Renée Bouchard
Renée Bouchard
105 Imperial Ave Bennington VT 05201
renee@renee-bouchard.com
 
  Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016 Kaleidoscopic Pathos, Governor’s Gallery, Vermont State House, Montpelier, VT
2015 Painting Interrupted, Bennington Free Library, Bennington, VT
2013 Confluence, McDaris Fine Art, Hudson, NY
2013 Baby Ensor: Recent Paintings, Southern Vermont College Burgdorff, Gallery, Bennington, VT
2012 Renée Bouchard: Recent Paintings, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY
2009 Scapes: Recent Paintings by Renée Bouchard, Bennington Museum, VT
2009 Evaporated Body Parts, Zeitgeist Gallery, Pittsfield, MA
2008 The Beginning of the Last Suckle, Stark Hose Gallery, Vermont Arts Exchange, Bennington, VT
2007 Renée Bouchard: Paintings Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT
2006 Renée Bouchard: Paintings Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
2005 Renée Bouchard: Paintings Wren Gallery, Art Basel Miami, FL
2004 Boundaries: Whipped, Wren Gallery, Key West, FL
2001 Works on Goatskin: Recent Travels in Morocco, Hay Gallery, Portland, ME
 
  Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 McDaris Fine Art, Heaven and Earth, Hudson, NY
2016 Moberg Galley, Paintings, Des Moines, IA
2016 Chandler Gallery, Salvage, Randolph VT
2015

Barrett Art Center, New Directions, Poughkeepsie NY
curated byJanet Bishop, the Weisel Family Curator of Painting and
Sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2015 North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show
2014 Big Town Gallery, Seven Women Artists, Rochester VT
2014 Moberg Galley, deAurora, Chicago IL
2014 Moberg Galley, Works on Paper, Des Moines, IA
2014 MCLA Gallery 51, Inside the Outside: Reconsidering Our Views About Art, North Adams, MA
2013 Branch Gallery, Alternate Realities, North Adams, MA
2011 Towle Hill Studio, Renée Bouchard Paintings David Hurwitz Woodworking, Corinth, VT
2010 North Bennington Plein Air Event, North Bennington, VT
2010 Lucky 13 Art Park, North Bennington, VT
2010 Eclipse Mill Gallery, Abstraction Now, North Adams, MA
2009 Storefront Artist Project, Cultural Corridor, Pittsfield, MA
2009 North Bennington Art Park, North Bennington, VT
2009 Eclipse Mill Gallery, Two Actors, Ten Painters, North Adams, MA
2009 June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Five painters Ten years later,
Portland, ME
2007 Sarah Bowen Gallery, Submissions Show, Brooklyn, NY
2005 U Mass Amherst, New York, New England, New Talent,
Amherst, MA
2003 Aucocisco Gallery, Emerging Maine Painters, Portland, ME
2002 Filament Gallery, New Paintings, Portland, ME
1999 Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Next Generation,
Rockland, ME
1998 Hinge Gallery, Maine Women Artists, Portland, ME
 
  Awards and Residencies
2016 Burlington City Arts Barbara Smail Award Nominee
2014 MECA/Down East Magazine Emerging Artist Award Burnt and White Heads, Monhegan Island was featured as one of Down East Magazine's 60th Anniversary commemorative covers and MECA received $10,000 in my name.
2008 Individual Artist Grant, Vermont Arts Council, Creation Grant
2008 Vermont Studio Center, February Residency
2007 Southern Vermont Art Center, Award of Merit
2007 Vermont Studio Center, Vermont Artist Week
2006 The Cooper Union, Two Month Residency
2005 River View Gallery, Honorable Mention by Stephan Phillips
Washington D.C.
2003 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, and the Lab School of Washington,
Power of Art Grant for Exceptional Art Teachers working with students with Learning Disabilities
2001 Montana Artist Refuge, Three Month Residency
1999 Kate Millet Art Colony for Women, Two Month Residency
 
  Lectures, Talks, Discussions, etc.
2015 Bennington Museum, Lecture/Workshop Rock Art and Printmaking
2014 Big Town Gallery
Conversation exploring the questions of life, work, family & creativity.
2014 MCLA at Gallery 51
Visiting Artist Gallery Talk: Inside the Outside: Reconsidering Our Views About Art
2014 MCLA Gallery 51 Evening Panel Discussion
Art Education and the Education of the Artist
2008 Union College
Visiting Artist Slide Lecture/Critique
2008 Vermont Arts Exchange @ Stark Hose Gallery
Individual Artist Grant Project: The Beginning of the Last Suckle
2004 University of Southern Maine
Visiting Artist Slide Lecture
2002 ICA at The Maine College of Art
Panel Discussion: Isolation and Dislocation
2002 Learning Disabilities Association of America
The Power of Art for Students with Learning Disabilities
2001 Hay Gallery, Portland ME
Independent Study in Morocco/Painting on Goatskin
 
