Resume/Exhibitions/Bibliography

Teresa Baksa

website: teresabaksa.com

email: teresa@baksa.com

Mail address:

Po Box 2037

Dennis, MA 02638

USA

Represented by:

Miller White Fine Arts, South Dennis, Massachusetts 



CURRENT EXHIBITIONS:
LOVE LETTERS: “I will cover you with love when next I see you …” *

A large-scale Invitational featuring an evocative visual inquiry into physical love, from gender to sex to sexual orientation. Within a variety of artistic traditions, Love Letters encompasses myriad notions of sexual instinct and motivation, the passions of courtship, and the wondrous odyssey of the body in sensual relationship with another.

*Title references a letter authored by renowned French writer Gustave Flaubert to his wife, Louise Colet, when he was 25 years old.

Exhibition Dates: August 16, 2019 – October 11, 2019, Miller White Fine Arts, S. Dennis, MA


UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:

Boston 23rd International Fine Art Show, Miller White Fine Arts, weekend of Oct. 24, 2019


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies, cum laude, 1989

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Diploma of Four Year Course of Study in Painting and Drawing, 1979

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

 EXHIBITIONS

2019, FROM THE BOLD EARTH: Paintings in the Figurative Tradition by Teresa Baksa & Kathleen Sidwell, Miller White Fine Arts, S Dennis, MA, July 26, 2019- Aug. 9, 2019, Curated by Susan Danton

2019, Creative Couples 1890 to the Present, (Group invitational) Berta Walker Gallery is celebrating its 30th Anniversary by celebrating Creative Couples throughout the history of the Provincetown Art Colony, from as early as 1890 to the present. Over 160 Creative Couples will be presented in rotating exhibitions throughout the 2019 season in both the Provincetown and Wellfleet Galleries, to include actors, writers, filmmakers, photographers, musicians, dancers, curators. Teresa & Michael Baksa were included in the first exhibition, Creative Couples of Truro, Wellfleet, & Dune Dwellers, May25- June 15, 2019, Wellfleet Gallery

2019, GO FIGURE: EXPLORING THE HUMAN FORM, (Group Invitational), Sept. 13- Feb 17, 2019, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. Curated by Debbie Forman.

2019, LIGHT IN A DARK SEASON, (Group, Juried), Nov. 22 - Jan 27, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. Curated by Patricia Stark Feinstein.

2018 Fall Feasting, (Gallery Artists), Miller White Fine Arts, S Dennis, MA

2018, Miller White Fine Arts @ National Boston Design Studio, Drummer St. Brookline, MA, (Group show of the MWFA gallery artists), July 12- Sept 30. 2018

2018,  Best Practices: Art's Ethical Responsibility To Future Generations, (Group Invitational & Gallery Artists), July 6- August 17, 2018, Miller White Fine Arts, S Dennis, MA

 2018, 31 Bodhisattvas, (Invitational, Group), Miller White Fine Arts, S. Dennis, MA

2017, Personal Space, (Juried, Group), The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Annual ExhibitionCotuit Center For The Arts, Cotuit, MA

2016, Saving Gaia: The Seven Thunders, (Invitational, Group), Miller White Fine Arts, South Dennis, MA

2016, Nocturnes, (Juried, Group), Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA

2016, HerStory, (Juried, Group), Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA

2016, Balancing Act, (Juried, Group), The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Annual ExhibitionCotuit Center For The Arts, Cotuit, MA

2015, Experiments in Seascapes, (15 works of art selected from the Permanent Collection), Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, Ma, Curator: Dee Dee Tonelli

2014, All About sEVEn, (invitational, 49 female artists),Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA, Curator: Shawn Dahlstrom

2014, Women In Blue, (2 -person), Baksa Studio & Gallery, Dennis, MA

2013Priceless: Works That Artists Wouldn’t Sell, (Invitational, Group)Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis MA

2010Memories, (Invitational, Group), Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

2009, Provincetown Prints & Models, (2-person), The Old Selectman's Building Gallery, Barnstable, MA

2009, Member's Open: Yellow, (group), Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

2008A Feast for The Eyes, (Invitational, Group), Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

2008Member’s Juried, (Group)Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA, Juror: Robert Gambone

2008, Community Curators: Visitors Favorites from The Collection, (Group), Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA

2007, Tree-mendous, JURIED NATIONAL COMPETITION, (Group), Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA, Juror: Don Stone

2007Of Children and Childhood, (Invitational, Group), Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

2007, Member’s Juried,(Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA, Juror: Cindi Nickerson

