Anne Hayden Stevens


Master of Arts in Design (Visual Studies)
University of California, Berkeley, UC Berkeley Regents Fellowship
B.F.A in Printmaking & Drawing with High Distinction
California College of Arts and Crafts Oakland, CA
Il BIsonte School of International Printmaking: Registered Printmaker Color & B/W Etching

Projects, Grants & Lectures

2017 TERRAIN BIENNIAL EVANSTON $1000. Grant from the Evanston Arts Council
2016-17 FIELD/WORK Artist Professional Development Residency: First Cohort
    Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL
2016 THE BIG DRAW EVANSTON Participant Artist Coordinator

  • TO/FROM COMMUTER DRAWINGS at Downtown Evanston
  • SPOKEN WORD/DRAWN RESPONSE Gibbs Morrison Cultural Center, Evanston

2014 THE BIG DRAW CHICAGO Participant Artist Coordinator at The Green Mill, Chicago
2011-2013 SPRINGBOARD co-founder, Evanston Art Center
Co-director, Evanston Youth Film Festival
2010-2016 DIALOGUE: professional critique group moderated by artist Sarah Krepp
2010 OPEN CRIT Juried critique presentation Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
2009 EYES ON THE PARK Installation and Public Presentation Sand Point Magnuson Park
2006-08 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE in the Seattle Department of Transportation for 2006-07.
2000 PACIFIC NORTHWEST ANNUAL Artist in Residence Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA

Public Projects

2017  TERRAIN BIENNIAL EVANSTON Curation, fundraising, publicity for nine public art projects by ten artists as part of the International Terrain Biennial
Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public LIbrary. Exhibition, Curation from the archive, Archive Donation Event.
2007 VISUAL WAYFINDING Three Murals  on the 36th, 38th, 39th floors Seattle Municipal Tower, Seattle, WA
2005 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION MURALS Miller Hall University of Washington, Seattle

Selected Solo

2016    WALKING THE LANDSCAPE Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle WA
2015    RECENT PAINTINGS Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle WA
2013    NEW WORK Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle WA
2012    ARKAY WORKSHOP San Francisco, CA
2010    OPEN AND FREE: THE LIBRARY AS STUDIO Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library
2009      SKY CANYONS Integrated Design Lab | Puget Sound Seattle WA
2005     NEW WORK Fountainhead Gallery Seattle WA
2003    INTERACTION STUDIES Fountainhead Gallery Seattle WA

Selected Group

2018    SEASONS Vedder Price, Chicago, IL
2017  VIGNETTE The Saw Room, Evanston, IL
    STAGED with Platform Gallery, Evanston, IL
2016 DIALOGUE FULL FORCE Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago IL
    MIDWEST BIENNIAL Rockford Art Museum, Rockford IL
2015  PEACE Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle WA
2014  GROUP SHOW Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle WA
2013  REPLETE WITH ERRORS (with Mara Baker) Gallery 175, Chicago, IL
    WAYS OF MAKING: DIGITAL Governor's State University VIsual Art Gallery, University Park, IL
    TAKING CHANCES Noyes Art Center, Evanston IL
2011 BRAINSTORM Governor's State University Art Gallery, IL
    DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION Gallery 4502, Evanston, IL
2010 THE NEW ANTIQUARIANS Stevens Square Center for the Arts Minneapolis, MN
    EVANSTON + VICINITY BIENNIAL Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2008  THIS IS NOT A GROUP SHOW Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington
2004  FACULTY EXHIBITION Jacob Lawrence Gallery, School of Art, University of Washington
2002  REVEALING THE MYSTERIES: The Development of the Artist's Book in the Bay Area
    San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
    FIRE STAIR: Window Installation (solo) A 911Windows project, 911 Media Arts, Seattle, WA
    MY HAND + YOUR HAND Residency and Exhibition, Kirkland Art Center,Kirkland, WA
2000    THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING: Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
    PACIFIC NORTHWEST ANNUAL: Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA


2017 Fundamental Commonalities (feature) Sheridan Road Magazine

New Exhibition brings local art to homes of Evanston residents The Daily Northwestern

The Lisa D Show: Mat Rappaport on the Terrain Biennial Evanston

Terrain Biennial Evanston Brings Public Art to Private Homes The Evanston Round Table

2011    Included in: International Drawing Annual 6,
    Manifest Creative Research Gallery & Drawing Center Manifest Press
2010    Featured in: Golden, Alisa. Anthology of Book Structures, Lark Books, 2010
    Foumberg, Jason. "Special Collections" Newcity, October 28, 2010. p. 6
2008    Featured in: Golden, Alisa. Painted Paper. New York, NY: Sterling, 2008. (pp 4,5)
2001     Featured in Unique Handmade Books, Alisa Golden, Sterling Press
1999     Featured in: Creating Handmade Books, Alisa Golden, Sterling Press.


Houghton Library, Harvard University | Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley | Butler Library, Columbia University | Ruth and Marvin Sackner, Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry | Wellesley College | University of Long Island | University of Vermont | Scripps College | Temple University | Marriott Library, University of Utah | Mills College | Mary Austin | Lois Iseminger | David Dedinsky