NATHALIE MIEBACH

2004 – 2006

Massachusetts College of Arts, Boston, MA
Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture

2003 – 2004

Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, MA
Courses in both astronomy and physics.

1998 – 2002

Massachusetts College of Arts, Boston, MA
Master of Science in Art Education, Certified Visual Arts Teacher, grades 5-12

1991 – 1995

Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and East Asian Studies

 

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES:

2012

World Technology Award - Nominee in Indivual Artist Category

 

“Women to Watch” for Massachusetts, Nominee, National Museum of Women in the Arts,
Washington, DC

 

Donkey Mill Art Center, Kona, HI, Artist Residency

2011

Pollock-Krasner Award, New York, NY
TED Global Fellowship

2010

Visual Arts Sea Grant, University of Rhode Island, RI

2009

Amherst College, Artist-in-Residence, Amherst, MA
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship, Sculpture
Blanche E. Coleman Award
ICA Foster Prize, Boston, MA - Nominee

2008

Berwick Research Institute, Boston, MA; Artist Residency
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NB; Artist Residency
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; Visual Arts Fellowship
Joan Mitchell Painter and Sculpture Award - Nominee, New York, NY

2007

LEF Foundation Grant, Boston, MA
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; Visual Arts Fellowship
Joan Mitchell Painter and Sculpture Award, New York, NY - Nominee
ICA Foster Prize, Boston, MA - Nominee

2006

International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
Graham Campbell Grant Prize, Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition, Boston, MA
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant - Nominee, New York. NY

2005

Vermont Carving Studio, Rutland, VT; Adalin Wichman Scholarship
Massachusetts College of Art, International Program Travel Grant

2003

North Country Studio Conference, Bennington, VT; NCSC Scholarship

2002

Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Island, MN

1999

Darmasiswa Fellow – Indonesian cultural exchange grant for one year study at Institute Seni Indonesia.

1995 – 1997

Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association Fellow, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015

Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2014

Project Eye Gallery, University of North Caroline, Charleston, NC

 

Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA

2013

Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME

 

Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2012

Babson College, Wellesley, MA

2011

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

 

Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA

 

Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State University, MA

 

Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

 

Stonehill College, Easton, MA

2010

Boston Arts Academy, Boston, MA

 

Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

2009

Cynthia Reeves Gallery - New York, NY

 

Schick Gallery, Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY

 

Amherst College, Amherst, MA

2008

Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

 

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2007

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2006

Riverfront Window Project, Cambridge, MA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2014

Perlman Teaching Museum, Carleton College, Northfield, MN

 

Beard and Weil Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

2013

Queensland University of Technology and Creative Industries, Brisbane, Australia

 

Artworks, New Bedford, MA

 

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

 

Museum of Science, Boston, MA

 

Gallery Nord, San Antonio, TX

 

Krikorian Gallery, Worcester, MA

2012

Beall Center for Art and Technology, Irving, CA

 

Brant Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

 

Salisbury University Gallery, Salisbury, MD

 

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

 

Space Gallery, Portland, MI

 

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

 

TCNJ Gallery, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

 

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

 

Art Current Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Graham Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

 

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

 

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, MN

 

Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KT

 

Future Everything Festival, Manchester, United Kingdom

 

TED Global Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

2010

National Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

 

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

 

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

2009

Museum of Science, Boston, MA

 

Spencer Art Museum - University of Kansas, Kansas City, KA

 

Provincetown Artist Association Museum, Provincetown, MA

 

Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery - Keene State College, Keene, NH

 

Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, MA

2008

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

 

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

 

Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA

 

Axiom Gallery, Boston, MA

2007

DeCordova Sculpture Museum Annual Exhibition - 2007, Lincoln, MA

 

Works On Paper, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA (Award of Merit)

 

Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA

 

Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA

 

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

 

Art Interactive, Boston, MA

 

Sublime Climate - Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA

 

Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA

2006

International Sculpture Center’s 2006 Outstanding Student Achievement Awards Exhibition
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

 

Art and Science: A Symbiosis, Axiom Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

Fine Arts Work Center Visual Fellows 2006-2007, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

 

Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA (First Prize)

 

MFA Thesis Show, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

 

College Art Association MFA Regional Exhibit, Massachusetts College of Art

2005

Systems and Models, Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art

 

Some Sort of Uncertainty, Doran Gallery

 

Works on Paper , Doran Gallery

 

Headlines, Doran Gallery

 

Midway Show, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art

 

Sunlight, Godine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art

2004

Works on Paper, Doran Gallery

 

New MFA Candidates, Doran Gallery

 

South End Open Studios, Boston, MA

 

Art and Science / Chandra X-ray Observatory Conference at the Wright Center/ Tufts University

2003

South End Open Studios, Boston, MA

 

Bedford Art Festival, Bedford, MA

 

Art Auction at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Ma.

 

Depot Square Gallery, Lexington, MA

2002

Allston Open Studios, Allston, MA

 

PSG Gallery, Boston, MA

2001

Crackertorium Installation Space, Massachusetts College of Art

 

PSG Gallery, Boston, MA

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION:

2012

Massachusetts College of Art Dormitory, Boston, MA

 

PERFORMANCES:

2013

The Ghostly Crew of the Andrea Gail, Collaborative musical performance with Joshua DeSchere and friends.

2011

Hurricane Noel, Collaborative musical performance with Nineteen Thirteen
(percussion and cello), Milwaukee Art Museum, live-performance

2010

Jean’s Passing. Collaborative musical performance with Elaine Rombola (church organ, piano), Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA. - live-performance

 

Hurricane Noel. Collaborative musical performance with the Axis Ensemble (New Music ensemble), Lilypad, Cambridge, MA.- live-performance

 

Hurricane Noel. Collaborative musical performance with Butter (Rock Band), Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, MA - recorded-performance

2009

Navigating Into a New Night. Collaborative musical performance with Elaine Rombola (piano), Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA - live-performance.

 

Stormy Weather, Internal Storm. Collaborative musical performance with Elaine Rombola (piano), Amherst College, MA. - live-performance

2001 & 2000

How to Build a Raft, Cave Dog Production.
State University of New York at New Paltz, NY. Cambridge Multicultural Center, Cambridge, MA Performer in multi-media production combining shadow, video, narrative and music.

2000

Squares at Mobius Theater, Boston, MA. Solo Performance.

1995 & 1994

Cinderella and The Chaos, by Eko Widyasmoro & Hunting the Golden Deer, by Greg Harris

 

Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Collaboration with Indonesian Wayang.

 

IN THE COLLECTION OF: Rena Ablemann, George Yang, Alan Dinsfriend, Helen Rosenfeld, Ralph Lowen, JohnThompson,
DeCordova Sculpture Museum, Spencer Art Museum - University of Kansas,Wellington Management, Fidelity Investment

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Her work has been reviewed by numerous national and international publications, including Art in America, Art News, Sculpture Magazine, American Craft Magazine, Wired UK, New Scientist, Christian Science Monitor (Innovation Section), Boston Globe, Art New England, FORM Magazine, MIT-Sea Grant Newsletter, The Boston Phoenix, Provincetown Banner, and many more. Copies by request.

Book Publication:
Data Flow 2: Visualizing Information in Graphic Design. Published by Gestalten Publisher, Berlin, Germany. 2010. (ISBN: 978-3-89955-278-2)
Seeing / Knowing. Published by Graham Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, OH. 2012 (ISBN: 978-0-9847080-0-0)
Information Graphics. Sandra Rendgen. Published by Taschen, 2012 (ISBN: 978-3-8365-2879-5)

 

ARTIST TALKS:

2013

Haystack Mountain School fo Craft, Deer Isle, ME

 

American Craft Council, Baltimore, MD

 

Oxbow School, Napa, CA

 

Museum of Science, Boston, MA

 

ArtWorks, New Bedford, MA

 

Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME

 

Surface Design Association Conference, San Antonio, TX

 

New York University, ITP Tisch School of Art, New York, NY

 

Bennington College, VT

 

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2012

Thinking Digital Conference, Gateshead, United Kingdom

 

Eyeo Festival, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis MN

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Lab, Boston, MA

 

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NB

 

Betscape Conference, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD

 

Donkey Mill Art Center, Kona, HI

 

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2011

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Lincoln Lab, Lincoln, MA

 

TED Global Conference, Edinburgh, UK

 

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WS

 

Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

 

Boston University – Space Research Laboratory, Boston, MA

 

Stonehill College, Easton, MA

 

Framingham State University, Framingham, MA

 

Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO

 

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

 

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2010

Massachusetts College, of Art, Boston, MA

 

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

 

Kent State University, Akron, OH

 

Salem State College, Salem, MA

 

Brown University, Providence, MA

 

Wellesley College, MA

2009

Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA

 

Amherst College, Amherst, MA

 

Museum of Science, Boston, MA

 

Cynthia Reeves Gallery, New York, NY

 

Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY

 

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

 

Bennington College, Bennington, VT

2008

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

 

Provincetown Coastal Studies Center, Provincetown, MA

 

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

 

Provincetown Art Association Museum, Provincetown, MA

 

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

 

Berwick Research Institute, Boston, MA

 

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, MA

2007

Earth Science : The Cryosphere. Professional Development Conference K-12 Science by the Wright
Center for Science Education (Tufts University, MA), Glacier National Park, MT.

 

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

 

DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

 

MITS (Massachusetts Institute for Teaching Science), Framingham, MA

 

Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA

2005 -2006

Earth and Space through Art and Science. Professional Development Conference K-12 Science by
the Wright Center for Science Education (Tufts University, MA), Twin Falls, ID, and the
McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis, TX

2002 – 2005

A Day in the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci. Professional Development Workshop on Leonardo Da
Vinci’s notebooks. Massachusetts Art Educators Association Conference in Worcester,
Provincetown and Boston, MA.

2004

Putting Creativity to Work - Statewide conference on job resources and professional development
for artists with disabilities. Massachusetts Cultural Council & VSA Arts, Boston, MA

 

Chandra X-ray Observatory. Professional Development Conference K-12
The Wright Center of Science Education, Tufts University, Medford, MA

2003

On the Art and Science of Astrophysics. Professional Development Conference K-12
The Wright Center of Science Education, Tufts University, Medford, MA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

2008 – present

Instructor for Sculptural Weaving (Sculpture Department & Continuing Education)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2013

National Basketry Association Conference, Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

 

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

 

Haystack Mountain School fo Craft, Deer Isle, ME

 

Bennington College, Bennington, VT (Art New England Program)

2012

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

 

Donkey Mill Art Center, Kona, HI

2011

Instructor for Sculptural Weaving
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO
Fuller Crafts Museum, Brockton, MA
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

2010

Instructor for Sculptural Weaving
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Bennington College, Bennington, VT (Art New England Program)
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO

2009

Instructor for Making the Invisible Visible - Symmetry, Chaos, and Patterns in Everyday Systems
Amherst College, (Art and Art History Department), Amherst, MA

 

Instructor for Sculptural Weaving - Art New England Program
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2008 & 2009

Instructor for Sculptural Weaving (Sculpture Department)
Massachusetts College of Art - Continuing Education, Boston, MA

2007 & 2008

Instructor for Issues and Images (Summer Studio Program)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2006

Co-Teacher for Installation Art (Sculpture Department)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2005

Teaching Asst. for Nature, Science and Art (Studio of Interrelated Media Department)
Teaching Asst. for Visual Language Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2004

Instructor for Putting Creativity to Work. Career-building course for artists with disabilities.
VSA arts of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

2002 – 2004

Coordinator of Education Programs at VSA arts of Massachusetts. Coordinated all the corporation’s
state education programs K-12, all exhibitions and professional development workshops for teachers
and artists, conducted both regional and national professional development workshops.

2001 – 2002

Program Coordinator at Massachusetts College of Art K-12 Outreach Program.
Boston, MA. Assisted in the coordination of all the college’s youth art education programs.

2002

Student Teacher at Mission Hill School, New Mission High School, Roxbury, MA
Student Teaching Practicum, K-12.

1998 – 2001

Instructor in Massachusetts College of Art K-12 Outreach Program:
* A Day in the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci: Explorations of Da Vinci’s notebooks.
* Issues and Images: A combined curriculum of philosophy and art for high school students,
exploring the intersections between art, society and the artist.
* Questioning Dimensions: A drawing, painting and sculpting class for 6-8th graders.

1995 – 1997, 1999

Instructor for Yayasan Sosial Sugiyopranoto, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Art instructor for non-profit organization providing social services to recent urban migrants.