ARISTOTLE FORRESTER



American b.1993

EDUCATION

BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA  2016

Intern and Apprentice, Artists for Humanity 2010-2011


AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

Inside Out Museum (IOAM) International Artist Residency 4/2016

Beijing, China

Fine Art 2D Departmental Honors Award 4/2016

MassArt All School Show Senior Paintings Award 4/2016

The Mission Ward 2016

Highland Street Foundation Award 2015

David Berger Memorial Award 2015

Pell Grant 2012, 2013

Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Award  2012

Kyle W. Shapiro Memorial Scholarship 2012


TEACHING AND ART EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

Mentor at Artist For Humanity 2017-Present

Lead Instructor, The Paint Bar 2012-2017

Creative Consultant, Cupixel 2016-2017

Lead Instructor, Acton Schools Summer Camp  2014 and 2015

Developed curriculum and led instruction

Art Education Practicum, Boston Arts Academy 2013

Private Painting Lessons 2015-16


GALLERY AND OPEN STUDIO EVENTS

Chimera-Boston's Contemporary Orchestra-Symphonies 11/2016

inspired by my paintings, and pairing performance

Artist Talk, Matter and Light Gallery, Boston, MA 8/2016

Artist Talk, Matter and Light Gallery, Boston, MA  8/2016

Brickbottom Artist Association "Open Studios" 4/2016

Brickbottom Artist Association "Open Studios” 11/2015

Brickbottom Artist Association "Open Studios" 7/2014

Young AFH Artists Showcase Night ICA Museum  4/2013

Brickbottom Artist Association "Open Studios" 11/2013


EXHIBITIONS

Nomadic Diaspora, M Fine Arts, Palm Beach, FL 1/2019-2/2019

Through Space, John Hancock Tower Boston, MA 3/2018-8/2018

Writhe and Resolve Aspects of Arcadia, Matter and Light Gallery  9/2017-10/2017

Boston, MA - Solo Show  

Concerning Abstraction, Matter and Light Gallery 8/2017-9/2017

Boston, MA - Group Show featuring, Willem De Kooning

MANIFEST, SOLO SHOW, Object Center Gallery 7/2016 - 8/2016

Boston, MA             

Summer Group Show, Matter and Light Gallery, Boston, MA 5/2016 - 7/2016

Aristotle’s Open Studio Exhibition,Somerville, MA 4/2016 - 5/2016

AFK Design Firm Competition, Boston, MA 6/2016 - 6/2017

Small, Smaller, Smallest, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA 4/2015 - 5/2015

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Hospital, Boston, MA 12/2014 - 12/2015

Harvard School Of Public Health, Boston, MA11/2014 -11/2015

Scollay Square Gallery, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA  9/2014- 2/2015

Group Show

Shades Of Consciousness, Boston, MA 12/7-12/14/2014

TEMPO, ARCH Gallery Boston, MA 8/2014- 19/2014

HOT SPOT, Brickbottom Artist Association, Somerville, MA  7/2014 -8/2014

INTUITION, Brickbottom Artist Association, Somerville, MA 5/2/2014-6/2014


Private Art Collections

The Allen Collection 2015

The Baron Collection 2016

The Shajii Collection 2016

The Brown Collection 2016

The Elliot Ripple Collection 2016

The Frank Collection 2017

The Krauss Collection 2017

The Tutunjian Collection 2017

The Farrel  Collection 2017

The George Collection 2017

The  Wilburn Collection 2017

The Stavros Collection 2017

The Mohs Collection 2018

The Griffin Collection 2018


Gallery Affiliation

M Fine Arts Gallery, Boston , Ma, Palm Beach,FL

2018-Present

Matter and Light Gallery, Boston, MA 2016-Present

Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA 2014-2017

Inside-out Art Museum Beijing, China 2017-Present