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Artist Information - Detailed View
Name
Marty Avrett
Heritage
Gender
Dates
1942-
Date Note
birth date June 26, 1942

 

 

Artist’s physical folder is filed alphabetically in the Native American Artists Resource Collection under the following name:
Avrett, Marty

Artist's work is represented in the object collection of the Heard Museum

Exhibits
Personal Journeys: American Indian Landscapes. Heard Museum North. Scottsdale, AZ. 2009 (10/22/2009 - 03/14/2010)
ART IN 2 WORLDS: THE NATIVE AMERICAN FINE ARTS INVITATIONAL 1983-1997. The Heard Museum. Phoenix, AZ. 1999 (2/1999 - 10/1999)
Decolonizing the Mind: End of a 500 Year Era. Center on Contemporary Art. Seattle, Washington. September 3, 1992 - October 10, 1992. Note: group show curated by Joe Feddersen and Gail Tremblay; and accompanied by an exhibition catalog. Exhibiting artists include Lawrence Ullaaq Ahvakana, Marty Avrett, Rick Bartow, Susie Bevins "Qimmiqsak", Bob Boyer, Ron Carraher, Elvira and Hortensia Colorado, Jesse Cooday, Richard Glazer Danay, Harry Fonseca, Ric Gendron, Ronald A. Hilbert, Tanis Maria Hinsley, Conrad House, James Lavadour, George Longfish, Truman Lowe, Leatrice Mikkelsen, Kay Miller, Phil Minthorn, Theodore Moran, Ramon Murillo, Ed Archie Noisecat, Caroline Orr, Ernest Pepion, Lillian Pitt, Jolene Rickard, Tom Rudd, Beverly R. Singer, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Kathyrn Stewart, Theodore B. Villa, Kay WalkingStick, and Phil Young.
We The Human Beings: 27 Contemporary Native American Artists. (1992-1994) Traveling exhibition planned for the following venues:
The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH, 8/26-10/19/1992;
Carlsten Art Gallery, Stevens Point, WI, 11/15-12/16/1992;
The Riffe Gallery, Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts, Columbus, OH, 1/23-3/13/1993;
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN, 4/7-6/27/1993;
The Museums at Hartwick Collee, Oneonta, NY, 9/12-10/27/1993;
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of IL at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, 11/19-1/9/1994;
Roland Gibson Gallery, Potsdam College of the State University of New York, Potsdam, NY, 2/25-3/25/1994.

PAINTINGS BY MARTY AVRETT. C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California. Davis, CA. (03/15/1991 - 04/05/1991)
Our Land/Ourselves: American Indian Contemporary Artists. (1991-1993) Traveling exhibition planned for the following venues:
University Art Gallery, University of Albany, Albany, NY, 2/1/1991-3/17/1991;
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 4/12/1991-5/24/1991;
The Art Museum at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, 7/7/1991-8/11/1991;
The College at New Paltz, SUNY, New Paltz, NY, 9/10/1991-10/10/1991;
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 10/25/1991-12/1/1991;
University Art Museum, SUNY, Binghamton, NY, 1/17/1992-2/17/1992;
Plattsburgh Art Museum, Plattsburgh, NY, 3/7/1992-4/18/1992;
Tyler Art Gallery, Oswego, NY, 9/3/1992-10/20/1992;
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 11/3/1992-12/17/1992;
Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 1/10/1993-2/13/1993;
Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester, NY, 4/7/1993-5/16/1993.

