Cultural Council
Living Room Host Project, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
2012 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Traveling Fellowship
2006 Artist Grant Recipient (in painting), Massachusetts Cultural Council
2002 Artist Grant Recipient (in painting), Massachusetts Cultural Council Invited Artist and Fellow at the Assilah International Cultural Festival, Assilah, Morocco
1999 Award of Excellence, Paperworks 99 (Richard S. Field, Yale Curator, Juror)
1996 Fellowship, New England Foundation for the Arts
1994 Finalist, James Hubbard Traveling Scholarship
1990 Fellowship [in painting], Massachusetts Artists Foundation
1989 Dana Pond Competition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
1988 Boit Competition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
1987 Dana Pond Competition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
1986 Boit Competition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts


Selected Bibliography

2015 Cate McQuaid, "Obscured by Clouds," The Boston Globe, March 11

2012 Cate McQuaid, “Prints That Connect Artists and Communities,” The Boston Globe, July 4
  Elaine Mehalakes, “ReThink INK: 25 Years At Mixit Print Studio, Boston Public Library,” Art In Print, Volume 2, July/August
  Alicia Faxon, “Off The Wall,” Art New England, July/August
2009 Anne Krinsky, “Thaddeus Beal: Rhythm and (Re)Emergence,” Art New England, Oct/Nov 2009
2007 Cate McQuaid, "Thaddeus Beal: New Paintings," The Boston Globe, Jan 18
2006 Charles Giuliano, "Burger -- Laying Down the Law," Maverick Arts Magazine #226, Feb 11
2005 Charles Giuliano, "Beer and Burgers with...Gerry Bergstein," Maverick Arts Magazine #175, Feb 28
2003 Cate McQuaid, "Controlled Chaos," The Boston Globe, October 10
Cate McQuaid, "Painting a New Career," The Boston Globe, May 30
2002 Shawn Hill, "Thaddeus Beal: Works on Paper and Paintings," ART New England, Dec/Jan ‘02
2000 Cate McQuaid, "Picture Perfect,"; The Boston Globe, March 2
Charles Giuliano, "Picture Perfect," catalogue essay, New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Boston, MA
1999 Cate McQuaid, "Beal's abstract universe . . . ", The Boston Globe, June 3
1995 Paintings That Fuse Art, Science," The Boston Globe, February 2
1991 Nancy Stapen, "Striking images in a World of Their Own," The Boston Globe, May 23
1990 Mary Sherman, "Thaddeus Beal, Hans Evers, Tim Murdoch," The Boston Globe, March 8


Collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (Department of Prints & Drawings)
Massachusetts Convention + Exhibition Center (commissioned)
The Boston Stock Exchange
Beth Israel Hospital
Simmons College
Pfizer Corporation
In numerous law firms, corporations and private collections around Boston