Art on the Trails: Rising Up, Beals Preserve, Southborough, MA, Juror: Hilary Zelson

TREE MEMORIES, Southborough Library, Main Street, Southborough, MA


Holiday Show, Project B Gallery,  The Mill Contemporary Art
Curated by Sorin Bica

New Terrain, Encaustic paintings by Lois Arthur, Karma Kitaj, and Catherine Weber, Brookline Bank, West Roxbury, MA

Art on the Trails: Marking Territory, Beals Preserve, Southborough, MA, Juror: Shana Dumont Garr

Still: Encaustic Paintings by Lois Arthur, Claire Ryan-Robertson & Catherine M. Weber, Holzwasser Gallery, New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newton, MA


Annex Member Group Show, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston
Space Invaders, International exhibition juried by Samuel Rowlett, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston
Tree Memories, Redux, Nourish Cafe, Release Wellbeing Center 
Lucent Fruit, Theracopia Wellness Center


SHIFTS: Approaching Encaustic from All Angles, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, Juror: Ben Shattuck, Lead Curator at Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport, MA.
Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods, Beals Preserve, Southborough, MA, Juror: Mary Tinti
Lazy Summer, Springdale Barrel Room, Jack’s Abbey, Framingham, MA
three artists | three months, theracopia, Southborough, MA


Vision + Verse, The University of New England Art GalleryPortland, Maine, Juror/Curator: Anne Zill
Beneath the Surface, Saco Museum of Art, Saco, Maine, Juror: Ron Crusan, Dir. Ogunquit Museum of American Art


Contemporary Mosaics in Wax Solo Exhibition, Ashland Public Library, Ashland, MA
Tree Memories Solo Exhibition, Open Spirit Center, Framingham, MA


Transformation, Sharon Arts Center, NH
The Diptych Project II, Engine, Biddeford, ME
Tree Memories Solo Exhibition, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA
Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA
Lucent Fruit, Heart and Stone Gallery, Northborough, MA


Material Matters, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME
Encaustic: Luminosity in Wax, Gallery Seven, Maynard, MA
Community of Artists, Annual Juried Exhibition, Danforth Museum,
Framingham, MA  Juror: Danforth Museum Director Katherine French
RED, A Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2nd Anniversary: COTTON, Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA, Juried by Joanne Mattera (Jurors comments)


National Juried Exhibition, Encaustic Art Institute, New Mexico
Add Women and Stir, Library Arts Center, Newport, New Hampshire
lucent fruit series, Starbucks, Southborough, MA
12 x 12 show, Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA
Women’s Art Forum Show, Hopkinton Art Center
Show of Hearts, Post Road Art Center, Marlborough, MA


Chestnut Hill Farm Art Show and Sale, Southborough, MA
Member’s Show, Fountain Street Fine Art, Marlborough, MA


Heatstroke, Saco Museum, Juried by Katherine French, Director, Danforth Museum
Ancient Medium, N.E.W. Terrain, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA                    Juror: Craig Youngblood


In Flat Fields, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, ME Juror: Shawn Hill


Juried Show, Arts Center at Southborough
Juried Show, Clinton Arts Society, Third Prize



Layering: The Art and Experience of Hot Wax, April, 2021


Art on the Trails, Rising Up: Exhibition Catalog and Poetry Chapbook, Summer, 2020


Art on the Trails, Marking Territory: Exhibition Catalog and Poetry Chapbook, Summer, 2019


Art on the Trails:  Exhibition Catalog and Poetry Chapbook, Summer 2018


Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods Exhibition Catalog and Poetry Chapbook, Summer 2017


Vision and Verse Exhibition Catalog, Summer, 2016
Beneath the Surface Exhibition Catalog, Spring, 2016


Transformations Exhibition Catalog, Fall, 2014
The Art of Collaboration, Encaustic Art Magazine, Winter, 2014
Community of Artists Exhibition Catalog, Danforth Art Museum, Summer, 2014
The Diptych II Project Exhibition Catalog, Summer, 2014


Critical Mass.: “Cotton” at Fountain Street Fine ArtJoanne Mattera Art Blog Below the Surface blog, New England Wax
RED exhibition catalog. Curated by Adam and Marian Peck. A Gallery Press, Provincetown, MA, Spring, 2013


Founder and Program Director, Art on the Trails, 2017-2021


Encaustic Painting, New Arts Center, Newton, Massachusetts
Private and public encaustic and collage demos and classes including regional art guilds and centers
Artist marketing workshops at galleries and conferences including 2013 Int’l Encaustic Conference


New England Wax
Hopkinton Center for the Arts
Southborough Cultural Arts Council
International Encaustic Association
Women’s Caucus of Art

Grants and Awards

2017-2021 Southborough Community Fund Grant for Art on the Trails
2018-20201Massachusetts Cultural Council Grants for Art on the Trails program and film
3rd prize, Clinton Arts Society Juried Show 2006
1st prize, Worcester Magazine poetry contest 2005


BA, Emerson College, Communications Studies
MA, University of Massachusetts Critical and Creative Thinking
Massachusetts College of Art (course work in graphic design)