DAVID A. LANG

 

38 East Plain Street  Š  Wayland, MA  01778  Š   (508) 265-3743 

langstudios@verizon.net   Š  www.davidlangstudios.com  Š  www.davidlangstudiosblogspot.com

 

                                                                                               

date of birth:  July 12, 1941

Education

    

                 

                  Fairfield University, fairfield, CT

                  BS Biology, 1964

                 

                  Paier School of Art, Hamden, CT

Concurrent studies in art with studies at Fairfield, 1963-1964

 

                  Massachusetts General Hospital - School of medical illustration, Boston, MA

                  Certified Medical Illustrator, 1967

 

 

Professional Experience

     

 

Harvard University, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, MA 

Founder and Head, Department of Scientific Illustration and Graphic Arts, 1965-1972

 

Middlesex School, Concord, MA

Chairman, Art Department, 1972-2003

Director, Cornelius Ayer Wood Gallery

Artist in Residence

 

Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

Founding Member, 1976-1978

 

Independent Schools Art Instructors Association (ISAIA)

President, 1978-1982

 

Art Association of New England Preparatory Schools (AANEPS)

President, 1984-1988

 

Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

Instructor, Figure and Anatomy Drawing, 1985-1986

 

Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Instructor, Figure and Anatomy Drawing, 1985-1986

Instructor, Gas Welded Sculpture, 1987

 

Phoenix Country Day School, Phoenix, AZ

Inter-semester Artist in Residence, 1988 and 1989

 

David A. Lang Vermont Watercolor Workshops at Keewayden, Salisbury, VT

Founder and Instructor, 1989-1994

 

 

      HANSCOM AERO CLUB,  BEDFORD, MA

       Certified Flight Instructor, Ground School Instructor, 1982 - 2004

 

       DANA HALL SCHOOL, WELLESLEY, MA

       Art Instructor, January 2011- June 2011, Applied Science and Engineering, Senior Project Mentor 2012

 

 

 

 

 

David A. Lang     38 East Plain Street, Wayland, MA 01778    508 265-3743

 

Fellowships

 

Rhode Island School of Design

Honors Seminar for the Advancement of Art Education”, 1982

 

Summer Sabbatical Educational Grant, Middlesex School

To study art and architectural antiquities and to paint in Spain, France and Italy, 1986

 

A.R.T.  Fellowship (Artist Residuals and Talent )

Full year salary and benefits Arts Grant, 1987-1988

 

Summer Sabbatical Educational Grant, Middlesex School

To study art and architectural antiquities in Western Turkey, 1994

 

Summer Sabbatical Educational Grant, Middlesex School

To study art and architectural antiquities in Kyoto, Japan, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997

 

Doorty Fellowship, Kilfenora, Co. Clare Ireland

Invitational summer housing, meals, car and studio space, 1995 and 1996        

 

Summer Educational Grant, Middlesex School

“Fay Butler Metal Forming” Wheelwright, MA 1999

 

Summer Educational Grant, Middlesex School

 “North Clare Writer’s Workshop, Co. Clare, Ireland, 2000

 

2009 ARTIST'S VALENTINE GRANT

  "First Place Juried Competition"

 

2010 PUFFIN FOUNDATION GRANT

    " . . .continuing the dialogue between art and the lives of ordinary people"

 

 

Lectures/Interviews

 

Š       Feature article: Middlesex School Alumni Bulletin, Interview by John Tulp, 1977

Š       Frequent lectures, workshops, 1978-present

Š       Juror of exhibitions throughout New England for Concord, Wellesley, Needham, Gloucester Art Associations and others, 1978-present

Š       Live television interview with Betsy Moyer, Spotlight on Sculptor and Painter David A. Lang, 1986

Š       Feature article: Middlesex School Alumni Bulletin, “The Austin Healy Project,” 1994

Š       Feature article: The Middlesex Beat, “Portrait of an Artist,” 2001

Š       Feature article: ArtScope Magazine, “Review of Director’s Choice - David Lang Kinetic Sculpture at the            Danforth,” July 2008

Š       Feature article: Metro West Daily News, and affiliated New England newspapers  Review of Kinetic Sculpture by Chris Bergeron

Š       Wellesley Cable TV, "Unexpected Unlikelihoods, an in depth Interview with David A. Lang", Kinetic Sculpture

Š       Metro West Daily News, 2010 Danforth Museum Show  Review of Kinetic Sculpture by Chris Bergeron

Š       ArtScope Magazine, “Review of Director’s Choice - David Lang, Kinetic Sculpture at the Danforth,” July 2010

Š       Boston Museum of Fine Arts,  Kinetic Sculpture Workshops, September, 2012

