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Exhibition History + Publications + Collections + etc.

:: born

Tucson, AZ

:: education

2003 MFA, Mills College, Oakland, CA
1995 BA, Practice of Art, University of California, Berkeley

:: RESIDENCIES
2019 Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA :: The Chroma Chronicles
2017 little paper planes, San Francisco, CA with Lea Redmond
2016 Palo Alto Art Center / Artist's Activating Communities - California Arts Council Grant, CA
2015 the keepsake project :: Irving Street Projects, San Francisco, CA // catalogue available
2015 Kala Sustainable Fellowship, Berkeley, CA
2014 Underground Artist in Residence, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
2013 we/customize- artist in residence - Oakland Museum of Art
2007 artist in residence - Koumi Machi Museum, Nagoya, Japan
:: Selected Solo and two person exhibitions
:: 2022
upcoming - Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

:: 2019
• "Color Meditations", Long Weekend, Oakland, CA
• "hinan/evacuation", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

:: 2017
• special installation project at ARTMARKET SF with Walter Maciel Gallery
• "snippets and miscellanea", EBMUD, Oakland, CA

:: 2016
• "mata sen", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• CHROMA, with Christine Buckton Tillman, Rare Device, CA
• "many hands" with Courtney Cerruti, Atelier, Truckee, CA
Bench Projects, curated by Ellen Lake at Stanford + Market Streets, Oakland, CA

:: 2015
• "the keepsake project", Irving Street Projects, San Francisco, CA
• CHROMA, with Christine Buckton Tillman, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD
• "where do you stand", with Rodney Weiss, curated state / avenueSF, San Francisco, CA

:: 2014
•"sen", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
•"hanging by a thread", NIAD, Richmond, CA
Underground Artist in Residence, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

:: 2013
• "sen ", Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, CA

:: 2012
• "Migratory Patterns", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
:: 2011
• "pressed at the seams",Clayman Research Institute,Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
• "fleeting beauty" with Donatella Spaziani, at Nicoletta Rusconi Gallery, Milan, Italy

:: 2010
• "where have all the trees gone", Angels Gate, San Pedro, CA :: installation shots
• "domestic bliss", Kearny Street Workshop Artist Gallery, San :: see an interview with me about the work in the show here

:: 2008
• "pigmentary portraits", with Lisa Congdon, Art Stream Studios, Rochester, NH ::
• "Intersections" with Marin Camille Hood, Cesar Chavez Art Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA ::
• "couplets",with Aurora Robson, SQFT gallery, Nashville, TN ::

:: 2007
• “over the river and through the woods”, Little Bird Gallery, Los Angeles, CA ::
• Lisa Solomon & Kerri Rosenstein, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

:: 2006
•" The Point of Loose Ends : Lisa Solomon & Wendy Kawabata", Mira Costa College, San Diego CA ::

:: 2005
• Project Room, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

:: 2001
•"hand made by", Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Oakland, CA

:: SELECTED THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

:: 2010
•"newness" with Heather Smith Jones + Jen Garrido, Art Stream Studios, Rochester, NH

:: 2009
"Binding Constant" with Diem Chau + Marina Luz at Rare Device, San Francisco, CA

:: 2008
• "Pattern reDefined" -with Jill Weinstock,Freddy Chandra, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

:: selected group exhibitions
:: 2024
• upcoming • "A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard", Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, AL January 27 – April 14, 2024; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX May 16 – August 18, 2024; Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI September 22 – December 22, 2024
:: 2023
• upcoming :: • "A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard", Sarasota Art Museum at the Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL February 25 – June 25, 2023; North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND August 15 – December 10, 2023 :: 2022
upcoming :: • " Then and Now: Woodland Pattern 1980-2022 ", Milwalkee Institute of Art and Design , WI
• " Future Patchwork ", Walter Maciel Gallery , Los Angeles, CA
"Creative Attention - Art Community and Restoration", Palo Alto Art Center, CA
• "A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard", The Society of the Four Arts , Palm Beach, FL November 13, 2021 – January 30, 2022; Huntsville Museum of Art , Huntsville, AL July 24 – October 16, 2022, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL November 12, 2022 – January 15, 2023

::2021
• "BeComing [in]Visible: Countering Asian Hate", Cherry Center, Monterey, CA
• "A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard", Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA travelling to The Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
• "In the Groove: Persistence and Endurance", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
* "Paper Cuts", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

:: 2020
•Faculty Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University , CA
•"Unspoken", The San Francisco Foundation, CA

:: 2019
• " side by side / in the world ", curated by Kathy Zarur and Jacqueline Francis , San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, CA
• Cimarron National, at Oklahoma State University, OK
• "Woven Stories", MOAH, Lancaster, CA
• "The New Domestics", Delta College, Stockton, CA
•"Plant Life", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

:: 2018
• "Pretty Big Things", Curated by Brenda G. Williams, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• "Home" at the Jackson Street Gallery at University High School in San Francisco, CA
• "The New Domestics", Monterey Museum of Art, CA
• "Imprint: Time, Memory, Identity, and Place", Works, San Jose, CA
• "All Together Now", Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA
• "Art & Activism Drawing the Line", CMA, New York, NY
Art on Paper, Walter Maciel Gallery, New York, NY

