Max Bard, (b. 1989, USA)

maxbard911@gmail.com / maxbard911.com / 978.600.6060

Education

2019 MFA, Boston University, Boston, MA

2013 BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Solo Exhibitions

2020    Art From Garbage, Idea 2020 Sustainability Conference, Boston University, Boston, MA

2018    Sharp Things in a Public Space, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA

2018    From the Refuge, Parker River Gallery, Newburyport, MA

2018    Bad Catch, Plum Island Roaster Gallery, Newburyport, MA

2016    Deep Sea Megalith, deCordova Museum Corporate Art Loan Program, Cambridge MA

2016    Small Shoal: A Collection of Fish, Tiny Gallery, Newburyport MA

2014    Cookin’ and Kickin’ It: live painting, W.D. Flooring Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA

2014    Max Bard Presents: Halloween, W.D. Flooring Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave, Boston MA

2013    Feed The Beast, W.D. Flooring Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave. Boston MA

2013    40 Foot Rockwall Live painting Performance, Section 17 Gallery, Boston MA

2011  Doom, Gloom, Shit, and Piss, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Godine Gallery, Boston MA

Group Exhibitions

2020     The Beyond, outdoor exhibition, Tourist, Appalachian Trail, North Adams, MA

2020     Made In Paint, Golden Paints Gallery, New Berlin, NY

2019     Open Studios, Sam and Adell Golden Art Foundation, New Berlin, NY

2019     Proximity, Anna’s Galleria, New York, NY

2019     MFA Thesis, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA

2018    Welcome to the Relaquarium, Reliquarium Gallery, Lincoln, RI

2017     Second Splash: Live painting performance, Byfield Music Festival, Byfield, MA

2016    Boston Bizzare, Pop Allston Gallery, Allston, MA

2016    Aquatic War Tent: Live Installation, Byfield Music Festival, Byfield, MA

2016    PALS at BU Beach, Boston University campus, Boston, MA

2016    Oddeties, Pop Allston, Allston, MA

2015    Boston Hassall’s Black Market, Cambridge, MA

2015    SoWA Artist Market, 450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

2015    Oliver Best’s Speakeasy, Pop Allston, Allston, MA

2014    Boston Hassall’s Black Market, Cambridge, MA

2014    For The Love of Dog, W.D. Flooring Gallery, Boston, MA

2013    Kind Buds, Massachusetts College of Art and Design Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

2013  Annual All School Show, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, President’s Gallery, Boston, MA

2012  Annual All School Show, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, President’s Gallery, Boston, MA

Teaching Experience

2012 – 2013 Teaching Assistant, Massachucettes College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, Senior Painting, Peter Wayne Lewis

2018 – 2019 Teaching Assistant, Boston University, Boston, MA, Welding, Katherine Wales

2017 – 2018 Teaching Assistant, Boston University, Boston, MA, Drawing, Jaya Howey

Lectures

2021              Guest Lecturer, Colgate University, School of Art

2020             “How To Be A Sustainable Business”, Speaker and Panelist

sponsored by Boston University School of Business, Idea 2020 Conference, Boston, MA, January 2020

2019              Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts College Of Art and Design, December 2019

Bibliography

Meghan Woolhouse, “He Turns Our Trash Into Art”, CFA Magazine, Spring 2020,

Meghan Woolhouse, “Using Our Junk”, BU Today,  May, 2019

McQuiade, Cate,  “2019 Artists to Look Out For”, Boston Globe, May 2019

“Installing Work at 54 Broadway”, DeCordova Museum Blog, July 2016 

Newburyport Daily News, Arts and Entertainment, May 2016

Massachusetts College of Art Presidents Letter, Painting Department cover photo, Spring 2013

Published Work

“People Trap / Living Basket”, A Making Space: Inside The Sculptors Studio, Sculpture Space,  April 2021, www.sculpturespace.org/a-making-space

Collections 

Annie Leonard, VP Green Peace, Seattle, WA

Boston University, Boston MA

Build Lab, Boston, MA

The Kennedy Children’s Center, NYC, NY

Sam and Adell Golden Foundation, New Berlin, NY

Curatorial projects

2019    Proximity, Annas Galleria, New York City, NY

2019   MFA Thesis Show, Laconia Gallery Boston, MA

2014   Give and Get, Have and Take, W.D. Flooring Gallery, curated produced exhibition

2014  For The Love of Dog, W.D Flooring Gallery, curated and produced exhibition

2014  “6 Degrees of Separation”, W.D Flooring Gallery, curated and produced exhibition

2013  “Kind Buds”, Student Life gallery, curated and produced exhibition

Awards

2020   Sculpture Space Residency,  Utica NY

2019    Sam and Adell Golden Foundation residency

2019    Ester B Kahn Career Entry Grant, Boston University, Boston, MA

2016   DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Garden’s Corporate Loan Program

2013  2-D Department Studio Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Professional Activities

Selected Juror for Mass Cultural Council Sculpture Fellowships, Mass Cultural Council, March, 2021