Carole Rabe

Photo of Carole


Concord, Massachusetts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS, selected list

  • 2016 New Interiors, Bull Run Restaurant, Shirley, MA, June 2016
  • 2013 Looking Around, Weston Library Main Gallery and Community Room, Weston, MA
  • 2012 Observations, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA
  • 2011 The Color of Light, Owen Smith Shuman Gallery, Groton Public Library, Groton, MA
  • 2010 Inner Space, Main Gallery, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA
  • 2007-08 Far and Near, Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • 2000 Another Look, Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS, selected list

  • 2022-23 Illuminations Exhibit, Gallery Twist, Lexington, MA
  • 2022 Annual Juried Roddy Exhibition, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA. September-October
  • 2022 Flights of Fancy, Gallery Twist, Lexington, MA. September-October
  • 2021 Cool, Calm, and Collected, Gallery Twist, Lexington, MA. September-October
  • 2021-22 Illumination: Holiday Exhibit, Gallery Twist, Lexington, MA. December-January
  • 2019 Real and Imagined, Paintings, Prints and Collages by Carole Rabe and Susan Rood. Five Points Annex Gallery, Torrington, CT
  • 2019 Legacy: Teachers and Their Students. Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • 2018 A Woman’s Work, Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA
  • 2018 At Ease, Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME
  • 2018 Connections, Edgewater Gallery at Stowe, Stowe, VT
  • 2016 New Britain Museum of American Art: Nor'Easter: A juried exhibition
  • 2013 No Limit, Juried Exhibition, Fountain St. Fine Arts, Framingham, MA
  • 2012 Two-Person Exhibit, Interior Life, Powers Gallery, Acton, MA
  • 2012 Two-person Exhibit, Cell Signal Technology Corporate Headquarters, Beverly, MA
  • 2011 Familiar Places, Powers Gallery, Acton, MA
  • 2011 From the Garden to the Kitchen, George Marshall Store Gallery and Stonewall Kitchen,
    York, ME
  • 2010 Hold Everything, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME
  • 2008 StreetRoomObject, Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA
  • 2007 Accord, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME
  • 2006 The View From Within, Towne Art Gallery, Wheelock College, Boston, MA
  • 2006 The Great Indoors, Artana Gallery, Brookline, MA
  • 2006 Road Trip, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME
  • 2005 Massachusetts Artists 2005, Juried, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA
  • 2003 Accord V, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME


  • Artist’s Magazine (, December 2019 issue, There’s No Place Like Home. Feature article: Home is Where the Light is, by Michael Woodson. 2019.
  • Legacy: Passing the Torch. Exhibition Catalog by Ania Gilmore available at 2019.
  • Cover art for book Herr Brechbuhl sucht eine Katze, by Tim Krohn. Diogenes Publishing, Zurich. 2018.
  • The Encyclopedia of Oil Techniques, book by Jeremy Galton, Search Press, a Quarto Book, 2017. Front cover, pages 82 and 87.
  • 100 Boston Painters, book by Chawky Frenn. Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (May 28, 2012).
    ISBN-10: 0764339761. ISBN-13: 978-0764339769
  • VEIN Magazine, Spring/Summer 2016, Issue No. 7.Interview by Patricia Lostada, “Como flores salvajes (like wild flowers)”. Vein Magazine is a Spanish publication, directed by Eduardo Garcia Llamas. Una publicacion de Click here for Interview
  • Bergeron, Chris. “Painting poetry in the everyday: Natick artist exhibits at Wellesley Free Library”. Metrowest Daily News (Sunday) 18 March 2012: Section C, page C1. Metro News Daily
  • Tuttle, Nancye. “Painter finds a design for living in her own homes.” The Lowell Sun 6 January 2011: page no. unknown. Lowell Sun
  • Bergeron, Chris. “Trio of Artists Exhibit at Framingham State.” Metrowest Daily News 8 December 2008: page no. unknown.
  • Maas, Judith. “Light Motifs: Natick artist captures her home’s ever-changing scenes”. Metrowest Magazine February 2008: page 30 – 31
  • Diederich, Kristine. “Celebrating ‘The Great Indoors’: Artana Gallery features Natick painter Rabe.” Metrowest Daily News 11 May 2006. Page C6


  • Danforth Museum School, Framingham, MA, (Fall 2015 – 2019) painting instructor
  • Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA (1998 - May 2015 retired)
    • Program Coordinator
    • Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
    • Director, Hess Gallery
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell


  • M.F.A., Painting, Boston University, School for the Arts, Boston, MA
  • B.F.A., Two-Dimensional Art, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford