colby-sawyer faculty

Mary Mead

Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts
(603) 526-3662 |

Joined faculty in 2009. B.S. Fine Arts University of Wisconsin/Madison M.F.A. Tufts University/Boston Museum School. Mead has exhibited her work in sculpture and printmaking since 1989 throughout New England including galleries in Boston, at Dartmouth College, the DeCordova Museum and the Chesterwood Museum among many others. Her work is in numerous private and public collections. In 2001 Mead became a charter member of the Two Rivers Printmaking Studio in White River Jct, Vt., where she was developed her interest and broad skill in multiple printmaking processes.

In her teaching Mead is especially interested in supporting students in their effort to work comfortably across artistic disciplines, whether integrating sculpture and drawing, or printmaking and photography. |

Areas of Expertise

  • printmaking
  • drawing
  • sculpture
  • painting
  • exhibitions

Recent Presentations / Publications

2009- 2012 selected exhibitions

Boston Printmakers Society, Boston, Mass.
From Plate to Palette
NKGallery, Boston, Mass.
National Juried Exhibition 2012


Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Mass. Anything But Paper Prayers
Marian Mugar Graves Gallery, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, N.H.
Faculty Exhibition
The Paul Mellon Arts Center, The Choate School, Wallingford, Conn.
Art of the Unique Print
Belmont Media Center, Belmont, Mass.
MGNE Exhibition
Zullo Gallery, Medfield, Mass.


  • B.S., Fine Arts with Honors and an emphasis in Sculpture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.F.A., emphasis in Sculpture, Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts