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     MFA   Painting, with Honors, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

     PhD    Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oregon, Eugene  
     BA       Art Studio and Art History, California State University, Sacramento



    One and Two-Artist Shows

Spring Open Studio, Shirley Hazlett Art Studio, Sacramento, September 14-15, 2024


Silk and Paper Works, Shirley Hazlett Art Studio, Sacramento
 Embrace James Kaneko Gallery,  American River College, Sacramento
     Two person exhibition, with Kris Marubayashi

     Invited Featured Artist, Sacramento Mayor's Office

     Silk and Steel
, Shirley Hazlett and William Ishmael, Beatnik Gallery

    Featured Artist, Arthouse

     Shirley Hazlett Retrospective, Benicia City Hall Council Chambers

     Shirley Hazlett, Arthouse
     Textural Memory,
Shimo Center for the Arts, Sacramento

     Call and Response
, Kenneth B Gallery, Florence, Oregon

     Response in Black and White, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery
     Earth Rhythm, Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento

     Chance Encounters, Axis Gallery, Sacramento

     Luminance, Pence Gallery, Davis

     Flow - MFA Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

     Introducing Shirley Hazlett, 2237 Gallery, Roseville

     Navigation, The Grotto, San Francisco

     Thinking Inks, The Arte Junction Gallery, 
Winters CA

     Recent Paintings: Shirley Hazlett, R. Witt Gallery,
     California State University, Sacramento

   Group Shows


   Small Treasures Invitational, Elk Grove Fine Art Center, Elk Grove, Nov 2-Dec 7, 2024

    Women of Trinity - Philadelphia 11 Event,  Lexis  Gallery, Sacramento, July 2024 - Reception July 13, 2024

    Sac Open Studios Exhibition, Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, September 2024

Crocker Art Museum, Big Names Small Art

    ACAI Gallery, Fair Oaks, Black and White Show

    ACAI Gallery, Fair Oaks, All About Color Show

     Invitational Verge Art Auction, Verge Center for the Arts
Sac Open Studios Exhibit, Verge Center for the Arts

WAL Public Market, Juried, Sacramento
  Invitational Verge Art Exhibition & Auction

  Art Store at Verge Center for the Arts, ongoing 

     Open Studio, Sacramento,
  Verge Center for the Arts, Sac Open Studios Exhibition

    Pence Art Gallery, SOS Exhibition, September      


     Verge Center for the Arts, Virtual Studio Tour and Exhibition
     Pence Art Gallery, Art Auction

     Annual Art Auction, Pence Gallery, Davis
     Tour Artist Exhibition, Verge Center for the Arts
     ARTHOUSE at SMUD, SMUD Gallery, Sacramento
     Pink Week Invitational, Sparrow Gallery
     Juried Art Benefit Auction, Verge Center for the Arts
     Old Faces, New Spaces: Oliver Jackson Tribute Show, E St Gallery
     Creative Arts League Sacramento Juried Show, Blue Line Arts, Roseville
    Recent WorksARTHOUSE 

     71 Portraits of Women Artists by Kurt Fishback, Pence Gallery, Hazlett portrait

     Artists & Aprons, curator Susan Riegel, Gallery 1616
     MicroArt Group Show, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, curator Robert Jean Ray
     Art  Auction Exhibition & Gala, Pence Gallery, Davis
     Sac Open Studios, ARTHOUSE
     Open Studio Tour Exhibition, Verge Center for the Arts
     SmART Event, Sothebys International Realty, Sacramento
     Summer, Invited Group Exhibition, Tim Collom Gallery
     Studio Selections, ARTHOUSE
     Heart of a Community, Arts Benicia   

     Big Show of Small Treasures, ARTHOUSE, Sacramento, December

     William Ishmael and Friends, curator William Ishmael, Archival Gallery,
     Sacramento, Nov

     100 Years, 100 Artists, Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College,
     Curator Chris Daubert,

     KVIE Juried Art Auction, curator Curator D Neath
     40th Anniversary Art Auction Exhibit, Pence Gallery
     Forty Fridas, Jingletown Art Studios, Oakland
     Summer, Tim Collum Gallery, Sacramento
     Achey Breaky Heart, E-St Gallery, Sacramento
     The Art of a Community, Arts Benicia
     Rain: Art Inspired by Winter, Gallery 621, Benicia     

     Cups, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, invitational

     Sacramento Open Studio Exhibition, Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento
     Pink Week Mail Art Show, Warehouse Artist Lofts, Sacramento
     Studio Selections, Gallery 621: Contemporary Art, Benicia
     Collage: Sessions and Studio Selections, Red Dot Gallery, Sacramento
     September Invitational, University Art, Sacramento
     Slice: Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Pence Galleryjuror Shelly Willis,

