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Public Art Commisions & Residencies
2014-IP Los Angeles County Arts Commission, San Fernando Valley 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
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
1991Lynn 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
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, 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
6/25/2010 Dalkey, Victoria, "Dean de Cocker and Lynn Criswell," Sacramento Bee
7/30/2005 JBR/Breuninger, "Kunstwerkstatt," bei Kurtz, Samtag
9/15/1999 Hess, Harvey, "Three-in-one exhibition at UNI Gallery of Art hits 10 on scale," Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
2/4/1999 Kimi Julian, "Women's Work," Sacramento News and Review
1/26/1997 Victoria Dalkey, "Lynn Criswell Looks Back," Sacramento Bee
January 1997 Cassandra Dearborne, "Lynn Criswell: art as language and objects of femme," On The Town Magizine
June 1995 Diane Weissman, "Pittura Metaphysica," About Art
June 1994 Marie Vickers Horne, "Objects and Subjects," Art Of California
10/25/1990 Glowen, Ron, "Life's Journey," Artweek
4/13/1985 Singh, Saunthy, "Defined By Medium," Artweek
5/12/1984 French, Christopher, "Continuing The Art-Craft Discours Artweek
5/8/1984 Simon, Richard, "Here's A Crystal-Clear Example of Glass As An ArtisticMedium," The Sacramento Union
January, 1984 Winter, David, "People Who Live In Glass Houses...," Times Tribune
9/4/1983 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
   
Selected Collections
  Arter & Hadden, LLP (Law Firm), Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Austin Conkey and Mr. Michael Smith, San Francisco, CA
Ms. Donna Crab, Sacramento, CA
Ms. Leslie Criswell, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
Brent and Barry Davenport/Zorthian, San Francisco, CA
Mr. Guy Downing and Mr. James Snidle, San Francisco, CA
Ms. Janet Edson and Don Margolis, Davis, CA
Ms. Sara Fitzmaurice, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ms. Francesca Freedman, Palo Alto, CA
Mark Friedman and Margie Soloman, Sacramento, CA
Mr. Nas Gebelli, Granite Bay, California
Mr. Gregory Ghent, San Francisco, CA
Ms. Nonie Greene, San Francisco, CA
Mr. Jimmy Hasson, Granite Bay, CA
Tracy and Dave Herson, Sacramento, CA
Ms. D. A. James, San Pedro, CA
Mr. Mrs. Jill and Curtis Kaufman, Sacramento, CA
Ms. Andrea Kincaid and Mr. Brent Thrams, Acanthus (Architectural firm), Sacramento, CA
Carsten Krog, Pres., Teknik, Grindsted, Denmark
Walter Kurtz, GmbH & Co. Kreuzwertheim, Germany
Bernard Kurtz, , GmbH & Co. Kreuzwertheim, Germany
Livingston and Mattesich (Law firm), Sacramento, CA
Mr. Michael Himovitz and Mr. Chuck Miller, Sacramento, CA
Ms. Barbara Leuthold, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Val McMichael, Granite Bay, CA
Elena Prohaska Fine Arts & Rima Vargus-Vetter ARTLINKS New York, NY
Ms. Diane Plumlee, Granite Bay, CA
Melanie & Steve Shiver, Stockton, CA
Marianne & Laci Tazlari, Wertheim, Germany
Ms. Jan Spencer, St. Paul, Minnesota
Dr. and Mrs. Stone, Davis, CA
Ms. Janice Stone Thomas, ASID, Sacramento, CA
Mr. Mrs. Andy and Judy Warburg, Sacramento, CA
Lilo & Gunter Weisbrod, Wertheim, Germany