Owner of Clark Gallery, Lincoln MA, www.clarkgallery.com


Art Teacher, Glen Urquhart School, Beverly MA

2008, 2010, 2011

School of the Museum of Fine Arts Visiting Artist, Drawing Department, Boston, MA



2017 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Premonition, Lincoln, MA
2015 Reynolds Fine Art, Dawn Southworth, New Haven, CT
2015 Arden Gallery, Dawn Southworth: Painting and Sculpture. Boston, MA
2015 Jane Deering Gallery, One Work, Maybe Two, Gloucester, MA
2014 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth, An Unknown World, Lincoln, MA
2014 Rice Polak Gallery, A Secret World, Provincetown, MA
2013 The Art Room, Drawings by Dawn Southworth, Gloucester, MA
2012 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Recent Work, Lincoln, MA
2008 Lacoste Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Intimate Stories, Concord, MA
2007 Jane Deering Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Links, Gloucester, MA
2006 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth: Timekeeper, Lincoln, MA
2005 Fuller craft Museum, Talebearer / The Art of Dawn Southworth, Brockton, MA
2005 Barrington Center For The Arts, Burnt Offerings / The Art of Dawn Southworth, Gordon College, Wenham, MA
2004 Revolving Museum, Local Motive: Public Art off the Beaten Path, Lowell, MA
2004 The DNA Gallery (Definitive New Art) Dawn Southworth Encaustics, Provincetown, MA
2003 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth: Burnt Offerings, Lincoln, MA
2002 Marguerite Oestreicher Gallery, Dawn Southworth: Recent Works, New Orleans, LA
2002 DNA Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Provincetown, MA
2001 Carney Gallery, Regis College, Dawn Southworth: Mixed Media, Weston, MA
2000 Hampshire College, Dawn Southworth, Amherst, MA
1999 James Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Houston, TX
1999 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Lincoln, MA
1998 DNA Gallery, Dawn Southworth: New Work, Provincetown, MA
1998 Grand Central Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Tampa, FLA
1997 Groton School Brodigan Gallery, Dawn Southworth: Sewing Lessons, Groton, MA
1997 Addison Gallery of American Art, Dawn Southworth: Tableaus and Assemblages, Curated by Jock Reynolds, Andover, MA
1995 Johan Westenburg Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Great Barrington, MA
1994 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth: Emblem, Symbol, Type and Token, Lincoln, MA
1994 Cavin-Morris Gallery, Dawn Southworth, New York, NY
1992 Clark Gallery, Dawn Southworth: Sign Language, Lincoln, MA
1991 Montserrat College of Art, Dawn Southworth: Wood Works, Beverly, MA
1989 Clark Gallery, Life Spirit: Paintings by Dawn Southworth, Lincoln, MA
1988 Winfisky Gallery, Dawn Southworth: New Work, Salem State College, Salem, MA
1988 DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Sacred Grove: Paintings by Dawn Southworth, Lincoln, MA
1985 Pat Stavaridis Gallery, Dawn Southworth, Boston, MA




2018 Championing Women, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, MA
2018 Gallery Artists, Reynolds Fine Art, New Haven, CT
2107 Liquid Art House, Dawn Southworth at Liquid Art House, Boston, MA
2107 Cape Ann Museum, Art from the Collections, Gloucester, MA
2017 Cornell Art Museum, Fabricated, Del Ray Beach, FLA
2016 Scope Art Fair, Miami, FLA
2016 Schiltkamp Gallery/Traina Center for the Arts, Home: Self, Spirit, Space, Clark University, Worcester, MA
2106 Room 83 Spring, Wonder-Room, Watertown, MA
2016 Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME
2016 US Embassy in Morocco, Rabat Embassy Exhibition, Art in Embassies, Morocco, Casablanca
2016 Rice Polak Gallery, Gallery Artists, Provincetown, MA
2016 George Marshall Store Gallery, Curator's Choice, York, ME
2016 Paula Estey Gallery, White on White, Newburyport, MA
2016 Paula Estey Gallery, Home, Newburyport, MA
2015 Cape Ann Museum, New Acquisitions, Gloucester, MA
2015 Miami Art Basel, Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2014 Graficus Gallery, Collage, Nantucket, MA
2014 Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art, Gallery Artists, Bridgehampton, NY
2014 Rice Polak Gallery, Gallery Artists, Provincetown, MA
2014 Flatrocks Gallery, Ecliptic, Gloucester, MA
2014 Clark Gallery, April Flowers, Lincoln, MA
2013 Clark Gallery, Spectra Glass Works, Lincoln, MA
2013 Flatrocks Gallery, Feast, Gloucester, MA
2012 Clark Gallery, Color Collision, Lincoln, MA
2012 Flatrocks Gallery, Fabrications, Gloucester, MA
2012 Concord Art Association, Art and Spirituality Entwined, Concord, MA
2011 Clark University Art Gallery, Wood Work, Worcester, MA
2011 Jane Deering Gallery, Flat File Project, Santa Barbara, CA
2009 Clark Gallery, Float, Lincoln, MA
2009 Clark Gallery, Flower Power, Lincoln, MA
2008 Essex Art Center, Alphabet Project 2, Lawrence, MA
2008 Clark Gallery, Free Reign, Lincoln, MA
2007 Southern Ohio Museum, Trashformations, Portsmouth, Ohio
2007 Jane Deering Gallery, Other Visions + Other Strategies: New Directions in Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, CA
2006 Lancaster Museum Of Art, Trashformations, Lancaster, PA
2006 COPIA The American Center for the Arts, Trashformations, Napa, CA
2006 Clark Gallery, On Paper, Lincoln, MA
2005 Brush Art Gallery and Studios, Wax Techniques in Contemporary Art, Lowell, MA
2005 Peligro Gallery, Self-Portraits, New Orleans, LA
2005 Jane Deering Gallery, Beyond Boundaries, Annisquam, MA
2005 DNA Gallery, Sight - Specific, Provincetown, MA
2005 Fuller Craft Museum, Trashformations, Lloyd Herman, Curator, Brockton, MA
2005 New Art Center, Seven in Collage, Tim Harney, Curator, Newton, MA
2004 Jane Deering Gallery, Gallery Artists, London, England/Gloucester, MA
2004 Trustman Art Gallery, Collaborating Independence: Dawn Southworth and Dana Salvo
Simmons College, Robert Oppenheim, Curator, Boston, MA
2004 Clark Gallery, New Works, Lincoln, MA
2004 Cushing Martin Gallery, Gathering the Art of Assemblage, Dawn Southworth and Patricia Burleson, Stonehill College, Easton, MA
2004 Boston Center For The Arts, Mills Gallery, The 18th Drawing show, Raphaela Platow, Curator, Boston, MA
2003 DNA Gallery, Endangered Species, Provincetown, MA
2002 Addison Gallery of American Art, Defying Distinction: Works From the Addison Collection, Andover, MA
2003 DNA Gallery, Inter-Sex-Tion, Couples in Mixed Media, Provincetown, MA
2002 James Gallery, Re/New, Houston, TX
2002 DNA Gallery, Genetic Imprints: DNA @ DNA, Provincetown, MA
2002 Horn Gallery, Babson College, Second Life, Wellesley, MA
2002 Photographic Resource Center, Benefit Auction Exhibition, Boston, MA
2001 DNA Gallery, Gallery Artists, Provincetown, MA
2000 Riverside Art Museum, It’s About Time, Riverside, CA
2000 New England School of Art and Design, 10 X 10: 10 Artists, 100 Portraits, Boston, MA
2000 Frumkin-Duval Gallery, Wrapped Up, Santa Monica, CA
2000 DNA Gallery, Gallery Artists, Provincetown, MA
1999 Fuller Art Museum, Creative Connections: Contemporary Artists Couples, Brockton, MA
1999 Miller-Block Gallery, The Cardigan Project, Boston, MA
1999 Clark Gallery, Invitational Salon Exhibition, Lincoln, MA
1998 Mills Gallery, The Drawing Show, Curated by Carl Belz, Boston, MA
1998 Fuller Art Museum, Capturing the Sublime: Contemporary Landscapes, Work by Scott Prior, Michael Mazur, Harry Bartnick,
Catherine McCarthy, Dawn Southworth, Neil Welliver, and Robert Ferrandini, Curated by Jennifer Atkinson, Brockton, MA
1998 Johan Westenburg Gallery, Gallery Artists, Marfa, TX
1998 Field Gallery, Gallery Artists, West Tisbury, MA
1997 New Art Center, Alone/Together, Newton, MA
1997 Barbara Krakow Gallery, The Ceramic Project, Boston, MA
1997 Fuller Art Museum, The Eighth Triennial of New England Artists, Brockton, MA
1997 Westenburg Gallery, Black Tea Full Service: Works by Jo Sandman, Dawn Southworth, and Ruth Fields, Great Barrington, MA
1997 The Mills Gallery, The Drawing Show, Curated by Howard Yezerski, Boston, MA
1997 Field Gallery, Three Artists, West Tisbury, MA
1996 Boston Public Library, Drawings form the Collection of the BPL, Curated by Sinclair Hitchings and Hope Barkan, Boston, MA
1995 The Mills Gallery, The Drawing Show, Curated by Barbara Krakow, Boston, MA
1995 The Photographic Resource Center, The New England Biennial, Boston, MA
1994 The Mills Gallery, The Sculpted image, Curated by Carole Ann Meehan, Boston, MA
1993 Chinese Cultural institute, NEFA: Four Fellowship Winners, Boston, MA
1993 Mills Gallery, The Drawing Show, Curated by Carole Ann Meehan, Boston, MA
1993 Peyton Wright Gallery, Three Artists, Santa Fe, NM
1993 Fuller Art Museum, Tradewinds, Brockton, MA
1993 New Art Center, Within the Realm of Nature, Newton, MA
1992 New Art Center, Boxes: The Aesthetics of Containment, Newton, MA
1991 Fitchburg Art Museum, The Object: Found, Observed and imagined, Fitchburg, MA
1991 Howard Yezerski Gallery, Mystery and Ritual, Boston, MA
1991 Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, in Memory of the Deceased, Cambridge, MA
1988 City Place Gallery, Exhibition of Printmaking and Drawing Fellows and Finalists of The Artists Foundation Fellowship Program, Boston, MA
1987 Gallery Naga, Brickbottom Artists, Boston, MA
1987 Clark Gallery, Fifth Annual Salon Show, Lincoln, MA
1987 The Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Fort Point Artists at Federal Reserve, Boston, MA
1987 The Anthropology Museum of the People of New York, Anthropology in Art, Astoria, NY
1987 Fuller Art Museum, Fifth Brockton Triennial, Boston, MA
1986 112 Green Street Gallery, New Talent, Jurors: Ivan Karp, Lisa Denison, New York, NY
1986 Summers World Center for the Arts Gallery, Museum Without Walls, Worcester, MA
1985 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Deconstruction/Construction, Boston, MA, Lowery Sims, and Lisa Liebman, Boston, MA
1985 Stavaridis Gallery, Gallery Artists, Boston, MA
1985 Mussavi Gallery, Young Artists, Curated by Holly Solomon and Donald Kuspit, NY, NY
1985 Mass College of Art North Gallery, Fibers/Metals: Three Artists, Boston, MA
1984 Danforth Museum, Danforth Invitational, Framingham, MA
1984 Helen Shlien Gallery, Dawn Southworth and Dana Salvo: Urban images, Boston, MA
1984 Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Young Artists, Provincetown, MA
1984 Danforth Museum, Couples: A Mixed Media Exhibition, Framingham, MA
1984 General Electric Corporate Gallery, Boston Artists in the Collection, Fairfield, CT
1984 Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Fort Point Artists, Curated by Stefan Stux, Boston, MA
1983 Boston University Art Gallery, Personal Dimensions, Curator: Dan Ranalli, Boston, MA
1982 Rose Art Museum, State of the Art, MCC Painting Fellowship Recipients, Waltham, MA





