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PAUL GAZDA
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SELECTED MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2005 "Power Grid," West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona (Solo)
2000 "A to Z: Art by the Letter," Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, Arizona
1997 "Paul Gazda, Painting-Photography Fusion," West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona (Solo)
1995 "Earth, Mind and Spirit," West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona
1993 "Exploring Transformative Art," Sedona Museum of Art, Sedona, Arizona
"Explorations at the Growing Edge," Sedona Museum of Art, Sedona, Arizona

OTHER SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 "The Art of Ideas," Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, Sedona, Arizona
2004 "enmeshed," Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
2001 "Triple Vision," Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
1997 "Paul Gazda," Sedona City Hall, Sedona, Arizona
1991 "Confluence: Painting and Photography," Kerr Cultural Center, Scottsdale, Arizona
1985 "Photographic Works," Here and Now Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1984 "Photographic Media," Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1983 "Photographic Collages," Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 "Free For All," Sedona Visual Artists Coalition, Sedona, Arizona
2011 "The Illusion of Reality," Sedona Visual Artists Coalition, Sedona, Arizona
2010 "Pathways," Sedona Visual Artists Coalition, Sedona, Arizona
2009 "Beneath the Surface," Sedona Visual Artists Coalition, Sedona, Arizona
"7th Annual Recycled Art Exhibition," Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona
2008 "Unbounded," Sedona Visual Artists Coalition, Sedona, Arizona
2007 "Art and Politics in Tucson," Galeria La Sirena, Tucson, Arizona
2006 "The Sky IS Falling," Coconino Community College, Flagstaff, Arizona
2005 "cARTography," Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona
2004 "Phoenix Gallery Artists and their Artist Friends," Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
2003 "conTEXT," Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, Colorado
"Global Crossroads," Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
"WET: Poetics and Politics of Water," Sedona Center for Art and Technology, Sedona, Arizona
2002 "9/11 Remembered," Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
"Embracing Time," Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona
2001 "Space Odyssey," University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
"Response to 9-11," Yavapai College, Sedona, Arizona
2000 "Phoenix Gallery Group Show," Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
1999 "National Juried Exhibition," Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
(juror Lisa Dennison, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Guggenheim Museum)
"Millennium Reflections," Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona
1998 "Modern Art in Sedona," Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, Arizona
1997 Artlink Annual Juried Exhibition, Phoenix, Arizona (juror David Rubin, Curator, Phoenix Art Museum)
1996 Yargo Art Works, Scottsdale, Arizona
1995 The Select Art Gallery, Sedona, Arizona
1994 "Beyond Silver II," The Phoenix Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Connie Lee's Galerie One, Sedona, Arizona
1993 "The Third Gathering," Stetter Artworks, Scottsdale, Arizona
1992 Junard Gallery, Sedona, Arizona
1991 "Living With Art," International Friends of Transformative Art, Sedona, Arizona
Gallery Telesis, Sedona, Arizona
1989 "Sedona Salutes Her Artists," Sedona City Hall, Sedona, Arizona
1988 "Wilderness," Verde Valley Art Association, Jerome, Arizona
1986 Morin-Miller Galleries, New York, New York
1985 Galerie Arpege, Collingwood, Canada
1984 "International Artists II," October Gallery, St. Helena, California
"The Gallery Collection," October Gallery, St. Helena, California
"111th Annual Open Exhibition," Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Canada
1983 "Hands On," Sack's Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1982 "Photographs," Dewaters Art Center, Flint, Michigan

COLLECTIONS
West Valley Museum, Surprise, Arizona
Quadrangle Architects, Toronto, Canada
Private collectors in United States, Canada, Europe

AWARDS / HONORS
2010 Puffin Foundation Exhibition Grant
2008 Finalist in New Mexico Art in Public Places Acclaimed Artists Series

PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS / ARTICLES
2005 Dolan, Joe, "He’ll Shake You Up,"
Verde Valley Newspapers/Kudos, October 12-18, 2005, p. 20, illus.
2004 McCormack, Ed, "Paul Gazda: Public Messages and Private Pleasures,"
Gallery & Studio, Vol. 6, No. 4, (April/May), p.5, illus.
2001 Downes, Lawrence, "Paul Gazda: The Grid as Armature for Material Metaphor,"
Gallery & Studio, Vol. 4, No. 1, (September/October), p.13, illus.
2000 "In The Spotlight," Artbeat, Arizona Museum for Youth, Fall 2000, p. 3.
1997 Creative Inspirations, Rockport Publishers, Gloucester, pp. 15, 68, illus.
Pike Creek Review, Kenosha Institute of Arts, Kenosha, (October), p.12, illus.
Swallow, Adrienne, "Interview: Gazda," Sedona Spectrum, Vol. 2, No. 3, (March), p. 12, illus.
1996 Hightower, Janice, "Art Expeditions," Artscene, (Fall), p. 27 Illus.
The Best of Acrylic Painting, juried by Alfred M. Duca and Lynn L. Loscutoff, Rockport Publishers,
Gloucester, pp. 91, 122, illus.
1987 Singlehurst, Noelle, "Internal Motivation," Camera Canada, No. 2, (Summer), pp. 34-39, illus.
1986 Grant, Will, "New York draws art from everywhere," Artspeak, Vol. 9, No. 5, (November 1), p. 1.

LECTURES
Through the Eyes of an Artist: Unlocking Our Creative Potential
1999 Traditional Learning Center, Cottonwood, Arizona
1998 Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona
Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, Arizona
1997 Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona
Painting-Photography Fusion: An Artist's Journey
1997 West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona

EDUCATION
Master of Arts, Psychology, University of Toronto, 1972
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Michigan State University, 1970
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