G Fine Art Gallery Info Selected Archives Artists

Maggie Michael





MAGGIE MICHAEL                               916 G St. NW #201
                                            Washington, DC 20001
+1 202.352.6369

Born 1974, Milwaukee, WI, USA


2002   MFA, American University, Washington, DC
2000   MA, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
1996   BFA, with honors, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Solo Exhibitions

2016   Katzen Art Center, TBA, Washington, DC
2015    G Fine Art, TBA, Washington, DC
2014 Cecilia Jaime Gallery, Some Threads are Loosely Tied, Ghent, Belgium
2011   G Fine Art, There is No Rising or Setting Sun, Washington, DC
2010 George Mason University, Tattoos of Ships, Fairfax, Virginia (brochure)
Green Gallery West, The Logic of Sense, Same as it Ever Was, Milwaukee, WI
2009   Pocket Utopia, Emotional Infinity (Subtitling Houellebecq’s The Elementary
Particles), Brooklyn, NY
Art Space, Unspoken (Nothing Says More), New Haven, CT
2008   G Fine Art, All at Once, Washington, DC
Rule, Foreground Memory, Denver, CO
2006   G Fine Art, Open End, Washington, DC
2005   Lump Gallery/Projects, Worse for the Better, Raleigh, NC
Rule, (T)rain,  Denver, CO
2004   G Fine Art, Run, Washington, DC (catalog)
   Scope Art Fair, New York, NY
2002   G Fine Art, Clones, Washington, DC

Selected Group Exhibitions


Cecilia Jaime Gallery, Summer Camp, Ghent, Belgium
Kuelhaus Berlin, Closer to Gaza, Berlin, Germany
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Exhibit by Aberson, Tulsa, OK

G Fine Art, Group Exhibition, Washington, DC
Addison/Ripley, SIGIL |ÈsijYl|, Washington, DC
Siamo Quel Che Mangiamo/Sustenance and Art, Milan, Italy


418 Gallery, Cetate IV, Bucharest, Romania
Dark Room, Ghent, Belgium
G Fine Art, Fast Forward Rewind, Washington, DC
Pocket Utopia, Lyrical Color, NY, NY
Addison/Ripley Fine Art, All My Friends are Painters, Washington D.C.
Transformer and Fathom Gallery, Visual AIDS, ReMixed Messages, in connection with the International Aids Conference 2012, WDC


Hamiltonian Gallery of Art, Call and Response: Textures, visual artists in 
              response/collaboration with writers, Washington, DC
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Modern and Contemporary Art since 1945, WDC
STUDIO, Liberté Mutuelle, Paris, France
2010  Pocket Utopia, a satellite exhibition by Austin Thomas, NY, NY
Good Things Come in Small Packages: The Collection of Elisabeth French, 
  Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington, DC
Catalyst, Washington Project for the Arts, Katzen Art Center, WDC
Mixology II: Photography, A Benefit Exhibition for Doctors Without Borders,
  Curators Office, WDC
Artscape, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Tanzschuleprojects, Halbjahresgaben, Munich, Germany
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Modern and Contemporary Art since 1945, WDC
2009    Art Space, Unspoken, (Compass Series with Dan Steinhilber), curated by
   Jessica Buckley, New Haven, CT
Take Me to the River, International Water Forum, Istanbul, Turkey
WPA Auction Exhibition, curated by Matthew Witkovsky, Katzen Art Center,
              American University, WDC
KGP, Kris Graves Projects, Pocket Utopia Flatfiles, Brooklyn, NY
China Art Objects, 1999 10 year Anniversary Show, Los Angeles, CA
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Recent Acquisitions, Washington, DC
2008 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Currents: Recent Acquisitions, WDC
The Laboratory of Art and Ideas at Belmar (The Lab), Silent Films and Bedroom
Paintings, Lakewood, CO
Museum of Art, Brigham Young University, Turning Point: The Demise of
   Modernism, and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art, Provo, UT
Arlington Art Center, Take Me to the River, Arlington, VA
G Fine Art, Water, Water, Washington, DC
Gallery Four, Asterism, Baltimore, MD
2007 Rule Gallery, Peep Show, Denver, CO
Pulse Art Fair, New York, New York
WPA Auction, Corcoran Gallery of Art, WDC (curated by Anne Ellegood, 
               Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden)
Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL
2006    Ambrosino Gallery, Conversations (curated by Sharon Louden), Miami, FL
Street Scenes: Art not Ads, mobile truck project in Washington, DC, curated by 
   Welmoed Lanstra and Nora Halpren
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Redefined: Modern and Contemporary Art from the  
   Collection, Washington, DC (curator, Jonathan Binstock)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New Acquisitions, Washington, DC
Wichita Falls Art Museum, Take Me to the River, Wichita Falls, TX
Monica Lorduy, Brooklyn, NY
Maryland Art Place, Critc’s Residency Program (Lilly Wei), Baltimore, MD
McDaniel College, Liquid/Solid (curated by Cara Ober), Westminster, MD
2005    Branch Gallery,Two for the See-Saw (curated by Bill Thelen), Carrboro, NC
G Fine Art, Blasts (curated by Paul Brewer), Washington, DC
Rule, Lure, Denver, CO
Arlington Arts Center, State of The Art (curated by Stephen Phillips),
    Arlington, VA
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) Homegrown (curated by  
   Josh Rickards), Winston-Salem, NC
Gallery Four, I Want to See, Baltimore, MD
OmniArt, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL
2004    Kimberly Venardos, Selections, New York, NY
   Julie Baker Fine Art, Spring, Grass Valley, CA
   Flashpoint/WPA/C, Anonymous, Washington, DC
  G Fine Art, Washington, DC
  Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD
    Second Street Gallery, DC NOW (curated by Stacey Schmidt),
    Charlottesville, VA
    Bank, Kinetic: New Media and Painting, Los Angeles, CA
2003   Corcoran Gallery of Art, Census (curated by Paul Brewer), Washington, DC
    G Fine Art, Drawing, Washington, DC
Kimberly Venardos , Maggie Michael, Dan Steinhilber,  New York, NY
McLean Project for the Arts, Strictly Painting 4, McLean, VA
Mexican Cultural Institute, Fission/Fusion Contemporary Art from Mexico and  
  USA (curated by Gabriela Molina and Berta Kolteniuk), Washington, DC
University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Painting! (curated by Julia  
  Morrisroe), Mount Pleasant, MI
2002   Decatur Blue, DB Sides, Washington, DC
           G Fine Art, Nine Painters, Washington, DC
           G Fine Art, Summer 2002, Washington, DC
Watkins Gallery, Thesis, Washington, DC
Julie Baker Fine Art, Bakerˆs Dozen, Grass Valley, CA
2001   Anton Gallery, Washington, DC
           Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
           I Street Studios Gallery, Washington, DC
           Watkins Gallery, MFA Show, Washington, DC
2000 Studio 7/Warehouse, Art Romp, Washington, DC

