Cambridge and Wellfleet, MA U.S.A.
Laurence Miller Gallery 521 W. 26th St. 5th floor New York, NY
Gallery Kayafas, 560 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA
Schoolhouse Gallery, 494 Commecial St. Provincetown, MA
Work in Permanent Museum Collections (partial list):
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
List Art Gallery (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
Rose Art Museum (Brandeis University), Waltham, Massachusetts
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mead Art Museum (Amherst College), Amherst, Massachusetts
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, NY
Baltimore Museum of Fine Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Polaroid Europa, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts
Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts
St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Art, St. Petersburg, Florida
Davis Art Museum, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Fellowships, Grants & Honors:
2010 Massachusetts Cultural Council – Artist Fellowship, Drawing
1999 Massachusetts Cultural Council – Artist Fellowship Finalist - Photog.
1997 Outer Cape Artists Residence/National Seashore
1995 Visual Artists Sea Grant, national fellowship U. of Rhode Island
1992-93 EARTHWATCH. Artist’s Fellowship.
1991 The Artists Foundation, Artists Fellowship Finalist (Interarts)
1990 Awards in the Visual Arts, national nominee.
1990,88 Lesley College, Distinguished Faculty Award.
1983,91 Massachusetts Arts Lottery Council, individual artist grant.
1982,81 The Artists Foundation, Artists Fellowship Finalist (Photography)
1981 National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship (Photography)
1981 Mass. Council on Arts/Photographic Resource Center:NEW WORKS
1978 National Endowment for Arts: Visual Arts in Perform. Arts grant.
One Person Shows:
2019 Gallery Kayafas Boston, MA
2013 Gallery Kayafas Boston, MA
2012 Gallery Kayafas Boston, MA
2010-11 Provincetown Art Assoc. & Museum, MA
2010 Freight and Volume Gallery New York, NY
2010 DNA Gallery Provincetown, MA
2009 DNA Gallery Provincetown, MA
2009 Gallery Kayafas Boston, MA
2008, 07. 06, 05 artSTRAND Provincetown, MA
2004, 03, 02, 01 DNA Gallery Provincetown, MA
2000 DNA Gallery Provincetown, MA
2003 Clark University—University Art Gallery Worcester, MA
1999,98,97,96,95 DNA Gallery Provincetown, M
1994 Alfred University Art Gallery Alfred, NY
1994 Fitchburg State College Art Gallery Fitchburg, MA
1991 Zoe Gallery Boston, MA
1991 Chandler Gallery Provincetown, MA
1989 Bradford College—Laura Knott Gallery Bradford, MA
1984 Images Gallery Edinburgh, Scotland
1984 Smith College Northampton, MA
1983 Vision/Brent Sikemma Gallery Boston, MA
1983 Bradford College Art Gallery Bradford, MA
1982 GH Dalsheimer Gallery Baltimore, MD
1982 Carl Siembab Gallery Boston, MA
1980 Carl Siembab Gallery Boston, MA
1978 Foto Gallery New York, NY
1978 Carl Siembab Gallery Boston, MA
1977 MIT Photography Gallery Cambridge, MA
1977 St. Botolph Club Boston, MA
1976 University of Maine Art Gallery Orono, ME
1976 Bridgewater State College Bridgewater, MA
1976 Maine College of Art Portland, ME
1977 Panopticon Gallery Boston, MA
Exhibitions. Group Shows:
2019 Highland House Museum, Truro, MA, Climate Change -Cape Cod
2019 Gallery Kayafas, Boston, Water
2019 Berta Waker Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
2018 Gallery Kayafas, Boston, State of the Union
2017 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY Circles
2017 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY Transitions
2017 Higgins Gallery, MA Unexpected Change
2016 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY Small Things Considered II
2016 Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown,MA
2013 Peabody Essex Museum, MA
Beyond Human, Artist-Animal Collaborations,
2013 U. of RI Art Gallery, Visual Artists Sea Grant, 25th Anniversary
2013 List Gallery, MIT. Cambridge, MA
2013 artSTRAND, Retrospection, Provincetown, MA
2011 Institute of Contemporary Art, Dance/Draw, Boston, MA
2011 Institute of Contemporary Art, 75 For The 75th, Boston, MA
2011 Panopticon Gallery, Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition, Boston, MA
2011 Tufts U. Art Gallery, Mass. Cultural Council Artist Fellows 2010, MA
2011 New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
Tides of Provincetown (touring):
Westmoreland Museum/American Art, PA;
Wichita Art Museum, KS
