ATTLEBORO ARTS MUSEUM – 19th Annual Benefit Art Auction
Auction Ends: Nov 3, 2010 11:59 PM EDT

Mixed Media/Collage

Hummingbird Vibration

Item Number
Estimated Value
$1,000 USD
Opening Bid
$333 USD

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Item Description

In Hummingbird Vibration, I combined a printmaking technique with ink line drawing. 

 The hummingbird is a powerful symbol for many ancient cultures.  She is often associated with great beauty, freedom, creativity, joy and rainbows.


Nancy Aleo is an Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Studio Foundation Department at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.  She is President of the Board of Trustees of the Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and maintains a studio in the Boston area.  Ms Aleo earned her MFA and BFA degrees in ceramics and has focused on mixed media drawing and painting for over 20 years. In the spring 2010, Ms Aleo was an Artist-In-Residence at A.I.R. Vallauris in Vallauris, France.  Drawing and ceramic works created during her residency were exhibited in two locations, Galerie Aqui Siam Ben and Vallauris et au "Cabanon", Vallauris, France. A painting from her Sound Collection Series was included in the Sguardi Sonori 2008 exhibition in Napoli, Italy. Her mixed media drawings were also exhibited in the Northeast Prize Show 2008 at the Cambridge Art Association and at the New England BioLabs, Ipswich, MA. Ms Aleo is a past recipient of Painting Fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Program (1988) and the New England Foundation/National Endowment for the Arts (1994).  She was a grant recipient of the Berkshire Taconic Artist Resource Trust in 2000 and received a Faculty Development Fellowship from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2006.  

Item Special Note

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The artist retains all reproduction and copyrights.

Donated By:

Nancy Aleo