Public Collections

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Smithsonian American Art Museum
US Embassy in Barbados
US Embassy in Romania
Watkins Collection, American University, Washington, DC
Wilson Building, Washington, DC
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC

Professional Experience and Curatorial Projects

2014, CARLE Institute, Critical Analysis of Race in Learning & Education, New York, NY

Present (since 2007): Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Education Committee, WDC

2012 - 2013   Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, Advanced Painting, Advanced Drawing, Research Practicum, American University, WDC

2010 – 2013  Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, Senior Core/Thesis Seminar, Corcoran
                          College of Art + Design, WDC
2002 – 2013  Artist Educator at Maret School, an independent K - 12 school, WDC

2010  Art Scouts, Beyond Pavement and Windows, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA

Artists who run spaces and programs for artists and communities: Dustin Carlson and Jason Hughes, Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD; Nicholas Frank, founder of Hermetic (1993 - 2001) and curator at the Institute of Visual Arts (Inova), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam, Suburban, Oak Park, IL; Felicity Hogan, formerly MoCADC and Flat, NY, currently at Artist Alliance, Inc. NY and (NYFA) New York Foundation for the Arts; John Riepenhoff, Green Gallery, East and West, Milwaukee, WI; José Ruiz, formerly Decatur Blue (DC) and Queens Museum of Art (NY), and currently at the Bronx River Art Center (NY) and the Bronx Museum of the Arts (NY)
Bill Thelen, Lump Gallery and Projects, Raleigh, NC; Austin Thomas, Pocket Utopia, Bushwick, NYC and mobile

2012 University of Arts, Bucharest Romania: Art in Public Spaces, lecture

2012 National Building Museum: a panel regarding artist spaces in Washington, D.C.

2010    Conversation with curator Sarah Newman and artist Christopher Smith at
Corcoran Gallery and College of Art
(E)merge Panel, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
Conversation on the paintings of Erik Jackson, Civilian Art Projects, WDC
Exhibition talk, Tattoos of Ships, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2009 American University, Artist Talk, Washington, DC
Pocket Utopia, gallery talk during exhibition: Emotional Infinity (Subtitling Houellebecq’s The Elementary Particles), Brooklyn, NY

2008   Framework Panel # 7, Art School, Confidential: Rethinking Art Education,  
  Transformer Gallery, in partnership with George Washington University

2006-07   Museum Exhibition Visits and Studio Lab Workshops;
    Artist at Work, Resident Artist Program, Hirshhorn Museum and
      Sculpture Garden, WDC

2006   Artist Lecture, Kreeger Museum, WDC

           Meet the Artist series, Gallery Talk: "Subject to Material," Anslem Kiefer:
              Heaven and Earth, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, WDC

Fellowships, Residencies, Grants and Awards


Artist Fellowship Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities,
An agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts


Mural commission through the Office of ART in Embassies, U.S. Department of State, for the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania

Artist Residency/Workshop in Cetate, Romania


Banff Centre for the Arts, 05 Thematic Residency with Jan Verwoert: Why are Conceptual Artists  Painting Again? Because They Think it is a Good Idea. Banff, Alberta, Canada

2008  Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship:

The Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Gallery of Art: the National Museums of Asian Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, with a focus on Hindu Shiva and Vishnu sculptures.

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with a focus on historical and contemporary film.

2008   The Trawick Prize, Best in Show, Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards
Jurors: Molly Donovan, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Irene Hofman, Director of the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD; Leah Stoddard, Independent Curator, Charlottesville, VA.
2006-07 Artist at Work, Resident Artist Program, Hirshhorn Museum and
      Sculpture Garden, WDC
2004   Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant
           Artist Fellowship, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities,
  An agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the
           Young Artist Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities,
   an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the