     Crocker Art Museum Art Auction, juried, Sacramento
     Confluence, 1078 Gallery, Chico    
     Artists' Valentine Redux, UC Davis Nelson Gallery     
     Get Your Heart On, E St. Gallery, Sacramento
     Annual Invitational: Friends for the Holidays, Gallery 621, Benicia       

     The Crossing, Crocker Art Museum, installation with Chris Daubert, Sacramento                    
     Ellene Ashcraft Exhibition, Blue Line Arts, Roseville                
     Repurposed, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery, William Ishmael,
Small Works, KB Gallery, Florence, OR       

     Bloom, Pence Gallery, Davis: Carrie Lederer, Fred Dalkey, Brenda Louie,  Ivy
     Jacobsen, Stacey  
Mary Warner, Sandy Delehanty, Ann Marie Campbell, Stephen Giannetti,  
     Shirley Hazlett,
and Michele LeCompte

    Slice: A Juried Exhibition at the Pence, Pence Gallery, Davis, Juror Rachel
    Teagle, Shrem    

    Pink Week, juror Gioia Fonda, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento         
    Make Your Own Kind of Music, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery,

    Lottery for the Arts, Roseville Arts, juried by Scott Shields, Crocker Art
    Museum, Roseville
    (Honor Award: Selected as one of 10 top paintings by Shields)       
    Breaking Out, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento        
    Shades of Black and White Preview, Fusion International Arts Center,

    Juried Open Show, Robert Else Gallery, Sacramento State Alumni Association
    Art Chapter,

    (Awarded Honorable Mention by juror Meech Miagi) Sacramento         
    Placer Arts 30th Jubilee 2013 Juried Show, Arts Building, Auburn
    (Awarded “Best in Acrylic” by jurors
 Anthony Maki Gill and Maria Winkler)
    Painting Where the Wild Things Are, Effie Yeaw Art Gala and Auction,
     Carmichael, CA
    (Awarded Honorable Mention by juror 
Maria Winkler) 
    Animal Attraction, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento
    Side by Side, Axis Gallery, Sacramento

    The Empty Box Ole!, Box 13 Art Space, Houston, TX

    Root Division’s 11th Annual Auction, Root Division, Invitational, San Francisco
    The BIG Show, Axis Gallery, Sacramento
    Pink Week Show, Bows and Arrows Gallery, juror Gioia Fonda, Sacramento

    Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

    Crocker Museum Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, juried,  Sacramento
    Abstract: 2000-2010, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary,
    curator Robert-Jean Ray,  

    Small Show, Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, jurors Gioia Fonda and Ianna Frisby
    Axis@Verge, Verge Gallery, Sacramento
    Root Division’s 10th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco
    Wrinkle, Axis Gallery, Sacramento
    San Francisco Art Institute Open Studios, San Francisco Art Institute
    Capitol Artists’ Studio Tour Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Art,  

    Flow, Cityscape Community Art Space, N. Vancouver, BC, Canada,
     juror Sande Waters

    All the Tools I’ll Need? Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute,
    curator Karen Brasier

    Alumni Association Show, Robert Else Gallery, California State University,

    curator Brenda Louie
    San Francisco Art Institute Open Studios, San Francisco Art Institute, San

    Crocker Art Museum Auction, juried, live auction, Sacramento

    Bridging Boundaries: Shirley Hazlett & Helen diCarlo, Arts Building Gallery, Auburn

    Generation NOW: Artists on the Verge, R. Witt Gallery, curator Evri Kwong,
    artists: Khalil Chistee, Liv Moe, Shirley Hazlett, and Ernest Zarate, Sacramento,
    Capitol Artists Studio Tour Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento
    Transitions, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
    Experience: New Paintings by Six Bay Area Artists, Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco
    Crocker Art Museum Auction, Crocker Art Museum, juried, Sacramento
    Tangent’s Second Anniversary Show, Tangent Gallery, Sacramento
    Textures of Space, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

    Close to the Hub, Brickhouse Gallery, curator Tricia Talle, Sacramento
    Pink Week, Tangent Gallery, curator Gioia Fonda, Sacramento
    Crocker Art Museum Auction, Crocker Art Museum, juried, Sacramento
    50/50 Show, juror Jim Ferry, 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento
    Purchase Award Show, University Union Gallery, Sac State, Sacramento

