Selma in her studio

Selma in her studio

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Selma Swartz Bromberg attended Smith College (BA) and Tufts University and Museum School (MFA). She is a member of the Experimental Etching Studio of Boston, The Boston Printmakers, Monotype Guild of New England, and the DeCordova Museum Loan Program. 2007 Medici Society member of Museum of Fine Arts: recognition for selling a significant amount of work during the December sale at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Bromberg was a resident artist at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts summer, 1995 and 1996, the Vermont Studio Center summer, 1993 and 1999 and winter, 1997 and 1998 and Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada summer, 2000.

Selma lives and works in Weston, Massachusetts where she has built a fully equipped studio including a printing press.


  • Boston Public Library
  • Smith College Library
  • Worcester Art Museum
  • Fogg Museum at Harvard University
  • Harvard Law School
  • Duxbury Museum Complex
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

solo exhibitions

  • Women's History Month Show Mayor's Gallery Boston City Hall, Boston, MA March 2010
  • Acacia Gallery Gloucester, MA 2001
  • The John Callahan Gallery Newbury St., Boston, MA1997
  • Carney Gallery at Regis College Weston, MA 1997
  • The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University Jamaica Plain, MA1991
  • Habitat Institute for the Environment Belmont, MA 1989
  • Waltham Public Library Waltham, MA1988
  • Lexington Public Library Lexington, MA1985
  • Harvard Law SchoolCambridge, MA1984
  • Walters Gallery at Regis College Weston, MA 1977


  • Taiwan
  • Newfoundland
  • Virginia
  • Vermont
  • Utah

Recent exhibitions

  • Push/ Pull Recent Work of the Printmaking Faculty at Cambridge Center for Adult Education CCAE Cambridge, MA 2016
  • The Boston Printmakers, Palate to Plate Newport Art Museum Newport, RI 2015
  • The Boston Printmakers, Look Again Art Complex Museum Duxbury, MA 2014
  • February Show Artana Gallery Boston, MA 2009
  • Wind, Water, Rocks Bromfield Gallery Boston, MA 2004

selected juried exhibitions

  • Monotype Guild of New England Gordon College Wenham, MA 2013
  • New York Society of Etchers The National Arts Club New York, NY 2013
  • Maud Morgan Arts Chandler Gallery, 2D Small Works Salon Cambridge, MA 2012
  • New Landscape Danforth Museum Framingham, MA 2006
  • Three, EES Arts The Art Complex Duxbury, MA 2006
  • North American Print Exhibition Boston UniversityBoston, MA2001
  • Boston Printmakers Duxbury Art Complex Duxbury, MA Juror's Choice Award 1998
  • Prize Show Cambridge Art AssociationCambridge, MA1996 and 1997 First Prize Winner
  • MGNE Monotype Celebration Fuller Art Museum Brockton, MA1995
  • Art from the Press Cambridge Artists CooperativeCambridge, MA1995
  • Working Proof: The Experimental Etching Studio Boston Public LibraryBoston, MA1992

selected group exhibitions

  • The Second Open Contemporary Print Competition in Southwest Cornwall, UK Falmouth, UKAugust 2011
    "Peonies" print
  • 1st National Exhibition of Intaglio prints at the National Arts Club The New York Society of Etchers New York, NYJune 2011 "Peonies" print
  • Artists in Residence at Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland, Canada2009
  • Recent Prints at Newbury College Boston, MA2000
  • Shifting Grounds: The Dialogue of Print Fuller Gallery, Boston UniversityBoston, MA1997
  • EES Showcase: Open Portfolio for New England Printmaker’s Symposium Massachusetts College of ArtBoston, MA1997
  • Boston Museum School Alumni South Shore Arts Center Cohasset, MA1994
  • Monotype Guild Show Federal Reserve BankBoston, MA1994
  • Experimental Etching Studio: Current Works Clark University Gallery Worcester, MA 1993