MICHAEL E. SMITH
*1977 in Detroit, lives and works in Providence, RI


Education

2008 MFA Yale University School of Art, New Haven
2006 BFA College for Creative Studies, Detroit
2005 AICAD New York Studio Program, New York


Awards

2012 American Academy of Arts and Letters
2010 Kresge Artist Fellowship


Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 S.M.A.K., Ghent
             KOW, Berlin
2016 Lumber Room, Portland
             Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
             ZERO, Milan, Italy
             Pig, CAPRI, Düsseldorf
2015 Kunstverein Hannover
            De Appel, Amsterdam
            SculptureCenter, Long Island City
2014 Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico
            Zabludowicz Collection, London
            Susanne Hilberry, Detroit
            Power Station, Dallas
            La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2013 CAPC museé d'art contemporain de Bordeaux
            Ludwig Forum Aachen
            KOW, Berlin
2012 Culturgest, Lisbon
             Zero, Milan
2011 Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis
             Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar
             Susanne Hillberry, Detroit
2010 KOW, Berlin
             Clifton Benevento, New York
2009 KOW ISSUE 3, KOW, Berlin
             Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI (with Kate Levant)
2008 Ackerstrasse 18, Berlin curated by Nikolaus Oberhuber
             Jenny Jaskey, Philadelphia
2007 Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI (with Kate Levant)


Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 Aftermieter, Haus Mödrath - Räume für Kunst, Kerpen
            Utopia/Dystopia, MAAT Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon
            All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
            The Air Vibrates with the Buzz of Insects, Musée départemental d'art contemporain
            de Rochechouart
2016 See sun, and think shadow, Gladstone Gallery, New York
            Out of the Dark, KOW, Berlin
            Shock Room, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam
2015 Le Souffleur. Schürmann trifft Ludwig, Ludwig Forum Aachen
            Walks and Displacements, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
            Être Chose / Being Thing, Treignac Projet, France
            Albert the kid is ghosting, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
            Multi-Channel: Currents in Contemporary Video Art, West Texas A&M
            University
            A Walk, Tripoli Gallery of Contemporary Art, East Hampton, NY
            System of a Down, Ellis King, Dublin
2014 The Unwinding, Cookie Butcher, Antwerp
            The Little Things Could Be Dearer, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
            The Registry of Promise: The Promise of Moving Things, Centre d’art contemporain
            d’Ivry – le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine, France
            Merzen, LiveInYourHead, Geneva
            Little Forest, TOR 13, Bremen
            Surplus living group exhibition, KM Tempoaer, Berlin
            Geographies of Contamination, David Roberts Art Fondation, London
            Vom Dasein & Sosein. Skulptur, Objekt & Bühne, Frankfurter Kunstverein
            humainnonhumain, Fondation d'entreprise Ricard, Paris
            Another Look at Detroit Part 1 & 2, Malborough Chelsea, Marianne Boesky Gallery
2013 After Nature. Arbeiten aus der Sammlung Gaby und Wilhelm Schürmann,
            Collectors House, Sittard
            Of Love, Pain and Passioned Revolt. (Then Farewell, My Beloved, Til' It's
            Freedom Day), Zero, Milan
            Painting from the Zabludowicz Collection: Painting in the 2.5th Dimension,
            Zabludowicz Collection London
            Realization is Better than Anticipation, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
2012 Believers, KOW, Berlin
            A Disagreeable Object, Sculpture Center, New York
             Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors
             and Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
             Whitney Biennial 2012, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
             La Silence. Une fiction, Monaco National Musée Nouveau
             Les Ateliers de Rennes - Biennial for Contemporary Art
             Everyday Abstract - Abstract Everyday, James Cohan Gallery, New York
2011 Real Simple / Selections from the collection of Martin and Rebecca
             Eisenberg, Riverview School, East Sandwich, MA
             Heads with Tails, Harris Liebermann, NY
             The Moment Pleasantly Frightful, curated by Chris Sharp, Laura Bartlett
             Gallery, London
             Segalega, Zero, Milan
             Proposal for a fllor, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, 1500 Broadway, NY
2010 The Island, LAND/OHWOW, Miami
             The Artist‘s institute, NY
             The Unreadymade, Formcontent, London
             The Art of the Artist´s Book, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI
             Everlasting Gobstopper, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
             10 years of Contemporary Art at the Oakland University Art Gallery:
             Director‘s selection, Rochester, MI
             Rive Droite Rive Gauche, Paris
2009 The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brown´s Enterprise, NY
             Blood Drive, Zach Feuer Gallery, NY
             If the Dogs are Barking, Artists Space, NY
             All the Splendors of the Earth, Center Gaölery, Detroit
2008 view (fourteen) : Hooking up, curated by Klaus Kertess, Mary Boone, NY
             if I told you… – Oliver Kamm 5BE, New York, NY ∙
             Sunshine – Rental Gallery, New York, NY ∙
             ASPN – Showroom, Leipzig, Germany
2007 Agro Bongo – Rivington Arms, New York, NY
             Perfect Lovers – BC project room, Brooklyn, NY
             Stuff – Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
2006 Attic – Anton Kern Gallery Annex, New York, NY
             Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