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Selected Solo Exhibitions
  • inProcess: Drawing by Creighton Michael 2000-2017, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia; 2018; inProcess pdf; Huffington Post article
  • On Drawing in process, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York; 2017
  • Mining the Subjunctive, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana; 2016
  • Pattern Play II: exploring process and collaboration through drawing, Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; 2015 travels to Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky; 2015-16 and Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana; 2016
  • Selective Viewing: New Work by Creighton Michael, Osilas Gallery, Concordia College, Bronxville, New York: 2015 – more information here
  • Pattern Play: exploring process and collaboration through drawing, Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York; 2013 – 14 – more information here
  • TAPESTRY Suite: Seven Digital Drawings by Creighton Michael, Fine Arts Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee – more information here
  • TAPESTRY, Gallery 817, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2011
  • MOTIF: Recent Paintings, G Gallery, Houston, Texas; 2011
  • Tangible Marking: The Dimensional Drawings of Creighton Michael, Esther Massry Gallery, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York: 2010-11 (includes collaboration with composer, Bruce Roter)
  • VIVID: New Paintings, Galerie Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2009
  • CURSIVE: Creighton Michael, Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, Missouri; 2008
  • Creighton Michael, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, New York; 2008
  • Creighton Michael: PLANE DRAWING, The Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania; 2008
  • SQUIGGLElinear, Center for the Arts, Towson University, Baltimore, Maryland; 2007 travels to the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware; 2008
  • Wavelengths: The Drawings of Creighton Michael, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður; Start Art, Reykjavík, Iceland; 2008
  • CIPHER, NCC Art Gallery, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, Connecticut; 2008
  • Graphite: Drawings and Installation Works, Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado; 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, Florida; 2006 (catalogue)
  • VantagePoint IV Creighton Michael: Patterns of Perception, Mint Museums, Charlotte, North Carolina; 2005 (catalogue) – more information here
  • Articulated Spaces: Paintings by Creighton Michael, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia; 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, Florida: 2003
  • Haiku/Innuendo: Paintings by Creighton Michael, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York; 2001 (brochure)
  • Stitch: Works by Creighton Michael (1976-1999), Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania; 2001 (catalogue)
  • Visual Matrix: Paintings/Drawings (1997-1999), Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois; 2001
  • 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, New York; 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
Two Person and Collaborations
  • rbgDRAWING: Pigment on Paper, a Creighton Michael and Ben Diep collaboration, Square Peg Gallery, Hastings, New York, 2016
    travels to Islensk Grafík, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2017
  • VERGE: Pinkney Herbert / Creighton Michael, Fox Gallery, New York, New York; 2013 (brochure)
  • FILAMENT: The work of Bill FitzGibbons and Creighton Michael, Ewing Gallery, UTK, Knoxville, Tennessee; 2010 (catalogue)
  • EELight, a collaboration with Bill FitzGibbons, the LAB, New York, New York; 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, with Jim Nickel, Art Across the Park, Central Park, NYC; 1983
Selected Group Exhibitions
  • Object Lessons: Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT; 2018
  • Photo-a-Go-Go, SRO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; 2018
  • Art in Embassies Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2018-2021
  • Art in Embassies Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary; 2018-2021
  • Pressing Matters: Print in the Digital Age, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, D.C.; 2018
  • Unwrapped! 100 Gifts for 100 Years, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee; 2017
  • Intercontinental Line, Salon des Réalitiés Nouvelles, Paris, France; 2017
  • POLYMORPHOSIS, The Cluster Gallery, Brooklyn, New York; 2016
  • Chromatic Space, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, BMCC, New York, NY: 2016 (Jonathan Lippincott, curator)
  • SURVEY: Texas Sculpture Group, The University Galleries, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 2016
  • The Onward of Art, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, New York, New York, 2016 (catalogue, Karen Wilkin, curator)
  • Visible Histories, Morris-Warren Gallery, New York, New York; 2016 (brochure, Maxim Weintraub, curator)
  • Endless, Entire, Five Myles, Brooklyn, New York; 2015 (brochure, Rachel Nackman, curator)
  • PAST/PRESENT: Conversations Across Time, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania; 2015 (catalogue)
  • Pushing the Line: Drawing in an Age of Anxiety, The Arts Exchange, White Plains, NY; 2013
  • ABSTRACT: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Ewing Gallery, UTK, Knoxville, TN; 2013
  • 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, New York, New York; 2012 (Max Weintraub, curator)
  • LEAP YEAR, Ruiz-Healy Art, San Antonio, TX; 2012
  • ABSTRACTION∞, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA; 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
  • Constructed Visions, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA; 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
  • Monumental Drawings, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX; 2007 (Barbara MacAdam, curator)
  • 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
  • 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) Artist Commune, Hong Kong, China; 2007
  • 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
  • End Papers: 1890-1900 and 1990-2000. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; 2000 (catalogue)
Curatorial, Film and Video Projects
