BIO

 

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­ Isabel lives and works in Boston, MA. She visualizes scientific research through immersive installations that utilize a range of media. Isabel is interested in the philosophy of science, the intersecting histories of art and science, and how both are implicated in conceptions of nature and current cultural responses to climate change.

 
 

Exhibitions & Public Artworks

2018 Space Invaders, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA, Juror, Samuel Rowlett
2017 Look Here, Factory Mark Gallery, Framingham, MA
2017 High Line/Low Line, commission for Gabriel Canal Project, Mountain Time Arts, Bozeman, MT
2017 Upstream, commissioned by Mountain Time Arts, Bozeman, MT
2017 SMFA Masters Thesis Exhibition, Cyclorama Center, Boston, MA
2017 Art on the Marquee, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA
2016 OverLoaded, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA
2016 MFA Thesis Screening, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2016 Thinking About Water, Waterworks Museum, Chestnut Hill, MA
2016 Transformnation, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA
2016 No One Can Tell Me Who I Am, Media Arts Gallery, Emerson College, Boston, MA
2016 Moveable Books Society Conference, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2016 Topographic, William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2016 Drawing Biennial, Atrium Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2016 Change/Time, William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2015 Peripersonal, Mission Hill Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2015 NX Vol. 1, William Hunt Morris Memorial Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2015 SMFA Art Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2015 Alumni Art Show, The University of Vermont Davis Center, Burlington, VT
2014 An Evening of Art and Music, Ecological Soc. of America Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA
2011 The Art of Networking, South End Arts & Business Association, Burlington, VT

Awards, Honors, Residencies

2018 Curators Choice Award, Space Invaders, Fountain Street Fine Arts Gallery, Boston, MA
          Juror, Samuel Rowlett
2018 Ars Bioarctica Residency, Finnish Bioart Society, University of Helsinki, Finland
2018 Artist in Residence, Skaftfell Center for Visual Arts, Iceland
2017-18 Graduate Environmental Research Fellow: “The Communicative Power of Contemporary Art”, Tufts Institute on the Environment, Tufts University, Medford, MA
2017 Graduate Student Travel Fund Recipient, Tufts University
2017 Dean’s Scholarship to attend Emerging Creatives A2RU Student Summit, Gainesville, FL
2016 Montague Travel Grant, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
2013 MLK Drum Major for Service Award, National Service Corps, AmeriCorps, Washington DC

Press

2017 “Expect to see More from these up-and-coming artists,” Cate McQuiad, The Boston Globe
2017 “Comm Creative announces Look Here as the Newest Factory Mark Gallery Exhibit” Business Wire
2017 Comm Creative web feature, “Meet Factory Mark Gallery’s Next Artist: Isabel Beavers”
2017 ABC Fox Montana News Feature on “Removers, Fixers”, Mountain Time Arts, Bozeman, MT
2017 Tufts Institute of the Environment Website Feature, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Lectures, Public Speaking, Presentations

2018 Artist Talk, PRACTICE SPACE, Somerville, MA
2018 Roundtable Host, Alewife Corridor Resilience Symposium: Collaboratively Framing Scenarios, Alewife, MA
2018 Curatorial Panel, Space Invaders, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA
2017 “The Communicative Power of Contemporary Art” TIE Fellowship Banquet, Tufts University, Medford, MA
2017 Guest Lecturer, Animation Department, Northeastern University,
2017 Lunch and Learn Lecturer, “Arctic Lab: An Artist's Trip to the North” , Tufts Institute on the Environment, Boston, MA

Work & Curatorial Experience

2017-18 Education Fellow, The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, MA
2017 Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow, Tufts Institute on the Environment/SMFA Dept of Drawing and Painting, Tufts University, Boston, MA
2017 Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow, Senior Thesis Program, Tufts University, Boston, MA
2017 Production Manager, Gabriel Canal, Mountain Time Arts, Bozeman MT
2017 Assistant Producer, WaterWorks, Mountain Time Arts, Bozeman, MT
2016 Curator, Topographic, Group Exhibition, MFA William Morris Hunt Memorial Library
2016 Graduate Colloquium Coordinator, Tufts University/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Drawing Department, Tufts University, Boston, MA
2016 Library Assistant, MFA William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Boston, MA
2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Visual and Critical Studies Department, Tufts University, Boston, MA
2014 AmeriCorps Volunteer Program Coordinator, Skagit Land Trust, Mount Vernon, WA

Education

2017 Tufts University, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA — MFA
         Tufts University, Boston, MA — Museum Studies Certificate
2014 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA — Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Studio Art
2011 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT — BS, Natural Resources – Resource Management