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Biography

​Steven Cabral is a Boston-based painter and has shown his work in several group exhibitions in the greater Boston and New York City areas. He is a member of the Vernon Street artists’ community in Somerville, Massachusetts. Steven holds a BFA in painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and an MFA from Lesley University College of Art and Design. He currently lives and works in Somerville.

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Born 1978, Cambridge, MA
Lives and works in Somerville, MA

Education:
MFA, Painting, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA 
BFA, Painting, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Upcoming Exhibitions: 
MFA Thesis:An Unpredictable Time & Place, MASSMoCA, North Adam, MA (July, 2021)
Solo Show at the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, Rochester, NH (October, 2021)

Selected Exhibitions:​
2021
Kinship: The Inspiration of Artistic Connection, Poughkeepsie, NY 

2020
Repeat as Needed, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA 
Raw, MFA Exhibition Online, University of Montana, MT

2018 
Seeking Balance, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA (Solo)
The Depth of Stillness, Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA​ (Solo)
Pushing Forward, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
W-Intermission, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Forms of Expression: Geometric Abstraction in Boston Today, Curator: David Guerra, The Yard, Boston, MA
Fay Chandler EMERGING Art Exhibition 2018, Boston, MA
Space Invaders, Juried by Samuel Rowlett, Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery, Boston, MA (Catalog)
Chain Reaction, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Entangle, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
At The Edge: A Shifting, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI

2017 
Sense of Place, Castle Hill Gallery, Juried by Patricia Miranda, Truro, MA ​
Depth Perception, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Curators: Cherie Mittenthal and Joanne Mattera, Dennis, MA (Catalog)
Creative Crossroads, Curator: Debra Olin, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

2016  
New England Collective VII Juried Show, Juried by Julie Burros, Galatea Fine Arts, Boston, MA
You Think It’s _____, but It’s Really ______., Midway Gallery, Boston, MA​
MELT, Brickbottom Gallery, Curated by Debra Olin, Somerville, MA
Boston Biennial 4, Atlantic Works Gallery, East Boston, MA

2015 
Images of Grief and Healing, Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA (Catalog)
InSight Exhibition, Lunder Arts Center, Juried by Randi Hopkins, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Private Collection:  
Capital One
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Bibliography:​
Kingston Gallery, Exhibition Review: Repeat as Needed, August 2020
Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery, "Space Invader" exhibition catalog, Juried by Samuel Rowlett, January 3rd -28, 2018
Cape Code Museum of Art, "Depth Perception exhibition catalog", Published by: Joanne Mattera, Karen Freedman
Chandler Gallery, "Images of Grief & Healing exhibition catalog"
Kingston Gallery, A Studio Visit with Steven Cabral, January 2019
Improper Bostonian, Pushing Forward, January 2019
Kingston Gallery, Steven Cabral: Seeking Balance,  September 2018
ZealNYC, Art Break: Chain Reactions’ at The Painting Center; Delacroix at the Met; Celebrating Next Wave Festival at BAM, July 2018
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Celebrating Local Art with the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, May 2018
Galatea Fine Art, Getting out a Blow Torch was Cabral's Next Step, by Barbara Lindstrom and Frank Capezzera January 2018   
ProWax Journal, Issue 16, April/June 2017 <prowaxjournal2.blogspot.com/2017/03/editors-choice-what-were-seeing-liking.html>
Duende Literary,  Issue 3, October 2015 <http://www.duendeliterary.org/steven-j-cabral>
SFMOMA on the go, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 2015 

Curatorial Projects:
What Do You Build Me Up?, Lesley University, Vandernoot Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2019
Vernon Street Artists, Old Schwamb Mill, Arlington, MA, 2019

Awards/Grants/Residency:
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2018
Visual Arts Fellowship Grant, Somerville Arts Council, 2018
The Artists and Craftsman Supply Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 2008