2010 Francis Naumann Gallery, The Visible Vagina New York, NY
2009 Freight & Volume, Heartbreak Hotel, New York, NY
2009 DNA Gallery, Space Between, Provincetown, MA
2009 Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA
2008 Photographic Resource Center, Portfolio Exhibition, MA
2007 Fine Arts Work Center, Views of Pilgrim Monument, MA
2007 Digitas Gallery, MA
2006 Gallery Kayafas, Pictures Outside the Box, MA
2005 DeCordova Museum,
Recent Acquisitions for Permanent Collection, MA
2005 Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Recent Acquisitions, MA
2005 New Bedford Art Museum, Provincetown’s Art, MA
2004 DeCordova Museum,
Abstract Photography in Permanent Collection, MA
2004 Photographic Resource Center,
Concerning the Spiritual in Photography, MA
2002 Fine Arts Work Center Gallery, Stop Time, MA
2001 Museum of Fine Arts,
Some Boston Photographers:1960s-90s, Boston, MA
2001 College of the Holy Cross Art Gallery, Imaging Time, MA
2001 LFL Gallery, Altered Landscape—New York, NY
2000-‘01 DeCordova Museum, Boston Photography: 1955-1985, MA
1999 New England School of Art & Design, Hatdance, MA
1998 University of RI, Main Gallery, First 10 Years of the Sea Grant
1998 The Boston Center for the Arts, The Drawing Show, MA
1994 Barbara Krakow Gallery, In Pursuit of Lost Time, Boston, MA
1994 DNA Gallery, Evolution, Provincetown, MA
1993 Berta Walker Gallery, Collaborations II, Provincetown, MA
1993 Earthwatch Artist Fellows, Watertown, MA
1993 Cape Cod National Seashore, Artists' Map Project, Provincetown, MA
1992 Rose Art Museum (Brandeis U.), Breakdowns, Waltham, MA
1992 Artists Foundation Gallery Artists & The Environment, Boston, MA
1992 Duxbury Art Museum/Complex Human/Nature, MA
1991 Fitchburg Art Museum The Object, MA
1989 Fogg Art Museum - Museum of Fine Arts Boston (joint)
Capturing an Image: 150 Years of Photography, MA
1989 Baltimore Museum of Art,
Masterpieces from the Photography Collection, MD
1988 Bradford College Art Gallery, Branching Out, MA
1987 St. Petersburg MFA Selections From the Permanent Collection, FL
1987 DeCordova Museum, New Work By Old Friends—Lincoln, MA
1986 Tyler School of Art, Three Photographers—Philadelphia, PA
1985 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
Light: From Illumination to Pure Radiance, CA
1984 IBM Gallery of Science & Art, Lensless Photography, New York, NY
1984 Pace/McGill Gallery, New York, NY
1984 Project Gallery, Local Abstraction, MA
1983 SF Museum of Modern Art, Selections from Permanent Collection, CA
1983 Boston Museum School,
Finalists & Fellows in Photography, Boston, MA
1983 Fuller Art Museum, Discovering Photography: A Private Collection, MA
1983 Franklin Institute, Lensless Photography, Philadelphia, PA
1982 Montserrat School of Art, Sixteen Photographers, Beverly, MA
1982 Photographic Resource Center NEW WORKS (touring):Boston, MA
Boston University Art Gallery, MA
University of Massachusetts Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
Provincetown Art Museum, MA
Fitchburg State College, MA
1981 Visual Studies Workshop, Form as Content, Rochester, NY
1981 Baltimore Museum of Fine Arts, Selections From the Collection, MD
1981 Words & Images (touring):
Philadelphia Art Alliance, PA
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
1981 Cumberland Gallery, Images in Photography, Nashville, TN
1981 Museum of Fine Arts,
Selections From the Permanent Collection, Boston, MA
1981 Institute of Contemporary Art,
Carl Siembab: A Photographic Patron, Boston, MA
1981 RE:PAGES Artists Books (touring):
Hera Art Gallery, Providence, RI
Smith College, Northampton, MA
University of Massachusetts Gallery, Amherst, MA
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Bridgeport Museum, Bridgeport, CT
1981 Mendola Gallery, Photography, Boston, MA
1980 Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
1980 N.E. Foundation for the Arts, Into the Eighties (touring):
Thorne-Sagendorf Gallery Keene State College, Keene, NH
R.H. Fleming Museum - U. of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Phoenix Hall Gallery - NH Commission on the Arts, Concord, NH
College Art Gallery - Plymouth State College, MA
1980 Skidmore College Art Gallery, Contemporary Photographs, NY
1979 Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1979 Thomas Segal Gallery,
Light Drawings, Photograms, Photogenics —Boston, MA
1978 Worcester Art Museum, MA
2016 Institute of Contemporary Art, Gallery Talk, MA
