Exhibition & Contact Info

Deborah Putnoi
Brighton, MA 02135

Tel: 617-640-7176  Email: deb@deborahputnoi.com


Solo Exhibitions 
2013    The Drawing Lab, The Square, The deCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA 
2010    The Drawing Lab, Storefront Library, Boston, MA 
2009    The Drawing Lab, The Wyner Museum, Temple Israel Boston
2008    The Drawing Lab, BBN School, Cambridge, MA
2005    Changing Hands, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL
2004    Deborah Putnoi, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2003    Collections & Curiosities, Atelier 31 Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002    Thought Patterns, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL
2001    New Work, Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2000    Questions, Eyre/Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999    Paper and Wood, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             Life Lines, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
1998    Persistence of Seeing, Lincoln Gallery, Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA
1997    Deborah Putnoi, Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, MA
1995    New Work, Gallery 57, Cambridge City Hall, Cambridge, MA
1994    Trans/Formations, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
             Fragments, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1993    Timelines and Totems, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013    Mayiim Hayyim Gallery, Newton, MA
2012    Group Show, Rice Pollak Gallery, Provincetown, MA
             Line. Grid. Black. White. Dreitzer Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
             Par Avion, The French Cultural Center, Boston, MA and Strasbourg, France
2011    The Museum of Motherhood, New York, NY
2010    SMALL WORKS ART + OBJECT, Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield MA
2009    FRESH: New Art and Artists, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, MA
             Faculty exhibition, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA
             Center as Canvas, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA
2008    On Drawing: Surface, Line, Mark (Co-Curator), New Art Center, Newton, MA
2007    Palm Beach 3 International, Ferrin Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
2006    Gallery Artists, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, MA
             Palm Beach 3 International, Barbara gillman Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
             Recent Print Acquisitions: The Workshop Portfolios, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2005    Portraiture:Patron•Artist•Subject, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, MA
2004    Art Miami, hosted by Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL
2003    Revising Tradition/Revealing Contemporary, Post-Picasso Gallery, online
             Layered Images, Cushing-Martin Gallery, Stonehill College, Easton, MA
2002    Salon Show, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             Layered Imagery, The New Art Center, Newton, MA
             Art Miami, hosted by Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL
             Hot Colors, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2001    Proof in Print, The Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
             Fundamentals, Eyre/Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA
             Salon Show, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2000    Figures: Alone & Together, The Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
             The Millennium: New Gifts & Acquisitions, The William Benton Museum of Art
1999    Salon Show, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             The Cardigan Project, Boston, MA Journals: The Artist Companion, The Attleboro
             Museum, Attleboro, MA
1998    New American Paintings, juried exhibition in print, Open Studios Press
             Women Whose Lives Span the Century, Starr Gallery, Newton, MA
             Telling Tales, University of Connecticut, Atrium Gallery, Storrs, CT
             Journals: The Artist Companion, New Art Center, Newton, MA
1997    Paper/Five Artists, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             New Beginnings /Old Friends, Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA
1996    SOFA, Chicago, IL
             New England Triennial, The Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, MA
             New Work, Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, MA
             Choice Picks, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
             Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
1995    SOFA, hosted by Gail Severn Gallery, Chicago, IL
             Confluence, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA
             Mono Mania, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             Landmarks, Boston Center for the Arts, Cyclorama, Boston, MA
1994    New Artists, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME
             Rutgers National ‘94 Works on Paper, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
             Salon Show, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1993    Fragile Power: Explorations of Memory, Newton Arts Center, MA
             New Art and Artists, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
             National All Media Summer Exhibition, Contemporary Artists Center, N. Adams, MA
1992    Faces, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
             New England New Talent, Fitchburg Museum, Fitchburg, MA 

Awards and Honors
2004    Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant, Creative Schools Program, Artist In Residence
2003    Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant, Creative Schools Program, Artist In Residence
1997    Massachusetts Cultural Council, selected artist to create the "Commonwealth Awards"
1996    New England Foundation for the Arts, New Genres Award
1995    Cambridge Arts Council Grant, created mural, "Community Voices"

Putnoi, D. The Drawing Mind, Harvard Graduate School of Education Magazine, Winter 2013 

Putnoi, D., (2012) The Drawing Mind, Shambhala, Boston, MA 

Davis, J., Soep, E., Maira, S., Remba, N., and Putnoi, D., (1993) Safe Havens: Portraits of Educational Effectiveness in Community Art Centers that focus on Education, Cambridge, MA: Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Putnoi D. (2003), “The Creative Process,” in Harrison’s Collage for the SOUL, (P26-27). Gloucester, MA: Rockport

