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solo exhibitions, public art, performance and video

2008  

Love Bites, solo exhibition with performance/participatory event, Museum of Contemporary Art and University of Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, AZ

Formula for a 15-minute treatment with a deliberate nod to happenings and meditation, performance, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

Love Buttons, temporary public art/participatory event, Sunday A’Fair Jazz Festival, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, AZ

2006  

Love Stories, solo exhibition with performance in collaboration with the band Mondegreen, Trunk Space & Writers’ Bloc at Trunk Space, Phoenix, AZ

2004  

Phoenix is on Fire, temporary public art/research in collaboration with Cyndi Coon, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Phoenix, AZ

2000  

Touching Revolution, performance, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

1998  

Moving Forward with Awareness and Compassion community-based project in collaboration with students from New School for the Arts, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO

1996  

Moving Forward with Awareness and Compassion community-based project in collaboration with students from New School for the Arts, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ; and Atrium Gallery, New School for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ

1995  

A Fairy Tale, installation in collaboration with Ronald James Winterrowd, Tucson Poetry Festival, Tucson Center for Performing Arts, Tucson, AZ

1994  

Let Them Eat Marmalade, deCompression Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

1993  

Mary, The Moon & Me, Toole Shed Studios, Tucson, AZ

 

selected group exhibitions, public art, performance and video

2009  

Continuum Art Fair, University of Arizona School of Art, Tucson, AZ

2008  

Local Produce, installation with participatory event, Lisa Sette Gallery with Scottsdale Public, Art, Scottsdale, AZ

Stuck on You, temporary public art/participatory event, 25th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival, Glendale Arts Commission, Glendale, AZ

Intervene! Interrupt! Rethinking Social Art Practice conference, performance/intervention, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

Cicloviaérea, collaboration/participation with Jarbas Lopes, Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil and A Gentil Carioca Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

ASU Herberger College School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2007  

7+7+7=21, exhibition with performance, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Yoko Ono: Imagine Film, performance video screening in collaboration with Vikki Dempsey, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

Do Me, exhibition with media publication, Trunk Space and Phoenix New Times, February 22, 2007, Phoenix, AZ

Bind, participatory event in collaboration with Spork Press and Motorcycle Cop, University of Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, AZ

Super Fluid, installation, Center for the Arts, Paradise Valley Community College, Paradise Valley, AZ

Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

2006  

Hair, exhibition with performance, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Photo Miami, International Contemporary Fair for Photo-Based Art, Video & New Media, performance video in collaboration with Vikki Dempsey, exhibited Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, Miami, FL

Noice: Celebration of poetry and music, performance in collaboration with the band Mondegreen, Writers’ Bloc at Modified, Phoenix, AZ

2005  

Looking for Yoko Ono, performance video in collaboration with Vikki Dempsey, Hometown Video Festival, Monterey, CA

2004  

Tight, installation,POST, Los Angeles, CA

Garage S., installation and event,Art Detour, Phoenix, AZ

2003  

You Still Draw Like a Girl, Sixth Street Studios, Phoenix, AZ

No Festival Required Part 9, performance video screening in collaboration with Vikki Dempsey, Phoenix, AZ

2002  

Solstice: On Location, performance, Summer Solstice Festival, Santa Barbara, CA

Cité des Ondes, performance video screening in collaboration with Vikki Dempsey, Champ Libre, Montreal, Québec, Canada

2001  

Nooks and Crannies, installation, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2000  

Wayfinders, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, AZ

Building a Collection, Contemporary Forum benefit for the Phoenix Art Museum’s Contemporary Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

1999  

Out West, indoor/outdoor installation, Plan B, Santa Fe, NM

Arizona Biennial, installation, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

Ignitions, HazMat Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

Troubling Customs, Ontario College of Art and Design Gallery, Toronto, Canada; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1998  

Body, Object, Site: Artists of Deep Creek School, installation, Ice House, Phoenix, AZ

Olestra, Elizabeth Cherry Gallery, Tucson, AZ

1997  

Art on the Edge of Fashion, performance, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

Queer in Year 2000, Millennium Understood, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1996  

Coupled, A-1 Nonprofit Art Space, Knoxville, TN  

Homosexuality Images and Power, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1995  

Blood Brothers, installation in collaboration with Ronald James Winterrowd, World AIDS Day Event, Ice House/Crash Arts, Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Biennial, installation in collaboration with Ronald James Winterrowd, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

Love Songs, Nothing But Love Songs, installation in collaboration with Ronald James Winterrowd, Fire & Ice: Body Positive, Ice House, Phoenix, AZ

Contemporary Forum Material Fund Grant Winner's Show, 7th Annual Art Detour, Jackson St. Studios, Phoenix, AZ

1994  

Poetry Gallery at Bero, performance, Bero Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Hot, performance in collaboration with Ronald James Winterrowd, Fine Art Parade Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration, Santa Barbara, CA

Let Them Eat Marmalade, performance in collaboration with Ronald James Winterrowd, deCompression Gallery, Phoenix, AZ 

1993  

Mary, The Moon & Me, installation with performance, Toole Shed Studios, Tucson, AZ

Otherness, performance,The Screening Room, Tucson, AZ

Big, performance in collaboration with Ronald James Winterrowd, Fine Art Parade Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration, Santa Barbara, CA

1992  

Focus and Control: Lessons Learned in Bed, performance, Video Tensions Festival, Tucson, AZ

Forums, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Disseminating Allegories, solo exhibition, Willow Gallery, New York, NY

1991  

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY

Towards 2000, Wood-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

A Propensity Towards War, installation, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