 

 

 

David A. Lang     38 East Plain Street, Wayland, MA 01778    508 265-3743

 

     Publications

 

      “IKON” - Middlesex School Literary and Arts Publication

Editor, Concord, MA, 1994-2003

 

Departures “New Series” Volumes 2 and 3, Cover paintings for literary publication

Co. Clare, Ireland, 1997 and 1998

 

“Gaelic Roots” CD cover

Boston College Irish Studies Program, 1998

 

Forget Me Not” CD cover, Boston College Irish Studies Program, 2005

 

Exhibitions

 

2012              Carney Gallery, Regis College, Weston, MA, "Upon further consideration"

2012              South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA," Blue Ribbon" (award recipient)

2012              UMASS Lowell, Lowell, MA, 20th Anniversary Show, BSG

2012              Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham, MA, "The Importance of Play"

2012              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA, "In Gentler Times",

            Oral Histories from Western Ireland, solo exhibition

2012              Watch City Festival, Waltham, MA, Kinetic Sculpture

       2012             Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA “Director’s Choice” (juried)     

2011              Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA, (solo) January - February 2011

                              "OK, NOW WHAT?" Inventions, Contraptions and Flights of Fancy

2011              Concord Art Association,  Juried Members I Show

2011              First Parish of Wayland, MA  "In Between"  Large Format Portrait Photographs

2011              South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, "What Tells a Story",

2011              Cambridge Art Association, University Place, Harvard University, "Award Show"

       2011             Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA “Director’s Choice” (juried)

2011              Fountain Street Gallery, Framingham, MA, "Industrial Strength" (juried)

2011              South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, Members Juried show

2011              BOSTON SCULPTORS GALLERY, Boston, MA, Members Summer Group Show, "Strands"

2011              BOSTON SCULPTORS GALLERY, Boston, MA, Solo Exhibition

2010              Concord Art Association, Member Juried I, Kinetic Sculpture (juried)

2010              Clark University, Worcester, MA, "Alchemy: Art and Science"  (juried)

2010              Cambridge Art Association, "Blue Show" "Outstanding 3-D Award" *

2010              South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, "Score"  (juried) Honorable Mention *

       2010             Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA “Director’s Choice” (juried)

2010              Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA, "Seeing Double" National Juried Show

2010              Lynn Arts, Inc, Lynn, MA  The Portrait Show,  juried

2010              Salem Arts Association, Salem MA,  "Eye-Fool" (juried) (Adjunct Show with the

       2010             Concord Art Association, Concord, MA juried, "Roddy Competition for Sculpture Award" *

2010              UMASS, Worcester, MA  "In Between", (juried)

2010              The Harbor Gallery, UMass, Boston, "Art Organic", invitational

2010              EpiCenter, Boston, MA, "Artists for Humanity" Mass Recycle Award Ceremony

2010              Invitational, Attleboro Arts Museum, "Carry On" based on Tim O'Brien's book:

2010              Cambridge Art Association, "Blue Show" "Outstanding 3-D Award" *

2010              Attleboro Arts Museum, Annual Member's Show

2010              Boston Sculptors Gallery, "Sculpture Scoop" Members Show

2010              South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, "Score"  (juried) Honorable Mention *

       2010             Concord Art Association, Concord, MA juried, "Roddy Competition for Sculpture Award" *

2010              Cambridge Art Association, "Blue Show" "Outstanding 3-D Award" *

2009              Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA “Director’s Choice” (juried)

2009              Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA “The Perfect Fit”, (juried)

2009              Atlantic Works Gallery, The Biennial Project, "Best of Show" *

 

David A. Lang     38 East Plain Street, Wayland, MA 01778    508 265-3743

 

 

EXHIBITIONS (continued)

 

2009              Lynn Arts, Inc " War and Peace: Images of Conflict and Resolution in the 21st Century

2009              Cambridge Art Association, “Red” Exhibit, Cambridge, MA (juried)

2009              Watertown Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA, Members Show (juried)

2009              Dana Hall Art Gallery, Wellesley, MA, Kinetic Sculpture, Solo Invitational Exhibition

2009              Spellman Philatelic Museum, Weston, MA, Invitational Guest Exhibitor and Speaker

2009              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“Best in Show” Photography) (juried) *

2009              Lynn Arts, Inc. " War and Peace: Images of Conflict and Resolution in the 21st Century

2008                      Cambridge Art Association, "North East Prize Show" (juried)

2009                      2009  Cambridge Art Association, "North East Prize Show" (juried)

2008              The Natick Collection, Natick, MA “The Chair Project II” (sculpture)

2008              Peabody-Essex Museum, Essex, MA)

2008                      Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA “Off the Wall” (juried)