    Award Show, Robert Else Gallery, Sac State, Sacramento
   Working Women Artists: Open Studio Tour Exhibition, The California Museum, Sacramento
    Uptown Arts Presents Banners on the Boulevard, jurors Tom Monteith and Ellen Van Fleet
    North Sacramento Chamber of Commerce (Award: Best in Contemporary Art)
    Colors of Love, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, Juror Anna Wagner-Ott
    National Association of Schools of Art and Design Exhibition, Witt and Else Galleries, Sac State

                                         Gathering Strength Suite, UC Davis Medicine, Sacramento



      Inside Sacramento Cover Artist, Feb 2024

      Shirley Hazlett Cover Artist, Inside Sacramento, Feb 2024

      Jessica Laskey, For The Love of Art: Artist Manipulates Materials to Make Something New,
     Inside Sacramento, February 2024, East Sacramento Edition (Photo by Linda Smolek) Cover Artist

     Jessica Laskey, For The Love of Art: Artist Manipulates Materials to Make Something New,

     Inside Sacramento, Pocket Edition, January 2024, pp 34-35. (Photo by Linda Smolek)

      Article about Shirley Hazlett's unique approach to creating paintings on a silk substrate. Focuses on
      Hazlett's recurrent theme of creating paintings that are a source of calm in a chaotic world
   Dusty Thorburn, Canvas and Fretboard, Dulcimer Players News: Builders & Artist's Issue
      Volume 49, No 3, August 2023, pp 32-35.

     Article about four visual artists who play the Mountain Dulcimer, including Shirley Hazlett and featuring
     two of her large format watercolor paintings.       

     Victoria Dalkey, Critic's Pic,

Davis Enterprise: ARTHOUSE Shows Work by Fitz Gibbon, Hazlett, March 26,

     gibbon- hazlett/

     Woodland Daily Democrat: ARTHOUSE in Sacramento Welcomes Artwork from

     Two Regional Artists, March 29, 2017

     Inside Publications, publication of image "Silk Panel (1)" Jan 2017, page 1,
     online and in print:

     Shirley Hazlett is one of the artists featured at Beatnik Studios.

     Victoria Dalkey, art correspondent to the Sacramento Bee, online and in print,
     December 9, 2016, 
publication of image Change of Seasons ...a bold

     by Shirley Hazlett at ARTHOUSE... 
one of five top recommended shows, Dec


     Shoka, art correspondent to the Sacramento News and Review,
     The Common Denominator,

     Art Pick of the Week: William Ishmael and Friends at Archival Gallery,
     November 10, 2016

     https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/common-denominator/content? oid=22710771

     Inside Publications, Land Park Edition, cover story and recommending
     William Ishmael and Friends 
at Archival Framing, Sacramento, Nov 2016

     Chris Macias, Cover Story: From the classroom to the world: Centennial show
     celebrates artists,

     ... the community college displays a rich artistic legacy that has been honed
     over the decades... 
exhibition curator Chris Daubert, Sacramento Bee, Ticket,
     cover and pages 5-6, August 26, 2016

     One Hundred Years One Hundred (and Twenty) Artists, Kondos Gallery,
     Exhibition Catalog artist 
featuring seven decades of Sacramento City College
     Art Department Alumni, August/September 2016
     Photographed in studio by Kurt Edward Fishback for book: Portraits of
     Women Artists
Alan Dismuke, Facebook post, regarding Hazlett's paintings at June/July
     show at Studio 12  
They are raw and loosely composed but beautiful and feminine
     with a great color sense. I think of Helen Frankenthaler . . . Pretty classic.
     June 2016

     Sac State Magazine, Fall 2015, Welcome to the Family Edition, Snapshot:
     The Art of the Family,

     Baubles and Beads, publication of image and artist statement, page 28,
     October 2015.

     Jessica Laskey, Inside Publications, pages 44-45, "Meet the Artists:
     Tour Gives Patrons a Behind

     the Scenes, Intimate Look at Creativity, interviewee Shirley Hazlett states,
     in part: The tour
keeps growing and expanding, but all within a similar
     trajectory. It's a good thing for    
     Sacramento. It's part of the richness and the fabric of the city, and
     I look forward to it every fall.

     Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee, Ticket Section, page 23, July 10,
     publication of image and 
recommendation of show: 5 Exhibits to See
     Around Town . . . Shimo Center for the Arts:

     Chance and causation intersect in Shirley Hazlett's radiant
     abstract watercolors, which 
reference textile arts at Shimo Center
     for the Arts

     The Sacramento News and Review, Second Saturday Art Map, pages 26-27,
     July 9.

