MICHAEL MEW - michaelmewstudio.com


EDUCATION

1978 San Jose State University - M.A.

1976 San Jose State University - B. A.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 Robotanicals - Deborah Page Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2007 Antics of a Fragmented Mind - Kidder Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
Cosmic Rays and Stray Particles - Deborah Page Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Pieced & Painted - Lobby Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2006 Deborah Page Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.

2001 Strata - Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA. (catalogue)

1999 Michael Mew Recent Work - Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1993 Gallery Paule Anglim. San Francisco, CA.
Metaphysics and Urban Artifacts - Anya Horvath Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, Simi Valley, CA.

1991 Taking Another Look: The Art of Assemblage - D.P. Fong Galleries, San Jose, CA.

1990 Michael Mew Constructions - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

1989 Michael Mew Recent Work - Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.

1987 Heart Attacks - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

1985 Introductions '85 - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

1984 Michael Mew Mixed Media Constructions - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, Ca.

1977 I.P.D. Gallery, San Jose, CA.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009 Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon
     Sonoma County Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
     Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Material BoundariesDeborah Page Projects at Spazio, Austin, TX

2008 What’s Up With Illustration? – Mauger Modern Art, Bath, England
Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon – San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Gallery Envied’art , Paris, France
Beyond Toys - Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA

2007 Chicago Art Fair – Chicago, IL, Kidder Smith Gallery
Bridge Art Fair London – London, England, Kidder Smith Gallery
Bridge Art Fair Miami – Miami, FL, Kidder Smith Gallery

2006 Summer In Sonoma – Erickson Fine Art Gallery, Healdsburg, CA.

2004 Summer In Sonoma - Erickson Fine Art Gallery, Healdsburg, CA.
Introducing…an inaugural exhibition – Addison Parks Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M.

2003 Holiday Show – Erickson Fine Art Gallery, Healdsburg, CA.

2000 Beneath the Skin – Works Gallery, San Jose,CA.
New Artists - Lead Gallery, Seattle, WA.

1999 Countdown - Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.

2000 Vienna International Art Fair – Vienna, Austria, Bucheon Gallery
Pieced Together – SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.

1996 Refound – SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.

1995 Leftovers - Works Gallery, San Jose, CA.

1994 The Gluers – Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.

1991 Boxes: A Celebration of the Box as A Art Form- California Craft Museum, S.F. CA.
Alchemy of the Page - Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
For Better Or Worse: Artists Views of Romance - Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA.

1990 Altar/Alter - Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA.
Beyond Words: The Book as A Metaphor for Art
San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA.
California Craft Museum, San Francisco, CA.
Personal Views, Northern California Assemblage - Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.

1989 Forty Years of California Assemblage – (catalogue)
Wright Art Gallery, UCLA - Los Angeles, Ca.
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.
Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA.
Joselyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Eight Sculptures - SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1988 I Found It - Works Gallery, San Jose, CA.
Assemblage ' 88: The Recontextualized Object - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

1987 Art On The Move - The Art Store Gallery, Oakland, CA.
Broken Heart Art - Sparc Gallery, Venice, CA.

1986 Chain Reaction II - San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1984 Social Context - Laguna Beach Art School, Laguna Beach, CA.

1980 Altered Spaces - San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.

1979 Introductions 1979 - Wordworks Gallery, San Jose, CA.

1978 Attitudes and Sensibilities - Gavilan College Gallery, Gilroy, CA.
American IX: The San Jose Exhibition - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.

REVIEWS & CATALOGS

2010 Masters: Collage- major works by leading artists,Lark Books 2010

2009 Join an Artistic Revolution – Lisa L. Cyr, the Artist’s magazine July/August, 2009
ART revolution – Lisa L. Cyr, North Light Books 2009

2008 Our Robots, Ourselves – Michael S. Gant, Metro  April 16, 2008

1999 Michael Mew – Sarah Colman, S.F. Bay Guardian February 10, 1999

1994 The Gluers - Terri Cohn, Diablo Arts - April 1994
Stuck on Art - Jolene Thym, Contra Costa Sun April 23, 1994

1991 Assembling a Top -Quality California Show - Dorothy Burkhart, San Jose Mercury News - April 26,

1990 Spectrum of Art Production - David Bonetti, San Francisco Examiner - April 17, 1990

1989 Forty Years of California Assemblage – Jamie Brunson, Catalogue -Wright Art Gallery 1989, UCLA

1988 Salvaging the Image - Mark Van Proyen, Artweek - March 26, 1988
Finders Seekers -Patricia Albers, San Jose Mercury News - March 27, 1988
Creating Artwork, one piece at a time - Kenneth Baker , San Francisco Chronicle -July 27, 1988
Reassessing Assemblage - Terri Cohn, Artweek - August 6, 1988
Assemblage '88 - The Recontextualized Object -Catalogue -San Francisco Art Institute

1987 Appropriation and Reinvention - Jamie Brunson , Artweek - February 21, 1987
Arts - Rebecca Solnit, Pacific Sun - February 20, 1987