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Carol Bajen-Gahm

www.BajenGahm.com

cbajen_gahm45@hotmail.com

781-869-0038

EDUCATION

 

1997 University of Massachusetts/Amherst: Master’s Degree,

     music, jazz & classical composition

1964 Boston University, BaA degree, music & philosophy

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017 Outport Bonavista, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, Newfoundland

2013 Vestiges, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2010 Notes from the Interior: One Financial Plaza & NAI Plotkin present Carol Bajen-Gahm, Springfield, MA

2008 Shifts in Balance, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, Newfoundland

2002 Inner Landscapes, Burnett Gallery, Amherst, MA

1997 Wounding Wording Weaving, Interdisciplinary multimedia installation, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, Amherst, MA

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 FORCES & artifacts, THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, The Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY

1997 Recent Paintings and Assemblages, Carol Bajen-Gahm & DeAnna McConnell, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, MA

1995 New Works, Carol Bajen-Gahm & Delores Dunning, Harvard University Gutman Library, Cambridge, MA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017 A Year End Celebration, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2015 Winter Works, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2015 30 + 1, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2015 Paper, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2013 Seven Exhibition, Castle Hill Center for the Arts, 7th Annual International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA,

2012 10th Anniversary Exhibit, A3 Gallery, Amherst, MA

2011 From the Studio, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2011 She Traces, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2011 Atlanticus, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2010 From the Studio, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2010 Media Mix, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

2009 Toronto Art Fair, represented by Christina Parker Gallery

2009 Time & Place, Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Sir Wilfred Grenfell Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL

2009 Out of the Studio, Zea Mays Printmaking Studio, Florence, MA

2008 Toronto Art Fair, represented by Christina Parker Gallery

2008 Strength in Color, Agora Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2007 Enigmatic Abstraction, Agora Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2007 Out of the Studio, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John's, NL

2007 Toronto Art Fair, represented by Christina Parker Gallery

2007 Arts in Harmony, Elk River Art Center, MN

2007 Works on Paper, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

2006 Visions in Tune, Agora Gallery, New York, NY

2006 Abstraction and Landscape, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2005 Toronto Art Fair, represented by Christina Parker Gallery

2005 Light-Stream, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2004 Members Show, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s NL

2003 New Members Show, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2003 Time Pieces, Barnes Gallery, Leverett, MA

2002 Small Wonders, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA

2002 Reactions: Collective Voices in Response to the Tragedy of 9/11. Exit Art, New York, NY, moved to the Library of Congress, Washington,  DC 2003

2002 New Members Show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA

2001 Beyond Our Vision, Bemidjii Community Art Center, Bemidjii, MN

2000 One Hundred Sacred Visions, Payerbach, Austria

1996 Leverett Arts & Crafts Show, Barnes Gallery, Leverett, MA

1996 Joining Forces:  Flowers and Art, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, MA

 

COLLECTIONS

 

R&F Paints, 84 Ten Broeck Av, Kingston, NY.

NAI Plotkin, One Financial Plaza, Springfield, MA.

Northampton Community Music Center, Northampton, MA.

James Baird Gallery, Pouch Cove, Newfoundland.

Private Collections in the United States and Canada

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2016 Two Rooms Residency, Duntara, NL

2016 Odysseys Costa Rica, San Ramón, Costa Rica

2006 Robert P. MacNamara Artist’s Residency, Westport Island, ME

2006 Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

2005 Julia and David White Artists’ Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica

2003 Dorland Mountain Arts Center, Temecula, CA

2002 James Baird Residency, Pouch Cove, NL

 

ARTIST TALKS

 

2011 Anna Templeton Center, St John’s, NL

2006 Robert P. MacNamara Artist’s Residency, Westport Island, ME

2006 Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, Artist slide talk

1997 University of Massachusetts/Amherst, Amherst, MA, Slide lecture, The Lively Arts

1997 University of Massachusetts/Amherst, Amherst, MA, Artist talk, Herter Gallery

 

TEACHING

 

Torbay Bight Studio, Torbay, NL: Encaustic & pigment stick workshops 2013 – present.

RF Paints, Kingston, NY:  Instructor at large.  Present encaustic and pigment stick workshops in Newfoundland, 2009-present

University of Massachusetts/Amherst, Amherst, MA:  The Lively Arts,  ndergraduate  course covering art, photography, dance, music &   theater, 1995-2002.

Chosun University, Kwang ju Institute for Science & Technology, Kwang-ju,South Korea. Taught undergraduate and graduate students English as a

Second Language, 1998 – 1999.

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

1997 Wording, Wounding, Weaving Installation incorporated into curriculum for MU 150, The Lively Arts, University of Amherst, Amherst, MA

 

GRANTS

 

2006 Robert P. MacNamara Artist’s Residency, stipend for attendance

2006 Joan Mitchell grant for attendance, Santa Fe Art Institute

1997 UMASS Arts Council Grant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, for installation: Wording, Wounding, Weaving

1997 SACEF Grant, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, Amherst MA, for installation: Wording, Wounding Weaving

1989 Joan Blackmer Grant, to accompany and aid photographer and writer in the cataloging, cleaning and evaluation of paintings of modernist painter

and Jungian analyst, Barbara Hannah in Zurich, Switzerland

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

Member, New England Wax,  2013 - 2014.

Board member, VANL, Visual Artists of Newfoundland & Labrador, 2010-2013.

Faculty Council, Northampton Community Music Center, Northampton, MA  2000 - 2003.

Docent, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA 1988-1990.

Founding Board Member, Emerson Umbrella, Concord, MA, building  &   association for artists’ spaces, 1982-1983.

Member, Concord Artist’s Collaborative, Concord, MA 1980-1983.

Board member, Concord Area Music School Association (CAMSA), 1977-1980.

 

ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT

 

Concord Art Association, Concord, MA.  Administrative Assistant. Preparation of gallery for shows, hanging of exhibits.  Handled bulk mailing,

correspondence.  1980-1982.

 

PUBLICATIONS, INTERVIEWS

 

2017 Riddle Fence Magazine, images chosen for Issue # 28

2013 There and Not There, Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, St. John’s, NL

2013 Experience Painting, John Howell White, Davis Publications Inc,Worcester, MA, image chosen for publication in high school textbook

2009 Time & Place, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, catalogue, Corner Brook, NL

2008 ARTisSpectrum, The Chelsea Perspective, article, Vol. 19, New York, NY

2006 Fascinating Studies in Layered Media, Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, St.John’s, NL

2005 Gallery Profile, Stephanie Porter, The Independent, St. John’s, NL

2004 The Gallery, Carol Bajen-Gahm, Stephanie Porter, The Sunday Independent, St. John’s, NL

2002 Artist’s Journey Overseas Provides Inspiration for Art, Nina Bander, Art Scene, The Recorder, Greenfield, MA

 

BROADCAST MEDIA

 

2007 Citywide, WNYU 89.1 FM, interview with Arash Afgahi, New York, NY

2006 NTV Evening News, with Angela Antle, St. John’s, Newfoundland, April 2006

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

Sivarulrasa Gallery, Almonte, Ontario, Canada