:: 2017
• "forward", nachotta gallery, Portsmouth, NH
• "With Liberty and Justice for Some", Berkeley Art Center, CA
• "friends that never met", Bench Gallery / Fayes Video Store, San Francisco, CA
• "#bringsomethingpink" Look + Listen, OT St. Chamas, France
• "Sanctuary City: With Liberty and Justice for Some," SFAC, San Francisco, CA
• Art On Paper, Walter Maciel Gallery, New York, NY
• "Spectral Hues", Curated By Sharon Bliss,Palo Alto Art Center, CA
• "Awakening", Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA
• "With Liberty and Justice for Some", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

:: 2016
• "Six Years at Incline", Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• “Palette”, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA * curatorial project // catalogue available
• “Threads”, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA
• "not a lemon", Scott Ellsworth Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• "connect & collect", San Jose ICA, CA
SF Art Market, Walter Maciel Gallery, CA
• "A Star is Born - Ten Years Later", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art On Paper, Walter Maciel Gallery, New York, NY
• Win win for NIAD, Emeryville, CA

:: 2015
• "Enormous Tiny Art #18", Nahcotta Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
• "Strike away", Paxon Gate, San Francisco, CA
• "Trames", Gallerie Look and Listen, St. Chamas, France
• artMRKT, Walter Maciel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Win win for NIAD, Emeryville, CA
Artemis, San Francisco, CA [curated by unexpected projects]

::2014
• "good mail day", Art Stream Studios, Rochester, NH, * curatorial project
• artMRKT, Walter Maciel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• "Optic Chiasm: The Crossing Over of Art and Science", Oglethorpe University of Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
• "fresh stART", Arena 1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• "Illusions of a Perfect Utopia : Contemporary Landscape", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• annual auction, Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
• Win win for NIAD, Emeryville, CA

::2013
• "Connect & Collect", San Jose ICA, CA 
• "Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art", Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
• "Origin and Geographie in the Digital Era", Italian Cultural Institute, San Francisco, CA
• "Inaugural Exhibition", Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA
• edition art fair, Walter Maciel Gallery, Chicago, IL   
• ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA
• “we customize”, Oakland Museum of Art, CA
• ArtPad, Walter Maciel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• “Instant Noun: Person/Place/Thing”, Rare Device, San Francisco, CA * curatorial project
• “2013 Auction”, Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA
• “Ten”, Artstream Studios, Rochester, NH

:: 2012
• "Threading the Needle", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• "connect and collect", ICA, San Jose, CA
ETA, Nahcotta Gallery, Portsmouth NH
• artMRKT, Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, CA
• ArtPad, Walter Maciel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Kala Benefit Auction, Berkeley, CA
• "Inspired By", Art Stream Studios, Rochester, NH
• "Transcendental Vision" - curated by Gail Anton, The Independent, Sand City, CA

:: 2011
Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Seoul, South Korea
• "mapping affection", Umpqua Community College, Roseberg, OR
• "20 in 2011", Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
• "Size Matters", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• "super i-am-8bit", i am 8-bit, Los Angeles, CA
• "Chase the Tear", NIAD, Richmond, CA
• "Thread", Nachotta Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
• installation - artMRKT, San Francisco, CA [Fouladi Projects]
• Pulse Art Fair, New York,[Fouladi Projects]
• "Habitat", Bank of Commerce, Lafayette, CA [curated by Carrie Lederer, Steve Pon, Christine Murray]

:: 2010
• "Valley of the Dolls", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• "Identity Based Vertigo", Walter Maciel Gallery, Showroom B261, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA 
• "Inspiration Unlimited", Walter Maciel Gallery, Showroom B261, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA
• San Francisco Fine Arts Fair, Walter Maciel Gallery, and Richard Levy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• AAF, Elzabeth Dugan Gallery, New York, NY
•"52", curated by Calm Air Ice, Room 212 Gallery, Bristol, UK
•"Surface Design", San Francisco State Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA {with Julie Chang, Victor De La Rosa, Jennifer Ferré, Dustin Fosnot, Taraneh Hemami, Andrea Higgins, Ernest Jolly, Katie Lewis, Mung Lar Lam, Victoria May, Ali Naschke-Messing, Francesca Pastine, Anthony Ryan, Jeremy Chase Sanders, Lisa Solomon and Jina Valentine}
• "enormous Tiny Art Show", Nachotta Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
•"by a thread", San Jose ICA, San Jose, CA {with Jody Alexander, Susan Taber Avila, Diem Chau, Lauren DiCioccio, Robin Hill, Nina Katchadourian, Lisa Kokin, Beili Liu, Kate Lewis, Emil Lukas, Victoria May, Al Naschke-Messing, Lisa Solomon, Habi Tabatabai, Nicol Vruwink, Alison Watkins}
•"Robots", originally at San Jose Museum of Art 2008 traveling to, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
•"Dogs in School", Screaming Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

:: 2009
• "glow", Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
• "stitched, looped, and knitted", Mills Building, San Francisco, CA [curated by art source consulting]
•"29th Annual Fall Art Auction", San Jose ICA, CA
• "2009 auction", intersection for the arts, San Francisco, CA
• "affordable prints", curated by Suzanne Shade of The Beholder, Sunset Magazine, Menlo Park, CA
• "pop noir", Southern Exposure at Electric Works, San Francisco, CA
• "the incredible print show", artstream studios, Rochester, NH
• " A domestic life", Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID {with Julie Blackmon, María A. Lopez, Jim Richard, Martha Rosler, Megan Wilson} :: installation shots here
•"Auction 100", Laguna Art Museum, CA
•"Political Draw", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA :: install shots
•"Celebration- New Year New Work", Dale Smith Gallery, Ontario, Canada
•"Robots", originally at San Jose Museum of Art 2008 traveling to, Sonoma County Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA and Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

