Bio / Resume

Artist

Joanne Stowell is a professional fine artist and art instructor. Although primarily a painter, Joanne also has experience with drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and installation art. Her most recent artwork consists mainly of large-scale paintings with sculptural elements that center around the theme of an un-idealized, realistic representation of motherhood, and which are based on her experiences as a mother of two. Joanne has an MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA and she lives and works out of her home in Ashburnham, MA. She has had artwork in several exhibitions both local and nationwide.


EDUCATION

Jan. 2014 – Jan. 2016             

MFA  Visual Arts - Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA

Jan. 2007 – May 2010           

BA Fine Arts - Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH  


EXHIBITIONS


Sept. – Oct. 2017       

Women’s Caucus for Art, “Something Wild This Way Comes”, Hollis, NH

June – July 2017       

Arts Worcester, Fifth Annual “One” Exhibition, Worcester, MA


Nov. - Dec. 2016

Arts Worcester, "Off the Grid," Worcester, MA


June – Sept. 2016      

Fitchburg Art Museum, “81st Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft”, Fitchburg, MA


June 2016

Arts Worcester, Forth Annual “One” Exhibit, Worcester, MA

March 2016 - April 2016
Arts Worcester, “NOW! New Works, New Artists,” Worcester, MA


January 2016

Lesley University College of Art and Design, "MFA Graduate Exhibition", Cambridge, MA


March 2015

Franklin PIerce University, "Drawn Together: FPU Alumni Art Exhibition", Rindge, NH


Dec. 2014       

Gardner Area League of Artists, “December Member Show”, Gardner, MA,

March 2014   

Gardner Area League of Artists, “Spring Show”, Gardner, MA

Nov. 2010      

Gardner Area League of Artists “Fall Art Show and Sale”, Gardner, MA

Aug. - Sept. 2010       

LH Horton Jr. Gallery, “Visions in Clay”, Stockton, CA

June – Sept. 2010      

Fitchburg Art Museum, “75th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft”, Fitchburg, MA

April – May 2010       

Franklin Pierce University, Senior Show, “Starving Artists – Leave a Tip”, Rindge, NH

March 2010   

Gardner Area League of Artists, “Spring Art Show and Sale”, Gardner, MA

Feb. 2010       

New Hampshire Art Association, “2010 College Invitational II”, Portsmouth, NH

AWARDS


June 2016

Second place in show - Arts Worcester, Forth Annual “One” Exhibit, Worcester, MA

March 2014   

First place for oil painting - Gardner Area League of Artists, “Spring Show”

Nov. 2010      

First place for ceramics - Gardner Area League of Artists, “Fall Art Show and Sale”


March 2010   

First place for ceramics - Gardner Area League of Artists, “Spring Art Show and Sale”