TRADITION AND SPIRIT. Maryhill Museum of Art. Goldendale, WA. (07/21/1990 - 11/15/1990)
COLOR, FORM & EMERGENCE. American Indian Contemporary Arts. San Francisco, CA. (8/1986 - 8/1986)
BEYOND BLUE MOUNTAINS. Seattle Center. House. Seattle, WA. (09/06/1985 - 11/03/1985)
THE NEW NATIVE AMERICAN AESTHETIC. Marilyn Butler Fien Art. Santa Fe, NM. (06/29/1985 - 07/14/1985)
The Second Biennial Native American Fine Arts Invitational. Heard Museum. Phoenix, Arizona. October 13, 1985 - January 31, 1986. Note: participating artists include Marty Avrett, Karita Coffey, Blake Debassige, Edna Davis Jackson, G. Peter Jemison, Jean La Marr, Linda Lomahaftewa, George Longfish, Truman T. Lowe, Gerald R. McMaster, Neil Parsons, R. James Schoppert, and Kay WalkingStick; jurors include Erin Younger and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Accompanied by a catalog.
U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. PAINTINGS BY MARTY AVRETT. Southern Plains Indian Museum and Crafts Center, Anadarko, OK. (04/29/1984 - 05/31/1984)
MARTY AVRETT/PAINTINGS. C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California. Davids CA. (03/25/1983 - 04/22/1983)
ART FACULTY EXHIBITION. Gardiner Art Gallery, Gardiner Hall, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (1982 - 1982)
GROUP ART EXHIBITION. Firehouse Art Center Gallery. Norman, OK. (05/01/1981 - 05/29/1981)
SECOND ANNUAL INVITATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION. Gallery for the Department of Fine Art, Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY. (1981)
FIRST ANNUAL INVITATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION. Gallery for the Department of Fine Art, Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY. (1980)
EXHIBITION OF RECENT PAINTINGS. Ponca City Art Center. Ponca City, OK. (1981 - 1981)
GROUP EXHIBITION. Clayton H. Staples Memorial Gallery, McKnight Art Center, Wichita State University. Wichita, KS. (1980)
GROUP PAINTING EXHIBITION. Grover Cleveland Arts Institute. Oklahoma City, OK. (1980)
ART FACULTY EXHIBITION. Gardiner Art Gallery, Gardiner Hall, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (1980)
ART FACULTY EXHIBITION. Alexandre Hogue Gallery, University of Tulsa. Tulsa, OK. (1980 )
ART FACULTY EXHIBITION. Gallery for the Department of Art, East Central State University. Ada, OK. (1980)
CENTRAL STATES EXPOSITION '80. Pratt Community Collage. Pratt, Kansas. (1980)
MID-AMERICA ART EXHIBITION. Ownsboro Museum of Fine Art. Owensboro, Kentucky. (1979)
INVITATIONAL ART EXHIBITION. Gallery for the Department of Fine Art, Memphis State University. Memphis, TN. (1979)
ONE MAN SHOW. Gallery at College for Adult Education. Lancaster, England. (1978)
ONE MAN SHOW. Longview Museum and Art Center. Longview, TX. (1978)
INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION. East Central State University. Ada, OK. (1978)
FACULTY SHOW. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma. Norman, OK. (1978)
20TH NATIONAL SUN CARNIVAL ART EXHIBITION. El Paso Museum. El Paso, TX. (1978)
21ST ANNUAL DELTA ART EXHIBITION. Arkansas Arts Center. Little Rock, AR. (1978)
THE AMARILLO COMPETITION, THREE STATE PAINTING EXHIBITION. Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX. (1977)
FOURTH BIENNIAL FIVE STATE ART EXHIBITION. Gates Gallery. Port Arthur, TX. (1977)
19TH ANNUAL INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION. Longview Art Center. Longview, TX. (1977)
ONE MAN SHOW. Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (1976)
ONE MAN SHOW. East Central State College, Department of Art. Ada, OK. (1976)
FACULTY SHOW. Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (1976)
ONE MAN SHOW. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. (1975)
ONE MAN SHOW. Town and Gown Theatre Gallery. Stillwater, OK. (1975)
GROUP EXHIBITION,LONGVIEW INVITATIONAL PAINTING EXHIBITION. Longview, TX. (1975)
GROUP EXHIBITION, NATIONAL INVITATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION. University Galleries, Southern Illinois University. Carbondale, IL. (1975)
FACULTY SHOW. Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (1975)
TWO MAN SHOW. Lancaster University. Lancaster, England. (1974)
TWO MAN SHOW. Exeter University Exhibition Hall. Exeter, England. (1974)
GROUP SHOW. Great Hall, Lancaster University. Lancaster, England. (1973)
ONE MAN SHOW. Stillwater Country Club. Stillwater, OK. (02/03/1972 - 03/01/1972)
FACULTY SHOW. Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (01/31/1972 - 02/18/1972)
FACULTY SHOW. N.E.Oklahoma A & M College. Miami, OK. (11/01/1971 - 11/29/1971)
TULSA REGIONAL PAINTING AND DRAWING EXHIBITION. Tulsa Public Library. Tulsa, OK. (1971 - 1971)
ONE MAN SHOW. East Central State College, Department of Art. Ada, OK. (09/18/1971 - 10/15/1971)
ONE MAN SHOW. Whitesitt Gallery, Kansas State College. Pittsburg, KS. (04/01/1971 - 04/28/1971)
CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS. Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (10/25/1970 - 11/06/1970)