:: 2008
•"Art Miami", Miami, FL [Richard Levy Gallery]
• "Gifts from the Studio", Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
• "Crossing the Line - a drawing show", Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, CA
• "Craftism: Reclaiming Craft and Creating Community", Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin :: installation shots
• "Unusual Twist", Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY
• "noise", Anton Gallery, Monterey, CA
• "28th Annual Fall Auction", San Jose ICA, CA
• "APAture", Kearny Street Workshop's Emerging Asian American Artist Exhibition, Space 180, San Francisco, CA
•"who gets what", David Weinburg Gallery, Chicago, IL
•"Tattered Cultures, Mended Histories", Academy Art Center, Honolulu, HI
•"small wonders", Garrison Baker Fine Art, NY• May 17- June 14, 2008,
• "Devotion To Thread", Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee WI ::
• "Intricacies", Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA
•"Robots", San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
•"optical illusion", Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
• pulse art fair, New York, NY [Richard Levy Gallery]
• LA art Show, Baker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA [Richard Levy Gallery]
• Faculty Show, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA
•"Generalized Anxiety Disorder", Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

:: 2007
• Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL [Richard Levy Gallery]
•"Pattern, Pattern, Pattern", Women and their Work, Austin, TX
• workADay, Blankspace, Berkeley, CA , * curatorial project
• "27th Annual Auction, ICA, San Jose, CA
• pulse art fair, London, UK
• Jupiter Hotel Art Fair, Portland, OR
•"Currently West", Koumi Museum, Nagano, Japan
•“Stitched II : Memory Imprinted”, Richmond Health Center, Richmond, CA
•“No Need to Touch”, Art Center South Florida, Miami, FL
•“Stretching the Threads”, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
•Momento Mori, the artist network, NY
• LA Art Show, Baker Hanger, Santa Monica , CA
• I Want Sugar, Mama Buzz Cafe, Oakland, CA
•Faculty Show, Cal State East Bay, Hayward, CA

:: 2006 
• pulse art fair, Miami, FL [Richard Levy Gallery]
•"embroidered stories/knitted tales", Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
•"bedtimestories", Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA
•"geographic premonitions", Richmond Art Center, CA
•“Nostalgia”, After Modern, San Francisco, CA
•"26th Annual Fall Art Auction”, San Jose ICA, CA
•Art 212, New York, NY (Richard Levy Gallery)
• "OK City for sale", Ego Park, Oakland, CA
• exposition de ete, Bickett Gallery, Raliegh, NC
• Community Virology, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA
• Wall Works, Traywick Contemporary , Berkeley, CA
• "momentum", Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
• 505 Montgomery, San Francisco, CA   
• FancyMag Auction/Benefit for Megan Dooley, Williamsburg, NY
• Art LA, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA
• Sketch, Memorial Union Art Gallery, UC Davis, CA

:: 2005
• Pulse-Art, Miami, FL
• Aqua Art Miami, FL
• AAF, New York, NY
• "Patriot Show", Cricket Engine, Oakland, CA
• Southern Exposure 30th Anniversary, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
• "Artists for Tibet", Juice Design, San Francisco, CA
• "Stuff & Things", City of San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA
• Group Show, Graystone, San Francisco, CA
• San Francisco International Art Fair (Richard Levy, Graystone)

:: 2004
• "13", Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
• EMERGE 2004, Gen Art, The Old Mint, San Francisco, CA (jurors: John Weber, Paule Anglim, Squeak Carnwarth, Martha Angus)
•"pink week", Cricket Engine Gallery, Oakland, CA
•"Dangerous Playthings", Cricket Engine Gallery, Oakland, CA
•Alumni Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, UCB, CA
•Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY (Richard Levy Gallery)
•Toranto Art Fair, Canada (Richard Levy Gallery)
•“Hidden Treasures”, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
•“SF Artists for moveon.org”, I.C.A.N. Gallery, San Francisco, CA
•Scope LA, Los Angeles, CA (Richard Levy Gallery)
•“36th Annual Textile Exhibition”, Oliver Hyde Art Gallery, Freemont, CA
•“ Spring Fever”, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
•“ San Francisco Art Institute Auction”, San Francisco, CA
•Scope NY, New York, NY (Richard Levy Gallery)
•“Valentine Show”, Den, San Francisco, CA
•San Francisco International Art Fair, CA (Richard Levy Gallery)
•“ small works”, Graystone, San Francisco, CA

:: 2003
•“ Night Moves”, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
•“ Threads”, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
•affordable art fair, New York, NY (Richard Levy Gallery)
•“ making ends meet”, Lucky Tackle, Oakland, CA
•Scope LA, Los Angeles CA (Richard Levy Gallery)
•“ MFA Exhibition 2003”, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
• web project: surveilling surveillance
•“ Sewn Together”, curated by Laura Richard Janku, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
•“San Francisco Art Institute Auction”, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
•San Francisco International Art Fair, CA (Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Graystone)

:: 2002
•“ Miniatures”, Graystone, San Francisco, CA
•“Black and White”, Juice Design, San Francisco, CA
•“ So-Exquisite”, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
•“ Register This – 10 Artists from the Gen Arts slide registry”, StudioZ, San Francisco, CA

:: 2001
•“That Girl”, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Oakland, CA
•“ Luminous Wonders of The Electric World”, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
•“ Wendy Sussman Memorial Exhibition”, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA
•Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI

:: 2000
•Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Oakland, CA

:: 1999
•" tree", nika gallery, San Francisco, CA
•“Lure”, Caesar Chavez Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA
•“postcards”, Four Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA
•Horizons Unlimited Auction, San Francisco, CA

:: 1998
•“postcards”, Four Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

:: 1996
• Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA

::1995
•“ Painting Show”, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA
•“Left to Right, Right to Left”, SUNY College at Fredonia, NY
•“Honors Studio Show”, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA
•“Kitty Club”, Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA (performance piece and exhibition)
•“Watchful Eyes”, Optometry Center, UC Berkeley, CA

:: grants + awards
2019 Eureka Fellowship Nominee
2016 Eureka Fellowship Nominee
2016 SECA award Nominee, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2016 Artists Activating Communities via Palo Alto Cultural Center, CA
2012 Creative Capacity Fund, Travel Grant for 2013
2010 Angels Gate comissioned exhibition, San Pedro CA
2010 SECA award Nominee, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2007 travel award, Komi Machi Museum, Nagoya, Japan
2005 SECA award Nominee, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2004 Herringer Family Foundation Grant
2003 Mills Mini Grant
2002-03 Sara Lewis Fellowship
2001-03 Mills Graduate Assistantship
1995 Eisner Prize for Excellence in Fine Arts
1995 Honors Studio, UC Berkeley, CA
1993 Edmund G. Scholarship
1991-95 Alexander Bee Grant, Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation
:: books + catalogues

• Solomon, Lisa, The Color Meditation Deck, July 2022, Roost Books, ISBN: 9781611809381
• de Anda, Raquel and Carol Zou et.al, A People's WPA, US Department of Arts And Culture, Catalogue for projects for 2021 grants. p.38
•Solomon, Lisa, Crayola: A visual biography of the world's most famous crayon, November 2021, ISBN: 9780762470815
•Payne, Bridge Watson, How time is on your Side, Chornicle Books, February 2020, ISBN: 9781452171937
•Huber, Marissa & Heather Kirtland, The Motherhood of Art, Shiffer Books, 2020 ISBN: 978-0-7643-5918-7
•Solomon, Lisa, A Field Guide to Color, Roost Books, August 2019, ISBN: 9781611806120
*Siddons, Louise,  Cimarron National, at Oklahoma State University, 2019
•Kalloch, Liz, Tools and Talismans 100 Conversations in Watercolor, 2019
•Schwake, Susan, Art Lab for Kids: Express Yourself , Quarry, November 2018, ISBN - 978-1631595929
•Frank, Patrick, Gail Enns, Victoria May, and Stuart Chase, The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane Catalogue, Monterey Art Museum and Celedon Arts, September 2018
•Doh, Jenny, Creative Lettering for Kids: Techniques and Tips from Top Artists, Sterling, January 2017, ISBN 978-1454920052
•Inouye, Kelly, Lisa Solomon, The Keepsake Project, MagCloud, October 2016
•Inouye, Kelly, Theodora Mauro, Lisa Solomon, Palette, Blurb Books, September 2016
•Solomon, Lisa, Draw 500 Everyday Things, Quarry Press, September 2016, ISBN 9781631592553
•Schwake, Susan, Art Camp, Two Little Birds, 2015, ISBN 978-0991293568
•Solomon, Lisa, 20 Ways to Draw a Chair, Quarry Press, September 2015, ISBN 978-1631590610
•Pitcher, Joe and Sam, 3D Mixed Media Textile Artists, Textileartist.org, 2015  ASIN: B00U0OEAFW
•Rodabaugh, Katrina, The Paper Playhouse, Quarry Press, 2015, ISBN 978-592539802
•Congdon, Lisa, Art Inc., Chronicle Books, 2014, ISBN 978-1452128269, interview on pg. 23
•James, Rosie, Stitch Draw : Design and Technique for Figurative Stitching, B.T. Batsford, 2014 ISBN 978-1849941570
•Schwake, Susan, Art for All Seasons, Two Little Birds, 2014, ISBN 978-0-991293599
•Lorsung, Eireann, Marshall Astor, Carol Roundtree Jones and JoAnne Northrup, Hand/Made , MIEL, 2013 ISBN 978-0-95718959-8-7
•Solomon, Lisa, Knot Thread Stitch, Quarry Press, 2012 ISBN- 978-1592537723
•Frank, Patrick, Enns, Gail “Transcendental Vision”, Exhibition Catalogue, The Independent, Sand City, CA 2012
•Schwake, Susan and Rainer, Art Lab for Kids, Quarry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1592537655
•Cheongju International Craft Biennale, 2011 - Seoul Korea 2011, ISBN 978-89-6053-213-7 :: see a few pages from the catalogue
•Depth of Surface – Exhibition Catalogue, San Francisco State Fine Arts Gallery, 2010
•Ricketson, Kathreen, Whip Up Mini Quilts, Chronicle Books, 2010 ISBN 978-0811868730
•Nuenfeldt, Erin, Arroyo literary review, CSU East Bay, Spring 2009 ISBN 1945-3949
•Perkins, Stephen, Faythe Levine and Betsy Greer, Craftivism, Exhibition Catalogue, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Greenbay, WI ::
•Monem, Nadie, Contemporary Textiles, Black Dog Publishing, 2008 ISBN 978-1906155292
•featured in Illustration * Play – Craving for the Extraordinary, Victionary Press, 2007 ISBN 978-988-98229-3-4
•Hayashi, Yoshimi & Minoru Nakashima Currently West, Exhibition Catalogue, Koumi Museum, Nagano Japan, June 2007
•Janku, Laura Richard, Sewn Together: Graphic uses of Thread, exhibition catalogue {Gregory Lind Gallery}, 2003

