Shirl Roccapriore

 

EDUCATION and SPECIFIC STUDY

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Paier College of Art  • Hamden, CT

Fine Arts, Art Education and Sculpture : Plymouth State University  • Plymouth New Hampshire

Sculpture, Pottery: Wesleyan Potters, Wesleyan University •  Middletown, CT

Oil Painting, Graphic Design and Graphic Production: Paier College of Art  • Hamden, CT

Painting the Figure: Gallery 53 •  Meriden, CT

Impressionistic Landscapes - En Plein Air : Cape Cod School of Art  • Provincetown, MA

Abstract Expressionist Drawing from the Figure: Lillian Orlowsky - Provincetown Art Association and Museum • Provincetown

Abstract Expressionist Painting from the Figure: Selina Trieff - Provincetown Art Association and Museum • Provincetown, MA

Oils Painting the Figure - Advanced Painting Intensive: Cynthia Packard • Provincetown, MA

Oil Painting the Figure: Advanced Art Projects Intersive: Jim Peters - Campus Provinctown • PIAI• Provincetown, MA

Oil Painting the Figure: Robert Henry - Fine Arts Work Center - Provincetown, MA *Scholarship

Oil Painting the Figure: Sal Del Deo - PAAM - Provincetown, MA  *Scholarship

Oil Painting the Figure: Intensive - Fine Arts Work Center - Provincetown, MA * Scholarship

Theatre and Art: Education Center for the Arts  • New Haven, CT

Master Acting and Performance Art: New England Actors Theatre  8 New Haven, CT *Scholarship

Documentary Filmmaking and Screenwriting: NEAT - New England Actors Theatre  • New Haven, CT

Landmark Education: Personal Transformation - Art and Career - Boston, MA

International Encaustic Conference Workshop - Castle Hill Center for the Arts • North Truro, MA

Painting Large Format; Meg Hinton - PAAM • Provincetown, MA

 

** Studied Privately with a bevy of independent artists 1965 - 1985

** PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

List upon request.

 

 

AWARDS

 

Numerous scholarship awards from FAWC - Fine Arts Work Center - Provincetown, MA

Numerous grant awards from PAAM - Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

      • Recipent of:   Raymond Rizk Grant Award - Painting -  2009, 2012, 2014

                             Lillian Orlowsky - William Freed Grant Award - Painting the Figure - 2002, 2009, 2012                       

2014 Recipient chosen for MURAL (5'H x 23'L) Stop And Shop - Shank Painter Road - Provincetown, MA

Several card Illustration Awards - First Prize - Gamma One, Inc. - North Haven, CT   1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996

Honorable Mention- Painting Competition Exhibit - Paier College of Art • Hamden, CT

First Prize - Painting Initiative - New Haven Center for the Arts • New Haven, CT

 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION & EXHIBITIONS

 

Gallery 53 - Meriden, CT

Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

Yale University Call for Artists Exhibit, New Haven, CT

Arms of the Angels - Wallingford, CT

Breakpoint Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Kobalt Gallery - Provincetown, MA

Mews Restaurant & Cafe - Provincetown, MA

Fine Arts Work Center - Provincetown, MA

Provincetown Art Association and Museum - Provincetown, MA

Hope Gallery - Bristol, RI

I.D. - Provincetown, MA

Law Office of Atty Robin Reid - Provincetown, MA

One Woman Lobby Exhibit - Art House - Provincetown, MA

 

CURATOR - EVENTS

 

1997-1999 - Gamma One Art Exhibition • North Haven, CT

2002 - "Celebrating Womankind" Exhibition at PAAM • Provincetown, MA

2009 - "The Garden Party" Exhibit • (**PAAM BENEFIT) • Provincetown, MA

2012 - ROCC - RESCH "Above and Below" Exhibition • Oils By The Sea Gallery  • Provincetown, MA

2014 - Adrian Hackney - Youth Artist Exhibit • (** A PAAM BENEFIT for Art Reach Youth Program) Oils By the Sea Gallery • Provinetown, MA

2015 - Allegra Martin - Youth Artist Exhibit • (** A PAAM BENEFIT for Art Reach Youth Program) Oils By the Sea Gallery • Provinetown, MA