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          2019 Twentieth Anniversary Sale, H.A.S. Arts Studio, Madison, WI

          2016 Finding Home, Sunroom Café & Gallery, Madison, WI

          2014 Horesehair & Heather, Sunroom Café & Gallery, Madison, WI

          2008 Proper Response Weight, CPM, Madison, WI

          2007 Panforte, Sunroom Café & Gallery, Madison, WI

          2006 Cafe, Meeting Grounds, Madison, WI

          2004 COW: Comments on Wisconsin, Paramount Enterprises, Madison,WI

          2003 Still Remains, CPM, Madison, WI  

          2001 Right, A Collection in Black and White, Fruit of the Earth, Madison,WI 

          2000 More Than Prints, Bechtel-Bettis, Idaho Falls, ID 



          2008 Untitled 17, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI

          2007 Blends and Flavors, Ancora Coffee Roasters, Fitchburg, WI

          2006 Breaking the Habit, The Old Convent, Plain, WI

                  Annual Members’ Exhibit, Fyfe’s Corner Bistro,  Madison, WI

          2005 Murrysville Community Art Fair, Murrysville, PA

          2004 Recent Finds, PhotoMidwest 2004, Parker-Laas FotoGrafix, Madison,WI

                  Plastic Exposure, Madison Civic Center, Madison, WI                 

          2003 Puddles:, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI

                  Centro-Oestes Núcleo: , Casa Thomas Jefferson Galeriade Arte,BRAZIL 

                  2nd Annual, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha, WI

                  Photography at the Crossroads, Madison Civic Center, Madison, WI

                 The End, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI

                 Three Aces, (traveling) Madison, WI, Baton Rouge, LA, Austin, TX

          2002 Ya-Ling Tsai ∙Heather Solomon:,  Sunroom Café, Madison,WI 

                  Two Down, One to Go..., 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI  

          2001 Photographic Processes III, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE  

                  The Inflation of Mediocrity, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI  

          2000  foto, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI  

                  Eagle Rock Art Guild Spring Show, EITC Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID  

                  Photographic Processes ’00, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE   

          1999 Abstraction ’99, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE 

                  Eastern Idaho Photographic Society Fall Show, EITC, Idaho Falls, ID



            2003   Master of Fine Art, Photography, University of Wisconsin-Madison  

            1998   Bachelor of Art, Studio Fine Arts, University of Montana 

            1996   Fine Art Studies, Adrian College 


            2009-2012 Magic Images workshops, Ireland

            2012    f295 Symposium workshops, Pittsburgh, PA

            2009    Rocky Mountain School of Photography classes, Missoula, MT

            2008    Rocky Mountain School of Photography classes, Middleton, WI            

            2007    College Art Association workshops, Sheboygan, WI            

            2007    Studio M classes, Madison, WI

            2006    PhotoMidwest workshops, Madison, WI

            2004-2006  SPE conference, Chicago, IL



            1999-present  Owner/Artist, H.A.S. Arts, Wisconsin

            2004-present  Assistant Photographer, Lands' End Inc., Dodgeville, WI

            2007-2019   Workshop/Project Assistant, Magic Images, Platteville, WI

            2005-2016     Photographer/Assistant, Visual Voice Studio, Madison, WI           

            2002-2009     Darkroom Technician/Exhibits Assistant, Robert Dicke 

                                  Photography, Oregon, WI  

            2008              Photography Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

            2003-2008     Exhibits Coordinator, PhotoMidwest, Madison, WI

            2003-2004     Photography Assistant/Studio Manager, Parker-Laas FotoGrafix, 

                                  Madison, WI 

            2003              Digital Printmaking Course Assistant, University of

                                  Wisconsin-Madison, WI

            2001-2003     Darkroom Technician/Registrar's Assistant, Elvehjem

                                  Museum of Art, Madison, WI

            1995-1996    Gallery Assistant, Stubnitz Gallery, Adrian, MI

            1994-1996    Art Department Head Assistant, Adrian College, MI



1998    Honors Graduate, University of Montana

1995    Art Scholarship, Adrian College

1994    Art Scholarship, Adrian College



2003-present Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

2002-2018   Art Institute of Chicago

2002-2016   Society for Photographic Education

2008             College Art Association

2003-2007    PhotoMidwest, Exhibits Coordinator & committee member

2002-2008    The Center for Photography at Madison

2000, 2001    Eagle Rock Art Guild

1999, 2000    Eastern Idaho Photographic Society 

1999, 2000    Idaho Falls Arts Council 



2012    Solomon, John; Modern Wilderness Survival:A Practical Guide. Second Edition.    

             Copyright 2012: Front, Back Covers full color,51,103,111,118,122,126-127,


2010    Solomon, John; Modern Wilderness Survival:A Practical Guide.     

             Copyright 2010: 99, 108,125,134.

2006    Solomon, John; "The Five-Minute Fire." Bowhunter Oct/Nov 2006: 88, 

             92, 94, 96.

2006    "Geese" is chosen for a Jones Soda Co. bottle label, Sugar-Free Ginger 

              Ale:  image #6078 January 2006 Soda F3 Press Sheet, Seattle, WA

2004     Solomon, John "Essential Tools: A lightweight, compact survival kit could

              mean the difference between life and death." Bowhunter Gear Special 2004:56-58

2003     Solomon, John "Trout Trails: The Path Less Traveled." Fur-Fish-Game

             December 2003: 28, 30-31.



            2008    Proper Response Weight, invited to present on photography exhibit as 

                        the Center for Photography at Madison's Photographer of the Month,   

                        Madison, WI 

            2002    4 artworks were discussed by UW-Madison faculty as part of the 

                        International Artist Colloquium, College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, 




            2004    Photographic illustrations of survival techniques and natural 

                        environments for Modern Wilderness Survival, by John Solomon, were 

                        cataloged for publication, Pecos Wilderness Area, Pecos, NM

            1998    16 watercolor illustrations for Moon Moon, children’s 

                        short story written by Tammy Hobbes, were published for personal 

                        collection, Idaho Falls, ID