:: podcasts

•Lisa Anderson Shaffer Joy is Now: These Three Things, and Let's Talk Comparison, March 2021
•Tiffany Han, raise your hand and say yes, December 2019
• Erika B Hess, I like your work, September 2019
• Abby Glassenberg, Episode 151, August 2019
• Tiffany Han, raise your hand and say yes, March 2016
• dearhandmade life, teaching your craft, December 2015
• fresh rag, At the Crossroads of Art + Craft, July 2015
• crafty planner Podcast Episone #16, June 2015
• Meighan O'Toole, What's Your Story, November 2014

:: other articles

• Solomon, Lisa, "What Is Color Meditation",Spirituality and Health Magazine, June 24, 2022
Interview with Lisa Solomon , Pyramid Editions, June 17, 2022
•Moore, Jane, "Humble Textiles Take Center State at Four Arts Exhibit", Palm Beach Daily News, December 20, 2021
•"Crayons Aren't Just for Kids" Smithsonian Magazine, November 16, 2021
•Ithachi, Inbali, "A Beautiful Mess", May 2021
*Buijis, Caroline, "Color Meditation", Flow Magazine, Summer 2020
• May, Victoria "In Review, The New Domestics", Surface Design Journal, Spring 2019
• Rubin, David, Editorial Feature/Review, Visual Art Source, April 2019
• Mizota, Sharon, "Japs Keep Moving: Racist signes of the past point us to the present", Los Angeles Times, April 3, 2019
• Ryce, Walter "A Contemporary Art Show at the Monterey Museum of Art Revives the Domestic Arts", Monterey County Weekely, October 4, 2018
• "The Vivid Color Explorations of Lisa Solomon", 4x6.com, Febrruary 2018
•Solomon, Lisa, "From Concept to Creation", Textileartist.org, July 2017
•Stocker, Blair, "Wise Craft Quilts Contributor Lisa Solomon", Wise Craft, June 2017
•"Lisa Solomon", Listen Read Watch, May 2017
featured artist on Dharma Trading, May 2017
•Kost, Ryan, "Collection of Junk Asks You to Step Closer", Sf Gate, August 31, 2016
•Morris, Elise, "Lisa Solomon Site Visit", the Studio Work, August 22, 2016
•"August Can't Miss...", 7x7 magazine, August 2016
•"Event Spotlight Chroma color theory art show at Rare Device", Hoodline, August 2016
•Anderson, Lamar, "Playing CPA with MFAs", San Francisco Magazine, May 2016
•feature in Workbox Magazine, May/June 2016
•Mak, Alex, "Artists taking over bus benches in Oakland", broke ass stuart, March, 2016
•Frock, Christian, "the keepsake project", SF ARTS MONTHLY, November 2015
•Solomon, Lisa "On being a working artist mother", (pro)create Anthology, September 7, 2015
•Santarina, Leslie "Inside the Artist Studio: Lisa Solomon", SpottedSF, August 20, 2015
•Santarina, Leslie "Unexpected Guests: Lisa Solomon", SFgirlbybay, August 20, 2015
•Congdon, Lisa "Chroma Show: Lisa Solomon and Christine Buckton Tillman ", interview on her blog, August 7, 2015
•Boon-McCreesh, Amy "Life in Color", Bmore Art, July 18, 2015
•Morris, Elise, “Studio Visit with Lisa Solomon”, The Studio Work, May 2015
•Keegan, Arianne, “Interview with Lisa Solomon”, she-folk.com, February 2015
•Devries, Lindsey Herkommer “A Dazzling Spectrum of Floating Color”, kmuw 89.1, Wichita, KS, July 23, 2014
•Dilts, Jason, “Ulrich Artist in Residence to Create Installation of 1000 doilies”, The Wichita Eagle, July 10, 2014
•Bergan, Brenda, "Get Fueled with Lisa Solomon", fuelyourprocess.com, June 2014
•Pitcher, Joe, "Interview with Lisa Solomon", part 1, part 2, textileartist.org, , February 2014
•Le, Ahn-Minh, “Embroidery + Crocheting Bind Lisa Solomon’s Work”, San Francisco Chronicle, December 15, 2013
•“#1000 doilies @lisasolomon and the crocheters of Instagram”, Instagram Blog Decmeber 12, 2013
•Held Jr., John “review of Lisa Solomon  solo exhibition “sen” at Fouladi Projects”, SFAQ December 2013
•Pitcher, Joe, “spotlight on 5 textile artists”, textileartist.org, December 9, 2013
•Art Business.com “Fouladi Projects”, November 15, 2013
•Inouye, Kelly “review of Lisa Solomon solo exhibition “sen” at Fouladi Projects", SFAQ, December 2013
•Dragovich, Sarah, “Lisa Solomon at Fouladi Projects ”, Art-Nerd, November 26, 2013
•Delaunay, Monica, “Lisa Solomon, “Sen” at Fouladi Projects”, Art Enthusiast, November 24, 2013                           •Feature in Seasons Magazine [Russian], September 2013
•Solomon, Lisa + Linda Blinn, “Industrial meets Vintage in a freestanding studio”, Studios Magazine, Spring 2013
•Image used on pg. 43, Spirituality & Health Magazine, March/April 2013
•Lam, Lee Tran, "Lisa Solomon", Insideout blog, September 24, 2012
•Arneson, Brittany Kallman, "Lisa Solomon's Infectious Crocheting", American Craft Coucil Blog, August, 3, 2012
•interview on Rebecca E. Parson's Artistically Speaking Blog Radio show, July 22, 2012
•interview on craftfoxes.com, May 29, 2012
•interview on Balancing the Tide, April 2, 2012
•Ryce, Walter, "Trancendental Vision Inspires Ambiguity, Contemplation and Quiet", Monterey Country Weekly, January 26, 2012
•Bellio, Fabiana "LIsa Solomon/Donatella Spaziani", Flash Art [Italian], June 2011 :: pdf HERE
•Buijis, Caroline, "Creatief met blog", Flow Magazine [Dutch], June 2011 :: jpeg
•Bria, Ginerva, "Bellezza a tempo. Doppio", Artiribune, April 2011
•Bottani, Silvia, "Fleeting Beauty Mostra Donatella Spaziani and Lisa Solomon", New Cult Frame Arti Visive, April 2011
•Williams, Nathaniel "the 'Between States' of Art and Craft", Palo Alto Patch, February 1, 2011
•Handmade Embroidery Network, “By a Thread puts a Contemporary Spin on  a Centuries Old Medium", February 2010
•Design Milk, “Lisa Solomon”, February 2010
McQuade, Martha, "Lisa Solomon", Uppercase Magazine 4,February 2010 :: pdf HERE
"San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Presents 'By a Thread'", TAXI: the Global Creative Network, January 12, 2010