2014 Harvard University, Panel Moderator, Museums & Audiences
2011 Harvard University, Panel Moderator (Art and Audiences), MA
2011,10 Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
2009 Boston University Seminars in the Arts, MA
2009 Honorary Juror, Student Art Awards. St. Anselm College, NH
2006 Clark University guest lecturer—Worcester, MA
2005 Universitat Pompeu Fabra guest lecturer, Barcelona, Spain
2004 Brandeis University (symposium), MA
2003 Clark University guest lecturer, MA
2002 Fine Arts Work Center (photography panel), MA
2001 Holy Cross College guest lecturer, MA
2000 Wellesley College guest lecturer, MA
1998 University of Rhode Island, Panel
1997 Art Institute of Boston guest lecturer, MA
1996 Boston Museum School visiting critic, MA
1994 NE Artists Congress - Opening/Plenary Session speaker, RI
1992 Yale University, guest lecturer, CT
1991 Massachusetts College of Art, guest lecturer, MA
1991 Fuller Art Museum, featured speaker, Trustees Annual Meeting, MA
1990 Harvard University, guest lecturer, MA
1990 DeCordova Museum, Symposium leader, MA
1989 New England Conservatory of Music, guest lecturer, MA
1988 The Museum School, guest lecturer, MA
1988 Massachusetts College of Art, guest lecturer, MA
1988 New England Conservatory of Music, guest lecturer, MA
1987 The Museum School, guest lecturer, MA
1986 Massachusetts College of Art, visiting portfolio critic, MA
1985 Museum of Fine Arts, public slide lecture, MA
1984 Harvard University / Carpenter Center, guest lecturer, MA
1983 Wellesley College Art Museum, guest lecture, MA
1983 Massachusetts College of Art, visiting portfolio critic, MA
1983 Bradford College, visiting artist, MA
1982 Photographic Resource Center, slide lecture, MA
1982 Maryland Institute of Art, guest lecture, MD
1982 Boston University Art Gallery, guest lecture, MA
1982 Provincetown Art Association & Museum, guest lecture, MA
1981 Institute of Contemporary Art, public artist lecture, MA
1981 Visual Studies Workshop, visiting artist, NY
1981 Rochester Institute of Technology, visiting artist, NY
1991-2015 Boston University, Associate Professor of Art History, MA
Founding Director, Graduate Program in Arts Administration;
& Coordinator, Undergraduate Art History Program (evening division)
1984-92 Lesley University Graduate School; Director, Arts Administration Program,
& Associate Professor, Cambridge, MA
1988-90 Boston University. Associate Professor (adjunct),
Art History/Museum Studies
1982-83 Boston University Art Gallery; Director (ad interim), MA
1979-81 Truro Center for the Arts - Castle Hill; Executive Director, MA
1975-79 The Artists Foundation; Program Director, Boston, MA
NEA Artists-in-Schools (visual arts, media, literature & dance)
1973-75 Empire College (aka Campus-Free College) Associate Dean, MA
Related Professional Activities:
2012 Provincetown Art Assoc. & Museum, Co-Curator,
Robert Motherwell: Beside the Sea
2006-12 Urban Arts, Board of Trustees
2005-8 artSTRAND (Provincetown) Artist’s Group, founding member
2001-8 Provincetown Art Association & Museum,
Board of Trustees; & Collection Committee
1999 FORUM 99 Provincetown Art Association & Museum,
Moderator Visual Arts Panel
1998 Cambridge Arts Council. Selection Committee, Public Art at Cambridge Hospital
1995 National Endowment for the Arts, Peer Panelist -
Visual Arts Program Grants
1994-95 National Endowment for the Arts,
consultant/site evaluator for Visual Arts Program
1992 ProARTS Consortium (Boston), Juror, student exhibition
1989 Boston University Art Gallery,
Guest Curator: Terra Firma? Earth Works/Sites
1984 Art New England Summer Workshops Consultant & Photography Instructor
1983 Boston University Art Gallery, Guest Curator: Elements of Landscape
1982-83 Cultural Education Collaborative (Boston), consultant
1980-81 The Artists Foundation, panelist/seminar leader
1979 National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (DC), symposium leader/presentation
1979 City of Brockton (MA), public art project consultant
1979 Cambridge Arts Council (MA), Red Line Public Art Juror (temporary projects)
1979 ARTWEEK Boston (open studio project), Advisory Committee
1978-79 DeCordova Museum School, U.S. Office of Education Project/Advisory Committee
1978-79 National Endowment for the Arts,
Artists-in-Schools Fed-State Advisory Committee
1977-79 Massachusetts Alliance for Arts in Education, Board of Trustees
1977 Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston); Red Line MBTA public art, Advisory Comm.
