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Mary Beth Michaels
Clear, Alaska

EDUCATION
1984 BFA, Printmaking/Drawing, University of Alaska Fairbanks
1971 BA, History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
1974-1996 Workshops and seminars with Krishna Reddy, Warrington Colescott, Ray Perotti, John Slivon, Nori Sato, Karen Breshi, Richard Ashe and others

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1997 Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK
1994 Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA
  Fairbanks Athletic Club, Fairbanks, AK
  Two-person show, Site 250 Fine Art, Fairbanks AK
1993 Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK
  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK
1992 Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1989 Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK
1988 Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK
1984 BFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
1983 University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
1980 Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2001 "Over the Brooks Range and Down the North Slope," Resurrection Bay Gallerie, Seward, AK
  "Arctic Eyes," Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
  Two-person show, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
1999 "Arctic Anomaly," 4-person show, Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "Charged Particles," group book show, Main Street Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
  "Relief Prints by Six," Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK
1998 Two-person show, Site 250 Fine Art, Fairbanks, AK
1997 "Gallery Artists Exhibition 1997," Site 250 Fine Art, Fairbanks, AK
  "Unleashed," Artique, Anchorage, AK
  "64th Parallel Art Exhibit," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK (Honorable Mention)
1996 "Relics, Artifacts & Other Mysteries," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition," Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
1995 "64th Parallel Juried Show," Fairbanks, AK
1994 "Printmakers North," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "Print show," Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK
  "Fairbanks Painters '94," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "Alaskan Landscapes, Views of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge," Wignall Museum Gallery, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
1993 "64th Parallel Juried Show," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1992 "Recent acquisitions," Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
  "64th Parallel Juried Show," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "Women's Show," Visual Arts Center, Anchorage, AK
1991 "Paintings from the Arctic Refuge," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "A Synthesis Perchance, Selections from the Alaska Museum Permanent Collection," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "64th Parallel Juried Show," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "Fairbanks Painters Show," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1990 "Stein Family Reunion," Fine Arts Gallery, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  "64th Parallel Juried Show," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1989 "Four Women Who Never Knew Gertrude Stein 89," Fine Arts Gallery, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
  "64th Parallel Juried Show," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "Concerning Spirit," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1988 "Ididafish," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "Monotype Invitational," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  "64th Parallel Juried Show," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1987 "Four Women Who Never Knew Gertrude Stein," Fine Arts Gallery, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
  Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra informal travelling exhibit to the People's Republic of China
  "Interior Artisans," Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1986 "All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition," Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK (Alaska State Art Bank Purchase Award)
1985 "Panned Art," University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, AK
1984 "All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition," Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
1981 "All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition," Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
1980 "2nd Alaskan Wildlife Art Exhibition," Audubon Society, Anchorage, AK (First Place in Graphics)
  "Visual Arts Center group show," Anchorage Museum of History and Art Anchorage, AK
1979 "Prints '79" (Juror's Choice Award and Alaska State Art Bank Purchase Award)

COLLECTIONS
  Alaska Contemporary Art Bank
  Alaska State Museum
  Anchorage Museum of History and Art
  University of Alaska Museum
  Denali Borough

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS
1994-1997 Artists' Travel Permit, Denali National Park, AK
1993 Artist's Residency, Villa Montalvo, Saratoga, CA
1991 Travel Grant, Alaska State Council on the Arts

TEACHING/PROFESSIONAL
1999-2001, 1984-1996 Art reviewer/critic, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
2000 Visiting artist, Anderson School, Anderson, AK
1996 Artist in the Schools, Ryan Middle School, Fairbanks, AK
1992 Artist in the Schools, Weller School, Fairbanks, AK
1990-1991 Arts correspondent, The All-Alaska Weekly
1988,1989 Fairbanks Summer Fine Arts Camp, drawing and painting
1985-1987 University of Alaska Rural Education, Nenana, AK, painting, drawing & printmaking
1986 Lecturer, University of Alaska Fairbanks
1979-1982 Participating artist, Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, AK