  • Mutual Muses: The Collaborative Life of James Seawright and Mimi Garrard, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, M.S.U. Murray, KY; Ewing Gallery, UTK, Knoxville, TN; 2018
  • Blurring Boundaries: The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936—Present, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, M.S.U. Murray, KY; Ewing Gallery, UTK, Knoxville, TN; 2018; toured by International Arts and Artists, Washington, D.C.; 2020-2023
  • The Art of Rube Goldberg, toured by International Arts and Artists, Washington, D.C.; 2017-2019 – more information here
  • Double Dutch: the Wedding Feast, hand drawn animation by Jennifer Macdonald with an original score by David Biedenbender; 2015
  • Shadows Trilogy, video drawing cycle: premier screening at the Ho Tung Visualization Lab, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York; 2014
  • PENCIL PUSHED : Exploring Process and Boundaries in Drawing, 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
  • TAPESTRY, a film with Paninat Roper, 2010 (video)
  • Without a Name, a performance by Veronica Peña, The LAB Gallery, NYC; 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, NY; October-December, 2008 (brochure)
  • HORIZONS: Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir, Katonah museum of Art, Katonah, NY; 2007 travels to Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN, 2008; San Antonio Botanical Gardens in collaboration with Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX 2008-2009; Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, Governor’s State University, University Park, IL, 2009-2010; Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 2010; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA, 2010-11; Knoxville Museum of Art in partnership with UTK, Knoxville, TN, 2012; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; 2013-14; Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL, 2014-16 (brochures and film); Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2016-19
  • TransHudson Project: The Cultural Landscape, Pelham Art Center, Rockland Center for the Arts, and Rye Arts Center, NY; September –November, 2006 (catalogue)
Selected Museum or Public Collections
  • Akron Art Museum
  • Allen Memorial Museum, Oberlin College
  • Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Art in Embassies, U.S. State Department, Washington D.C.
  • The John and Maxine Belger Family Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri
  • David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University
  • Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
  • The Brooklyn Museum
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Hafnarborg Institute of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
  • High Museum of Art
  • Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana
  • Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Utica, New York
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  • Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
  • New York Public Library
  • Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
  • R.I.S.D. Museum of Art , Providence, Rhode Island
  • University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia
  • Permanent Collection, US Embassy, Beijing Embassy Annex, Beijing, China, Art in Embassies, US Department of State
  • Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, Frances Mulhall Achilles Library Collection, New York, New York
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana

Selected Teaching

  • Visiting Artist, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia; 2018
  • Visiting Artist, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana; September 2016 (workshop/critic/lecture)
  • Visiting Artist, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky; 2015 (workshop)
  • Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts; 2015 (critic/lecture)
  • Visiting Artist, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; 2015 (workshop/lecture)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Hunter College, New York, New York, 2005-2013
  • Visiting Artist, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York; 2013, 2014 (workshop)
  • Visiting Artist, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia; 2012
  • Visiting Artist, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2011
  • Visiting Artist, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York: 2010-11
  • Visiting Artist, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; 2010
  • Visiting Artist, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia; 2010 (lecture)
  • Visiting Artist, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York; 2009 (lecture)
  • Visiting Artist, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey; 2009 (lecture)
  • Visiting Artist, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania; 2008, 1999, 1991, 1986 (critic/lecture)
  • Visiting Artist, Towson University, Baltimore, Maryland; 2007 (lecture)
  • The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2005 (dimensional drawing workshop)
  • Visiting Artist, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; 2003 (critic) 1999 (workshop), 1991 (lecture)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island; 1986-1997, 2004 (drawing, 2-D / 3-D design)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey; 2003 (adv. sculpture), 2001, 2000, 1998 (drawing)
  • Visiting Artist, University of Richmond, Virginia; 2003 (lecture),
  • Visiting Artist, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Aspen, Colorado; 2003 (painting workshop)
  • Visiting Artist, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania; 2002, 2001 (lecture / critic)
  • Visiting Artist, Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, New York; 2001 (drawing) 1988 (sculpture)
  • Visiting Artist, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia; 1998 (lecture)
  • Visiting Artist, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania; 1997, 1993 (lecture)
  • Critic, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1995-1996
  • Guest Artist, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1995 (sculpture)
  • Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; 1991, 1986 (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 Professor of Painting, SUNY, Buffalo, NY; 1985 (painting)
  • Visiting Artist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; 1984 (lecture)