Resume

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Wheaton Biennial: Drawing out of Bounds Wheaton College. Norton, MA
    curated by Judith Tannenbaum, Curator of Contemporary Art, Rhode Island School of Design.     Providence, RI
Delicious Torment Nave Gallery. Somerville, MA
2012 ReThink INK Boston Public Library. Boston, MA
curated by Karen Shafts, Keeper of Prints Boston Public Library. Boston, MA
2011 Rumble at the Media Mash Up Trustman Gallery, Simmons College. Boston, MA
Contemporary Massachusetts Artists Brush Art Galleries. Lowell, MA
    curated by Jen Mergel, Beal Senior Curator of Contemporary Art
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Baggage Narrows Center for the Arts. Fall River, MA
    curated by Michele L’Heureux Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University
Icons & Altars The New Arts Center. Newton, MA
2010 Small Works Maud Morgan Visual Art Center. Cambridge, MA
Icons & Altars The New Arts Center. Newton, MA
2009 Massachusetts Artists Brush Art Galleries. Lowell MA
     curated by Nick Capasso, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park. Lincoln, MA
Selected Artists Bell Tower Place. Watertown, MA
2008 Botanicals Wellesley College Botanical Garden, Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA
Dress Redress Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University. Waltham, MA
On Drawing, New Art Center, Newton, MA
Paper Quilt, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA
10 years of Art, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA
Small Works Sacramento Street Gallery. Cambridge, MA
2006 Tufts University Summer Show, Aidekman Arts Center Tufts University, Medford,MA
BodyScapes: Interior/Exterior Landscapes, Concord Art Assoc. Concord, MA
2005 WAX: Encaustic Techniques in Contemporary Art, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA
The Dictionary Project, Brickbottom Art Gallery, Somerville, MA
Color Show, City Hall, Somerville, MA
Small Works, Sacramento Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2004 Francis Roddy Competition, Best in Show Award, Concord Art Assoc. Concord, MA
Changes: Artist Interpret the Landscape, Redbrick Arts, Beverly, MA
Small Works, Maud Morgan Art Center, Cambridge, MA
Icons & Altars, New Art Center, Newton, MA
2003 The Red Dress, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA
The Quality of Quantity, ArtSpace @16, Malden, MA
Small Works, Maud Morgan Art Center, Cambridge, MA
2002 Suitable Means, The New Art Center, Newton, MA
Refiguring, The South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
Small Works, Maud Morgan Visual Art Center, Cambridge, MA
2000 Paper Prayers Barbara Krakow Gallery. Boston, MA
Icons & Altars The New Art Center. Newton, MA
1998 Land, Sea and Beyond, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA
Icons & Altars, The New Art Center, Newton, MA
Rock, Paper, Scissors, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA
Searching, Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
1997 Domestic Bliss, Definitive New Art Gallery (DNA), Provincetown, MA
Quickening: Nature and natural forces in mixed media sculpture
     Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Icons & Altars, The New Art Center, Newton, MA
Paper/Fiber XX, Arts Iowa City, Iowa City, IA
1996 Second Home, Cragin Fife Gallery, Brookline, MA
Icons & Altars, New Art Center, Newton, MA
1995 New Art 95 Kingston Gallery. Boston, MA
National Small Works Exhibition Schoharie County Arts Council. Cobbleskill, NY
Contemporary New England Sculpture Mazmanian Gallery.
    Framingham State College. Framingham, MA
Sculpture Show School of Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA
Imagining Angels Howard Yezerski Gallery, Barbara Krakow Gallery. Boston, MA
Icons & Altars The New Art Center. Newton, MA
Two-Person Exhibitions
2009 Works on Nature Cell Signaling Technologies. Beverly, MA
2006 New Sculptures MPG Contemporary. Boston, MA
2005 Two Artists New England Biolabs. Beverly, MA
1996 Fiber and Stone Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State College. Framingham, MA
Solo Exhibitions
2006 Body as Temple Essex Art Center. Lawrence, MA
1997 Reclaiming Gallery 57, Cambridge Arts Council. Cambridge, MA
Publications
2013 Cover, Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (in press) Demeter Press Fall/Winter 2012 Vol. 3 No. 2
Somerville Arts Journal, http://www.thesomervillenews.com/archives/35064
2012 Everyday inspirations for art, Pam Rosenblatt, Arts Editor
Wilderness House Literary Review winter 2012 online
http://www.whlreview.com/no-7.3/art/AparnaAgrawal.pdf
ReThink INK, 25 years at Mixit Print Studio, Elaine Mehalakes Art in Print July-August 2012
Artist exhibiting at the Boston Public Library, Cambridge Chronicle, July 19, 2012
2011 Rumble at the Media Mash up, exhibition catalogue, essay B. Lynch, curator, Trustman Gallery Simmons College, Boston, MA
Text/Context Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA
2010 Cat Bennett, The Confident Creative: Drawing to Free the Hand and Mind
(Forres, Scotland: Findhorn Press, 2010), 24,100.
2008 Dress Redress, Exhibition Catalogue, Brandeis University, June 2008
DressRedress, Artscope, Sept/Oct 2008
Artful Mix matches Emotions and Fashion, Boston Globe, Aug 2008
Ready to Wear, Boston Globe, June 19, 2008
Gallery Talk, Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Interview : http://www.brandeis.edu/news/2008/july/dressredress.html
2007 Without Leaves: a poem about artwork of Aparna Agrawal, Pam Rosenblatt, Arts Editor
Wilderness House Literary Review, summer 2007 online
2006 The Perfect Fit: Massachusetts Sculptor & Painter uses everyday objects as raw material for art, India New England, July 15, 2006 pgs 1-3
Abstract Artists push Color and Texture, Somerville News, May 24, 2006
Third Annual Summer Exhibition, Boston Globe, June 15,2006
Not your typical body image, Concord Arts Quarterly, March 9, 2006
2005 Blending Art/Words, Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, April 29, 2005
Taking pages out of her book, Erin Myers, Boston Globe, May 8, 2005
Dictionary Project, Mary McCoy, Art New England, June/July 2005
2002 Art After a Fashion, Christine Temin, Boston Globe, Jan. 11, 2002
New Art Center, Susan Mulski, Art New England, April/May, 2002
Show Brings Fashion out of the Closet, Mary Sherman, Boston Herald, Jan. 2002
A Suitable Means of Teaching Art, Valentina Zic, Newton Tab, Jan. 15, 2002
Art That's Not Just Window Dressing, Taline Voskeritchian, Arts Media, Mar. 2002
1998

