Resume

Education

2005
MFA, University of Arizona

2000
BFA, Arizona State University



Selected Exhibition History

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019
Biophilia, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ

2018
Transient Luster, The Balcony at London Gold, Scottsdale, AZ

2017
Luster, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2014
Branching Patterns, Gallery five18, Boise, ID

2012
Mirrored, Eye Lounge Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ

2005
Presence: MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art

2002
Sustenance, MARS Art Space, Phoenix, AZ

2000
In the Fold: BFA Thesis Exhibition, The Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
Art on the Cellular Level, Phoenix International Airport
Five 15 to the Fifth, Five 15 Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Fantastical Botanical, Chandler Center for the Arts Gallery, Chandler, AZ

2018
Ceramic +, Mesa Community College Art Gallery, Mesa, AZ
Going Once!, Contemporary Forum Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum

2017
Contemporary Forum Awards Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum
Little by Little, Juror: Julie Sasse, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ
A Sense of Place, Juror: Garth Johnson, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
10x10x10xTieton, Jurors: Lloyd Herman, Gia Hamilton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA
No Paint Required, Curator: Constance McBride, The Coe House, Phoenix, AZ

2016
Sonoran Symbiosis, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Snow: Invitational Group Exhibition, The Coe House, Phoenix, AZ
Imprint, Two person show with Alexandra Bowers, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ
Botanical Garden, Curator: Michelle Dock, Tempe Public Library, Tempe, AZ
The Field, Curator: T'Alyne, Denver Captial Building, Denver, CO
10x10x10xTieton, Jurors: Adam Gildar, Susanna Crum, Rodolfo Salgado, Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA
Block Garden, Made Art Boutique, Phoenix, AZ
Little Sculpture Show: ISC 2016 Lifetime Award Gala, Three Sixty, New York City

2015
International Sculpture Conference: Little Sculpture Show, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Distilled in the Desert: ASU Alumni Exhibition, Curator: Mary Neubauer, Grant Street Studios, Phoenix, AZ
From Where I Stand, Jurors: Winn Taylor, Ray Beldner, Zach Seeger, Rebecca Meredith, Jonathan Butts, Scott Smudsky, uBe Art Gallery, Berkley, CA
Wax Stories, Niza Knoll Gallery, Denver, CO
Flora and Fauna, Orange County Creatives Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
10x10x10xTieton, Jurors: Sharon Arnold, Jerry Beck, Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA
10 x 10 Takes a Ride, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ
SMoCA Mix, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
The Contemporary Forum Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
All Art Arizona, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ
Southwestern Invitational Exhibition, Yuma Art Center, Yuma, AZ
Self Made: Eye Lounge 15 Year Retrospective, Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ

2014
The Contemporary Forum Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum
Gallery five18 Inaugural Exhibit, Gallery five18, Boise, ID

2013
American Dream, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ
Artists in Sanctuary Series: Mary Meyer, Sanctuary Resort and Spa, Paradise Valley, AZ
10 x 10 Benefit Show, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum%, Mesa, AZ

2012
All Art Arizona, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ
Strange Botany, Curator: Miles Conrad, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Petite: An Exhibition of Small Works, Calvin Charles Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Transitive Ephemera, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
Fresh, Eye Lounge Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ
Strange Language, Eye Lounge Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ

2011
Eye Candy, Eye Lounge Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ

2009
Unpolished: Feminist Art Exhibition, The Chocolate Factory, Phoenix, AZ
Fire in the Night, Night Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2007
Arizona Biennial, Guest Curator: Dianne Vanderlip,Tucson Museum of Art

2004
What’s Love Got To Do With It?, Curator: Julie Sasse, Tucson Museum of Art


Bibliography | Publications

2019
Vetter, Grant. "Mary Meyer: An Art of Conscience and Consequence" JAVA Magazine, 3 October

2018
Going Once! The Contemporary Forum Art Auction. Exhibition Catalogue, Phoenix Art Museum. In print. January

2017
Trimble, Lynn. "Your Guide to 13 Must-See Summer Art Shows in Metro Phoenix" Online. Phoenix New Times, 13 July
Trimble, Lynn. "The Best Art We Saw in June" Online. Phoenix New Times, 13 July

