2019 Lake Lahontan/Lake Bonneville; Radius Books, Santa Fe, NM

2019 “Great Basin Autoglyphs and Pleistoseas,” Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2018 “Michael Light: Sidereal Rift,” San Francisco Airport Terminal Three, San Francisco
2017 “Planetary Landscape,” Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
2016 “Sidereal Rift,” Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica

2019 “Moonlight: 50 Years of Photographing The Moon,” Hasselblad Foundation, Sweden
2019 “Civilization: The Way We Live Now,” National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
2018 “MONUMENTality,” Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
2018 “Survols: Aerial Photography of Cities,” CAUE 92 Gallery, Nanterre, France
2018 “Civilization: The Way We Live Now,” National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Seoul Korea
2018 “Anthropocenic: Art About The Natural World In The Human Era,” Bates College Museum of Art, Maine
2018 “Cosmic Wonders: The Moon, The Stars and The Space Between,” Bolinas Museum, CA
2018 “High: Photography From Above,” Atlas Gallery, London
2018 “Class Reunion: Works from the Wilhelm Schurmann Collection,” Museum of Modern Art/MUMOK, Vienna
2018 “Frankenstein’s Birthday Party,” Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 “Boundless: A California Invitational,” Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
2016 “Indestructible Wonder,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2016 “Wild West: Plains to the Pacific,” Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
2016 “Aerial Imagery in Print, 1860 to Today,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2016 “Explode Everyday: An Inquiry into the Phenomena of Wonder,” MassMOCA, North Adams, MA
2016 “California and the West,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
2016  “Into the Night: Contemporary Art and the Nocturne Tradition,” Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2015 “Camera Atomica,” Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
2015 “TAHOE: A Visual History,” Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2017 Porges, Maria, “Michael Light at Palo Alto Art Center,” Square Cylinder, August, San Francisco
2016 Kroeber, Gavin, “Suburban Futurism,” Art In America, December
2016 Muller-Bohle, Andreas, “Urbanics: The Contemporary City,” European Photography 98, Berlin
2016 Loftus-Farren, Zoe, “Remnants of the American Dream,” Earth Island Journal, Winter
2015 Baker, Kenneth, “Night Begins The Day” at Jewish Museum, San Francisco Chronicle, July 10

2015 Green, Tyler, “Podcast #214: Curator Ann Wolf with Artists Mike Light and Mark Klett,” Modern Art Notes