Caroline Tavelli-Abar is a Swiss American artist, who after years of travel exploring the United States moved to New York City, and later Vermont to continue exploring her creativity.


EDUCATION
The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture, New York, NY 1996-1998
Classical Sculpture School, La Scuola, Denver, CO 1995 
Bachelor of Arts, Norwich University, Northfield, VT 1991-1995 
Certificat de Maturité Federal, Switzerland 1985-1989

AWARDS 
Excellence in Sculpture, New York Studio School 1998 
Anonymous Award for Continued Scholarship, New York Studio School 1998 
Grant from Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, New York Studio School 1997

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2017
Quin-Town Center for Seniors, VT
2014
The Art House, Craftsbury VT
2013
PechaKucha Night @ Fleming Museum: Burlington, VT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
A conversation with postage stamps, Post Office: Rochester VT
2015
Hartness Library at VT Technical College, East Randolph, VT
2014
Black Krim Tavern, Randolph VT
The Art House, Craftsbury VT
The Trustee Room at Sterling College 
Craftsbury Community Care Center
2013
Black Krim Tavern: Randolph, VT
Setting Sail at 51 Main at the Bridge / Middlebury Arts Walk: Middlebury, VT
2012
Sailing Images @ Korongo Gallery: Randolph, VT
Enhancing Space Post Office 05767: Rochester, VT 
2010 
Taiko Drawings and the Compounding Power of Creativity: Burlington Taiko Dojo 
South End Art Hop, Burlington, VT
Solo Show: Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury, VT
2009
A Tribute to September 11th + 12 - Flynn Dog Gallery & Art Hop, Burlington, VT with contributions by Stuart Paton and Burlington Taiko
2008
OpFportunity Knocks: Judy Jensen’s Spontaneous Intermittent Gallery, Rochester, VT 
Enhancing Space Post Office 05767: Years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Rochester, VT 
Residency Drawing and Poem as Room: Vermont Studio Center: Johnson, VT
1992-95 
Thesis Shows: Years 1992 thru 1995 Norwich University / College Hall, Montpelier, VT 
1990 
Caroline: ASLEC: Association Sierroise Loisirs Et Culture, Sierre, Switzerland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Mail Art Hartness Library, East Randolph, VT
Art in the Café ~ Coop, Monteplier, VT
Photo Show in the Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
New London Hospital Group Show, New London, NH
Historical Society Group Show, Rochester, VT
6x6 Rochester, NY

2015
26th Annual Photography Show, The Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
PoemTown, Randolph VT

2014
The Intuitionists at The Drawing Center, New York City
ARTober Fest, Waterbury VT
25th Annual Photography Show at the Round Barn, Waitsfield, VT
Floral Seductions at the Chandler, Randolph, VT
6x6 at RoCo, Rochester, NY
Group Show at the Festival Gallery, Waitsfield, VT
Silent Auction Middlebury Arts Walk

2013
Art + Soul Event and Benefit for the ECHO Center, Burlington, VT
Yoga Conference - Yoga Inspired Art Show: Davis Center, Burlington, VT
Give Us Your Best: The Chandler Gallery, Randolph, VT
A Color Project: Online Photography Show

2012
Exposed Rachel Moore Curator, M. Pinchuk Renga Curator, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
Honors at Adirondack Coast Art Ways Project: Plattsburgh, NY
Ilsley Public Library: Fund raiser and show, Middlebury, VT
Hearts Aflame: The Rose Street Gallery, Burlington, VT 
Never Forget: Studio Place Art, Barre, VT

2010
Seven Days Art Hop Juried Show: the Soda Plant, Burlington, VT 
Autumn Exhibition - Local Color: ArtisTree, Woodstock, VT
Holiday Show: Studio Place Art, Barre, VT

2008
A V A Annual Holiday Show: Lebanon, NH
35th Annual Competition Masur Museum of Art: Monroe, LA
 
the big itty bitty: a festival of tiny art: Langdon Street Café, Montpelier, VT

2007
The Drawing Center: New Y ork, NY  
Included in their first on-line registry at www.drawingcenter.org
Award Show Art is Alive Festival: Burlington, VT
Art is Alive Festival: Burlington, VT
Art in the Windows: Burlington, VT Catalogue published by Kasini House.
First Fifty: Kasini House, Burlington, VT
the hush hush project: Brattleboro Museum & The Tinderbox, Brattleboro, VT 

2006
Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge Benefit Years 06, 07, 08: New York, NY
The Drawing Center: New York, NY Included in their off-line artist registry and viewing program.
Studio Place Art: Barre, VT

2005
Momenta: Two Rivers Printmaking Studio, White River Junction, VT Juror: Andrew Witkin, Director, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Silent Auction: AVA Gallery and Art Center, Lebanon, NH

2004
Twelfth Annual Juried Summer Exhibition: A V A Gallery, Lebanon, NH Juror: John Kemp Lee, Professor Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

2003 
Moretown Post Office: Moretown, VT

2002
25th Small Works Exhibition: Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY Juror: Barbara Millstein, Curator of Photography, Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Alumni Exhibition of the New York Studio School at Three Chelsea Galleries: 
Charles Cowles, Elizabeth Harris & Frederieke Taylor Galleries, New York, NY Curators: Karen Wilkin, critic, art historian, and Judd Tully, artist, writer, critic

2001
Beckoning Vision: The New York Studio School, New York, NY Curator: Karen Wilken. critic, art historian

1999
Salon Show of New York Artists: Brooklyn, NY 

1998
Hohenberg Competition: New York Studio School, NY 

1997
Eisner, Lee, Tavelli: New York Studio School, NY
Merit and Scholarship Competitions of 97 and 98: New York Studio School, NY 

1996
Small Works: New York Studio School Student Gallery, NY
Landscapes: New York Studio School Student Gallery, NY
 
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