Maryellen Hains Artist - Glass Fiber

 

Curated Exhibitions, Awards and Grants, Exhibitions

Selected Recent Group Shows Curated by Maryellen Hains

2012 – upcoming
Then and Now, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, June
Celebrate West Michigan Wood, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, June

2011
The Green Show: Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse, Epic Center, Kalmazoo, September
Inspired Tools of the Trade, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, June

2010
Folk Tales Revisited (Maryellen Hains, Nancy Stroupe, Meg Tang and Carol Maus), Kingscott Gallery, Kalmazoo, September

2009
Inspired by Childhood Toys and Games, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, June

2008
Echoes: Jewels on the Wall, Oakland Water Street, Kalamazoo, April
The Colors of Life (glass), Blue Waters Gallery, Richland, April
Magical Reality (visual art and poetry), Portage Public Library, May
Inspired by Heavenly Bodies, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, June

2007
Healing Power of Light (collaborative works), Carnegie art Museum, Three Rivers, September
Inspired by Water, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, June
Celebrate West Michigan Glass, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, April

2006
East Meets West (glass), Smart Shop Gallery, Kalamazoo, April
Inspired by Flowers, Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, June

2005 - 2010
Maryellen Hains and Mary Whalen curated or scheduled all of the exhibitions in the
student school and student commons space at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
There have been as many as five shows up at one time.

Grants and Awards
2011 Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, KADI Grant (Green Show)
2001 Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Individual Artist Grant (PMC)
1993 Western Michigan University, Creative Artist Fellowship and Grant
1989 Battle Creek Art Center, Area Show Award (Chintz Series: Album Flower IV, quilt)
1989 Apple Corporation and Western Michigan University, Computer Grant and Award
1988 Western Michigan University, Creative Artist Fellowship and Grant
1988 Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Creative Artist Grant
1987 Muskegon Museum of Art, Area Show (Award for Textile Design)
1987 Michigan Council for the Arts, Creative Artist Grant
1987 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Area Show Award (Black and White Series: Diptych II, quilt)
1986 Muskegon Museum of Art, Area Show Award (Amish Influences: Single Wedding Dissolve, quilt)
1984 Western Michigan University, Creative Artist Fellowship and Grant
1984 National Quilting Association Show (Judges Choice and First Place: Collaboration I)
1984 Quilting Society of America (Best of Show, Scape IV)
1984 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Area Show Award (All the Mountains Are Dancing, Silk Kimono)
1983 Artist-in-Resident, ARTPARK, Lewiston, NY

Selected Exhibitions with work by Maryellen Hains
Maryellen Hains: a Retrospective, Carnegie Arts Center, Three Rivers, MI. June 2011.
Earth: Fragility and Power, Signature Group Show, Nature Center Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI. April 2011.
Holes (with Amy Culp, Pam Nivela, Michael Dunn and Gretchen Huggett), Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, MI. June 2010.
Harvest (with Randy Walker and Nancy Payne), Epic Center, Kalamazoo, MI. September 2009.
Signature Artist Cooperative Group Exhibit, Downriver Council for the Arts, Taylor, MI. January 2009.
Elements, Signature Group Show, Battle Creek Art Center, MI. April 2008.
Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI. 2008. (Juried)
Recollections of our Mothers (with Nancy Payne), Blue Water Gallery, Richland, MI. September 2008.
Honoring the Living Spirit, First Congregational Church, Battle Creek, MI. April through May 2006. (Juried)
Innovare (with Amy Culp, Gretchen Huggett, Pat Otto-Steinart), Carnegie Art Museum, Three Rivers, MI. June 2005.
A Celebration of Michigan Glass, Invitational Group Show, Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, MI. April 2003.
9/11 Reflect and Respond, Art Center of Battle Creek, MI. September 2002. (National Juried)
Far Afield (with Brenda Mergen, Nancy Payne, Sharon Clark) Fontana Gallery, Shelbyville, MI. August 2002.
Signature Artist Cooperative Group Show, Ella Sharpe Museum, Jackson, MI. May 2002.
Touched by Cancer, Art of Healing II, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, MI. 2002. (Michigan Traveling Show)
Millennial Metal: The Art of Precious Metal Clay, Brookfield Craft Center Brookfield, CT. October 2001. (National Juried)
Fanciful Daydreams IV (with Joan Carver), Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, MI. September 2001.
Past/Present, a 20 year Retrospective, Fontana Chamber Arts, Shellbyville, MI. Summer 2001. (Invitational Group Show)
Fanciful Daydreams III (with Joan Carver), Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, MI. September 1999.
Silk Serti Retrospective, West Michigan Cancer Center, Kalamaoo, MI. May 1999.
Maryellen Hains: Quilt Retrospective, People's Church, Kalamazoo, MI. January 1999.
The Art of Adornment, Battle Creek Art Center, Battle Creek, MI. February 1998. (Invitational)
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 1998 Area Show (from the Dwelling Place Series: Pendant). (Juried)
Fanciful Daydreams II (with Joan Carver) Dumont Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI. October 1997.
The Colors of Life: A Series of Silk Paintings, Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, MI. April through June 1997.
Hong Kong Kitties: Cat Pendants, Hidden Gallery, Otsego, MI. January through March 1997. (Juried)
Kalamazoo Institue of Arts, 1997 Area Show (from the Antiquities Series: Two Pendants). (Juried)
All Butterflies, Animalia Gallery, Saugatuck, MI. May 1996.
Other Dreams, Other Visions, Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI. September through October 1995.
Fanciful Daydreams (with Joan Carver), Lizards and Mice Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI. September 1995.
The Ohio Star Quilts from the Chintz Series, People's Church, Kalamazoo, MI. February 1988.
Black and White: A Carnival of Color, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI. October 198.7
Maryellen Hains: One Person Show, The Upjohn Company. Kalamazoo, MI. November 1986.
Recent Works: Maryellen Hains and Marie Combs, Battle Creek Art Center, Battle Creek, MI. September 1986.
Contemporary Quilts (with Marie Combs), Michigan Technical University Art Gallery. Houghton, MI. November 1985.
Fabric Paintings (with Marie Combs), Goldie Palely Design Center, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science. January through March 1985.
Fine Art Quilts (with Marie Combs), Ella Sharpe Museum, Jackson, MI. November 1984.
Contemporary Quilts (with Marie Combs), Jesse Besser Museum, Alpena, MI. November through December 1984.
Maryellen Hains: Fabric Constructions, Creative Arts Gallery, Central Michgian University, Mt. Pleasant, MI. August through September 1984.
Fine Art Quilts (with Marie Combs), Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 1984.
Maryellen Hains and Marie Combs: Contemporary Quilt Art, Pontiac Art Center, MI. September 1983.
Beyond Function: Contemporary Quilts, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI. February through March 1983.