CAROLINE RUFO

33 Emerson Place
Needham, MA 02492

caroline@rufoart.net
www.rufoart.net

Representation

2018-current, Powers Gallery ongoing representation Acton, MA

2016 - current, Copley Society of Art ongoing representation Boston, MA

2012 - current, Bowersock Gallery ongoing representation Provincetown, MA

2011 -current, Studio Hop ongoing representation Providence, RI

2010 - current, Summer House Furnishings ongoing representation Rye, NH

2011 - 13, MPG Home Design representation Newburyport, MA

Selected Exhibitions

2019
Powers Gallery “The Essence of Abstraction “ Acton, MA

2018
Copley Society of Art “Along the Charles” Boston, MA

Bromfield Gallery “Winter Works” Boston, MA

Harbor Hotel “Ocean Allure” Provincetown, MA

Belmont Art Gallery “Fables and Fairytales” Belmont, MA

Copley Society of Art “Anchors Aweigh” Boston, MA

Belmont Art Gallery “A Woman’s Place” Belmont, MA

Copley Society of Art “Journeys” Boston, MA

2017
Copley Society of Art “Small Works” Boston, MA

Montserrat College of Art “Inspired Views” Beverly, MA

Copley Society of Art New Members Show Boston, MA

2016
Vets Memorial Gallery.“Beyond Choreography” Providence, RI

Page Waterman Gallery “Shared Spaces” 2 person show Wellesley, MA

2015
Featured Artist: The Liberty Hotel Solo show Boston, MA

Massachusetts College of Art, The Dance Complex “The Reading” Performance: Under my direction, 10 dancers improvised movement and 1 musician (Racquel Kober) scored an original performance piece.The work is a part of “The Tarot Project” and was the precursor to the “Court Card” paintings. Boston and Cambridge, MA

Featured Artist Award for excellence in a body of work Portsmouth, NH

2014 and earlier
13 Forest Street Gallery “Tag - You’re It!” Arlington, MA

Gleason Gallery “What We See” 3 woman show Carlisle, MA

Page Waterman Gallery Solo Exhibit Wellesley, MA

Drift Gallery "Home - Caroline Rufo and Frank Poor", Kittery ME

Page Waterman Gallery Featured Artist Wellesley, MA

Arrowstreet Inc. February, Solo Show Somerville, MA

Daniels Art Gallery March, Solo Show Roslindale, MA

Kniznick Gallery, Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University “Infusion, Recent Work from The Tea Group”, Waltham, MA.

Lillian Immig Gallery, Emmanuel College “The Tea Group” Boston, MA

Greenfield Community College Gallery,“The Tea Group, Reflections on Motherhood” Greenfield, MA

President’s Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art “The Tea Group Now” Boston, MA

Corporate and Non-profit

2012-2014 WGBH Art Auction, Featured Artist 2014 for all marketing Boston, MA

2014 Cambridge School of Weston Auction Weston, MA

2009 Corderman Company, Corporate reception featuring four newly completed comissioned paintings. Boston, MA

2009 Pan Mass Challenge Fundraiser Silent Auction Needham, MA

EDUCATION

Rhode Island School of Design, BFA

Massachusetts College of Art, MFA

MEMBERSHIPS, SPEAKING

Panelist "A Woman's Place" Belmont Gallery of Art 2017

Board Member MFA Boston , Educational Advisory Board 2015 - 2020

Co-Vice President Needham Friends of Music

Board Member Needham Education Foundation, 2010 - 2013

Panelist Beyond Choreography, VETS Memorial Gallery Providence, RI, 2016

Panelist Museum of Fine Arts, “Guiding Students through Difficult Artworks” 2017

The Today Show Appeared with The Tea Group as a part of a segment featuring the book “Girls Night Out”.

Founding Member The Tea Group, an artists’ collaborative involved with exhibiting, discussions, documentation of the group, and tearoom installation. Established in 1991.

Lecturer Book Builders of Boston One of four professionals who spoke on new media and the publishing industry.

Visiting Artist The Tea Group, and Massachusetts College of Art. Presentation to the graduate program, January 1997.

Affiliated Artist Milton Art Museum, 1993-1996. Visiting Artist Emmanuel College, December 1995. Addressed a class on Design Principles.

Visiting Artist Massachusetts College of Art, July 12, 1995.

Speaker Tea Group Installation and Address to Dedicate the Pat Doran Gallery, Mass College of Art, Oct. 1997

Visiting Artist Endicott College, May 16, 1995. Addressed a class on Art & Technology.

Visiting Artist Bridgewater State University, March 23, 1995. Addressed a class on Women in the Arts, with other members of the Tea Group.

Panelist “Infusion” - Panel Discussion by the Tea Group at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 2003

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

Anchor Magazine Feature Article “RufoArt, the Art of John and Caroline Rufo”, 2017.

Uppercase Magazine Spread featuring “The Reading” performance collaboration, 2016.

“Girls’ Night Out” The Tea Group Art Collaborative is the subject of a chapter in the book “Girl’s Night Out: Celebrating Women’s Groups Across America”, (Crown Publishing), 2005.

The Boston Globe “Exploring Expression as a Means of Healing “, 1996