John Quatrale, a founding member and current Executive Director of Unbound Visual Arts, holds a master of arts from Boston University’s American and New England Studies Department. He has museum studies post-graduate training through Harvard University's Museum Studies Program. He has planned, designed, curated and developed over 30 fine art and historical exhibitions in local museums and galleries and has served as Museum Director for the WaterWorks Museum in Chestnut Hill, MA. Mr. Quatrale is a member of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the New England Museum Association (NEMA), the National Association of Museum Exhibitionists (NAME) and the AAM’s Curator’s Committee. In recent years, John organized and led two workshops at New England Museum Association (NEMA) annual conferences - “Exhibitions: Commemorative or Interpretative” and “Where to Exhibit Art?” . He also led an additional workshop at the American Association of Museum’s Annual Meeting in Philadelphia entitled: “Choosing art for History and Science Museums Exhibitions”. John also served on the Boston Landmarks Commission for 7 years and managed several successful historic rehabilitation projects and managed the establishment of the Brighton-Allston Heritage Museum. He was also an Assistant Director for Budget and Compliance for the City of Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development and received an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School. Most recently, he was a Guest Juror for the"8 Visions" exhibition at the Attleboro Arts Museum, a co-chair of the Allston-Brighton Boston Creates Team and an ArtWeek Boston Community Advisor.
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