2016
Bartkowski, Becky. "100 Creatives" Online. Phoenix New Times, 19 July
Trimble, Lynn. "10 Best Artworks We Saw in Metro Phoenix in June 2016" Online. Phoenix New Times, 4 July
Self Made: Eye Lounge 15 Year Retrospective. Exhibition Catalogue, Vision Gallery. In print. March

2015
Taylor, Winn. "Mary Meyer: Lifting the Veil of Duality" Online. uBe Art blog, 25 November
10x10x10xTieton. Exhibition Catalogue, Mighty Tieton Warehouse. In print. October
The Contemporary Forum Art Auction. Exhibition Catalogue, Phoenix Art Museum. In print. March
Boise Weekly Cover Artist, Volume 24, Issue 6. Published 29 July

2014
The Contemporary Forum Art Auction. Exhibition Catalogue, Phoenix Art Museum. In print. March

2012
Ross, Deborah, "Think Small: Petite at Calvin Charles " Online. Explore Art: Phoenix, November
Jagmin, Christopher, "Artist Interview: Mary Meyer" Online. Culture Seen, 8 May
Lawton, Claire, "Seven Must-See Art Shows During Third Friday" Online. Phoenix New Times, May

2005
Dawson, Kylee. "MFA Exhibition Will Dazzle" In print. Arizona Daily Wildcat. April

2004
Sasse, Julie. "What's Love Got To Do With It? Perceptions of Relationships and Solitude" Exhibition Essay, Tucson Museum of Art. February


Awards and Grants

2016
Contemporary Forum Artist Grant, Phoenix Art Museum

2007
George McCullough Award, Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art

2005
Master of Fine Arts Fellowship Award, University of Arizona
Medici Scholarship, University of Arizona
Albert M. Haldeman Scholarship, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Graduate Tuition Award, University of Arizona

2003
Honorable Mention Award, Arizona Student Sculpture Competition, Carefree, AZ

2002
Graduate Registration Scholarship, University of Arizona

2001
1st Place in 3D Art, Mish, Mosh & More, Gallery of Contemporary and Indigenous Art, Tucson, AZ

2000
Honorable Mention, Artlink’s 4th Annual Juried Exhibition, Phoenix City Hall
Board of Regents’ Scholarship, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ


Professional Experience

2017
Presenting Artist, Arizona Governor's Arts Awards, Phoenix, AZ

2016
Casting Metal, Making Art, Panel Presentation, Scottsdale Public Art
Member of National Sculpture Society

2014 - 2015
Represented Artist, Gallery five18, Boise, ID

2013 - 2016
Member of International Sculpture Center

2013
Guest Artist, Critique and Presentation, Arizona Artists Guild, Phoenix, AZ

2012 - 2014
Represented Artist, Calvin Charles Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2011 - 2013
Artist and Executive Board Member, Eye Lounge Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ

2005
Public Lecture, University of Arizona Museum of Art

2002
Panelist: 4th International Conference on Cast Iron Art, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

2001- 2002
Artist Member, MARS Artspace, Phoenix, AZ


Professional Teaching Experience

2012 - 2016
Adjunct Professor, 3D Design, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ

2013 - 2015
Sculpture Workshop Instructor, Visions Youth Program, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

2008
Associate Faculty, Foundry Casting and Research Methods, Arizona State University
Coordinator for Desert Iron: Annual Spring Iron Symposium, Arizona State University

2004
Foundry Assistant for Artist Mary Neubauer, Tempe, AZ

2002 - 2004
Foundry Technical Assistant, University of Arizona
Teacher of Record, Sculpture, University of Arizona


Numerous Private Collections