ANDY VOLPE: ART & HISTORY

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         Art & Printing Demos, Lectures, Presentations, Exhibitions, Displays & Related Events

        - Arranged by Year


2022


Lecture on The Klein Collection of Prints, Museum of Printing MA (Fall)


Artwork “Rooster at OSV” for Old Sturbridge Village Member Art & Music Festival, Sturbridge MA (July)


Lecture / Presentation "Re-Engraving Paul Revere - Boston Massacre at 250" HistoryCamp Boston (August 13)


Lecture & Printing Demo of Paul Revere / Boston Massacre, Museum of Printing, Haverhill MA (March 5)

Printing Office of Edes & Gill Re-Locates to Clough House / Unity St. Boston MA (April)

(18th century) Printmaking & Art Display and Demo, Sudbury Fife & Drum Muster, Wayside Inn MA (September 24)

Printmaking & Art Display, Windham Textile Museum CT (January 22)

18th Century Engraving / Paul Revere Printing demo, Lafayette-Durfee House, Fall River MA (April 24)

Online/Zoom "Art of Armor" International Conference, Presentation "Depictions of Roman and Classical Arms & Armor in 16th Century Prints" for Matt Blazek History Live Northeast, Union ME (February 10-13) https://youtu.be/0qhRRvQG04c


2021


Appearance on ValleyCAST Virtual Art & Music Makers Festival https://youtu.be/JRwtYok-cw4

Lecture on the Klein Collection of Prints, Museum of Printing MA

Lecture / Presentation "Re-Engraving Paul Revere - Boston Massacre at 250" HistoryCamp Boston 

Online/Zoom Lecture on Printing History, Hopkinton Public Library (Oct. 2021)

Online/Zoom Lecture on Colonial New England Printing, Storrs Library, Longmeadow MA (2021)

Artwork / Archaeological Illustrations for Dr. William Short from "Icelanders of the Viking Age" re-published in "Men of Terror: A Comprehensive Analysis of Viking Combat" Westholme Publishing



2020


"ValleyCAST Artisans At The Mill" Online Interview,  https://youtu.be/oSmtAwOhrz0

Video on my Boston Massacre 250th Edition & Copper Plate engraving

For “The History List”

 https://youtu.be/VGGX6l06CTM

Printing my Boston Massacre 250th Replica during the 250th Anniversary

Printing Office of Edes & Gill, Faneuil Hall Boston

March 7


Printing Paul Revere (18th century Intaglio printing demos)

For “Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere” Exhibit

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester MA

March 1


2019


Nuremberg Chronicle Exhibit Opening Reception

Museum of Printing, Haverhill MA

December 7


17th Century Intaglio Printing demos

During 17th century Colonials Encampment

Mashantuck-Pequot Museum, Ledyard CT

September 20 & 21


17th Century Intaglio Printing demos

(17th Century Saturdays series)

House of the Seven Gables, Salem MA

July 6


“Free Fun Fridays” Open House (tours and gallery guide)

Sponsored by Highland Street Foundation

Museum of Printing, Haverhill MA

July 5


Featured Interview on “Be My Guest” TV/YouTube Show

Upton, MA

https://youtu.be/m0xqWz9wAxo , https://youtu.be/HSBKn3RnIJ4


17th - 18th Century Colonial Trades Fair & Market 

(sponsored by Ellis River Knife Works NH)

Cisco Brewers (formerly Red Hook Brewery)

Portsmouth NH

March 23 & 24


HistoryCamp (The History List) Conference

Boston MA

March 16


“Hot Metal Day” Typecasting demos and tours

Museum of Printing, Haverhill MA

March 2


Uxbridge Rotary silent auction (art donation)

Uxbridge MA

March 2


2018


Battlefield Archaeology Conference

Mashantuck-Pequot Museum, Ledyard CT

September 29


HistoryCamp (The History List) Conference

Boston MA

July 7


Movie showing and discussion on “The Post”
(Museum Staff / Gallery Guide)

Museum of Printing, Haverhill MA

June 30


17th - 18th Century Colonial Trades Fair & Market 

(sponsored by Ellis River Knife Works NH)

Cisco Brewers (formerly Red Hook Brewery)

Portsmouth NH

March 24 & 25


Medieval Art Lecture/Presentation, Whitney Place (Senior Center), Northbridge MA



2017


Gutenberg Lecture & Exhibit

Museum of Printing, Haverhill MA

December 2


Colonial Trades Fair (18th century Intaglio printmaking demos)

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

September 23 & 24


17th - 18th Century Colonial Trades Fair & Market (sponsored by Ellis River Knife Works NH)

Cisco Brewers (formerly Red Hook Brewery)

Portsmouth NH

March 25 & 26


Illustrations and diagrams of various historical helmets, swords, and pole-arms for "Game of Thrones and the Medieval Art of War" by Dr. Kenneth Mondschein, McFarland Press 2017.


2016


Colonial Trades Fair (18th century Intaglio printmaking demos)

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

September 10 & 11


17th Century Colonial Trades Fair (Intaglio printmaking 1630s demos)

Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth MA

October 1 & 2


Uxbridge Rotary Silent Auction (artwork donated)

Uxbridge MA

April 9


HistoryCamp (The History List) Conference

Boston MA

March 26


“The Art of Printmaking” group show

Spalding Aldrich Heritage Gallery, Whitinsville MA

January - March


ARISIA Convention Art Show

Westin Hotel Boston 

January


2015


Colonial Trades Fair (18th century Intaglio printmaking)

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

September


17th Century Colonial Trades Fair (Intaglio printmaking 1630s)

Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth MA

October


Grafton Country Store, Grafton MA

Artwork Display & Sale

March 15


Artwork submitted to Monson Art Council for Art Show, Monson MA


Artwork in Silent Auction during Uxbridge Rotary Club Wine & Chocolate festival, Uxbridge, MA


North Shore Arts Council School Programs Preview Day, Beverly, MA

as Roman Legionary

Feb 3


ARISIA Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention Art Show

Westin Waterfront, South Boston, MA

(January; annual)



2014


Last Day of Higgins Armory Museum (Building is sold)

Dec 31


Art Studio, Whitinsville MA

Holiday Open Studio Day

Dec 13


Worcester State University, Worcester MA

Artwork display/sale during Holiday Fair

Dec 11


Printing Office of Edes & Gill, Boston

Printing demonstrations

October 3, 24


Office of Dr Polasky DDS, North Grafton MA

Artwork on display

3 month rotation, Sept - Dec.


Printing Office of Edes & Gill Boston

Printing Demonstrations

Sept 12, 19, 26


Worcester Revolution 1774 commemoration, Worcester MA

Revere Prints coloring demo, The Oaks Mansion (DAR Chapter T. Bigelow)

Sept 7


Museum of Printing, North Andover MA

Open House Printmaking Day, Intaglio Printing Demonstrations

Annual, June 15


Printing Office of Edes & Gill, Boston MA

Print Coloring demonstrations

(April 22, 23)


Museum of Printing, North Andover MA

Cleanup volunteer work

(March 22)


HistoryCamp Conference

Harriet Tubman House, Boston MA

Roman Legionary Presentation

(March 8)


Uxbridge Rotary Club, Uxbridge MA

Wine and Chocolate Auction at Blissful Meadows Country Club, Uxbridge MA

Artwork donated "Ship and Lighthouse" hand-colored engravings, sold at Auction

(March 1)


Cpt. Timothy Bigelow Chapter, DAR, Worcester MA (Paine mansion "The Oaks")

18th century Printing Arts lecture and demonstration, featuring Paul Revere's "The Boston Massacre" engraving

(Feb. 9)


Printing Office of Edes and Gill (Bostongazette.org), North End Boston, MA

(various days and weekends; Shop is open April - Oct each year)

18th century Printing Arts demos, print hand-coloring demos


ARISIA Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention Art Show

Westin Waterfront, South Boston, MA

(January; annual)


