Mike Cloud (b. 1974, Chicago, IL)
The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
|2010||Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, School of Art, Concentration in Painting and Printmaking, New Haven, CT|
|2010||Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, School of Art, Concentration in Secondary Art Education, Chicago, IL|
|2014||Paper Quilts, Olsen Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN|
Bad Faith and Universal Technique, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY
|2010||Quiltmaking & Overproduction of Opposites, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY|
Special Project: Mike Cloud, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
|2008||Agreement and Subjectivity, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY|
|2007||A Eating Phylosophy, Center for Visual Communication, Miami, FL|
Celebrating Black History Month, The Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York, NY
|2006||Systems, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NB|
Story Structure, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
|2005||Special Project: Mike Cloud, MoMA P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY|
|2004||Mike Cloud, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY|
Selected Group Exhibitions
|2015||Wind Chimes, Bannerette, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Shanna Waddell|
Looking Back / The 9th White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, NY, curated by Cleopatra's
|2014||IN ON, Heliopolis/ Sun City Project Space, Brooklyn, New York, NY, curated by Baris Gokturk|
Saying Yes To Everything, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Prophetic Diagrams, Cheymore Gallery , Tuxedo Park, NY, curated by Will Corwin
doubleplusgood, Tuck Under Projects, Minneapolis, MN, curated by Caroline Kent
|2013||Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Phong Bui|
Dyeing Merging Multitasking, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Leeza Meksin
|2012||Things: The Still Life in Contemporary Art, Delaware County College, Media, PA, curated by Bertha Gutman|
|2011||The Death of Affect, Art Blog Art Blog, New York, NY, curated by Fran Holstrom & Jeffrey Scott Mathews|
February Show, Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY, curated by Heather Hart and Jun Lee
|2010||Looking Back, White Columns, New York, NY, curated by Bob Nickas|
|2009||African Americana, Brennan Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, curated by Kenya Robinson|
|2008||XXL-Recent Large-Scale Paintings, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, curated by Marc Straus|
Charismatic Abstraction, Albertine Monroe-Brown Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI, curated by Don Desmett
|2007||Unfathom, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Stuart Krimco|
Project Space: Jesse Chapman / Mike Cloud, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Amy Greenspon
|2006||Frequency, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, curated by Thelma Golden|
|2003||Toxic, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Josie Browne|
Art After the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Apexart, New York, NY, curated by Eugenie Tsai
Visiting Artist / Lecturer / Panelist
|2012||Panelist, The Still Life in Contemporary Art, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA|
|2011||Visiting Artist, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY|
Visiting Artist, New York Center for Arts and Media Studies, New York, NY
Visiting Artist, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
|2010||Visiting Critic, Kansas City Art Institute, Painting Department, Kansas City, MO|
|2009||Visiting Artist, University of New Orleans, Department of Fine Arts, New Orleans, LA|
|2008||Visiting Critic, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT|
|2007||Visiting Critic, University of Chicago, Department of Visual Arts, Chicago, IL|
|2006||Visiting Critic, University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Department of Art & Art History, Lincoln, NB|
Residencies and Awards
|2014||Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Award, Brooklyn, NY|
Chiaro Award, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Artist-in-Residence,Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
|2009||Muelensteen Art Centre, Eindhoven, Holland|
|2007||Center for Visual Communication, Miami, FL|
|2003||Barry Schactman Prize in Painting, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT|
|2001||Grace Holt Memorial Award in African American Issues, Faculty Award in Art Education, U. of IL, School of Art, Chicago, IL|
|Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College/ CUNY, Brooklyn, NY|
|2011-2012||Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL|
|2010-2011||Adjunct Professor, Kingsborough Community College/ CUNY, Brooklyn, NY|
|2009-2011||Adjunct Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/ CUNY, New York, NY|
|2010||Core Critic, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT|
|2008||Adjunct Professor, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT|
Bibliography and Press
|2015||Cotter, Holland. "Review: Independent Art Fair Combines Less is More and Growth" The New York Times, March 5.|
The New Yorker, "Looking Back: The 9th White Columns Annual" February.
Smith, Roberta. “15 Group Shows Not to Miss” The New York Times, January 29.
Brown, Becky. "Mike Cloud" Art in America, Jan.
|2014||Corwin, William. "Mike Cloud: Bad Faith and Universal Technique" The Brooklyn Rail, Oct 3.|
McClure, Diana. "Mike Cloud: Bad Faith and Universal Technique" The International Review of African American Art, Oct 17.
Keeting, Zachary. "Mike Cloud at Thomas Erben Gallery" Gorky's Granddaughter (video interview), Sept 22.
Corwin, William. "The Interview Show: Mike Cloud" Clocktower Radio, July 28.
|2013||Wozniak, Karla. "Dying Merging Multitasking: An Interview with Mike Cloud" Temporary Art Review, Sept 4.|
|2011||Leiby, Sofia. ”Post-Internet Painting and the Death of Affect” Pool (online publication), Dec 28.|
|2010||Muelensteen, Edward. Quiltmaking & Overproduction of Opposites, Muelensteen Art Center, February.|
|2009||Nickas, Bob. Painting Abstraction, Phaidon Press, September.|
|2008||Coburn, Tyler. “Agreement and Subjectivity” Art Review, December.|
Siedell, Daniel. Charismatic Abstraction, Western Michigan University Press, (catalogue) November.
Feinstein, Roni. “Report from Miami: After the Fair(s)” Art in America, March.
|2007||Vernissage TV, “Mike Cloud: A Eating Phylosophy/ Max Protetch Gallery & the Center for Visual Communication” (video Interview), December 27.|
Woolridge, Jane. “These Quilts Uncover Imagination” Miami Herald.com, December 6.
|2006||Wolgamott, L. Kent. “Variations on the Visual: Mike Cloud” (podcast), April.|
Cotter, Holland. “Mike Cloud” The New York Times, January 27.
|2004||Ellegood, Anne. “Mike Cloud” Frequency exhibition catalogue, The Studio Museum in Harlem.|
|2004||Glueck, Grace. “Mike Cloud” The New York Times, September 24.|