1977 Boston Visual Artists Union Gallery, Guest Curator: Artists Books
1976-77 Boston Visual Artists Union, Vice President
2011 Dance/Draw, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
2011 The Tides of Provincetown, University Press of New England,
Hanover and London
2011 Panopticon Gallery 40th Anniversary, Boston
2010 Traces. Daniel Ranalli Cape Work 1987-2007,
Provincetown Art Association & Museum
2010 The Visible Vagina, Francis Naumann Gallery, NY.
2003 Daniel Ranalli: Asian Work, Clark University Art Gallery.
2001 Imaging Time. College of the Holy Cross Art Gallery.
2000 Boston Photography: 1955-1985. MIT Press & DeCordova Museum.
1998 The Visual Arts Program of Sea Grant Rhode Island.
The First Ten Years. U. of RI
1994 Daniel Ranalli: Projects + Photographs
1993 Cape Cod National Seashore - Artists Map Project
1992 BREAKDOWN! Stoops, S. Rose Art Museum/Brandeis.
1982 LENSLESS PHOTOGRAPHY. Franklin Institute, PA.
1981 A PHOTOGRAPHIC PATRON. Chiarenza, C. ICA - Boston
1981 RE:PAGES. NE Foundation for the Arts
1980 INTO THE EIGHTIES: N.E. Photography. N.E. Foundation for the Arts
1976 Patron’s Choice, DeCordova Museum
Reviews, Interviews, Etc. (subject of):
2013 BOSTON GLOBE, McQuaid, Cate, Beyond Human, Review. Nov 25
2011 BOSTON GLOBE, Smee, ICA Dance/Draw, Review Oct 9
2011 ARTS FUSE. Cash, Debra, ICA Dance/Draw, Oct 13
2010 ART NEW ENGLAND. Forman, Deborah. Feature, Nov-Dec
2010 BOSTON GLOBE, McQuaid, Cate, Review (w/color reproductions), Dec 10
2009 ART NEW ENGLAND, Hill, Shawn, Review. (w/color reproduction). June-July
2009 BOSTON GLOBE, McQuaid, Cate, Review. (w/color reproduction) March 11
2006 BOSTON GLOBE Calendar,“Critic’s Tip” (w/color reproduction) Aug 24
2005 ARTS MEDIA. Veronica, M. Natural Obsession, Review. July
2004 BOSTON GLOBE. McQuaid, Cate, Review of DNA show w/reproduction. Aug13
2004 BOSTON GLOBE, Feeney, M Review. February 6
2004 ARTS MEDIA, Nigrosh, L. A Mystic’s Art, November
2004 IN THE LOUPE, Brown, L. Concerning the Spiritual in Photography March
2003 BOSTON GLOBE. McQuaid, C. Meditating on Eastern Disciplines in P'town. Aug. 16.
2001 Arts Media. Two Artists, Eileen Kennedy, August.
1999 BOSTON GLOBE. McQuaid, Cate. Ranalli & Vevers: A Creative Partnership. Aug.
1998 BOSTON GLOBE. Temin, C. Drawing with a Loose Definition at BCA; Dec 6.
1998 BOSTON HERALD. Silver, J. BCA Drawing Show...;; (group review), November 21.
1998 boston.sidewalk. (Microsoft city guide) Giuliano, C. The Drawing Show.December 18.
