Nan Tull

Encaustic Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors

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SELECTED SOLO AND MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2016
Nan Tull: New Encaustic Paintings, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
Nan Tull in the Conservatory, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA
2013
Ladies of the Sea: Tull, Treat, and Jernegan, Martha's Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, MA
2012
Encaustic Paintings by Nan Tull: Transmutations, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2009
Nan Tull: Twenty-Five Years of Paintings and Drawings, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2009
Nan Tull: New Encaustic Paintings, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2008
Equilibrium: Susan Schwalb and Nan Tull (two person), Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2007
Drawings in the Conservatory, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA
2005
Nan Tull: Recent Encaustic Paintings, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
2003
Creating Clouds: Encaustic Paintings by Nan Tull, St.Botolph Club, Boston, MA
2000
Nan Tull: Genera Paintings, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1998
Nan Tull: Recent Work, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1996
Nan Tull: Wood Winds 1996, Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
1996
Nan Tull: Small Matter, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College Studio Art Exhibitions, Hanover, NH
1995
A Fall Show: Nan Tull, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1995
Nan Tull: Drawings and Encaustic Painting, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
1995
Nan Tull: On the Beach / On the Vineyard, Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, MA
1994
Nan Tull: A Retrospective of Drawings, Wiggin and South Galleries,
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
1991
Nan Tull – Paintings & Drawings, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1989
Nan Tull – New Work, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1987
Nan Tull – New Paintings, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1984
Nan Wezniak - New Work, Chapel Gallery, West Newton, MA
1984
Nan Wezniak Recent Work, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
1983
Nan Wezniak – Blueprints / Paintings on Paper, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1981
Nan Wezniak – Monotypes, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1978
Recent Work of Nan Wezniak, Flag Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2016
Another Way of Keeping a Diary, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, California (November 20, 2015 - January 31, 2016)
2015
Grand Opening, Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM (March 27-May 30)
Danforth Art, Framingham, MA (June 7-August 2)
Art Cetera, The Castle, Boston, MA (2011, 2013, 2015)
The St. Botolph Club Biennial (November 18, 2015-January 11, 2016)
2014
The Appearance of Clarity: Works in Black and White, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT (June 20-September 1)
Recently Acquired, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA (May 18- September 7)
Big Dig Nostalgia, Gallery 14, Boston, MA (April 2-30)
Proof of Purchase, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA (April 3)
249 A Street Exhibition, Gallery 14, Boston, MA (February 3-28)
2013
The St. Botolph Club 2011 Biennial, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA (2011, 2013)
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
A Street Frames, Solo Exhibition Wall, Boston, MA
January Salon, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
2012
The Future of the Past: Encaustic Art in the 21st Century, Mills Gallery/BCA,
Boston, MA
The Museum School Art Sale (2011-2013), School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2011
The Expressive Voice: Selections from the permanent collection at the Danforth Museum of Art, St. Botolph Club, Boston, and the Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
Chain Letter Exhibition 5, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
The Annual Aids Benefit (2011-2013), Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
2010
New Acquisitions, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2009
Fort Point Artist Pioneers, Art@12, Boston, MA
Community of Artists (2009-2012),curated by Katherine French, Director,
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2008
Third Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2007
Per Square Foot, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Time and Space: 7 Fort Point MacDowell Fellows, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA
Off the Wall (curator N. Capasso, DeCordova Museum), Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
Complex Women, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
Wish You Were Here (2002-2010), A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Contemporary Antiquarians, Art at the Bridge, West Cornwall, CT
Illuminations, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA
2005
WAX: Encaustic Techniques in Contemporary Art, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA
New Acquisitions, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
2004
New Faces: New Vision, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
Open, Gallery @ 25, Boston, MA
Alumnae Acquisitions, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
2003
