Michael E. Smith

Born Detroit, MI, 1977
Lives and works in New Hampshire

Education

2008

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

Solo Exhibitions

2017

  1. S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
  2. Michael Benevento, LA
  3. Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT
  4. KOW, Berlin 

2016

  1. Pig, CAPRI, Dusseldorf, Germany    
  2. ZERO..., Milan, Italy
  3. Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  4. Lumber Room, Portland, OR

2015

  1. Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany
  2. De Appel, Amsterdam
  3. Michael Benevento Gallery, Los Angeles
  4. Établissement d'en face, Brussels, Belgium
  5. Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York   

2014

  1. Lulu, Mexico City
  2. Zabludowicz Collection, London
  3. Susanne Hilberry, Detroit, Michigan
  4. Power Station, Dallas, Texas
  5. La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
  6. Reserve Ames, Los Angeles

2013

  1. CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
  2. KOW, Berlin
  3. Clifton Benevento, New York
  4. Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

2012

  1. Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
  2. Zero, Milan

2011

  1. Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
  2. Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany
  3. Susanne Hilberry, Detroit, Michigan

2010

  1. KOW, Berlin
  2. Clifton Benevento, New York

2009

  1. KOW ISSUE 3, KOW, Berlin
  2. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan (with Kate Levant)

2008

  1. Ackerstrasse 18, Berlin, curated by Nikolaus Oberhuber
  2. Jenny Jaskey, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2007

  1. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan (with Kate Levant)

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

  1. The Gap between the Fridge and the Cooker, The Modern Institute, Glasgow
  2. "All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace," Palais de Tokyo, Paris
  3. Utopia/Distopia, MAAT– Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia, Lisbon
  4. 99 Cents or Less, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI
  5. Curated by Olivia Shao and Mitchell Algus, 365 S. Mission Rd., Los Angeles

2016

  1. See sun, and think shadow, Gladstone Gallery, New York
  2. Out of the Dark, KOW, Berlin, Germany

2015

  1. Walks and displacements, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  2. The Pump, curated by Jennifer Teets, Royal College of Art Dyson Building, London
  3. Nature, Art and Ecology, curated by Margherita de Pilati, Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
  4. Le Souffleur. Schürmann trifft Ludwig, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen, Germany
  5. A Walk, Tripoli Gallery of Contemporary Art, East Hampton, New York
  6. Multi-Channel: Currents in Contemporary Video Art, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas
  7. System of a Down, Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland
  8. Être Chose, Treignac Projet, Treignac, France
  9. Albert the kid is ghosting, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
  10. Anagramma, curated by CURA, Basement Roma, Rome, Italy

2014

  1. The Unwinding, Cookie Butcher, Antwerp, Belgium
  2. The Little Things Could Be Dearer, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York
  3. The Registry of Promise: The Promise of Moving Things, Centre d'art contemporain d'Ivry– le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine, France
  4. humainonhumain, Foundation, d'Enterprise Ricard, Paris
  5. Soft Material, Wallspace, New York
  6. Merzen, LiveInYourHead, Geneva, Switzerland
  7. Another Look at Detroit: Part 1 and Part 2, Marlborough Chelsea; Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
  8. Technokinesis, Blum & Poe, New York
  9. Living Forest, TOR 13, Bremen, Germany
  10. Surplus living group exhibition, KM Tempoaer, Berlin, Germany
  11. Geographies of Contamination, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
  12. Vom Dasein & Sosein, Skulptur, Objekt & Bühne, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

2013

  1. After Nature. Artbeiten aus der Sammlung Gaby und Wilhem Scürmann, Collector's House, Sittard, Netherlands
  2. Of Love, Pain and Passioned Revolt. (Then Farewell, My Beloved, Til' It's Freedom Day), Zero, Milan
  3. Painting from the Zabludowicz Collection: Painting in the 2.5th Dimension, Zabludowicz Collection, London
  4. Realization is Better Than Anticipation, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
  5. Anonymous. Eine Austellung über den Gegenwert Brandenburgischer, Kunstverein Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany

2012

  1. Believers, KOW, Berlin
  2. A Disagreeable Object, Sculpture Center, New York
  3. Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
  4. Whitney Biennial 2012, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  5. Le Silence. Une fiction. Monaco National Musée Nouveau, Monaco
  6. Everyday Abstract-Abstract Everyday, James Cohan Gallery, New York

2011

  1. Real Simple/Selections from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Riverview School, East Sandwich, Massachusetts
  2. Heads with Tails, Harris Lieberman, New York
  3. The Moment Pleasantly Frightened, curated by Chris Sharp, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
  4. Segalega, Zero, Milan
  5. Proposal for a Floor, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, 1500 Broadway, New York

2010

  1. The Island, LAND/OHWOW, Miami, Florida
  2. The Artist's Institute, New York
  3. The Unreadymade, Formcontent, London
  4. The Art of the Artist's Book, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, Michigan
  5. Everlasting Gobstopper, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
  6. 10 Years of Contemporary Art at the Oakland University Art Gallery: Director's Selection, Rochester, Michigan
  7. Rive Droite Rive Gauche, Paris

2009

  1. The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
  2. Blood Drive, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
  3. If the Dogs are Barking, Artists Space, New York
  4. All the Splendors of the Earth, Center Gaölery, Detroit, Michigan

2008

  1. view (fourteen): Hooking up, curated by Klaus Kertess, Mary Boone, New York
  2. if I told you..., Oliver Kamm 5BE, New York
  3. Sunshine, Rental Gallery, New York
  4. ASPN, Showroom, Leizpig, Germany

2007

  1. Argo Bongo, Rivington Arms, New York
  2. Perfect Lovers, BC Project Room, Brooklyn, New York
  3. Stuff, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Michigan

2006

  1. Attic, Anton Kern Gallery Annex, New York
  2. Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey
  3. Rich Rich Rich, Rich Rich Rich Project Space, Shelby Township, Michigan

2005

  1. Video, Brewster and Seven, Chicago
  2. Detroit Biennial: Actual Size, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
  3. Here Comes the Sun, Commonwealth Gallery, Detroit, Michigan