Selected Bibliography
Aldrich, J. Art Takes Miami, Artists Wanted. Sbpbooks: 2012
Bennett, C., The Confident Creative: Drawing to Free The Hand and Mind. Findhorn Press 2010
Teagarden, R., Designed to host parties and art, every part is pretty, The Seattle Times, October 12, 2008
McQuaid, C., Arts & Reviews, The Boston Globe, May 7, 2008
SIDEKICK, “Writings on the Wall” The Boston Globe, Boston, MA April 2, 2008
Hopkins, R., “Lines of Inquiry,” The Boston Phoenix, March 28, 2008
Kreiter, S., Portrait of the Artist, Boston Globe, City Seen, 2006
________Critics Pick, The Miami Herald, January 14, 2005
Chang, Daniel, Finding a New Slant, The Miami Herald, January 2, 2005
Harrison, Atkinson, Collage Source Book: Exploring Art & Technique of Collage, Quarry Books, 2005
Harrison, H. Altered Books, Collaborative Journals and Other Adventures in Bookmaking: Rockport: Rockport Publ. 2003
Harrison, H. Collage for the Soul: Expressing Your Hopes and Dreams Through Art, Rockport Publ. 2003
Silver, J. Layers of Reality Unfold in NAC Exhibit, Boston Herald, March 29, 2002
________Proof in Print: A Community of Printmaking Studios, Boston Public Library, Boston, 2001
________Women Artists Datebook 2000, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse Cultural Workers. 1999
Unger, M. “Regional Reviews,” Art New England, August/September 1999
Turner, E. “Dreams, Memories Collide in Collages,” Miami Herald, March 5, 1999
Sherman, M. “Artists Examine the Lives of Women,” Boston Herald, May 10, 1998
Friedberg, A. “A Century ‘s Worth of Jewish Women,” Jewish Advocate, May 8-14, 1998
Cohen, J. “Journals: The Artist’s Companion,” Art New England. April/May 1998
Harris, C. “Unmasking the Creative Process,” Boston Globe, January 18, 1998
________New American Paintings, Wellesley: Open Studios Press. 1998
Palumbo, J., “State Honors Yo-Yo Ma, nine Others,” Boston Herald, 1997
Cohen, J. "Creative Collaborations," Art New England, February/March 1996
McQuaid, C. "Collage: an intimate piecing together," South End News, October 26, 1995
Atkinson, J. Creative Collage, Rockport: Rockport Publ. 1995
________Cambridge Notes, "Mural Mirrors Kids' Community," Boston Globe, August 27, 1995
Unger, M."Spotlight: Art of the Unthinkable: Exhibitions of the Holocaust” Art New England, April 1995
Cox, P. “Area art exhibits offer intriguing look at abstraction,” Miami Today, December 22, 1994
White, Harrison C. Careers and Creativity: Social Forces in the Arts, Boulder: Westview Press, 1993
Temin, C. “Good Works That Don’t Work Together,” Boston Globe, January 5, 1994
Schacter, D. Fragile Power: Explorations of Memory Catalog, The Newton Arts Center 1993.
Turner, E. “Opening Night on Lincoln Road,” The Miami Herald, October 15, 1993.
Jette, R. “Major Exhibit Opening at CAC: Whitney curator selected works in all-media exhibition,” The Transcript, June 1993.
Grant, D. “All Media Show Explores Issues of Identity and Art,” The Berkshire Eagle, June 28, 1993.
Stapen, N. “Artists Explore Movement, Time and Nature,” Boston Globe, June 3, 1993.
Senay, E. “Artists Offer Window View of Chanukah,” Boston Globe/West Weekly, December 1992.
Stapen, N. “Portraiture with Inventive Twists,” Boston Globe, July 16, 1992.
Silver, J. “Exhibit Shows Power of Faces,” Boston Sunday Herald, July 12, 1992.
Carlock, M. “Exhibit Taken for Face Value,” Boston Globe/West Weekly, July 5, 1992.  

Media Interviews
WHDH, Boston, The Jewish Perspective, 2012
WLRN, Miami PBS, “Art Street,” interview with Meredith Porte, 2005
New England Cable News, “Women’s Lives Who Span the Century,” 1998
WGVU, NPR, Open Mind Radio Show, West Michigam, MI, 2012 

Neiman Marcus
Microsoft Corporation
Hewlett Packard
University of Connecticut, Benton Museum, Storrs, CT
W Hotels, Starwood Corporation 

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA. Ed.M. 1992. 
Focus on arts education. 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA Fifth Year Graduate Study Certificate. 1990, concentrating in painting. Diploma 1989, concentrating in painting and printmaking. 

Tufts University, Medford, MA, B.A. political science cum laude /B.F.A. double degree 1989.