MFA, Drawing, Arizona State University
BFA, Painting, Northern Arizona University
As Above, Mary Shindell, Mesa Contemporary Arts, North Gallery,One E. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85211-1466, January 20 – April 19, 2018. Opening Reception Friday, February 9, 2018, 7-10pm
Sonoran Safari, i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa, Arizona 85201, February 9-May 27, 2018.
Representing the West: A New Frontier, Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo Colorado, January 28-March 19, 2017.
Pirate Contemporary Art Juried Exhibition, Pirate Contemporary Art Gallery, Denver, Colorado, November 25-December 11, 2016.
Desert in the Details, Phoenix Airport Museum, Terminal 3 Gallery, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, Arizona, December 2017-June 2017.
Sonoran Symbiosis, Tohono Chul, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, Arizona 85704, November 10, 2016- February 8, 2017.
Invitational Alumni Exhibition, Mesa Community College Art Gallery, 1833 W. Southern Ave.Mesa, AZ 85202, October 24-December 3, 2016.
Desert Chandeliers, Mary Shindell, 515arts, 515 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix, Arizona, February 5-27, 2016.
Connections to the Natural World, LA ARTCORE Brewery Annex, Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, CA, January 2-30, 2016.
Collecting for the Twenty-First Century, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona, October 27 - December 11, 2015.
Drawing With Everything, Phoenix Airport Museum, Terminal 4, Level 3 display cases, Phoenix, Arizona, October 3, 2015-February 28, 2016.
Southwestern Invitational, Yuma Fine Arts, 254 S. Main Street, Yuma, Arizona, April 10-May 30, 2015, work selected to tour through 2016.
Feminism Today, Shade Projects at the MonOrchid, 214 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix, Arizona, March 6-29, 2015.
Inflection Point, Mary Shindell, 515arts, 515 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix, Arizona, January 2015.
The Gift: Selections from the Armstrong-Prior Archives, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, through June 20, 2015.
Generation CSA, Mary Shindell, 515arts, 515 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix, Arizona, September 2013. Featured in the Artlink Collectors’ Tour selected by Dr. Sara Cochran, curator of modern and contemporary art for the Phoenix Art Museum and Gabriela Munoz, her curatorial assistant.
CD9: A Richly Diverse Creative Oasis, an art exhibition curated by Ted G. Decker for Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art (phICA), Phoenix, AZ March – September, 2013.
Creature•Man•Nature, Carolyn Lavender, Monica Martinez, Mary Shindell, Mesa Contemporary Arts at the Mesa Art Center, North Gallery, Mesa, Arizona, January 11-April 28, 2013.
2012 Harnett Biennial of American Prints, Joel And Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia, October 23-December 9, 2012.
Priced to move… Mary Shindell, new work, 515 arts, Phoenix, Arizona, June 1-30, 2012.
Arizona Landscapes, The Gallery, Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona, February 11-June 7, 2012.
“Place: Images of the West.” Designated Arizona Centennial Project, Gallery @ City Hall, 300 West Washington, Phoenix, Arizona, February- May 2012.
Cacti, Recent Work, Visual Arts Gallery, Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Arizona, November 8-Dec. 16, 2011.
Declaring Independence, Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art (phICA),at Eric Fischl Gallery at Phoenix College, Phoenix, Arizona USA. Curator: Ted G. Decker. October 3-27, 2011.
Drawing Resurfaced: National Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, Stewart Center Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, August 29-October 9, 2011.
Saguaro Stand, installation, The Ice House, 429 West Jackson, Phoenix, Arizona, May 6-7, 2011.
What Goes on and What Takes Place, Monica Aissa Martinez, Carolyn Lavender, Mary Shindell & Sue Chenoweth, Modified Arts, 407 East Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, Arizona, February 18-March 13, 2011.
2010 DigitalArt.LA, international juried exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, 107 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, California, September 9-October 2, 2010.
Texas National 2010, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, April 10-May 23, 2010.
Amend, Amass, Mary Shindell, installation, 515 arts, 515 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix, Arizona, January 1-30, 2010.
2009 Juried All-Media Exhibition at Palos Verdes, California, August 21-September 25, 2009.
Americas 2009 all media, Minot State University, Northwest Art Center, Minot, North Dakota, August 18-September 26, 2009.
Satellite Drawings, 515 arts, 515 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix, Arizona, February 6-28, 2009.
Abstract Ecology: falling, Mary Shindell, drawing installation, 5fifteen arts, 515 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix, Arizona, January 4-27, 2008.
Deck 2007, Bragg’s Pie Factory, Phoenix, Arizona, October 2007.
But It’s a Dry Heat, Opening Exhibition Featuring Ten Artists, Tempe Center for the Arts, floor installation using decals printed digitally from original drawings, September 7-January 11, 2008.
Out There, unconventional landscapes by Melissa Martinez and Mary Shindell, Mesa Contemporary Arts at Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona, November 3, 2006-January 7, 2007.
Enhancements to Estrada Park, Lithomosaic pathway and playground rubberized surface material design, 1801 East Palomino Drive, Tempe, Arizona. Commissioned by the City of Tempe Public Art, estimated completion 2018.
