When I start I know where I'm headed. When I stop I know I've gotten somewhere. In between I'm lost- found, floundering,-focused, energized-enervated. I often think everyone else goes on a straight, deliberate, well informed path, but it probably isn't true.

 



 

ART EDUCATION

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

OTHER EDUCATION

BA, Denison University, Granville, OH 1963

MA, University of California, Riverside CA

MSW, Simmons College, Boston MA


Solo Shows


2017 West Branch Gallery, Stowe VT


2016 Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA


2016 Quechee Club, Quechee, VT

2015 West Branch Gallery, Stowe VT

2014 Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA, August

2013 West Branch Gallery, Stowe VT

2012 Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2011 Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT

2011 Solo Show, The Gallery Simon Pearce, Quechee, VT

2010 Solo Show, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2008 Solo Show, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT

2007 Solo Show, Burlington City Arts Burlington, VT

2005 Solo Show, “Vivid Memories of Things that Never Happened,” AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH

2004 Solo Show, Pegasus Gallery, Quechee, Vermont

 

Selected Two Person and Small Group Shows

2017, Affordable Art Fair, NYC, Edgewater Gallery, Middlebury, VT

2017 3 person show, Allyn Gallup Contemporary, Sarasota FL

2016 Affordable Art Fair, NYC, Edgewater

Gallery, Middlebury,

2016 Round Barn Invitational, Waitsfield VT

2015 Affordable Art Fair,NYC, Edgewater

Gallery, Middlebury, VT
2013 Small Group Show, Pryor Fine Arts, Atlanta GA
2013 Invitational Show, Incognito, Friends of Art, Naples Art Museum, Naples, FL
2013 Art in the Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
2013 A Celebration of Upper Valley Artists, off site AVA invitational, East Thetford, VT
2012 National Juried Show, Natural/Constructed Spaces, The Painting Center, NYC
2012 Winter Salon Show, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, VT
2012 “Incognito” invitational fundraising show Naples Museum of Art, Naples FL
2012 Featured Artist, Kobalt Gallery, AD 20 21 art and design fair, Boston MA
2012 Art in the Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
2011 Special Focus, Salon Show, Pryor Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA
2011 Small Group Show, The Round Barn, Waitsfiled, VT, curator, Stephanie Walker, Walker Contemporary, Boston        MA
2011 Group Show, Abstraction, Allyn Gallup Contemporary, Sarasota, FL

2010 Solo Show, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2010 Small Group Invitational, Canary Gallery, Regis College, Weston, MA
2010 Small Group Landscapes, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, VT
2010 Invitational Show, Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
2010 Salon Show, Pryor Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA
 

2009 Two Person Show, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, VT
2009 Small Group Invitational, Cahoon Museum, Cotuit, MA
2009 Traveling Exhibit, Lake Champlain Revisited, Boston, NYC, Washington D.C. and Vermont.      Jurors: David Sheets, Mark Roscoe and Stephen Yost; Curator: Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
2009  Small Group Invitational, “The Art of Healing,”  Lowell, MA
2009 Small Group Invitational, “Azimuth 21,” Feast Gallery, Saratoga, NY
2009  Juried Show, Art in the Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
2009 Juried Show, AVA Gallery and Art Center. Juror: Jessica Pappanthan; Assisted Curator: Alva deMars Megan Chapel Art Center, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH

2008  Salon Show, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2008 Solo Show, Southern
 2008  Juried Show, Art in the Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT.  Jurors: Zola Zolamente, Arden Gallery, Boston; Erica Carlson, Kidder Smith Gallery, Boston; Stephanie Walker, Walker Contemporary, Boston.
2008  Juried Show, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH. Juror: Mara Walker
2008  Small Group Show, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, VT
2008 Small Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT
2008 Small Group Show, McGowan Gallery, Concord, NH

2007 Two Person Show, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2007 Solo Show, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
2007 Juried Show, Art in the Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT, Jurors: Stephanie Walker, Chase Gallery, Boston; Zola Solamente, Arden Gallery, Boston; Tari Swenson, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, VT
2007 Juried Show, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA, Juror: Carole Anne Meehan, Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
2007 Small Group Show, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, VT
2007 Small Group Show, MPGContemporary, Boston, MA
2007 Small Group Invitational, Red Roof Gallery, Enfield, NH
2007 Small Group Show, McGowan Gallery, Concord, NH

 

2006 Juried Show, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH, Juror: Monroe Denton
2006 Juried Show, “Emotions on the Surface,” Naples Art Vermont Arts 2006 Small Group Invitational Show, Naples Art Association, Naples, FL
2006 Small Group Invitational Show, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
2006 Small Group Show, Red Roof Gallery, Enfield, NH
2006 Small Group Show, Pegasus Gallery, Quechee, VT

 

, 2005 Small Group Show, Red Roof Gallery, Enfield, NH

2005 Juried Show, “(W0)Man’s Best Friend,” Juror: Stephen Burkart
2005 Small Group Show, SONA Gallery, Naples, FL
2005 AVA Gallery, Lebanon, N.H., annual juried show, Juror: Gerry Bergstein, School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2004 Solo Show, Pegasus Gallery, Quechee, Vermont
2004 AVA Gallery, Lebanon, New Hampshire, annual juried show

2003 AVA Gallery, Lebanon, New Hampshire, annual juried show

2000 Naples Art Association, Naples, FL, annual juried show

 

Selected Publications:


2016 Cold Wax, Concepts, Techniques by Rebecca Crowell and Jerry



2013 Christine Cote, Still Point Arts Quarterly, Brunswick ME

2012 Meg Brazill Art New England, Boston MA

2010 Amy Rahn, Woodstock Magazine, Woodstock VT

 

 

 

Selected Public Collections:

 

 

Northwestern Mutual, Boston, MA
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Londonderry, NH
Northwestern Mutual, Boston, MA
Courtyard by Marriott, Burlington, VT
Battery Wharf Hotel, Boston, MA
AdventEdge Business Centers, Washington, D.C.
Windham Capital Management, Boston, MA
Color Kinetics, Waltham, MA
Fletcher Allen Hospital, Burlington, VT
Artquest, Swampscott, MA

 

 Selected Private Collections:

Bill and Nancy Osgood, Norwich, VT
Ernst Stauffer, Windisch, Switzerland
Joe Lockhart, Washington D.C.
Patsy and Paul Highberger, Woodstock, VT
Robert and Elizabeth Pozen, Boston, MA

 

 

Residencies and selected Master Classes


2017 Advanced techniques in cold wax Ballinglen, Ireland with Rebecca Crowell


2016 concepts in abstraction, Glouchester, MA with Rebecca Crowell

 2010 Vermont Studio Ce

After satisfying careers as a math teacher and then as a social worker and psychotherapist, I came fully to my art.  Sometimes I wonder what would have happened if I'd become an artist from the start, but I think I got here as fast as I could.


Helen Shulman