Creighton Michael  

Tapestry 3210
Photograph
20"x16"
2010

Tapestry 3310
Photograph
20"x16"
2010

Trace 913
Paper, acrylic and graphite
28.50"x27"x0.25"
2013

Trace 1413
Paper, acrylic and graphite
32"x44"x0.50"
2013

Aperture study 113
Paper and acrylic on wood panel
20"x16"
2013

APERTURE study 213
Paper and acrylic on wood panel
24"x18"
2013

Backchannel 611
Paper, acrylic and glue
40"x20"
2011

Backchannel 711
Paper, acrylic and glue
40"x20"
2011

Illuminated 312
Acrylic and paper on wood panel
16"x20"
2012

Illuminated 712
Acrylic and paper on wood panel
16"x20"
2012

Illuminated 812
Acrylic and paper on wood panel
16"x20"
2012

Education

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, M.F.A.; 1978 (Painting/Multi-Media)
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, M.A.; 1976 (Art History)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, B.F.A. Honors; 1971 (Painting)

Selected Distinctions:
• Board of Directors, International Sculpture Center, 2010-2013
• Accomplished Alumni Award, University of Tennessee; 2010    • Embassy of the United States of America, Reykjavík, Iceland exhibition grant; 2008
• Golden Foundation for the Arts Award; 2000 (painting)
• MidAtlantic Arts Foundation Finalist; 1998 (painting)
• Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Nominee; 1988 (sculpture)
• New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, (sculpture); 1987
• Pollock- Krasner Foundation Grant; 1985
• Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship; 1985
www.creightonmichael.com

Selected Solo Exhibitions

• Pattern Play: exploring process and collaboration through drawing, Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York; October 25, 2013- January 29,2014
• TAPESTRY Suite: Seven Digital Drawings by Creighton Michael, Fine Arts Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; July 9-October6, 2013

• TAPESTRY, Gallery 817, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA; 2011
• MOTIF: Recent Paintings, G Gallery, Houston, TX; 2011
• Tangible Marking: The Dimensional Drawings of Creighton Michael, Esther Massry Gallery, The College of Saint Rose,     Albany, NY: 2010-11 (includes collaboration with composer, Bruce Roter)
• VIVID: New Paintings, Galerie Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2009
• CURSIVE: Creighton Michael, Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, MO; 2008  (brochure)
• Creighton Michael, Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC; 2008
• Creighton Michael: PLANE DRAWING, The Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA; 2008
(catalogue essay by Lilly Wei)
• SQUIGGLElinear, Center for the Arts, Towson University, Baltimore, MD; 2007 travels to the Delaware Center for the     Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE; 2008
• Wavelengths: The Drawings of Creighton Michael, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður; Start Art, Reykjavík, Iceland; 2008
• CIPHER, NCC Art Gallery, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT; 2008
• Graphite: Drawings and Installation Works, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO; 2006 additional exhibitions 2003, 1999, 1997,     1994, 1992, 1990
• Paintings: Creighton Michael, Galerie Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2006
• Intersection: Works by Creighton Michael, The Arts Center, St.Petersburg, FL; 2006 (catalogue)
• VantagePoint IV Creighton Michael: Patterns of Perception, Mint Museums, Charlotte, NC; 2005  (catalogue)
• Articulated Spaces: Paintings by Creighton Michael, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA; 2003
• Creighton Michael: Dialects of Line selected works 1985-2003, Collaborative Concepts,
Beacon, NY: 2003 (includes a collaborative installation with composer, John Morton)
• Mark To Multiple, The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL: 2003
• Haiku/Innuendo: Paintings by Creighton Michael, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; 2001 (brochure)
• Stitch: Works by Creighton Michael (1976-1999), Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA; 2001 (catalogue)
• Visual Matrix: Paintings/Drawings (1997-1999), Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL; 2001
(exhibition essay by John Brunetti)
• Intuitive Drawing: Sculpture/Drawings (1985-1999), Kim Foster Gallery, NYC; 1999 (exhibition essay by Ann Landi)     additional exhibitions 1997, 1996, 1995
• Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA; 1999
• Galerie Trois Points, Montreal Canada; 1999
• Creighton Michael: Painting (1995-1998), The Queens Museum of Art at Bulova Corporate Center, Queens, NY; 1998
• Markings: Works by Creighton Michael (1985-1997), Birke Art Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV; 1998
• Line Play: Sculpture/Drawing (1991-1996), Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA; 1997
• Creighton Michael: Marks and Metaphor/Drawings (1990-1995), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; 1996 (catalogue)
• Creighton Michael: Landscape, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY; 1994 (catalogue essay by Cynthia Nadelman)
• New Sculpture and Drawings, Littlejohn Contemporary, NYC; 1992 (exhibition essay Eleanor Heartney)
• Drawing Sculpture, San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX; 1992
• Creighton Michael: Constructions 1990, Ruth Siegel Gallery, NYC; 1991 (catalogue essay by Nancy Princenthal)
• Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; 1990, 1988
• Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA; 1990
• LedisFlam Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; 1989
• Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY; 1988
• David Beitzel Gallery, NYC; 1988
• Art At The Edge: Creighton Michael, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; 1987
traveled to St. Louis Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO; 1988; (catalogue essay by Susan Krane)
• Craig Cornelius Gallery, NYC; 1987, 1985
• Wall Structures, Just Above Midtown, Inc., New York City; 1982

