Masters of Arts in Teaching: Art Education, 2013-2014

Visual Arts Teaching Certification: Grades K-12

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting, 2009-2013

Pace University, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences   



2019      BEAMING, Dudley Cafe, Roxbury, MA
The deCordova New England Biennial 2019,
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
ENIGMA: Responses to Racism,
Urbano Project, Jamaica Plain, MA
Not Just Us: Women Artist Speak Out for Social Justice,
The Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

2018 Nine Moments for Now, The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, Cambridge, MA
Mariposas & Mangos,
Hyde Square Task Force, Boston, MA
More Than A Riot,
Arnold Worldwide, Boston, MA
Juneteenth 2018,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
              The Family Room, American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, MA
              Cambridge Art Association's National Prize Show, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA
              Black Woman Is God, Black Market, Roxbury, MA  
              Atizan Ayitian: Celebrating Haitian Heritage, BNN Art Gallery, Dorchester, MA
              Red, White & Blue, Brookline Art Center, Brookline, MA
             #SayHerName: Watch Us Werk, VanderNoot Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2017     READERS, Boston Art Book Fair, Boston, MA
             Thrive, The Beehive, Boston, MA
             Emerging, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA
             ArtFocus at New England Bio Labs, Ipswitch, MA
             STAND UP: Women You Should Know, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
             Our Mattapan Campaign: Faces of Mattapan,  Mattapan, MA
             EMERGENCE, Franklin Square Park, Boston, MA

2016     Worthy: A community beautifcation project for Grove Hall, Boston,MA
             The Public Trust: An interactive public art piece, Boston, MA
             EMERGENCE, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
             Discover Roxbury’s Black & White Party, Roxbury, MA
             Violence Transformed, Resinkoff Gallery, Boston, MA

2015     READERS, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
             TEXTURES, Haley House Bakery Cafe, Roxbury, MA
             Everybody Gon’ Respect the Shooter, Godine Family Gallery, Boston, MA
             Roxbury Rhapsody, Bruce C Boiling Municipal Building, Roxbury, MA
             READERS, Mobius Gallery, Cambridge, MA
             Violence Transformed, Resinkoff Gallery, Boston, MA

2014     8 Artists, Arnheim Gallery, Boston, MA
             Violence Transformed, Resinkoff Gallery, Boston, MA
             Fusion: An Academic Compass Art Exhibit, Brant Gallery, Boston, MA
             Saturday Studios Spring 14’ Exhibition, Arnheim Gallery, Boston, MA

2013     Sharing Our Stories: Never Far From Home, Prime Realty, Boston, MA
             Blurred Vision, Peter Fingesten Gallery, New York, NY



2019 WBUR’s ARTery25 Millennials Of Color Impacting Boston Arts And Culture, Boston, MA

2018     Featured Panelist for The City Talks: MLK Jr. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
             Featured Panelist at Harvard's Black Portraiture Conference, Cambridge, MA
             Featured Panelist for Radical Women's Night Out at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2017     Workshop Presenter at New England Bio Labs, Ipswitch, MA
             Visiting Artist Lecture at Arlington High School, Arlington, MA
             Workshop Presenter for Lesley University’s Cultural Democracy Seminar, Boston, MA

             The Living Room, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
             Panel Speaker for Public Trust Book Launch, District Hall, Boston, MA

2016     Engaging Students with Contemporary Art Presenter, M.A.E.A. Conference at Lesley University
             Public Art Panelist, Fenway’s Cultural Capital Artventure Tour, Americans for the Arts Conference
             Review Critic for Graduate Thesis Presentations, Massachusetts College of Art & Design

2015     Art & Civic Engagement Presenter, Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design Conference
             MassArt Graduate Book Award for Excellence in Art Education
             Workshop Presenter for Driscoll School’s Art Equinox Festival

2014     Best Practices for Diversity in Higher Ed, Bridgewater State’s Leading For Change Conference
             Panel Speaker for The Adderley Lecture Series: Winfred Rembert

