Michael Genovese

Police Brutality, 2015
Urethane on canvas
96 x 56 inches
243.8 x 142.2 cm

BIOGRAPHY

b. 1976, Chicago, IL
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Intervals, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Joliet, Paris • London • Hong Kong, Chicago, IL

2013
Lines and Cracks and Zebras and Horses, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
P.S./P.P.S., The Patricia and Philip Frost Museum, Miami, FL

2009
It’s not the heat, it’s the humility
, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL

2008
Institutionalized, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Contemplation Station, Pedway Project, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Dwell, A-MAT w/ Jon Lowenstein and Nina Berman, Chicago, IL
Veils, Underground Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2012
It Ain’t Fair 2012, OHWOW Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
Write Now, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2011
Between Here and There: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Those who do, New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL
It Ain’t Fair: Materialism, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
The South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Exhibition, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum, Miami, FL
Escape the Room, Farside, Miami, FL

2010
The Island, Flagler Memorial Island, OHWOW Gallery/LAND, Miami, FL
It Ain’t Fair 2010, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
Provisions, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY
Writ Deep, curated by Shannon Stratton, Jack Olson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
New Work Miami 2010, curated by Peter Boswell and René Morales, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

2009
It Ain’t Fair 2009, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
The Paper Chase, Plaything Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Set to Manual, Girls Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Time+Temp, Arts and Cultural Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL
All-Media Biennial, Arts and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

2008
Sign Language, University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Fumed, Polvo, Chicago, IL
Dark Matter, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

SELECTED PROJECTS

National Research and Documentary Project with survivors of Forced labor w/ Jon Lowenstein, (U.S.), 2013-2014
PS/PPS, American Zeitgeist Field Study and Archive Project, 2008-12
Student Service, FIU/Frost Art Museum for Occupy Miami, Miami, FL, 2012
Cotton, Metal, Grafted Apples, Miami Art Museum, Bal Harbor, FL, 2011
Grafted Apples and Sentences, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, 2011
Sleepless Nights, FIU, College of Architecture and Arts, Miami, FL, 2011
Speak Easy, with Juan Chavez, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2010
Thursday’s Notice (Green), Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL, 2008
Lo Que Puedes Pagar, Chicago, IL; Brooklyn, NY; Monterrey, MX, 2006-08
Dziekuje, Black Swan, Chicago, IL, 2008
Sugar and Molasses, Goldman Properties, Boston Wharf, Boston, MA, 2007
Plaff!, Co-Habitat, Monterrey, MX, 2007
This Side of Hope, Architrouve, Chicago, IL, 2007
Through 30 years and back, IN:SITE, Milwaukee, WI, 2007
Radiophobia: A Chernobyl poem by Lyubov Sirota, Ukrainian Village, Public Work, Window fresco, Chicago, IL, 2006

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

Artist-in-Residence, Frost Art Museum/F.I.U., Miami, FL, 2011-12
Visiting Artist, New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL, 2011-12
Artist-in-Residence, Northern Illinois University School of Art, Dekalb, 2010
South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship, 2010
YCC Selection for Acquisition, New Work Miami 2010, PAMM, FL, 2010
Artist-in-Residence, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL, 2008
Artist-in-Residence, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, IL, 2008
Artist-in-Residence, Co-Habitat, Monterrey, MX, 2007
Visiting Artist, Danish Arts Council, Copenhagen, DK, 2005

LECTURES

PPS, Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL, 2012
PS Project, New York Times Round Table, F.I.U., Miami, FL, 2012
Teaching Diversity; Public Practice, F.I.U., Miami, FL, 2012
Write Now, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, 2012
PPS Project, Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL, 2012
PS Project, Miami-Dade High Schools, Miami, FL, 2011-2012
Teaching as Public Practice, New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL, 2011
PS Project, Miami Art Museum, Young Contemporaries Council, Private Residence, Miami Beach, FL, 2011
Tableaux, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, 2010
Call and response, ARTLAB, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, 2010
Collaboration and Public Practice, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 2008
Sign Language, University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2008
Fear of the unknown, CEDIM University at Co-Habitat, Monterrey, MX, 2007

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Patricia and Philip Frost Museum, Miami, FL
PAMM, Miami, FL
University of Miami, Special Collections

SELECTED WORKS