"By a Thread Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Traditonal Medium", Artdaily.org - the First Art Newspaper on the Net, January 12, 2010
•"mix and match creation", a 8 page spread/interview in Art + Design [Chinese Publication], June 2009
• cover of Mixtape Zine, June 2009
•Chau, Mary, "Handmade Landscapes" [review of APAture], NY Arts Magazine, Novebmer 2008
•Morse, Marcia, "'Tattered Cultures' at Academy Art Center", Artweek, November 2008 :: pdf HERE
•"Community and Cultural Events", Green Bay Cities, October/November 2008 - image of my work featured on page 12
•"Craftivism", pack rat magazine, online October 27, 2008
•ruzik_tuzik, "Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon", Huliq News, June 3, 2008 :: read it here
•Blexrun-Strigens, Betty, "Commentary forms fabric of textile exhibit", The Milwaukee Journal Sentenial, June 3, 2008
•Moriarty, Judith Ann, "Devotion to Thread at Woodland Pattern", Vital Source, May 2008 •KTVU channel 2 news segment on "Robots : a cultural icon", my work featured in the visuals
•McCollum, Charlie, "Robots invade museum", the Mercury News, April 17, 2008 :: read it here
•San Jose Museum of Art in conjunction with the Robots Show, Podcast/video interview of me:: see it here
•Hughes, Justin, "Violence and Softness 'Intersect' at Gallery", Golden Gate Xpress, March 20, 2008
•Solomon, Lisa "love at first site", compiled byTimothy Buckwalter, Artists share a love at first sit art experience. I wrote on David Park Feb. 14, 2008
•Tong, Sophia, "CSUEB Annual Faculty Show", Pioneer, January 31, 2008
•"Aurora Robson + Lisa Solomon", Juxtapose Online, January 14, 2008 :: read it
•Maddox, David, "Domestic Terrorism", Nashville Scene, January 10, 2008
•Mitchell, Charles Dee, “Report from Austin, Art by Southwest”, Art in America,
December 2007 [image on pg. 59] :: see it
•melamine plate feaure in "Handmade for the Holidays", ReadyMade Magazine, December 2007
•Swan, Rachel, "workAday - Critic's Choice", East Bay Express, October-November 2007
•Batey, Charla, "Work That Makes Art", NovoMetro, October 20, 2007
•Buckwalter, Timothy, "Critic's Pick - workAday", The Montly, October 2007 •Solomon, Lisa "Give me a C" [and interview I conducted with Lacey J. Roberts for], Kitchen Sink Magazine, vol 16, Fall 2007 :: pdf here
•Halvarson,Jan, “New Art”, Diesel Cult, October 2007
•“the weekend guide”, LA Daily Candy, October 11, 2007
•"Currently West", Shinano Mainichi Shimbun, June 19, 2007
•"Currently West" - my work is featured - Shinano Mainichi Shimbun, June 21, 2007
•Cagina, Renee & Richard Shack, "No Need to Touch", Gallery Diet, South Florida Monthly magazine
•"no need to touch / art center south florida", MAG - Miami Art Guide, June 2007
•Marseglia, Paul, "Art Patrons in for Twice the Pleasure", The Daily Journal, April 6, 2007 {my work in the photo} :: pdf here
•Reed, Victoria, "Wendy Kawabata and Lisa Solomon at Kruglak Gallery, Mira Costa College", Artweek, Feb. 2007 :: pdf here
•Buckwalter, Timothy, "Sweets to the Sweet", The Monthly, Feb. 2007 :: pdf here
•Buck, David, "'Geographic Premonitions' at the Richmond Art Center", Artweek, Feb. 2007
•Halvarson, Jan "interview with Lisa Solomon", Design Sponge Guest Blog, online, Jan 2007
•Westbrook, Lindsey, "'Nostalgia at After Modern", Artweek, Dec. 2006-Jan. 2007 :: pdf here
•"Lisa Solomon", What you Make It Zine, Nov. 2006 - Feb. 2007
• Woodward, Christopher, "Geographic Premonitions", Richmond Art Center 70th Anniversary Catalogue, November 2006
•"doily art", free people blog, November 2006
•Taylor, Robert, "Yarn Art Gets a Modern Makeover at Bedford", Contra Costa Times, September 28, 2006
•Castro, Stephanie "The Originals", 7x7 magazine, September 2006 [pg. 221]
•Saltzman, Aaron, "Memorial Union Arts Gallery Exhibits: Sketch ", The California Agee, February 2, 2006
•images in knit knit 6 Dec. 2005
•"synchronized tanks: pink plaid", 3rd Floor, issue #2 2005
•Tobin, Richard, "Aurora Robson: Wake up, Wake up, It's in the morning", The - Santa Fe's Monthly Magazine of the Arts, May 2005
•Olsen, Marisa S. "'Emerge' at the Old Mint", Artweek, March 2005
•Satish, Arathi, “A Tribute to Miss Olive Hyde”, What’s Happening’s Tri-City Voice, May 25 – June 8, 2004
•Lhamo, Rinchen, “Threads”, The – Santa Fe’s Monthly Magazine of the Arts, Dec.2003/Jan.2004
•Allen, Steve Robert, “High Brow Seamstresses – Threads at the Richard Levy Gallery”, Alibi, December 25-31, 2003
•Westbrook, Lindsey, “In Between. Grad student art at Mills”, East Bay Express, April 23-39, 2003
•Jost, Stephan, Exhibition Introduction Essay, Mills MFA Online Catalogue, April 2003,
•Weber, John, Catalogue Essay, Mills MFA Online Catalogue, April 2003
•Bing, Alison, “Sewn Together”, e-pick on www.sfgate.com, April 10, 2003
•Koppman, Debra, “Previews”, Artweek, March 2003
•images in The Walrus Literary Journal, Mills College, 2003
•Cheng, DeWitt, “Register This”, www.sanfranciscoartmagazine.com, May 2002
•Kroth, Maya, “ ‘That Girl’ s Feminism has a new face”, www.sfstation.com, December 2001
•Monoit, Marie-Adele, “That Girl”, e-pick on www.sfgate.com, December 2001
•Helstrup, Anjee, “Handmade by Lisa Solomon, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery”, Zero Magazine, November 10 – December 10, 2001
•Monoit, Marie-Adele, “Lisa Solomon”, e-pick on www.sfgate.com, October 2001
•Helstrup, Anjee, “Fishwife Tales, Art Around the Bay Area – Art to Check Out”, Zero Magazine, October 10 – November 10, 2001
•Ruttenberg, Danya "Over There - A Critical Guide to San Francisco Events", The East Bay Express, August 13, 1999
•Rant and Rage - a magazine of art and ideas, Spring 1996