Two Person and Collaborations

• FILAMENT: The work of Bill FitzGibbons and Creighton Michael, Ewing Gallery, UTK, Knoxville, TN; 2010 (catalogue)
• EELight, a collaboration with Bill FitzGibbons, the LAB, New York City; 2006
• Dimensional Line: Recent Work by Sharon Lounden and Creighton Michael, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute     Museum of Art, Utica, NY; 2004 (brochure)
• Cynthia Hawkins/ Creighton Michael, Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY; 1995
• Primitive Elegance: David Hall/Creighton Michael, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN; 1987 (brochure)
• Two Sculptors: Creighton Michael, Ed Rothfarb, East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art,
East Hampton, NY; 1986
• Steel and Nylon: June Lathrop and Creighton Michael, Small Walls, NYC; 1983
• From The Caves, dance collaboration with Judy Trupin premiered at Katherine Cornell Theatre,
SUNY Buffalo, NY; July1983
• Alternate Take: Mic-Nic, Art Across the Park, Central Park, NYC. Collaborative
Installation with Jim Nickel; 1983

Selected Group Exhibitions

• Piet and Ida Sanders: A Life with Art, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, The Netherlands: 2012
• Close Relations and a Few Black Sheep, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; 2012
• Dimensions Variable, Waterhouse and Dodd Contemporary, NYC; 2012 (Max Weintraub, curator)
• LEAP YEAR, Ruiz-Healy Art, San Antonio, Texas; 2012
• ABSTRACTION∞, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2011
• American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary, OK Harris Works of Art, NYC; 2011
• American Abstract Artists International 75th Anniversary, The Aragonese Castle of Otranto, Otranto, Italy; 2010; Galerie oqbo     and the Deutsche Künstlerbund, Berlin, Germany; 2011; parisConcert, Paris, France; 2012
• Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the American Abstract Artists, Herbert F. Johnson Museum,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; 2011
• EXPANSION, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO; 2010
• abstrACTION, The Arts     Exchange, White Plains, N.Y.; 2010 (Dara Meyers-Kingsley, curator)
• Constructed Visions, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2010
• Six Centuries of Drawing: A Selection from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery's Collection, Vanderbilt University,
Nashville, TN; 2010
• Beneath The Surface: Excavating the Belger Collection, Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, MO; 2010
• Surface Tension: Pattern, Texture, and Rhythm in Art from the Collection, University of Richmond Museums, VA; 2010
• Scavengers, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI; 2009
• American Abstract Artists: Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina, The Painting Center, New York, NY; 2008
• Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA; 2007     travels through 2009
• Material Matter, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; 2007
• Cursive, Artist Commune, Hong Kong, China; 2007
• Monumental Drawings, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX; 2007 (Barbara MacAdam, curator)
• Continuum, celebrating the Seventieth Anniversary of the American Abstract Artists, St. Peter’s     College Art Gallery,     Jersey City, NJ; 2007
• Current, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO; 2007
• GRID: Structure and Process, Kreft Gallery, Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI; 2006 travels to Wooster Arts Space,     NYC; 2007
• SENSi/aBLE SPACES: Space, Art and the Environment, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland; 2006
• GROUP 1, Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC; 2006
• PAGES, I Space, University of Illinois, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Chicago, IL; 2005 (organized by Buzz Spector)
• Optical Simulations, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, NY; 2005
• IDEAL: Selections from the American Abstract Artists, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY; 2005
• In Line, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY; 2005 (brochure)
• Cursive, Tenri Cultural Institute of New York, NYC; 2005 (brochure)
• Synthesis: Experiments in Collaboration Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA; 2003; Axel Raben Gallery,
NYC; 2004
• Art in Embassies Exhibition, Zagreb, Croatia; 2003-2006
• Art in Embassies Exhibition, Nicosia, Cyprus; 1999-2002
• Outside In, Arvada Center for the Art and Humanities, Arvada, CO; 2002
• End Papers: 1890-1900 and 1990-2000. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; 2000 (catalogue)