  Professional Affiliations
2015 Jessica Park Project Advisory Committee

2010-2011

Kidspace @ MassMoCA Teacher Advisory Committee
 
  Teaching Experience
2017 Southern Vermont College, Visiting Artist in Residence
2009-2011 North Berkshire School Union Pre-K -8th grade Art Teacher, Gabriel Abbott Memorial School and Clarksburg Elementary School
2009 High School Art Mentor, Storefront Artist Project, Pittsfield, MA
2008 Young Adult Workshop Coordinator/Teacher, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
2005-2008 Artist/Teacher, Vermont Arts Exchange, Bennington, VT
2001-2004 Head of Art Department, Aucocisco School; an Arts-Based School for students on the Autism Spectrum K-12 grade
2003 Artist in Residence, Peaks Island Elementary School, ME
2000-2001 Artist/Teacher, Oak Street Studios, Portland ME
2003 Co-Founder/Teacher, Smock Art Camp, Peaks Island, ME
 
  Bibliography
2016 Telly Halkias, The Berkshire Eagle, "Artist in Focus/Renée Bouchard: From small town to state house", July, InterviewURL
2016 2016 Jeb Wallace-Brodeur, The Times Argus, "Visual Art Review: Montpelier throws an art party", September, ReviewURL
2016 2016 Features/ A&E/InVite, The Times Argus, Visual Art Review: "The World and Within: Renee Bouchard and Tom Wies", July, InterviewURL
2016 Meg Brazill, Seven Days, “Art Review: ‘Salvage,’ Chandler Center for the Arts”, March, Review URL
2015

Derek Carson, Bennington Banner, “Local artist leads workshop at Bennington Free Library”, August, Interview URL

2015

Telly Halkias, Hill Country Observer, “A toddler as muse, Bennington artist blends family, creative lives in works that challenge”, July, Interview
URL

2015 Tony Gengarelly, Folk Art Messenger "Inside the Outside: Reconsidering Our Views About Art," Winter. Review
2014 Jack McManus, Bennington Banner, "For Bennington artist Bouchard, it's more than lines", Aug 13, Interview URL
2014 John Seven, Special to Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont, "Gallery 51 show brings outside inside", Feb 27, Interview URL
2013 Arlene Distler, Southern Vermont Arts and Living, "The Art/Life Balance Southern Vermont artists reflect on juggling their creative pursuits and the realities of parenting", April 3, Review URL
2012 Mary Cassai, The Utica Phoenix, "Recent Paintings of Kirkland Art Center", May, Interview/Review
2011 Arlene Distler, Art New England, "Renée Bouchard, Towle Hill Studio, Corinth VT", July/August, Review
2009 Arlene Distler, Southern Vermont Arts and Living, "Color Sense"
Note cover image: "Peripheral Scattering, Scapes: Recent Paintings by Renée Bouchard at the Bennington Museum", Fall, Interview
2009 Janet Van Fleet, Vermont Art Zine, "WALKABOUT: The Bennington Museum", Review
2008 Rebecca Dravis, The Advocate Weekly, "Art, as Nourishment", Review
2008 Ryan, Arts and Entertainment News, Bennington Banner, "Small Works Show Helps Local Artist, too", Review
2008 Ryan, Arts and Entertainment News, Bennington Banner, "Birth, Death have their place in Stark Installation", Review
2007 Raspuzzi, Rutland Daily Herald, "Four Women's Views Come Together at Chaffee", Review
2006 Faris, Manchester Journal, "Solo Exhibitions Brighten Up the Day", Review
2004 Sargent, Lewiston Sun-Journal, "Young Artists Break Mold", Review
2004 Gilbert, Key West Art & Living, "Arts Renaissance", Review
2003 Wendell, Island Times, "Art Flourishes on Peaks Island", Review
2001 Gannon, Casco Bay Weekly," Three-In-One", Review
1999 Russell, Portland Phoenix, "You Enjoy Myself", Review
 
  Education
1994 Phoebe Flory Watercolor School
1995 Cleveland Institute of Art
1999 Maine College of Art, BFA