JAMES WOODSIDE Paintings and Drawings
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Buildings, Interiors and Objects (paintings)
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Nature, Water and Weather (paintings)
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Simple Sea/Sky Horizons (paintings)
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Antarctica Works
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James Woodside, b:1957

Director of Visual Art, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, MA


1983             M.F.A., HoffbergerSchool of Painting

                    Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland


1980             Whitney Fellowship, Independent Study Program

                    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York


1980             B.F.A., University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware



Individual Exhibitions:


2013-14           Artisans Way Fine Art & Contemporary Craft, Concord, MA
2006                Outside, Lamont Gallery,
Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

2005                The Tatistcheff Gallery, 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY

2003                The Tatistcheff Gallery, 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY

2003                Fuller Hall, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH

2003                Department of Art Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2002                McKinney Gallery, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

1999                Bentley College Art Gallery, Bentley College, Waltham, MA

1989-2013        Pooke Gallery, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, MA

1991                Kathryn Sermas Gallery, 19 Greene Street, New York, NY

1987                Leonarda Di Mauro Gallery, 49 East 96th St., New York, NY

1983                C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD



Other Selected Showings:

2014                Wicked 2014 Juried Show, Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA 

                       (Jurors: Hope Turner & Zola Solamente of Arden Gallery, Boston)

2007-14           Mark Sublette Modern, Tucson, AZ
2006                The I/O Gallery, Cornwall, CT 

2003-05           Art in Embassies Program, United States Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam

2002                America, The Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C.

2000-06           Tatistcheff Gallery, 529 W. 20th Street, New York, NY

2002                MPG Gallery, 228 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

2001                Harmony of Land: Melody of Color, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

2001                Celebrating New Hampshire’s Forests, McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH

2001-02           Horton Gallery, 237 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

2000                VIA Gallery, 83 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

2000                Arts Around Boston Exhibit 2000, Boston, MA

2000                Creiger-Dane Gallery (Office Environments of New England), Boston, MA 

2000                Artists Who Teach, Center for the Arts in Natick, Natick, MA

1999                Land, Sea & Beyond,  MPG Gallery, 285 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

1998-2014       McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH

1996                The Gamble Mansion, Boston, MA 

1995                Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

1993                Eyes on the Earth,  Earthwatch Headquarters, Watertown, MA

1991                Art Faculty/ Invitational Alumni, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

1986                Helio Galleries, New York, NY

1986                Church and State,  Zeus-Trabia Gallery, New York, NY                            

1986                Artists Take Liberties, On The Wall Gallery, New York,NY                        

1986                Artists Take Liberties, On The Wall Gallery, New York, NY

1986                Micro IV and Micro V, Now Gallery, New York, NY

1986                Micro-Miami, Artifacts Art Salon, Miami, Florida

1986                Dalia Tawil Gallery, New York, NY

1985                Recommendations ’85, White Columns Gallery (at Kamikaze Klub), NY, NY

1984                History as Content, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington D.C.                      



Gallery Affiliations:


Mark Sublette Modern, Tucson, AZ www.marksublettemodern.com

McGowan Fine Art, Concord NH



Selected Collections:

The Francis H. Williams Collection -  NY, NY & Wellesley, MA

National Science Foundation, Office of Polar Programs

(Permanent collection at Palmer Station, Antarctica)

Fidelity Investments - Boston, MA

Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC - Boston, MA

University of Delaware (Permanent Collection) - Newark, DE




New American Paintings, No. 92 Northeast Edition, 2011 - Juror: Laura Hoptman, Curator of Painting & Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, NYC


American Artist Magazine, Painting at the Ends of the Earth, feature article by John A. Parks, February 2007


The New York Times (Art Guide) Antarctica” at Tatistcheff, by Ken Johnson, Nov. 28, 2003


Lao Dong Hanoi, Vietnam “Art in Embassies”, by Le Quang Vinh, Sept. 21, 2003


National Public Radio (Boston affiliate, website) – paintings and audio interview, 2003


The Sanford Herald “Woodside’s awesome journey”, by Susan Farrington, March 30, 2003


Natick Bulletin & Tab “A painting journey leads to Antarctica”, by Jim Woodside, March 14, 2003


MetroWest Daily News “Another world view / Local artist brings back bits of Antarctica”, by Shannon Haley Daggett, February 28, 2003


The Antarctic Sun “Two ways to paint at Palmer”, by Kristan Hutchison, and “Around the Continent: Visit to Old Palmer”, by Tom Cohenour, Feb. 2, 2003 (both articles)


Natick Bulletin & Tab “Polarizing Experience”, Jan. 24, 2003


The Boston Globe (Globe West) “Painter goes the distance for his art / Antarctic landscapes on his horizon”, by Eun Lee Koh, Dec. 25, 2002


MetroWest Daily News (front page) “The barren beauty at the end of the earth / Natick artist to paint Antarctic landscape”, by Shannon Haley Daggett, Dec. 21,2002


The Philadelphia Inquirer “Landscapes with glamour”, by Victoria Donohoe, April 7, 2002


University City Review “Hello, Horton”, by R.B. Strauss, January 9, 2002


Art New England “Celebrating New Hampshire’s Forests” at McGowan Fine Art, by Rich McKown, Oct./Nov. 2001


New Hampshire Magazine (NHreview) “Picturing a Wild Century” at McGowan Fine Art, by Barbara Coles, July 2001


The Record Enterprise “Summer Exhibitions at PlymouthState College”, by Betsy Cheney, June 28, 2001


The Union Leader (NH Weekend) “Sense of myth threads through college exhibits”, by Laura Pope, June 28, 2001


The Boston Sunday Globe, BentleyCollege art gallery, Jan. 10, 1999


Artspeak “…Let me count the ways.”, by Abraham Ilein, April 16, 1987


The Washington Post (Style) “New Art From Horrors Past”, by Paul Richard, Oct. 2, 1984


Awards, Visiting Artist, Lecturing, Educational:


2006 - Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Visiting Artist and Lecturer


2006 & 2007 - Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China, Guest Instructor, Drawing Classes


2001 & 2004 - Teacher/Researcher, "Teaching and Learning in Visual Arts Project", (funded by the J. Getty Trust), Project Zero - Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Co-Principal Investigators: Lois Hetland & Ellen Winner


2004 - Olin Fine Arts Center, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA, Visiting Artist and Lecturer


2004 - Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Visitng Artist and Lecturer


2003 - University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Visiting Artist (graduate painting students) and Lecturer


2003 - New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH, Gallery Talk 


2003 - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.,“Painting in Antarctica”, Science Seminar Series, April 29, 2003, Lecturer


2003 - Grantee, National Science Foundation, Office of Polar Programs: Artists & Writers Program, “To Paint in Antarctica”, (deployed to Palmer Station, Antarctica)


2003 - Juror, Scholastic Art Awards, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME


2002 - Lecturer/Panelist, "Connections between Effective Arts Education and Academic Research", April 15, 2002, The JulliardSchool, NYC


2002 – West Chester University, West Chester, PA, Gallery Talk


2001 - Juror, Biennial 2001, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH


2000 - Lecturer/Panelist, “Transfer or Transformation?” Dec. 6, 2000, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA


1993 - Instructor, Boston Visual School, summer program in Trieste, Italy


1992 – E.E. Ford Excellence in Teaching Award














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