a b o u t 

 Barbara Chaisson is an award winning acrylic painter and  mixed media artist with an upbeat sense of color and design. She enjoys painting all things coastal from Kennebunkport to Cape Cod  - especially the sailing activity surrounding the Boston Harbor Islands. 

She received her formal training at Massachusetts College of Art & Design,

earning a B.F.A. degree in Design. She then spent many years as an art

director & designer in Boston's advertising industry. Her work won awards for clients including AT&T, American Express, Bose, Dunkin Brands, Gillette, IBM & McDonalds.

Her art direction and design background is evident throughout her paintings.

Her work is a balance of bold color harmonies paired with strong compositions.

s e l e c t   e x h i b i t i o n s

2021   Festival of the Arts - National Juried Exhibition - North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA

2021    "Spring Open" -  Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention - Cape Cod Art Center, Barnstable, MA

2021    "Festival of the Arts"- National Juried Exhibition - North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA   

2021    "DAA 48th Annual Winter Juried Show" - National Juried Exhibition - Duxbury Art Assoc.

2021   "Sound & Fury" - Juried Exhibition - South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

2020   "Tipping Point" -  National Juried Exhibition - South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

2020   "RED" Exhibit - North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA

2020   "COLOR" Exhibit - North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA

2019   Festival of the Arts - National Juried Exhibition-North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA 

2019   Focus on the Figures - National Juried Exhibition - North River Arts Society, Marshfield,MA

2018   Festival of the Arts - National Juried Exhibition- North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA

2014  "End of Summer Moods"- Paul Schulenburg/Barbara Chaisson - Owen Smith Shuman Gallery               - Groton, MA

2012  "Out of the Blue"Solo Show - Blackbird Gallery, Groton, MA

2011   South Shore Art Center Arts Festival - Nat'l Juried Exhibition -First Place Pastel - Cohasset, MA

2011  "For Pastels Only" - Nat'l Juried Exhibition - P.P.S.C.C., Cape Cod Cultural Center,                                    Yarmouth, MA  

2011   "It's Pastel"- National Juried Exhibition - Discover Portsmouth Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

2011  "Pastels Only"- National Juried Exhibition - Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunkport, ME

2011   "A Walk in the Arboretum" - Harvard University Hunnewell Gallery, Boston,MA

2010   Spinale/Chaisson - Cobwebs Fine Art & Antiques Gallery, Boston, MA

2010   Festival of the Arts - National Juried Exhibition - North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA

2009   I.A.P.S. International Exhibition - Juried Exhibition - Ventana Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

g a l l e r i e s  &  a f f i l i a t i o n s

Franklin Westwood Gallery
franklinwestwood.com

Saatchi Art
saatchiart.com

JOYE
196 Front St.- Scituate Harbor, Scituate, MA

Gallery Artist Cape Cod Art Center, Barnstable , MA


South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA

North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA

Plymouth Center for the Arts, Plymouth, MA

Duxbury Art Association, Duxbury, MA

Cape Cod Museum of Art

Concord ARTS, Concord, MA