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Artist Richard Youngstrom


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Richard Youngstrom, Mosaic Artist
20 John A Andrew St
Jamaica plain, MA 02130
[email protected]       617-721-4240
www.RichardYoungstromMosaics.com 
I have produced approximately 250 mosaic art pieces including approximately 35 commissions and installations.
2016 recipient of a New England Foundation for the Arts grant for the Latin Quarter Mosaic Project.
EDUCATION
Master of Science Degrees in Environmental Health Sciences,  Northeastern University, and Industrial Hygiene, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Mosaic workshops and classes with nationally recognized artists: Eric Rattan, Lynne Chin, Kim Wozniak, Sue Giannotti, Sherri Warner Hunter, Carol Shelkin, Cynthia Fisher, Deb Aldo, Bonnie Fitzgerald, Andrea Taylor, Laura Rendlen, Kellie Knickerbocker,  Cathleen Newsham, Gila Rayberg.    2007 to 2017
EXPERIENCE
Retired since 2002 from engineering, public health and cancer prevention research positions including the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Former VISTA volunteer in NYC.  Last position held: Director of Occupational Health, Community-Based Research section, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Mosaic Art Instructor at Brookline Adult Education, Brookline, MA,  2011 to present.  Approximately (25) two to eight session classes.
Mosaic Workshop Instructor at venues including: my Jamaica Plain Studio, Somerville Museum, Boston Building Resource, River Gallery School, Brattleboro, VT, Mosaic Oasis, Arlington, MA, Artists Crossing, Boston, Michael Driscoll School, Brookline, MA, Happy Days Preschool, W. Roxbury, MA and City Year, Miami, FL  
Lead Instructor, Hyde Square Task Force youth project, building mosaic domino tabletops, 2016
Steering Committee Member, Jamaica Plain Artists Association,         2012 to present.
Consultant to Ground, Inc and the Friends of Peters Park for repair and maintenance of the Land Wave, a large outdoor mosaic installation in Boston’s South End,  2013 to present.
Member, Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) and the New England Mosaic Society (NEMS)
EXHIBITIONS
NEMS juried member show at Somerville Museum, 2018
NEMS juried member exhibition, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA, 2017.
JP Licks, two person show with artist [...]

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