fineart@mearsgallery.com
 www.suzannemears.com
 www.swmearsstudio.com

 +1-405-528-5508

 4317 Butler Place
 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118



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 EDUCATION:


 ADVANCED ART EDUCATION:

 Master Class, Patty Gray Instructor, The Glass Furnace, Turkey
 Master Class, Richard La Londe,  Whidbey Island, Washington

 SOLO OR TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

 2015  Suzanne Wallace Mears Studio,Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Telling Tribal Tales
 2015  Pippin Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM,The Art and Soul of Color
 2014  Suzanne Wallace Mears Studio, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Celebrate Valentines's Day
 2012  Howell Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, New Work 
 2012  Pippin Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, Tribal Exploration, Part II
 2011  Howell Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,Tribal Music
 2009  Suzanne Wallace Mears Studio, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tribal Exploration, Part
 2008  Suzanne Wallace Mears Studio, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Flying Solo 
 2008  Joseph Gierek Fine Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Images and Allegories
 2008  Basalt Gallery, Basalt, Colorado, Sandia and Mears
 2007  Raffine', Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Raffine' Presents
 2006  Studio Swan, Serenbe, Georgia, Kiln formed Glass
 2005  Raffine', Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Glass and Painting
 2003  Taylor's Contemporanea, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Wall of Glass 
 1996  Suzanne Wallace Mears Gallery, Carbondale, Colorado, New Work
 1990  Hong Kong, ceramic and collage Dancing with Color
 1990  Joanne Lyon Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, Double Take 

 GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
 2015   IAO, All artist show, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2015  Line Gallery, Group show invitational, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2015  Painting in the Courtyard, Howell Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   2015  Art Now, Invitational, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2015-16 Ballet Oklahoma, annual fund-raising event, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2006-15 12 x 12, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2014 Pippin Contemporary Group Show, Santa Fe, NM, June   2014 Oklahoma Festival of the Arts, Sculpture Park, April   2014 Femme Fatales, Joseph Gierek Fine Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April,  2013 National Water Media Oklahoma Exhibition, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   2013 Pippin Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, Group Show, 2013  2012-16 Painting in the Courtyard, Howell Gallery, Oklahoma City, Ok.,   2012 What's the Journey All About, Pippin Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, August  2012 Choices, YWCA Campaign, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2012  2013-14-15 Oklahoma Festival of the Arts Sculpture Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   2012 Los Angeles Art Expo, Pippin Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, January  2011 All Gallery Show, Pippin Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM  2011 Oklahoma Friendly, Oklahoma Art Guild, Juried Show, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2011 Reigning in the Arts, Oklahoma Art Guild, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   2010-14 Red Dot, IOA Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   2010 A Party Different, Invitational, Allied Arts, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2010 All Gallery Artists, Howell Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2009 The Container Show, PAA, juried, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  2009 Price Tower Arts Center, international invitational juried show, Bartlesville, Oklahoma  2007 All Gallery Artists, Janne Fine Art, Carefree, Arizona  2008-14 Oklahoma City Art Museum annual fund-raising event invitational  2006-15 Free to Live, annual fund-raising event  2008 Dinner in the Deuce, Invitational, Untitled Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,  2008-15 Refreshing the Palette, The Metro, Invitational  2001–10-11 Cafe City Arts Invitational, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  1997-2006 All Gallery Artists Show, Hayden Hays Gallery,  Colorado Springs, Colorado
 MEDIA: 

 2017   OETA: "Gallery America" Episode 301 first aired July 12, 2017
 2016   ionOKLAHOMA, Suzanne Mears: Glass Artist, December/January 2017 issue
 2015   The Santa Fean, The Art and Soul of Color, June/July issue
 2015   American Art Collector, Feathers on the Loose, p. 162-163, June/July issue
 2013   Western Art and Architecture, Illumination, p.58, June/July
 2012   Slice, Color my World, November, 
 2012   Albuquerque Journal Newspaper, Art as Life 2011   The Oklahoman, Tour for Connoisseurs, September
 2011   Oklahoma Magazine, Creating Happiness, July issue
 2009   Nichols Hills News, Touring the Metro, p 30, December issue
 2009   Saturday Magazine, Friday, p. 7, March 20
 2008   Urban Tulsa Weekly, December 4-10, 2008
 2008   Distinctly Oklahoma Magazine, Magical World of Suzanne Wallace Mears, May  issue
 2006   Mid-West City Advocate, p.11, January
 2005   Quail Creek Magazine, Bridging Mediums to Bring Joy, September issue
 2005   Downtown Magazine, Bridging Mediums to Bring Joy, September issue
 2005   Oklahoma Today Magazine, Glass Menagerie, August issue
 2005   Oklahoma Gazette, Art This, p.34, September 21
 2003   The Sentinel Record, Art Review, Hot Springs, Arkansas

 SELECTED COLLECTORS:

 Steve Spitz and Steve Thompson, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Rob Littlefield and Jim Curtis, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Eric Green, NYC, NY  Sam and Miryam Tarica,  Los Angeles, California
 Michael Kowalski, NYC, NY
 Rhonda and Governor David Walters, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Kim and Governor Brad Henry, Oklahoma
 Molly and President David Boren, OU, Norman, Oklahoma
 Dr S.J. and Hugh Pickens, Ponca City, Oklahoma
 Tony Colby, Iowa City, Iowa
 Pat Hartwell, Arlington, Virginia
 David and Cheryl Merritt, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Larry Connor, Centerville, Ohio
 Sam Blackstock and Jeffrey Erwin, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Russanne Bull Solomon, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Jim and Carla Tourtlelotte, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Santa Fe, NM
 Elizabeth Gilbert, Mahwah, New Jersey
 Renee and Denny Hogan, Scottsdale, Arizona
 Joyce Turley Nicholas, Tiburon, California
 Kyle Singler, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Barry and Gay Golsen, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Stuart Turner, Tuxedo, New York
 George Nash, Denver,  Colorado
 Alan and Judy Manzler, Cleveland, Ohio
 Ty T Hartwig, Oklahoma
 Holly and Steve Golsen, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Ken and Jimi Davidson, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Bill Lavin and Michael Lavin, Frisco, Texas
 Howell Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Don Goode, Columbus, Ohio
 Paul and Ann-Marie Lundmark, Manakin Sabot, Virginia
 Nancy Leonard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Pamela Levy and Rick Crandall, Aspen, Colorado
 Gideon Gartner, NYC, NY
 Burton Goldberg, Tiburon, California
 Dr. James Brand and Dr. John Stuemky, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Berlin, Germany
 Nick and Renee Preftakes, Oklahoma City and Chicago, Illinois
 Lance and Cindy Ruffel, Oklahoma City and Tesuque, NM
 John and Tsinena Thompson, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

501 Restaurant, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Painting)
Meat Market Refectory, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma(Paintings, mixed media works on paper)
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (kiln formed glass sculpture)
Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Painting, kiln formed glass, ceramics)
2006-2010 Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins Offices, Oklahoma State Capitol (Paintings, kiln formed glass)
Mabee Gerrer Art Museum, Shawnee, Oklahoma (collage, glass)

 MEMBERSHIPS:

2017  Independant Artists of Oklahoma
2017  Oklahoma Contemporary Museum of Art
2017  Myriad Botanical Gardens
1998-2017  Oklahoma Visual Arts Association
2007-2017  Glass Art Society
2006-2017  Oklahoma City Museum of Art
2009-2017  Paseo Arts Association
2008-2017  Oklahoma Art Guild
2011-2017  New Mexico Glass Alliance

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