“Art Highlights Plight of Animals”

by Joanne Rideout, Deseret News, March 29, 2001

“Butterflies of Love”

by Susan Chappell, Sun, December 10, 2002

"Silent No Longer"

by Elizabeth Hess, Best Friends magazine, November/December 2002

Cover Art

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, April 15, 2004

“Friends in Need”

by Shirley Jinkins, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, August 25, 2005

“Help for Best Friends”

by John McArdle, Roll Call, May 5, 2005

"Cyrus Mejia: Compassion, Depth, Vision"

by Michelle Buckalew, The Animal World, January 2006

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Utah Arts Council Traveling Exhibition

Selected Artist : 1997, 1998, 1999

St. George Art Museum

Invitation Awad : September 2000

State of Utah Permanent Collection

Purchase Award : September 2000

The Culture And Animals Foundation

Grant Recipient : March 2008, March 2009

HONORS & AWARDS

1996

Mejia: Recent Work, Fetouch Gallery, Denver, Colorado

1997

Two Red-Rock Artists, Barksdale Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

1998

Mejia: Recent Work, Dixie College Gallery, St. George, Utah

1999

Spring Salon, Springville Art Museum, Springville, Utah

The Regional, St. George Art Museum, St. George, Utah

2000

Two Red-Rock Artists, Glendinning Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2002

The Nature of Art, St. George Art Museum, St. George, Utah

2003

Group Show, NTWH Gallery, Belfast, Maine

Art and the Environment, Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

Annual Group Show, Gallery 24, Torrey, Utah

2004

Annual Group Show, Gallery 24, Torrey, Utah

2007

Best Friends Benefit, M.J. Higgins Gallery, Los Angeles, California

ARK, Best Friends Animal Society, Kanab, Utah

2009

"Animalkind", University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, California

"Victory Dog Prints" Casita Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY

"Pits and Perception" Urban Video Project, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY

2010

"Pits and Perception" Patrick Moore Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

"Pits and Perception" Artology Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

"Dogs in Transition: Pit Bulls and Mill Dogs" Community Folk Art Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2003

Maricopa County Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

2004

San Mateo History Museum, Redwood City, California

James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, Illinois

Russell Senate Office Rotunda, Washington, D.C.

2005

Rangers Ballpark, Arlington, Texas

Two California Plaza, Los Angeles, California

2008 - 2009

Sears Art Gallery, Dixie State College, St. George, Utah

575 PROJECT EXHIBITIONS

Cyrus Mejía

RESUMÉ