Selected Exhibitions

2018        San Diego International Airport. “Figure of Speech.”
               Mingei International Museum, San Diego, California. “Voluminous Art: Treasures from San Diego’s                               University Libraries,” March 10 – September 3, 2018.
               San Francisco Center for the Book. “Catching the Light: Bookworks from Southern California,”

               February 2 – April 30, 2018. Catalog.

 

2017        Book Club of California. “Catching the Light,” December 4, 2017 – January 8, 2018.

 

2016        University of San Diego, Hoehn Family Galleries. “IMPRINT: Recent Acquisitions from USD’s

               Print Collection,” October 7 – December 16.
               Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts. “Reading with the Senses.” Catalog.

 

2015        Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. “Read Image, See Text,” September 17, 2015 –

               March 20, 2016.
               The Maloof Foundation and Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, California. “California Handmade:

               State of the Arts,” June 7, 2015 – January 2, 2016.
               Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, California. “Silhouettes and Graphic Space,” January 10 –

               February 14.
               San Diego Public Library, San Diego, California. “[UN]BOUND,” January 31 – April 26.

 

2014        Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California. “Art of the Word.” Spring 2014 – January 4, 2015.

 

2013        University of Connecticut, Dodd Center Gallery, Storrs, Connecticut. “A Private and Sensuous Encounter:

               Women’s Fine Press and Artists’ Books, 1966-2013.” August 1 – October 23.
               SDSU Downtown Gallery, San Diego, California. “Sustainable Systems.” March 15 – June 15.
               Emory University’s Manuscript, Archive, and Rare Books Library, Atlanta, Georgia. “The Artist’s Book

               Showcase.” Online exhibition.

 

2012        San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California. “BiblioTech,” January 5 – March 11.

 

2011        Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College, Claremont, California. “Women Over 25: Letterpress Printing

               for Over a Quarter of a Century,” August 25 – September 21. Catalog.
               SoFa Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. “WORDIMAGETEXTOBJECT,” January 5 – 28

               (Award of Excellence.)

 

2009       The Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California. “Impact,”

               September 9 – October 23.

               McMullen Museum of Art, Boston, Massachusetts. “The Book as Art: Artists’ Books from the National

               Museum of Women in the Arts,” February 14 – May 31.

 

2008       San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, California. “New West Coast Design: Books,”

               January 25 – April 25.
               Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, California. “Recent Acquisitions,” January 11 – February 9.
               Art Around Books Gallery, San Diego, California. “Re-Covery: 26 Artists Re-imagine 26 Books,” December 8,  

               2007 – January 12, 2008.

 

2007       Art Around Books Gallery, San Diego, California. “Brighton Press: 2003-2006,” November 5, 2006 – January 6,

               2007.
               Art Around Books Gallery, San Diego, California. “Desire Path: Paintings, Sculpture, Prints, and Artist’s

               Books.” (Solo Exhibition.) November 3 – December 1, 2007.
               Stanford University, Peterson Gallery, Green Library, Stanford, California. “California Printers in the Fine

               Press Tradition,” February 12 – June 17.           

 

2006       National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. “The Book as Art.” October 27, 2006 –

               February 4, 2007. Catalog.


2005        University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. “Artist’s Books from the Permanent Collection of the

               Bailey-Howe Library.”
               Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, California. “Recent Acquisitions from the Artists’ Books

               and Artworks Collection,” February 8 – March 26.      

 

2004       Museum of American Art, Giverny, France. “American Artists’ Books in Europe, 1960-2000.”  July 11 –

               October 31. Catalog.
               Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, California. “Brighton Press: The Art of the Book.” Work by

               Michele Burgess and Bill Kelly in Collaboration with Poets and Artists. April 7 – June 30.

 

2003        Hicks Art Center Gallery, Newtown, Pennsylvania. “Hot Off The Press: Collaborative Ventures in

               Printmaking. Work by Michele Burgess, Brighton Press; Jean-Paul Russel, Durham Press; Cindi Ettinger, C.

               Royce Ettinger Fine Art Printing; Eileen Foti, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper.” March 3 –

               April 9.

 

2002        Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California, San Diego, California. “Michele Burgess:

               Markings of Time.” (Solo Exhibition.) November 18, 2001 – February 10, 2002.
               San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California. “A Good Impression: A Century of Printmaking in

               San Diego,” July 13 – October 27.
        
2001        Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula, Montana. “Third Mind: Collaborations in Book Making, featuring
               Sandra Alcosser and Michele Burgess,” September 6 – October 27. Catalog.
               Museé d’art Americain, Giverny, France. “Michele Burgess: When There Were Trees,” April 1 – July 12. Catalog.
        
2000       National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. “Book as Art XII: Artists’ Books from the

               Permanent Collection,” January 24 – July 1. Catalog.
               Mandeville Special Collections Library. University of California, San Diego, California. “Beyond the Book.”

               (Solo Exhibition.)
        
1999        Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California. “Crossing.” March 3 – May 2.
               Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois. “The Poem on the Page,”

               January 10 – February 19.
               University Art Gallery, CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, California. “The Book Arts: From Pulp to Pixel,”

               June 15 – July 9.
               Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, California. “Bound and Unbound: Small Presses of California,”

               April 24 – May 29.
               Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California, San Diego. “Women and Words.”
               Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York. “Body Work.” August 31 – October 31.      
               Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. “Recent Acquisitions.”

 

1997        Artists’ Forum Gallery, San Francisco, California. “Brighton Press: The Art of the Book.”
               National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. “Book as Art VIII.” Catalog.
        
1995        Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, California. “Brighton Press: Artists in Progress. Bill Kelly,

               Michele Burgess, and James Renner.”
               Rocket Gallery, London, UK. “Printer and Artist.”
        
1994        Art Chicago, “The New Pier Show.”  Exhibition of artists published by Brighton Press.
               Seventh Regiment Armory, New York. “Works on Paper.”

 

1993        Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California. “Brighton Press: Contemporary Artists Books.” 

               November 17, 1992 – February 28, 1993.
               Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, California. “Brighton Press: Book Arts, 1985-1993.” Catalog.

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