Margot Trout, Berkshire Landscape Paintings

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Margot Stevens Trout

216 Hillsdale Road
Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
Telephone: 413 528-8401
Email: margottrout@gmail.com
Web site: margottrout.com

Education:

1977

MFA Painting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

1961

MA Art Education, Hunter College of the City of New York, New York.

1958

BFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

One and Two Person Exhibits:

2014

Roe Jan Library, Hillsdale, New York

2013

Norfolk Library, Norfolk, Connecticut

2012

Warner Gallery, Millbrook School, Millbrook, New York

2009

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Norfolk Library, Norfolk, Connecticut.

2006

The Grubbs Gallery, Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, Massachusetts.

The Iron Tree Gallery, Millerton, New York.

2005

Berkshire Hall Gallery, Berkshire School, Sheffield, Massachusetts.

2003

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

2002

The Norfolk Library, Norfolk, Connecticut.

2001

Hanna Gallery, the Desisto Estate, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Mass Mutual Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts.

1998

Berkshire Art Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

1996

Berkshire Art Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

1994

Welles Gallery, Lenox, Massachusetts.

1991

Two Person Exhibit, "Massachusetts Light," Museum of Art, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

1989

Simon's Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

1986

Two Person Exhibit, Payson Gallery, Westbrook College, Portland, Maine.

1982

Two Person Exhibit, Portland School of Art, Portland, Maine.

1980

Salmon Falls School, Hollis, Maine.

1980

Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.

Selected Group Exhibits:

2014-present

Jeff Neumann Gallery, Hillsdale, New York

2014

510 Warren Street Gallery, Hudson, New York

2007-2012

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

2010

South Egremont Land Trust Exhibit.

2006

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Place, A Regional Juried Arts Exhibition, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

The Watkins Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Holland and Company, Bedford, New York.

2005

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Holland and Company, Bedford, New York.

Watkins Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Galeyrie, Falmouth, Maine.

2004

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Stowe Art Gallery, Stowe, Vermont.

Alpers Fine Art, Andover, Massachusetts.

Holland and Company, Bedford, New York.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Salisbury Land Trust Invitational Landscape Painting Exhibit, Salisbury, Connecticut.

2003

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Stowe Art Gallery, Stowe, Vermont.

Alpers Fine Art, Andover, Massachusetts.

2002

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

2001

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Salisbury Land Trust Invitational Landscape Painting Exhibit, Salisbury, Connecticut.

2000

Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, Massachusetts.

Inspired by Rivers, Meetinghouse Gallery, New Marlborough, Massachusetts.

1999

Berkshire Art Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine.

Salisbury Land Trust Invitational Landscape Painting Exhibit, Salisbury, Connecticut.

Albany Center Gallery, Albany, New York.

1998

Berkshire Art Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine.

1997

Berkshire Art Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Randall Tuttle Fine Arts, Woodbury, Connecticut.

Salisbury Land Trust Invitational Landscape Painting Exhibit, Salisbury, Connecticut.

Charlestown Gallery, Charlestown, Rhode Island.

Museum of Fine Arts Sales and Rental Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts.

Chatellier Gallery, Millbrook, New York.

1996

Berkshire Art Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Salisbury Land Trust Invitational Landscape Painting Exhibit, Salisbury, Connecticut.

Museum of Fine Arts Sales and Rental Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts.

Chatellier Gallery, Millbrook, New York.

Store Hill Gallery, South Egremont, Massachusetts.

1995

Salisbury Land Trust Invitational Landscape Painting Exhibit, Salisbury, Connecticut.

Museum of Fine Arts Sales and Rental Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts.

Chatellier Gallery, Millbrook, New York.

1994

Salisbury Land Trust Invitational Landscape Painting Exhibit, Salisbury, Connecticut.

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine.

Store Hill Gallery, South Egremont, Massachusetts.

1993

Connoisseur Gallery, Rhinebeck, New York.

Greenhut Gallery, Albany, New York.

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine.

Store Hill Gallery, South Egremont, Massachusetts.

Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, Massachusetts.

1992

Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine.

Greenhut Gallery, Albany, New York.

Store Hill Gallery, South Egremont, Massachusetts.

1991

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine.

1990

Greenhut Gallery, Albany, New York.

1989

Store Hill Gallery, South Egremont, Massachusetts.

1988

Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill, Maine.

Mast Cove Gallery, Kennebunkport, Maine.

The Frick Gallery, Belfast, Maine.

