EXHIBITIONS

2024
Deconstructing Disability. Raizes Gallery, Lunder Arts Center, Lesley Art + Design, Cambridge, MA (co-curator)
2023
Remedy: How We Heal, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA
Lesley MFA 20th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition. Vandernoot Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2022
2022 National Prize Show. Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
Reflective Narratives (solo). All She Wrote Books, Sommerville, MA
2021
LA+D Faculty Exhibition. Lesley Art + Design, Cambridge, MA
Eye of the Beholder. Foundation Fighting Blindness, Online
August Salon, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
July Salon, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Content/Context, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI 
2020
Taking Inventory, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Malvern, PA
     1st Prize Mixed Media, The James Panasci Family Memorial Award
WINTERMISION II
, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
2019
Coastal Skye, Skye Gallery, Providence, RI & Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Diversified Portfolio, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Brave and Bold, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Unleashing, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
2018
Impart: Works by Bill Porter, Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA
W-Intermission
, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Art for the View:An Exhibition Celebrating Artists with Physical Disabilities, Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, Schenectady, NY. Awarded: “Best in Show.”
Home, Artist Corner Gallery, Acton, MA
Hard Edge Painting, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL 
Heat On Thames: A Summer Soiree, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
New England Collective IX, Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA
A Stable System: Rotational Remix, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Collective Extravaganza: A Grand Event, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI 

On Board: Joining Forces, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, Newport, RI
Dialogues: Medium and Materiality, New Arts Center, Newton, MA
2017
Postcard to Maud…Please Forward, Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA 
Myths and Valor,
The Front Space, Rollinsford, NH 
Up/Rooted
, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA 
Half-Truth, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2016
A Group Thing, Thomas Young Gallery, Boston, MA 
New England Collective VII, Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA 
Magnitude Seven, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 
15th Annual National Prize Show, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
Repurposed, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
Directions
, Roberts Gallery, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA
2015
New New England, Galley 263, Cambridge, MA
Folktales & Legends, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Re:Classified: LUCAD/AIB MFA Alumni Biennial, Warehouse XI, Somerville, MA
Small Works Salon 2015: Word + Image, Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA
This into That: Found Object Art, Assemblage, and Other Transformed Work, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA
MFA in Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition, Washburn Hall, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
2014
‘Auto-biography’: Artists (Re)Writing and Telling Histories, WoCA Projects, Fort Worth, TX
Emerge Boston, Menino Arts Center, Hyde Park, MA

PRESENTATIONS & ARTIST TALKS

2024
Visual Artist: Bill Porter. Carroll Center for the Blind. Newton, MA
2023
YouthWorks Career Chats: Animation and Gaming. Commonwealth Connections, Boston, MA. Online.
Deconstructing Disability: Life Experiences from the Minds of Neurodivergent People. Community of Scholars. Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. Webinar.
Integrating Feedback Literacy into Gen Ed Curriculum. Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. Workshop series for CLAS faculty.
2022
Integrating Effective Peer Review/Critique Into the College Classroom. 2022 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Ottawa, ON, Canada. 
Deconstructing Disability: Navigating Disability in Higher Ed. Lesley University. Mar. 2022. Webinar.
2021
Building a Foundation of Trust for Effective Student-led Peer Review/Critique. Twenty-eighth International Conference on Learning. Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (Virtual).
Vision Portraits Screening and Discussion. Lesley Art + Design. Streamed online.
2020
Building a Foundation of Trust for Online Student-led Peer Review/Critique. Clark, S. Cummins, L.,McCormick, Porter, B., Spitz, L.  (2020, May). Online Lilly Conference on Designing Effective Teaching. Bethesda, Maryland.   https://www.lillyconferences-md.com/2020-conference-program
2019
Peer Assessment Requires Trust: Building a Foundation of Trust for Student-Led Peer Review.” Clark, S., Cummins, L., McCormick, J., Porter, B., & Spitz, L. (2019, November).   New England Education Assessment Network Fall Forum, College of The Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. http://neean.org
Building a Foundation of Trust for Effective Peer Review [Conference session]. Clark, S., Cummins, L., McCormick, J., Porter, B., & Spitz, L. (2019, June 7). Building a Foundation of Trust for Effective Peer Review [Conference session]. New England Faculty Development Consortium: Education in the Age of Anxiety, South Putney, VT, United States. https://nefdc.org/conferences/previous-conferences
‘I Hate Peer Critique!’: Building a Foundation for Effective Peer Review Critique [Conference session]. Clark, S., Cummins, L., Lowe, K., McCormick, J., Porter, B., Pursley, L., & Spitz, L. (2019, March 27). Lesley University Community of Scholars Day: Connections and Intersections, Cambridge, MA, United States. https://digitalcommons.lesley.edu/community_of_scholars/2019
2018
Artist Talk, Impart: Work by Bill Porter (2018. March 15), Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA


PUBLISHED WRITING


Student-Led Peer Review: A Practical Guide to Implementation Across Disciplines and Modalities. Clark, S. Cummins, L., Lowe K., Porter, B., Spitz, L. Stylus Publishing, LLC. Print. 2022.

PUBLISHED WORK

2022
Manifest Exhibition Annual Season 13.
Print.
2021
Manifest Exhibition Annul Season 12. Print.
2019
PROCESS Issue No. 5. Print.
2018
Manifest International Painting Annual 7. Print.
Art for the View
(Exhibition Catalog). Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. Print.
2016
Fresh Paint Magazine
, “Issue 15,” October 2016. Print.
15th National Prize Show (Exhibition Catalog) Presented by Cambridge Art Association. Print.
About Place Journal, Vol. IV Issue II: “Animals Among Us: Strangeness, Intimacy, and Reciprocity,” Black Earth Institute. Online.
2015
Re:Classified, LUCAD MFA Alumni Biennial. Lesley University College of Art and Design. Print.
“Abitur-Pruefungsaufgaben Englisch Berlin.” STARK/Pearson, Freising, Germany. Print.
RAAbits Englisch.” RAABE, Stuttgart, Germany. Print.
“Weicheier oder Experten der Work-Life-Balance?- Die Generation Y.” K.lab Berlin. Online.


Manifest International Painting Annual 7 featuring Bill Porter’s painting, So Help Me on the cover.

PRESS

2022
“It’s Not A ‘You’ Problem.” G. Sparling. Lesley University News. Mar.2022. Online. 
2021

“An Artist with Vision: The Bill Porter Story.” Massachusetts  Commission for the Blind. June 2021. Online.
Access Abilities with Dr. Dee Genetti. “E
pisode 7: Bill Porter.” WCTV. Live in studio. Interview.
2020 
Dangerous Vision with Randy Cohen (Season 2)
. Interview. Podcast.
2019
“Spotlight: Bill Porter.”
 Community Connections July 2019. Foundation Fighting Blindness. Online.
2018
“Meet Bill Porter.” 
Boston Voyager Magazine. Online.