The Way of Wax, Winfinsky Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA
Women and Wax, Cape Cod Community College, W. Barnstable, MA
Joy Kant Fine Art Group Exhibition, Newton, MA
FPAC Open Studios Group Show, (’02,’03,’04) FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA
2002
Artists’ Biennial, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA
Art at Steepletop, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
2001
Highlights from the Fleet Bank Collection, Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA
2000
Women in Watercolor, Wiggin Gallery at the Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
Fort Point Artists Community (FPAC) Open Studios, Boston, MA (1982, ’84, ’87, ’89,’92,’93,’94,’95,’97,’98,’99,2000,’01,’02,’03,’04)
1999
What Jack Built, The New Art Center, Newton, MA
1998
Waxworks: The Melted Medium, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
1997
Fellowship Winners In Fort Point, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA
1996
Art cetera, International Place Boston, MA (1992, 1994, 1996, 1998)
Summer Work, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1995-1996
New England Today, Chinese Cultural Institute, Boston, MA
1995
Inaugural Exhibition, Penny Liebman Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Drawings from the Collection of Agnes Gund, The Century Association, New York, NY
The Art of Women Helping Women, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
DeCordova Collects!, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1993-1994
Metaphor as Reality, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
Fertile Ground, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
1993
Anything but Paper Prayers, Barbara Krakow and Howard Yezerski Galleries, Boston, MA (1993-2003)
11th Annual Salon Show, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
20 From 249 Equals 10, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
Drawing, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1992
Contemporary Drawings And Monoprints, University of Iowa Museum of Art,
Iowa City, IA
Salon, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1991
A Decade of Acquisitions 1981-1991, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Recent Acquisitions, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
Summer Show: Forms of Absraction, Akin Gallery, Boston MA
1990
Boston 1990: The Sixth Triennial Exhibition, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
D’Olympia, Twombly and Tull, Gay Head Gallery, Gay Head, MA
Selections From South Street Galleries, Bank of Boston, Boston, MA
Nature Transformed, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Summer Show, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
MASSACHUSETTS: A Salute to our Award Winning Artists, BCA, Boston, MA
The Collectors Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Salute to Boston: Recent Acquisition, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
1989
Drawing Line or Image, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
1989 Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, Juror: Lisa Phillips, Whitney Museum, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
Summer Show, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
Small Works, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
Special Projects ’89, The ICA, PS1 Museum, Long Island city, NY
1988
The Collectors Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Ninth Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, BCA, Boston, MA
American Drawing Biennial, Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Drawings From Boston, Boston Public Library, Boston,, MA
Drawings, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
1987
Inaugural, Akin Gallery, Boston, MA
Pindar Invitational 1987, Pindar Gallery, New York, NY
Group Exhibition of Recent Work, Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York, NY
Fifth Triennial Exhibition, Curator: Peter Baldaia, Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, MA
Drawings from Boston, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Works By Women, Boston Public Library, Wiggin Gallery, Boston, MA
1986
Extra Murals, DeCordova Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA
1986 Mass Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA
Seventh Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
1985-1986
Lifeline, Greenville County Museum Of Art, Greenville, SC
1985
Update, Chapel Gallery, West Newton, MA
1985 Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
A Winner’s Exhibition, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
Love of Paint, Fort Points Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA
1984
Second Annual Salon Show, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
Paper, Paste and Other Things, Boston Visual Artist Union, Boston, MA
1983
First Annual Salon Show, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
Summer Light, Multiple View, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
Greater Boston Women Artists Exhibition II, Northeastern University, AMARP Gallery, Boston, MA
1982
Absolutely Abstract, Boston Visual Artists Union, Boston, MA
Works on Paper, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1981
Four New Collections, Mona Berman Gallery, New Haven, CT
1980
Traveling Scholars, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Prints and Monoprints, Allport Associates Gallery, Larkspur, CA
Winter Blues, Art Asia Gallery, Boston, MA
1978
Artweek Open Studios, Boston, MA, 1978,1980
   
