Selected Group Shows

2011 Maturity and It’s Muse. Lynne Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis
2005 Jim Smith and Mary Sprague. Regional Arts Commission Gallery, St. Louis
2000 Of World and Self. Curated by Olivia Lahs-Gonzalez, at Innsbrook, MO
1999 Painted Plates. Fundraiser, Forest Park Community College, St. Louis
1998 Drawing To Our Senses. Beach Museum, Manhattan, Oklahoma
1997 St. Louis, The City Series. Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1994 Horse. 171 Cedarart Center, Corning, New York
1993 The Artists of 510 N. Compton: Dubinsky, Forgelman, Guernsey, Marcus, Sauer, & Sprague. Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis
1993 Art St. Louis. Design Center, invited artist.
1993 Cadavre Exquis. The Drawing Center, New York City
1992 Art St. Louis. St. Louis Center, invited artist.
1992 Three Generations Generating Work: featuring Catherine Gibson, Mary Gibson Sprague and Nell Sprague Ruby.
Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL
1991 Art St. Louis V. St. Louis Artists’ Coalition Annual. St. Louis Center
1991 Contemporary American Women Artists. St. Louis Art Museum,
Betsy Millard, curator.
1988 St. Louis, Works on Paper. Exchange: St. Louis, Suwa City, Japan and Nanjing, China
1987 Art St. Louis III. St. Louis Artists’ Coalition Annual. St. Louis
1987 Missouri Visual Arts Biennial. First Street Forum, St. Louis
1987 American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award Exhibition. NYC
1987 St. Louis Artists Today. St. Louis Artists’ Guild. Art St. Louis. Lammerts Building
1987 Contemporary St. Louis Artists. St. Louis Design Center
1987 Celebrating Women. Jewish Hospital, St. Louis.
1986 The Animal Show. Seghi Gallery, St. Louis
1986 Faculty Show. Meramec Community College, St. Louis
1985 Drawing in St. Louis, Currents 29. St. Louis Art Museum
1985 Mid-Four Annual. Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO (Sponsor Award)
1985-1986 Mid-America Art Alliance Fellowship Winners: Exhibition & Tour
1985 Group Show: Bill Hawk, Jim McGarrell, Phyllis Plattner, Mary Sprague. Paducah Art Gallery, Paducah, KY
1984 Three Painters. Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL
1983 Habitat. Klein Gallery, Chicago
1982 18 Times 2. Art Annex Gallery, St. Louis
1982 Great New Quilts. First Street Forum, St. Louis
1982 Found Objects. Fontbonne College Art Gallery, St. Louis
1982 ACCA Draws the Figure. Bixby Hall, Washington University, St. Louis
1981 A Collector’s Choice. St. Louis Art Museum, curated by Jack Cowart
1981 Rutgers National 81 Works on Paper. Rutgers University, New Jersey
1981 Meramec Faculty Group Show. Meramec Community College, St. Louis
1981 Invitational Quilt Show. California State University, Fresno, California
1980 ACCA Draws the Figure. Cemrel, St. Louis
1980 Paper as Art, Art as Paper. Invitational, Bixby Hall, Washington University, St. Louis
1980 Five St. Louis Artists in Fibre. Mary Institute, St. Louis
1979 Fresh Faces. New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, Iowa
1979 Design in Craft Show. St. Louis Convention Center
1978 ACCA Draws the Figure. Bixby Hall, Washington University, St. Louis
1977 Eight Midwest Artists. Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Illinois
1977 Contemporary Issues: Works by Women on Paper. Women’s Caucus for Art. Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Houston
1975 Drawing Show. Michael Wyman Gallery, Chicago
1975 Las Vegas Art Museum Annual (Purchase Prize)
1972 Fantasticher Realismus, with Paul Wunderlich and David Itchkawics. Michael Wyman Gallery, Chicago
1971 St. Louis Artists’ Guild, Drawing Show. (Prize)
1970 Design in Crafts. Fresno Art Center, Fresno, CA
1966 Lofstrom Collection Exhibition. J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY.
1966 The Painted Flower. Oakland Art Museum Invitational, Oakland, CA
1966 California Crafts III. San Francisco Art Museum (Prize)
1963 12th Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show. Ball State, Muncie, IN
1962 San Francisco Art Institute 81st Annual Exhibition. S.F. Museum of Art
1962 San Francisco Women Artists 37th Annual Exhibition. S.F. Museum of Art
1961 San Francisco Women Artists 36th Annual Exhibition. S.F. Museum of Art (prize)
1960 San Francisco Women Artists 35th Annual Exhibition. S.F. Museum of Art