Exhibits & Awards


Current and Near Exhibitions

Joyce McJilton Dwyer shows at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center, West Concord MA, April 5 - May 17, 2013


Past Exhibitions 

One Person Shows:

Maynard Town Building, Selectmen’s Conference Room, Maynard MA, July 1, 2012 – February 15, 2013.
Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room & Lobby, Wellesley MA, “Joyce McJilton Dwyer:  Her View”, May 4 – 31, 2010
Newton Free Library, Discovering What's Next, Newton MA, “Vistas Around Us:  Landscapes and Waterscapes”, Feb. 1 – March 28, 2010
Acton Council on Aging Senior Center, Acton  MA, “Nature”, Oct. 2 – 29, 2009
Maynard Public Library, Maynard MA, “Out of Doors”, June 16 – August 1, 2008
FrameLoft Frame Shop & Gallery, Featured artist from November 15, 2005 – August 30, 2008
Morse Institute Library, Natick MA, “Land and Water”, November 1 – December 30, 2005
Acton Memorial Library, Acton MA, “Elements: Land and Water,” December 30, 2004 – January 31, 2005
Two Person Shows:

“Pastels & Watercolors”, 2 person show, Joyce McJilton Dwyer & Robin Frisella, East Colony Fine Art
Gallery, Manchester NH, July 28 – August 28, 2004.
“Featured Artists—Joyce McJilton Dwyer & Arlene Greenspan”, 2 person show, East Colony Fine Art
Gallery, Manchester NH, July 30-August 30, 2003.__, 2003
Group Shows:

The Committee Shows: Work by the ArtSpace Gallery Committee, in the ArtSpace Gallery, Maynard MA, Feb. 27 – Mar. 23, 2013.
“Artspace—Maynard Artist’s Group Show”, Sept. 6-Oct. 5, 2012, Artspace, Maynard MA
“Iron Work Farm Paint-Out”, Oct. 5-Oct. 28, 2012, Historic Jones Tavern, South Acton MA.
“Art in the Garden:  Ashland Community Gardens”, Oct. 7-27, 2012, Ashland Library, Ashland MA.
“ Members  Juried II”, Concord Art Association, Feb. 26 – Mar. 25, 2012, Concord MA
“Iron Work Farm Paint-Out”, Oct. 1-Oct. 30, 2011, Historic Jones Tavern, South Acton MA.
“Artspace—Maynard Artist’s Group Show”, Sept. 10-Oct. 11, 2011, Artspace, Maynard MA
“Made in Maynard”, Maynard Public Library, April 2 – 30 , 2010, Maynard MA
“Westford Regional Art Event, 2010”, Parish Center for the Arts, Mar. 26 –  Apr. 25, 2010, Westford MA
“Watercolors:  Orr's Island, Maine”, Jan. 5 – Mar. 27, 2010, Morse Institute, Natick  MA
“Iron Work Farm Paint-Out”, Oct. 3-Oct. 25, 2009, Historic Jones Tavern, South Acton MA.
“Artspace—Maynard, tenant’s group juried show”, Sept. 10-Oct. 11, 2009, Artspace, Maynard MA
“Artistic Impressions”, Sept. 9 – Oct. 27, 2009, Gleason Public Library, Carlisle MA
“Iron Work Farm Paint-Out”, Oct. 4-Oct. 26, 2008, Historic Jones Tavern, South Acton MA.
“Artspace—Maynard, tenant’s group juried show”, Sept. 9-Oct. 7, 2008, Artspace, Maynard MA
“Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition, 2008”, Sept. 16 – Oct. 4, 2008, The Ames Mansion at
Borderland, Sharon MA.
“Within Range:  Five realist painters view New England”, Mar. 14 - Apr. 15, 2007, Artspace Gallery, Maynard MA
“Artspace—Maynard, tenant’s group juried show”, Sept. 15-Oct. 8, 2005, Artspace, Maynard MA
“Purely Plein Air”, Aug. 29-Oct. 28, 2005, Massabesic Audubon Center, Auburn NH.
“The Artist’s View”, July 1-aug. 5, 2005, Conservation Center, Society for the Protection of New
            Hampshire Forests, Concord NH.
“Plein Air Perspectives”, Mar. 1-apr. 30, 2005, Pantano Gallery, Shapiro Library, Southern New
            Hampshire University, Manchester NH.


Volunteer Work

ACME Theater, ARTspace—Maynard, volunteer once for each show at the concession stand for the past 8 years.  I have also painted some signs and theater sets for ACME Theater.
Currently a member of the Maynard Cultural.
Painted, with Priscilla Alpaugh Cotter, four utility boxes in the town of Maynard in 2010.
Volunteered for 4 years to help paint sets for Maynard High School spring plays/musicals and PR sign painting for Anne of Green Gables.
Applied for and was accepted to paint an “iron ranger” (donation container) for the state of Massachusetts at the North Brook State Park in Carlisle MA at the ski barn. 2009.