ThinkingLightly Inc.
5076 Hall Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 - 5511
TEL:707-546-0664   FAX:707-546-0661 thinklt@sonic.net
Michael Hayden


Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae:
Born: January 15, 1943

Recipient: Six Arts Grants, two Architecture Awards, and one Artist Award.

Incorporated: 1967 "Intersystems" with: architect - Dik Zander, poet - Blake Parker & composer - John Mills-Cockell
1969 "Hayden-Arn Productions, Ltd." with Dr. Robert Arn
1984 "Thinking Lightly, Inc." with Kristina Lucas

Board Member: "Alliance of Technology and Art, Inc." (Director
"Video Ring" (Coordinator and Administrator
"Softwarehouse" (Coordinator
"The Color Xerox Facility" (Administrator)
"Soft Arkiv" (Director)
"Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions" (Co-Chair)
"Royal Canadian Academy of Artists" (Elected Member)
"Luther Burbank Center of the Arts" (Director)
"California Museum of Art" (Vice Chair)

Public Exhibitions: since 1965
109 Group Exhibitions
15 Two Man Shows
36 One Man Shows
Public Collections: 25 - in USA, Canada, England, Scotland, Korea & Holland

Commissioned Installations: 8 Museums & Public Galleries
5 Arts Commissions or Art Councils
15 Corporations
16 Public Centers, Libraries, and "Expos"
12 Private

Bibliographic Data: published in 62 Catalogues & Special Publications
78 Magazine Articles
136 Newspaper Reviews
11 Video Tape & Film Interviews
Work detailed in 8 Art Book Publications

One Man Shows: 1965 Four Seasons Hotel (Toronto)
1966 Gallery Moos (Toronto)
1967 University of Toronto
1968 Gallery Moos
Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto)
Agnes Etherington Art Gallery (Kingston)
Sheraton Park Hotel (Washington)
Scarborough Public Library
Southern Illinois University (Carbondale)
Westbury Hotel (Toronto)
Rothman's Art Gallery (Stratford)
Mind Excursion Centre (Montreal)
Waterloo University
1969 Carnegie-Mellon University (Pittsburgh)
Canadian Nation Exhibition (Toronto)
1970 York University (Downsview)
Buffalo State University
Gallery Moos & The Electric Gallery (Toronto)
1971 Galerie Denise René/Hans Mayer (Dusseldorf)
The Electric Gallery
1972 Gallery Moos
The Electric Gallery
1973 Winnipeg Art Gallery
1976 Sculpture Now Gallery (New York)
1977 Harbour Front Art Gallery (Toronto)
1980 ARCO Center for Visual Art (Los Angeles)
1981 Art Gallery of Hamilton
Winnipeg Art Gallery
1982 Gallerie Denise René
Centre Cultural Canadien (Paris)
1983 The Nickle Arts Museum (Calgary)
Trafalgar Square's Canada House (London)
1991 The Annex Gallery (La Jolla)
The San Diego Design Center
1994 The California Museum of Art (Santa Rosa)
1998 Elle / Lui Salon (Santa Rosa)

Commissions & Private Collections: 1967 "FLAME FOUNTAIN", commissioned by the Consumer Gas Co. @ O'Keefe Centre and later at the Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, Ont.
"AUDIOHYDROKINETIC PRESENTATION" - Commissioned by National Gallery of Canada. Exhibited at "Sculpture '67" @ Toronto City Hall
1968 "DUPLEX", commissioned by the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
"THE GOODMAN PIECE", @ Marvin Goodman, residence Toronto.
"ENVIRONMENT", commissioned by the Ontario Arts Council, Toronto.
1969 "BIG RED SQUARE", Commissioned by Mr.& Mrs. John Parker, Toronto.
"ATMOSPHERE", A climatic environmental sculpture @ Cnd'n Nat'l Exhibition
"YORK ELECTRIC MURALS" & "FLOOR/WALL PIECE", York University
1970 "IRRESOLUTE ICON",Commissioned by the Arts Council of Gt.Britain, London
"BIG RED SQUARE", "BIG YELLOW SQUARE", & "BIG BLUE SQUARE", Commissioned by Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany.
1971 "BIG RED CUBE", commissioned by Mr.& Mrs. J. Fleck, Toronto.
1973 "ELEMENTAL MURALS", Nat'l Science Library, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
1974 "FOUR NEON KNOTS", for Eaton's of Canada Executive Offices, Toronto.
"FLOOD", a large, polyurethane, Velour covered sculpture, for Mr. Fred Eaton.
1978 "ARC EN CIEL", Yorkdale Subway Station, Toronto Transit Commission.
"ICE WEDGE", @ Ontario Place, for 10th Internat'l Sculpture Conference
"ALL THINGS BEING EQUAL", for the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
1979 "VERY RED, VERY BLUE", Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario.
"TARTAN", commissioned by the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ont.
1981 "INTERSECT", for the Nickle Arts Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
"ETALON", for the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1982 "GENERATORS OF THE CYLINDER", for the Internat'l Jewelry Center,L.A., CA
1983 "TRIKHA", for the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Buffalo, NY
"HUMBLE PIECE", for the Deerbrooke Mall, Humble, Texas.
1984 "METASTASIS", for the Preview Pavilion at Expo '86, Vancouver, B.C.
1985 "WEND", commissioned by & for Canal Place 2000, New Orleans, LA
"HELIX 2", The St.Lois Centre, St.Louis, MO
"ENDLESS TOTEM, HOMAGE TO BRANCUSI", Calgary Performing Arts Centre
1986 "INVERTED STELE", Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, CA.
"LARGE TRIAD", for the offices of Steven D. Erlich, Architect, Venice, CA.
1987 "SKY'S THE LIMIT",for United Airlines Terminal 1, O'Hare Airport, Chicago, IL.
"ON A ROLL", for the Tropicana Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
1988 "FLUME", for the Warner Center, Woodland Hills, CA
"RECIPROCITY", Edmonton Research & Development Park, Edmonton,Alberta
"PORTE COCHÈRE DE LA LUMIERE", for the Amoco Centre, Calgary, Alberta
"LUMETRIC PRESENTATION" for "L.A. ALIVE!" at the Mark Taper Forum, L.A. 1989
" CONSEPT", For Lee Waisler, Montecito CA
1990 "CORUSCATION" at the Bell Tower, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara,CAL
1991 "RAINBOW LIGHT INSTALLATION", for the Design Center, San Diego, CA
"ARCHED CARROM", at the Beaubien Court, Prudential Plaza, Chicago, IL
"LUMETRIC GYRE", for the Handtmann Residence, La Cañada, CA
"THE SELNA PIECE", for the Selna Residence, Corona del Mar, CA
1992 "HOLOGRAPHIC SAIL", at the AGT(Alberta Gov't. Telephone) Park, Edmonton
"TRANSROTATION", at Beechcraft Corp.West Coast Headquarters, Van Nuys
1993 "KRYSTALLOS", for Jan and George Handtmann, La Cañada, CA
"UN MUNDO DE ARCO IRIS", for Planta Tipica Torres, Guatemala City, 1994 - "MODULATION/DEMODULATION", @Sony Pictures Entertainment,Culver City
"SIGNALIS", for Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI), Mountain View, CA
1995 "ARCO IRIS", for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Colma, CA
1996 "QUADRILLE", for Duke Energy Corp., Charlotte N.C.
"INTERMISSION" & "HEAVEN", for Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art
1997 "HAYDEN-ART" for Kalamazoo Public Library System

Eastwood Branch: (a) "LANTERN MATRIX", (b) CUPOLA & ENTRY (Spectr@Litetm IGU)& (c) COLLAR (Rectilinear Spectral Mirror)

Oxford Branch: CLERESTORY & Overhead SKYLIGHT (Spectr@Litetm IGU)

Powell Street Branch: FACIA GLAZING (Gator Grating holographic Solarium).

Washington Square Branch:: WALL SCONCES (SpectraSheen Grating)

Oshtemo Branch: (a) "EXCALIBUR" (spectral Obelisk), (b) "TIMEBENDER" (c) holographic ARCHITECTURAL CONES
1998 Central Library: (a) "2o4o2" (Fiber Optics at 8 Internet Surfing Stations), (b) "ELECTROLIER" & Sconces (Holographically enhanced lighting elements) (c) OCULUS COLLAR (holographic Mirrors disperse rainbows onto interior)
Selected Public Collections: a) The National Gallery of Canada - "HEADMACHINE"
b) The Ontario Arts Council - "TWO OPPOSING, REVOLVING CYLINDERS"
c) York University, Toronto- "FLOOR/WALL"&" YORK ELECTRIC MURALS"
d) Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto- "SCAN GASPÉ" (a videotape), Maquette for "AUDIOHYDROKINETIC PRESENTATION" & "ALL THINGS BEING EQUAL"
e) Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba- "EXPOSURE" & "ETALON"
f) Ontario Education Institute, Ontario- "A HYDROSTATIC SCULPTURE"
g) Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, PA- "SCAN GASPÉ"
h) The London Art Gallery, London, Ontario- 'LIGHT TABLE"
i) Nat'l Science Library, Ottawa, Ontario- "ELEMENTAL MURALS"
j) The Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY- "SCAN GASPÉ"
k) Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario- "SPIN", "COLLATE" & "DIVE" (neon pieces) & "SPIRAL DISINTEGRATION" (a xerography piece)
l) Ridley College, St. Catherines, Ontario - "TWIST"
m) Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario- "TARTAN"
n) Province of Ontario, Dept. of Trade & Industry, Ottawa, Ont.- "INGRID EMERGING"
o) Van Abba Museum,Eindhoven,Holland-"CASUAL FLO-FLOURISH IN THE FRONT"
p) Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener/Waterloo Ont.-"VERY RED/VERY BLUE"
q) Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta- "INTERSECT"
r) Security Pacific Nat'l Bank, Los Angeles, CA- "INVERTED STELE"
s) Max Bell Theatre, Calgary, Alberta- "ENDLESS TOTEM, HOMAGE TO BRANCUSI"
t) Art, Science & Technology Centre, Vancouver- "METASTASIS"
u) Edmonton Technology Centre, Edmonton, Alberta- "RECIPROCITY"
v) Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Scotland- "INTERMISSION" AND "HEAVEN"
w) Fermi Lab, Nat'l Accelerator Facility, Batavia, IL- "PHASE SHIFT II"
x) AGT (Alberta Government Telephone) Park, Edmonton, Alberta- "LUMETRIC SAIL"
y) Smithsonian Inst., Museum of Nat'l History, Washington, DC-"ARANA DE LUMBRE"
z) The Kalamazoo Public Library System:
Central Library-"2o4o2", "ELECTROLIER", OCULUS COLLAR
Eastwood Branch- "LANTERN MATRIX",Spectr@Litetm IGU ENTRY & CUPOLA
Oshtemo Branch- "TIME BENDER", "EXCALIBUR" & ARCHITECTURAL CONES
Alma Powell Branch- FACIA GLAZING
Washington Square- WALL SCONCES
An extensive annotated Curriculum Vitae is available upon request:



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