Curatorial, Film and Video Projects

• PENCIL PUSHED : Exploring Process and Boundaries in Drawing, The Ewing and Downtown galleries, University of     Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2012
• INTERSECTION, an installation by Pat Badt and Scott Sherk, The LAB Gallery, New York, New York; 2012 (video)
• BREATH OF WATER, an installation by Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse, The LAB Gallery, New York, New York;
2012 (video)
• SPLIT INFINITIVE: The work of Joel Carreiro and Brian Wood, Hudson Opera House, Hudson, New York, 2012
• Ö N D V E G I S S Ú L U R - POEM OF LIGHT, Bill FitzGibbons, LED Light installation of City Hall, Reykjavík, Iceland      Frank Cantor, filmmaker; 2011
• WHITE TAPESTRY: a film drawing, in collaboration with Paninat Roper; 2011 (video)
• BLACK TAPESTRY: a film drawing, in collaboration with Paninat Roper; 2011 (video)
• TAPESTRY, a film with Paninat Roper, 2010 (video)
• Without a Name, a performance by Veronica Peña, The LAB Gallery, New York, New     York; December; 2010 (video)
• FILAMENT: The work of Bill FitzGibbons and Creighton Michael, Paninat Roper editor; 2010 (video)
• BUILT: Sculptural Trends in Clay, work by Nikolai Grinchenko, Marc Leuthold, Ian Meares and Jeffrey Mongrain,
OSilas Gallery at Concordia College, Bronxville, New York; October-December, 2008 (brochure)
• HORIZONS: The Art of Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir, Frank Cantor, filmmaker; 2007
• HORIZONS: Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir, Katonah museum of Art, Katonah, New York; 2007 travels to Dixon Gallery and     Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee, 2008; San     Antonio Botanical Gardens in collaboration with Blue Star Contemporary     Art Center, San Antonio, Texas, 2008-2009; Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park,     Governor’s State University, University     Park, Illinois, 2009-2010; Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 2010; Georgia Museum of     Art, Athens, Georgia 2010-11; Knoxville Museum of Art in partnership with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,     Tennessee, 2012; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama; 2013 (brochures and film)
• TransHudson Project: The Cultural Landscape, Pelham Art Center, Rockland Center for the Arts, and Rye Arts Center, New     York; September –November, 2006 (catalogue)
• Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir, The LAB Gallery, New York, New York; 2005 (video)

