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Solo Exhibitions
2015

Roll on the Tongue, Thayer Academy Art Gallery, Braintree, MA

2014

High Strung, w/catalogue, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA

2013

I've Just Begun to Tell You, Installation with Sound, 17 Cox Gallery, Beverly, MA

2011

Made in Translation w/catalogue, solo exhibition at the School of Information, Atelier Gallery
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2010

Reverberations w/catalogue, Opalka Gallery Sage Colleges of Albany, Albany, NY
Listening, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2008 What You Already Know, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 In BeTween, Viewpoint Gallery, Schenectady, NY
2004 Catch My Drift, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
2003

Measures of Silence, Installation at the Ohrenger Art Gallery, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2002 Works, Commissioner’s Headquarters, Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Boston, MA.
1997 Solo, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA
1996

New Work, Naz Art Gallery, Newton Centre, MA
WCA Artist, Randy Garber, Atelier Gallery, Boston Architectural College,   Boston, MA
Solo Exhibition, Sony Electronics, Newton, MA

Selected Two-Person and Group Exhibitions

2017

Contemporary Cuts, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

2016

Pulling Together: A 3 Person Exhibition, Loomis Chaffee School Gallery, Windsor, CT

2015

Cut, Paper, Fold, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
Pulse: Faculty Exhibition, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

2014

De'Via: A New Wave, Galludet University, Washington D.C.
De'Via, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Invitational, Dyer Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2013

Re-Think INK: 25 Years at Mixit Print Studio, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Our Expanding Circle, Paper New England 5th Anniversary Show, Art Space Gallery, Hartford, CT
Prominent Printmakers, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
Community of Artists, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

2012

ReThink INK: 25 years at Mixit Print Studio, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

2011

Art Ability, International Exhibtion, Honorable Mention Byrn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA

2010

Off the Wall, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham MA; curated by Helen Molesworth, Senior Curator, ICA and Jen Mergel, Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, MFA
thINK, Boston Printmakers Traveling Exhibit
Faculty Exhibition, Maud Morgan Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Senses, The Stove Factory Gallery, Charlestown, M

