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ISAAC WOOD

Education

2017                           Bachelor of Arts, Art, minor arts management Massachusetts

                                    College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Exhibitions

Upcoming    Bee in Her Bonnet: Clothing Reform and the Suffragist

                    Movement, Susan B. Anthony Museum, Adams, MA and Brigham Young  

                    University, Provo, UT

2018    Ink, Press, Repeat: National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition, William

            Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

2017   Insight, Gallery 51, North Adams, MA

2017   20th Annual Fine Art Festival, Norwood, MA

2016   Bee in Her Bonnet: Clothing Reform and the Suffragist

           Movement Works-in-Progress Exhibition, Express Gallery, North Adams, MA 

2016   The BAA Fellowship Show, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, MA

2015   Printmaking @ Press, PRESS Gallery, North Adams, MA

2015   Manifesto show, PRESS Gallery, North Adams, MA

Awards and Grants 

2017 Andrew S. Flagg Art Award, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

2017 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Student Research and Travel Grants, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

                                               

Professional Experience 

Hatch Show Print Internship, Nashville, TN

November 2018 – December 2018

Working along side Hatch Show Print staff and interns learning the history of Hatch, redistributing and maintaining their type collection, continuing to learn and appreciate the art of letterpress while working along side staff members to produce Hatch style posters for clients.

 

Printer’s Journey

November 7, 2017 – November 21, 2017

Road Trip around Parts of New England

Two week research trip to Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts, interviewing and networking with printers, printmakers, book binders, artists, and educators about how print is viewed and used in the digital age. Operating on a budget and planning visits out months in advance to work towards a comprehensive write up about the experience.

 

Visiting Classroom Artist,

December 2017 – Present

Visiting artist in various classrooms across Massachusetts working with teachers to create dynamic, engaging, and creative art projects that can fit into the core curriculum, or act as an assistant in current lesson plans.

 

Museum of American Bird Art,  Canton, MA


November 2017 – August 2018

Volunteer Gallery Attendant responsible for being up-to- date on ongoing exhibits, providing customer service and offering information about the sanctuary to visiting patrons.

Mass MoCA, Sales associate, North Adams, MA

May 2016 – May 2017

Retail staff member dedicated to creating a positive shopping experience, informing patrons about current exhibits, restocking and organizing the shop as needed.

 

Makers’ Mill, Member of the Board of Directors, North Adams, MA

January 2016 – February 2017

Active member of 10-person Board of Directors for a nonprofit community based makerspace. Aiding in programing, community engagement and outreach.

 

DownStreet Art, Creative Business Incubator Intern, North Adams, MA

June 2016 – September 2016

Assist artist with generation of work (screen printing, letterpress, painting.) Maintain studio space, visitor engagement, educational outreach, exhibition research.

 

Makers’ Mill, Intern, North Adams, MA                      

September 2015 – May 2016

Responsible for assisting with marketing, program development, and up keep of community shared studio, including silkscreen, letterpress, weaving and 2D materials.

 

PRESS Gallery, Associate Gallery Manager/Printing Apprentice, North Adams, MA   

January 2015 – May 2015

Intern and letterpress printing apprentice.  Gallery and shop attendant, typesetting, batch printing of gallery and personal projects, including collaboration with local poets.                                               

 

Norwood Cultural Council, Intern, Norwood, MA     

October 2010- August 2013

Helped fundraise for local cultural council as well as organize and pull data on applicants looking to help enrich the Norwood Community.