Solo Exhibitions

2019    Dark is Light, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
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

2018    Here and Now, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco CA
            Circle/Squared, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix AZ
            Wild Thing: Adventures with the Permanent Collection, Scottsdale Museum of
            Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
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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