Beth Balliro

Title: Assistant Professor


Degrees: B.A., Smith College; MSAE, Massachusetts College of Art and Design; Ed.D. candidate, University of Massachusetts/Boston

Exhibitions:  2012 Love's Labor, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College; 2011 Selections 11, Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design; 2009 Massachusetts College of Art and Design Commencement Honoree Exhibition, Arnheim Gallery; 2009 Jai Zi: Painting Video and Dance performance, Boston University Dance Theater; 2008 Nothing Flourishes Alone, Gordon Gallery, Boston Arts Academy; 2008 The Boston Drawing Project, Bernard Toale Gallery; New Art 2008, MPG Contemporary; 2008 STENCILS: Public Space and Intervention, New England School of Art and Design, Suffolk University; 2008 Sublime Climate, Thompson Gallery, Cambridge School of Weston; 2006 New England/New Talent, Fitchburg Art Museum

Publications: Youth Media Reporter: The Professional Journal of the Youth Media Field, Interview: Beth Balliro, April 14, 2010; M. Benitez, J. Davidson and L. Flaxman, Small Schools, Big Ideas, Jossey-Bass, 2009; Her Mark 2009, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago; L. O'Neil, Strength in Numbers, Boston Globe Sidekick, March 4, 2008; L. Hetland, E. Winner, S. Veenema, and K. Sheridan, Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Arts Education, Teachers College Press, 2007; Davidson, Jill, How the CES Common Principles Help Essential Schools Create Transitions to Higher Education, Horace Magazine, Winter 2006, Vol. 22 No. 1; Salamander Journal, cover artwork and portfolio insert, Suffolk University, 2008, 2006, 2003; Joanne Silver, Night Gallery: Teen Artists Find Inspiration in Dante's Dark, Disturbing Inferno, Boston Herald, July 6, 2004; Malik, Irfan, Untold, cover illustration, published in India and Pakistan, 2002; Liu, Franklin, New England/New Talent, Artscope magazine, May/June 2006

Grants: 2008 Surdna Foundation Sabbatical Award; 2005 Art Renewal Grant; 2004 Fund for Teachers Travel Grant; 2001 Surdna Foundation Artist-Teacher Fellowship for ceramic study in Japan

Awards/Prizes: 2009 Massachusetts College of Art and Design Commencement Honoree; 2003 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Teacher-in-Residence

Other:  2012, National Art Education Association National Convention, NYC; 2011, Contemporary Conversations, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; 2010 MFA/BPS Visiting Artist; former founding faculty member of the Boston Arts Academy; Regional Youth Media Arts Educators founding member; 2006 Roxbury Literary Annual Advisory Board member. Presentations: 2007 A New Day for Schools: Expanded Learning Time Summit, Massachusetts 2020, Boston, MA; 2002, 2006 The Artist-Teacher Model gallery talk and presentation at the Eric Carle Museum, The Fitchburg Art Museum, and the Surdna Foundation Artist-Teacher Fellowship Convocation; 2006 Massachusetts Department of Education: High Schools of the Future II: Lessons from Reforming Schools, Worcester, MA; 2005, National Arts and Learning Collaborative at Walnut Hill, Natick, MA; 2003, 2004, 2005 Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum, Worcester, MA.