MICHAEL ALAN LOREFICE 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016    Project Diana, “The town and the city”, Seattle, Wa
2014    Osprey Letterpress, “Life Through Images”, Seattle, Wa
2011     Memphis College of Art Alumni Gallery, Memphis, Tn
            Lynnwood Library, Lynnwood, Wa
2006   Red Room Gallery, Utica, Ny
            Delavan Gallery, Syracuse, Ny
2005   Ohm, Syracuse, Ny
2004   Tryst, Washington, Dc
2003   Federal Express Corporate Gallery, Memphis, Tn

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015    Valley & Taylor, “Night Flowers and Super Powers”, Seattle, Wa Cloud Gallery, “A Working Theory”, Seattle, Wa
2013    John F. Peto Studio Museum, National Juried Exhibition, Island Heights, Nj
            Interstitial Theatre, “Rinse Reuse Repeat, Seattle, Wa Interstitial Theatre, “Reel 2”, Seattle, Wa
2012    All-City Art, “Objectified”, Seattle, Wa Memphis College of Art Summer Exhibition, Rust Gallery, Memphis, Tn
2011     Kirkland Arts Center, “Inventing an Illusive Space”, Kirkland, Wa Pratt Fine Art Center Gallery, Seattle, Wa
2010    Garbageman Astronaut Project Space, “Departure Point”, Portland, Or
            Kirkland Arts Center, “Depth of Field”, Kirkland, Wa
2009   The Wright Exhibition Space, “The Artists of Artech”, Seattle, Wa
            Ouch My Eye, “Drawing is a verb.” Seattle, Wa
2008   Ouch My Eye, “Analog Photography”, Seattle, Wa
            Random Acts of Video, Hudson, Ny
            South Seattle Community College, Seattle, Wa
            Ouch My Eye, “Seven Propositions”, Seattle, Wa
2006   One Minute Film Festival, Portland, Or
2005   Saville Gallery, Cumberland, Md
            Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Ar
2004   Second Floor Contemporary, Memphis, Tn
            Media Co-op Short Film Program, Memphis, Tn
            E-Z Storage, Memphis, Tn
            M.F.A. Exhibition, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn
            Hartwick College Film Festival, Oneonta, Ny
2003   The Stage Gallery, Merrick, Ny
            Memphis College of Art Juried Exhibition, Memphis, Tn
2002   Drawing Now, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn
            Memphis College of Art Graduate Gallery, Memphis, Tn

HONORS & AWARDS
2016    Arquetopia, Artist-in-Residence, Oaxaca, Mx
2006    New American Paintings, Featured Artist, Open Studio Press, Boston, Ma
2005    Artists’ Registry, The Drawing Center, New York, Ny
2005    Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, Ny
2005    Santa Fe Art Institute, Artist-in-Residence, Santa Fe, Nm
2005    Artist Registry, The Drawing Center, New York, Ny
2004    Constance Saltonstall Foundation, Artist-in-Residence, Ithaca, Ny
2004    Payne Starling Award, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn
2003    Hohenberg European Travel Fellowship, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn
2002 – 2004    Graduate Scholarship, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn

PUBLICATIONS
National Juried Trompe l’oeil Exhibition, New Jersey: John F. Peto Studio Museum, 2013. Print.
Graves, Jen, Visceral Video, The Stranger, October 16, 2013, pg. 23
Bartels, Andrew, Inventing an Illusive Space. Artdish.com, August 2011
The Enterprise, Out & About, February 9, 2011, pg. B4
The Stranger, Volume 19, Number 9, November 9, 2009. Cover, pg. 1
New American Paintings, No. 67, The Open Studio Press, January 2007, Pgs. 102-05
Rushworth, Katherine, Midsummer’s Art Show, The Post-Standard/Stars, Sunday July 2, 2006. pg. 5
Daley, Jennie, Seclusion Feeding Creative Juices, Ithaca Journal, August 26, 2004, pg. 1B
Koeppel, Fred, Craft of Drawing Comes Alive in Black & White Exhibition, Commercial Appeal, May 7, 2004. pg. G13
Koeppel, Fred, Questions of Identity Dominate Works in Art College Exhibition, Commercial Appeal, Apr. 18, 2004, pg. F4
Blaustein, David, Torture in an Italian Villa, Friction Magazine, February 9, 2002 (online)
Patterson, Nick, Why We Still Need Johnny Cash, Friction Magazine, April 24, 2001 (online)

ARTIST LECTURES
2014 Contemporary Artist Lecture, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, Nh
2013 Artist Toolkit Series, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, Wa
2012 Contemporary Art Issues Panel, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Wa
2012 Artist Lecture, Digipen Institute of Technology, Redmond, Wa
2011 Contemporary Artists’ Panel, Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, Wa
2010 Artist Lecture, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Wa

CURATORIAL ACTIVITY
2014 Curator, Osprey Letterpress, Seattle, Wa
2009 ARK Studios, Transactions, Seattle, Wa
2009 Ouch My Eye, Drawing is a verb. Seattle, Wa
2008 Ouch My Eye, Seven Propositions, Seattle, Wa
2007 Ouch My Eye, Structured (in) Time, Seattle, Wa

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
2011-Present
Adjunct Instructor, Senior Lecturer, Digipen Institute of Technology, Redmond, Wa  
Art & Technology (Art 115)
2015-present
Adjunct Instructor, Senior Lecturer, Digipen Institute of Technology, Redmond, Wa  
The Language of Drawing (Art 102)
2013
Adjunct Instructor, Digipen Institute of Technology, Redmond, Wa  
19th & 20th Century Art Graduate Seminar (Art 516)
2004
Adjunct Instructor, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn  
Experimental Drawing (ART 320)
2003
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn
Painting II (PT 120)

NON-ACADEMIC TEACHING
2011-2013    Instructor, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, Wa
                    Observational Drawing, Beginning Drawing
2010-2012   Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Wa
                    Drawing Fundamentals, Observational Drawing
2010-2012 Instructor, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Kirkland, Wa
                    Introduction/Intermediate Oil Painting, Beginning/Intermediate Drawing, Figure Drawing, Art History Lecture                           Series: Modern and Contemporary
2008           Painting Instructor Assistant, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, Nc
                    Freedom to Glaze, Oil Painting Workshop

 

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tn
Bachelor of Art, Colgate University, Hamilton, Ny