Born in Cambridge, Mass.,U.S.A. in 1952
Impressions Workshop, Boston,Mass. 1970 -1974
Printer at R. E. Townsend Inc., Boston 1974-1977
lithographer-etching-silkscreen printer at The Printshop, Amsterdam,Netherlands 1977-78
Artist in Residence, Medford Arts Council, 1978-80
Dutch Craft Center, Etching Demonstrator, Amsterdam , Netherlands 1983
Mass. Arts Lottery Grant, 1984
Printer, The Printshop, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1980-1981
Visiting Artist , Frans Masereel Institute , Kasterlee, Belgium , 1982
Printer, The Printshop, national print project, Albret Hijn Anniversary 1985
Faculty member F.A.W.C Provincetown, Mass. 2007 ,2010
Builder/Restorer/Owner, Master Building Assocs.
Currently Executive Board Member(secretary), The Boston Printmakers
B. F. A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst 1974
M. F. A. Syracuse University, 1976 (G.T.A.)
Rijks Museum Print Collection, Amsterdam , Netherlands
Dayton Int. Peace Museum,Ohio
Center for the Study of Political Graphics, San Francisco , California.
Boston Public Library,Boston,Mass.
Everson Museum, New York
Minot State College Graphics Collection,N.D.
Syracuse University Art Galleries , New York
Frans Masereel Institute,Belgium
N.E.Conservatory, Boston Mass.
Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
Lemoyne College , New York
Duxbury Art Museum, Mass.
Piet Clement Gallery, Netherlands
R. E. Townsend, Inc
SELECTED WRITING, ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
Forum Magazine , City College of San Francisco,2014
Bangalore Review , Jan 2014 , Non -Fiction essay , Karens Print .
Academia.edu , Branding and the Emerging Artist , Essay , 2013
Presentation of "The Print and the Origins of Righteous Imagery ", April , 2014, B.U. School of Communication , Boston Mass.
Lecture /presentation of " The Print and the Origins of
Righteous Imagery", March , 2014 North Hill Gallery ,
Juror for Artscope Magazines centerfold competition, Oct-Nov issue , 2013
Juror for Arches Student Exhibition, North American Print Biennial ,December , 2013
Creative Writing Now , Online Zine , "While She Sleeps" 2013
Interview and Essay , London Liberal Arts School , London England , 2012
Fall 2012 Boston Printmakers Newsletter ," Rento Steendrukkeriij Amsterdam", Essay and Photos
Shot of Ink , Online literary magazine , Flash non-fiction Disabled , 2012-13
Vox Poetica Online Poetry Magazine , "Gathering Trees" , Bob Tomolillo, Fall , 2011
Branding Essay, Visual Overture Magazine, "To Brand or Not to Brand ", Fall 2011
Flash Fiction Story , Invincible , Yellow Mama Online Magazine , December , 2011
World Flash Fiction , Flash writing , Mary, The Psychic
2011 December .
Print Alliance Journal, Summer Edition, Lithography Printmaking Essay with illustrations , 2011
Interview , Cavalier Magazine , Illustrated Poems for August Issue , lithographs, 2011
First Edition, The Subterranean Literary Journal, short story "Abstract Composition #2" , 2011, U.K.
Spilling Ink Anthology, Spring 2011 , Non Fiction, "Valachi Expose",Unbound Press ,U.K.
Postcards and letters literary competition, Shortlisted, University of Sussex, U.K. 2011
Patriot Ledger Quincy ,Mass .,Exhibition review, print photo, Sources and Origins ,S.S.A.C,..2011
New York, New York ,Fall 2010, Bap Q Journal Review , Kenyan Warrior Lithograph "statement on Capitalism of War."
