Michael Stevens

2009

Michael Stevens: One Act Plays, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2008

Eccentric Imagery, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA.

Play Time, Sacramento International Airport, Terminal B, Sacramento, CA.

Against The Grain, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA.

2006

His & Hers, JAYJAY, Sacramento, CA.

Artful Jesters, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2005

Art from Adeliza's Candy Store, Folsom History Museum, Folsom, CA.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Stellar Art From Area Collections, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA.

2004

Michael Stevens: New Work, Braunstein/Quay, San Francisco.

2003

Knock on Wood: Sculpture by Michael Stevens, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

Revealing Influences: Conversations with Bay Area Artists, Museum of Craft Folk Art,
San Francisco, CA.

2002

Visual Perspectives: 14 Years of the Virginia A. Groot Awards, Groot Foundation Space and SOFA Chicago at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.

2001

Mr. & Mrs., Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan, Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento.

2000

Cats and Dogs, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL

Trashformations: Recycled Materials in Contemporary American Art and Design, The Metropolitan State College of Denver, Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO.

Michael Stevens: New Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1999

Altered: The Animal in Contemporary Art, The Museum of Art and History at The McPherson Center, Santa Cruz, CA.

1998

Sculptural Perspectives for the New Millennium, The LEF Foundation, St. Helena, CA.

Mr. & Mrs., Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA.

Trashformations: Recycled Materials in Contemporary American Art and Design, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN.; Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX.; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH; Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR.

1997

Hello Again: A New Wave of Recycled Art and Design, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.

Trashformations: Recycled Materials in Contemporary American Art and Design, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA.           

Michael Stevens: New Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.       

1995

National Objects Invitational, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR.

1994

Here and Now, Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collections, Great Hall High Bay, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.

The Michael Himovitz Gallery, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

Michael Stevens: New Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1993

Mr. & Mrs.: New Works by Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.

1992

From the Studio: Recent Painting and Sculpture By 20 California Artists, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.

Discovery! Contemporary California Narratives, American Cultural Center, Brussels, Belgium and Himovitz/Miller Gallery, Pavilions, Sacramento, CA.

Michael Stevens: New Work, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1990

California Eccentrics, Illini Union Art Gallery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne. IL.

Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan: A Survey, Memorial Union Gallery, University of California, Davis.

Michael Stevens: New Work, Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Against the Grain: Contemporary Wood Sculpture, Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA.

1989

Narratives in Wood, Redding Art Museum, Redding, CA.

Artists from the Braunstein/Quay Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA.

What the Music Looks Like, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.

Animal Show, Transamerica Pyramid Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1988

Animal Imagery, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.

The Dog Show, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

In the Folk Tradition: Contemporary Wood Sculpture, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL.

CSUS Forty Years of Art, Robert Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento and The William H. Cook Gallery, Rancho Cordova, CA.

Wood Sculpture/Seven Contemporary Artists from the Sacramento Area, Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.

1987

Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan, Richard H. Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.

Busts, Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1986

Mixed Media, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.

Fetishes, Burpee Art Museum, Rockford, IL.

Fine Wood, Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA.

Contemporary American Wood Sculpture, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL; The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA.

1985

Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

Menagerie, San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA.

Works in Wood: A Survey of Contemporary Sculpture, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA.

Contemporary American Wood Sculpture, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Sunrise Museum, Charleston WV; Florida International University Visual Arts Gallery, Miami, FL.

1984

Contemporary American Wood Sculpture, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

Political Cartoons and Other Opinions, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1983

The Slant Step Revisited, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis and The San Francisco Art Commission Gallery.

1982

Northern California: Focus on the Figure, Brentwood Gallery II, St. Louis, MO.

Bay Area Figurative Sculpture, Transamerica Pyramid Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

California Connections: Sacramento State College, The Early '70's, Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco and Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA.

1981

Works in Wood, Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, KS.

Humor in Art, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.

Welcome to the Candy Store, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

New Talent, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY.

Sculpture Invitational, Alaska State Arts Council.   Traveled to Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau, AK.

The Animal Image: Contemporary Objects and the Beast, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

1980

Painted Sculpture, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA.

Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan, Tempo Gallery, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA. 

1979

Animals: Celebration and Communion, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park; Alan Hancock College, Santa Maria; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose; Pence Gallery, Davis, CA.

Humor in Northern California, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA.

New Wood Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Group Exhibition, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY.

New Wood Sculpture from the West, Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1978

Artists Working in Wood, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA.

1977

The Downtown Dog Show, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Beauty of the Beast: Animal Images in Contemporary Art, Kohler Arts Center, Shebogan, WI.

Group Show, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA.

1976

Candy Store Gallery Artists, American River College Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA.

1975

Fifty Years of Crocker Kingsley, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

1972

Sacramento Valley Show, E. Walters Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

1971

Small Objects Show, E. Walters Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

1970

Young Bay Area Sculptors, E. Walters Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

Awards

2000

Distinguished Service Award, Sponsored by the CSUS Alumni Association.

1999

Sculpture Fellowship, Virginia Groot Foundation, Evanston, IL.

1998

Individual Artist Fellowship, California Arts Council.

1982

James D. Phelan Award in Art for Sculpture, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery.
Sponsored by The San Francisco Foundation.

Public Art Projects

2006

Commission, Kaiser Permanente, Lincoln, CA.

2003

Public Art Commission, California Department of Health Services,
East End Complex, State of California, Sacramento, CA.

1988

Public Art Commission, Cherry Island Golf Course, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission.

Public Collections

C.S.C. Index, San Francisco, CA.

di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA.

Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Kidder, Peabody & Co., New York, NY.

Lexecon Corporation, Chicago, IL.

Livingston & Mattesich, Sacramento, CA.

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.

Persis Corporation, Honolulu, HI.

Squadron Press, Kansas City, MO.

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

California State University, Sacramento Permanent Collection.