             Member of Social Justice Task Force for review of MassArt’s Strategic Plan
             Community Based Leadership Training, The Center For Art & Community Partnerships

2013     Pace University Trustee Recognition Award for Academic Excellence
             Pace University Medal for Outstanding Artist
             Pace University President’s Award for Writing


2019 Live action arts segment with PBS Kids for Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Pink Love, Duocron, S1 E24
Urbano Project’s 2019 Artist in Residence, Jamaica Plain, MA

2018     Hyde Square Task Force Artist in Residence, Boston, MA
Adorned in Patterns Workshop for Juneteenth 2018, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
             Guest Instructor for Drawing Together, Bakalar & Paine Gallery, Boston, MA
             Visiting Artist at Boston Children's Museum, Boston, MA

2017     Big, Red, & Shiny's Inside/Out Digital Artist Residency
             Affirmation Station, Boston, MA  
             Our Mattapan Campaign: Faces of Mattapan, Mattapan, MA

2016     Public Artist in Residence, Boston Center for the Arts Boston, MA  
             Worthy: A community beautification project for Grove Hall, Boston, MA
             The Public Trust: An interactive public art piece about truth and trust, Boston, MA

2015     Roxbury Rhapsody, Bruce C Bolling Municipal Building, Roxbury, MA

2014     Race on Campus: An interactive art piece about racial bias at MassArt, Boston, MA



The Boston Globe, “In ‘Enigma,’ reactions to racism make for a vibrant, sobering show”, 3/2019
The BU News, “Illusions and Twisted Truths in ENIGMA...”, 3/2019
The Bay State Banner, “Face to Face with Race”, 2/2019
The ARTery at WBUR, “Side Eyes And Grimaces: Chanel Thervil's 'Enigma'...”, 2/2019
digBoston, “Interview with Chanel Thervil”, 2/2019
ARTFIXDaily, “Chanel Thervil's ENIGMA…”, 2/2019
Hyperallergic, “BEST of 2018: Top Exhibitions Across the US”, 12/2018
The ARTery at WBUR, “Boston Artists Use Mangos And Mariposas To Address Anti-Blackness…”, 10/2018, "#Juneteenth 2018 Was a Night of Celebrating Blackness", 6/2018
Now + There Journal, "Art as the Mediator for Evolving Communities", 5/2018
Hood Grown Aesthetic Podcast, "Episode 9 : Waxing Gibbous", 12/2017
Hyperallergic, "Best of 2017: Top Exhibitions Across the US", 12/2017
The Boston Globe, "Take a look at this eye-popping art the city has put in the Grove Hall area", 11/2017
Big, Red & Shiny, “Inside/Out: Chanel Thervil | Visual Articulations of Joy”, 11/2017
Big, Red & Shiny, “Inside/Out: Chanel Thervil | Visual Articulations of Pain”, 9/2017
Accordion, “Gatekeepers”, Issue 3, zine; print publication 7/2017
Big, Red & Shiny, “Then, Now & Beyond: Reflections of Radical Black Womanhood…”, 6/2017
CityLine’s “Art Bingo! With the Art Connection” Segment One on ABC/WCVB- Channel 5, 4/2017

National Art Education Association Journal, “Hopeful and Honest:... Blog to Empower”, 2/2017
Big, Red & Shiny, “ISSUES OF POWER: Resilience and Healing”, 2/2017
South End News, “EMERGENCE”, 12/2016
The Boston Guardian, “A New Hope In Franklin Square”, 9/2016
CityLine’s “Fall Into Art” Segment One on ABC/WCVB- Channel 5, 9/2016
Big, Red & Shiny, “ISSUES OF POWER: The Space Between Ignorance & Acknowledgement”, 9/2016
Boston Magazine, “BCA Welcomes New Hope Tree Sculpture by Chanel Thervil”, 7/2016