First Writer Magazine ,"The Delicate Bundle", Summer Edition, Poetry ,2010
South Jersey Underground Journal,"A Walk In The Woods", Short Story, ,2010
Writers billboard, June flash fiction winner, "Mary, The Psychic", 2010
Boston Printmakers Newsletter, Opinion Article , Spring Issue, 2010
Milspeak Memo Holiday Post ,Flash Fiction, "A War Story" , 2010
Words Undone First Publication, "Winners Enclosure" ,January 2010, Short Story
Icelandic Review Magazine, featured fiction, "The Sacred Grass" , Winter 2009 -2010
Bap Q Quarterly, Art and Poetry online journal, Fall,2009
Lunarosity Online Journal,New Mexico,Flash fiction, Dec.2009
Blinking Cursor Magazine, Fall 2009, Flash Fiction,
Glossolalia online journal,flash fiction"Short Sale", October 2009
Askew Reviews,vol.13,Flash Fiction,"Walking Girl",October,2009
Shine Journal, Flash Fiction"Chinese Printmaker" September Edition, 2009
"Collaboration" article,Boston Printmakers
Short Story March,2009, I'm A Mess
Cover Art. Feb. 2009 issue Thieves Jargon,
Orange Alert Online Magazine, "Interview" featured Artist of the Week. 2009.
Article, American Print Alliance Journal,Featured Article, Prints and Politics "Gum Arabic". Spring 2008.
Boston Printmakers, Newsletter, "Holland Digital Printing", Spring Cover,2008.
Caladan Gallery, Strange Politics "Manifesto" 2007
Boston Printmakers Newsletter, "Opinion Article," Fall 2007
Medford Daily Newspaper, Public Art Review,May, 2007
Boston Globe, "Arts Review "Bromfield GallerySolo Show, Boston,Mass.2006.
Upstream Peoples Gallery, Online Review, 2006.
Artsview, Salem College, Workshop Review, 2004.
Medford Daily Mercury, Arts Council Competition Juror, Review, Sept. 1985.
Boston Globe, Art Review,Printmakers Exhibit, June 1983,
Boston Globe, "Critics Tip" The Grange Gallery Review, 1984.
Rhode Island Review, Ceta Review, "Public Art," 1982.
Reading Chronicle "Library Week Workshop Review" April,1980 Malden Mass. Daily News,.
Artist in Transit, Public Art Review, 1979.
Medford Daily Mercury, Public Mural Review, Aug.1980.
SELECTED PRINT EXHIBITIONS
2016,A State of Mind, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter New Hampshire, Organizer, 2016
Site Brooklyn Exhibition, Group exhibition, Litho -Plane, Brooklyn, N.Y 2016
Pearl Street Gallery, Chelsea Mass. Solo exhibition , Paintings Prints Sculpture, 2016
Scuola Graphics Workshop , Venice, Italy, Absence and Presence Project, traveling show, 2016
Chelsea Art Walk , Chelsea Mass. 2016 group presentation
Sukoon Magazine , Oil Painting , Eastern Wind, 2015
Absence and Presence , Curry College , Milton Mass 2015
North American Print Biennial, Lesley University, 2015
Absence and Presence exhibit , Hampshire College Library, Amherst , Mass 2015
Childs Gallery , Newbury St., Boston , Ma , BP Members selection 2015
Absence and Presence Print Exhibition, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, California,Lithograph 2014
"Convergence: Where Art and Science Collide", Cary Library , Lexington , Mass., , Honorable mention , Lithograph 2014
Belmont Gallery, "Continental Drift : Printmakers Converge"Belmont , Mass , Oct-Nov . 2014 (organizer)
"Layers of Identity", Arena One gallery , Santa Monica ,Ca. Aug 2014, Jerusalem Print Workshop Gallery,Israel , Feb 2014-2015
Icelandic Printmaking Society Workshop and Gallery Exhibition ,organized cultural exchange travel group with the BP's, Aug - Sept 2014
Newport Art Museum ," Palate to Plate", exhibition, Newport , Rhode Island , Sept . 2014
FA, Portraits North Gallery, Lexington ,Mass , March 2014, Prints , Prints , and Lots of Prints , Group invitational Show
Salem University , Winfrisky Gallery , Included in "Selected Works of Robert Townsend" , Group show , Jan 2014
Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville Mass, .Muskat Studios 20th anniversary exhibit, Jan 2014
North Hill Gallery in Needham , Mass , Group Show Boston Printmakers Board, (Righteous Print lecture) Jan 2014
Qwerty Magazine , , Illustration , Lithograph , Acrosonic Fall 2103
North American Print Biennial, Boston Printmaker Board Member Inclusion , Entropic landscape I, Fall 2103
Juror for Artscope magazine centerfold , November, December Issue , Focus on Printmaking, 2013
New England Collective , Fourth Annual Juried Show, Galatea Fine Art , (Eastern Wind ) Boston ,Mass. 2013.