2009

(S)edition: Prints as Activism, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
Sonic Chromatic, Tamarind Art Gallery, New York, NY
Gender: Does It Still Matter, Gallery at the Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA
The Unique Print, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
Women in Print, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA
New England Prints, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH (Award Winner)
Body and Soul, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Selected Exhibitions
2012 ReThink INK: 25 Years at Mixit Print Studio, Boston Public Library
2010 thINK, Boston Printmakers Traveling Exhibit
SOLO, Reverberations (Catalog with Essay by Patricia Phillips, Dean Graduate School RISD) Olpaka Gallery, Sage Colleges of Albany, Albany, NY
SOLO, Listening, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
2009 (S)edition: Prints as Activism, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
Sonic Chromatic, Tamarind Art Gallery, New York, NY
Women in Print, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA
New England Prints, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH (Award Winner)
MassArt Art Auction, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (Catalog)
Gender: Does It Still Matter, Gallery at the Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA
The Unique Print, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
Body and Soul, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
2008 National Print Biennial, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ
3-Person Virtual Exhibition, "World of Silence, World of Color: Three Deaf American Artists," in the virtual world Second Life
On Drawing: Surface, Line and Mark, New Art Center, Newton, MA
Capelli d' Angeli Foundation Artists, Paesaggio at 100 Pearl, Hartford, CT
MassArt Art Auction, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (catalogue)
Deaf Artists in Community, Dishman Art Museum, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX Exhibition travels to Texas Center for the Deaf, Austin Children's Museum
De Via, Woodbury Art Museum, Orem, UT
Paper Quilts, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA
2007 Los Angeles Printmaking Society National Exhibition, Riverside Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Aidekman Gallery at Tufts University, Medford, MA
Group Show, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME
Inner Life, Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Brookline, MA
Two-Person Exhibition, New England BioLabs, MA
Somerville Prints! Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
Associates Show, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA
Hot Off the Press, Arsenal Art Center, Watertown, MA
Architecture of Art, Felix Juliani Gallery, Wellesley, MA
2006 Two-Person Exhibition at Cell Signaling, Beverly, MA
Recent Acquisitions, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Invitational, LandEscapes, College of the Atlantic, Mt. Desert Island, ME
Summer Solstice, Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA
BodyScapes, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
City Women, Gallery at the Piano Factory, Boston, MA
The Drama of Scale, Carney Gallery, Regis College, Weston, MA
One Thousand Words, Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Brookline, MA
2005 North American Print Biennial, Juror: Joan Moser, Senior Curator, Graphic Arts, Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Dictionary Project, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
2004 Somatic Scales, five-person exhibition curated by Patricia Phillips at the Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Perfect Pitch, Curated by Karen Shaw, Islip Museum, Long Island, NY
Catch My Drift, Solo Invitational, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
9 From Waltham Mills, curated by Wendy T. Kaplan, Brandeis Women's Research Center, Waltham, MA
6 Artists, 6 Visions, Scollay Square Gallery, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA
What Works, Arthur Hill Gallery, Boston, MA
2003 Una comunidad de Talleres de Grabado, Galeria Espacio Abierto, Havana, Cuba
Take Five, Soprafina Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Prints in Boston, Printmaker's Invitational Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
Invitational, LandEscapes, College of the Atlantic, Mt. Desert Island, ME
Works on Paper, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, Juror: Bernie Toale
2002 The 17th Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Curator: Bill Arning, Director, List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Small Works 2002, The Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA
Texas National, Stephen Austin University Gallery, Juror: Sandy Skoglund
Proof in Print, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
2001 Journeys, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Multiplicity and Reiteration, Tremont Gallery, Boston, MA
Proof in Print, Wiggin Gallery, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
On/Off/Over the Edge, a National Exhibition traveling from 2000 to 2003 to the following venues: University of Nebraska at Kearney, Bookwalter Winery (Richland, WA), Cape Cod Community College, University of Florida,Lane Community College (Eugene, OR), and Miami University (Ohio)
2000 Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford Art Association, Curator: Janice Levin, Curatorial Fellow at New York MOMA
New Art Y2K, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
National Exhibition, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, Rhode Island Award Winner
Small Works, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro MA
Exhibition of the Portfolio Workshop Prints, Randse Afrikaans Universitate, Johannesburg, South Africa
National Prize Show, Cambridge, MA
Higher Elevations, Invitational Exhibition at the College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME
1999 New Art '99, National Exhibition, MPG Gallery, Boston MA. Award Winner
Who Was She Last Monday? Three Artists' Self Portraits, Dana Hall Gallery, Wellesley, MA
Cooperstown National, Main Street Gallery, Cooperstown, NY
1998 Priva Gross International Exhibition, QCC Art Gallery, The City University of New York, Bayside, New York. Juror: Marilyn Kushner, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Brooklyn Museum of Art
Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Columbia College, Columbia, MO
Works on Paper Exhibition VII, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV
A Show of Hands, Texas University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX
1997 Mapping the Terrain, Boston University Art Gallery, Juror: Robin Rosenfeld, Associate Curator, Department of Prints and Drawings, MOMA, New York, NY
Hand-Pulled Prints V, Parchman Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX
National Printmaking 1997, The College of New Jersey, NJ
Winter Invitational Exhibition, Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY
15th Annual Exhibition, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY, Juror: Donald Kuspit, Critic
5th Annual National Exhibition, Carnegie Art Center, North Tonawanda, NY
Family Portraits, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI, Juror: Doreen Bolger, Director,Museum of Art, RISD
Fusion, Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Drawing Show, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition, The Octagon Gallery, Ames, IA
Sanctuary, Rothschild Gallery, Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA
1996 Watermark: A National Works on Paper Exhibition, Gallery Concord, Concord, CA
The Art of Music, Ashwell Gallery, Beverly, MA, Award Winner
Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, R. E. Lee Gallery, Clemson University, SC
Winter Invitational Exhibition, Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY
Gender in Art: What Women See, What Men See, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA
She Who Laughs Lives, Rothschild Gallery, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA
Solo Exhibition, Naz Art Gallery, Newton Centre, MA
Solo Exhibition, Atelier Gallery, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA
Solo Exhibition, Sony Electronics, Newton, MA
1995 Timespan, Irving Arts Center, Dallas, TX
Print Biennial, Schenectady Museum, NY
"Works on Paper" School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Award for Distinction in Printmaking
Winter Invitational Exhibition, Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY
Winter Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
"Class Action Suite" Print Portfolio, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Annual Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Celebrating the I, Rothschild Gallery, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA
Teaching

Adjunct Professor, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA 2007- present
Adjunct Professor, Suffolk University, New England School of Art and Design, 2015
Adjunct Professor, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 2014-2015
Faculty, Teachers as Scholars, Statewide Program, 2014-present
Lecturer, Curry College, Milton, MA 2007-2013
Instructor, Maud Morgan Center for the Arts, Cambridge, MA 2012-present
Artist in Residence, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT 2016
Artist in Residence, Burlington High School, Burlington, MA 2014
Guest Artist, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 2013
Guest Artist, Beverly School for the Deaf, Beverly, MA, 2013

