Joseph McGurl’s paintings have been included in group museum exhibitions throughout the country. He has had retrospective solo shows at the Cape Cod Museum of Art (Dennis, MA), the Cahoon Museum of American Art (Cotuit, MA), and the St. Botolph Club of Boston. His work was also included in The Arnot Art Museum (Elmira, NY)’s Representing Representation series of exhibitions as an example of contemporary landscape painting. McGurl is in the collections of the New Britain Museum of American Art (New Britain, CT), the Cape Cod Museum of Art, the Cahoon Museum of American Art, The Mellon Collection, The Forbes Collection, Christopher Forbes, and Sen. John Kerry. McGurl has been designated a Living Master by the Art Renewal Center and has been elected to the Guild of Boston Artists. A former Copley Master with the Copley Society of Art (Boston) and fellow with the American Society of Marine Artists, he is also a signature member of the Plein Air Painters of America. His many awards include the Guild of Boston Artists Gold Medallion, First Place in Landscape at the Art Renewal Center’s International Salon, American Fine Art Magazine’s Award of Excellence, The Rehs Award, a Purchase Award, and the John Singleton Copley Award for Artistic Achievement from the Copley Society of Art (Boston).
McGurl is represented by Cavalier Galleries (New York City), Collins Galleries (Orleans, MA), and Palm Avenue Fine Art (Sarasota, FL).