CV

b. 1988  Providence, RI

 

Education 

2017 MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, MA 

2014     BFA cum laude, Studio Art & Art History, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

2007     Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT 

2006   School of the Art Institute Of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Professional  

2018 - Present

Teaching Assistant, Department of Art, Film & Visual Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2017 - 2019

Adjunct Professor, Printmaking, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2018

Studio Manager, Print, Paper and Graphic Arts Department, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, MA 

2017 - 2018

Adjunct Professor, Studio Foundations, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Adjunct Professor, Printmaking, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

Teaching Fellow, Screenprint, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, MA

Select Exhibitions

2019

Market Art + Design Fair, V.S.O.P. Projects, Bridgehampton, NY

Degrees of Reality (curated by David Guerra), A R E A Gallery at The Yard, Boston, MA

2018             

LANDFALL (curated by Nathan Lewis), Montserrat College of Art at Rocky Neck Art Colony, Gloucester, MA

Remote Reality Residency, Paper-Thin, HUBweek, Boston, MA

A Kaleidoscope: Harbor, Bay, Ocean - A Focus on Conservancy of Our Waters (curated by Mary Dondero), Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI

FUTURELAND: Douglas Breault + Mea Duke, Fort Point Arts Gallery, Boston, MA

Boston Printmakers Association 2017 North American Biennial, Lunder Arts Center at Lesley University College of Arts & Design, Boston, MA

2017            

Holding Patterns: Mea Duke + Joanne Hus, Gallery 95, Beverly, MA

Solo show: Mea Duke, Bristol Maritime Center, Bristol, RI

Very Special One-time Performance: The Inaugural Exhibition, VSOP Projects, Greenport, NY

Medal Award Gala Honoring James Turrell, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA

The Cyclorama Show: MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

Inter-Dimensional Ports of Whatsoever (curated by Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez), Fort Point Arts at Atlantic Wharf Gallery, Boston, MA

Transform•nation, Mission Hill Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA

2016

Wall & Floor: Experimental Painting (curated by Patte Loper), Mission Hill Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA

Award Recipients Exhibition (Dana Pond Award), Grossman Gallery, Boston, MA

Print, Paper, and Graphic Arts Exhibition, Weems Center Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA

Weight, Mission Hill Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA

New Landscapes: Mea Duke, Ryan Leitner, and Robert McCann (curated by Douglas Breault), Spark Gallery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

2015            

Invitational, Imago Foundation for the Arts, Warren, RI

2014            

Thesis Exhibition, One Way Gallery, Narragansett, RI    

Boston Printmakers Association 2013 North American Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2013

 Boston Printmakers Association Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

Student Salon, University of Rhode Island Art Gallery, Kingston, RI

Carlotti Juried Exhibition (honorable mention), University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 

Commissioned Projects

2016 Jacob Stewart-HalevyDad Paintings, Mom Jeans, Grice Bench, Los Angeles, CA

Awards & Grants

2017   Dean's Research Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

Montague Travel Grant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

2016    Dana Pond Award (painting), School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

2015   Dean's Scholarship Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

Curatorial Projects

2019 Artists for Amos House, Providence, RI

2018 In Search Of (co-curated with Jonathan Weiskopf), V.S.O.P Projects, Greenport, NY

Lectures

2019

Panelist, The Providence Art & Design Film Festival, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, April 11.

Panelist, The Providence Art & Design Film Festival, Columbus Theatre, Providence, RI, April 6. 

2018

Artist Talk, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI, April 27. 

Lecture and Artist Talk, Fort Point Arts Community, Boston, MA, February 2.     

2016

Artist Talk, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, February 10.

Publications as Author

“The Nominal Truth of Color: Navigating the Visible Spectrum,” AVE. Magazine, Issue #1, August, 2019.

“Siegel, Combs and Long,” AVE. Magazine, Issue #1, August, 2019.

Publications

Amanda Grosvenor, “Environmental Impact: Mea Duke Explores Maritime Issues Through Art,” Providence Monthly and East Side Monthly, June 27, 2019. 

MFA Annual (Juror: Anne Ellegood), Issue #135, New American Paintings, April 2018.

Diana Leane, “‘FUTURELAND’ Reveals Global Shipping Industry’s Effect on Environment,” The Daily Free Press, Boston University, January 25, 2018. 

Studio Visit Magazine (Juror: George Kinghorn), Volume 40, Fall 2017.

Stephanie Maida, “24 Hours in Greenport: A Cooler Alternative to the Hamptons,” Guest of a Guest, July 3, 2017.

“Explore Four Fabulous North Fork Art Galleries,” Dan’s Papers, July 13, 2017. 

Charles A. Riley II, “ART REVIEW: VSOP Projects’s Debut Show Brings Unexpected Aesthetic to Greenport,” Hamptons Art Hub, June 29, 2017.

“‘Very Special One-time Performance’ Inaugurates VSOP Art + Design Projects,” Hamptons Art Hub, June 20, 2017.