Education

           MFA in Sculpture•  Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

           BFA in Printmaking•  University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

 

Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions

           2008                Perimeter, Barbara Krakow Gallery,  Boston, MA.

           2005                IN • tangle,  Boston Sculptors Gallery,  Boston, MA.

           2003                Low Fat, Barbara Krakow Gallery,  Boston, MA.

                                    Michael Beatty: Recent Work, Nesto Gallery,  Milton Academy, Milton MA.

2001                WALL-TO-WALL, Presidents Gallery,  Massachusetts College of Art, Boston.

in collaboration with Mike Newby, Curator: Geoff Keough.

   MIX, The Gallery @ Green Street,  Boston, MA , in collaboration with Mike Newby.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

           2016                 Block Parts, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

           2015                 Pulse, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

                                    Nature, Askew, Suffolk University Gallery, Boston, MA

           2012                 Arise, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

           2011                  Viewpoint, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

2011                  Woodwork, Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA

2009                Opening Lines, New Art Center, Newton, MA

2008                Bridge Art Fair, Cerrito Contemporary, Miami, FL

           2007                Crossroads, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

   Inscribere, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

   Art Site,  Bedford Gallery, Oakland, CA

              Celebrating MacDowell, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

2006                360 Degrees , Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

   DWELLING: Memory, Architecture and Place, Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA

                         Off the Wall , Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA

           2005                B-Side, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

           2004                More than One, Cantor Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

                                    WOODwork, Anthony Grant Gallery, New York, NY

           2003                Collection Connection, Duxbury Art Complex, Duxbury, MA

2002                Non-Salon Salon, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

                                    More than One: Prints from Center Street Studio ,

                                    Butler Institute of American Art, Trumbell Branch, Warren, OH

2001                The Garden and the Map , FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA

                                    Imaging Time, Cantor Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

                                    New Works, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA.

                                    Beneath the Surface , Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA.

           2000                New England/ New Talent , Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

                                      Curator: Marianne Menger

 

Grants and Awards

2010                 Artist Resource Trust Grant, funded by the Berkshire Taconic Community Trust

     Great Barrington, MA

           2007                Research and Publication Grant, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

           2004                St. Botolph Foundation Award in Sculpture, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA

                                    Visiting Artist Program, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy

                                    Finalist in Drawing, Artist Grants Program, Massachusetts Cultural Council

           2003                Residency Grant, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

2002                Artist Resource Trust Grant, funded by the Berkshire Taconic Community Trust

     Great Barrington, MA

1999                 Residency Grant, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

 

Commissions and Public Projects

2006               DWELLING: Memory, Architecture and Place , outdoor installation

Site: Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA

2005                Arbor Vitae, outdoor installation and exhibition

Site: Private garden in Newton, MA

2002               Spectrum, indoor hanging sculpture for atrium space

Site: Fitzgerald School, Cambridge, MA.

Commissioned by the City of Cambridge through the Cambridge Arts Council.

2002               Constellation, indoor wall sculpture and installation

Site: Ritz-Carlton Commons Hotel, Boston, MA

Commissioned by Annex Fine Arts

2001                 Restless Geometry, large scale wall drawing

Site: Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

2000               Schoolfish, outdoor temporary sculpture

Project for the Cavalcade of Cods to celebrate the Millennium in Boston, MA.                          

Commissioned by the Boston Millennium Commission.

1995                Strokes of Genius: Mini Golf by Artist, designed/ fabricated indoor mini-golf hole

Site: DeCordova Museum and sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

 

Selected Bibliography

           Cate McQuaid, “Galleries: a focus on nature”, Boston Globe (June 30, 2015):

           Cate McQuaid, “Poles apart, with feeling”, Boston Globe (July 18, 2012):G3

Nancy Sheehan, “Artists go into the wood”, Worcester Telegram & Gazette (Feb. 17, 2011):15

           Cate McQuaid, “Line Dance”, Boston Globe (January 28, 2009)

           Colin Fleming, “Reviews: Michael Beatty at Barbara Krakow”, ARTnews (October 2008)

           Cate McQuaid, “Sculptors drawn to the power of suggestion”, Boston Globe (June 11, 2008)

Rachel Luckom, “Michael Beatty: Perimeter”, Dig (May 19, 2008): 12

           Cate McQuaid, “Galleries: Out of the Wood”, Boston Globe (November 4, 2005) : D 7

Meredith Fife Day, “Michael Beatty: Low Fat”, Art New England (Feb/March 2004): 34

           Cate McQuaid, “Galleries: Michael Beatty”, Boston Globe (October 3, 2003) : D19

Shawn Hill, “Michael Beatty: Low Fat”, artsMedia (October 2003) : 7-8

Leon Nigrosh, “Faculty Works 2003”, Worcester Magazine (March 27, 2003) : 24

Christine Temin, "Perspectives: City gives public works a good name"

Boston Globe (September 11, 2002) : F1 and F8.

Lois Tarlow, "Profile: Michael Beatty", Art New England (Dec/Jan 2002) : 24-26

Gary Duehr, "Beneath the Surface" Frieze (June July August 2001) :124-126

Kevin Rainey, "Reviews", Sculpture  (October 1999) : 73-74

Jeff Perrott, "New Editions", artsMedia(September 1999) : 32-35

Kristen Struebing-Beazley, "Material Force in Stasis", artsMedia  (April 1998) : 20

Christine Temin, "Perspectives", Boston Globe  (March 4, 1998) : F1

Miles Unger, "Drawing-All is Chaos Again", Art New England (April/May 1996) : 43

Nancy Stapen, "Galleries", Boston Globe  (June 22,1995): 62

Christine Temin, “Different Strokes: a golf course of art”, Boston Globe (April 19, 1995): 57.