MARTIN J. GREALISH

Curriculum Vitae

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TRAINING + EDUCATION

The Landscape Institute of Harvard University and The Arnold Arboretum, Certificate in Landscape Design, 2010

Massachusetts College of Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1983

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1982-3

Art Institute of Boston, 1972

Study Abroad, Aegean School of Fine Arts, Paros, Greece 1979

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS, MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART

Bernard Toale, Hand Made Paper-making, 1981 to 1985,

Brian Stevens, Watercolor, Fall 1981 and Summer 1982

Barbara Grad, Introduction to Painting, Fall 1982

RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS +

Artist-in-Residency and Grant Recipient, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

February 2013 and February 2015

Apprentice to Bernard Toale, Rug Road Handmade Paper Studio, Allston, MA

1981 to 1985

Artist Way Class. Six-month Skype Workshop with Collin Brown

Fall 2011, Fall 2012, and Spring 2013

Elliot School

Life Drawing Figure Intensive workshop with Robert Siegelman

Summer 2012 to present

EXHIBITIONS

Group Show, University of MA, Boston, July 1983

        Reviewed by Christine Temin, Boston Globe

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Staff Show, Honorable Mention, 1982

Group Show, Oval House, London, England, June 1980

Group Show, Mass College of Art, 1982, 1981, and 1976

Suns Welcome Gallery, Provincetown, MA 1976 -1977

Art Institute of Boston, 1973

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

Lecturer + Installer of Luminary Labyrinths,

70 feet across, Pathway 4 feet wide, Installed with 700 Luminaries:

COLLECTIONS

Lawrence Volper, Millbrook, NY

Colin Brown, Port Townsend, Washington

Private collections, Boston, MA

Private collection, Galway, Ireland

Private collection, Bali, Indonesia

HONORS AND AWARDS/GRANTS

Massachusetts College of Art, David Berger Award 1982

Massachusetts College of Art, Department Award for Excellence 1983

Honorable Mention, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,  Staff Show, 1982

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Pen Calligraphy, Course One, By John W. Cataldo

Davis Publication, Date Published 1979

ASIN: B0006DY1DS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Researcher for Selina F. Little

Cavicchio Greenhouse, Sudbury, MA

Wholesale Nursery, Sales Representative

Winston Flowers, Boston, MA

Sales Representative  

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Assistant Product Development Manager/Project Manager for Jewelry and Textiles Department. Designing and developing jewelry inspired by the MFA’s collection.

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Exhibition Installer

Antiques Revival, Peckham Rye, London, England

Sales and Export Representative

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Mayor Marty Walsh’s Gardening Contest, Golden Trowel, 2016

West Roxbury Library Reading Garden, City of Boston Award, 2011 and 2013

Designed, Installed and Coordinated volunteers for the Reading Garden,

Candia Public Library, Candia, NH, 2005

Guest Lecturer @ local Garden Clubs on the subject of small trees for the home landscape

Volunteer at Tuesday Night Community Dinners at The Church of the Advent, Boston, MA

Co-coordinator for Panel Making for the NAMES Project; AIDS Memorial Quilt, 1986-7