1987

Maine Teachers, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine.

Forum Gallery, New York, New York.

Carson Sapiro Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

1983

Portland Pier Gallery, Portland, Maine.

1981

Maine Council of Arts and Humanities, State House, Augusta, Maine.

1980

Portland Show, Barridoff Galleries, Portland, Maine.

1979

Portland School of Art Faculty Exhibit, Westbrook College, Westbrook, Maine.

Artists as Teachers, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, Maine.

All Maine Biennial, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine

1977

Four College Art Faculty Exhibit, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

58th National Exhibition, Springfield Art League, George Walter Vincent Smith Museum of Art, Springfield, Massachusetts.

1976

Springfield Bicentennial Exhibition, Springfield, Massachusetts.

Holyoke Bicentennial Exhibition, Holyoke, Massachusetts.

National Prints and Drawings Competition, Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

1975

Nine Artists from UMass, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts.

Faculty Exhibit, College of Our Lady of the Elms, Chicopee, Massachusetts.

1973

Women Painters, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, Massachusetts.

1969

Annual National Drawing Exhibition, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Full Time Teaching:

1994-1997

Founded, administered and taught classes at small art school in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

1988-1992

Assistant Professor and Visiting Artist, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

1978-1988

Associate Professor, Portland School of Art (now Maine College of Art), Portland, Maine.

Part Time Teaching:

1993

Adjunct Faculty, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Adjunct Faculty, Simon's Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

1991 - present Artist/Teacher, MFA Program, Vermont College, Montpelier, Vermont.
1991

Visiting Associate Professor, Portland School of Art Summer Program, Portland, Maine.

1977

Instructor, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Instructor, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Instructor, University of Massachusetts Summer School, Amherst, Massachusetts.

1973-1976

College of Our Lady of the Elms, Chicopee, Massachusetts.

1969-1973

Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, Massachusetts.

1963-1968

Instructor, University of New Hampshire Extension Service, Durham, New Hampshire.

1964-1966

Instructor, Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School, Exeter, New Hampshire.

Prizes and Honors:

2002

Two paintings purchased by the Boston Symphony Orchestra to display in the Conductor's Suite at Tanglewood. Funds given in honor of the retirement of Seniji Ozawa.

1977

Second Prize in Painting, New England Artist Festival and Showcase, Northampton, Massachusetts.

1976

First Prize in Oils and Acrylics, Holyoke Bicentennial Exhibition, Holyoke, Massachusetts.

1975

Best in Show, Springfield Bicentennial Exhibition, Springfield, Massachusetts.

1968

Grace Bliss Stewart Award, New Hampshire Art Association, Manchester, New Hampshire.

1958

Highest Grade Point Average in Class, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

Highest Score in Achievement Test of Any Student, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

Distinction: Rhode Island School of Design Scholar, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

Professional Activities:

2003

Talk on my work at Colby College, Waterville, Maine.

2001

Juror, Juried Show, Sheffield Art League, Sheffield, Massachusetts.

Lecture on spontaneous symbolism in my paintings, C.G. Jung Institute Summer Intensive Program, Rowley, Massachusetts.

1999

Juror, Member's Show, Sheffield Art League, Sheffield, Massachusetts.

1994

Workshop on landscape painting, Sheffield Art League, Sheffield, Massachusetts.

Talk on my work at Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

1991

Commencement Address, Portland School of Art, Portland, Maine.

"Art at Noon" lecture on paintings in "Massachusetts Light" exhibit, Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Exhibit, Museum of Art, Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Lecture "The Place of Drawing in a Liberal Arts Curriculum," Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Talk on development as a painter to "Landscape in Art" class, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Talk on my work to summer writers' conference, Museum of Art, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

1990

Workshop on landscape painting, Prout's Neck, Maine.

1987

Panelist, "Popular Art in Search of a Definition," Art in Our Lives Convocation, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine.

Workshop on color, Androscoggin Art Association, Lewistown, Maine.

1986

Workshop on figure drawing, Androscoggin Art Association, Lewiston, Maine.

Portland School of Art Representative to ACE Consortium faculty retreat, Chestertown, Maryland.

1982

Juror, Portland 350th Anniversary Art Exhibit, Portland, Maine.

1977

Juror, student art exhibit, Westfield State College, Westfield, Massachusetts.

1977

Panelist, Women in the Arts, International Women's Year Symposium, George Walter Vincent Smith Museum of Art, Springfield, Massachusetts.

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