CYNTHIA ROBERTS Photo Credit: Robert Guay

CYNTHIA ROBERTS

Photo Credit: Robert Guay

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Cynthia Roberts is a visual artist living and working north of Boston. Her work is grounded in a studio practice of painting and drawing, and extends to include live paint events, as well as time-based animation and video performances in conjunction with choreographers. In 2012, Roberts was a laureate of The Regards Croisés//Criss Cross: NY//Le Havre grant and residency program, with support of the French Institute, the City of Le Havre, and the Triangle Arts Association in NY. She was an artist in residence in the City of Le Havre, France for the fall of 2012. Roberts is currently an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Endicott College.

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

Expanding the Field: Cynthia Roberts and Larry Volk, Spencer Presentation Gallery,The Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, Endicott College, Beverly, MA, 2013
Linea Alba, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA 2010
Snowflowers, Aberjona Gallery, Winchester, MA 2007
Ground to Air, J. Broudo Gallery, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2006
Wonderland, Winfisky Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA 2005
Routes Reprise, Walter Jacobs Project Wall, Marblehead, MA 2005
Locating Life, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY 2003
Routes to Water, MAA, Marblehead, MA 2003
Can Grande and Others, Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, NY, NY 1999
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Petit, Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY, November 2016                                                                                                           

The Hallspace Drawing Project 2016, Hallspace Gallery, Boston, MA, Sept-Oct 2016
Art In Odd Places: Believe, “Storytime” performance with Ric Haynes, Endicott College, Beverly, MA, April 2016
Plus One, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA, Sept 2015
The Hallspace Drawing Project, Hallspace Gallery, Boston, MA, Sept 2015
Snap to Grid , LACDA: Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, Dec2014 – Jan 2015
The Drawing Project, Hallspace Gallery, Boston, MA, October2014
Synthesis II: Endicott/Montserrat Faculty & Student Exhibition, Rocky Neck Cultural Center, Gloucester, MA, October 2014
Faux Real, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA, August2014
Synthesis II: Endicott & Montserrat faculty/student exhibition,  The Rocky Neck Cultural Center, Gloucester, MA, 2014
Synthesis: Endicott & Montserrat faculty/student exhibition,  The Rocky Neck Cultural Center, Gloucester, MA, 2013
The Inhabitants 1-night exhibition & live digital drawing performance, The André Malraux Museum of Modern Art, Le Havre, France, December 2012
The Sketchbook Project 2012, organized by Art House Co-op, The Brooklyn Art Library [traveling] through 2012
Home, Altered Aesthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 2011
Traveling Exhibition of Small Works, Lake County Discovery Museum [traveling through 2012], Wauconda, IL 2011
Sightlines, Center for the Arts, Spencer Presentation Gallery, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2011
Faculty Exhibition, Center for the Arts, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2009
6x6x2009, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, 2009
Faculty Exhibition, Center for the Arts, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2009
Benefit Auction, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY, 2008
Faculty Exhibition, David Broudo Gallery, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2008
 Beverly, MA 2006 New Art 07, Redbrick Gallery, Beverly, MA 2007
Faculty Exhibition, David Broudo Gallery, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2006
Works on Paper, Lynn Arts Association, Lynn, MA 2006
Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS Benefit, Robert Miller Gallery, NY, NY 2005
Faculty Exhibition, David Broudo Gallery, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2005
Faculty Exhibition, Winfisky Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA 2005
Blue, Redbrick Gallery, Beverly, MA 2005
Creating Places, curated by Mark Brus, NESAD Gallery, Boston, MA 2005
Small Works Show, curated by Leah Oates, Art Space @16, Malden, MA 2004
Faculty Exhibition, Winfisky Gallery, Salem, MA 2004
Triangle Arts-Benefit Silent Auction Show, Brooklyn, NY 2004
Faculty Exhibition, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2004
Nowhere Better, Oni Gallery, Boston, MA 2003
Noah’s Ark, curated by Catherine Valenza, The Islip Museum, Islip, NY2003
My Green Home, Winter Palace, Staten Island, NY 2003
Collaborations, curated by Adria Arch, Brickbottom Gallery, Boston, MA 2003
Summer Group Show, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY 2003
Faculty Exhibition, Endicott College, Beverly, MA 2003
The UFO Show, curated by Barry Blinderman, traveling exhibition (catalogue) 2001 University Galleries, Normal, IL; The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas; The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY
On Paper, Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)2000
Summertime, Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, NY, NY 2000
Criss Cross: Some Young New Yorkers with zingmagazine, PS1, LIC, NY 2000
Easy, Cyber-New York, NY, NY 2000
Mod, Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, NY, NY 2000
Zingmagazine Videos at the Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland 2000


