Carole Rabe

Photo of Carole


Concord, Massachusetts

EXHIBITIONS (selected)

  • 2023 MJ1: Painting and Sculpture. Juried Exhibition, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
  • 2022 23rd Annual Frances N. Roddy Juried Exhibition, Concord, MA
  • 2022 Robert Collins Fine Arts Gallery, Rockport, MA
  • 2022 Flights of Fancy, Gallery Twist, Lexington, MA
  • 2022 Illumination: a Holiday Show, Gallery Twist, Lexington, MA
  • 2021 Cool, Calm, and Collected, Gallery Twist, Lexington, MA
  • 2019 Real and Imagined, Two Person Exhibition, Five Points Annex Gallery, Torrington, CT
  • 2019 Legacy: Teachers and Their Students, Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • 2018 A Woman’s Work, Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA
  • 2018 Connections: an Exhibition in partnership with Travis Roy Foundation, Edgewater Gallery, Stowe, VT
  • 2018 At Ease, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME
  • 2017 Diversity Works, Powers Gallery, Acton, MA
  • 2016 New Interiors, (solo) Bull Run Restaurant, Shirley, MA
  • 2015 Off the Wall, Juried Exhibition, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
  • 2014 New Work, New Year, Powers Gallery, Acton, MA
  • 2013 No Limit, Juried Exhibition, Fountain St. Fine Arts, Framingham, MA
  • 2013 Looking Around, (solo) Weston Public Library Main Gallery, Weston, MA
  • 2012 Two-Person Exhibit, Interior Life, Powers Gallery, Acton, MA
  • 2012 Two-person Exhibit, Cell Signal Technology Corporate Headquarters, Beverly, MA
  • 2012 Observations, (solo) Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA


  • Artists Magazine, November/December 2022 issue. Article about Collage Work. Painting with Paper: Artist Carole Rabe creates art with a little glue and a collection of color swatches. Pages 26 – 29.
  • Dynamic Still Life for Artists: A Modern Guide to Essential Concepts and Techniques (Volume 7) by Sarah Sedwick. Release date: November 15, 2022. Featured artist. Pages 55 – 56.
  • Artists Magazine, December 2019. Article about Paintings. Home is Where the Light Is. Pages 32 – 39.
  • Diogenes Publishing, Zurich. Front cover Art for book Herr Brechbuhl sucht eine Katze, 2018.
  • Paintings featured in The Encyclopedia of Oil Techniques by Jeremy Galton, Copyright 2017. Search Press. ISBN: 978-1-78221-595-0
  • Vein Magazine, Spain. Una publicacion de Interview with artist. Text by Patricia Lostado. “Como Flores Salvajes” (Like wild flowers). Magazine is distributed to museums and cultural centers in Spain. Spring/Summer 2016, issue No. 7.
  • Featured artist in Cape Cod Art Magazine. Pages 104-105. Summer 2014
  • Bergeron, Chris. “Exhibit: Natick’s Carole Rabe illuminates everyday life”. Metrowest Daily News, Sunday, September 15, 2013
  • Selected for inclusion in book 100 Boston Painters, by Chawky Frenn. Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (May 28, 2012). ISBN-10: 0764339761. ISBN-13: 978-0764339769


  • Artist's Talk, January 2023: The Power of Limits. Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
  • Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA • 1998- 2015 (retired)
    • Assistant Professor of Visual Arts (1998 - 2015)
    • Director, Hess Gallery (1998 - 2015)
    • Coordinator, Visual Arts Program (2005 - 2015)
  • Danforth Museum School, Framingham, MA • Fall 2015 – 2018
  • Instructor University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (1991, Spring Semester) Instructor—Introductory Drawing


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