2006 The Boston Foundation-Blanche E. Colman Award
2004 Massachusetts Artists Foundation- Fellowship Finalist in the Category of Drawing
2002 The Berkshire Taconic Foundation- Artist Resource Trust Fellowship
2002 Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Gloucester Local Cultural Council
- 95 Annual Artist Support Grants, Boston and Gloucester, MA
2002 Massachusetts Cultural Council Educational Partnership Program- Massachusetts
-90 Schools Annual Artist-in-Residency Awards, Extended Event Awards
1997 The Boston Company- Blanche E. Colman Award
1995 Addison Gallery Of American Art- Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence, Phillips Academy
1993 New England Foundation for the Arts/NEA Fellowship in the Category of Sculpture
1993 The Boston Company- The Blanche E. Colman Award
1991 Massachusetts Cultural Council- Artist Support Grant
1990 Massachusetts Artists’ Foundation- Fellowship in Category of Painting
1989 Massachusetts Cultural Council/Somerville Arts Council- Artist Support Grant
1988 Massachusetts Artists Foundation: Fellowship Finalist in the Category of Drawing
1987 Massachusetts Cultural Council/Cambridge Arts Council- Artist Support Grant
1986 The Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities and Summer’s World Center for the Arts- Museum Without Walls Prize
1985 Massachusetts Arts and Humanities Foundation and the Cultural Education
- 80 Collaborative Annual Artist-in-Residency Awards
1984 Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities- Mass Productions Award
1983 The Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company- Blanche E. Colman Award
1982 Massachusetts Artists Foundation- Fellowship in the Category of Painting