2010                      Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“Best in Show” Photography) (juried) *

2008              Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP, Boston, MA annual art exhibition

2008              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“Best in Show” kinetic sculpture) (juried)*

2008              Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA “The Director’s Choice” (juried)

2008              Salem Arts Association, Salem MA,  “Celebrations”, with Essex Peabody Museum (juried)

       2008             Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“Best in Show” kinetic sculpture) (juried) *

                                    (Frances N. Roddy Open Competition  Sept – Oct 2008)

2008              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“Best in Show” kinetic sculpture) (juried)*

2007              Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP, Boston, MA annual art exhibition

2007              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“First Prize”, Painting) (juried) *

2007              Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton MA “Circum-stances” (kinetic sculpture)

2007              Natick Artist Open Studio, NAOS, Natick, MA “The Chair Project” (painting)

2007              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“First Prize”, Painting) (juried) *

2006              Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP, Boston, MA, annual art exhibition

2006              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (juried)

2006              Worcester Jewish Community Center, “The Narrative Watercolor” (invitational)

2002              Cornelius Ayer Wood Gallery, Middlesex School, Concord, MA

1999              Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA (juried)             

1994              Greenwich Art Council, Greenwich, CT (invitational with guest artist Victor Borge)

1994              Moses-Kent House Museum, Exeter, NH (outdoor sculpture, invitational)

1992              Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (juried)   

1989              Cornelius Ayer Wood Gallery, Middlesex School, Concord, MA (one-man show)

                        “Spirits, Souls & Silent Voices” (two-person show)                                  

1987              Groton School, Brodigan Gallery, Groton, MA (one-man show)

1986              Middlesex School, Concord, MA (faculty show)                                          

1984              Bentley College, Waltham, MA (two-man show)

1979-present    Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA – long-term sculpture installation (juried)              

1979              Middlesex School, Concord, MA “Double Exposure” (one-man show, recent paintings)**

1979              Concord Art Assn, Concord, MA (“First Prize”, photography) (juried)*

                              "Best of Show Award" Sculpture (juried) *

1979              Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA “Double Exposure” (recent sculpture)**

1979              Sudbury Art Assn, Sudbury, MA (“Best in Show”, painting) (juried)*

1979              Concord Art Assn, Concord, MA "Best of Show Award" Sculpture *

1978              Boston Musica Viva, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA (guest artist with John Cage)

1977              Bundy Art Gallery, Waitsfield, VT (retrospective sculpture, painting, one-man show)                   

1976              Boston Musica Viva, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA (guest artist)       

1976              Saks Fifth Avenue Store, Prudential Center, Boston, MA (new sculpture, juried)

1975              Boston City Hall, Boston, MA (BVAU - Boston Visual Artists Union) (juried)   

1975              Babson College, Wellesley, MA (invitational)                                               

1974              Boston City Hall, Boston, MA “Quadriga” (four-man show)                          

1974              Babson College, Wellesley, MA (one-man show, invitational)                          

1974              Lieutenant Governor’s Office, the State House, Boston, MA (invitational)         

1973              Brockton Art Center, Brockton, MA (one-man show) (invitational)                                         

1972              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (one-man show)                              

1972              Boston Center for the Arts (juried)

 

 

 

David A. Lang     38 East Plain Street, Wayland, MA 01778    508 265-3743

 

 

EXHIBITIONS (continued)

 

1972              DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA (invitational)                                          

1971              DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA (invitational)                                                                  

1971              Lever House, Sculptors Guild, New York City (invitational)                          

1971              Boston City Hall (invitational)                                          

1971              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (juried)                                          

1970              DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, Monumental Outdoor Sculpture                                                   

 

 

 

Awards

 

 

2012              South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA,"Blue Ribbon" (award recipient)

2010                Cambridge Art Association, "Blue Show" "Outstanding 3-D Award" *

2010                Concord Art Association, Concord, MA juried, "Roddy Competition for Sculpture Award" *

2010                South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, "Score"  (juried) Honorable Mention *

2009                Lynn Arts, Inc " War and Peace: Images of Conflict and Resolution in the 21st Century

                              "Best of Show Award" Sculpture (juried) *

2009              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“Best in Show” Photography) (juried) *

2008                Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“Best in Show” kinetic sculpture) (juried)*

2007              Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (“First Prize”, Painting) (juried) *

1979              Sudbury Art Assn, Sudbury, MA (“Best in Show”, painting) (juried)*

1979                 Concord Art Assn, Concord, MA (“First Prize”, photography) (juried)*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

 

2014              UNH, Durham, NH

2014              Duxbury Art Museum Complex, Duxbury, MA

2014              Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA