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Merikay Payne

810 Redland Drive, Madison, WI 53714

Home 608–244–3779, Work 608–261–1416

Solo exhibitions

VIVA Gallery, Viroqua, WI, February 2016

Madison Squash Club, Madison, WI, March 2015

Oasis Cafe, Fitchburg, WI, May-June 2013 

Edgerton Hospital and Clinics, Edgerton, WI, March 2013 

Knupp Watson, Madison, WI, June-July 2012 

Alicia Ashman Library, Memory Sticks, Madison, WI, January-February 2012 

Sun Room Cafe, Madison, WI, August-October 2011 

Absolutely Art, Madison, WI, February 2011 

UW Health Sciences Learning Center, Madison, WI, February 2011 

Wall Street Gallery and Bistro, Mazomanie, WI, Octoer 2010-Janaury 2011 

St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, WI, August 2010 

Monroe St. Family Dental Health, Madison, WI, November 2009-March 2010

Starbucks, Madison, WI, November–December 2008

Park Bank, Madison, WI, October–November 2008

UW–Madison Provost Aaron Brower Office, Madison, WI, February–August 2007

State Capitol, Lt. Gov. Lawton Office, Madison, WI, April–June 2005

Wisconsin Trade Center Artists Showcase, Madison, WI, December 2004–February 2005


Madison Art Guild Salon, Madison, WI, June 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016

Dane County Cultural Arts Calendar 2015

Madison Magazine, 2012 Mixed Media Contest Winner, August 2012 

Wisconsin Regional Art Program, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 

Target Corporation Art Acquisition Program, June 2006 

Art Student Invitational, State St. Gallery, Madison, WI, January–February 2006 

Wisconsin Regional Art Program, State Award, Madison, WI, September 2005

Art fairs/shows

Wausau Arts Festival, Wausau, WI September 2016

Midsummer Festival of the Arts, Sheboygan, WI, July 2016 

Spring Green Art Fair, Spring Green, WI, June 2012, 2013, 2016

Agora Art Fair, Fitchburg, WI, August 2009-2016

Lake Mills Art Festival, Lake Mills, WI, July 2015

Bergstrom Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI, July 2015

Evansville Art Crawl, Evansville, WI, May 2015

American Club, Kohler, WI, April, November 2014

Overture Holiday Show, Madison, WI, November 2013

Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield, WI, September 2013

14 South Artists Fall Tour, Oregon, WI, September 2013 

Winter Art Festival, Madison, WI, November 2012

Art Fair on the Square, Madison Art Guild, July 2012, 2014 

Hilldale Art Show, Madison, WI, November 2011

ArtWorks, Madison, WI, March 2011 

Garden Expo, Madison, WI, February 2011 

Rutabaga, Rooted in the Outdoors, Madison, WI, November 2010 

Madison Area Open Art Studio, Madison, WI, October 2007-2012 

14 South Artists Shows, Fitchburg and Stoughton, WI, 2005-2008, 2010 

UW–Madison Fall Student Art Sale, Madison, WI, November 2006 

Woodland Member Gallery, Oregon, WI, May–December 2005

Group exhibitions

Wisconsin Artist and Craftspeople, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, March 2015-2017

Madison Art Guild Showcase, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, January 2008-2017

Madison Art Guild Salon, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, June 2007-2016

Mineral Point High Street Gallery, Mineral Point, WI, April-December 2016

14 South Artists, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, February 2015

Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison, WI, October 2008, August 2014

Madison Art Guild, Wisconsin Museum of Art, West Bend, WI, August-November 2014

Wisconsin History Symposium, UW-Platteville, Platteville, WI, March-April 2014

Forward Community Investments, Madison, WI, April-June 2013

Madison Art Guild, Promega, Madison, WI, September-December 2013

Madison Art Guild, Alica Ashman Library, Madison, WI, September-October 2013

Madison Art Guild, Hilldale, Madison, WI, November 2012, February 2013

Madison Art Guild Salon, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, June 2007-2013

Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison, WI October 2008-August 2013

Wisconsin Regional Art Program, Madison, WI, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010-2013

Northern National Art Competition, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI, July-September 2011, 2012

Eclectic Art of Cooking, Whitewater and Madison, WI, 2010, 2011, 2012 

Parallel Lives, Divergent Views, Whitewater and Madison, WI, 2007, 2010, 2012 

Woodland Studios, Stoughton, WI, September 2009-March 2012 

Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison, WI, October 2008-March 2012 

Wisconsin Regional Art Program, Madison, WI, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010-2012 

Artful Women, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, December 2011 

Sacred Rhythms Wellness Center, Madison, WI, October-December 2011 

Madison Art Guild Library Show, Madison, WI, October 2011 

Pucci’s Gallery, Madion, WI, September 2011 

Art of the Flower, Cultural Arts Center, Whitewater, WI, July 2010 

81st Undergraduate Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, Memorial Union, Madison, WI, May 2009 

What Matters Most, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI , November 2008–February 2009

Natural Boundaries, Social Justice Center, Madison, WI , June 2008 

Parallel Lives, Divergent Views, Meeting Grounds, Madison, WI, January 2008 

Madison Art Guild, Fyfe’s, Madison, WI, August–September 2007

Intersectionalities: The Feminist in Art, Pyle Center, Madison, WI, March–April 2007 

78th Undergraduate Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, Memorial Union, Madison, WI, May 2006 

Layered Intentions, Overture Center, Madison, WI, July–September 2005 

Art in Good Taste, Appleton Art Center, Appleton, WI, February–April 2005

Art organizations

Portal Wisconsin, 2011-present 

Wisconsin Alliance of Artsists and Craftspeople, 2011-present 

Madison Art Guild, Secretary 2008–2010, 2007–present 

Parallel Lives, Divergent Views, 2006–present 

14 South Artists, Board of Directors 2008–2010, 2005–present 

Madison Artists, 2005–present 

Wisconsin Regional Artist Association, 2004–present


UW Madison, BS–Art, May 2009 

Madison Area Technical College, Commercial Art, Phi Theta Kappa, December 1996 

UW Madison, JBA–Broadcast Journalism, August 1975


Hoard Museum, Fort Atkinson, Mary Hoard Art Show, Juror, May 2011

UW-Madison, Continuing Studies, Art Instructor, March 2012, April 2013

UW–Madison, Continuing Studies, Senior Graphic Design Artist, 1997–2014