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Cynthia Consentino

Lecturer

Cynthia Consentino

cconsentino@art.umass.edu

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Cynthia Consentino lives in western Massachusetts.  She received a MFA from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a BFA from The Cooper Union College of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY.  She currently teaches at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Holyoke Community College.

A recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, American Craft Council, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Berkshire Taconic and The Blanche E. Colman Artist Awards, Consentino has exhibited widely. She shows work on a regular basis at Harmon Gallery in Wellfleet, MA. She has also been a resident artist at the John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, La Napoule Foundation, France, and Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan. In 2005 Cynthia completed a tile commission for the John M. Kohler Art Center in Wisconsin.  Her artist designed washroom has over 2000 relief and hand painted tile.

Work

Solo Exhibitions

  • Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 2017
  • Gallerie Chiz, Pittsburg, PA. 2016
  • Rhodes Art Center, Northfield Mount Hermon, MA. New Work. 2015
  • APE Ltd. Gallery, Northampton, MA. 2014
  • Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY. Reconfigurations. 2013

Group Exhibitions

  • Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, AL 2019
  • Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA. 2018
  • Harmon Gallery, Wellfleet, MA. 2 person exhibit. 2018
  • American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA. We the People. 2017
  • 4 for Art Gallery, Lenox, MA. 2017
  • Galerie Protégé, New York, NY. Facie: Self-Portraiture 2016
  • Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. The Figure in Clay. 2016
  • Russell Hill Rogers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX. 2016
  • American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA. (3-person exhibit) 2015
  • Abmeyer + Wood Fine Art, Seattle, WA. Bodies + Beings. 2015
  • Kasher|Potamkin, New York, NY. 2015
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA. Of Earth and Sea. 2015
  • Art Pulse, Black & White Gallery, New York, NY. 2014
  • Art Southampton, Black & White Gallery Southampton, NY. 2014
  • Sarasota Art Center, Sarasota, FL. Child’s Play. 2013
  • Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA. Blue and White. 2013

Awards and Accolades

C-Scape Artist Residency, Provincetown, MA. 2016
Blanche E. Colman Award. Massachusetts grant for fine artists. 2016
Berkshire Taconic Artist Award, Massachusetts. 2012
International Symposium of Modern Art, Carei, Romania 2009
Massachusetts Cultural Council Award in Craft. 2007
Blanche E. Colman Award. Massachusetts grant for fine artists. 2004
Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan. Artist Residency. 2003
La Napoule Art Foundation Artist-in-Residence Program, Mandelieu-La Napoule, France. 2003
American Craft Council Artist Award, New York, NY. 2002
Oregon College of Art and Craft Junior Artist Residency in Ceramics, Portland, OR. 2000
Blanche E. Colman Award. Massachusetts grant for fine artists. 1999
John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program, Kohler, Wisconsin. Artist Residency in Cast Iron Sculpture. 1998
The Society for Arts and Crafts Artists Award, Boston, Massachusetts. 1998

Courses Recently Taught

Art 280 Ceramics: Handbuilding
Art 280 Ceramics: Wheelthrowing
Art 480 Intermediate Ceramics
Art 481 Advanced Ceramics
Art 360 3D Studies Mold Making
Art 142 Foundations Studio 2