Man, Machine Exhibit , Jungle Printer , LA Print Space Gallery, Los Angeles , California 2013
Reform Poster ,Socio/Political Art website and Blog , 2012 SocialPoliticalArt.com.webloce ,
Man, and Machine Exhibit, Lithograph ,LAPS, Sisson Gallery, Dearborn , Michigan , Fall 2012.
The Year of Subversion Exhibition, London Liberal Arts School, London, England . 2012 (52 International Artists) Lithographs and Essays
Hesa Imprint Magazine , Finland , Harvest Issue , Toothbrush Harvest Lithograph, summer 2012
Redivider Magazine , Emerson College Spring 2012, illustration, "Sheep" Lithograph .
Rusty Nail Magazine , Artist Gallery , three prints , lithographs , Spring 2012
Tieton Arts and Humanities , 10x10 juried competition, Mighty Tieton Arts , Tieton Washington 2012
O.A.C. Regional Show , The Barn Gallery , 2012 , Ogunquit , Maine
Worcester Sate University , The Gallery , Think Exhibit , B.P.L. , Worcester , Mass. 2012
Walnut Hill School for the Arts , Think Exhibit , Natick, Mass. , 2011
Northeast Prize Show , National Juried Show ,Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge ,Mass ," Girl with a Spider". 2011
Creede National Small Print Exhibition, Creede, Colorado Repertory Theater, Chosen for traveling exhibit , 2011
Travel Building Gallery , Downtown Boston , Park Plaza , Think Exhibit, 2011
Brea Art Center, Los Angeles, California, Juried LAPS Members Show , "Purple Pen" 2011
Sources and Origins National Exhibit, South Shore Art Center , Cohasset, Mass. 2011 , Merit Award
"Think " B.P.L. Exhibit , Huntsville Museum of Art , Huntsville , Alabama, 2011
Calandan Gallery, Online exhibit , "Joy", 2011
Belmont gallery of Art,"Think " Boston Printmakers, Belmont, Mass.2010
Traveling Exhibit ,"Think"Boston Printmakers ,Zullo Gallery,Medfield , Mass 2010
Pearl St Gallery, "Float Exhibit"" June , Chelsea, Mass. 2010
Irvine Fine Arts Center, Printmaking and Bookarts Exhibit,Irvine ,California ,2010
CAA Northeast Prize Show,K.Schultz Gallery, Cambridge ,Mass. 2010
Recent Lithographs, Solo Show,Pearl St. Gallery,Chelsea, Mass.,March-April,2010
Traveling Exhibit For Cleaner Environment,venues include Longwood University,Cape Cod Community College,University of West Geogia,Saginaw Valley State University 2008-2010
Attelboro Art Museum,"Home Exhibition"Attelboro,Mass.July,2009
LAPS 20th National Exhibition, Los Angeles, California, Municipal Art Gallery,2009
Co-winner of First "Art For Peace 2009'' Exhibition, Dayton Intn. Peace Museum, Ohio Click here to see art
"The Field Report", Boston Printmakers traveling exhibit, Gordon college, Wenham, Mass, 2009 , Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art ,Fort Hays State University, Kansas 2009, W.Keith and Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal. State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California 2009
In Effect Gallery, Art of Democracy,2008 Las Cruces, New Mexico.