Benefit Exhibition, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1990  

14th Annual Small Works Exhibition, NYU Washington Square East Galleries, NY

1989  

Snug Harbor Sculpture Festival, temporary public art, Newhouse Center, Staten Island, NY

1988  

Surrealism Continued, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

Science Media, 124 Ridge St. Gallery, New York, NJ

1987  

15 from Richmond, installation, Arts Council of Richmond and Virginia Commission for the Arts, Richmond, VA

1986  

Juried Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA

Clay in the East, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD

Fetish Object, Scott Hall, Richmond, VA

1985  

Clay in the East, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

 

education

M.F.A. Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (specialty areas: sculpture, new genre/performance art, arts administration), 1995

B.F.A. Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1987

B.A. French Literature, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1987

Certificat de 2iéme degré, Université des Langues et Lettres, Grenoble III, France, 1983

 

selected professional experience

Visiting Assistant Professor of Intermedia, Arizona State University, Herberger College of Art, School of Art, Tempe, AZ, 2007-present

Visual Arts Director, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ, 2000-2007

Curator of Education, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, 1997-2000

Public Art Project Manager, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Phoenix, AZ, 1996-2000

 

selected awards, grants, residencies

Elly Kay Fund Award, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ, 2008

Percent for Art Commission, Glendale Art Commission, Glendale, AZ, 2008

Percent for Art Commission, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, AZ, 2007-2008

Artist Residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2007         

Artist Career Advancement Grant, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Phoenix, AZ, 2007

Artist Residency, Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY, 2006

Award for Innovation, Looking for Yoko Ono, Hometown Video Festival, Monterey, CA, 2005

Percent for Art Commission, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Phoenix, AZ, 2004-2005

Artist's Project Grant, Arizona Commission on the Arts, 1997

Phoenix Art Museum Contemporary Forum, Materials Grant Fund, 1996

 

selected publications, articles, reviews, blogs

Upcoming: John Killacky, editor, Momma’s Boys, collection of writings to be published in 2010

Jackie Battenfield, The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What YouLove, issued by Da Capo Press, book to be published in 2009

Gregory Sale, “The Sustainable and the Temporary,” Public Art and Sustainability: Here to Stay, Public Art Review, 20th Anniversary Issue, Spring/Summer 2009

Lilia Menconi, “Love Bites at MOCA in Tucson,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, December 1, 2008

Otto Ross, “Gregory Sale knows Love Bites… and he wants to talk to us about it.” Tucson Citizen, November 30, 2008

Lilia Menconi, “Love Buttons at Lisa Sette Gallery opens a public discussion on love with wearable art,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, July 24, 2008

Scott Andrews, “Local Produce at Lisa Sette Gallery,” Java Magazine, Phoenix, AZ, July 2008

Lilia Menconi, “Forever Young and Temporarily 21,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, August 9, 2007

Chris Santa Maria, “7+7+7=21 at Lisa Sette Gallery,” Hearsight, Phoenix, AZ, July 14, 2007

Wynter Holden, “The Magnificent Sevens: Lisa Sette gets lucky,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, July 26, 2007

Amy Silverman, “The ‘Do Me’ crowd - all together,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, February 22, 2007

Gregory Sale, “Reprint. Gregory Sale does Deborah Sussman Susser,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, February 22, 2007

Kathy Geritz, “Yoko Ono: Imagine Film,” Art & Film Notes, BAM/PFA, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, January/February 2007        

Kurt von Behrmann, “Gregory Sale: Private Art in Public Spaces--Expressing the Personal through Conceptual Art,” Outlook Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, October/November 2006

Edward Booth-Clibborn, Phoenix: 21st Century City, Booth-Clibborn Editions, United Kingdom,2006

Richard Nelson, “Gallery has lock on impact of hair,” Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ, July 30, 2006

Wynter Holden, “Shear Magic,” Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, July 20-26, 2006

Leanne Potts, "Text Message: Explore the Studio in Gregory Sale’s Head," Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, March 2, 2006

Gregory Sale and Kate Wagle, “Conversations” Juror’s catalogue essay, Utah 2005 Statewide Annual Exhibition – Painting and Sculpture Catalogue, Salt Lake City, UT, 2005

Andrea Galyean, “Artists’ Initiative Temporary Public Art Projects,” Milestones, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Phoenix, AZ, Summer 2004

Kathleen Vanesian, "Girls, Uninterrupted. This Show Impressed Even the Harshest Critic." Phoenix New Times, Phoenix, AZ, October 9, 2003

Ernest McIntyre, "Still Looking for Yoko," Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ, November 1, 2002

Margaret Regan, "Haz Mat Arrives," The Tucson Weekly, Tucson, AZ, December 10, 1999

Harmony Hammond, “Out West,” catalogue, Plan B Evolving Arts (CCA Inc.), Santa Fe, NM, 1999

Lucio Pozzi and Bradley Rubenstein, “Teach Art,” New Observations, New York, NY, 1998

Margaret Regan, "Gender School," The Tucson Weekly, Tucson, AZ, January 12, 1994

Robert Mahoney, “New York in Review: Snug Harbor Sculpture Festival,” Arts Magazine, New York, NY, November 1989

Vivian Raynor, "Sculpture Show with Strong Messages," The New York Times, NJ edition, New York, NY, August 6, 1989

Chris Redd, "Surrealism Revised and Revisited," Arts Journal, Greensboro, NC, July, 1988

Tom Patterson, "Exhibition at SECCA Shows Surrealism Alive and Well," Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, NC, July 1988