FACULTY SHOW. Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (09/27/1970 - 10/09/1970)
FACULTY SHOW. President's Reception, Student Union Theatre Foyer, OklahomaState University. Stillwater, OK. (09/26/1970 - 09/26/1970)
ONE MAN SHOW. Whitehurst Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (04/12/1970 - 05/11/1970)
ONE MAN SHOW. Gallery of Fine Arts, Department of Art, University of Texas. Arlington, TX. (02/12/1970 - 03/04/1970)
FACULTY SHOW. Whitehurst Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (01/05/1970 - 01/23/1970)
FACULTY SHOW. President's Reception, Student Union Theatre Foyer, Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. (09/24/1969 - 09/24/1969)
GRADUATE SHOW. Gallery of the San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, CA. (1967)
SPRING EXHIBITION. San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, CA. (1966)
PRINT SHOW. California College of Arts and Crafts. Oakland, CA. (1965)
SPRING EXHIBITION. San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, CA. (1965)
DALLAS COUNTY ANNUAL DRAWING, PAINTING AND SCULPTURE EXHIBITION. Dallas Museum of Fine Art. Dallas, TX. (1963)
DALLAS COUNTY ANNUAL DRAWINGG, PAINTING AND SCULPTURE EXHIBITION. Dallas Museum of Fine Art. Dallas, TX. (1962)
DALLAS COUNTY ANNUAL DRAWING, PAINTING AND SCULPTURE EXHIBITION. Dallas Museum of Fine Art. Dallas, TX. (1961)
Awards
FOURTH BIENNIAL FIVE STATE ART EXHIBITION. Gates Gallery. Port Arthur, TX. Category: painting, FIRST PRIZE, PURCHASE AWARD. (1977)
GROUP EXHIBITION, NATIONAL INVITATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION. University Galleries, Southern Illinois University. Carbondale, IL. PURCHASE AWARD. (1975)
TULSA REGIONAL PAINTING AND DRAWING EXHIBITION. Tulsa Public Library. Tulsa, OK. Category: painting, JUROR'S AWARD. (1971)
Publications
Found 12 record(s)
Available ActionsCitationPagesPublication DateArtist Citation NotesWebsite
Gardner, Peggy C. "Marty Avrett." ART VOICES/SOUTH, September/October, 1980, p.54.
Walton, Kelly. "Heard will open Second Biennial Native American Show with flurry of activities." CITY LIFE, OCTOBER 9,1985, P.37.
"Color, Form & Emergence." NATIVE VISION, vol.III, #3(July/August, 1986) 10-11.
Archuleta, Margaret. "Art in 2 Worlds: The Native American Fine Art Invitational 1983-1997." AMERICAN INDIAN ART MAGAZINE 24(Spring, 1999) 30.
Miller, Lynette. TRADITION AND SPIRIT. (Goldendale, WA.: Maryhill Museum of Art, November 15, 1990)[unpaged]
Feddersen, Joe and Gail Tremblay (curators). ~Decolonizing the Mind: End of a 500 Year Era. Seattle, Washington: Center on Contemporary Art. 1992.151992Catalog of an exhibition held at the Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington, September 3-October 10, 1992, and curated by Joe Feddersen and Gail Tremblay. Exhibiting artists include Lawrence Ullaaq Ahvakana, Marty Avrett, Rick Bartow, Susie Bevins "Qimmiqsak", Bob Boyer, Ron Carraher, Elvira and Hortensia Colorado, Jesse Cooday, Richard Glazer Danay, Harry Fonseca, Ric Gendron, Ronald A. Hilbert, Tanis Maria Hinsley, Conrad House, James Lavadour, George Longfish, Truman Lowe, Leatrice Mikkelsen, Kay Miller, Phil Minthorn, Theodore Moran, Ramon Murillo, Ed Archie Noisecat, Caroline Orr, Ernest Pepion, Lillian Pitt, Jolene Rickard, Tom Rudd, Beverly R. Singer, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Kathyrn Stewart, Theodore B. Villa, Kay WalkingStick, and Phil Young.
Gouma-Peterson, Thalia, Juane Quick-to-See-Smith & Elizabeth Woody. We the Human Beings: 27 Contemporary Native American Artists. Wooster, Ohio: The College of Wooster Art Museum. 1991.161991Catalog of an exhibition
Lester, Patrick D. ~The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters. Tulsa, Oklahoma: SIR Publications. 1995.301995
Matuz, Roger (editor). ~St. James Guide to Native North American Artists. Detroit, Michigan: St. James Press. 1997.35-371997
Swan, Daniel C. "Peyote Arts in the Collection of the Gilcrease Museum". American Indian Art Magazine, vol. 24, no. 2 (spring 1999). 1999.301999
Younger, Erin and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (jurors). The Second Biennial Native American Fine Arts Invitational. Phoenix, Arizona: Heard Museum. 1985.unpaginated1985Catalog of an exhibition organized and held at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona; exhibition preview, opening and sale held on Sunday, October 13, 1985. Participating artists include Marty Avrett, Karita Coffey, Blake Debassige, Edna Davis Jackson, G. Peter Jemison, Jean La Marr, Linda Lomahaftewa, George Longfish, Truman T. Lowe, Gerald R. McMaster, Neil Parsons, R. James Schoppert, and Kay WalkingStick.
Younger, Erin and Robert Breunig. "The Second Biennial Native American Fine Arts Invitational". American Indian Art Magazine, vol. 11, no. 2 (spring 1986). 1986.631986

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