Art New England, September/October, 1998
Arts Media, July/August, 1998
Loss of Innocence, Life's Mysteries, Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, Feb. 26, 1998

1997 Sprawling Works, Thirteen Sculptors, New York Times, May 4, 1997
Galleries, Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, Feb. 6, 1997
Catalog for Quickening, Paper/Fiber XX, Schoharie Council Small Works, 1997
Residencies
2008 Artist in Residence Westwood Public Schools. Westwood, MA
2004 Artist in Residence Creative Schools Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council
Cambridge Public Schools. Cambridge, MA
1991 Artist/Educator John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Washington, DC
Awards
2005 -
2006
Massachusetts Cultural Council Roster Artists/Educators
2004 Best in Show Award, Francis Roddy Competition Concord Art Association. Concord, MA
selected by Rachel Lafo, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park. Lincoln, MA
1999 Artist/Educator, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, DC
1997 National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowships/New England Foundation for the Arts.
Visual Arts Fellow, Works on Paper
Teaching and Museum Experience
2008 -
present
Visual Arts Faculty Shady Hill School. Cambridge, MA
Film & Public Programs volunteer staff Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA
2006 Adjunct Instructor Museum Learning & Public Programs. Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA
2002 -
2004
Arts Educator Cambridgeport School. Cambridge MA
1999 -
2001
Education Program Manager Museum Learning & Public Programs. Museum of Fine Arts.
Boston, MA
1999 -
2001

Artist/Educator Arts Can Teach. Suskind Young at Arts
Wang Center for the Performing Arts. Boston, MA

Public Collections
  Harvard Business School
Brandeis University
Education
2009 -
2010
Art Institute of Boston/Lesley University. Boston, MA
courses in clay sculpture and media
  School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
courses in film/video
1982 University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI - MBA in Marketing & Finance Management
1980 University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA - BA in Economics, Foreign Languages