2007Member’s Juried, (Group),Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA, Juror: James Hull

2007, Member's Open: Small Works(Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2007, Member's Open, Go Figure(Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2006The World of Words, (Invitational, Group)Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA, 

2004, BETWEEN THE SEA & SKY, (INVITATIONAL, SOLO), Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA 

2004Twilight and Starlight, (Invitational, Group), Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

2004, New Work(Invitational, Group), Thirty Two Common Gallery, Chester, VT

2003, Members Open: Pain & Joy(Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2003, Dog Show, Curated by Elisabeth Pearl, (Juried, Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2003, Member's Open: New Members, New works(Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2002, Member's Juried, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA, Juror: Iren Handschuh

2002, Member's Open: New Works, New Members, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2002, Member's Open: Small Works, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2002, Member's Open: No Theme, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2001, Portraits & Figures, (SOLO), Dennis Public Library, Dennisport, MA

2001, Member's Open: Figuratively Speaking, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2001, Member's Open: No Theme, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

2000, Dreams & Realizations in Monotype, (2-person), The Gallery at C3TV, South Yarmouth, MA

2000, Member's Juried: Prints, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA, Juror: Polly Burnell

2000, Member's Open: Small Works, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1998, Women By Women: Portraits of Women by Women artists, sponsored by The Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape and Islands in cooperation with The Cape Cod Women's Organization, Sandwich, MA.

1998, Angels and Lights: A Group and Invitational Show, Star Gallery, Orleans, MA

1998, Member's Open: Through The Window, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1998, Member's Open, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1998, Member's Open: Blue,(Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1997, Member's Juried: The Fishing Village(Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA, Jurors: Morgan Norwood & Jim Rann

1997, Member's Juried: Drawings, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1997, Member's Open, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1997, Member's Open: The Provincelands, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1997, Member's Open: Nudes, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1996, Angels- Folk, Funny, Fascinating, And Unusual, (Invitational, Group), Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1996, The Artists of Dennis(Juried), Cape Cod Museum of Art, presented in cooperation with the Dennis Art & Culture Council, Dennis, MA

1994, Surrounded By The Ocean And The Bay(Juried, Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1993, Teresa Welch: New Work, Archipelago Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

1993, Member's Open, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1992, Member's Juried: Watercolor, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA, Juror: Ed Giobbi

1992, Member's Juried: Drawings, (Group), Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA

1991, Young Artists, (Juried), Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA., Honorable Mention

1990, Alumni Works: 20 Years, (Juried, Group) Montserrat Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

1988, Three ArtistsGallery at The Piano Factory, Boston, MA

1987, Teresa Welch: Watercolors, (SOLO), Glen Urquhart School Gallery, Beverly Farms, MA

1987, Teresa Welch: Watercolors, (SOLO), Second Avenue Theatre Gallery, New York, NY

1986, Three Boston Artists, Ben Weiss Gallery, Providence, RI

1984, Teresa Welch: Watercolors, (SOLO), Bel Canto Restaurant, Lexington, MA

1983, Three Views, (3-person), Salem State College Library, Salem, MA

PORTRAIT COMMISSIONS:

CURRENT, 2018-19, Sisters, Lily & Madison, oil on linen, 30” x40”

2018, The Garden of Doctor Bezan,  oil on linen, 40" x 40", Collection of Dr. Allan Bezan

2015, Isabel, (full figure) pastel on Mi Tientes paper, 30”x 22”, Private Collection

2010, Diane Bezan With Her Students, oil on linen, 36” x 30”, Collection of Winsor School, Boston, MA

2010, Caroline, charcoal on Canson paper, 30” x 20”, private collection

2011, Ellencharcoal on Canson paper, 30” x 20”, private collection

2012, Margaretcharcoal on Canson paper, 30” x 20”, private collection

2013, Lynnie, charcoal on Canson paper, 30” x 20”, private collection

1990- 1996, 25 full-figure solo and multi-figure portraits in landscape or seascape, watercolor, 30" x 22", private collections

1997, The Bea Children4 figures in a landscape/seascape 40" x 30", private collection

RELATED WORK: STUDIO/GALLERY:

1995-2014, Co-owner Baksa Studio/ Gallery, Artist & Goldsmith, Dennis, MA, The studio and gallery of Designer Goldsmith Michael Baksa and Artist Teresa Baksa. A year- round changing exhibit of recent paintings, drawings, and prints by Teresa Baksa, and, gold and gemstone studio art jewelry by Michael Baksa.