Selected Collections

• Akron Art Museum
• Edward Albee
• American Express
• AT&T
• The John and Maxine Belger Family Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri
• David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University
• The Brooklyn Museum
• Denver Art Museum
• Hafnarborg Institute of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
• High Museum of Art
• Werner H. Kramarsky
• Markel Service, Inc., Richmond, Virginia
• Meeschaert USA, New York and Paris
• The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
• Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
• Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art
• National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
• Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
• New York University
• Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
• Pfizer, Inc
• Progressive Corporation
• Prudential
• R.I.S.D. Museum of Art
• Prof. Pieter Sanders, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
• University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia.
• Vanderbilt University
• Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
• Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana

Selected Teaching

• Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Hunter College, New York, NY, 2005-2013
• Visiting Artist, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA; 2012
• Visiting Artist, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA; 2011
• Visiting Artist, The College of Saint Rose,     Albany, NY: 2010-11
• Visiting Artist, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; 2010
• Visiting Artist, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia; 2010 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.; 2009 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey; 2009 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA; 2008, 1999, 1991, 1986 (critic/lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Towson University, Baltimore, Maryland; 2007 (lecture)
• The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, 2005 (dimensional drawing workshops)
• Visiting Artist, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; 2003 (critic) 1999 (workshop), 1991 (lecture)
• Adjunct Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; 1986-1997, 2004 (drawing, 2-D / 3-D design)
• Visiting Lecturer, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; 2003 (adv. sculpture), 2001, 2000, 1998 (drawing)
• Visiting Artist, University of Richmond, VA; 2003 (lecture),
• Visiting Artist, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Aspen, CO; 2003 (painting workshop)
• Visiting Artist, Albright College, Reading, PA; 2002, 2001 (lecture / critic)
• Visiting Artist, Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, NY; 2001 (drawing) 1988 (sculpture)
• Visiting Artist, Marshall University, Huntington, WV; 1998 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Haverford College, Haverford, PA; 1997, 1993 (lecture)
• Critic, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; 1995-1996
• Guest Artist, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; 1995 (sculpture)
• Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; 1991, 1986 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tennessee; 1994 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee; 1994 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee; 1992 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado; 1992 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas; 1992 (workshop)
• Visiting Artist, Hope College, Holland, Michigan; 1988 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; 1988 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; 1987 (lecture)
• Visiting Artist, University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska; 1986 (workshop)
• Visiting Artist, Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska; 1986 (workshop)
• Visiting Professor of Painting, SUNY, Buffalo, NY; 1985 (painting)
• Visiting Artist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; 1984 (lecture)

