Installations + Studio Work

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SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2014
One by One: Ideas in Constructed Paintings, Artisans Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.

2012
Moving Forward, Stripe Design Group, Santa Cruz, CA. 
Recent work, Vino Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA.

INSTALLATIONS

Ocean Waters, Starbucks, 745 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA. Site specific exterior mural, installed 2017.

Good Long Look, 1410 5th Street, Santa Monica, CA. Site specific exterior mural, installed 2009.

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017
Connect & Collect: 37th Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, invitational, San Jose, CA
Art for Robbie, a fundraiser, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA.

2016
Abstracters, invitational, Scotts Valley Library, Scotts Valley, CA. Curated by D. Hooker.
Abstract Santa Cruz, invitational, R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, invitational, San Jose, CA.

2015
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, invitational, San Jose, CA.

2014
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, invitational, San Jose, CA.
Anne & Mark’s Art Party 2014, invitational, San Jose, CA.

2013
Yes! We're Open, invitational, Art Research Office, Santa Cruz, CA.

2012
Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz County, CA. Juried.

2011
Anne and Mark's Art Party, invitational, San Jose, CA.
Primavera! CCSCC Benefit for the arts and art education, Santa Cruz, CA.
14th Annual Open ISAP International Exhibition, Juror: Betsy Dillard Stroud, Santa Cruz, CA.

2010
Open Studios Art Tour, juried, Santa Cruz County, CA.

2009
Abstract Reflections, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
A Modern Edge Part 1, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
An Abstract View, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2008
A Women’s View, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Four-person show.
Journey Through Abstraction, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2007
5 Fresh Faces, Aegis Gallery, Five-person show, Saratoga, CA.
Blooming Art!, Aegis Gallery, Saratoga, CA.
Open Studios Art Tour, juried, Santa Cruz County, CA.

2006
Open Studios Art Tour, juried, Santa Cruz County, CA.

2005
Material Instincts, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA. Juror: Ann Wolfe, Assistant Curator, San Jose Museum of Art.
Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz County, CA. Juried.

2003
Open Studios Art Tour, juried, Santa Cruz County, CA.

2002
Salon de Refuse, Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Art, Invitational, five-person show, Santa Cruz, CA.


1998-2001
Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz County, CA. Juried.

1991-1996
La Mesa of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM.
4th Annual Shrine Show, invitational, Owings Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
3rd Annual Shrine Show, invitational, Owings Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
2nd Annual Shrine Show, invitational, Owings Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
Bay Arts 93, Belmont, CA. Juried.
Blue Coyote, Palo Alto, CA.

1987
ASI Art Competition, San Francisco, CA. One of ten finalists in 650-person juried show.

MEDIA

Christa Martin, article, the MUSE, Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 25, 2013
Brandon Wise, photo feature, "ON THE WALL", Santa Monica Daily Press, June 2, 2009
Miyoko Ohtake, slideshow, "Mimi Cahalan's 'Good Long Look' ", Dwell.com, April 2, 2009
Stacey Vreeken, article, "By the Skin of Her Art", Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 15, 2009. Illust.
Larry Nichols, article, "Artist Brings California Flair to Women’s Exhibition", Philadelphia Gay News, epgn.com, August 8-14, 2008. Illust.
Jan Feighner, article, "women on the edge", Art Matters, phillyartmatters.com, August 2008. Illust.

EDUCATION

1976  M.Ed., Art. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1974  B.A., Art. San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

CONTACT INFO

mimi@mimicahalan.com
www.mimicahalan.com
Santa Cruz, California USA