SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 . . . .

  • "2017 International Louisiana Printmaking Exhibition", F. J. Taylor Visual Arts Center, School of Design, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA. / Juror: Ben Hickey, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
  • “Encounters”, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD. / One-woman exhibition
  • “CREATE/CHANGE”, Hillyer Art Space, International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.  Curator: Mary Early
  • “Ink It: Contemporary Print Practices”, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD.  Curator: Helen Frederick
  • “Alchemical Vessels: The Night Journey”, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC.  Curator: Helen Frederick
  • “The Feminist Opposition”, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI. Curator: Jessica Hong, Curatorial Assistant, Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

2017, 2012, 2010 . . . .

  • “Annual McNeese Works on Paper”, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.

2016 . . . .

  • "Pushovers Unite!”, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. One-woman exhibition
  • "Coming About", Art Connection in the Capital Region, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
  • "MAP’s 35th Anniversary Exhibition", Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
  • "Southern Miss Ceramics National", The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. Juror: Brian Harper
  • "Inspired Lines: Drawing Biennial 2016", Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL.
  • "Maryland Artist Registry Juried Exhibition", Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.  Guest Juror: Gamynne Guillotte, Baltimore Museum of Art Juried Exhibition

2015 . . . .

  • "Us, Oh Yeah!", Ma Petite Shoe + Café, Baltimore, MD. One-woman exhibition
  • "Old Enough To Know Better", Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA.  Jurors: Eileen Neff and Diane Burko
  • "Vibrant Communities", Joan Hisaoka Gallery, Washington, DC. Juror: Julie Ann Cavnor, Executive Director, The Art Connection in the Capital Region
  • "35th Anniversary Exhibition", Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. Juror: Deborah Bedwell, Former Director
  • “Transformation: Art of All Mediums”, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD.
  • “Putting the Pieces Together: An Exhibition to Address What is Broken”, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. Juried Exhibition  Juror: Sarah McCann
  • “Graphic Clay: A Survey of Illustrated, Printed and Innovative Surfaces”, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. Juried Exhibition  Juror: Jason Bige Burnett

2014 . . . .

  • “Prototypes”, Case[werks], Baltimore, MD. Juror: Lori Rubeling
  • “Dealing with Trauma through Art Making”, Holy Family University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • “35 33 35”, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD. Invitational
  • “Experience Transformation; The Impact of Clay”, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD. Group exhibition
  • “Pinocchio and The Challenges of Becoming a Human Being”, The Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, Owings Mills, MD. One-woman exhibition

2013 . . . .

  • “Broad Spectrum”, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE. Juried Exhibition Juror: Molly Donovan
  • “64 ARTS 2013”, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL. Juried Exhibition Juror: April Gornik
  • “States of Mind”, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Juried Exhibition
  • “Collectors’ Choice”, Sylvia White Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Juried Exhibition
  • “TEXTURE: The Person and Nature”, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD. Curator: Jan Hanvik
  • The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA. One-woman exhibition of paintings, drawings, mixed media and relief sculptures.
  • The Kathleen Cullen Gallery, New York, NY. One-woman exhibition of drawings and prints.

2012 . . . .

  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. Group exhibition Curator: M. Katherine Uetz.
  • Puppetry Arts Institute, Lancaster, MO. Curator: Diane Houk. Selected pieces from the Pinocchio series.
  • Himmelfarb Gallery, Tai Sophia Institute, Columbia, MD. One-woman exhibition of paintings, drawings, prints and installation Curator: John Wilson.

2011 . . . .

  • Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA. Juried by Sylvia White.
  • Danville Museum of Fine Arts, Danville, VA. One-woman exhibition of paintings, drawings, and prints.

2010 . . . .

  • Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA. One-woman exhibition of paintings, drawings, and prints.

2009, 2008  . . . .

  • Gallery at 100 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD. Exhibition of prints and drawings, sponsored by Jordan Faye Contemporary, Art Consultant.

2008  . . . .

  • Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, Exhibition of drawings.
  • Baltimore Museum of Art Print Fair, Baltimore, Maryland Institute College of Art, Dolphin Press.

2007  . . . .

  • ARTdc, Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, D.C. Prints exhibited.
  • Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. One-woman exhibition of prints and paintings.

2006  . . . .

  • “Here and Now,” Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. Exhibit of works by Maryland State Arts Council Individual, Artist Awards Recipients.

2002  . . . .

  • September 11, Notre Dame College. Baltimore, MD. Curator: Sandy Wexler.

2000  . . . .

  • Gomez Gallery, Baltimore, MD. Show of prints sponsored by Goya Girl Press in Baltimore.

2000-1989  . . . .

  • Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. Participated in all Annual Faculty Exhibitions.

1995  . . . .

  • “View from Baltimore to Washington,” University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD. Curator: Angela Adams, National Museum of Women in the Arts.

1994  . . . .

  • Gallery K, Washington, DC. One-person exhibition of paintings and prints.
  • MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA. One-person show of paintings and drawings.

1992  . . . .

  • McDonogh Annual Juried Exhibition, McDonogh, MD. Juror: Carter Ratcliff.

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • 2012 - Purchase Award, McNeese University, Lake Charles, LA. Juror: Lynn Gumpert, Director of New York University's Grey Art Gallery.
  • 2007 - U.S. State Department, Art Bank Program.
  • 2000 - Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio.

AWARDS RECEIVED

  • 2017 - Awarded Artist’s Residency, Arquetopia International Residency, Mexico.
  • 2016 - Awarded Artist's Residency, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. 
  • 2016 - Awarded Artist's Residency, The Jentel Artist Residency Program, Wyoming.
  • 2016 - MAP IMPRINT 2016, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
  • 2012, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06 - Artist's Residency, awarded by the University of Maryland at Towson, MD.
  • 2006 - Artist's Grant, awarded by Maryland Institute College of Art, four week residency in France.
  • 2005, 1999 - Individual Artist Award in Painting, sponsored by the Maryland State Arts.
  • 1997, 92, 90, 86 - City Arts Grant, sponsored by the Baltimore Mayor's Advisory Committee on Art and Culture.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • 2013 - Mendelsohn, J., “Re-Writing History.” dart International 16.1 2013.
  • 2013 - Hrbacek, M., “Mia Halton at Kathleen Cullen Fine Art.” NY Arts Magazine Summer 2013.
  • 2013 - Beer, J., “Up & Upcoming – Art-Rated’s Picks,” Art-Rated, February 1, 2013, http://art-rated.com/?p=813
  • 2010 - Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA. October. "Human Soup" at Rosemont College, reviewed by Victoria Donohoe.
  • 2009 - ARTnews, New York, NY. Ann J. Landi, essay, “Mia Halton”.
  • 1998 - The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD. August. Feature article in “City Paces” magazine supplement.
  • 1996 - The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD. July. "Two-artist show at Towson evokes thought, memory," John Dorsey, Art Critic.
  • 1994 - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. Lecture by Angela Adams.
  • 1992 - The New Mexican, Santa Fe, NM. May. "Mia Halton's paintings reveal bold complexities and depths," reviewed by Candelora Versace.
  • 1991 - Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH. January. "Touching on Humanity," Helen Cullinan, Art Critic.
  • 1990 - The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD. April. "McDonogh exhibit," Mike Giuliano, Sun Staff.
  • 1988 - The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH. October. “Halton mixes fun with threats,” Jacqueline Hall, Art Critic.
  • 1986 - The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD. June. “Girl Talk' is a provocative exhibit,” Sujata Banerjee, Sun Staff. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • 2008-1998 - Created and ran a successful fabric design business.

EDUCATION

  • 1985 - Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. MFA in painting.
  • 1973 - Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. BA with Honors.
  • 2005, 1999 - Individual Artist Award in Painting, sponsored by the Maryland State Arts Council.