Michael A. Giaquinto, former Exhibitions Curator at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. He studied art at Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA. & North Carolina State University, where he studied Art History. He lives in the South of Dennis on Cape Cod.


Museum Technician (1990 – 1991) at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC Chapel Hill, NC. Chief Art 

Preparator (1991-2000) at the Gregg Art Museum, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.

Art Teacher (2003 -2005) at St. John Paul II High School in Hyannis, MA. 

 

Painting & Drawing teacher for adults at the Museum School at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. & Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA. the Falmouth Art Center, MA & the Cultural Center, South Yarmouth, MA.


Michael has held Painting & Multi-Media workshops at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA., Falmouth Art Center and the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, MA.


Michael was awarded “Craftsman of the Year” by the Early American Life Magazine in 2001 and 2005 and in 2017 the VISI Award, presented by Cape Cod & Islands Art Educators Association; and was guest speaker and held a painting demonstration for the Guild of Harwich Artists, 2017.


Michael was awarded by the Cape Cod Museum of Art:

"2023 MUSE ARTIST AWARD for Outstanding Achievement and Service to the Cape Cod Community".


His work has been exhibited with Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA., Chabot Fine Art Gallery, Providence, RI., Miller White Fine Arts, South Dennis, MA., Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA., Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA., Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA., Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA.


Studied with Jim Peters and Laura Shabott.


2024 Workshop: Session 1: Figure Drawing and Painting Through the Eyes of Hans Hofmann at PAAM. Laura Shabott, Instructor. June 3, 2024. 



Teaching: 

APRIL 2024 Senior Spring Program: Truro Center for the Arts/Castle Hill, Truro, MA

Adult Art Classes: Museum School at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, ma

Adult Art Classes & Workshops: Falmouth Arts Center, Falmouth, MA


He is featured in Deborah Forman’s book: Contemporary Cape Cod Artists on Abstraction, 2015.

Joanne Mattera's book: ITALIANITA, Contemporary Art Inspired by the Italian Immigrant Experience , 2023.


IG: magiaquintoart


EXHIBITIONS


Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA

Faculty Exhibition - January 11 - January 28, 2021

Members Show - March 8 - April 2, 2021

All Works Square - Juried. July 12 - September 2. 2021

Faculty Exhibition - January 11 - January 28, 2022

Members Show - March 3 - March 30, 2023

Members Show - March 3 - March29, 2024


Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

Members Open : FREEDOM - March 6 - August 30, 2020

Members 12 x 12 : Exhibition/Auction - July 10 - August 23, 2020

Members: SMALL WORKS  Exhibition - November 13 - January 10, 2021

Members 12 x 12 : Exhibition/Auction - August 7, 2021

Members Open - March 11, 2022 - May 8, 2022

Members Juried - Feb. 3 - April 30, 2023

Members Open - March 3 - May 14, 2023

PMPM+PAAM Members' Juried Exhibition - April 1 - November 10, 2023

Members'Juried - February 9 - April 28, 2024

The Legacy of Forum 49: A Members’ Juried Exhibition at PMPM 2024

Members 12 x 12: Exhibition/Auction July/August 2024


Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA

CHANGING TIDE, A Juried CCMoA Members - December 10 - March 7, 2021

INSIGHT, A National Juried Exhibition - March 18 - June 20, 2021

VOYAGE Summer Soiree, Auction/Fund Raiser. August 7, 2021

TRANSPARENT TRANSLUCENT OPAQUE - Layered Meanings 

 Annual Members Juried Exhibition January 12 - April 10, 2022

19th Annual THROUGH YOUNG EYES/Cape Cod Museum of Art 

& Cape Cod & Islands Art Educators Association - March 9 - May 8, 2022

HAPPY PLACE, CCMoA Members Juried Exhibition - Jan. 11 - April 2, 2023

WRAP IT UP! Members Holiday Show & Sale - November 15 - December 31, 2023

DEPARTURES - International Juried Exhibition - April 18 - July 14 2024


Cotuit Center for the Arts

MUTUAL MUSES: A Marriage of Visual and Literary Art- Sept.9 - October 15, 2023

RED: Open Juried Exhibit - October 22 - November 26, 2023


Larkin Gallery, Harwich Port, MA

Juried Exhibition: "A Different Dimension" June 9 - July 8, 2024




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