1942, April 12, born New Bedford, MA
1960, graduate St. George’s School, Newport, RI
1964, graduate Harvard College, BA English
1965, RISD – completed sophomore year, sculpture dept.
1966 – 1968, Peace Corps, Ecuador, program to develop native handcrafts for export,
1968, August 31, marry Betsy Vinton.
1969 start Salt Marsh Pottery with Betsy on Jordan Rd. Dartmouth, MA
1969 –1978 paint independently. Sell directly to private collectors.
1978 – 2005 operate Salt Marsh Pottery with Betsy Powel
2006 to present work with John Borowicz, join and start life drawing groups.
2007, September, Living People, show of drawings, Borowicz Gallery, Dartmouth, MA.
2011, June, show painting of Beech Sapling November at Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA
2011, June, granted month long artist’s retreat in village of Alyrac le Haut, France
2012, January, show Recent Paintings at McEvoy Gallery, Portsmouth Abbey School, Portsmouth, RI
1975, June – Yankee Magazine – Joe Vieira’s Cows Crossing Jordan Rd.
2003 Illustrate Mercy of Tides – POEMS FOR A BEACH HOUSE – Salt Marsh Pottery Press
2005 Illustrate Rough Places Plain – POEMS OF THE MOUNTAINS – Salt Marsh Pottery Press
2008, October – Coastal Life – Volume 5 , Issue 4 JP Powel, Ebb and Flow