2004 School of the Museum Of Fine Arts, Exhibition Talk, Boston, MA
2004 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Dartmouth, MA
2004 Gordon College, Visiting Artist Lecture, Wenham, MA
2004 Stonehill College, Gallery Talk, Easton, MA
2002 Babson College, Exhibition Talk, Wellesley, MA
2001 Regis College, and Visiting Artist Slide Lecture, Weston, MA
1999 University of Massachusetts, Visiting Artist Slide Lecture / Workshop, Dartmouth, MA
1998 Montserrat College of Art, Artist Conversations Series: Featured Speaker, Beverly, MA
1998 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Slide Lecture / Critique, Boston, MA
1997 Groton School Brodigan Gallery, Visiting Artist Exhibition Talk, Groton, MA
1996 Addison Gallery of American Art, Fall Term Edward Elson Artist-in-Residence:
Lectures, Workshops and Gallery Talks, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
1995 The Photographic Resource Center, New England Biennial Exhibition Talk, Boston, MA
1993 New England Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment For the Arts
Slide Lecture and Panel Discussion on Sculpture Fellowships, Boston, MA
1992 Massachusetts College of Art, Slide Lecture, Boston, MA
1991 Montserrat College of Art, Visiting Lecturer, Beverly, MA




Terry Taylor, Altered Art, Lark Books
Dorothy Spencer, Found Object Art, Schiffer Publishing, LTD
Jennifer Atkinson, The Art of Assemblage, Rockport Publishers
Jennifer Atkinson, Paula Grasdal, Holly Harrison, The Collage Sourcebook, exploring the Art of Collage, Rockport Publishers
Dana Salvo, Home Altars of Mexico, Univ. of New Mexico Press and Thames and Hudson
Steven Zevitas, New American Paintings #7, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA


Rosemary Noone, Dawn Southworth, Exhibition essay, Carney Gallery, Regis College
Jock Reynolds, Dawn Southworth: Tableaus and Assemblages, Exhibition Essay, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy
Johan Westenburg, Sever/Slice/Stitch/Rend/Heal, Exhibition Essay, Westenburg Gallery
Kathleen James, Dawn Southworth Paintings and Works on Paper, James Gallery


Nancy Shohet West, Wonder Room, Boston Globe, 12/18/16

Cate McQuaid, Dawn Southworth: An Unknown World, Obsessiveness, Reminiscence, Boston Globe, 5/29/14

