Michael Gallagher

Paintings (2-works)

Michael  Gallagher Italia 01
Italia 01, 2016
Acrylic and oil on canvas
72 x 64 in
Michael  Gallagher Italia 02 Homage to Walker
Italia 02 (Homage to Walker), 2016
Acrylic and oil on canvas
72 x 64 in

Photos & works on paper (2-works)

Michael  Gallagher Chic Choc
Chic Choc, 2015
Pigment ink on dibond
48 x 46 in
Michael  Gallagher Back to Orchard Hill Road
Back to Orchard Hill Road, 2016
Pigment ink on dibond
48 x 70.75 in

Michael  Gallagher

Michael Gallagher

Michael Gallagher Biography

(American, b.1945)

Michael Gallagher was born in Los Angeles, California in 1945. He studied at Yale University School of Art & Architecture in New Haven, Connecticut where he received a Master of Fine Arts in 1970. He was awarded Yale University's Eli Harwood Schless Memorial Award for Drawing & Painting. While there he studied with Jack Tworkov, Lester Johnson, Al Held, Dick Lytle and Josef Albers.

He also studied at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1968 where he studied with Edgar Ewing and Keith Crown.

Additionally he attended the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) where he studied with David Hockney, Alfred Leslie, Irving Petlin and Tony Berlant.

His undergraduate studies included a fellowship to Yale University's Summer School of Music and Art in Norfolk, Connecticut where he studied with George Wardlaw, Knox Martin, Robert Mangold, Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler and Walker Evans.

Mr. Gallagher lives and works in Orange County, California.

Mr. Gallagher’s work has been exhibited internationally and is in numerous public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY), Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY), Jewish Museum (New York, NY), Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington DC), The Byer Museum of the Arts (Evanston, IL), The Edwin Ulrich Museum (Wichita, KA), The Frederick Weisman Foundation (Beverly Hills, CA), The Wharton School of Business (Philadelphia, PA), The Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, (Ithaca, New York).

Michael Gallagher Resumé

AWARDS AND HONORS:

1970 -               Eli Harwood Schless Memorial Award for Drawing & Painting, Yale

University School of Art & Architecture

1968 -               Yale University School of Art & Architecture, Scholarship

1967 -               University of Southern California Scholarship 1967 Yale University

School of Art & Architecture, Fellowship

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016-17 -           “Michael Gallagher,” Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2008/2009 -       “Art & Illusion,” Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA 2008 “Reflections

from the Artist's Eye,” Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

2008 -               “Inaugural exhibit at Roseville's Blue Line,” Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

2006 -               “Art and Illusion: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art

Foundation,” Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA

2005 -               “Made in California,” Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine

University, Malibu, CA

2004 -               “Sketchbook 88,” Galerie Sho Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

1999 -               Louis K, Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1995 -               Louis K, Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1995 -               Posner Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

1992 -               “Abstract Illusionism Revisited,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1990 -               Hokin Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

1985 -               “Razor Gallery Retrospective,” Razor Gallery, New York, NY

1984-1987 -       “Breaking the Plane,” Traveling Exhibition           

Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, PA           

Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL           

North Dakota State University Art Gallery, Fargo, ND           

Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN           

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN           

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY           

Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Kalamazoo, MI           

Reed College, Portland, OR           

Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS           

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA           

Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI           

Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN           

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1984 -               “Important Recent Acquisitions and New Directions,” Byer Museum

of the Arts, Evanston, IL

1983 -               “Tenth Year Anniversary Show,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1983 -               “Centric 9; Tromp LíOeil Abstraction,” Cal State University, Long Beach, CA

1982 -               Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY           

“The Artist and the Airbrush,” San Jose State University, San Jose, CA           

Brachot Gallery, Brussels, Belgium           

Tanager Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Chicago's third Annual International Art Exposition, Chicago Navy Pier , IL

1981 -               “New York Gallery Showcase / Works on Paper,” Oklahoma Art Center, OK             

“Abstract Illusionist Traveling Show,” Jacksonville Art Museum,

Jacksonville, FL           

“Wall Works,” Bruce Gallery, Edinboro State College, Edinboro, PA

1979-81 -           “The Reality of Illusion,” Traveling Exhibition:           

The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO;           

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA;           

Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI;           

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA;           

University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;           

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY;           

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH 1979   Danforth Museum,

Farmington, MA         

“Realist Space,” C.W. Post Art Gallery, Long Island University, LI, NY

1979 -               Danforth Museum, "Abstract Illusionism,", Framingham, Massachusetts

1978 -               Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT           

Edwin Ulrich Museum, Wichita State University, KA           

“Abstract Illusionism,” Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, MA           

“Photo Realism and Abstract Illusionism,” The Arts and Crafts Center of

Pittsburgh, PA

1976 -               Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY 1974   Jewish Museum, New York, NY

1972 -               Razor Gallery, New York, NY 1970   Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

1969 -               United Gallery, New Haven, CT

1967 -               University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1966 -               Yale University, Norfolk, CT

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2016-17 -           “Abstract Paintings by Groundbreaking Artist on Display at John Wayne Airport” John Wayne Airport, Santa Ana, CA

2012 -               “Michael Gallagher • New Work,” Brett Rubbico Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

2012 -               “Michael Gallagher • New Work,” Brett Rubbico Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

2011 -               “Michael Gallagher • Push - Pull,” Brett Rubbico Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

1990 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Penny Campbell Contemporary Art, Newport Beach, CA

1988 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Lasorda / Iri Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Hokin Gallery, Bay Harbour Island, FL

1984 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Hokin Gallery, Chicago, IL

1983 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1981 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Small Works,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

                        “Michael Gallagher,” Hokin Gallery, Chicago, IL

                         “Michael Gallagher,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

                        “Michael Gallagher,” Tomasula Gallery, Union College, NY

1980 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1979 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1974 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Razor Gallery, New York, NY

1971 -               “Michael Gallagher,” Fullerton Community College, Fullerton, CA

 

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