Michael Speaker

Sculpture (4-works)

Michael  Speaker Durer Rhinoceros
Durer Rhinoceros, 2014
Bronze
10.5 x 11.5 x 6.5 in
Michael  Speaker Trojan Suit
Trojan Suit, 2014
Bronze
14 x 8 x 10 in
Michael  Speaker
Lunch
Wood
67 x 32 x 23 in
Michael  Speaker Trojan Suit
Trojan Suit
Bronze
67 x 22 x 30 in

Michael  Speaker

Michael Speaker

Michael Speaker Biography

Michael Speaker grew up in Portland Oregon in a musical family. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and an MFA in painting from the University of Colorado in Boulder Colorado. He moved to Los Angeles working in the movie business as a IATSE local 816, scenic artist and as a special effects sculptor and model-maker. Since the middle eighties he has been doing his own work as well as commissioned work too. His work is mostly in private collections.

He lives with his wife Flavia, in Minneapolis, MN. They recently moved from the lower Hudson River Valley of New York.

Michael Speaker Resumé

Solo Exhibitions

1988    -           Saxon Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1987    -           Brandstater Gallery, Loma Linda University, Riverside, CA

1986    -           Elaine Horwitch Galleries, Palm Springs, CA

1975    -           Henderson Museum, Boulder, CO

 

Group Exhibtions

2011    -           “Art Prize Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

2011    -           NSS “78th” Annual Awards Exhibition, Brookgreen Gardens, SC Catalog

2010    -           “Sculpture in the Park” Loveland, CO, Catalog

1999    -           “Frederick Weisman Collects” Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

1994    -           Hakone Open Air Museum, Tokyo, Japan Catalog 1993

1992    -           “Westaff Awards Winners,” Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA

1991    -           “Futacko-Tamagawa,” Eight Los Angeles Artist, Tokyo, Japan

1990    -           “From The Back Room,” Saxon Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1987    -           “Animals” California State University, Fullerton, CA

1987    -           “Statements in Wood” CSUN Art Gallery, Northridge, CA

1986    -           “Palm Springs Grand Opening Group Exhibition,” Elains Horwitch Galleries, Palm

                        Springs, CA

1986    -           “Folf, Funk, and Fantasy” Elaine Horwitch Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, Scottsdale,

                        AZ

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