HONORS, AWARDS, EVENTS
   
2014
Cengage Learning: Production of video on how to paint in encaustic for online educational textbook, Boston, MA
Inclusion of artwork in new Art Connection PR film, Boston, MA
2012
"Contemporary Techniques in Encaustic Painting " Video created for the Boston Center for the Arts in conjunction with "The Future of the Past: Encaustic Painting in the 21st Century"
2012
Live studio demo, encaustic painting techniques for Boston Center for the Arts
2005
Wellesley College Friends of Art 5th Annual Event:Nan Tull’s Studio, Boston, MA
1993
New England Foundation for the Arts/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship, Visual Arts
1994
MacDowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH
1991
MacDowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH
1989
Millay Colony Fellow, Austerlitz, NY
1987
Vermont Studio Colony Fellow, Johnson, VT
1986
Massachusetts Artists Fellowship, Drawing, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA
1986
Massachusetts Artists Finalist, Painting, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA
1980
Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Scholarship, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1979
First Prize, Painting, Qualified Artists, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
   
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
   
Alcove Books
American Art Collector, Volume 1, Book 3, Berkeley, CA, 2004
ArtMatters
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Publication, half page color reproduction of Point of View2, Nan Tull, Summer, 2003
Baladia, Peter J.
Exhibition catalog, Nan Tull: Paintings, Drawings, Akin Gallery, 1991
Brochure, Boston 1990: The Sixth Triennial Exhibition, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA, 1990
Benway, Ann
Nan Wezniak: Recent Work, ART NEW ENGLAND, 1984
Bergeron, Chris
Nan Tull: Black Magic, METROWEST DAILY NEWS, 2009
Campbell, Sharon
Catalogue, Lifeline, Greenville County Museum, Greenville, SC, 1985
Catalogs
Art Cetera, International Place & Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998
Drawings from Boston, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, 1987
Ninth Annual Drawing Show, BCA, Boston, MA, 1988
Third Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2008
Clark, Elizabeth
Abstract Art Featuring Nature, NORTH SHORE MAGAZINE, 1990
Faxon, Alicia
Women in Watercolor, ART NEW ENGLAND, 2000
Drawing, Line or Image, NEW ART EXAMINER, 1990
Fife Day, Meredith
Nan Tull at Miller Block Gallery, ART NEW ENGLAND, 2005
Nan Tull: New Work, ART NEW ENGLAND, 1990
Giuliano, Charles
Sixth Triennial: Best of a Mixed Bag, PATRIOT LEDGER, 1990
Goldstein, Meredith
Of a Similar Stripe, BOSTON GLOBE, 2008
Grabosky, Tom
‘Drawing’ at Akin Gallery, BAY WINDOWS, 1993
Greenberg, Lisa
Brochure, Waxworks:The Melted Medium, 1998
Halbreich, Kathy
Catalogue, Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Berkshire Museum,
Pittsfield, MA, 1985
Hardman, Robin
Paper Chase, SOUTH END NEWS, 1988
Lay of the Land, SOUTH END NEWS, 1987
Kelly, Gerald R.
Fine Show Enhances Gallery’s Reputation, MV TIMES, 1990
Kologe, Brian
Summer Shows Bring the Sun Indoors, BOSTON GLOBE, 1983
Mclan, Nico
Nan Tull : Retrospective of Drawings, ART NEW ENGLAND, 1994
McQuaid, Cate
Uncovering the Many Layers of Wax Work, BOSTON GLOBE, 2012
(Sunday Lead Review) Nan Tull: Sensuous Wisdom, 1984-2009, Twenty-five Years of Painting and Drawing, BOSTON GLOBE, 2009
Peeling Back the Layers: Nan Tull, BOSTON GLOBE, 2005
Alchemy of Material and Form: Nan Tull: The Genera Series,
BOSTON GLOBE, 2000
Critics’ Picks, BOSTON GLOBE, 2002
Nan Tull at Miller Block Gallery, BOSTON GLOBE, 1998
Dancing on Paper, SOUTH END NEWS, 1989
True Talent Never Rests, SOUTH END NEWS, 1989
Michelman, Elizabeth
The Future of the Past: Encaustic Art in the 21st Century, ARTSCOPE, 2012
Mulski, Susan
What Jack Built, ART NEW ENGLAND, 2000
Nahum, Katherine
Nan Wezniak at Clark Gallery, ART NEW ENGLAND, 1981
Parcellin, Paul
NEFA Fellowship Winners in Fort Point, ART NEW ENGLAND, 1997
20 From 249 Equals 10 at Brickbottom Gallery, ART NEW ENGLAND, 1993
Raymond, David
(Spotlight Review) Nan Tull: Sensuous Wisdom, 1984-2009, and New Encaustic Paintings, ART NEW ENGLAND, 2009
Schwalb, Susan
The Shifting Shapes of Nan Tull, ARTSCOPE, 2009
Sherman, Mary
Familiarity Breeds Content, BOSTON SUNDAY HERALD, 1999
Art Exhibit Waxes Poetic, BOSTON SUNDAY HERALD, 1998
Silver, Joanne
Nature’s Drama Unfolds in Black and White, BOSTON HERALD, 1994
Less is More in Tull Exhibit, BOSTON HERALD, 1991
Art Scene, BOSTON HERALD, 1989
Stapen, Nancy
Coaxing the Unearthly from Terra Firma, BOSTON GLOBE, 1995
Where Newbury Street Meets Pine Street, BOSTON GLOBE, 1995
Ten Best Shows of 1991 – Mounting Vital Exhibits Despite The Economy, BOSTON GLOBE, 1991
Artists Who Rediscover the Natural World, BOSTON GLOBE, 1991
Impressive Art on a Small Scale, BOSTON GLOBE, 1990
Tull’s Work: Art Culled from Nature, BOSTON HERALD, 1987
Exhibit Surveys Bay State Drawing, BOSTON HERALD, 1986
Strut, Rachel
Encaustic Artists Wax Enthusiastic, ARTSMEDIA, 2004
Taylor, Robert
Brockton Triennial, BOSTON GLOBE, 1987
Boston Drawings a Rewarding Show, BOSTON GLOBE, 1987
Christine Temin
Local Artwork at the Ritz, BOSTON GLOBE, 2002
Perspectives, BOSTON GLOBE, 1999
Drawing on Regional Talent, BOSTON GLOBE, 1996
Tull’s Drawings at BPL, BOSTON GLOBE, 1994
MassachusArts, BOSTON GLOBE, 1990
Nan Tull, BOSTON GLOBE, 1989
Tull’s Work is Ripe, Bursting with life, BOSTON GLOBE, 1987
Larger-Than-Life Works, THE BOSTON GLOBE, 1986
Nan Wezniak and Her Art Have a Rebirth, BOSTON GLOBE, 1986
High Quality Show of Drawings at BCA, BOSTON GLOBE, 1986
Artist Foundation Fellows Show Their Talent, BOSTON GLOBE, 1986
Strong Shows at Naga, Chapel Galleries, BOSTON GLOBE, 1985
Exhibits: Emotional Amaryllis, BOSTON GLOBE, 1984
Drawings That Touch the Spirit, BOSTON GLOBE, 1984
Colors That Sing and Forms That Whisper, BOSTON GLOBE, 1982
Abstract Art Shows New Vigor, BOSTON GLOBE, 1982
   
