Bio

EXHIBITIONS

2017

Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY “Thru the Rabbit Hole 2”

Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NY “The Big Small Show”

2016

Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ  “The Nature of Things” (Solo room)

2015

Mixed Greens, New York, NY “Luminescent Radiolaria” Window Installation (Solo)

2014

Rose Burlingham Projects, New York, NY “The New Green”

2013

Wave Hill, Bronx, NY “Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology”

BRIC “Short List” curated by Leslie Kerby (online)

BKB Community Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

2012

Beaumaris Festival, Wales, “Plankton Shape and Form: An Inspiration in Art and Design”

A Gallery Contemporary, Martha’s Vineyard, MA, Summer Pop-Up (4 person)

2011

Kentler International Drawing Space, “The Kentler Flatfiles @ 21”

2009

The Arts at Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI, “Slow News International”

2008

Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, NY, “Friends”

ArtNow, (Fair) Broadthinking, New York, NY

Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver, CO

2007

ASLO, The Influence of Planktonic Form in Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

2006

Institute for Psychoanalytical Research, New York, NY

2005

d.u.m.b.o Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY “Human Scale” curated by Doug Bohr

Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland “The Trunk Show”

Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University “The Trunk Show

Stellar Union, Southampton, NY

2004 d.u.m.b.o Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY “Up and Off the Wall” curated by Donald Sultan

Rubin Museum of Art “The Flag Project”

2003

Field Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, MA “Artists Respond To War”

2000

Exit Art, New York, NY “Choices”

1999

Rule Modern & Contemporary, Denver, CO “Denatured” (2 person)

MMC Gallery, New York, NY “Animal Lives”

1998

Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA “Death & Desire Show”

1997

Boulder Museum for Contemporary Art, CO “Natural Abstraction: Holly Sumner – Paradise as Site” (Solo)

Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York, NY “Edge of Chaos” curated by John Torreano

1996

Gray Matters, Dallas, TX “Drawing from New York”

1995

Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY “Under Glass”

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburg, PA “Like Young: 12 New York Painters” curated by Ingrid Schaffner

1995

Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY “Green Piece”

1994

Ellsworth Public Library, Maine “Emerging New York Artists”

1993

Artists Space, New York, NY “Artists Select”

The Drawing Center, New York, NY “The Return of the Cadavre Exquis”

1992

Skep Gallery, New York, NY “Holly Sumner: Paintings” (Solo)

Skep Gallery, New York, NY “Suzanne Bocanegra, Kellie Murphy, Holly Sumner”

1991

MMC Gallery, Marymount College, New York, NY “In Memory of Nature”

1986

Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY

Denver Art Museum “Alliance for Contemporary Art Exhibit”

Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO “A Colorado Landscape Painters Show”

1985

Aspen Museum of Art, CO “Colorado Landscape: New Directions”

1984

Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO “Messengers” (Solo)

Unicorn Gallery, Aspen, CO (Solo)

City Spirit Gallery, Denver, CO “Holly Sumner, Phillip Wofford” (2 person)

Denver Art Museum “Colorado Biennial”

Traveled to: Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO

Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

Colorado State University Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

Aspen Museum of Art, CO “Small Wonders”

Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO “A Colorado Painting Show”

1983

Cocodrilles II Building, Denver, CO “Six”

1982

Cocodrilles II Building, Denver, CO “CRANE: Colorado Resident Artists New Exhibitions”

Clayton Staple Memorial Gallery, Wichita State University, KS

FLATFILES

Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Mixed Greens Video Interview; “Luminescent Radioalaria”, Produced by Mixed Greens Gallery,  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0Q-ue3p9v9pdEdNazJxQVhWQ00/view?usp=sharing

Hodara, Susan. “Where Medieval Armor Meets the Aquatic” New York Times, September 19, 2013

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Clegg, Nancy. “Art: Blandscapes”, Westword, (Denver, CO), Feb 5 – 11, 1986, p. 30

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Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), Jan 17, 1986, p. 7W

Glenn, Reed. “Ten artists offer landscapes for all seasons”, The Sunday Camera. (Boulder, CO), Jan 12, 1986, p. 10A

Anon. “American West is theme of show”, The Aspen Times Feb 28, 1985, p. 9B

Clurman, Irene. “A show to match the mountains”, Rocky Mountain News.(Denver, CO), March 19, 1985, p. 41

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Fudge, Jane. “Messengers: artists in awe of birds”, Daily Camera (Boulder, CO) Oct 10, 1984, p. 11A

Kronwitter, Carol. “Colorado Biennial 1983: Contemporary show is nice change”

The Pueblo Star-Journal and Sunday Chieftain, Pueblo, CO April 8, 1984, p.2D

Price, Max. “Exhibition explores the roles of birds in legends” The Denver Post. Oct 5, 1984.

Price, Max. “Catching a bit of City Spirit” The Denver Post Dec 21, 1984, p. 47

Pytel, Christopher. “Eye fantasies, myths of the west”, The Apen Times, March 29, 1984, p. 7B

Clurman, Irene. “Museum Biennial puts bite in art” Rocky Mountain News (Denver) Dec 9 1983, p. 7W

Fudge, Jane. “’83 Biennial: a mixture of peaks and valleys” Daily Camera (Boulder) Dec 28, 1983, p. 10E