     Publication of partial image of Coutour and recommendation of
     Textural Memory, solo show at 
Shimo Center for the Arts as an exhibition
      not to miss.

     The Sacramento Bee, Ticket section, Art and museums, page 23,
     July 3. Publication of image,

     Bobbin Spin and notice of show, Textural Memory:
     Shirley Hazlett's works will be featured starting July 10 at the Shimo
     Center for the Arts, 

     Jessica Laskey, Inside Publications, Inside Land Park, July 2015,
     pages 58-59, in print and online. Thanks for the Memories

     Shirley Hazlett comes from a long line of "makers' -
     seamstresses and embroiderers....

     But it's the amazing patterns she coaxes out of ink and watercolor that are
     on display in 
her current solo exhibition "Textural Memory" at the Shimo
     Center for the Arts

      Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts, July/August 2015 Newsletter,
      Shirley Hazlett Show at Shimo, July 10-August 5 article and publication
      of image,
pages 4 and 5.

      Emily Bertolino, Chico Enterprise Record, "Friends Combine for Art Show,"
      January 10, 2015,

      online and in print, Shirley Hazlett hangs artwork at the 1078 Gallery in Chico

      Julie Foster, Inside Publications, A Land Park House Gets a 21st Century

      ... throughout the house, art by local artists including Joan Moment, Darrell

      Gary Dinnen, Eric Dahlin, Peter and Camille VandenBerge, John Tarahteeff,
      Alan Post, Shirley Hazlett and Ianna Frisby.... Sacramento has an
      incredibly robust art scene with some of the most talented artists. p. 29

      Suislaw News, Florence, Oregon, KB Gallery features "Call and Response,"
      June 25, 2014,
      page 10A 
Call and Response is a retrospective of Hazlett's work that
      demonstrates a range of
      free flowing
painting with deep, richly colored acrylics on silk to gorgeous

      black-and-white ink drawings on paper.

      Suislaw News, Florence Oregon, General News: Hazlett's Call and Response
July 2, 2014, article regarding the opening reception and continuing
      exhibition, ... 
in the Kenneth B Gallery

Karina Cameron, Sacramento Bee,  Artists Breathe New Life into
      Wooden Forms

      from the 1970s: 
Exhibit of McClellan Surplus Displays Creative Recycling,
      June 14, 2014, pp. B1 & B3,
photograph of Shirley Hazlett and nine of her
      ten sculptures
     Natalie Nelson, Davis Enterprise, Pence Gallery:
    Artists Celebrate Flowers in Bloom,
March 16, 2014, Natalie Nelson, pA10  
….fascinating are abstract works
      by painters
      Elaine Bagley Arnoux,
Stephen Giannetti, Shirley Hazlett and
      Michaele LeCompte,
      ....that hint at the
potential for growth embodied by a single blossom.  
      All of these artists share an
interest in breaking down preconceived notions of
      what traditional
flower painting should look like.

      Victoria Dalkey, Best of Second Saturday, recommending
      Sacramento Temporary
Contemporary Gallery, Make Your
      Own Kind of Music
, ...a lively group show of works ...  
December 12, 2013

      Victoria Dalkey, Second Saturday Art Walk: Best of Second Saturday,
      Center for
Contemporary Art, Works by many of the artists
      participating in the 
Capitol Artists' Studio Tour … 
are on view…
      online and in print, September 12, 2013

      Valley Community Newspaper’s Land Park News, August 22, 2013,
      Capitol Artists’ Studio Tour:
Shirley Hazlett, p. 21

      Rebecca Garrison, Director, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery,
      Sixteen Sixteen, Sept 2013,
Issue 19 Breaking Out: 25 Artists,
      Shirley Hazlett
, p. 52, online,

      http://issuu.com/stcgallery/docs/sixteensixteenfinal, September 9, 2013

      Pence Events, Newsletter for the Pence Gallery Association, September 2013,
A Juried Cross-section of Regional Art publication of Fragility:
      Coastal Perspective, 
Shirley Hazlett, 2013


                                                               Shirley Hazlett, Sacramento Art Studio, Sept 2021
      David Roth, Square Cylinder, September 24, 2012, Shirley Hazlett @ Axis 

      Shirley Hazlett is a Flow Painter whose abstract works balance action and
      restraint, tuition and
conscious intent …. Straddling the spiritual, the
      perceptual and the environmental, Hazlett’s 
opened up promising options. It
      will be worthwhile to watch how she pursues them

      Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee, December 7, 2012, Second Saturday:
      Put these exhibitions on your
evening itinerary … Axis Gallery Side By Side
      is the title of a show by 14 area artists, among them, 
Karen Bearson,
      Ron Peetz, Shirley Hazlett, Phil Amrhein and Janice Nakashima…
      Ticket Magazine, Sacramento Bee, Art|Museums, August 31, 2012,
      p. 28, publication
      of image and
statement: Unanticipated Outcomes … by Shirley Hazlett …
      on display at
the Axis Gallery through September.

      Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee, Size Isn’t the Only Topic in This Big Show 
      December 18, 2011, p. 3, Shirley Hazlett’s Duette is a large acrylic-on-silk
      work that hovers
between painting and sculpture. To the stiffened silk,
      she has applied rich, 
deep colors in bold runs of paint speckled with gold
      that make the work sparkle. 
It’s a bold piece…

      Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee, Second Saturday “Stop in Here” 
      Re: The Big Show, Axis Gallery 
December 9, 2011, p. 27 Ticket Magazine

      University of California, Davis, Nelson ARTfriends Newsletter,
      Members on View, 
Shirley Hazlett's Hidden in Plain Sight, Fall 2011, p. 2

      Natalie Nelson, The Davis Enterprise, Shimmering Silk, Chattering
      Skeletons on
Exhibit at the Pence,
October 4, 2011, p. A3

      Robert-Jean Ray, Abstract: 2000-2010: An Abbreviated Survey,
      Sacramento Temporary

      Contemporary Gallery, October 2011

      University of California, Davis, Nelson ARTfriends Newsletter,
      Members on View, Hidden in
Plain Sight, Spring 2011, p. 4

      David M Roth, Square Cylinder, Northern California Art, Top Pick:
      Wrinkle@Axis, Axis Gallery

      Tina Drotar, Sacramento Press, First Open Reel at the Crest, Sept 11, 2011

      Art in America, Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums, Artists, #1105,
      Shirley Hazlett at Pence Gallery,
August 2011

      Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee, A Selection of Second Saturday Highlights,

      Among Top Five Art Picks: Center for Contemporary Art …virtual 
      who’s  who of
Sacramento’s art circle… November 12, 2010

      David M Roth, Square Cylinder, Northern California Art, April-June 2009,

      Top Pick: Introducing Shirley Hazlett, 2237 Gallery, Roseville
      Tim Foster, Midtown Monthly, September Art Pick: Bridging Boundaries:
      Shirley Hazlett & Helen diCarlo
, The Arts Building Gallery, Auburn

      Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee, Art Pick: 50/50 Show, 20th St. Gallery,

      Liv Moe, Midtown Monthly, Art Pick: Close to the Hub,
      Brickhouse Gallery, Sacramento

      Bill Cerruti, Altre Voci/Other Voices, Newsletter of the Italian Cultural Society
      acknowledgement of Shirley Hazlett's painting, Robert's Ranch                                         

      Saunthy Nicolson-Singh, Sacramento News and Review, March Art Pick:

      The Thinking Person’s Ink Shirley Hazlett solo show,
      Brickhouse Gallery, Sacramento

      Angelica Pappas, Sacramento Bee, Up and coming artist ….worth
      watching …. Shirley Hazlett,

                                                                                                      Hazlett Art Studio, Ink Drawings, 2013

     Art ProfessionalRROFESSIONA

      1997-24            Shirley Hazlett, Contemporary Art, Artist

       2021-24           Art Judge, Nevada County Fair, Fine Art 
      2016-17            Juror, Dixon May Fair, Fine Art

      2015-17            Juror, Yolo County Fair, Fine Art

      2014-19            Faculty, Art Department, (Classes: Art Education, Aesthetics and Art Criticism,    
                                      Theories  of Art Education) 
California State University, Sacramento
      2014-16            Gallery 621, Benicia, exhibiting artist

      2003-20            Member and Past Executive Board Member,
                                      Creative Arts League of Sacramento (CALS)

      2010-14            Executive Board Member, 2013-14 Vice-President, Nelson ARTFriends,

                                      University of California, Davis
      2010-13            Axis Gallery, Publicity and Artist, Sacramento

      2008-10            Graduate Teaching Assistant, Art Criticism, Professor Mark Van Proyen,

                                      San Francisco Art Institute      
      2009-10            Marketing Committee Member, For Arts Sake, Sacramento,
                                      Appointed by Mayor Kevin Johnson
      2006                   Juror, California State Fair, Poster Art Competition

      2004-06            Painting and Drawing Teaching Assistant, Professor Tom Monteith,
                                      California State University, Sacramento

                                                                                Bobbin Spin
, watercolor on paper, 24" x 24" 2015         


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