Pillar/Ramp design, cast concrete, Northwest Extension-II, 25th Avenue along Mountain View Road, Phoenix, Arizona. Commissioned by Valley Metro RPTA, light rail, estimated completion 2023.
Digital Desert, Agave Unfurling, temporary site- specific installation TechShop Chandler, 249 E. Chicago St. Chandler, Arizona, InFlux Cycle 6, Chandler Arts Commission, February 2016-January 2017.
Bougainvillea, terrazzo wall panels, Traction Power Substation #18, Las Palmaritas and 19th Ave., Phoenix, Arizona. Commissioned by Valley Metro RPTA, light rail, February 2016. Architekton, architects. Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Award, Art in Public Spaces, 2016, awarded to Valley Metro.
The Memory of a Tree is Strong, water jet cut steel art panels, Traction Power Substation, Main St. and Morris, Mesa, Arizona. Commissioned by Valley Metro RPTA, light rail, November 2015. DWL Architects. Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Award, Art in Public Spaces, 2016, awarded to Valley Metro.
Wild Flower Hawks, storefront installation 116 E. Western Ave., City Of Goodyear, Arizona, In Flux Cycle 3, Public Art, January 17-June 30, 2013.
Wild Flower Current, temporary installation of illuminated flower pots along the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront, Canal Convergence / Spring Equinox, 4420 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, March 21-24, 2013.
air, earth, water, Goodyear Community Park, Artwork for roundabout and walls, City of Goodyear, Arizona, Parks and Recreation, Public Art, April 2012.
Saguaro Flowers, Terrazzo Floor Project, City of Phoenix, Office of Arts and Culture, Adam Diaz Senior Center, Gabor Lorant Architects, January 2007.
Desert Chandeliers, Saguaro Stand, There is a Mountain, pool of work available for large scale purchase initiative, State of New Mexico 1% Public Art, 2017.
City of Palo Alto, California, Public Art prequalified artist pool, outdoor projects, 2017-18.
Arizona Governor’s Art Awards, 2016 drawing presented as award
Arizona State University Art Museum, Armstrong –Prior Archives, Tempe, Arizona
The Print Club of Albany, Albany, New York
City of Glendale, Portable Works, Glendale Arizona
Glendale Public Library, Glendale, Arizona
The Herberger Ballroom Project, The Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona
Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona
Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phoenix Municipal Court, Print Collection, Phoenix, Arizona
Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, Arizona
"Best of Phoenix 2015, Megalopolitan Life Awards, Mary Shindell, Best Use Of Desert Topography." Phoenix New Times [Phoenix, Arizona] 24 Sept. 2015.
Trimble, Lynn. "7 Cool Things We Saw at Phoenix's First Friday." Rev. of Inflection Point, Mary Shindell. 5 Jan. 2015: n. pag. Jackalope Ranch. Phoenix New Times. Web.
Young, Amy L. "Mary Shindell, Inflection Point at 515 Arts." JAVA 1 Jan. 2015: 18-19. Print.
Bartowski, Becky. "The 10 Best Things I Saw in Metro Phoenix In 2013." Jackalope Ranch. New Times, 31 Dec. 2013. Web.
Bartowski, Becky. "Product Trumps Process in Creature, Man, Nature." Phoenix New Times 14 Mar. 2013: 1-2. Print.
Johnson, Katy. "Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend In Metro Phoenix-ArtLink Collectors Tour @Phoenix Art Museum." Phoenix New Times. N.p., 20 Sept. 2013. Web.
"Mary Shindell." Superstition Review. Arizona State University, Spring 2013. Web.
Richardson, Mary. "Inside 9 Phoenix Creatives' Cool Homes and Studios." Phoenix New Times 27 Aug. 2013: 1-3. Print.
Young, Amy L. "Creature, Man, Nature at Mesa Contemporary Arts." Java Magazine [Phoenix, Arizona] Feb. 2013, 210th ed.: 18. Print.
Vanesian, Kathleen. "Modified Arts' "What Goes On and What Takes Place" Puts Process Before Product." Phoenix New Times 3 Mar. 2011: n. pag. Print.
Lawton, Claire. "What Goes on and What Takes Place: Four Women Artists Working." Jackalope Ranch. Phoenix New Times, 9 Dec. 2010. Web.
Lawton, Claire. "100 Creatives #89 Mary Shindell." Jackalope Ranch. Phoenix New Times, 8 June 2010. Web.
Arizona State University, Shindell Rock, Paper, Scissors Materials Award, excellence in printmaking, established 1993.
Northern Arizona University, Robertson-Shindell Scholarship, consistently high level of performance in studio art, established 2008.
Northern Arizona University, College of Arts and Letters Advisory Council, member through 2019.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Visions workshop, 2013 and 2016.
Artist in the Schools Arizona1977 and Nebraska, 1986 and 1987.
Artist Talks, Transitioning from Studio Art to Public Art, City of Phoenix and Scottsdale Public Art.
515art gallery, Roosevelt Row, Phoenix, Arizona, Member 2002-2016.
The Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York, New York
Los Angeles Printmaking Society