Resume

Group Exhibits/collaborative projects

2017

National Arts Program Boston, City of Boston employees and family exhibit, Scollay Square Gallery, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

Welcome to Our Garden, mother/daughter exhibit with Clare Schwelm, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA

Flower Show, group thematic exhibit, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

Aether, group thematic exhibit curated by Faith Johnson, Arnheim Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA

2016

Ladyfest Benefit, group charity exhibit, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

Standing Rock Benefit, group charity exhibit, Distillery, Boston, MA

Holiday Small Works Show, group exhibit, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

2014

PLAY, group thematic exhibit, Boston LGBTQUIA Artist Alliance, Boston, MA

2013

Flower Show, Spring 40th Anniversary Fundraiser, Gateway Arts, Brookline, MA

Grayscale, group thematic exhibit, UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

2010

Cruciverbal, group exhibit based on crossword puzzle clues curated by Fiona Kelly, Cork, Ireland

Jamaica Plain Open Studios, participating artist, 17 Boynton St., Jamaica Plain, MA

2009

Actaeon’s Wake, participating artist in bike ride and performance event organized by Andrew Barco, Berwick Research Institute, Boston, MA  

Lost in Thought: an evening of performative works, participating artist in event organized by Faith Johnson at 57Delle, Mission Hill, Boston, MA

2008

Cork Harbour Project:  Beyond the Myths, group exhibition at Sirius Arts Center, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland

Out of the Blue, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA Juror’s Choice Award

New Art 2008, Michael Price Gallery, Boston, MA

International Fiber Collaborative, participating artist collaborating with Kate Taylor on site-specific collaborative installation conceptualized by Jennifer Marsh, Syracuse, NY

2007

U Complete Me, a rotating group show at G126, Galway, Ireland

Even Odd, National University of Ireland Galway M.F.A. Degree Show

2006

Get Lost! Rediscover Galway, public art project for Tulca Fringe Festival, Galway, Ireland

Present Tense, non-traditional drawing show at artSPACE@16, Boston MA

2005 

Dream Bitches CD Release and exhibition, group exhibition in conjunction with concert, The Journal, New York NY

The Castle Show, site-specific installation in 16th c. castle, Clare, Ireland

Solo Exhibitions/installations

2013

Miniature Gardens, exhibit of new drawings at Fresh Hair Salon, Jamaica Plain, MA in participation with 1st Thursday art events

2009

The World is Woven and Other Stories:  An installation by Meaghan Schwelm, solo exhibition at Artist’s Foundation/Proof Gallery, Boston, MA  

Emanate:  New Work by Meaghan Schwelm, solo exhibition at Boston Public Library Jamaica Plain Branch Library, Jamaica Plain, MA

2005

2 Solos, joint-solo exhibition at artSPACE @ 16, Boston MA artSPACE@16 winner of 2008 WBZ News 4 Best of Boston Gallery

Residencies

2007

Cork Harbour Project, an international research-based residency focused on Cork Harbour, Sirius Arts Center, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland 

Education

M.L.S. Simmons College, 2013

Apprenticeship, Private Studio of Weaver/Fiber Artist Judy Connor Jones, Plymouth, MA 2008

M.F.A. National University of Ireland Galway, 2007

B.F.A. with Honors, Montserrat College of Art, 2003

Honors and Awards

Juror’s Choice, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro MA 2008