:: public collections and commissions
Meta/Facebook, Fremont, CA
Chan/Zuckerberg, Redwood City, CA
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA
Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA
Price Waterhouse Cooper, San Francisco, CA
Capital G {a google.alphabet company}, San Francisco, CA
Madewell since 1937
PN Hoffman, Washington DC
Four Seasons, Palo Alto, CA
Denver Hyatt, Denver, CO
Dallas Hilton, Dalas, TX
SeaWorld, Orlando, FL
Hall Capital, San Francisco, CA
Ballinger Gold, New York, NY
Starbucks Coffee, Seatte, WA
Bench Projects, Stanford + Market Street, Oakland, CA
:: lectures + workshops

•May 2022 - Community Day - San Jose Museum of Quilts and Texttiles
•May 2022 - Interview and Prompt with Journaling Class - The Net Loft, Alaska
•May 2022 - Panel Discussion on Maintaining your Creative Spark, CreativeBug and The Craft Industry Alliance
•April 2022- Key Note Speach and Waterclor workshop, Camp Thundercraft, Vashon, WA
•January 2022 - Interview and Prompt with @de_tekentafel, Amsterdam
•December 2021- Watercolor/Color Medication Class with Google
•November 2021 - Guest Aritst on Get Messy •June 2021- Watercolor/Color Medication Class with Old Navy/Gap
•May 2021 - Color Meditations with Scrap SF
•May 2021- Color Meditations with Home Chef via Scrap SF and Visit.org
•May, 2021 -Color Meditations with Visit.org
•May 2021- Sashiko Mending at the Bedford Gallery
•April 2021, Color Mediations with Google via Scrap SF/Visit.org
•December 2020 - Class Lecture, Deborah Stein, Art History, San Francisco State, CA
•October 2020 - Representation and Inclusion Panel, Sheep and Wool Festival Merrit Bookstore, NY
•October 2020 - Craig Nagasawa class lecture, UC Berkeley
•September 2020  - Color Meditation for Kids and Art org, San Francisco, CA
•July 2020 - Girl Scouts of America, Color Meditation Lecture via zoom
•April 2020 - Christine Buckton Tillman class lecture, Park Day School, Baltimore, MD
•April 2020 - Jennifer Starkweather class lecture, Urban School, San Francisco, CA
•January 2020 - Color Workshop, Poketo, Los Angeles, CA
•December 2019 - HandCraft Studio School, El Cerrito, CA
•November 2019 - Color Workshop - Arch, San Francisoco, CA
•October 2019 - Color Workshop - Fancy Tiger, Denver, CO 
•October 2019  - Sashiko - Fancy Tiger, Denver, CO    
•September 2019 - Color Workshop - Outlet, Portland OR
•August 2019 -Sashiko Workshop - SFAC in conjunction with Side by Side in the World
•March 2019 - DIY Fabric printing workshop - San Jose Museum of Quilt and Textiles
• April 2019 - Lecture - to Landscapes in Art and Life - Kathy Zarur - San Francisco State University
• April 2019 - The Nitty Gritty for Artists and Makers - Open Studio - Bridget Watson Payne, San Francisco, CA
• April 2019 - Natural Dye Workshop - San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
• March 2019 - Embroidered portrait/drawing workshop AND DIY fabric printing - San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
• February 2019 - Sashiko Stitching workshop - San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
•July 2018 - weaving workshop at Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA
• May 2018 -LOOME party event/class at Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA
• October 2017 - The Artist Packet, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
• April 2017 - Color Theory for Artists, Embroidering a photograph/drawing, Parenting as a Creative Panel, Craftcation, Ventura, CA
• March 2017 - Spectral Hues Panel, with Amy Ellingson, Leo Bersemina + Mitchell Johnson, Moderated by Heather Marx
• Novembe 2016 - The Artist Packet, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
• April 2016 - Repeat Pattern Block Printing, Embroidered Necklace, Color Theory for Artists/Designers, Craftcation, Ventura, CA
• March 2016 - Image Transfers + Embroidery, with Courtney Cerruti, Atilier Truckee, CA
• Feburary 2016 - The Artist Packet, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
• January 2016 - Embroidery Sampler, Handcraft Studio School, Emeryville, CA
• July 2015 Color Wheel Workshop, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD
• July 2015 Embroidered Portrait Drawing, Pam Negrin Studio, Baltimore, MD
• May 2015 Embroidered Portrait, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
• April 2015 Professional Practices, Indira Moore, UC Berkeley, CA
• March 2015 - The Artist Packet, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
• March 2015 Color for Artists/Designers, Block Printing, Craftification Conference, Ventura, CA
• January 2015 Guest Lecture for Color Theory, Mel Prest, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
• December 2014 Drawing with Embroidery, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
• September 2014 The Artist Packet, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
• August 2014 Appliqué, Britex Fabrics, San Francisco, CA
• July 2014 The Workroom ICT, Wichita KS
• July 2014 Philosophy Class, Wichita State, KS
• July 2014 Senior Wednesday, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
• July 2014 Fisch Haus, Wichita, KS
• July 2014 Oxford Grand Assisted Living Center, Wichita, KS
• June 2014 Fancy Tiger, Denver, CO
• May 2014 Guest Lecture Graduate Seminar, Freddy Chandra, Mills College, Oakland, CA
• May 2014 Guest Lecture Professional Practice Class, Dana Hemmingway, SFSU, CA
• November 2013 CreativeLive, San Francisco, CA
• August 2013 ARC [art retreat camp], NH
• August 2013 Makeshift Society, San Francisco, CA
• April 2013 SewLA, Los Angeles, CA
• March 2013 Purl Soho, New York, NY
• May 2012 San Francisco State, CA
• July 2010, Pre-college Textile Students, Angela Hennessy, CCA, Oakland, CA
• October 2009, Textile Seminar, Angela Hennessy, CCA, Oakland, CA
• September 2009, Guest Lecture, Sonoma State University, CA
• March 2009, Studio Visit with class, Kate Randall, Urban School, San Francisco, CA
• April 2008, Senior Project, Beverly Rayner, San Jose State, San Jose, CA
• April 2008, Mixed Media Class, Mel Prest, CCA, San Francisco, CA
• March 2008 San Francisco State Visiting Artist Lecture, CA
• January 2008, Visiting Lecturer to 2 art classes, Jennifer Starkweather, Urban School,
San Francisco, CA
• November 2007, Senior Seminar, Ron Nagle, Mills College, Oakland, CA
• July 2007, Drawing Class, CCA, Ariana Killoran, Oakland, CA
• June 2007, several visits to Elementary Schools, workshops at the museum and lecture to college Design Students - all in conjunction with the Currently West exhibition, Nagoya, Japan
• April 2007, Senior Project, Beverly Rayner, San Jose State, San Jose, CA
• March 2007, Guest Lecture, CCA, Textile Department, Oakland, CA
• March 2007, Mixed Media Class, James Pitt, CCA, Oakland, CA
• November 2006, Multiple studio and art History Classes, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA
• June 2006, Drawing and Composition, Aida Gamez, University of California at Berkeley
• March 2006, Core 2D-3D class, James Pitt, CCA, Oakland, CA
• February 2006, Undergraduate Review, CCA, Oakland, CA
• February 2005, Tour of my studio and Q/A with graduate students, Lucy Puls, University of California at Davis
• November 2004, Painting Class, Katherine Sherwood, University of California At Berkeley
• April 2004, Graduate Photography Seminar, Connie Begg, Academy of Art College, San Franciso, CA
• February 2004 Senior Seminar, Ron Nagle, Mills College, CA
• November 2003 Painting Class, Robin McDonnell, Mills College, CA (individual critiques with Students)
• August 2003 Painting Class, Cynthia Innis, University of California At Berkeley (slide lecture and critique)
• February 2003 Seminar, Sue Whitmore, Chico State University, CA
• November 2002 Senior Seminar, Hung Liu, Mills College, CA
• October 2002 “A Space of One’s Own; HTML as Art” , History Of Performance Art, Moira Roth, Mills College, CA
• April 2001 Panelist and Roundtable Leader, Creative Career Forum San Jose State University
• September 2000 Tour of my studio + Q/A to University of California at Berkeley Art Students of Katherine Sherwood