"Art and Politics", Hub Bub Showcase Gallery, Spartenburg, South Carolina. 2008
Prints, Politics, Democracy, Traveling Exhibit, Soapbox II, Print Alliance, 2008
Voters Award Show, Apolitic,Gallery XIV,State House, Boston Mass. 2008 Mini-print International ,Binghamton University Art Gallery, New York,(3rd Place Award) 2008
Two Wall Gallery, October Politics Show, Vashon, Washington ,2008
"Apolitic", Reflects Art, Thayer Gallery, Boston, Mass. 2008
Art Cries Out,"Darfur" Online Exhibition, 2008
Northeast Prize Show,C.A.A,K.Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, Mass. 2008
Eagle Art Gallery"Think Tank" Murray State University, Murray Kentucky 2008 Countdown to Peace, "traveling exhibit", East Carolina University, 2008
B.P.,"Field Report" Traveling exhibition, 2008
Propaganda III World Tour,Start Soma Gallery, San Francisco, Cal. U.S.A.2007-2008
Int.MiniPrint, GrafiskVaerksted, Denmark, 2008
Purdue U.,"60 Sq.inches" Indiana, 2008 Caladan Gallery, Beverley, Ma "Strange Politics" Dec. 2007
Boston City Hall "Works on Paper" Boston Mass. 2007
7th Annual Ntl. Small Print (Second Place Award) Creede, Co.2007
Brush Art Gallery," A Print Is A Print " Lowell, Mass. U.S.A. 2007
M.F.A. 30th "Art on Paper", Annapolis, Md. 2007
Soap Box Portfolio, Graphics Alliance,2007
F.A.Gallery "Almost Miniature" Lexington,Ma., 2006
Farleys Yard Trust Gallery, East Sussex, England, 2006
Bromfield Gallery, Visiting Artist Solo Show, Boston Mass. 2006
Mini-Print Int., Cadaques, Spain 2006
Galerie L'Etang D'art, Bages, France 2006
Upstream People's Gallery, International Juried Online, (Special Merit Award) Nebraska,U.S.A. 2006
Portraits North Inv. Print, Lexington, Mass. 2006
Sumei International Print Exhibition, New Jersey, USA 2006
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA "Alternative Approaches" 2006
19th Parkside National Small Print Show, Wisconsin, 2005
Winfisky Gallery-Salem State College Salem, MA, One-person show "Lithographs" 2004
Creede Arts Council, "Small Print" (Second Place Award) 2003
Stage Gallery, 2nd Annual Small Works, New York 2002
16th National Works on Paper,Minot State College,North Dakota,(Purchase Award)1986
New England Prints" F.A. Gallery, Newbury St.,Boston Mass. 1986
27th North Dakota Print & Drawing Annual, Hartwell Gallery, Grand Forks, ND. 1986
Prints and Pots, Invitational Print Exhibition, Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island Dec. 1985
12th Annual Boston Printmakers Members Show Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA 1985
Juror for Medford Arts Council ,Mystic River Art Competition Summer ,1984, Medford , Mass.
Schoharie County National Small Works Exhibition Cobleskill, New York 1984
35th Boston Printmakers Exhibition B. U. Art Gallery 1983 (Purchase Award)
Space Group 2nd International Print Exhibition, Seoul, Korea (Purchase Prize) 1982
Springfield Art Association, 2nd National Print Exhibition, 1982
Mid-South Small Press Exhibition, Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TE 1982
24th North Dakota Annual, Grand Forks, ND 1981
18th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL 1980
The Grange Gallery ,Three Printmakers, Carlisle Mass. 1981
Wesleyan International Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Macon, Georgia 1980
32nd National Print Exhibition, Boston Printmakers, Decordova Museum ,Lincoln,Mass. (Purchase Prize) 1980
23rd North Dakota Annual Print and Drawing, 1980
U-Maine,Invitational,Four Printmakers,Orono Art Museum,Orono Maine,1977
Printmakers"Impressions, Expressions", Everson Museum, Syracuse, N.Y 1975