1997 BOSTON COMMON, WGBH TV. Principal guest. Art Theft at the Gardner.September 8.
1997 PROVINCETOWN ADVOCATE, Daniel Ranalli & Tabitha Vevers at DNA Gallery, Aug. 28
1996 ORION. Gablik, Suzi. Arts & the Earth. Article w/reproductions. Autumn, 1995
1994 BOSTON GLOBE. Temin, Christine Critic's Tip - Ranalli at DNA Gallery,(July)
1994 ART NEW ENGLAND. Aude, Karen. Ranalli at DNA Gallery, (Sep-Oct)
1993 PROVINCETOWN ARTS - reproductions of site works, (Summer)
1993 WOMR - public radio interview on artwork; (Sep 15).
1993 WBZ TV, Evening News, interview for story on Gardner Museum art theft, (May)
1992 BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE. Stapen, N. Bringing Nature Inside the Museum; (Mar 29).
1992 CAPE COD ARTS & ANTIQUES. Aude, K. Daniel Ranalli and Conceptual Art; (Aug).
1991 ART NEW ENGLAND. Unger, Miles , Nature Morte; review (Apr-May).
1991 BAY WINDOWS. Hill, Shawn Lays of the Land, review + reproduction (Jan 31).
1990 PROVINCETOWN ARTS. reproductions of site works (Summer).
1989 BOSTON GLOBE. Temin, C. Scientific Detachment & Personal Passion;review, (Dec 7).
1989 ARTFORUM INTERNATIONAL. reproductions of site works, (Apr).
1987 BOSTON GLOBE. Taylor, Robert DeCordova Contrasts, review (Jul 19).
1987 BOSTON PHOENIX. Bonnetti, David; review (Jul 19).
1983 BOSTON MAGAZINE. Peary, Gerald, Boston Photography (Dec)
1983 ART NEW ENGLAND. Ranalli at Vision, review + reproduction (Dec)
1983 CAMERA ARTS. Lensless Photography, review + reproduction (May)
1981 AFTERIMAGE. Caslin, Jean A Boston Tradition, review + reproduction (Summer)
1981 ARTNEWS. Allara, Pam The Boston Art Party; group review (Nov).
1981 NEWS TRIBUNE. Moskow, S. Photographer Without A Camera; profile + photo (Jul 8)
1981 PROVINCETOWN ADVOCATE. Russell, J. profile; (Jul 3)
1981 CAPE COD TIMES. Little, C.; profile + reproduction (Jul 11)
1981 BOSTON GLOBE. Bethoney, J.; group review (Apr 16)
1981 ART NEW ENGLAND. Pretzer, M.; group review (May)
1980 VIP Newspaper. Erickson, A; Art & Politics Dan Ranalli Style; profile + photo (Feb 27)
1980 BOSTON GLOBE - CALENDAR. Temin, C. Artists at Work: Daniel Ranalli, (Oct 16)
1979 THE TAB. Ranalli’s Photograms, review + reproduction (Nov 7)
1979 AFTERIMAGE. C. Finkel, Lightlines (May/Jun).
1977 BOSTON GLOBE. Robert Taylor, Expressions of Finesse, group review (Apr 26)
Published Articles/ Books:
2013 Contemporary Cape Cod Artists: Images of Land and Sea, D. Forman, ed. (Schiffer)
2013 100 Boston Artists, Frenn, C. Ed.; Schiffer Books. Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2012 Robert Motherwell: Beside the Sea, Exhibition catalog essay, Provincetown Museum
1998-2001 ART NEW ENGLAND, Occasional feature articles.
1982-1995 ART NEW ENGLAND, Contributing Editor; columnist - Forum; contributed over 85 articles primarily focusing on examining relationships between artists and institutions. This influential column was widely cited by other arts writers in New England.
1990-1993 PROVINCETOWN ARTS, Contributing Editor, writer.
Articles on Gyorgy Kepes; Peter Hutchinson.
1995 Tony Vevers at Long Point Gallery, exhibition catalog essay, Long Point Publishing
1992 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, occasional reviews & artist profiles.
1988 TERRA FIRMA, exhibition catalog essay, Boston University Art Gallery
1983 LANDSCAPES OF THE MIND; Carl Chiarenza exhibition catalog essay, Polaroid exhibit.
1982 WOVEN< PAINTED/BUILT; exhibition catalog essay, Boston University Art Gallery.
1977 DARKROOM DYNAMICS, contributing author, Curtin & London Pub.
1977 TRAIL POUCH; creator-author, artist book; Right Hemisphere Publishing.
Frequent appearances and commentary on WBZ, WCVB news and WGBH public affairs programs
M.A. Boston University Boston, MA
B.A. Clark University Worcester, MA