2020 Autum at Hawk Ridge Farm, June LaCombe Sculpture Pownal, Maine
2020 Clarity – Hawk Ridge Farm, June Lacombe Sculpture Pownal, Maine
2019 18th Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, University of New England Portland, ME
2018 Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational – University of New England Portland, Maine
2015 POETICS OF PLACE June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm – Pownal, ME
2014 University of New England Art Gallery – Sculpture Invitational Portland, ME
2014 Maine Audubon – Sculpture at Gilsland Farm / A Celebration of Art and Nature Falmouth, ME
2013 Terrains Sculpture Paintings & Drawings/Recent Work by Carolyn Treat and Ronnie Wilson 3fish Gallery, Portland, ME
2012 Steel and Stone – Hawk Ridge Farm Curated by June LaCombe, Pownal ME
2011 University of New England Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational Portland, ME
2010 Sculpture in Situ – Hawk Ridge Farm Curated by June LaCombe Pownal, ME
2009 Return – Sculpture for the Contemplative Garden – Hawk Ridge Farm Curated by June LaCombe, Pownal, ME
2008 Water and Gravity – Sculpture at Hawk Ridge Farm Curated by June LaCombe Pownal, ME
2007 Where Nature & Culture Meet / Sculpture at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Curated by June LaCombe, Boothbay Harbor, ME
2005 Touchstones – Sculpture Participating with Place / College of the Atlantic Curated by June LaCombe, Bar Harbor, ME
2004 Sculpture for this Animate Earth / Hawk Ridge Farm Curated by June LaCombe, Pownal, ME
University of New England Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational Portland, ME
2001 First Annual University of New England Sculpture Garden Invitational Portland, ME
Garden & Landscape Sculpture / Hawk Ridge Farm Curated by June LaCombe Pownal, ME
1999 Greenhut Galleries / Selected Group Sculpture Exhibition Portland, ME
1999 Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture 5 / Moses-Kent House Museum Exeter, NH
1998 Caldbeck Gallery / Sculpture Garden Rockland, ME
Sculpture in The Workplace / Cole-Haan Curated by June LaCombe, Yarmouth, ME
1997 Living with Sculpture / Hawk Ridge Farm Curated by June LaCombe, Pownal, ME
Sculpture and the Landscape / Maine Audubon Society Curated by June Lacombe, Gilsland Farm Falmouth, ME
1993 Union of Maine Visual Artists Gallery / Organic Abstractions Brunswick, ME
1993 Maine Coast Artists Gallery / MCA Annual Juried Exhibition Rockport, ME
*Decker Gallery / Sculpture and Drawings (*SOLO SHOW) The Maryland Institute, College of Art Baltimore, MD
1992 Olin Hall / Group Sculpture Show Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
1990 Clio Gallery / Sculpture & Drawings Belfast, ME
1989-94 Lakes Gallery / Sculpture Garden South Casco, ME
1988 Anne Weber Gallery / In the Field Georgetown, ME
The Baxter Gallery / Drawing Towards Sculpture – Six Maine Sculptors Portland School of Art, Portland, ME
1986 *Thomas Memorial Library / Stone/Wire/Paper (*SOLO SHOW) Cape Elizabeth, ME
1983, 1984 Annual International Women’s Day Exhibition / Scultrici in Versilia (Women Sculptors of Versilia) Il Chiostro, Pietrasanta, Italy


Master of Fine Arts Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute, College of Art Baltimore, MD 1992
Independent Graduate Study Palla Studio – Pietrasanta, Italy 1982-84
Bachelor of Arts Colby College Waterville, ME 1982
Syracuse University Study Year Abroad Florence, Italy 1980


NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Award 2004“For furthering the philosophy of recovery and giving hope to people recovering from mental illness, trauma and substance abuse.” In recognition of work while directing the Therapeutic Art Program at Shalom House in Portland, Maine 1993-2007.
Artist’s Residency The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Sweet Briar, VA 1986
Artist’s Residency The MacDowell Colony Peterborough, NH 1985
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Grant “The History and Technique of Stone Carving” Italy & Greece 1982-84
Charles Hovey Pepper Prize in Art Colby College Waterville, ME 1982


Interview with Louise Bourgeois by Carolyn Treat

Art Is a Guarantee for Sanity” – A Conversation with Louise Bourgeois

Kunst & Museumjornaal / Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1991


The Portland Daily Sun – Dec 2013 Timothy Gillis Review: “Wild Places for Art Lovers” Review of 3fish Gallery Exhibition: Terrains – Sculpture Paintings & Drawings by Carolyn Treat & Ronnie Wilson
Portland Press Herald “Switch Magazine” July 2009 Jamie Thompson “ART in the Garden: UNE Opens 8th Annual Sculpture Invitational ”
Maine Sunday Telegram October 1994 Philip Issacson “Art Review – Cry of the Loon Gallery”
Maine Sunday Telegram June 1993 Philip Issacson “Maine Coast’s Artists 15th Annual Juried Show Strongest in Years”
The Waldo Independent August 1990 Stewart Henderson “An Intriguing Show at Clio”
Down East Magazine Sept 1988 – Shirley Jacks “Art is her Field”
Art New England Journal July 1988 Shirley Jacks “Anne Weber Gallery/Georgetown, Sculptors ’88
Portland School of Art / Exhibition Catalogue – The Baxter Gallery March 1987 James Hendricks & Steven High Drawing Toward Sculpture- Six Maine Sculptors


Art Therapist & Consultant: Educator, Mentor & Exhibitions Curator Providing hands-on art instruction, guidance and support to individuals and groups since 1994. Extensive experience and training in the mental health field in residential, rehabilitative and community settings.
Harbour Singers Hospice Chorus – Board Member and Group Leader 2014 – present
Harbour Singers is a community of caring volunteers who offer healing through the giſt of song. Singing in small groups at bedside, they support persons with life limiting illness or at end of life, in care settings such as hospice, hospital, nursing facility, or at home, throughout the Southern Maine region.
Mental Health Residential Care Worker – The Opportunity Alliance South Portland, ME 1993-present


Facilitated Art Therapy Groups in Residential Programs including The Opportunity Alliance and other mental health and recovery programs in Southern Maine 2007 – present
Spiral Arts Workshop Leader – Art therapy groups for adults living with mental illness. Portland, ME 2010-13
Founding Director- Therapeutic Art Program at Shalom House, Inc. Art instruction guidance and support for adults living with mental illness. Portland, ME 1994-2007
Juror – Earth Day Sculpture Competition / Colby College Waterville, ME 2004
Juror – Senior Art Exhibition University of Southern Maine Gorham, ME 1987
Visiting Artist Lectures University of Southern Maine Augusta 1997
Visiting Artist Lectures
Cape Elizabeth High School – Cape Elizabeth, ME 1994
Visiting Artist Lectures Sculpture Dept. University of So. Maine, Gorham 1987
Teaching Assistant Foundation Sculpture and Summer Program Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1990-92
Stone Carving Workshop Hancock Center for the Creative Arts – Hancock, ME 1989
Elementary School Art Teacher K-6 Portland Maine Public School System 1987-88
Workshop Leader Very Special Arts / Mental Health Awareness Week University of Southern Maine 1986-89




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