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

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


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


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


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


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

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

BKB Community Art Show, Brooklyn, NY


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)


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


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


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

ArtNow, (Fair) Broadthinking, New York, NY

Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver, CO


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


Institute for Psychoanalytical Research, New York, NY


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”


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


Exit Art, New York, NY “Choices”


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

MMC Gallery, New York, NY “Animal Lives”


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


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


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


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

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


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


Ellsworth Public Library, Maine “Emerging New York Artists”


Artists Space, New York, NY “Artists Select”

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


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

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


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


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”


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


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”


Cocodrilles II Building, Denver, CO “Six”


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

Clayton Staple Memorial Gallery, Wichita State University, KS


Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn, NY


Mixed Greens Video Interview; “Luminescent Radioalaria”, Produced by Mixed Greens Gallery,

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

Schubert, Lisa; Winchester, Simon; Paul, Katherine Anne. The Flag Project. (New York, NY) 2007. p 145, 188

Smith, Craig. “Making a mountain out of a micro-organism” Pasatiempo (Santa Fe,NM) Feb 2-8,2007, pp.40-42

Paglia, Michael.”Place Settings”Westword,(Denver,CO) March 11-17,1999, p.59

Chandler, Mary.”Critcs’ Choice: Art”,Denver Rocky Mountain News, Sunday Feb 14,1999, p.31

Heath, Jennifer. “Making the Ordinary Extraordinary”, Boulder Planet, June 25, 1997, p.4C

Anon. “From the Big Apple”, The Dallas Morning News, Nov 15, 1996, guide p. 44

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Artists ‘Select’ Part 1”, The New York Times, Jan 7,1996, p. C23

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

Clurman, Irene. “Eye on Art: Colorado landscape artists exhibit variety of styles”,

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

Julian, June. “Holly Sumner”(review), New Art Examiner, Feb 1985, p. 66

Anon. “Unicorn exhibits pair of painters”, The Aspen Times, March 22, 1984, p. 13B

Fudge, Jane. “The 1983 Colorado Biennial” Muse. Feb/March 1984, p.13

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