Art Blog Drooel, Dawn Southworth 2014

Benares Finan-Eshelman, Trashformations: Recycled Materials Made Beautiful and Thought Provoking, Fiber Arts. September/October 2005
Lisa Amato, Dawn Southworth: Burnt Offerings, Art New England, Volume 24, issue 5.
Christopher Millis, Lowell in Motion: The Revolving Museum’s Community Art, Boston Phoenix, 1/12/04
Julie Mullins, Burnt Offerings: The Art of Dawn Southworth, Image Update, issue 44
Cate McQuaid, Seared Symbols, Boston Globe, 4/4/03
Eric Bookhardt, Dawn Southworth: Modern Antiques, Gambit Weekly, 10/22/02
Lesley Mahoney, The Artist as Creative Scavenger, Wellesley Townsman, 2/21/02
Stuart Ferguson, Time Off: A Week of Diversions, Wall Street Journal, 2/19/02
Christine Temin, Artists Redirecting Our Gaze, Boston Globe, 5/27/2001
Greg Cook, Making Patterns for Life, Daily News, 2/5/2001
Kathleen Menendez, e-Museum of Pyrographic Art, Woodcarver e-Zine. Pyrography News
Christine Temin, Drawings With A Loose Definition at BCA, Boston Globe, 1/98
Joanne Silver, Juror Draws From Past to Flesh Out BCA Show, Boston Herald, 1/98
Charles Giuliano, The Drawing Show, Boston Sidewalk, 12/18/97
Cate McQuaid, Alone/Together, Boston Sunday Globe, 2/9/97
Mary Jo Palumbo, Hanging Together, Boston Herald, 1/29/97
Tara Leonard, Alone But Not Isolated, South End News, 2/13/98
Robert Robinson, Lane Kids Are Sowing Seeds of Love, Bedford Minuteman, 2/6/97
Cate McQuaid, Elemental & Poignant Drawings at BCA, Boston Globe, 12/8/95
Stash Horowitz, Everyone Draws, The Back Bay Courant, 12/5/95
Joanna Silver, Drawing Show: Traces of Humanity, Boston Herald, 12/1/95
Joanne Silver, Photos Capture Riches Amid Poverty, Boston Herald, 11/24/95
Cate McQuaid, Recording The Spirit of The Southwest, Boston Globe, 11/20/95
Paul Parcellin, Artist Derives Insight From Mexico, Essex County Newspapers, 11/15/95
Christine Temin, Photos That Aren't Pretty As a Picture, Boston Globe, 10/17/97
Charles Giuliano, Image Makers, The improper Bostonian, 10/1/95
Joanne Silver, Visual Artists Get Up Close and Personal, Boston Sunday Herald, 10/8/95
Norma Aver Adams, Trusting in Beauty, Boston Globe, 10/5/95
Christine Temin, A Show Of Photography's Expanding Picture, Boston Globe, 9/15/95
Nancy Stapen, Show explores Boundaries of Sculpture, Boston Sunday Globe, 10/23/94
Miles Unger, Dawn Southworth: Sign Language, Art New England, January 1993
Christine Temin, Within Realm Of Nature: Range Of interpretations, Boston Globe, 1/20/93
Christine Temin, Newton's Offbeat Look into Boxes, Boston Globe, 12/15/92
Eugene Narrett, Art and Culture Profile: Dawn Southworth, Art New England, Winter/92
Eugene Narrett, Spirited Views, The Tab, 4/12/88
Faces To Watch in 1988, Boston Magazine, January 1988
Robert Taylor, Sacred Grove at Decordova Museum, Boston Sunday Globe, 3/6/1988
Christine Temin, Perspectives, Boston Globe, 9/17/87
Christine Temin, Boston Arts Festival, Boston Globe, 9/6/85
Christine Temin, Scavenging For Their Art, Boston Globe, 5/24/84
Marion Wildger, Artistic Couples: Is Their Work All Consuming? Middlesex News, 4/15/84
Christine Temin, Perspectives, Boston Globe, 1/12/84
Robert Taylor, Personal Dimensions Revolts Against Flatness, Boston Globe, 3/13/83
Katherine Nahum, Personal Dimensions, Art New England, 4/1/83
Christine Temin, Art Of The State. Boston Sunday Globe, 8/1/83



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Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
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