EDUCATION

Fifth Year Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Fouth Year Diploma, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
M.A., Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
B.A., Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Agnes Gund Collection, New York, NY
Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
Arthur Anderson LLP, Boston, MA
Association for International Research, Cambridge, MA
Bank of America, Boston, MA
Bay Cove Human Services, Boston, MA
Barkan Management Company, Boston, MA
Beekman Place, New York, NY
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA
Castle Square Tenants Organization, Boston, MA
Colonial Management Associates, Inc., Boston, MA
Community Living Network, Newton, MA
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Dunkin Doughnuts, Randolph, MA
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, E. Boston, MA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
Goodwin, Proctor and Hoar, Boston, MA
Gund Collection, Cambridge, MA
Holland and Knight, Boston, MA
J. Tierney Learning Center, S. Boston, MA
Keyport Life Insurance, Boston, MA
Littler, Mendelson, Fastiff & Tichy, San Francisco, CA
Martha's Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Nonprofit Finance Fund, Boston, MA
North Suffolk Counseling Center, Revere, MA
Palmer & Dodge, Boston, MA
Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
Reach, Waltham, MA
Ritz Carlton Hotel at the Boston Common, Boston, MA
Ronald McDonald House, Brookline, MA
The Boston Foundation, Boston, MA
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, Boston, MA
Steelcase, Inc., Boston, MA
Still Harbor, Boston, MA
Triangle, Inc., Malden, MA
Yale University Hospital, New Haven, CT
Wells Fargo Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Winter Valley Residences, Milton, MA
Works privately owned throughout the USA and abroad