Solo Exhibitions

2017  Distances, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco CA
2016  Long After the Echo, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix AZ
2015  Lost Light, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco CA
          The Brief Forever, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix AZ
2013  Sometimes the Darkness,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
2012  Tracing Time , David Lusk Gallery, Memphis TN
2011  Falling Leaf, Flying Vapor , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          Tumbleweed Bower,  Installation at The Icehouse, Phoenix AZ
          Mid-Career Award Exhibition, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ
2009  Pale Dreams , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
2008  Walking On Dry Land , Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix AZ
2007  Five Weeks in Sunlight , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
2006  Clearing Ground , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
2005  Past the Line of Memory , Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID
2004  Secret Life,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          From Nearness to Nearness , Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID
2003  The Visual Poetry of Mayme Kratz , Museum of Glass:
          International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma WA
          If Only By Trace , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
2002  Therefore,Contemporary Southwest Images XVII: The Stonewall Foundation Series , Tucson Museum of Art,Tucson AZ
2001  Divided , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          Between , Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle WA
2000  Waking in the Dark , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          Waking in the Dark , Joseph Gross Gallery, The University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
1999  In The Narrow Time , Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle WA
          What Is Not Forgotten , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
1998  Beyond the Fire,  Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ
          Meditations , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
1997  Mayme Kratz  and Lynn Geesaman , Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle WA
          Light Year , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
1996  In the Garden , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          Fragments of a Former Life , Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ
1995  Roots and Wings , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
1993  The Tree, the Nest, the Dreamer,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

Group Exhibitions

2017  Terra Mater, Atherton Gallery, Tucson AZ

2016  Indestructible Wonder, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose CA

2015  30 Year Anniversary, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix AZ
          Lightning Strikes, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco CA

2014  Hello Midtown, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix AZ
          Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs CA

2013  Desert Grasslands . A Desert Initiative Project, a multi-state collaboration,
          Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ
          Sonnets of Light , Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ
          Summer Gems , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

2012  Inhabiting , Center for the Arts, Art Association, Jackson WY
          Refresh: A Selection of Exceptional Works , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          Significant Forms , Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale AZ

2011  The Presence of Trees,  Ucross Foundation Art Gallery, Clearmont WY
          Wanderlust,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

2010  Desert Chromaticity , Springs Preserve, Las Vegas NV
          From the Ground Up , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          My Summer Vacation , Winston Wachter Gallery, Seattle WA

2009  Speak for the Trees , Friesen Gallery, Ketchum ID
          Everything Is Illuminated , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2008  Architecture in the Sonoran Desert,  exhibition/symposium, Barcelona Spain
          Local Produce,  summer exhibition, Lisa Sette Galley, Scottsdale AZ
          Notes from the Interior , Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ

2007  The Light of Blue,  Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
          Green Matters , Elliott Brown Gallery, Invitational Exhibition at SOFA Chicago

2006  New American City , Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe AZ
          Hair , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          20-Year Anniversary , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          The Surface II , Hayes George Gallery, Charlotte NC

2005  Terra Firma , Blue Star Art, San Antonio TX
          The Surface I , Hayes George Gallery, Charlotte NC
          Trying to Touch what Disappears , Hayes George Gallery, Charlotte NC
          Per Chance to Dream,  Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus Ohio
          Fall Reading , Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID

2004  Per Chance to Dream,  SCC, Pittsburgh PA
          Nature's Notations , Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ

2003  The Garden of Compassion , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ
          Theoretically Botanicals , Cumberland Gallery, Nashville TN

2002  Quartet , Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale AZ
          Home , Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID

2001  Phoenix Triennial 2001 , Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ
          Mirrors of Reflection , Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ

2000  Observation/Revelation: Plants and Insects Through the Lens of Art ,
          Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley ID
          Selections from the Permanent Collection, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale AZ

2000  Images of Nature , Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix

1999  Holding Light: Contemporary Glass Sculpture , Austin Museum of Art, Austin TX

1998  Fever , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1997  Small Works IV,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1996  Here & Now: Contemporary Arizona Artists ,
          University Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
          The Triennial Sofia 1996 International exhibition of Painting,  Sofia Bulgaria
          Natural Selection , Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1995  New Views,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1994  Small Works III,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
          House Sweet House,  New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit NJ

1993  Small Works II,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1992  Arizona Alliances,  Yuma Art Center, Yuma AZ
          Small Works I,  Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

1991  Pima Community College Art Gallery, Tucson AZ

1990  Earthday 1990,  Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco CA

1989  Arizona Artists to End World Hunger,  Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale AZ

Selected Public Collections and Commissions

America West Airlines, Tempe AZ
Bank USA, Phoenix AZ
Bank of America, Phoenix, AZ
Bechtler Arts Foundation, Charlotte NC
Biltmore Bank, Phoenix AZ
City of Chandler, Chandler Arts Commission AZ
City of Glendale, Glendale Arts Commission AZ
City of Phoenix, An Open Book , Phoenix Arts Commission AZ
City of Scottsdale, Public Arts Commission, AZ
City of Tempe, trueNorth , Public Arts Commission, Tempe Performing Arts Center
First Western Bank, Scottsdale AZ
McDonalds Corporation, Phoenix AZ
MGM Grand City Center, Aria Resort, Las Vegas, NV
Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma WA
Nordstrom, Kansas City KA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ
Phoenix Newspapers, Inc., Phoenix AZ
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose CA
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale AZ
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ

Selected Bibliography

Ross, Deborah. "dynamic duo at Sette" explore art: phoenix, February 13, 2015
Trimble, Lynn. Lisa Sette Opens Season with "The Brief Forever" in Phoenix, Phoenix New Times blog, January 26, 2015
Regan, Margaret. Landscapes Limned, Tucson Weekly, October 24, 2013
Young, Amy L. "Sometimes the Darkness" Java, No213 May 2013
Ross, Deborah. "Desert Supplement" Art Ltd. Magazine, January 2013
Orion – nature, culture, place, Ephemera Preserved -An Artistic inquiry, September/October 2011
Nilson, Richard. "Artist turns tiny objects into cosmic images" Arizona Republic, January 23 2011
Gross, Jaime, "The view from Phoenix" Dwell Magazine, July 30, 2010
Kelly, Danielle, Desert Delight, Las Vegas Sun, January 28, 2010
Keith Moskow & Robert Linn, "small scale, Creative Solutions for Better Living", 2010
Lombardi, D. Dominck. "An Eye on Arizona" dart International Spring/Summer 2010
Friesen, Andria. "Speak for the Trees" book, Marquand Books, Inc. 2009
Barton, Leslie. "The Secret Gardener" Phoenix New Times, March, 2008
Tyda, David. "The Northern Lights" Desert Living magazine, issue 75, September 2008
Regan, Margaret. "Complex Ambiguities" Tucson Weekly. May 22, 2008
Andrews, Scott. "Twenty Years at Lisa Sette Gallery" Java, February 2006
Clibborn, Edward Booth. "Phoenix 21st  Century City", Booth-Clibborn Editions 2006
Lengel, Kerry. "Who is Phoenix?" The Arizona Republic, September 10, 2006
Lineberry, Heather Sealy. "New American City: Artists Look Forward", Arizona State University Art
Museum, September 2006
Goddard, Dan R. 'Earthy' land exhibit examines nature. San Antonio Express, December 2005
Abrams, Amy. "Sacred Spaces" Desert Living, May/June, 2003
Wagonfeld, Judy. 'Moving Through Nature' glass exhibit taps into primal desires, The Settle Post-
Intelligencer, November 6, 2003
Cavallo-Collins, Gina. "Quartet" Shade, June 2002
Cushman, Jennifer. "An Artist By Nature" Scottsdale Life, March, 2002
Perreault, John. "Philosophical Close-ups" Therefore Exhibition, Tucson Museum of Art. September 2002
Sasse, Julie. "Intimate Discoveries: Nature and Poetry in the Art of Mayme Kratz" Therefore  Exhibition, Tucson Museum of Art. September 2002
Roots, Garrsion. "Designing the Worlds Best Public Art", The Images Publishing Group Ltd. 2002
Regan, Margaret. "Nature’s Reliquary" Tucson Weekly, September 19, 2002
Abrams, Amy. "Delicate Balance" Scottsdale Tribune, July 29, 2001
Cushman, Jennifer. "Masters of the Southwest" Phoenix Home and Garden, March, 2001
Vanesian, Kathleen. "Watery Awakening" New Times, June 15, 2000
Graham, Jean. "Holding Light: Contemporary Glass Sculpture ," Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas, 1999
Whitney, Kathleen. “Cultural Deserts: Off Center In Arizona & New Mexico.” Sculpture Magazine, July 1999
Lebow, Edward. "The Age of Resin" New Times, May 14, 1998
Nilsen, Richard. "Artist's Vision More Than Skin Deep" The Arizona Republic, May 10, 1998
Nilsen, Richard. "Artists Follow Postmodern Path Back to Nature" The Arizona Republic, May 4, 1997
Portwood, Pamela."Kratz Exhibit Gives Viewers Much to Muse On" The Arizona Daily Star October, 1996
Vanesian, Kathleen. "Cast from a Different Mold" New Times, vol. 27, 1996
Nilsen, Richard. "Hot Artists Enliven Nature, Pop Culture" The Arizona Republic, February 1993

Honors & Awards

2012  Artist in Residence, Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill NC
2010  Mid-Career Award recipient, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ
          Artist in Residence, Ucross Foundation, Clearmont WY
2009  Artist in Residence, Northwest Meets Southwest,  Point Roberts WA
2008  Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy Residence, Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo
2007  Artist in Residence, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ
2004  Visiting Artist, Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma WA
2002  Artist Project Grant, Arizona Commission on the Arts
1998  Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood WA
          Flow Fund Grant, Rockefeller Foundation
1995  Visual Arts Fellowship, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix AZ
1992  Artist Materials Fund Grant, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum

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