Cory Munro Shea is a working artist and arts administrator residing in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her artwork has appeared in several galleries in the New England area. Shea received her Masters in Art Administration from Boston University in May of 2016.
Administration | Shea is currently the Director of Maud Morgan Arts Center, located in Cambridge Massachusetts. "We envision a world where all people are enriched by the visual arts and inspired to explore their own creativity. Our classes, workshops and programs offer high-quality instruction to people of all ages, talents and income levels.
Children, teens, and established and emerging artists of all ages and all levels create, teach, exhibit, and collaborate at Maud Morgan Arts. All who value the visual arts — young and old, beginner and professional — can choose from a wide range of innovative and imaginative visual art classes and programs. Here, you can study with some of Boston’s finest professional artists in studios purposely designed for ceramics, printmaking, painting/drawing, and sculpture. You can attend life drawing sessions, workshops, film screenings, or rent a studio for independent work."
From 2011-2017 Shea was the Assistant Director of the Cambridge Art Association (CAA). Within this position Shea manages the daily operations of a non-profit visual arts organization. CAA includes 500+ members and produces over 25 gallery shows a year at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery, University Place Gallery as well as satellite locations.
In 2016 Shea coordinated CAA's first ever 'age' show, bringing together New England artists ages 18-30 open in all media. The exhibition was juried by Mary Tinti Curator at the Fitchburg Art Museum. The exhibition was featured in Artscope's January/February 2016 issue with the article titled. "A New Generation at CAA."
Fall of 2015 Shea co-curated two exhibitions at the Nave Gallery, Somerville Massachusetts, in November and December 2015 for emerging female artists. Reclamation I and Reclamation II (click here to see more information).
Exhibiting Artist | Shea participates regularly in exhibitions, please see CV for full list.