Mary Yaeger
3030 18th Street
Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 415-1057

Master of Fine Arts, Textile Arts and Costume Design, University of California, Davis, June 1996
Bachelors of Science with highest honors, Design, University of California, Davis, June 1994
Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies, Westmont College, May 1980

Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA

September 15-November 15, 2002: "Domestic Politick,"
2002 January 12-February 24: "Women's Work: Exploring Life," The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston
2001 November 8-December 1: 10th Anniversary Show, Solomon Dubnick Gallery (
November 9-December 21: "Glassy-eyed Women: Colorado's Contemporary Beadworkers," Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
October 6-7 and 13-14, Boulder Open Studios Tour (also 1997, 1998 and 1999 tours)
2000 December 7-30, "Packaged Time: reflections on the golden section," Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento
2000 October-December, Winter Show, Highlands School
Twelve "Summer Merit Badges," to appear in the August 2000 issue of Nickelodeon Magazine
2000-2001 Young Audiences Artists Resource List
2000 February 4-29, "Heartthrob," Womens Art Center, Denver
2000 February 3-26, "Persistent Anomaly: Visual Arts in Fiber," Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento
2000 February 4, The Art of Boulder Show, Pueblo Bank & Trust, Boulder
1999 October 2-3 and 9-10, Boulder Open Studios Tour (also 1997 and 1998 tours)
1999 Fordham University, "Reconstructing the F Word, Messages and Mediums of Contemporary Feminism" (poster)
1998 September-November, CO=Excellence, Alternative Arts Alliance Traveling Exhibit
1998 July 17-September 9, “Fashion Show,” Rule Modern & Contemporary Gallery, Denver
1998 Colorado Artist Fellowship Touring Exhibit: July 4-6, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver; August 22-September 7, Colorado State Fair; September 15-26, Western Colorado Center for the Arts; October 3-31, Cortez Center
1998 May 28-June 14, The Buell Theater, Denver Performing Arts Center
1998 June 13-July 30, Alternative Arts Alliance, Open Studio Tour, Denver YMCA
1997 September 13-21, Open Studios '97, Boulder
1997 May 2 - June 14: What's in the Air: Young American Textile Artists, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO
1996 Introductions '96, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, California
1996 MFA Exhibition, University of California, Davis
1995 Beads on Target, Alexandria, Virginia
1995 Fiberart International '95, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1994 Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University of California, Davis
1993 Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University of California, Davis
1992 Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University of California, Davis

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1996 Ellen Hansen Memorial Prize, University of California, Davis
1994 Cynthia Maurer Russell Fellowship, University of California, Davis
1994 Best of Show, Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University of California, Davis

1998: Artists Fellowship, Colorado Council for the Arts
1995-96:  Profemina Research Consortium, University of California, Davis, Embroidered Merit Badges as Chronicles of Womens' Lives.

Gluckstern, Jay, "Glassy-eyed Women, Boulder Daily Camera, November 16, 2001.
Marshall, Julie, "Spiritual Navigation," Boulder Daily Camera, June 23, 2001.
"Badges of Summer," Nickelodeon magazine, August 2000, pp. 20-21.
"'Persistent Anomaly: Visual Arts in Fiber' at Solomon Dubnick Gallery," Artweek, April 2000, p. 21.
"the bitch list," in Bitch Feminist Response to Pop Culture, January 1900, No. 11, p. 59.
FIBERARTS Design Book Six, p. 94. Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 1999.
"Check it out" section of Girlfriends magazine, June 1999.
Paglia, Michael, “Clothes Call,” Westword, 21(49), August 6-12, 1998.
Avila, Susan Taber, “Culturized Merit: Mary Yaeger Traces Behavioral Patterns in Thread,” Surface Design Journal, 22(2), p. 23, Winter 1998.
Exhibition catalog for “What's in the Air: Young American Textile Artists,” Kansas City, Missouri, May 1997.
“Badges every woman can earn,” Glamour, p. 173, April 1997.
Heath, Jennifer, “Local artist’s work featured in Ms. magazine,” Boulder Planet, 1(35), March 5-11, 1997
Inside cover photo and mention in "artswatch," Ms., (p. 77), March/April 1997.
Heath, Jennifer, ”Desperately Seeking Mary,” Boulder Planet, 1(30), January 29-February 4, 1997.
Beal, Thom, "Merit Badges are images of women's life experience, Daily Times-Call (Longmont, CO), January 12, 1997.
Photo and byline, Harper's, p. 26, January 1997.
Gallery section of American Craft, p. 103, October/November, 1996.
Dalkey, Victoria, "'Introductions '96' at 10 sites," (exhibition review), Sacramento Bee, July 14, 1996.
ArtWeek, Summer 1996
"MFA bells toll: 'High art is dead, long live art,'" (exhibition review), Davis Enterprise/Winters Express, June 13, 1996

BORN: February 19, 1957, San Diego, California

last revised: September 2004

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