Selected Bibliography

• Anon. “Itinerary,” SCULPTURE, Volume 24, Number 3, Washington, D.C., April 2005; page15 (Squiggle, 2005)
• Bass, Ruth.“ Up Now, New York Reviews”; Creighton Michael: Kim Foster, ARTnews, Volume 98, Number 8,
New York City, September 1999; page 145 (PM 793, 1993)
• Brenson, Michael. “ Forces of Nature,” The New York Times, New York City, 27 July 1990; Section C, p. 22
• Brunetti, John. “ The Transcendentalism of Creighton Michael”, exhibition essay, Visual Matrix; Paintings/Drawings     1997-1999, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL; 2000
• Castle, Ted. “ Review of Exhibitions: Creighton Michael at David Beitzel and Pence”, Art in America, New York City,
May 1989; page 204, (Widsith 2, 1988)
• Cameron, Dan. “ Ten To Watch,” Arts Magazine, Volume 61, No.1, New York City, September 1986; pages 40-42
( Luftschiff Richter, 1986 )
• Dickenson, Carol V. “ Denver: Creighton Michael: Robischon,” ARTnews, Volume 94, Number 4, New York City,
April 1995; page 154 (Interval 194, 1994)
• Donohoe, Victoria. “ Entwining Drawing and Sculpture,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, 21 September,
1997; p 11 (Narrative 196, 1996)
• Dreishpoon, Douglas. An introductory essay for the exhibition catalogue, The Sculptural Membrane, Sculpture Center
New York City; (Blind Horn, 1985)
• Frank, Peter. “ Constructed Image/Constructed Object”, for the exhibition catalogue Constructed Image/Constructed
Object, Alternative Museum, New York City; 1984; page 16-17 (Bishop-Widow, 1982), (Cloakwing, 1982)
• French, Christopher. “Reviews: New York/Dimensions Variable”, ARTnews, New York City, June 2012; page 93
• Genocchio, Benjamin. “Some Rich Pickings For the Art Lover”, The New York Times, New York City, October 2, 2005;
WE, page 6
• Goodman, Jonathan. Review of Exhibitions: “Creighton Michael at Kim Foster”, Art in America, New York City,
July 1998; page 98 (Dust 897, 1997)
• Hanzal, Carla. Creighton Michael: Patterns of Perception, catalogue essay, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North     Carolina,     2005
• Harper, Glen. “ Reviews”, Art Papers, Vol. III, No. 6, November-December 1987; pages 50 and 51 (Bishop-Widow, 1982)
• Iwasaki, Hitomi. Creighton Michael: Paintings 1995-1998, exhibition essay, Queens Museum of Art
at Bulova Corporate Center, Queens, New York; 1998 (Notation 598, 1998)
• Johnson, Ken. “ Art Guide,” The New York Times, New York City, 7 November 1997; Ep38
• Lombardi, D. Dominick. “Beacon, New York: Creighton Michael,” SCULPTURE, Volume 23, No.7,
September, 2004; pages 68-69 (Luftschiff 4, 1986)
• MacAdam, Barbara A. Monumental Drawings, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas; 1987 non-    paginated; (SCRIBBLE 307, 2007)
• Melrod, George. “ Reviews/Creighton Michael,” ARTnews, New York City, October 1992; page 136
(Conifer 1292, 1992)
• Melrod, George. “ Reviews/Creighton Michael”, ARTnews, New York City, March 1991; page 136; (Navigator4, 1990)
• Morgan, Robert C., “Creighton Michael and the Origins of Marking”, SCULPTURE, Volume 28, No.3, April 2009; pages 42-    45 (RHAPSODYwallHorizontal 108, HAIKU 1300, GRID 3706, VECTOR 694, SQUIGGLERoCA 2005,     SQUIGGLE     Tenri 2005 and RHAPSODYfloorstack 208)
• Nadelman, Cynthia. “ Recent Drawings by Sculptors: A Common Language,” Drawing, New York City, July-August
1994; page 25-28 (Aquifer, 1993)
• Nadelman, Cynthia. “ Gabo’s Progeny”, ARTnews, New York City, December 1987; pages 123-127, (Spiderwing, 1987),
(Auk, 1987) and a portrait of the artist
• Naves, Mario, “ Currently Hanging; Creighton Michael; Strength in Sculpture,” The New York Observer, New York City,
11 October 1999; page 17
• Princenthal, Nancy, Creighton Michael: Constructions 1990, essay, Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York City;
1991; non-paginated
• Schwendenwein, Jude. “ Creighton Michael: Review,” Artforum, New York City, January 1989;
page 117 (Dunadd, 1986)
• Tanguy, Sarah. “Creighton Michael: Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University,” SCULPTURE, Volume 26, No.7,     September 2007; pages 73-74 (SQUIGGLElinearB206)
• Vicker, Marcia. “ Bullish in Bankruptcy”, Business Week, New York City, 1 April 2002; page 71, (Dow Cow, 2000)
• Wei, Lilly. “ Creighton Michael and Bill FitzGibbons: EELight”, ARTLIES, Houston, Texas, Spring 2007; page 121
• Westfall, Stephen. “ Review of Exhibitions: Creighton Michael at Craig Cornelius,” Art in America, New York City,
page 158 (Kyoto, 1986)
• Wilkin, Karen. “ At the Galleries,” Partisan Review, Boston, MA, Vol. LXVI, No. 4; 1999; page 647
• Zimmer. William “Shadows and Clarity, in Quietly Elegant Lines”, The New York Times, New York, New York,
26 October, 2003; WE, page10 (63001, 2001)