michael howard

solo exhibitions

April 2019 Remains To Be Seen, Prographica / Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Seattle, WA

February 2012 New Work, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

August 2009 New Work, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

August 2006 New Paintings and Drawings, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

July 2005 New Paintings and Drawings, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

August 2003 New Paintings and Drawings, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

July 2001 Works on Paper, solo exhibition of recent drawings , Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design , Milwaukee, WI

May 2001 Drawings, Association for Visual Artists, Chattanooga, TN

February 2001 Drawings, Solo Exhibition, Pierce College Fine Arts Gallery, Tacoma, WA

February 2000 Recent Paintings and Drawings, Solo Exhibition, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

September 1998 Recent Paintings and Drawings, Solo Exhibition, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

March 1997 Recent Paintings and Drawings, Solo Exhibition, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

group exhibitions

June 2019 Departures and Arrivals: Artists in Abstraction
Curated by Greg Robinson
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA

June 2018 Mary Nohl Fellowship 15, group show
Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

September 2016 Things That Kill - group show
Curated by Norman Ludlin
Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Seattle, WA

May 2014 Colors of Gray, A Group Show
Curated by Norman Lundin
Prographica / Fine Works on Paper, Seattle, WA

August 2012 Decoy, group show
Richard Galling, Kimberly Trowbridge, Shane Walsh, Michael Howard
Curated by Francine Seders and Michael Howard
Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

March 2012 New Works Show - A Group Show
Curated by Norman Lundin
Prographica / Fine Works on Paper, Seattle, WA

May 2011 The Small Works Show - A Group Show
Curated by Norman Lundin
Prographica / Fine Works on Paper, Seattle, WA

December 2010 A Preview of Things to Come - A Group Show
Curated by Norman Lundin
Prographica / Fine Works on Paper,, Seattle, WA

April 2010 Spring Painting Show, group show
Cedar Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

August 2009 Alison Keogh and Michael Howard
Alison Keogh and Michael Howard
Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

July 2009 West Coast Drawings: Drawings VIII group exhibition
Curated by Norman Lundin
Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

June 2008 Works on Paper; Paintings and Drawings, group exhibition
Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

September 2004 Mary L. Nohl Fellowships Exhibition
Gallery talk with Jane Simon, curator of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
(Fellowship Jurors: Barbara Hunt, Artists Space, New York; Tim Peterson, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis; Lorelei Stewart, University of Illinois, Chicago)
Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

June 2002 Installation, Paper and Material Process, group exhibition
(including panel discussions with artist)
Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

February 2002 The Drawn Image
Gallery II, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

October 2001 Northwest Views
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

June 1999 En Plein Air, group exhibition
Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

March 1998 Infrastructure, collaborative exhibition
A-1 Gallery, Knoxville, TN

June 1995 10 Choose 10
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

August 1994 Alumni Exhibition, Invitational
The Hunter Museum of Art, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

December 1993 Deluge; Works on Paper
Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

May 1992 Tenth Anniversary Exhibition
Louisa MacIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, GA

juried exhibitions

April 1994 Lowell Center for the Arts (Juror: Robert Yares, Assistant to the President, Cranbrook Academy of Art), Lowell, MI

June 1993 Grand Rapids Museum of Art Visual Arts Competition
(Juror: Tarra Robinson, Curator of Exhibitions, Detroit Institute of Art - Detroit, MI), Grand Rapids, MI

April 1993 Muskegon Museum of Art ‘Regional 66’
(Juror: Susan Sensemann, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago), Muskegon , MI

honors and awards

October 2004 Fellowship Recipient, Mary Nohl Fellowships, Milwaukee, WI

October 1998 Award Winner, Betty Bowen Fund, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

June 1991 Lynn Gordon Purchase Award, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

public lectures/ panels/ workshops/ artist talks

October 2012 Panel discussion to coincide with an exhibition: “Commentaries: Artists Respond to the Land”, Prographica / Fine Works on Paper, Seattle, WA

August 2012 Panel discussion to coincide with an exhibition on Painting: Shane Walsh, Kimberly Trowbridge, Eric Elliot, Richard Galling, Michael Howard - Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

February 2012 Public Artist Lecture, interview, with Gary Faigen, Artistic Director, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

March 2011 ‘Contemporary Painting’– Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - A discussion on contemporary practices in painting.

November 2011 Presented an artist statement writing workshop for Senior seminar, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

November 2010 Presented an artist statement writing workshop for Senior seminar, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

June 2008 Summer Painting workshop, Painting and Form, at the Gage Academy of Fine Art , Seattle, WA

June 2007 Painting workshop, Painting and Gestalt Perceptual Principles, at the Gage Academy of Fine Art in Seattle, WA

October 2007 Panel member for panel discussion on painting – for current gallery exhibition on contemporary abstraction and representation

September 2006 Panel member for Mary Nohl Fellowship program: advisement and discussion for application processes and materials , Milwaukee, WI

November 2006 Conference panel member for The American Society for Aesthetics; 2006 Annual Conference, Milwaukee WI, October 25 – 28,

January 2006 Taught painting workshops at the Gage Academy of Fine Art

January 2005 Arranged and hosted visiting artist Santiago Cucullu, comprised of a large public lecture for the college community and a series of 4 ongoing visits

June 2005 Taught 2 painting workshops at the Gage Academy of Fine Art; Landscape and ‘Thinking in Form’

July 2005 Presented Visiting Artist Lecture ‘Color, Theory, and ‘Color Theory’, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

November 2004 Visiting Artist, lecture and Critique, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

October 2004 Lecture for the Mary L. Nohl Professional Fellowship Grant, Established artist category w/exhibition

June 2003 Instructor: painting workshop at the Gage Academy of Fine Arts

June 2003 Microsoft - Lecturer for Visiting Artist Lecture Series, (invitational) guest speaker for a lecture series sponsored by Microsoft, Seattle, WA

June 2002 Instructor for painting research workshop at the Gage Academy of Fine Arts

July 2002 Panel member discussion, The Developmental Processes of Visual Ideas, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

gallery affiliation

January 2008 - June 2019 Prographica/Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Seattle, WA

October 1997 - December 2012 Francine Seders Gallery , (Director: Francine Seders), Seattle, WA

teaching experience

August 2001 - August 2011 Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design; Milwaukee, WI
Associate Professor, Painting

January 1997 - August 2000 University of Washington School of Art; Seattle, WA
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Painting and Drawing

January 1993 - August 1995 Kendall College of Art and Design; Grand Rapids, MI

September 1993 - May 1995 Grand Valley State University; Allendale, MI
Instructor, Department of Art and Design

September 1992 - December 1992 Cincinnati Art Academy; Cincinnati , OH
Instructor, Department of Drawing

January 1990 - June 1992 University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, OH
instructor, foundations courses, painting courses , College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

education

June 1991 University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, OH
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
Master of Fine Arts in Painting

December 1988 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Chattanooga, TN
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting