N. Alastair Dacey

The Button Factory
Portsmouth, NH

Curriculum Vitae

Training and Relevant Studies

2005 - Cecil Studios, Florence, Italy.

2000 - The Ingbretson Studios of Drawing and Painting, Manchester, NH

1998 - Painting Major, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1998 - Private study of drawing and painting with Stefan Lennard, London, U.K.

1997 - National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Kenya

Teaching, Relevant Collaborations and Experiences

2014- Taught outdoor figure painting workshops, Ogunquit School of Art, Ogunquit ME

2008 - Paintings for set designs, Gerry Holmes and the Teatro Santa Ana, San Miguel, Mexico

2008 - Cover illustration and design for Fata Morgana, San Miguel, Mexico

2007 - Guest teacher, portrait painting workshops at the Coppini Academy of Fine Art, TX

2007 - Taught and organized drawing classes at the Button Factory, Portsmouth, NH

2007 - Travel to study painting collections in Ireland, England and Germany

2007 - Studio assistant to fine art painter Dennis Sheehan (part time), Manchester, NH

2006 -Two months copying works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

2005 - Pastel Portrait instructor, Cecil Studios, Florence, Italy

2002 - Instructor, summer drawing and painting classes, The Ingbretson Studios, Manchester, NH

Grants and Awards

2013 - Robert Douglas Hunter Award, The Boston Guild of Artists

2011 - Bronze Medal, New England Representational Painting Competition, The Guild of Boston Artists

2010 -Invited by First Lady Laura Bush to create works and a proposal for her official First Lady White House Portrait

2010 - Finalist, The Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition

2010 - Finalist, New England Representational Painting Competition, The Guild of Boston Artists

2010 - Best of Show, Westford Regional Art Show, MA

2007 - Stobart Foundation Grant recipient, The Stobart Foundation, MA

2003 - First Place “Excellence in Painting” award, “For Art’s Sake”, VT

Shows and Exhibitions

2013 - St. Botolph Club Biennial Show, Boston, MA

2013 - Memorial Bridge Show, Portsmouth Historical Society

2012 - Ruiz-Healy Art, San Antonio TX

2011 - The Guild of Boston Artists, New England Representational Painting Show

2010 - The Guild of Boston Artists,  New England Representational Painting Show

2010 - June 10th, group show, Stephen Score Gallery, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA

2010 - Featured portrait painter in the “Emerson Hospital Benefit Show”, Powers Gallery, MA

2010 - Westford Regional Art Show, MA

2009 - Seasonal Shows, Powers Gallery, MA

2008 - SPA Benefit Show, San Migual, Mexico

2008 - Group showing, AnArte, TX

2007 - Featured portrait painter in the ”School of Boston Artists Show”, Powers Gallery, MA

2007 - Show, “Historic Warner”, The Woodsum Art Gallery, NH

2007 - Featured Portrait Painter, The Woodsum Art Gallery, NH

2006 - Group Showing, Vermont Fine Art, VT

2005 - Group Showing, Essex Museum, MA