Presntations, Curating

Moderator, Impact and Innovation: Contemporary Printmaking, Boston Public Library, 2012
Guest Artist - Juror for Grants, Rhode Island State Art Council, 2011
Presenter, thINK, Belmont Town Hall Gallery, Belmont, MA 2010
Presenter, "Beyond the Scenes of an Art Career," Mass. College of Art, Boston, MA 2010
Guest Curator, Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Essay and Catalog 2009
Panelist, Drawing: Surface, Line and Mark, New Art Center, Newton, MA 2008
Panelist, Art and Cancer, Paesaggio Gallery, Hartford, CT 2008
Panelist, Communication through Art, Dishman Art Museum, Beaumont, TX 2008
Guest Artist-Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, UMASS-Boston, 2004 through 2009
Guest Artist-Juror for Grants, Massachusetts College of Art, 2007
Workshop Instructor, Mixit Print Studio, Somerville, MA 2007-2010
Presentation, St.Francis Cancer Center, Hartford, CT, 2007
Guest Artist-Presentation, Princeton University, Spring 2004
Guest Artist-Presentation, Massachusetts College of Art, February 2004
Featured Artist, Spring Program of the Boston Women's Caucus for the Arts, 1997

Press
Cover Art Work for Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American Literature, Professor Rebecca Sanchez, New York University Press, 2015
Quickening the Pulse at Holy Cross: New Work by Faculty Artists, by Brian Goslow, ARTSCOPE March/April 2015
American Print Makers, Stephanie Standish, Schiffer Publishing, 2014
ReThink INK: 25 Years at Mixit Print Studio, Elaine Mehalakes, Art in Print, Vol. 2, #.2 , 7-8 2012
Interview with WGBH Brigit Brown.
The Long and Winding Roll: Five Artists Contemplate the Scroll, by Anne Krinsky, Art New England, January/February 2011
Cover Art Work, “Silence Takes Its Measure” Art New England, January/February 2011
Randy Garber: Listening-Transmit, Receive, Connect , by Susan Boulanger, Art New England, April/May 2010
Andrews, J. & Lokensgard, L. (2010). The Visual Language of Art, ASL and English: What Deaf Artists Reveal. Multicultural Review, 19(3), 37-44.
Randy Garber "Reverberations" on Exhibit at Opalka Gallery, by Tim Kane , Times Union, 4/1/2010
Randy Garber at Opalka Gallery, by David Brickman, dbgetvisual.blogspot.com, 3/9/2010
Size & Scale in the Field of Contemporary Print, by Catherine Kernan, Contemporary Impressions, Journal of the American Print Alliance, Spring/Summer 2009
"High Marks; Drawing: Surface, Line, Mark", Review: The Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid, 5/7/08
"Somerville Prints!", Boston Globe, Your Tuesday 2/20/07
"2006 Calendar, Centerfold Image", Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA 2006
"Words and Images", University of Southern Maine Publication, 2006
"Pick of the Week", The Boston Globe, March 14, 2006
"Somatic Scales", Review by Susan Boulanger, Art New England, Oct/Nov. 2004
"On Balance, 'Somatic Scales' Explores Bodies and Minds" Review by Cate McQuaid,The Boston Globe, 7/16/04
"Scales Weighs Body, Mind, Spirit" Review by Joanne Silver, Boston Herald, 6/11/04
"Character and Mood on Paper." Review by Helen Harrison, New York Times, 4/25/04
"Mills Measures Up", Review by d'Lynne Plummer, South End News, 7/1/04
"Women on the Verge", Review by Thomas Garvey, South End News, 5/20/04
"Our Bodies, Our Selves", by Randi Hopkins, The Boston Phoenix, 5/28/04
"Waltham at Work: Nine Local Artists connect with Brandeis in Collaborative Exhibit", Review by Max Heuer, Daily News Transcript, 2/5/04
"An Art Community's Lofty Pursuits", Emily Sweeney, The Boston Globe, 11/1/01
"Proof in Print: A Community of Printmaking Studios", The Trustees of the Boston Public Library, 2001
"Waltham at Work", Review by Max Heurer, Daily News Tribune, 2/5/04
"New Art, Y2K at the Kingston Gallery/Boston", Review by Jamie Farrell, Art New England, October/November 2000
"Artists Find Challenge in Somesville Garden", Review by Misty Edgecomb, Bangor Daily News, 8/10/00
"Scarecrows", Higher Elevations, Review: Nan Lincoln, Bar Harbor Times, 8/10/00
"Scarecrows", Review: The Ellsworth Weekly, 8/17/00
"Variation and Continuity: The Workshop Portfolios", Article by K.E. Duffin, Contemporary Impressions, Volume 8, No.1, Spring, 2000
"Young at Art", by Aviya Kushner, Review: Stuff Magazine 2/16/99
"Who Was She Last Monday?" Natick Bulletin, 2/11/99
"Perspectives", Christine Temin, The Boston Globe, 2/19/97
"Artists Contemplate Music At Ashwell Gallery", Elisabeth Clark, North Shore Magazine, 5/30/96
Awards/Grants/Residencies
2016 Artist in Residence, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
2013 Residency, Venice Printmaking Workshop, Venice, Italy
2012 Traveling Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2012 Wynn Newhouse Award
2011 Somerville Artist Fellowship Grant
2011 Honorable Mention, Art Ability, International Exhibition, Byrn Mawr, PA
2009 Somerville Artist Fellowship Grant
2007 Puffin Foundation Artist Grant
2007 Juror's Choice Award, 7th National Exhibition, Artists with Disabilities
2007 Capelli d'Angeli Foundation Artist Grant
2007 Artist Scholarship Grant, Vermont Studio Center
2006 Hambidge Center for Art and Science, Rabun Gap, GA
2003 Artist Grant, St. Botolph Foundation, Boston, MA
2000 Award, National Exhibition, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI
1999 Award, New Art '99, National Exhibition, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA
1996 Award, The Art of Music, Ashwell Gallery, Beverly, MA
1995 Award, Works on Paper, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Collections and Commissions
Children's Hospital of Boston/Karp Cancer Research Center, MA (Commission)
Governor Baxter School for the Deaf, Mackworth Island, Portland, ME (Commission)
Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Jean Massieu School for the Deaf, Riverton, UT
Dare Family Services, MA
First Literacy Boston, Boston, MA
Third Sector New England, Boston, MA
New England BioLabs, Ipswich, MA
Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, Schnectady, NY
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Brookline, MA
Cell Signaling, Beverly, MA
Ohringer Art Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Boston, MA
Print Club of Albany, Inc.
The Boston Public Library
The Boston Athenaeum
MSR Architects, Washington, DC
Offices of Ephross and Weiss, Baltimore, MD
The Institute for Cognitive Prosthetics, Bala Cynwyd, PA
Partner
Mixit Print Studio, Somerville, MA
Professional Activity
1996-2007 Free-Lance Editor/Writer, Training, Grub Street Writers, Boston University School of Public Health, Oxigene Corporation, Northeastern University, The City School, Lingua Graphica, Bridge Consulting Group, private clients
2003-2005 President, Artists West Association, Waltham, MA
2000 Co-Editor, Proof in Print: A Community of Printmaking Studios, The Trustees of the Boston Public Library
1997 President, Boston Women's Caucus for Art
1990-1995 Full-time Instructor, Northeastern University, Graduate School of Business. Classes in Professional Oral and Written Communication
1987-1994 Founding Partner, WordPower Communications, a full service Communications Consulting Practice
1987-1989 Instructor, University of Massachusetts Boston, Courses in Communications
Education
Diploma in Studio Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1998
M.L.A., Landscape Architecture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1978
M.A., English Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1976
B.A., English Literature, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1974

Authored Articles

Conversing and Reversing, Contemporary Impressions, Fall 2002 by Randy Garber
The now ubiquitous discussions about the digital revolution (or, as John Labadie aptly names it in the Spring 2002 Contemporary Impressions, the digital "evolution")...

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Fresh Eyes and Nuclei, Communication Arts, July 2001 by Randy Garber
Imagine being a landscape painter who, for some reason, had never been outside to glimpse clouds or earth. Your images come from postcards, photographs and magazine reproductions of paintings...

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Proof In Print: A Community of Printmaking Studios, Steinhour Press, 2000 by Randy Garber
I grew up watching my father engrave impossibly small images and letters into precious metals. Bent over his engraving block, his intent focused through the eye loop...

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Paintings by Joan Banach at Mario Diacono Gallery, Arts Media, Winter 1998/1999 by Randy Garber
Banach's provocative and penetrating work is as much about the entrapment of women within the confines of gender, history and class as it is about what Diacono calls in his accompanying essay...

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