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Abba Cudney was born and raised outside of Chicago, IL. She moved to New Hampshire in 2011 and earned her BFA in Painting and Printmaking at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. She currently resides in Providence, RI, and works and teaches at the Providence Art Club, one of the oldest art organizations in the country and the first club to be founded by both women and men. 

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 2015

New Hampshire Institute of Art- Manchester, NH                                                                                 

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Painting & Printmaking

Magna Cum Laude

·       “Outstanding Capstone Paper of the BFA Class of 2015”                                                    

2013

Firenze Arti-Visive- Florence, Italy                                                                                        

Training in painting and printmaking

Awards

·       “Outstanding Capstone Paper of the BFA Class of 2015”

 

Curatorial Projects

·        “2nd Annual Flock Gallery Pop-Up,” Flock Gallery, Manchester, NH- July 23-28, 2015

·       “Pressed,” Firenze Arti-Visive, Florence, Italy-December 7-12, 2013

 

Publication

·       Art New England, January 2018

·       Take Magazine, December 2017

·       Big Red & Shiny, August 2017

·       IRU Magazine, August 2016

·       New Hampshire Institute of Art Viewbook- 2013-2014, 2015-2016

·       Firenze Arti-Visive Viewbook- 2014

·       Ayris Magazine- 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

 

Public Projects

·      “Dupont Pool Project Mural,” Manchester NH, July 2016

 

Solo Exhibitions

·       Mott & Chace Sotheby's, Providence, RI, 2017

·       “Nostalgia,” BeanTowne Coffee House, Hampstead, NH- July 1st-29th, 2016

 

Two Person Exhibitions

·       “Providence Art Club Presents Abba Cudney and Rachele Romano at the Atrium Gallery", Providence, RI, September 2017-January 2018

·       “Inside-Out: An Exploration of Home", Verge Gallery, Manchester, NH, 2015

 

Group Exhibitions

2018

·       “Things I Have No Words For", Kelley Stelling Contemporary, Manchester, NH

2017

·       “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter”, Robert M. Larsen Gallery, Concord, NH

·       “Class and Staff Show”, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI

2016

.      "Class and Staff Show," Providence Art Club, Providence, RI

.      "One Big Holiday," Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH

·       “NOW: NHIA Alumni Exhibition,” French Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “On the Map”, 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH

·       “Verge & Ayris End of the Year Reception”, Verge Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “Cross-Pollination”, Studio 550, Manchester, NH

·       “4th Annual Juried Self-Portrait Exhibition”, Verge Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “14th Annual Minumental Exhibition,” French Gallery, Manchester, NH

2015

 ·       “Kaleidoscope,” Castle in the Clouds, Moultonbourough, NH

·       “2nd Annual Flock Gallery Pop-Up,” Flock Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “13th Annual Minumental Exhibition,” Amherst Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “Inside-Out: An Exploration of Home,” Verge Gallery, Manchester, NH

 2014

·       “New Visions, Voices, Views,” Castle in the Clouds, Moultonbourough, NH

·       “Flock Gallery Pop-Up,” Flock Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “Eye on Professional Artists,” Eye Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “12th Annual Minumental Exhibition,” Amherst Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial,” The Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA

·       “Reflections,” Student Center Gallery, Manchester, NH

·       “Celebrate the Arts,” Fox Valley Performing Arts Center, Dundee, IL

·       “Annual Student Show,” Amherst Gallery, Manchester, NH-May 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015