RESIDENCIES + AWARDS

Régards//Croisés Laureate: Le Havre//New York 2012 artist in residence & production grant    Oct. –Dec. 2012 sponsored by the Institut Francais, Triangle New York,  and the city of Le Havre; 3-month studio residency [in the city of Le Havre] and production grant
Stone Quarry Hill Art Park Artist Residency, Cazenovia, NY                         Summer 2003
Triangle Artists’  Workshop, Participating Artist [2-week intensive international artist residency], Brooklyn, NY 2002


COLLABORATIONS

Armations Workshop, intermedia dance/visual collaboration, choreographed by Nicole Sao Pedro-Welch     July 2016 Phillips Avenue School with Summer Enrichment for English Learners students, Riverhead, NY
Armations, outdoor intermedia dance collaboration, choreographed by Nicole Sao Pedro-WelchSpring 2016 at AiOP Art In Odd Places: Believe Public Art Festival Believe, Beverly, MA
Armations, intermedia dance collaboration with Nicole Sao Pedro-WelchDecember 2015, premiered at Rose Theater, Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, Beverly, MA
Back Going No Going Back, animations & live video /dance collaboration, choreographed by Karen Krolak, artistic director of Monkeyhouse dance company, with palindromes by Barry Duncan performed in at Springstep, Cambridge, MA March 2013; Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, Beverly, MA; May 2013; MIT’s Laboratorie Oct. 2013   2013
The Diver: international collaboration with LaBaZooKa dance company                2012 premiered at the André Malraux Museum of Modern Art Le Havre, France                        
Finelight: Visual & Choreographic collaboration with artist Larry Volk & choreographer Nikki Sao Pedro; presented at: Tia’s Blackbox Theater, Center for the Arts, Endicott College, Beverly, MA2011
The Sketchbook Project: Art House Co-op’s annual sketchbook project & traveling exhibition2012 participant
Life Horizon: Live Painting & Dance collaboration with live video & projection; presented at:   Tia’s Blackbox Theater, Center for the Arts, Endicott College, Beverly, MA   2009
Live Painting at the Paradise Lounge, Boston, MA                         2006
Live Painting at bigzanda gallery, Gloucester, MA                       2006
Live Painting at charity fundraiser, Beverly, MA                             2006
Floating Studios intensive summer project + Open Day, Lawrence, MA                 2005
Live Painting at the Mercury Lounge, NY, NY                                2004
Redbrick Biannual Open Studios, Beverly, MA                             2004-2007
Live Painting at the Lizard Lounge, Boston, MA                             2004
Video collaboration with the band The Skills of Ortega, Boston, MA                     2003
Live Painting at the Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA                          2003

 

SELECTED PRESS

The Salem News, Dec 2015
The Beverly Citizen, Dec 2015
L’Ocean Magazine Dec 2012 / Jan 2013
Le Havre Presse December 2012
The Salem News, Dec 2011
The Salem News, Dec 2009
The Beverly Citizen, Nov 2006
The Boston Globe North, Nov 2006
The Salem Evening News, April 6, 2006
The Eagle Tribune, August 12, 2005
Arts Log, Salem State College, Volume 80, Issue 4, February 2005
Perez, Christophe, The Partinian Effect, catalogue essay for Nowhere Better, fall 2003
The New York Sun, November 4, 2002
Triangle Artists’ Workshop Catalogue, Brooklyn, NY, 2002
Lozano, Layla, “Interview with Cynthia Roberts”, zingmagazine, issue 11, winter 2000
McCormick, Carlo, “We Believe,” UFO Show catalogue, 2000
The New Yorker, July 10, 2000
Martinez, Marisol, “Summertime at TCCA,” zingmagazine, issue 13, autumn 2000
Time Out NY, issue 211, October 7-14, 1999
Lozano, Layla, “Clear Feeling”, catalogue essay for Can Grande and Others, 1999
Fitzbaer, Helga, Mod at TCCA, zingmagazine, winter 1999


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Professional Experience

Associate Professor, 2D Studio Art, Endicott College, Beverly, MA