1991-1995, Owner Teresa Welch Studio/Gallery, Yarmouthport, MA.  A working artist's open studio and gallery. The gallery exhibited a year round changing exhibit of recent work by Teresa Baksa, including oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, and drawings. Also represented were mentors of the artist: Joseph Jeswald,(oil studies on paper), and Salvatore Del Deo,(oils and monotypes). Other activities included commissioned paintings and portraits by Teresa, and private art instruction for adults. 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Route 6A, Dennis, Massachusetts

The Winsor School, 103 Pilgrim Road, Boston, Massachusetts

ARTIST MEMBERSHIPS: 

Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Cape Cod Museum of Art

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

BIBLIOGRAPHY

5/28/2018: Art & Life With Teresa Baksa, interview with Boston Voyager, http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/art-life-teresa-baksa/

2/4/2016: "Balancing Act" at Cotuit, Exhibit showcases 48 artists by Mary Richmond, The Register, The Cape Codder, capecodwickedlocal.com.

2/4/2016: AFCC's Winter Art Exhibit 2016, Balancing Act, Exhibition catalogue 2016, Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

7/23/2015: Contrasts Abundant in CCMOA's "Seascapes" exhibit, by Don Wilding, The Register, The Barnstable Patriot, The Cape Codder, capecodwickedlocal.com.

1/20/2014: One of My Favorite Artists, Teresa Baksa, by Allison Atwood, Allison Atwood at The Cape Cod Sandbar, allisonatwood.com

1/2014: All About sEVEn, Seven Sisters, Pleiades ConstellationPinterest.com

2/28/2014: Best Bets, Pick of The Week, All About sEVEn, CapeWeek Entertainment & Events, Cape Cod Times

4/5/2013: Best Bets, Photo of Baksa painting "Erin Drawing" and caption to publicize 40- artist group exhibition, Priceless, Cape Cod Museum of Art, CapeWeek Entertainment & Events, Cape Cod Times

4/2010: A Colorful Collaboration, Dennis duo Michael and Teresa Baksa inspire each other while creating separate works of art side-by-side, by Jessica Laniewski, Cape Cod Magazine, Volume 19/ Number 3/ April 2010.

2/19/2010: Artists capture moments in time for 'Memories' exhibit, at Cahoon Museum of American Artby Andre Van Der Wende, Spotlight, Capeweek Entertainment & Events, Cape Cod Times

2007: Perfect Arts Weekend, From antique portraits to riveting theatre, Route 6A is a trail of treasures, by Kate Bavelock, Cape Cod Life  Annual Guide, 2007.

2/2/2007: Diving Into Past, Artist's childhood memories on display in Cotuit exhibit, Baksa Painting Swimming is cover photo to promote exhibition Of Children and Childhood at Cahoon Museum of American Art, CapeWeek Entertainment & Events, Cape Cod Times

2/6/2004: Safe havens, Nighttime visions evoke need for shelter, by Andre Van Der Wende, Baksa painting The Mystery & Tangle of Night is cover photo to promote exhibition Twilight and Starlight at Cahoon Museum of American Art, Spotlight, CapeWeek, Cape Cod Times

2004: Teresa Baksa, Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Oct.9-Nov.22, Exhibitions, Cape Arts Review, Annual issue, Vol. 4, 2004

10/8/2004: Teresa Baksa's Colorful Paintings Glorify Open Air, Open Spaces, Antiques and The Arts Weekly

10/22/2004: Best Bets, Centerfold photo is Baksa painting Race Point Light, with write-up to promote Baksa exhibition Between The Sea & Sky, Cape Cod Museum of Art, CapeWeek Entertainment & Events, Cape Cod Times

6/20/2003, The Continuing Tradition of Provincetown Art Association, by Bob Jackmann, The Gallery, Antiques and The Arts Weekly

6/29/2001, Best Bets and Arts & Galleries, Baksa paintings Katie Swimming and Dreaming of Asia, reproduced to promote Baksa exhibition Portraits & Figures at Dennis Public Library, CapeWeek Entertainment & Events, Cape Cod Times

1/14/2000, Best Bet, Artists dream in color, Dreams & Realizations at The Gallery at C3TV, CapeWeek Entertainment & Events, Cape Cod Times

10/1993, Teresa Welch's Art Reflects Her Strong Personality, by Claire Golding, Cape Cod Antiques & Arts, Cape Cod Publishing Co.,Inc.

1991, Teresa Welch Studio and Gallery--New This Season in Yarmouth Port, by Claire Golding, Nauset Calendar, Indian Summer 1991