LYNN CRISWELL  Visual Artist


Lynn

E-mail: lynncriswell55@gmail.com

Links:
Blog, Michael Bishop and Lynn Criswell
Michael Bishop Sculpture


Public Art Commisions & Residencies
2015  Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Zev Family Support Center, CA
2010-2015  Visiting studio artist, ten month and five month residency, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
2011  Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Sacramento, CA. Site: Sacramento International Airport, Terminal B
2005  Artist-in-Residency at Kurtz GmbH, Wiebelbach, Germany
2002-2003  Art in Public Places Award, State of California, Capitol East End Project, Sacramento, CA
2002  Tamara Thomas, Fine Arts Services Inc., Los Angeles, CA
1998  Chico Arts Commission, awarded public arts commission, downtown municipal building, Chico, CA

Solo Exhibitions
2010  “New Work,” Skinner Howard Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
2008  “Telling,” Limn Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007  “Show and Tell,” Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002  “No Peace For The Inner Child,” John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
2000  “The Next Lesson,” Redding Museum of Art & History, Redding, CA
2000  “2 Lessons,” Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1999  “Personal Iconography,” UNI Gallery Of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
1999  “Parables,” Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1998  “Double Edged Faces,” A.I.R. Gallery, Gallery II, New York, New York
1997  “New Work,” Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California
1995  “Egress-Transgression,” Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California
1993  “Recent Sculpture And Paintings On Panels,” Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1989  “Lynn Criswell - New Work,” Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1984  Redding Museum, Redding, California
1983  “Glassworks,” Smith Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

Two Person Exhibitions
2011  “Yeni Eserler,” New Work, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2005  “Kunst und Kultur bei Kurtz” – “Art and Culture at Kurtz,” Wiebelbach, Germany
1994  “Objects and Subjects,” Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
1991  “Black And White In Color,” Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991  Lynn Criswell and Michael Bishop – “New Work,” Smith Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1985  “Recent Work,” Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016  “Cam Ocağı Exhibition,” Tophane-i Amire, Istanbul, Turkey
2013  “The Elastic Past,” Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
2012  “John Cage,” Kuad Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2006  “Peekapoo,” Limn Gallery San Francisco, CA
2000  “Sassy Sexy Sweet Sordid Surreal,” Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1996  “California Art Index #17,” Merging One Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1995  “Eclectic Selection,” Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1995  “Art & Survival,” Vartai Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
1992  “Discovery! Contemporary California Narration’s,” American Cultural Center, Brussels, Belgium
1990  “California Eccentrics,” University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
1990  “New Work,” Klabal Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1990  “Write On! Letters, Words, And Art,” Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, AR
1986  “Homage To Joseph Beuys,” The Embassy Gallery of West Germany, Izmir, Turkey
1985  California “Artists Look At Architecture,” TransAmerica Pyramid, San Francisco, California
1985  “Studio Glass: A Contemporary American Survey,” Redding Museum, Redding, CA
1984  “3-Dimensions,” Fox Fine Arts Center, University of Texas at El Paso, Texas
1984  “San Francisco Art Commission: Celebration Of Form,” Ft. Mason, San Francisco, California
1984  “Glassworks,” Richard Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
1983  “Constructions,” Temporary Exhibition and Cultural Program, San Francisco Airport Commission, San Francisco, CA
1981-1984  “American In Glass,” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
1981  Traveled throughout the U.S.A. and Europe

Catalogs
2011  “Yeni Eserler,” New Work, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2009  “Memory Lead,” LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005  “Kunst und Kultur bei Kurtz” – “Art and Culture at Kurtz,” Wiebelbach, Germany
2002  “No Peace For The Inner Child,” John Natsoulas Gallery,Davis, CA
1985  “3-Dimensions,” Main Gallery, Fox Fine Arts Center, University of Texas at El Paso, Texas
1981  “American In Glass,” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin

Articles and Reviews
2010  Dalkey, Victoria, “Dean de Cocker and Lynn Criswell,” Sacramento Bee
2005  JBR/Breuninger, “Kunstwerkstatt,” bei Kurtz, Samtag
1999  Hess, Harvey, “Three-in-one exhibition at UNI Gallery of Art hits 10 on scale,” Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
1999  Kimi Julian, “Women’s Work,” Sacramento News and Review
1997  Victoria Dalkey, “Lynn Criswell Looks Back,” Sacramento Bee
1997  Cassandra Dearborne, “Lynn Criswell: art as language and objects of femme,” On The Town Magizine
1995  Diane Weissman, “Pittura Metaphysica,” About Art
1994  Marie Vickers Horne, “Objects and Subjects,” Art Of California
1990  Glowen, Ron, “Life’s Journey,” Artweek
1985  Singh, Saunthy, “Defined By Medium,” Artweek
1984  French, Christopher, “Continuing The Art-Craft Discours,” Artweek
1984  Simon, Richard, “Here’s A Crystal-Clear Example of Glass As An ArtisticMedium,” The Sacramento Union
1984  Winter, David, “People Who Live In Glass Houses…,” Times Tribune
1983  Latorior, Irene, “Bishop/Criswell Exhibition At Monterey Museum Gallery,” The Sunday Peninsula Herald

Visiting Lecturer
2010-2015  Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
2004, 2002  Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany
2000  Redding Museum of Art & History, Redding, California
1999  University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
1995  Cornish School of The Arts, Seattle, Washington
1993  State University of New York, New Paltz, New York
1993  Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
1993  University of Anatolia, Eskisehir, Turkey
1993  Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
1990  Mills College, Oakland, California
1986  United States Information Agency, Ankara, Turkey
1985  The Wiesbaden Sculpture Group, Wiesbaden, Germany
1985  Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, California