Strong textures, clean lines and rich,
saturated colors are the hallmarks of photographer Michael Crawford and partner Tom Hanus.
Exhibitions
February 1-28, 2007Solo Show, City & County Library, "Outside In," Napa, CA
Selected by peer review for solo show. Artist-selected theme, "Outside In."

Nov.1 -30, 2006Solo Show, Goodlander Gallery, "And let there be light...", Easthampton, MA
Solo show of 25+ pieces about the dance between light and shadow, "And let there be light..." Curated by Gale Whitbeck. (goodlandergallery.com, 413-527-4850)
Images on exhibit: Summit House 1,  Oaken Shadows,  Broken Morning,  Summit House 2,  Summer Breeze,  Bird on a String,  Perfect Moment,  Fall,  Neighbors,  Fair New England,  Ruckus,  Stairway,  Inside,  Footbridge Reflections,  Limitless,  Sunny Side Up,  Feel the Blues,  Coming Home,  Intersections,  January,  Orange Walk,  Currents in Red,  Autumn Days,  Blue Gum Dreams,  Shoots,  Morning's Gate,  Piqued

July 1 - Sept 29, 2006Group Show, The Monadnock Building, "Shadows," San Francisco, CA
9-piece "Shadows" exhibit curated by John McNamara of Griffin Davis Art. One of three artists selected for show.
Images on exhibit: Aspire,  STOP,  Stairway,  Coming Home,  Intersections,  January,  Orange Walk,  Morning's Gate,  Piqued

July 5 - 28, 2006National Show, Goodlander Gallery, "Still Life Showcase," Easthampton, MA
National group show of "Still Life" interpretations including contemporary realism, impressionist, abstract and primitive rendered in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel and other mediums, curated by Gale Whitbeck.
Images on exhibit: You and I,  Harvest Plenty,  Reflections

July 6-26, 2006Viridian Artists 17th National Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
Three pieces selected for slide exhibition in national group show of 55 artists. Show juried by Robert Rosenblum, curator of the Guggenheim Museum, NYC.

June 6-July 27, 2006National Show, Northwest Cultural Council & Kimball Hill Galleries, "Places We Call Home," Barrington, IL
"Places We Call Home" 2006 National Photography Exhibition. Curated/juried by Jerry Cargill.
Images on exhibit: Coming Home,  Piqued

May 13-June 7, 2006National Show, "Journeys," Wild Wood Gallery, Beacon, NY
Juried into national 30-piece show, "Journeys," by Leonard Freed, Magnum photojournalist, and Helen Wright, exclusive agent for Henri Cartier Bresson.
Images on exhibit: Aspire

May 6-28, 20062006 Hilton Head National Art Exhibition, Hilton Head, SC
Juried into national show by Judi Betts, NWS, AWS
Images on exhibit: Autumn Days

April 19-May 28, 2006National show, "Not to Scale," Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
Show theme "Not to Scale." Juried into national show by David C. Levy, former director of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the Parsons School of Design in NYC. One of 25 artists accepted.
Images on exhibit: My Own Desert I,  Accumulation

March 30-April 29, 2006Art Museum of Los Gatos, Annual Regional Show, Los Gatos, CA
Juried into annual regional show by Scott Shields, Ph.D., Chief Curator of Art, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento. Juror's comments on piece, "This photograph is more like a painting. The object in the corner makes it and pulls the piece together. These highly contrasting colors are hard to pull off." - awarded 3rd place
Images on exhibit: Cycle of a Tree

March 7 - 28, 2006Solo Show, Mill Valley Arts Commission, "Textures of Man & Nature", Mill Valley, CA
Solo show awarded by Mill Valley Arts Commission, "Textures of Man & Nature," with works drawn from across the collection. 34-piece exhibit at Mill Valley Community Center with Art Walk promotion.
Images on exhibit: Lily of the City,  You and I,  STOP,  Summer Breeze,  Majestic Crossing,  Beachside Life,  Perfect Moment,  Neighbors,  Between Heaven & Earth,  Ruckus,  Field Lily,  Footbridge Reflections,  Country Fence,  Faces of Yellow,  Aqua Wall,  Limitless,  Reflections,  Coming Home,  Feel the Blues,  Violet,  Long Hall,  January,  Orange Walk,  Flow Around Obstacles,  Autumn Days,  Blue Gum Dreams,  Half Motion,  Log's End,  Shoots,  Juliet's Balcony,  Morning's Gate,  Forest in the Tree,  Character,  Piqued

January 18 - February 25, 2006Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Annual Member Showcase
Images on exhibit: Intersections

Dec. 11 2005 - March 4, 2006National Show, "Daguerreotypes to Digital," St. Louis, MO
Selected by Willie Osterman for national show.
Images on exhibit: Aspire

November 4 - December 11, 20052005 "Best of the Bay" Regional Annual Show, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Karen Tsujimoto, Senior Curator of Art, Oakland Museum of California, juror. Annual show. 25 pieces accepted. One of only four photographers in show.
Images on exhibit: Coming Home

October 7-31, 2005Framers Gallery, Georgetown, TX
Third annual Georgetown art show. Jack Terry, oil painter, curator/juror.
Images on exhibit: You and I,  Flow Around Obstacles,  Shoots

October 7 - 31, 2005Alameda Art Center, "A celebration of the Golden State," Alameda, CA
Juried group show.
Images on exhibit: Gordo,  Crab Shack

July 17-August 27, 2005National Annual Show, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Two pieces selected for 55-piece show out of 1500 submissions of photography, printmaking, drawing and water media. Curated by Karin Breuer, Curator of Contemporary Graphic Art and Curator of new de Young Museum and Donald Farnsworth, artist and director of Magnolia Editions.
Images on exhibit: Aspire,  Long Hall

June 10-July 5, 2005Flash Gallery, "Minimalism" show, Lakewood (Denver), CO
"Minimalism" group show curated by Giovanni Stone, owner of Block 7 and curator in Working With Artists (WWA). Pieces retained for display in executive suites of Belmar Center for August, September & October 2005.
Images on exhibit: Aspire,  Piqued

May 5-June 22, 2005Studio 333, Sausalito, CA
16-piece collection presented. Gallery owned by Christopher Holbrook, chair of 2005 Sausalito Arts Commission.
Images on exhibit: Long Hall,  Orange Walk,  My Own Desert I,  Climbing Shadow,  Accumulation,  Heat Two,  Leaf in Morning,  Rock Trio,  Log's End,  Sunset Entry,  Marble Mountain Three,  Old Wood,  Xs and Os,  Juliet's Balcony,  Character

April 29-June 11, 2005"Arts on Fire 9," Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Annual regional show in all mediums. One of 5 photographers accepted. Curated by Susan Hillhouse, Chief Curator of Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA.
Images on exhibit: Long Hall

April 2005Canvas Gallery, "Seeing Life," San Francisco, CA
6-piece collection in group show "Seeing Life." Stephanie Bousley, curator.
Images on exhibit: Ruckus,  Aqua Wall,  Flow One,  Leaf in Morning,  Sun Frosted,  Shadows on the Corner

April 2005Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA
"The Light & The Dark" open group show. Robert Buelteman, juror.
Images on exhibit: Between Heaven & Earth

April 2005Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA
Annual Open show. Karen Tsujimoto, Senior Curator of Art, Oakland Museum of California, juror.
Images on exhibit: Half Motion,  Full Motion

March 2005Artisans' Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
"Small Works" group juried show.
Images on exhibit: Footbridge Reflections,  Flow Around Obstacles

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