nancy train smith
Hamilton, Bermuda

1978School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA, Fifth Year Certificate
1968Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, B.A. (major field of study: Art History)

1978$4,000 Ruth A. Sturtivant Traveling Fellowship Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2015Presenter, NCECA Conference in Providence, RI: “Ceramics in the Field”
2014Visiting Artist, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2013Visiting Lecturer, Rhode Island College, Convergence Symposium
2012Resident, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, ME
25th Anniversary Celebration
2011Visiting Artist, Curaumilla Art Center, Curaumilla, Chile
1998-99The Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, MA
“Young at Arts” Judges Panel
1993Workshop, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
1992Visiting faculty, AR-CO, Lisbon, Portugal. Five months
1989Visiting Artist, Portland School of Art, Portland, ME
1988-92The Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Boston, MA
“Young at Arts” Judges Panel
Artist-in-Residence, AR-CO, Centre de Arte e Communicacao Visual
Lisbon, Portugal, a one month residency/workshop
Part-time faculty, Swain School/P.I.A., New Bedford, MA
1985Contemporary Ceramics-Six New England Artists”
University of Massachusetts; Amherst, MA. Group Panel Discussion

2015Nancy Train Smith at Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA
2013New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA: Migration:
New Bedford Whaling Museum, a permanent installation
2011Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA: “Migration: Fuller”
2002Rogers Gallery, Mattapoisett, MA; Nancy Train Smith, “Language of Place”
1999Paul Mellon Art Center, Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT
Nancy Train Smith, “The Spirit of Place”
1996Dartmouth Gallery, Dartmouth, MA; Nancy Train Smith, “Meditations”
1986Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA; “Nancy Train Smith, Ceramic Sculpture”
1979A St. Gallery, Boston, MA; “Nancy Train Smith”
1978Flag Gallery, Boston, MA; “Nancy Train Smith”

2015Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA: “Legacy of Fire: Clay Dragon Studios Revisited”
2015Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA: “Nancy Train Smith and Lisa Lebovsky”
2011Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA: Inaugural Exhibition
2011Cairn Croft Sculpture Show, Dover, MA
2010New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA;
“In the Landscape: 4 Painters-4 Seasons”
2009Slocum River Reserve, Dartmouth, MA, “The River Project”
2009Gustin Gallery, Dartmouth, MA; “Form and Image”
2006Borowicz Gallery, Dartmouth, MA; various shows
2005Rogers Gallery, Mattapoisett, MA; Women’s Fund Show
1999Rogers Gallery, Mattapoisett, MA;
Bill Shattuck, Nancy Train Smith, and Laura Anderson, “Recent Work”
Joanne Rapp Gallery/Hand and Spirit, Scottsdale, AZ; “Spirit Vessels”
Northwest Craft Center, Seattle, WA; “Go Figure”
1992Pro-Art, St. Louis, MO; “Teapot Invitational”
1991Georgia State University Gallery, Atlanta, GA; “Figurative Clay”
Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, MA; “Classicism Reconsidered”
1989The Art Institute, Boston, MA; “Outside Paradise”
San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX; “
Monarch Tile Competition” (purchase prize)
Museo des Azulejos, Lisbon, Portugal; “Ceramicas No ARCO”
1988Galeria Municipal de Arte, Almada, Portugal; “Ceramica na Quinta San Miguel”
1987Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, MA; “Triennial”
1985Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA; “Animal Imagery”
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; “
Contemporary Ceramics: Six New England Artists”
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA; “Still Life”
1984DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI “Contemporary New England Still Life”
1982Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1978Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; “Travelling Fellowship Exhibition”
1976First Night, Boston, MA “Countdown Door.” I conceived, planned and supervised
execution of a city-wide, multi-media event, which took place preceding and
in conjunction with the First Night Festival.
Brimmer Street Garage Show, Boston, MA. An environmental installation
which evolved from a desire to work in a "non-art" context.

1989Private Garden, Boston, MA. Wall Fountain; Eleanor McPeck, Landscape Designer
1988First Night, Boston, MA “At the Hawk’s Well,” collaboration
with dancer/choreographer Arawana Hayashi. Theatrical/sculptural
images inspired by Yeats’ Noh-style play

1996The Standard Times, New Bedford, MA. Oct. 10
“Remain in Light,” by Richard Pacheco
1991Studio Potter, December, 1991. “The Healing Process” by Nancy Train Smith
1990Metropolitan Home, February, 1990. “Winners”
1989Quadrant XX111:1, “Women As Mythmakers Revisited” by Estella Lauter
Ceramics Monthly. November, 1989. “The Monarch Tile Competition”
by William Hunt
Ceramica No ARCO; Centro de Art e Comunicacao Visual; Ford Lusitana S.A.,
Instituto Portugues da Qualidade (exhibition catalog)
1988Jornal de Letras, artes e ideias. 2-8 Agosto,1988. “As Maos Que O Barro Amassou”
by Ana Paula Dias. pp.26-27
1986Art New England. June 1986. “Nancy Smith, Clark Gallery, Lincoln.”
by Euguene Narrett, p.11
The Sunday Sun, Lowell, MA. April 13, 1986. “Different Viewpoints
at New Showing” by Ann Schechter
Ceramics Monthly. February, 1986. “New England Ceramic Arts”
by Regina Coppola, p.41
1984Art New England. December 1984. “Contemporary New England Still Life”
by Judy Goldman