Abelardo Morell Catalogue
Abelardo Morell
Biography
1948
Born in Havana, Cuba.
1962
Immigrated to the United States with his parents.
1977
Received a BA from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine.
1981
Received an MFA in Photography from the Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.
1992
Received a Cintas Foundation Fellowship.
1993
Received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship.
1994
New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowship.
1995
Artist-in-Residence, The Boston Athenaeum.
St. Botolph's Club Foundation Award.
1997
Artist-in-Residence, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts.
Received an honorary doctorate from Bowdoin College.
2000
Acadia Summer Art Program/Kippy Camp, Bar Harbor, Maine.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation residence, Umbertide, Italy.
2004
Eelected to the Board of Overseers, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
2006
Received a Rappaport Prize from the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts.
2006-2007
Princeton University, Visting Professor in the Council of Humanities and Class of 1932 Fellow in the Visual Arts, Princeton, New Jersey.
2008
Presently works as a Professor of Art at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Massachusetts.
Alturas Foundation Artist in Residence, Texas.
2008-2009
Happy and Bob Doran Artist-in-Residence, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.
2009
Received an Alturas Foundation Grant.
2011
2011 Infinity Award Winner (Art). 27th Annual Infinity Awards. International Center of Photography, New York, New York. May 10, 2011.
Currently
Lives in Brookline, MA, with his wife Lisa McElaney, a filmmaker, and his children.
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