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GEOFFREY BOORAS  visual artist

Lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts (b.1982)

EDUCATION

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.M. candidate, Arts in Education

State University of New York at New Paltz, MFA Ceramics, 2013.

Apprenticeship to Toshiko Takaezu, Quakertown, NJ, 2006.

Skidmore College, BA Geology, 2005.


SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018 Hand Code: Makers in Proximity (with Stuart Gair), Gallery 224 at Harvard Ceramics Program, Allston, MA

2014 Unearthed, Installation Space at 645 Congress. Portland, ME

2013 False Apex: Beyond Industry (with David Kaufmann), Branch Gallery for DownStreet Art, North Adams, MA

2012 House of the President of the State University of New York (with David Kaufmann). New Paltz, NY

2005 Studio of Toshiko Takaezu. Quakertown, NJ


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Collective Identity, WAH Center, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2017 Room 68, Provincetown, MA

2017 New Work, Triple Double Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2017 Underlying Factors, Schweinfurth Art Center. Auburn, NY

2017 Push/Play, WAH Center. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2016 Installment 18, Museum of Longing and Failure (MOLAF), Berlin, Germany

2016 Studio Potter Magazine, Office exhibitions, Easthampton, MA.

2016 Wassaic Summer Exhibition, Marston Mill, Wassaic, NY

2016 NCECA concurrent exhibition, HAW Contemporary. Kansas City, MO

2016 Pixels, Voxels, LUX Center for the Arts. Lincoln, NE

2015 Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, Art Centro, Poughkeepsie, NY

2015 Art Meets Science, MDI Biological Laboratory. Salisbury Cove, ME

2015 Small Works Salon, Chandler Gallery. Cambridge, MA. Juried Exhibition

2015 Wave: Convergent/Divergent, NCECA 2015. Aurora Art Space. Providence, RI

2015 Function, curated by Amanda Knowles, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA

2014 Last Show, Hallway Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

2014 Everything is Downstream: Open Engagement, Queens Museum. NYC

2014 Summer exhibition, Room 68. Provincetown, MA

2014 Glyde Hall Resident exhibit, Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada.

2014 Rocky Mountain High, Gildar Gallery. Denver, CO

2014 Free for All, SPACE Gallery. Portland, ME

2013 Witch Craft, Installation Space, Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Snowmass, CO

2013 You Are Here, Nave Gallery. Somerville, MA

2013 SUNY Art Student Exhibition Series Best of Show, New York State Museum. Albany, NY

2013 MFA Thesis Group Exhibition, The Samuel Dorsky Museum. New Paltz, NY

2013 Ecosophy, Haggerty Building, SUNY New Paltz. New Paltz, NY

2013 SUNY Art Exhibition Series, State University of New York, Albany Plaza. Albany, NY

2012 Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Show, The Clay Studio, Juried Group Exhibition. Philadelphia, PA

2008 Q-Town, The PRAG Gallery, Cheswick, PA

2005 Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

2005 Case Gallery, Skidmore College, Group Exhibition. Saratoga Springs, NY

2004 Schick Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY. Juried Group Show, winner: Adirondack Trust Award

RESIDENCIES

2018 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Open Studio Residency, Deer Isle, ME

2017 Harvard University, Parker Lab artist-in-residence, Cambridge, MA

2016 Wassaic Project. Wassaic, NY

2015 Pocantico Residency, Rockefeller Brothers Estate, Sleepy Hollow, NY

2014 The Arctic Circle Residency. Arctic Ocean, Svalbard, Norway

2014 Banff Centre Residency. "The Universe and Other Systems" with Shary Boyle. Alberta, Canada

2013 Anderson Ranch Arts Center Residency. Snowmass, CO


AWARDS

2018 First Prize Winner: Cambridge Art Association. Jurors: Michelle Grabner, Jessica Hong, and Jamillah James

2013 Best in Show selection: SUNY Art Exhibition Series

2013 SUNY Research and Creative Projects Award

2013 ANDRAH graduate scholarship

2012 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, SUNY New Paltz

2012 MFA scholarship, SUNY New Paltz

2004 Adirondack Trust Award