Sherry Markovitz | Resume

Born in 1947 in Chicago; resides in Seattle.

Education
1975 MFA Printmaking, University of Washington, Seattle
1969 BA Ceramics and Art Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison

One Person Exhibitions
2016
Time to Take a Walk, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013
Sculpture and Paintings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010
Stories, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2008
Shimmer: Paintings and Sculptures, 1979-2007
, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA;
Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR; curators Chris Bruce and Keith Wells, (book)
The True Story: Sculpture and Paintings on Silk, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2003
Devotions
, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (catalog)

2001
Throwing Voices
, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

1997
Form and Figure, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York

1992-1993
ARTcurrents 10: Sherry Markovitz, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC;

1992
Life Forms
, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle

1987
Documents Northwest, Seattle Art Museum (catalog, essay by Vicki Halper )

1986
U.S. Projects
, Artist's Space, New York; organized by Anne Focke (catalog)

1985
From Dust to Dust and In Between, Artist’s Space, New York

1983
Easy Targets
, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle

1981
Bucks and Does, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle

1979
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle

1977
Women: Body, Space and Personal Ritual, and/or Gallery
, Seattle; curated by Lucy Lippard (catalog)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
Living with Art: The Newman Collection, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

2016
What’s New at TAM?, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2014
In Passionate Pursuit, The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Collection and Legacy, Portland Art Museum, Portland, curator Bruce Guenther (catalog)

2013
Collecting Contemporary Glass, Corning Museum of Art, Corning, New York, Tina Oldknow (catalog)
Creating the New Northwest, Selections from the Lucy and Herb and Lucy Pruzan Collectiion, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA (catalog) Rock Hushka

2012-3
BAM Biennial 2012 - Fiber Diet, Bellevue Arts Museum, WA

2012
Provenance: In Honor of Arlene Schnitzer, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; curator Larry Fong (catalog)
Small Paintings, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2011
Wild Kingdom, Texas State University, Austin, Texas, curator Mary Mikel Stump

2011
Mars vs. Venus: Images of Male and Female, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Seattle as Collector: Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs Turns 40, SAM Downtown Forum Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010-11
About Previews of Things to Come, Prographica, Seattle, WA
Animal Instinct: Allegory, Allusion, and Anthropomorphism. John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; curator Leslie Umberger

2010
The Art of Discovery: Celebrating 50 Years of Inspiring Young Minds Through The Junior League of Seattle’s Northwest Art Collection
. Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA; curator Stefano Catalani (catalog)
Seattle Public Utilities Portable Works: Northwest Mid-Career Artists, Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, Seattle, WA
Homage to the Artists, Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, ID
A Show of Hands, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA; curator Barbara Matilsky (catalog)
Made in U.S.A., Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009
Out of Bounds: Art from the collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA; curator Barbara Matilsky (catalog)
The Bead Quiz, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; curator Pam McClusky
New Acquisitions, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; curator Michael Darling
The Toy Show II, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (catalog)
I.D.: Individual Demographics, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008
Heads (dis)Embodied, Kirkland Arts Center, Seattle, WA
No Joke: Selections from the Pruzan Collection, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA; curator Vicki Halper
Good Doll Bad Doll, Armory Center for the Arts; Pasadena; curator Michael Duncan.

2007-2009
Contrasts: A Glass Primer
, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA; curator Vicki Halper (catalog)

2007
Drawing in the New Year
: Exploring Memory and Ancestry at the Jewish New Year, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle; curator Karen Kosoglad

2006
Made in Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, curator Susan Rothenberg

2005
Partners
, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA; curator Deborah Paine

2004
Transformed by Fire
: Sculpture in Glass from the Collection of Jack and Becky Benaroya, Seattle Art Museum; curator Margery Aronson
Shakespeare as Muse, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland; curator Josine Ianco-Starrels
The Hunt: Ritual and Narrative, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
Move, Rochester Art Center, MN; curator B.J. Shigaki
A Northwest Summer, Seattle Art Museum; curator Susan Rosenberg

2002
Imaging Cosmologies, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle

2001
Weird and Whimsical
: Northwest Art from the Permanent Collection, Seattle Art Museum, WA

2000-2001
2000 ½: Going Forward, Looking Back
, Seattle Art Museum; curated by Trevor Fairbrother

1997-2000
Pure Vision: American Bead Artists Exhibition
, LSU Union Art Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge; Pensacola Museum of Art, FL; Boise Art Museum, ID; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR; Irvine Art Center, Irvine, CA; Leedy Voulkos Art Center and Gallery, Kansas City, MO; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH; Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL; Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA; Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY; curated by Sherry Leedy and B. J. Shigaki. Support provided by Exhibits U.S.A., (catalog, with essay by Matthew Kangas)