2013


America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration, Living History Park

Brewster Park, Plymouth MA

Colonial American 17-18th centuries Printing Arts Display

(Nov. 24 (Cancelled due to weather))


Bancroft School, Worcester MA

"Meet the Artists" day

Medieval Artist Display

(Oct. 12)


V Organic Cafe, Upton MA

Medieval Artist Display/Demo

- also included artwork on display for sale

(April 14; Artwork up April - July)


Amazing Things! Arts Center, Framingham MA

Annual Juried Art Show

(May - July)


ARISIA Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention Art Show

Westin Waterfront, South Boston, MA

(January; annual)

Illustration for author Erin Throne, short story "Jarred Expectations" Spring 2013, featured in "Losers and Their Friends".


2012


Uxbridge Rotary Club 

Wine & Chocolate Tasting and Auction at Blissful Meadows Country Club, Uxbridge MA

Artwork Donated for Auction (did not sell)

(Feb 11)


Northbridge Home & Business Expo

Northbridge High School, Northbridge MA

Artwork Display / Sale

(March 3)


Museum of Printing, North Andover MA

Intaglio Printing Demo, Museum Open House

(March 25)

Intaglio Printing Demo, Annual Museum Open House / Printing Arts Fair

(Annually on Father's Day, June)

Appearance as "Gutenberg" for Rochester Inst. of Technology awards reception (Issiah Thomas Award) 

(Sept. 2012)


Whitinsville Wellness Center & Spa, Whitinsville MA

Artwork on display / for sale

(Currently since July 2012)


Printing Office of Edes and Gill, North End Boston, MA

18th Century Colonial American Printing Arts demos

(various days, September, October)


Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

Medieval Artist Display / Demo (including visitor participation) supporting a Medieval Tapestry exhibit

(November 10, 11)


Westboro, MA

Private Art Tutor

(Nov 2010 - Nov 2012)


stART at the Station Holiday Edition

Union Station, Worcester MA

Artwork Display / Sale

(Dec 8)


2011


ARISIA Sci-Fi & Fantasy Convention at Westin Waterfront, South Boston MA

Art Show

(January)


Holden Senior Center, Holden MA

Medieval / Renaissance Artist Lecture and Demo

(Feb 7)


Bella Luce Art Cafe, Whitinsville MA

Art Display / Open Studio, Open House

(March 23)


Grafton Municipal Center, Grafton MA

Grafton Fine Arts & Music Festival

(March)


Museum of Printing, North Andover MA

[Medieval] Intaglio Printing Demo, Annual Open House / Printing Arts Fair

(annually, June)


Winslowshire Renaissance Faire at Winslow Farm, Norton MA

Medieval Artist Display / Art Sale

(June)


Abbadia Mare Festival aka "Abbey By the Sea" at Hammond Castle Museum, Gloucester MA

Medieval Artist Display / Art Sale

(July)


Medieval German Festival aka "Phoenix Faire" at Ye Old Commons, Charlton MA

Medieval Artist Display / Art Sale

(August)


Blackstone Valley Starlight Heritage Festival (Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce)

Riverdale Mill, Northbridge MA

Art display and sale

(October)


Franklin Pierce University, Rindge NH

Medieval / Renaissance Artist Lecture and Demo

(November)


Museum of Printing, North Andover MA

Intaglio Printing Demo, Artwork display

(Nov 12)


Amazing Things! Arts Center, Framingham MA

Amazing Holiday Crafts & Fine Arts Bazaar

(December)


2010


Illustrations and Reconstruction Artwork for Dr. William R. Short for his book  "Icelanders in the Viking Age: The People of the Sagas", published by McFarland and Co.  Artwork consisted of pen and ink line drawings, diagrams, layouts and conception/reconstruction of Viking/Norse artifacts and items.

(Some illustrations re-published in "Men of Terror" 2022)


ARISIA Convention at Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge MA

Art Show

(annual, January)


Grafton Municipal Center, Grafton MA

Grafton Fine Arts & Music Festival

(May)


Massachusetts Audubon Society "For The Birds" Art Exhibit (in collaboration with

Mass. Aud. Museum of American Bird Art (Formerly, Visual Arts Center) in Canton MA,

held at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA

Artwork ("Great Gray Owl", pencil drawing) Donation

(May)


Winslowshire Renaissance Faire at Winslow Farm, Norton MA

Medieval Artist Display / Art Sale

(June)


Museum of Printing, North Andover MA

Medieval Intaglio Printing Demo, Museum Open House / Printing Arts Fair

(annually, Father's Day / June)


stART on the Street along Park Avenue, Worcester MA

Art Festival

(September)


Bella Luce Art Cafe, Whitinsville MA

Linocut Cutting and Printing Demo

(September)


Blackstone Valley Starlight Heritage Festival (Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce)

Riverdale Mill, Northbridge MA

(October)


St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, Woonsocket RI

Winter Carnival Arts Festival

(Nov 27, 28)


Amazing Holiday Crafts & Fine Arts Bazaar

Amazing Things! Arts Center, Framingham MA

(December)


stART at the Station at Union Station, Worcester MA

Holiday Arts Fair

(December)


Westboro Gallery (member 2003-2010, gallery closed 2013) Westboro, MA

- Mother's Day Sale, Hopkinton Stone & Garden, Hopkinton MA (May)

- "Small Packages" Works in Small Format II, members show (Nov 2009 - Feb 2010)


2009


ARISIA Convention at Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge MA

Art Show

(annually, January)


Westboro Gallery, Westboro MA at Tatnuck Booksellers, Westboro MA

"Medieval Art & Falconry" Lecture and Demonstration 

with guest presenter Larry Keating (formerly as Rulers of the Wind), March

with guest presenter Julie Collier of Wingmasters, August

- Part of my "New and Revived Work" solo artist show (ran Aug - Nov)


Winslowshire Renaissance Faire at Winslow Farm, Norton MA

Medieval Artist Display, Art Sale

(June)


stART on the Street along Park Ave, Worcester MA

Art Festival

(September)


Westboro Gallery, Westboro MA

Artwork entered in Arts in Common, Westboro Center

(October)


stART at the Station at Union Station, Worcester MA

Holiday Arts Festival

(December)


YouCubed Art Card invitation

Buisness Card Donation

Display at First Night Worcester, Worcester MA

(New Years Eve)


2008


ARISIA Convention at Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge MA

Art Show

(annually, January)


Westboro Gallery, Westboro MA

"Short Takes: Explorations in Small Format" member's show

(ran June - August)


stART on the Street Arts Festival along Park Avenue, Worcester MA

Swordplay Demonstrations with (formerly) Higgins Armory Sword Guild

(September)


stART at the Station at Union Station, Worcester MA

Holiday Arts Festival

(December)


Westboro Gallery, Westboro MA

10th Anniversary Retrospective Art show

(ran Nov - Dec)


Bookplate / Ex Libris "Dragon" Linocut, for Resa Nelson's "The Dragonslayer's Sword" novel release

Limited edition, hand-colored, printed 2007-08; Novels published by Mundania Press LLC


2007 - 2000


AlbaCon Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention, Albany NY 

Art Show 

(October 2006)


Westboro Gallery at Tatnuck Booksellers, Westboro, MA

Lecture and Demonstrations, "Medieval Art and Falconry" with guest Julie Collier of Wingmasters

part of "New and Revived Work" show at Westboro Gallery

(December 2006)


Massachusetts Audubon Society, Visual Arts Center, Canton MA (now Museum of American Bird Art)

Conference "Gathering of Artists Who Are Birders" aka G.A.B

(March 2006, '07, '08)


Westboro Gallery, Westboro MA

Member's Art Exhibition

(May  2005, June 2006)


Illustration "Rebecca's Hell", for a short story "Rebecca's Hell" by Resa Nelson

Published in Brutarian Quarterly (Issue #44)

(Spring 2005)


Italian American Cultural Center at the Our Lady of Mount Caramel Church Center, Worcester, MA

Featured Artist of the Month / Solo Art Show 

(ran March 2-25, 2005)


Westboro Gallery, Westboro MA

Lecture and Demonstrations, "Raptors and Art" with guest Julie Collier of Wingmasters

part of "Visions" Art show at Westboro Gallery

(October 2004)


Westboro Gallery

"Visions" solo art show / featured artist of the month

(ran September - November 2004)

- Also interviewed in MetroWest Daily News, and other Media

Artist Demonstrations during "Village Stroll" events (November 2004, 2005)

7th Annual Member's Show (June 2004 - August 2005) 


EcoTarium, Worcester MA

"Raptors in Art" 'Drop In' family Drawing Session

Part of their "Hunters of the Sky" Exhibit

(October 2004)


Fear No Art Gallery (formerly Highland Artist Group)

Artwork on display and for sale at Chevalier Furniture, Worcester MA

(2003) - Member of H.A.G from August 2000 - May 2003)


Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester MA

Medieval / Renaissance Drawing Workshop (arms and armor still-life) during a

Children's Summer Camp week including a brief slide-lecture of Art History

and period techniques using period media

(August 2002)


Lancaster Memorial Center / Accelerated Elementary School, Lancaster MA

3-Day Visiting Artist Workshop, for grades 3-4 art classes focusing on wildlife and drawing techniques

(2001, 2002)

- This led to a parents and kids drawing session as well.


Worcester Art Museum, Worcester MA

Art Teacher's Assistant, for school workshops and youth classes, studio workshops

(September 2000 - May 2002)


Southboro Art Center, Southboro MA

Annual Juried Art Show

(November - December 2002)


Blackstone River Art Gallery, Woonsocket RI

Member / Artwork on display

(Fall 2001 - Spring 2002)


Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Grafton MA

Artwork provided for Grand Opening and Dedication Ceremony for the Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building

(aka the Wildlife Clinic)

(April 23, 2001)


Worcester Art Museum, Higgins Education Wing, Worcester MA

Annual Student Art Show (2001, 2002)

- "Screech Owl" non-toxic lithograph featured in Museum and Telegram and Gazette Newspaper advertisements for classes

(2001-2002)


UMass Memorial Health Care, at The White Cliffs, Northboro MA

Auction and Art Show for the Domestic Violence Prevention Dinner / Dance

with formerly Highland Artists Group, Worcester

(April 14, 2001)

l'Atelier de Christine (Christine O'Brien art instruction), Southbridge MA

Teacher's Assistant for summer youth art classes (aged 6-10) and an Adult open studio

(June - August 2000)


8th Annual Festival of the Trees (Junior League of Worcester) at Tuckerman Hall, Worcester MA

"Meet the Artist" working demonstrations and art display

(November 2000)


Highland Artists Group, Worcester MA

City Beautification Projects at several locations (Footbridge at Belmont Street Community School;

The Boynton Restaurant on Highland St; Variety Store on Belmont St)

(Summer and Fall 2000)


Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State University, Westfield MA

Annual Student Art Shows (1997 - 2000)

Senior Thesis Art Show (Spring 2000)


2000 and earlier, Miscellaneous


l'Atelier de Christine, Southbridge MA

Annual Student Art Show at Quinnebaug Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities, Southbridge MA

2001 - Instructor's Award for "Coming Ashore" pencil, ink, wash drawing

2000 - Instructor's Award for "Soon Son, This Will All Be Yours" pencil drawing

1999 - Instructor's Award for "Bald Eagle" pencil drawing


Capen Hill Nature Sanctuary, Charlton MA

"Wild and Wonderful" Wildlife Art SHow

2000 - 3rd Place in Pastels/Drawings for "The Eyes Have It" I, ebony and colored pencil drawing

1999 - Honorable Mention in Drawing/Print for "Bald Eagle" pencil drawing


Student Art Gallery, Ely Campus Center, Westfield State College, Westfield MA

Solo Art Show (Fall 1997)


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A.P.Volpe 2000-2022