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Catalogue References


2021, 3D: Focus on the Abstract exhibition at the Flint Institute of the Arts, Flint, Michigan, May 8, August 29, 2021


2020, Michael A. Dunbar Collection, Secretary of State, Jesse White Announces the addition of 125 items from Springfield Artist and author Michael Dunbar to the Illinois State Library, February 28, 2020


2020, Pure Abstraction Sculpture, exhibition at the Flint Institute of the Arts in Flint, Michigan, premiered the sculpture, Northern Cross-the Swan, by Michael Dunbar in Art & Antiques magazine issue in November, 2020,


2017, Man and Machine, Art & Antiques Magazine, Review by John Dorfman, page 29, September, Issue, 2017

2017, Future Vision Past Exhibition Catalogue for the Michael Dunbar, solo exhibition, Future Vision Past, at the Findlay Gallery, in New York, September 2017.


2016, Continuum, the Art of Michael Dunbar in the Sculptural Tradition, with catalogue essay by, Ann Landi, a freelance writer and critic, for ARTnews, the Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Art & Antiques, the New York Times, and other publications, 2016


2016, Ghosts in the Machine, Art & Antiques Magazine, Michael Dunbar Sculpture, Continuum Exhibition at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, Review by John Dorfman, pages 26-27 September, Issue, 2016

2015, Genesis, Origins of an Idea  Exhibit at the University Art Gallery at Kettering University, Flint Michigan, Catalogue with essay by Geoffrey Bates, Curator and Director of Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, 2015


2013, Michael Dunbar, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan

Through September 1, Stephanie Rieke Miller, ARTnews, Summer Issue, 2013 


2013, Touched by the Sun Forward-looking art Installation of bronze outdoor sculpture by Michael Dunbar, The Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, Iowa, July 12, 2013, Earl Horlyke


2013, Touched by the Sun exhibit, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa  Catalogue essay by Tom Moran, Chief Curator at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ.

2013, Forward-looking art: Michael Dunbar, Sculptor makes art inspired by technology, Sioux City Journal by Earl Horlyk 07-13-2013 SculptSite LLC. Sculpture Discovery Association


2013, Kettering University News, Orbits of Isaac comes to campus, Kettering University has installed the sculpture, Orbits of Isaac by Michael Dunbar in front of the Campus Center along N. Chevrolet Avenue, as part of the focus on art, and creative use of public space program, December,16, 2013,


2013, Monticello Sculpture Gardens, at Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, Illinois, page 102, ARTnews, December Issue, Review by Ivy Cooper, 2013


2012, Seasoned Artists, an exhibit of Bloomington Artist, Harold Gregor, and Springfield Sculptor, Michael Dunbar at Cinema Gallery, The Champaign Urbana News Gazette, page C-1, by Melissa Merli, June 17, 2012


2012, Geared for Art, Installation of large outdoor sculptures at the Flint Institute of Art, page I, The Flint Journal, Flint, Michigan, by Scott Atkinson, October 5, 2012,


2012, Explorations in Space, an exhibition of the sculpture of Michael Dunbar at the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Michigan, with an exhibition catalogue, 2012


2012, Instrumental Transitions, Exhibit of sculpture by Michael Dunbar at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, Review by Carly Berwick, page 119, ARTNews, January Issue, 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

2011, Instrumental Transitions an exhibition of the sculpture of Michael Dunbar at, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, October 16th, 2011 - April 22nd, 2012

2011, A R T  s  l  a  n t    W o r l d w  i d  e ,    Instrumental Transitions, Exhibition, Michael A. Dunbar sculpture, Grounds For Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road 126 Sculptors Way Hamilton, New Jersey 08619 October 16th, 2011 - April 22nd, 2012


2009, Sculpture Dedication Scheduled for Sept, 2009, Indiana State University College of Education August 26, 2009 Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or  


2006, 360 Degrees of Fascination, The Sculpture of Michael Dunbar, at the Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, page 54, August, 2006, the New Mexican Pasatiempo, by Paul Weideman  


2006, A Measure of Time and Space, The Sculpture of Michael Dunbar, at the Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico,

ARTnews, page 158, December Issue, 2006


2006, Michael Dunbar: New Sculpture, the Santa Fe Magazine of and for the Arts, Santa Fe’s Monthly Magazine, page 51, Critical Reflections, by Kathryn M. Davis, October, 2006


2006, Sculptor Gets His Due, By SAN DEE WALLACE, H-P Staff Writer The Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michigan, Thursday, December 21, 2006


2006, A Measure of Time and Space, The Sculpture of Michael Dunbar, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  ARTnews, December Issue, 2006    


2006, Michael Dunbar, Artist of large-scale sculpture from Santa Paula, page 1, Santa Paula Times, October 6, 2006 


2005, Time and Form Sculpture Magazine, page 18/19, Focus Volume 74, no 9, by Suzanne Deats, November, 2005                                                                 

2005, Man of Bronze, Michael Dunbar Machinist Studies, at the Visual Arts Gallery, of the University of Illinois, Springfield with essay for the exhibit catalogue by Larry Shiner, Professor, University of Illinois and forward by Gallery Director, Mike Miller, Springfield, Illinois, March-April, 2005


2004, Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, Michael Dunbar Sculpture Euclid’s Cross, Saturday, by Jackie Demaline, Cincinnati Enquirer, July 24, 2004


2004, On the Shoulders of Giants, page 18-18, University of Illinois, News Letter, Spotlight on Alumni, University of Illinois, Fall 2004, by Tess Fyalka, staff writer

1998 Art is Larger Than Life at Navy Pier, Chicago Tribune, By Sarah Downey, Tribune Staff Writer, May 05, 1998

1997 Chicago “Art 1997 Navy Pier pages 68-70. (Vol. 16, No. 8), October 1997 Sculpture Magazine, review by Ruth Resnicow, 


1997, Sculpture Sampler, Reviving An`80s Tradition, Pier Walk Reinforces The City's Commitment To Public Art, by Lisa Finn-Graznak. The Chicago Tribune, July 29, 1997


1997, Artist-Organized Outdoor Sculpture Exhibitions Pier Walk’ 97, On Exhibition, Special Series, pages. 44-49 (Vol. 16, No. 7), Part Three, Sculpture Magazine, Review by Jane Ingram Allen, September 1997


1996,  Pier Walk’96, pages, 8 and 9, July/August 1996, Chicago Life, Supplement to the New York Times, Photo review and article by E. Kelly


1996, Allegheny Drift, New Outdoor Sculpture Commission for the Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan, Sculpture Magazine, July/August 1996

1996  SET-ASIDES FOR ART, ILLINOIS IS A LEADER IN SUPPORTING PUBLIC ART, Illinois Issues by Michael Hawthorne, December,14, 1996


1988, IL BRONZETTO, Exhibition, presented at the Hyde Park Art Center showcased the first grouping in Chicago of small scale bronze sculpture similar to the biennial's in Italy, Co-curated by Michael Dunbar, and Virginio Ferrari, October- November, 1988

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