1997
The Importance of Toys, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York Seattle Collects Paintings, Seattle Art Museum; curated by Trevor Fairbrother and Chiyo Ishikawa Glass Today: American Studio Glass, Cleveland Museum of Art; curated by Henry Hawler (catalog) Collection Highlights: 1945 - Present, Seattle Art Museum; curated by Trevor Fairbrother

1996
Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York
Family Matters, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (catalog)

1995
Contemporary Beads & Beadwork, Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO; Portland Art Museum
Breaking Barriers, Portland Art Museum, OR; Madison Art Center, WI; Albany Museum of Art, GA; American Craft Museum, New York; curated by Matthew Kangas (catalog)
Beyond Tradition, Index Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA; curated by Marjorie Hirsh

1994
Wildlife
, California Center for the Arts, Escondido; curated by Reesey Shaw (catalog)
Pure Vision: American Bead Artists Exhibition, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN; Paul Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona, MN
The Spirit of the Bead Ornamentation, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St Louis

1993
The Shell Game: The Button as Craft
, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
Washington: Voices in Contemporary Sculpture, Bellevue Art Museum, WA

1992
Drawings by Sculptors, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle

1991
Syncretism
, Alternative Museum, New York; curated by Geno Rodriguez (catalog)
Rodeo in Fact and Fiction, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK

1990
Views and Visions in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Art Museum; curated by Barbara Johns
New Work, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle
Structure and Surface: Beads in Contemporary American Art, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC

1989
2-D/3-D: Sculptor's Drawings, Seattle Art Museum; curated by Vicki Halper

1988-1991
Structure and Surface: Beads in Contemporary American Art
, John Michael Kohler Arts Center,Sheboygan, WI;
Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC (catalog, essay by Mark Leach)

1988
Contemporary Survey: Visible Presence in the Northwest
, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
Structure and Surface: Beads in Contemporary American Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
Sheboygan, WI (catalog, essay by Mark Leach)

1987-1990
The Eloquent Object, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; circulate to: San Jose Museum of Art, CA; Chicago Public Library Cultural Center; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Oakland Museum, CA; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; Orlando Museum of Fine Arts, FL; National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan. c Curated by Marcia Manhart and Tom Manhart. (catalog)

1987
Aspects of Drawing Part II: Representation, The Public Art Space, Seattle
Standing Ground: Sculpture by American Women, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, OH (catalog)
The Bead Goes On: Expressions in Contemporary Beadwork, Maude Kearns Art Center, Eugene, OR (catalog)
The Ubiquitous Bead, Bellevue Art Museum, WA

1986-1988
Third Western States Biennial, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; New Orleans Contemporary Art Center; Colorado Springs Fine Art Center; San Antonio Museum of Art; Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT; San Jose Museum of Art (catalog)

1986
Northwest Impressions: Works on Paper, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle

1985
American Women in Art: Works on Paper, Nairobi, Kenya; curated by Cynthia Navaretta (catalog)

1984
Strange, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; curated by Chris Bruce (catalog)
Seattle Now, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC, Canada
Surface, Material, Structure, Hodges/Banks Gallery, Seattle

1983
Self-Portraits, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (catalog, essay by Peter Frank)
The American Artist as Printmaker, 23rd National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, NY;
curated by Barry Walker (catalog
Bumberbiennale: Art Since ‘Century 21’ 1963-83, Seattle Center, Seattle; curated by Matthew Kangas
Group Show, University of Idaho, Moscow
Seattle Artists, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Pacific Northwest Today, Brentwood Gallery, St Louis, MO

1982
Urban Vernacular, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
Animal Imagery, Sebastian Moore Gallery Denver
Washington Printmakers, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma
Windfall Press Project, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA

1981
Big Paintings, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle
Portopia '81, Kobe, Japan; curated by Richard Andrews for Port of Seattle
Seattle Drawings, Seattle Pacific University, WA
The Farm Project, Arlington, WA

1980
Contemporary Washington State Artists, Cranberry Galleries, Ocean Spray Cranberry, Plymouth, MA
Raconteur: A Private View, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; curated by Chris Bruce

1979
Nineteen Artists in Seventy-Nine, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle (catalog)
Cornish Faculty, Institute for Pedagogical Studies, Vladivostok, USSR

1976-1977
30 Years of American Printmaking: 20th National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, NY
(catalog, essay by Gene Baro)

Awards, Grants and Commissions
1990 Seattle Artists Grant, Seattle Arts Commission
1981 Special Projects Grant, and/or Gallery, Seattle
1979 Grant for painting, Washington Honors Program, Washington State Arts Commission
1977 Northwest Projects Grant, and/or Gallery, Seattle

Selected Collections
Bank of America, Seattle, WA
The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, NY
Dow Jones Collection, New York, NY
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Junior League, Seattle, WA
John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Museum of Arts and Design, (formerly American Craft Museum), New York, NY
Progressive Insurance, Mayfield Village, OH
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Seattle City Light One Percent for Art Collection, Seattle, WA
Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, WA
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Washington Art Consortium: Works on Paper Collection, Bellingham, WA